Tour guide Randy is AWESOME. Helpful, funny without being obnoxious and spot on with his other city recommendations. I travel frequently domestic and abroad and I can say that Randy is one of the best guides I've had the pleasure of listening to. Alcatraz was a bucket list tour for my husband and I and if you are going to San Francisco - BOOK EARLY - and do the Muir Woods Alcatraz tour. This is a MUST SEE while in this part of our great country. Kudos to Randy for making the experience even better!
A great visit to Alcatraz starting first with a visit to Muir Woods and Sausalito both of which are really beautiful. Alcatraz itself is still in marvellous condition and the audio tour really completes the picture. Very interesting tour and worth the money and time whilst in the lovely San Francisco Bay Area.
Very good trip to Muir Woods. Driver was very informative. Took us to a great photo spot of Golden Gate Bridge before bringing us back to the city. Got us to the Alcatraz queue on time. The only slight annoyance was the need to phone 24 hours beforehand to confirm the booking which had already been confirmed and paid for beforehand. Also there was a lot of waiting around before the trip started.
Our bus driver/guide made our trip to Muir Woods a lot of fun. Very nice and relaxing ride as well as some fun and informative commentary.
This tour combo was great and I would recommend it to anyone. If you are going to Alcatraz, which I thoroughly recommend, book it way in advance or else you might not get to go. We went to the Muir Woods and Sausalito in the morning, and then to Alcatraz in the afternoon. The walk to Pier 33 for the ferry to Alcatraz is a little bit of a walk from the drop off point of the first two adventures, so be prepared to walk a ways. But other than that everything was great. The audio tour at Alcatraz is a must.
Great excursion!! The Muir Woods was not familiar and turned out to be realy l enjoyable for three generations! The ride to it is even exceptional as curvy, narrow switchbacks for 5 miles with great views. The Sausalito was basically a great luncheon spot unless you moved really fast but all we needed. Had ask driver for idea and he pointed to a great little sandwich shop that would never have noticed with really good food to take across to the park and eat! Alcatraz was the jewel of the day! SO glad I had called ahead almost 4 months to insure an inside tour. Tickets are really hard to get but didn't know this before. Worth every penny and walking tour was well done with narration at different cells etc. by taped convicts, as what they did daily routines, which cell was their's etc. AND they have a tram to scale the 13 floor hike for us older folks!!! At beginning and end we were at our hotel. What more could we ask? There were 9 of us.
Sausilito and Muir Woods where marvelous ,the boat trip was a bad experience as the Boat was overloaded,we had to stand up all trip long and the boat didnt seem to be safe ,so old,rusty and not comfrtable.
Alcatraz tour was amazing, very educational and fun just to roam about. Need a little more time in Muir Woods so you dont have to rush. Sausalito was beautiful, good shopping and great food.
The trip was a great way to see Alcatraz, Sausalito and Muir Woods. Our bus driver was great, and he shared many interesting facts about the area. We were a little confused about the timing of the trip, so be sure to confirm ahead of time to understand when to pick up your tickets. There was not a lot of time to visit Sausalito if you wanted to eat lunch, but the ferry was a great alternative. All in all, we were very happy with our tour experience.
Alcatraz was great, just remember to take you photo ID with you. Woods and Sausalito were also very pretty
Fabulous trip to Alcatraz and Muir Wood was beautiful. A brilliant day trip that was very well organised. Thanks very much.
Besutiful peaceful place amazing. Again the tour guide was well informed, fruendly too.
Both Alcatraz and Muir Woods were wonderful....however we did not have enough time to do both of these properly......next time I will book them individually but we did not have enough days to do that.
Sausalito was gorgeous also....I want to go there as soon as possible and spend more time.
We were forgotten at the pick up point and had to call several time to get picked up, otherwise it was very enjoyable. A little un-organized but we sure took in lots of information.
Fantastic trip! Loved all the locations. My husband and I had a great time. The drivers were very professional and friendly.
Fabulous tour. Igor was a great guide. Learnt msny interesting things about San Francisco along the way.
Very well organized. Our driver Chabli was great. We feel we learned much about San Francisco that day. Alcatraz was interesting and the audio tour was very good.
Kabush was hilarious!!! He provided entertainment, great commentary on the history of San Francisco, safe driver and provided us with a truly enjoyable trip!!!
Great information about Alcatraz that I never knew, the audio walking tour was excellent, The trip to Muir Woods was so wonderful seeing the redwoods this should be on everyone list. Our bus driver Randy did an excellent job full of information and drove like a pro.
On this tour we were able to see many beautiful sites in 1 day. Make sure to be careful when booking because we thought we were taking a tour inside of Alcatraz when in fact it was a boat ride around Alcatraz Island. It was disappointing because we could not buy a ticket on the spot since they sell out far in advance. We still enjoyed the boat ride nonetheless. The Giant redwoods in Muir Woods was very impressive and fun to walk around the monument. Sausalito is a lovely little town to end the day in. Our guide Randy was informative and humorous. Also, he stopped in a great scenic spot to take pics of the Golden Gate Bridge.
The tour was fantastic. Our driver, Randy, was the best. He was very personable and knowledgeable. We did a city tour the previous day with a different company and the tour guide was so obnoxious that we were a little nervous about this tour but it was great from start to finish. A!catraz is fascinating and Muir Woods is not to be missed. We had a wonderful day. I highly recommend Viator and you are extra lucky if you get Randy as your guide.
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