4.5 star rating: Recommended 268 Reviews

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  • Location:San Francisco, California
  • Duration:5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Combine a visit to Muir Woods and Sausalito with a fabulous cruise on San Francisco Bay. You'll cross the Golden Gate Bridge to the Bay area's most popular national monument, visit Sausalito - the prettiest village in California and sail next to Alcatraz and under the Golden Gate Bridge on a narrated one-hour cruise.


  • Combined excursion to Muir Woods and Sausalito with one-hour Golden Gate Bay Cruise
  • Exploring the giant redwood sequoia trees at Muir Woods
  • Shopping and browsing in Sausalito, California's prettiest town
  • Drive across the Golden Gate Bridge
  • One-hour narrated Golden Gate Bay cruise
  • Cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge and by Alcatraz Island
  • Comfortable indoor and outdoor seating
  • Pick-up and drop-off from central San Francisco hotels
  • FREE wireless on board tour vehicle

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

From the the majestic ancient redwoods to the waterfront charm of Sausalito to the close-up views of the Golden Gate Bridge, this tour is a visual feast. Get ready for some gorgeous pictures!

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What You Can Expect

Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour plus Bay Cruise

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

First, this enthralling excursion takes you across the Golden Gate Bridge to stop for a view of San Francisco from Vista Point, then through the coastal mountains to the Bay Area's popular Muir Woods. This national monument is the site of a virgin forest of California Coast redwood trees, among the oldest and tallest on earth. Take the opportunity to roam through an ancient forest of giant redwood trees on your 75-minute visit of Muir Woods.

The tour then takes you to Sausalito, a quaint Mediterranean-style seaside village. Stroll along the waterfront, shop or take photos in this picturesque artists' colony nestled on the northern shores of San Francisco Bay.

In addition, you'll enjoy an hour of breathtaking sightseeing on the Golden Gate Bay Cruise. The fully narrated cruise on San Francisco Bay takes you under the Golden Gate Bridge (weather permitting) for close-up views of Alcatraz Island, the San Francisco waterfront and the California sea lions.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great trip. Igor, the driver/guide, was very entertaining. It was a perfect day for the tour and everything ran according to schedule.Muir accommodates a variety of fitness levels and Sausalito is a pleasant little town to visit briefly

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

guide was entertaining- wish we could have understood everything he said.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This trip was great. Our tour guide was friendly and knowledgable. Muir Woods was fabulous.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Superb combination, very good driver!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Trip was as described, we had a very good tour guide who went above and beyond by helping make the trip even better.
Be warned, we bought our tickets ahead of time via Viator and when we arrived we were given the run around saying we didn't have reservations and were going to be charged extra. We pushed back and showed our reservations and all of a sudden we were taken care of. Know your reservation time and have info with you just in case you have someone trying to make off of you. Enjoy!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Very good tour guide on the bus the Muir Woods experience is breathtaking!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Amazing sights! Our bus driver, Sonya was AWESOME!!! She knew her stuff. Bay Cruise was so cool. Actually went under the Golden Gate Bridge.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

All went well

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The Muir Woods Tour was excellent...especially our tour guide Troy. Nice bus, a fair amount of time to explore Muir Woods and Sausolito. But I was signed up for the Bay Tour as well and I thought it went directly from Sausolito to San Fran. Instead I went back to the downtown San Fran hub and then to the Bay Tour. I ended up giving my ticket away to someone as I wasn't sure I'd be back in time for a meeting at my conference. This tour was advertised as one package and it doesn't make sense to have you come all the way back to San Fran. I was confused once I got on the tour and was on the bus to the hub before I realized I could have taken the ferry back. You need to add more detail about how the Bay Cruise fits in.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

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