Muir Woods and Sausalito with Alcatraz Tour
Muir Woods and Sausalito with Alcatraz Tour Highlights
|Tour Prices*||Adults (12+)||Children (< 11)|
|SAVE BY BOOKING ONLINE||$5||$5|
We recommend booking Alcatraz packages at least 3 weeks in advance to ensure availability.
*Alcatraz tickets $30 per person and included in price
*Muir Woods & Sausalito with Alcatraz tour prices from San Francisco do not include:
the Muir Woods National Park entrance fee of $7 (based on 2012 rate).
Morning: Muir Woods and Sausalito
Our Muir Woods tours from San Francisco spends 1 hour in Muir Woods giving you ample time to enjoy the beauty of the Sequoia Redwood trees. After the Muir Woods tour, we head to the beautiful San Francisco Bay town of Sausalito. On our Sausalito tours you will have time to enjoy the San Francisco Bay view or visit the shops, Art Galleries and ice creameries of Sausalito. Our Muir Woods and Sausalito tours will then head back to San Francisco, crossing the Golden Gate Bridge.
At Pier 33, you will board a ferry and ride across the bay to Alcatraz Island. Your Alcatraz Tour begins after a short walk up a hill and into the prison, where you will receive a headset for an audio presentation which includes 45 minutes of recordings of actual guards and inmates who lived and worked on the Island, this audio presentation is also known as "Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cell house Tour". At the end of the tour, explore Alcatraz Island to your heart's content, just don’t miss the ferry back for your Muir Woods and Sausalito tour!
Muir Woods and Sausalito with Alcatraz Tour - Times Approximate
Morning - Muir Woods and Sausalito
8:00 - 8:45 AM
Start your morning with a pick-up for your Muir Woods & Sausalito tour at your San Francisco hotel in downtown or Fisherman's Wharf area.
9:00 - 9.45 AM
9:45 - 11:00 AM
Explore Muir Woods National Monument.
11:00 - 11:30 PM
Drive to Sausalito.
11:30 - 12:30 PM
Stroll along the San Francisco bay or visit the shops and great art galleries on your Sausalito Tour.
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Drive back to San Francisco after your Muir Woods + Sausalito tour.
Afternoon - Alcatraz
Pier 33 - The Embarcadero Street.
The ferry ride from San Francisco to the island takes approximately 10-15 minutes. Once you arrive on the island, a brief presentation of the island's history and guide to touring the prison is given. An audio tour is provided on entrance of the cell house that gives a recorded commentary from former inmates, prison guards and prison wardens. It takes roughly between 2 and 2 1/2 hours to do the full tour and just enough time to grab a souvenir. The ferry leaves roughly every thirty minutes. Learn interesting facts about the island, such as that Alcatraz was not only used as a prison but also as a harbor defense fort during the civil war and before then, was America's first lighthouse on the West Coast. Experience the beauty, history and infamy of Alcatraz Island on the San Francisco Bay.
* Tour departure times are subject to availability.