Muir Woods

Muir Woods California Redwoods Tour

Travel Across the Golden Gate Bridge and through the rugged coastal mountains of Marin County. Experience the magnificent views of the San Francisco Bay and valleys where the Coastal Miwok once lived. Our first stop is Muir Woods National Monument, where ancient groves of Giant Redwoods (Sequoia Sempervirens) tower over Redwood Creek. Our 1¼-hour stop is the most time offered of any other tour company. Muir Woods entrance fee included. 

Next, visit the beautiful coastal town of Sausalito, a gorgeous Mediterranean-style village, with quaint shop, art galleries, and waterfront restaurants. If a one-hour stop in Sausalito isn’t enough for you, extend your stay in Sausalito and return by ferry to San Francisco at your leisure. Ferry cost not included.

Muir Wood Tour Combinations

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After exploring Muir Woods, extend your adventure with one of our most popular combinations. Tour the City from the Bay to the Ocean, with photo stops at key locations. Enjoy great views and visit famous attractions including the Golden Gate Bridge. Stopping at Twin Peaks will give you a breathtaking 360-degree view of the city from 1000 feet above sea level.

Travelling through the Golden Gate Park we’ll point out seasonal flower displays, look for bison grazing and ride past windmills overlooking the Pacific. Learn about San Francisco’s early settlements, from Native Americans, to Spanish missionaries and the frenzied days of the Gold rush as you drive through the once infamous Barbary Coast. Then, see San Francisco’s iconic ‘Painted Ladies’ Victorian Homes as we take you through the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood.

End the tour back at San Francisco's beautiful waterfront and take in the superb vistas of Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Bay on this comprehensive half-day guided tour.

Muir Wood and Escape From the Rock

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 Combine a tour to Muir Woods National Monument and a bay cruise that allows you to get close to the “Rock”. Start your day off with a bay cruise in the San Francisco Bay headed around the infamous Alcatraz Island. The bay cruise will ride underneath the Golden Gate Bridge and continue to Alcatraz Island where you will get to circle around it twice. You will be able to hear stories about escape attempts and backgrounds of infamous inmates who used to call this island home.

Please note: The bay cruise does not let you on the Island.

When you return back to mainland you can break for a quick bite to eat then return to our office by 1:45 P.M. to depart to Muir Woods National Monument. Travel Across the Golden Gate Bridge and through the rugged coastal mountains of Marin County. Experience the magnificent views of the San Francisco Bay and valleys where the Coastal Miwok once lived. Our first stop is Muir Woods National Monument, where ancient groves of Giant Redwoods (Sequoia Sempervirens) tower over Redwood Creek. Our 1¼-hour stop is the most time offered of any other tour company. Muir Woods entrance fee included. 

Next, visit the beautiful coastal town of Sausalito, a gorgeous Mediterranean-style village, with quaint shops, art galleries, and waterfront restaurants. If a one-hour stop in Sausalito isn’t enough for you, extend your stay in Sausalito and return by ferry to San Francisco at your leisure. Ferry cost not included.

Muir Woods Tour plus Alcatraz Island

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Please call for Alcatraz tour availability.

Alcatraz Island remains one of San Francisco's greatest landmarks — and now you can experience its chilling allure for yourself. Packaged with Gray Line of San Francisco’s San Francisco City Tour or Giant Redwoods Tour, Alcatraz combos feature an award-winning cellular audio tour and round-trip boat ride to ‘The Rock.’

The Alcatraz Island Combo Tours from Gray Line of San Francisco are simply a must-do for anyone visiting San Francisco for the first time. Availability varies widely, so reservations are limited to our call center. Call today.

Muir Woods Helicopter Combo Tour

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See San Francisco from the air! Awe-inspiring views of the most beautiful city in the world are made possible by helicopter. We've combined these helicopter tours with our other great San Francisco Bay Area tours, so you can see Northern California from above and on the ground.

Board a Bell Jet helicopter for your exciting adventure above San Francisco. Musical background, choreographed to your flight, accompanies spontaneous narration by your professionally trained pilot. Take in the renowned hills of San Francisco and the striking cityscape like few ever can.

In the distance… you’ll see the surrounding Bay Area communities stretching as far as the eye can see; famous landmarks, including Alcatraz Island & the spectacular bridges spanning the Bay from a whole new perspective.

PLEASE CALL TO BOOK A HELICOPTOR COMBO TOUR!

Muir Woods Tour with Bay Cruise

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This 60 minute Bay Cruise takes you past the famous PIER 39 sea lions and along San Francisco’s historic waterfront revealing the city’s fascinating skyline. After you sail under the Golden Gate Bridge, you’ll circle Alcatraz Island and see every angle of this mysterious island. Other attractions include Angel Island, the Ellis Island of the west, and the magnificent skyline of San Francisco. This comfortable Bay tour has both indoor and outdoor seating with full narration describing major landmarks as you sail by them. Harbor Porpoises have returned to the Bay! 

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