• Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Visit charming Sausalito, cruise across San Francisco Bay and stare up in wonder at the redwood trees of Muir Woods on this combo tour from San Francisco—the perfect day out in the Bay Area. You’ll experience the Golden Gate Bridge from both above and below as you drive across it and glide under it, and you’ll learn about some of California’s oldest and tallest natural wonders, the coastal redwoods. In Sausalito, you can stroll along the waterfront or shop in the galleries and boutiques.


  • 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

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What You Can Expect

Muir Woods and Sausalito Tour plus Bay Cruise

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Muir Woods National Monument and the village of Sausalito are two of the most popular things to do north of San Francisco. This convenient tour from the city makes it easy to check off both from your list, plus take a San Francisco Bay cruise for even more photo ops.

Your morning starts with pickup from centrally located hotels by air-conditioned bus for the drive across the Golden Gate Bridge, where you’ll stop to take in views from Vista Point on your way to Muir Woods. You have about 75 minutes here to walk along paths through the forest of old-growth coastal redwoods, known for being some of the oldest and tallest trees in the world.

Then head to Sausalito, a picturesque small town nestled between the Marin Headlands and San Francisco Bay on the north side of the Golden Gate Bridge. Take a walk on the waterfront, grab a snack (own expense) or check out the art galleries and shops. Once back in San Francisco, board your 1-hour Bay Cruise departing from Pier 39.

Your narrated cruise takes you underneath the bridge (weather permitting) and past Alcatraz Island. Enjoy views of the city skyline and the local sea lions, and then end your tour with hotel drop-off in San Francisco.

Customer Reviews

Doug O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Lovely location
Fun tour guide

Oksana F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Amazing tour....100 worth your money and time. Muir Woods park is simple beautiful and unique place, i wool recommend everybody visit that place, in Sausalito we just had time to eat lunch and Bay Cruise was very good and enjoyable.

gerard H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The drive to Muir Woods was beautiful and nail biting...the road was along the mountain sides and were very elevated...the driver navigated this with expertise while filling is in on information about the area and the Muir Woods. I have wanted to come here forever and it felt like a religious experience...the redwoods were so large and high and so majestic...To get perspective on photos you had to have people in the shots for comparison. This was nature at its best. Beautiful gift shop....Only problem for me was that the stay at Muir Woods was too short...I could have stayed all day!!

Angela P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The Muir Woods and Saulsalito Tour with the Bay cruise was really great. The drive over the Golden Gate Bridge, was part of the best day. Muir Woods was everything I had expected. The only thing was that we didn't have enough time in Saulsalito. Apart from that, the rest of it including the cruise was fantastic. The tour guide/driver was very knowledgeable.
AP. Australia


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

An amazing trip!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Beautiful, great experience and very peaceful trip. Chablis the bus driver was wonderful. Showed us a really good time.

Anna L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Took the trip on 10/5 and had an absolute blast. It was well run and the bus driver was knowledgeable, personable and an all around great guy. I would recommend this trip to anyone who doesn't have a lot of time but wants to see as much as possible.

maxine c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Fantastic tour - the driver was excellent with commentary and driving ( sorry I forgot his name ) Thankk you


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

muir woods is very beautiful but needed more time there .the coach driver was very informative and had a good sense off humour . the cruse on the harbour was good went under the golden gate bridge and past Alcatraz lots off great views and photo opportunities worth while to go on if in san Francisco

Benedict P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

We had a great time on this tour. Our bus driver, Randy, was informative, entertaining, and willing to answer any question posed to him with professionalism, and a bit of humor. He really made the bus ride fun! Muir Woods was spectacular, and shouldn't be missed. Sausalito was quaint, and offered many nice choices for shopping and lunch. The Bay Cruise portion of the trip was great, too, offering beautiful views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. All around, this trip was wonderful, and should be a part of everyones visit to the San Francisco area.

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