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Tour code: 2660SFOMUI1
Wander through an ancient coastal redwood forest and explore the artistic bayside enclave of Sausalito on this delightful half-day tour from San Francisco. Travel across the Golden Gate Bridge to visit the enchanting Muir Woods, home to some of the oldest and tallest trees on Earth. Then, soak up stellar views of the San Francisco skyline and browse charming art galleries in waterfront Sausalito. 


  • Four-hour trip to Muir Woods and Sausalito from San Francisco
  • Exploring the giant redwood sequoia trees at Muir Woods
  • Shopping and browsing in Sausalito, California's prettiest town
  • Drive across the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Choice of morning and afternoon tours
  • Expert guide and commentary
  • Pickup and drop-off from central San Francisco hotels (not available for those staying at hotels in the airport area and booking the 2pm tour)
  • FREE wireless on board tour vehicle

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A visit to the San Francisco area isn't complete without gazing up at the awe-inspiring redwoods and strolling through artsy Sausalito. Make the most of this tour by skipping the hotel drop-off and opting for a ferry ride back to the city for incredible views of the skyline and Golden Gate Bridge.

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What You Can Expect

Muir Woods, Giant Redwoods and Sausalito Half-Day Trip

San Francisco from Sausalito

Muir Woods National Monument is a must-see destination on any visit to the San Francisco Bay Area. Just a short drive across the Golden Gate Bridge, the protected nature reserve is home to one of the world’s last remaining coastal redwood forests. 

Choose from a morning or afternoon departure, and enjoy pickup at your San Francisco hotel. Stop at a vista point for a fantastic perspective of the Golden Gate and Alcatraz, and wind through the rolling emerald hills of the Marin Headlands to arrive at Muir Woods. Stroll along forest paths surrounded by the gigantic redwood trees, some of which stretch as high as 250 feet (76 meters) and date back nearly 800 years. 

After 75 minutes at Muir Woods, take a short drive to the artistic bayside village of Sausalito. Capture wonderful photos of the San Francisco skyline during a stroll along the waterfront, pop in to one of the many art galleries and grab a cappuccino or ice cream at a local café (own expense).

Your 4-hour tour concludes with drop-off back at your San Francisco hotel. 

Customer Reviews

Jeff M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Muir Woods and Sausalito half-day trip was perfect highlighted by our tour guide Adolfo who was very knowledgeable and shared with us many items of interest! I would take this tour again in the future and highly recommend!

Scott B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Fantastic tour.

Christine E S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was the last thing that we did over our six-night stay in San Francisco. It was a wonderful journey by bus over the Golden Gate bridge, and out into the countryside until we reached our destination of the Muir Woods. Here we were able to spend over an hour ambling along the walk-ways under the leafy canopy of these glorious trees. We walked as far as we could in the time allotted, and found ourselves quite alone in the distant paths. The walk-ways are wide and well-manicured, and anyone with a stroller, a wheelchair, small children, or similar could make their way quite easily. There is a gift shop and a place to purchase refreshments if desired. The return trip took us back through Sausalito where we disembarked and were allowed to wander as we wished through the shops along the waterfront. My granddaughter and I purchased ice cream cones, and went down to the shore where we chatted and enjoyed the ambience. Our return trip took us back over the Golden Gate bridge always a welcome experience! and dropped us off at the bus depot in the waterfront area of San Francisco. If I remember correctly, some of our fellow-travelers were being dropped off at their hotels. Altogether the whole trip was very well run, reasonably priced, and a pleasant, memorable experience.

rachel r

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

beautiful day spent walking around the woods/trails. wish we'd had more time in sausalito, but that was also alot of fun. pretty little town on the water. lots of neat places to eat. the bus trip was also very nice and very educational. would do it again!!

Anderson L B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Denise P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

I love it. I plan on doing this tour again.

Arnulfo V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Our tour guide was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and funny. The Muir Woods are a sight to see. The amount of time given at Muir Woods was sufficient. We were able to walk all the trail and have time to snacks before having to load. Sausalito is such a nice town. I only wish we had more time to spend there.

Holly D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing! I only wish I had more time at each location. The pick up and drop off was perfect and the tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable.

Cathy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great guide. Loved Muir Woods and Sausolito.

Judy K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Love Muir Woods! The tour was perfect, our driver was friendly and informative, and patient! Definitely a trip worth repeating!

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