Muir Woods Tour & Ferry Return ~ FREE Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
We highly recommend you take this tour if its your first time (or not) to San Francisco! We in Alaska have the most gorgeous views of nature but stepping into the Muir Redwoods was breathtaking. My husband and I were so thankful we chose this as part of our adventure here in San Francisco. Our tour guide, Allan (sp?) was fantastic and highly recommended. He has so much knowledge of the entire tour and humorous as well! Sausalito was a quaint seaside town with numerous restaurants to dine at from $-$$$ and the ferry ride back to San Francisco was great and like I said, this was worth every dollar spent.
Tour was really great. Muir Wood was beautiful and the ferry ride back was a great way to see the bridge and Alcatraz. The guide was very knowledgeable and informative. My only complaint would be that the guide doesn’t have to talk the WHOLE ride.
Had the best time with our tour guide h was very knowledgeable and hilarious! I felt like I really got to know about the other of San Francisco and the surrounding area! Thank you so much for a fantastic trip!
Wonderful trip. Our driver was not only a very skilled driver, but quite entertaining as well. Couldn't have asked for a better time.
We had a wonderful time on our visit to Muir Woods and Sausalito with Guide You. Our driver, Aaron, was great, full of information and amusing stories. We would highly recommend your company and look forward to other tours in the future.
We enjoyed the unique Redwood trees so close to San Francisco. We also enjoyed the commentary by the bus driver. The ride back to San Francisco from Sausalito was a treat.
Great trip and driver Erin was par excellence.
The Muir wood is great, wish I had more time to explore Driver/guide did not stop talking for even a moment, talked about uninteresting facts, did not relate a lot of important information
The details contained in the confirmation email were spelled out clearly. I was very pleased with the attention to details on this tour! The experience was fun and the other participants were very friendly! Willie was an outstanding driver and tour director! He was very upbeat, well versed and answered all our questions. He was very accommodating and kept us on schedule.
Our driver Aaron was outstanding as was the tour!
I enjoyed the bus ride. The bus was very comfortable and the driver was very informative. The walk-through the wood was wonderful. I was disappointed with some the other visitors at the park. There were a few who were very noisy and made parts of the park unejoyable. Sausalito was a fun little town. The bus driver gave us a history of the town and suggested a few places to visit. That helped us enjoy it more. I would definitely take one of the tours again and would recommend it to my friends.
Miri Woods is fab, lovely to walk around, peaceful and calming. Sausalito very much recommend the fish and chips...
Well organized, Hotel Pick up in time and nice tour.
The guide was great but wish we had more time in the woods
Muir Woods Tour, Plus Drop off in Sausalito & Ferry Back Across San Francisco Bay Past ALCATRAZ
• FREE Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off
• Tour by #1 Rated "Tower Tours"
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Very Popular Muir Woods & Sausalito Tour with Ferry Return Across San Francisco Bay to Pier 41, Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco when you’re ready. Allows for extended visit on your own in Sausalito. The trip back across San Francisco Bay and Past ALCATRAZ is a Fantastic Tour in itself - you will always remember. Food & Drinks server aboard Blue & Gold Fleet!
NOTE: To Self-Drive you need Parking Reservations. UBER or LIFT are not allowed to drive you to the Park & there is no cell service or WIFI at Muir Woods to call a vehicle. Take a Tour to Muir Woods! Also NOTE: you can always purchase Muir Woods with NO Ferry Return and if you later decide to get off the motorcoach in Sausalito you just purchase your Ferry ticket at the dock.
Travel north in style, on a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle, across the Golden Gate Bridge, the icon of San Francisco, and through our picturesque coastal headlands into one of the oldest national monuments.
Nestled at the foot of Mount Tamalpais is Muir Woods National Monument, one of the remaining groves of first growth coastal redwoods. The woods were named for John Muir, a 19th century naturalist who was instrumental in establishing the National Park system.
Muir Woods is made up of over 560 acres of redwood forest containing the largest Coast redwoods, up to 252 feet tall and 14 feet across, 1000 years old! Wander through this grove of virgin Redwoods and capture photo opportunities like you’ve rarely experienced. The park is home to 50 species of birds, black-tailed deer, steelhead trout and hundreds of other wild inhabitants.
Then travel on to picturesque Sausalito which was once a fishing village and now a tiny bayside community. Quaint Victorian bungalows are built into the steep hillside and a variety of waterfront restaurants, boutiques and small art galleries line the downtown shopping district. Sausalito has a Mediterranean appeal that is often compared to the French Riviera.
Once you depart from the tour coach in Sausalito, take your time exploring Sausalito! You’ll have time for shopping, photos or a bit of exploring long the waterfront of this unique Mediterranean style town, with its old-world charm and breathtaking views of the Bay and San Francisco skyline. When you check in for your tour with your tour operator, you will receive your one-way ferry ticket and ferry schedule to take the 30-35-minute (55 Minute •*). This adds a fantastic bay cruise back to SF's 41, past Alcatraz and some ferries stop in Tiburon and Angel Island to load passengers.
*Entrance fee for Muir Woods is included!
Blue & Gold Fleet Ferry Schedule October 29, - April 28, 2019 (A Fantastic Bay Tour Back):
Mon - Fri: Departs Sausalito 12:40pm, 2:30pm, 4:20pm for return hotel shuttle, 5:35pm•,
Sat-Sun & Holidays: Departs Sausalito 11:50pm•*, 1:45pm•, 2:55pm•* for return hotel shuttle, 4:55pm, 5:50pm, 7:30pm.
• See Tiburon - FERRY will stop in Tiburon & load passengers before heading to Pier 41. * See Angel Island - FERRY will stop at Angel Island & load passengers before heading to Pier 41. Travel time from Sausalito to Pier 41 at Fisherman's Wharf is approximately 30-35 minutes. Stopping in Tiburon and or Angel Island takes about 55 to 65 minutes.
If you want Hotel Return: For those who return via Ferry, Tower Tours provides a hotel shuttle departing from Main Terminal at 5:30pm. (288 Beach Street - a short walk from the Pier 41 ferry terminal). Please confirm with Tower Tours which Ferry to catch if you want Hotel Drop-Off.
Times subject to change without notice.No ferry service on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
Holiday schedule on day after Thanksgiving Day, News Yeras Day & President's Day.
Hotel Pick Up: For hotel pick-up, please book 1 hour prior to tour departure time; 2 hours for San Francisco International Airport hotels
Same Day, Last-Minute Bookings: We can accommodate most requests, even minutes before the tour starts, if you can get to the Tour Operator’s location in Fisherman’s Wharf by the departure time - Call 415-775-1200.
E-ticket: Upon completion of your booking the final screen will provide a confirmation number (all you will need to check in with) and all the details for your tour, including tour time, tour operator's location in Fisherman's Wharf, phone number and hotel pick up information. Approximately 10 minutes after that you will receive your confirmation e-ticket via email as a receipt. Please note, you do NOT need to print your e-ticket for this tour, just provide the tour company with the GuideYou confirmation number or your name.
Passengers Not Staying at a Hotel: You will be requested to meet at the Tour Operator’s location in Fisherman's Wharf; or select a nearby hotel for complimentary pick up.
SFO Airport hotels: For San Francisco International Airport hotels, complimentary hotel pick up is available 2 hours prior to tour time. Return shuttle departs at 5:30pm from the Main Terminal at Fisherman's Wharf.
BART or CalTrain Passengers: Please see our FAQ section for instructions.
Driving: Parking is available at a discounted flat rate of $15, ask tour operator for details.
Muir Woods Tour & Ferry Return ~ FREE Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
- Muir Woods Tour & Ferry Return ~ FREE Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
- Entrance fee for Muir Woods is included, meals and gratuity not included unless otherwise stated
- Dress code: please refer to the FAQ section for general information
- Guests sensitive to motion sickness - please be aware that the road to Muir Woods is narrow and winding.
- 3 Hour Tour. Dropped in Sausalito. Catch any Ferry. Spend 1.5 hours in Muir Woods
This tour does NOT provide refunds for cancellations made within 24 hours of the tour date and time, or “no shows” on the day of the tour. Cancellations made more than 24 hours prior to your tour date and time may be subject to a $25 per ticket non-negotiable and non-refundable processing fee. Service charges are non-refundable. If you believe you qualify for a refund based on the tour operator’s cancellation policy, please take the following steps to receive proper credit (note - we do not accept cancellations by voicemail or email): 1) Contact the tour operator at the number provided on your e-ticket to cancel your reservation and request a refund. If the tour operator indicates that you are qualified to receive a refund, contact GuideYou to process the applicable refund by either a) Calling GuideYou Monday-Friday between 9:00 am-5:30 pm PST at 415-775-1200, and pressing #1; or b) Faxing GuideYou at 415-929-7778, include a copy of e-ticket, contact telephone number and brief explanation of reason for the cancellation. Refunds that GuideYou confirms have been approved by the tour operator will be issued to the credit card used at the time of the original transaction. If the tour operation has not authorized a refund or fails to confirm that you qualify a refund, GuideYou is under no obligation to provide a refund and GuideYou is not responsible and disclaims any and all liability and responsibility for any refund. Following cancellation of a tour, GuideYou shall reserve the right to recharge your credit card for the full value of the e-ticket if it is presented to the tour vendor for redemption either by yourself or any other party.
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