California's beautiful Muir Wood's National Monument and the coastal town of Sausalito are testimonies to the diversity and grandeur of the Sunshine State.
The tour departs from Union Square, aboard a luxury minibus. Relax in comfortable seats and enjoy the scenic views while your tour guide shares fun and informative facts about San Francisco with you. Along the way you will see the Palace of Fine Arts and the Presidio before crossing the iconic Golden Gate Bridge,t the North Vista Point, you will stop for some photo opportunities and breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay in the morning lights (weather permitting) . The tour continues along the Pacific Coast Highway providing stunning views of the coastal mountains near Mt. Tamalpais, the highest point in the Northern California Coast Ranges, and then heading further to Muir Woods National Monument.
Muir Woods is home to Coast Redwoods, some of the world's tallest trees. With maps in hand, take a walk through these spectacular woods and take in the immense natural beauty. Set aside in 1908 as a federally protected area, Muir Woods National Monument is the only surviving stand of Old Growth forest in the Bay Area today. There are a number of paved walking trails where visitors can get a close look at the magnificent giants. Other unpaved walking trails lead up the hills to explore the area further.
Admission to Muir Woods is included of $15 per person, kids are free.
After 1 hour in Muir Woods your tour takes you to charming Sausalito - a small Mediterranean-like village in Marin County, home to some of the country's wealthiest citizens. Sausalito is a gorgeous destination that offers unique boutique shopping, art galleries, fabulous mansions, amazing food and breathtaking views of the bay. You will have approx. 45 minutes in Sausalito before returning to Union Square.
If you wish to stay longer in Sausalito, you can enjoy a ferry ride back to San Francisco with beautiful views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco skyline as well Alcatraz Island (ferry ticket at additional cost).
Admission to Muir Woods is now included
Tour Departures and timings are traffic dependent. Routes and schedules are always subject to change without notice. During special holiday days or during special events in the city Tour schedules may differ and/or Tours tend to finish earlier than the usual schedule. For the most up to date information please always enquire locally. City Sightseeing Tours do not operate on Christmas Day.
Tour Duration: Approx. 4 hours.
Departures: Tour departs at various times during the day. 72hrs in advance of your tour departure you simply reconfirm all details via email or telephone to our partners in San Francisco or by visiting City Sightseeing at 1331 Columbus Avenue (between Beach St. & North Point St.), San Francisco, CA 94133.
Important: Your tour will depart from Union Square. You can hand your voucher to the driver.
There are approximately 1.5 miles (ca. 2.4 km) of paved, wheelchair accessible trails in Muir Woods.
You will have approx. 45 minutes in Sausalito before returning to Fisherman's Wharf. If you wish to stay in Sausalito longer, you can enoy a ferry ride back to San Francisco with beautful views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Skyline and Alcatraz Island (ferry ticket is available to be purchased locally).
Admission to Muir Woods is included in the price.
Tour Departures and timings are traffic dependent. Routes and schedules are always subject to change without notice. During special holiday days or during special events in the city Tour schedules may differ. For the most up to date information please always enquire with our partners locally.
City Sightseeing Tours do not operate on Christmas Day.