• Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Wander through an ancient coastal redwood forest and explore the artistic bayside enclave of Sausalito on this half-day tour from San Francisco. Travel across the Golden Gate Bridge to visit 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 art galleries along the Sausalito waterfront. At the end of your tour choose between getting dropped off at Union Square in San Francisco or taking the Sausalito ferry back to San Francisco.


  • 4-hour trip to Muir Woods and Sausalito from San Francisco
  • Explore the giant redwood sequoia trees at Muir Woods
  • Shop and browse in Sausalito, California's prettiest town
  • Drive across the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Expert guide and commentary
  • FREE wireless on board tour vehicle

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. 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 at Union Square in San Francisco or choose the option of taking the ferry back to San Francisco from Sausalito.


Customer Reviews

Everett M M United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

PEACEFUL......Amazing such a place is so close to San Francisco....bus ride out to the woods was great and we had picture opportunities of the Golden Gate and the city scape before hitting the woods. Sausalito....excellent fish and chips for lunch...and enjoyed the ferry ride back to the city....great day....worth every penny.

Kevin P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This was an awesome tour. Narrated nicely with ample time at specific destinations. Would recommend to others and would book with this company again.

kimberly B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This was the best way to kick off our first visit to San Fran! Our guide was very knowledgeable, helpful and fun. The sites and amount of time were perfect and we were able to just walk around to the meeting point from our hotel in union square. We took the ferry back which helped us enjoy Sausalito in a more relaxing amount of time. Definitely would recommend!

Richard M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Such a beautiful place.. tour was amazing

K Lacara

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

It was an amazing trip. Our tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable about the places that we visited. He had a great sense of humor and made our trip memorable. Our first stop was at the visitor center of Golden Gate Bridge to take a quick picture and admire the scenery.
Then, we went onto our journey through Mt. Tamalpais which will then lead you to Muir Woods. Our tour guide Josh was nice to take your mind off of the road considering that you are going through a stiff, narrow two way road highway. I applauded his driving skills and talking at the same time about history. He'd even play music about either California or San Francisco!
And finally, to the place I've always wanted to visit, Muir Woods National Park. This place is beautiful and very serene. We had enough time to see the park and followed his recommendations on how to make the most of it. We were able to see the major sites, take lots of pictures and take a short hike back to the parking lot. I wish we had more time to take other hiking trails.
We then stopped in Sausalito and had enough time to grab something to eat and stroll around this quaint city. You also have an option to take the ferry back to the city. He also gave some of us an option to hop off at different locations such as Pier 39 or Fishermen's Wharf, which are both major tourist spots in the city. For those of us that stayed on the bus, he continued to talk about the history of the city on our way back to Union Square.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Our tour guide was amazing. I forgot his name but he made the whole journey very enjoyable. If you don't take the ferry, you can still take the bus back to SF and they can drop you anywhere you want. Overall a great trip, but I found out that there's a shuttle you can take from SF to Sausalito, then to Muir woods, if I'm not mistaken. So, you might save a lot if you go yourself, because when you arrived at Muir woods you'll just explore it on your own.

maryna t

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This tour was amazing!

George W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This was an excellent tour that we would highly recommend. Muir Woods is simply awe-inspiring to see so many large, majestic redwoods. It is a very easy walk at a liesurely pace to see much of the Woods. Sausalito is also very interesting with some great restaurants. Highly recommend booking the tour with the option to stay in Sausalito and take the ferry back to San Francisco. If you do, be sure to check the ferry schedule and plan your day accordingly as the ferries do not run that often. Our guide recommended Scomas for lunch and the Ciopinno Soup seafood and we were not disappointed. All in all, a great tour!

David C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Great experience

Stephanie H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018


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