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Muir Woods Expedition℠ & Sausalito with Alcatraz Tour

Muir Woods Expedition℠ & Sausalito with Alcatraz Tour

Muir Woods Expedition℠ & Sausalito with Alcatraz Tour

  • How do I book or make a reservation?

    You can book online to receive an online discount or call our office at  1-866-231-3752 or  1-415-357-0700. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations.

  • How do I pay for my tour?

    If you are reserving your tour online, your credit card will be charged. Reservations by phone require a credit card to hold your seat(s). Cash can only be paid directly to the tour guide on our Yosemite & Giant Sequoias 1 Day Tour and Redwoods & Wine Country 1 Day Tour. You can also come to our Fisherman's Wharf office prior to the tour departure date and pay cash directly.

  • What types of payments do you accept?

    Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. We also accept Debit cards with symbols of these card companies. 
    Cash: Guests can pay cash at our Fisherman's Wharf location for any tour or directly to the driver for our Yosemite and Redwoods & Wine Country tour.
    Travelers Checks: We accept valid & properly signed Travelers Checks as a substitute for cash payments. 

    Personal Checks: Apologies, but we do not provide a personal check payment option.

  • Will I get a discount if I book a second tour?

    Yes, you can get a up to $25 off your second tour. The $25 discount is for the Total Yosemite Experience 1 day tour, Wine Lovers Wine Country Tour and the Monterey Explorer Tour.

  • Is there any advantages by booking my tour online?

    You will get an automatic discount on your first tour when you book online at www.extranomical.com!

  • Can I cancel or change my reservation?

    Cancellations or changes must be made 72 hours before tour departure, or at least 8 days in advance if the reservation includes a hotel accommodation to get a partial refund. 

    Airport shuttle transfers, all Bay Cruises & Ferry Tickets, Hop on Hop off Bus Passes,  Alcatraz Tours and Air Cruises are non-refundable. Cancellations and changes are subject to a 10% or $25 fee, whichever is greater. 

    Private Tours/Charters' cancellations or changes require a 2-week notice.

  • Where should I pick up the tickets for my tour?

    You don't need a ticket for most of our tours, vouchers are provided when they are needed. Most times your confirmation email is enough. We will specify in your email confirmation after you've booked the Yosemite tour what information you will need to have with you.

Morning: Alcatraz 

Meet at Pier 33 to 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!

Afternoon: Muir Woods and Sausalito
Our Muir Woods tours from San Francisco spends approximately 2 hours in Muir Woods giving you ample time to enjoy the beauty of the Sequoia Redwood trees. The main trail has a boardwalk and runs along the shadowy Redwood creek. There is a half hour loop, a one hour loop, and a one hour and a half loop. Of course there are longer trails that extend into surrounding parks, but the tallest redwoods grow along the main trail, as it is at a lower elevation and the trees receive enough water from the creek. Other trails are pretty steep and require at least half a day to complete.

After the Muir Woods tour, we head to the beautiful San Francisco Bay town of Sausalito here guests who purchase a ferry ticket will depart from the tour and make their way back to San Francisco on their own.  Our Muir Woods and Sausalito tours will then head back to San Francisco, crossing the Golden Gate Bridge.

Muir Woods and Sausalito with Alcatraz Tour - Times Approximate

Morning - Alcatraz

9.00am /
9.30am /
10.00am /
10.30am *

Please meet at Pier 33-Embarcadero Street. Local public transportation - F Streetcar, BART-Embarcadero station.

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.

Afternoon - Muir Woods and Sausalito

2:00 PM

Pick-up for your San Francisco City Insider's Tour at Fisherman's Wharf.

2:15 PM- 5:00 PM

Drive over the Golden Gate Bridge and through the Marin Headlands to Muir Woods National Monument.  Explore Muir Woods as you gaze up to some of the tallest living things on Earth!  After you have had time to explore, head to Sausalito to see the beautiful seaside town.  Here guests who choose to take the ferry can depart from the tour and make their own way back to San Francisco.

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Those who stay with the tour will cross the Golden Gate Bridge on their way back to San Francisco for their hotel drop offs.

* Tour departure times are subject to availability.

 

Customer Reviews

Muir Woods Expedition℠ & Sausalito with Alcatraz Tour
– Marie B. on 08/07/2015

Great excursion with kindly guide, we loved it!
– Liane L. on 02/11/2014

Our driver, I think it was Ralph, was so friendly! This guy gave us his personal tips to enjoy most possible. He seemed a living, funny, informativ dictionary. I learned a lot about culture, the land and its music. GREAT! Thank you sooooo much!!!!
– Carmella P. on 09/10/2012

EVERYTHING ! Our tour bus driver was "Don" (the "Don" who got married on Saturday), was WONDERFUL. We really, really enjoyed him. He took us everywhere we wanted to go. What a great way to start our vacation. Because of Don, we booked two other trips with your company.
PRICE
Tour Prices*Adults (12+)Children
Regular Price:$112$86
Internet Special:$106$81
ONLINE SAVINGS$6$5

*Alcatraz tickets $33 per person is included in price. Muir Woods Park entrance fee is not included in the price.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Spend approximately 2 hours in Muir Woods
  • See the seaside town of Sausalito
  • Alcatraz Tour
  • Available daily
  • Drive over Golden Gate Bridge
  • Tour Operator: Extranomical or 3rd Party