San Francisco: Muir Woods, Giant Redwoods, & Sausalito Tour

Activity provider: Gray Line San Francisco

San Francisco: Muir Woods, Giant Redwoods, & Sausalito Tour

Activity provider: Gray Line San Francisco
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Take a guided tour of the Muir Woods National Monument, with entry tickets included, on a trip from San Francisco. Continue onto Sausalito and choose to either explore by bike or return by ferry.

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Duration 4 - 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup at 7:40 AM from 478 Post St., San Francisco 94102, Union Square Area, Downtown San Francisco. Encore Cafe is next door. The bus will board from directly across the street. Pickup at 8:00 AM from 2805 Leavenworth St, Fisherman's Wharf Area. Bay City Bike Rentals & Tours is across the street and has a blue canopy. The bus will board just in front.


  • Stroll through beautiful Muir Woods
  • See giant Redwood trees towering above you
  • Explore the quaint town of Sausalito
  • Take in unrivaled views of San Francisco
  • See a unique colony of floating homes
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See the giant redwoods at Muir Woods National Monument and stroll through the picturesque city of Sausalito on a guided tour from San Francisco. Choose to extend your time in Sausalito and return by ferry, or rent a bike to explore on 2 wheels.

Meet your guide in San Francisco and board the bus to begin your experience. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge as you leave the city, and pass through the Rainbow Tunnels on Highway 101. Admire the views of tidal flats and rolling hills, with Mount Tamalpais in the distance.

Arrive at Muir Woods National Monument, where you’ll spend 1 hour and 15 minutes exploring. Stroll through the landscape of giant sequoia trees, unchanged since the Coast Miwok Native American tribe lived here centuries ago.

Follow the Nature Trail along Redwood Creek, passing 500- to 800-year-old redwoods. Wander through Cathedral and Bohemian Groves. Be sure to stop at the Visitor Center and the gift shop for more gems.

Continue onto Sausalito, a coastal community filled with elegant homes that face the bay. Enjoy a 1-hour stop to explore the city, which has unrivaled views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco skyline.

See the unique colony of floating homes moored along the waterfront. Walk through the downtown area — a National Historic Landmark District —  passing quaint boutique shops, galleries, and restaurants.

Select the option including the Sausalito ferry, to enjoy a scenic 1-way ferry trip back to San Francisco. Upgrade your activity with a 4-hour bike rental to extend your time in Fisherman's Wharf. With this option, you can explore at your own pace and return to San Francisco at your leisure.

  • Half-day tour
  • Admission to Muir Woods
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • WiFi and restroom on board
  • 1-way ferry ticket from Sausalito to San Francisco (if option selected)
  • 4-hour bike rental (if option selected)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up
Not suitable for
  • People over 300 lbs (136 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The 4-hour bike rental comes with a helmet, basket or bike bag, bike lock, and a detailed map; baby seats for infants, double trailers for toddlers and tag-a-long attachments for young children are available at an additional cost upon request
  • This tour is not recommended for riders who are 300 pounds and over
  • Bike reservation is not mandatory but recommended to hold your bikes and streamline the pickup process
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 326 reviews

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We saw the Golden Gate Bridge and we’re given the opportunity to take plenty of pictures of it. Then we went to Muir Woods and saw those awesome redwoods. Then we went to Sausalito and spent the rest of the day and took a cruise on the Blue and Gold Line back to Fisherman’s Wharf. Everything was perfect!

September 13, 2022

We enjoyed our tour. The driver was informative throughout the tour. We only wish we had more time to walk through the woods and experience the peace and tranquility longer than 75 minutes. The stop at Sausalito gave us time to grab lunch and walk along the marina. The Grayline Bus was comfortable and made the tour more pleasureable.

April 14, 2022

Well, it all starts with the weather, which was fabulous that morning. Cool and warmed up fairly quick. The bus guide was informative, but honestly, just being able to explore the Muir Woods was astonishing. The paths were great. Great accommodations for before and after the hike. Loved it and next time, would probably just drive there myself and take the longer trails.

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November 17, 2019

Product ID: 6643