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Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour With Optional San Francisco Bay Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • A wonderful trip which combines some of the most spectacular California scenery
  • Walk amidst the ancient towering Redwood trees of Muir Woods
  • Enjoy the many charms of Sausalito
  • Choose the Bay Cruise option for stunning views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Overview
    The giant redwoods of Muir Woods are simply unmissable on a trip to San Francisco. This wonderful half day trip from San Francisco combines a visit to the ancient grove of towering redwoods with a visit to the charming coastal town of Sausalito, and if you wish, a bay cruise.
    You will drive across the Golden Gate bridge to reach Muir Woods and this sets the stage for a day of simply stunning scenery. The rugged coastal mountains of Marin county, the mystical beauty of Muir Woods and the picturesque charm of Sausalito will ensure this is the best trip you take during your time in San Francisco
  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    4 - 5 hours (Depends upon option choosen)

    Start time

    Union Square Tour Center: 9:45am and 2:00pm 
    Fisherman's Wharf Tour Center: 9:30am and 2:30pm
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 30 mins early

    Note: If you opt for the Bay Cruise add-on you will only be able to take the morning departure

    Meeting Point

    Union Square Tour Center, make your way to 478 Post St (Union Square Main Office), San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

    Fisherman's Wharf Tour Center, 2800 Leavenworth - Anchorage Square building at the corner of Leavenworth & Jefferson Streets. 

    So there's no last minute rush please arrive at the start point 15-30 minutes early.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

    If you wish you can stay in Sausalito and get the ferry back to San Francisco (not included in the tour cost)

    Itinerary

    At the start of the day, make your way to the mentioned meeting point. 

    You will drive out of town and through Marin County, one of America’s wealthiest areas, where you can admire the beautiful mansions set in immaculate gardens.

    You will arrive at Muir Woods National Forest, one of the last remaining stands of Coast Redwoods. Among nature’s grandest creations, the sky-piercing giants in this forest can grow to almost 260 feet and live for more than 1,000 years. Walk through the cool green trails and gaze up at the towering trees. Many of them will be around 45 times as tall as you are!

    Travel to the seaside town of Sausalito, where hillsides grade gracefully to an attractive shoreline and the breathtaking Golden Gate Bridge takes shape in the distance. Cliff-hanging cottages and luxurious houseboats give Sausalito a Mediterranean flavor, but the art galleries, shops and inhabitants have an unmistakably Californian character.

    From here you have 3 options:

    1. Stay in Sausalito and get the ferry back to San Francisco.  The ferry fee must be paid at your own expense. 

    2. Travel back to San Francisco with the tour group and end the tour in San Francisco 

    3. Travel back to San Francisco with the tour group and join a Bay Cruise

    Option 3 is only available if you choose the morning departure.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Complimentary drop-off in a shuttle
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Knowledgeable guide
    • Admission to Muir Woods
    • One-hour narrated Bay cruise (if option selected)

    Exclusions

    • Food and drinks
  • Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour if you wish to take advantage of the hotel shuttle service

    To preserve the natural environment of Muir Woods, the US National Parks Service has implemented a parking reservation system. Hotel pick up won’t be available. So, we request you to make your way to the mentioned meeting point.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may havePassengers in wheelchairs can be accommodated only if they can get on and off the bus on their own and if the wheelchair can be folded. Insurance restrictions do not permit the driver to assist handicapped persons
  • Customer Reviews
    • Fantasic Tour

      I would definitely recommend taking this tour. The Muir Woods are so humbling. You really have time to walk through and appreciate the majesty of the forest. My 16 year old...

      Cathy Whittaker, Canada, 01/Dec/2010
    • Fabulous Tour

      This tour was the highlight of our trip to San Francisco. The bus ride over the Golden Gate bridge was beautiful and something we could say we did. The woods were just...

      Cathy Whittaker, Canada, 01/Dec/2010
    • As above! The bus company did their best and we had good service from Remy, Sheila and driver Antonio was the best!

      Wendy Poulier, Australia, 14/Oct/2018