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Muir Woods Redwood Forest and Sausalito Tour

Muir Woods Redwood Forest and Sausalito Tour

Muir Woods and Sausalito Morning Expedition

  • What do I need to bring?

    • Solid shoes
    • Snack
    • Bottle water
    • Camera
    • Money for lunch
    • Sunscreen if necessary
  • How long is the tour?

    This tour takes about 4-5 hours.

  • Does the Muir Woods Expedition tour run everyday?

    Like all of smaller group tours, a minimum number of participants are required before the tour can be confirmed. If you have any questions about availability please contact our Reservations staff at: +1-415-357-0700

  • Do you offer that tour in different languages?

    This tour is only offered in English. If needed, we can organize a private tour in other languages. Please also take a look at our Redwoods and Wine Country Escape Tour - it is a great deal and includes complimentary audio tours in 8 different languages.

  • Is the Muir Woods Expedition a guided tour?

    The tour is narrated and guided, but you will have time to spend on your own inside Muir Woods.

  • What kind of vehicle will take us to Muir Woods?

    • We use either a 13-passenger van or a 36-passenger minibus. 

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  • How much time will we have inside Muir Woods? Will that be enough time to see everything?

    You will have up to two hours on your own inside Muir Woods National Monument. That's  enough time to see all that Muir Woods has to offer. Our competitors only spend about an hour at Muir Woods.

  • Do we only go to Muir Woods?

    No, there is an optional stop in Sausalito, where you can choose to take the ferry back to San Francisco instead (ferry ticket not included).

  • I would like to go on that tour during the afternoon. When would it start and until when?

    Please look at the itinerary for approximate times.

  • Can I combine this tour with another tour?

    You can book the Muir Woods Expedition & City Insider's combination or we also have a popular Redwoods & Wine Country Escape that goes to Muir Woods, Sonoma, & Napa Valley In one day

  • Are we crossing the Golden Gate Bridge?

    Yes, the tour will come back to San Francisco by way of the Golden Gate Bridge. There is also an optional stop in Sausalito or at the Golden Gate Bridge.

  • Do we stop in Sausalito?

    There is an optional stop in Sausalito or the Golden Gate Bridge. You can also choose to take the ferry back to San Francisco from Sausalito instead (ferry ticket not included).

  • Why should I stay in Sausalito and take the ferry instead of taking the bus back to San Francisco?

    Sausalito is a beautiful city North of San Francisco. It is well known for its beautiful views, boutique shops and art galleries. There are a lot of first-class restaurants with food from around the world. Taking the ferry back to San Francisco also allows a relaxing experience on the boat and offers a different yet fantastic view of San Francisco from the water.

  • Is the ferry ticket included in the price of the tour? If not, how much does the ferry cost from Sausalito to San Francisco

    No, the ferry ticket is not included in the price of our tour. Ferry services vary but it is around $!0 for adults. Prices are subject to change without notice and Extranomical Tours is not responsible for passengers that depart from the tour at this stage.

  • How long does the ferry take from Sausalito to San Francisco?

    The ferry takes about 25-30 minutes.

Muir Woods Expedition & Sausalito Tour

Golden Gate National Recreational Area now requires advanced parking reservations for all vehicles entering Muir woods national Monument. We offer daily departures - book your San Francisco Redwoods Tour with us and ensure your spot to see Redwoods!

  • Slow-paced, small group experience
  • Experience the tallest trees in the world
  • Maximum time in Muir Woods park
  • Plenty of time to explore the seaside town of Sausalito
  • Photo stop at the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Complimentary hotel pickup/drop-off in San Francisco
  • Daily departures; satisfaction guaranteed

This is the only tour that slows down the pace enough to enjoy both Muir Woods National Monument and the charms of Sausalito. Spend a full 1 ½ hours gazing up to the canopy created by giant coastal redwoods before heading to Sausalito with time for shopping and lunch.  This fully guided tour, includes a photo stop at the northern span of the Golden Gate Bridge.

This guided tour gives your an opportunity to fully experience Muir Woods, the giant redwood forest nearest to San Francisco. After boarding from your San Francisco hotel, you’ll make an inspiring stop after crossing the 1.7-mile span of the Golden Gate Bridge. We’ll make sure you have time to get the perfect photo.

Unlike other tours, after arriving at serene Muir Woods, you’ll spend a full 90 minutes exploring this natural treasure set aside by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908 as a national monument.

There are many trails to choose from, all with views of towering coastal redwoods, some over 250 feet tall. Our favorite winds along shadowy Redwood Creek where the tallest trees are located. Be on the lookout for raccoon, deer, and the rare northern spotted owl. 

Though Muir Woods is all about the giant redwoods, the area is host to 13 species of ferns, a plant that has been on earth for more than 300 million years. Take the time to identify lady, maidenhair and goldback ferns as you lower your gaze from the redwood canopy above you. 

Then, we’ll re-board your vehicle and be off to Sausalito, the seaside community full of charm and unforgettable views of San Francisco

You’ll have time for lunch and browsing in some of the charming shops. Take some selfies against the city skyline across the bay, then post them to your social media so your friends can share the experience with you.

You tour will conclude with a return across the Golden Gate Bridge as we head for either Fisherman’s Wharf (to catch your optional Bay Cruise) or to your San Francisco hotel.

Note: For the rare event that commercial parking is not available at Muir Woods, we reserve the right to arrange an alternative destination for experiencing Giant Coastal Redwoods during your half a day in San Francisco trip.

San Francisco Muir Woods Expedition & Sausalito
Morning Tour - Times Approximate

Tour Length - 6 hours approximately

9:15 AM-9:45 AM
Pick up at San Francisco Hotels in Downtown or Fisherman's Wharf area.
9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Make a memorable crossing over the Golden Gate Bridge. Take the time for the perfect photo before heading to Muir Woods. 
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Spend the most time in the forest! You'll have time to gaze up into forest's canopy and admire the Coastal Redwoods Sequoias. Stroll the boardwalk while admiring the tallest trees in the world. 
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Take the time to explore, shop and have lunch in Sausalito.
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Drop off at most San Francisco downtown hotels or in Fisherman's Wharf.

Customer Reviews

Muir Woods Redwood Forest and Sausalito Tour
– Becky M. on 03/22/2018

We loved our tour to Muir Woods and Sausalito. Kimberly was great!
– Chris R. on 03/22/2018

Wonderful guide!
– D. V. on 03/22/2018

Great tour, lovely and well knowledged tour guide!
– Pep & Anna C. on 03/22/2018

Kimberly is such a great guide !!! We learned a lot about interesting things + we had a blast with her sense of humor and her particular song moments, we still laugh when we think about it. We had a fantastic time !
– Ian M. on 03/22/2018

Kimberly was fantastic!
– Gergana B. on 03/22/2018

Excelent Great customer service and great experience!
– Eric N. on 03/15/2018

Our tour guide Paul was excellent, he added a couple of extra stops on the way to and from Muir Woods that added value and pictures.
– Wayne O. on 02/22/2018

Muir forest Enjoyed everything
– Kimberly T. on 02/22/2018

Great trip! Our pick up was on time, our tour guide, Phil, was entertaining and very informative. Muir woods is amazing and enchanting. Sausalito is a beautiful little town and it’s worth seeing.

Muir Woods Expedition & Sausalito Morning Tour
투어 가격*성인(만12세 이상)어린이
정상가:$74$64
인터넷 특별가:$69$61
온라인 예약 할인$5$3

Muir Woods Expedition & Sausalito Morning Tour with Admission Ticket
투어 가격*성인(만12세 이상)어린이
정상가:$89$64
인터넷 특별가:$84$61
온라인 예약 할인$5$3
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