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Tour the city of San Francisco and explore famous Muir Woods, home to the world’s largest redwood trees on this small-group tour. Snap photos of places such as Chinatown, Coit Tower, Haight-Ashbury, Twin Peaks and any other sites you request on this intimate, flexible city tour aboard a minibus or a 13-passenger van. If option selected, on the following day after your city tour, take a ferry ride to the beautiful bayside town of Sausalito or hop aboard a cruise across the bay of San Francisco.

This small-group tour is limited to 13 people, ensuring a more personalized experience.


  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small group ensures personal service
In the morning, after pickup from hotels in downtown San Francisco or Fisherman’s Wharf by minibus or a 13-passenger van, guests will be driven to Muir Woods. Guests will be given two hours to explore and gaze up into the forest's canopy, surrounded by Coastal Redwood Sequoia trees and stroll along the mostly flat valley floor along Redwood Creek, or get an aerobic workout climbing the paths up the valley slopes to look out at the tops of some of the tallest trees in the world.

In the afternoon, your San Francisco tour starts with an exploration of the city’s top sights, from Union Square and Chinatown to Twin Peaks and Haight-Ashbury. See the neighborhood of North Beach, known for its Italian restaurants, and snap photos of Coit Tower. This tour is given by a local perspective. Tour guests enjoy more stops and photo opportunities on this San Francisco city tour as well as more time at each attraction.

If option selected, on the following day after touring San Francisco, hop on a Bay Cruise and ride along San Francisco Bay, offering incredible views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the stunning San Francisco skyline. Or, take a ferry to Sausalito, a beautiful, charming town on San Francisco Bay that stretches into the wooded hillsides. Sausalito is full of unique boutique shops and galleries showcasing artwork from local artists.

Please note: If guests choose the Bay Cruise option, the Bay Cruise will take place on the next day (departure time: open). If guests choose the ferry option to Sausalito, they will receive open tickets which they can use any time during their stay in San Francisco.

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Tour departs from your San Francisco hotel

*For hotel pickups, please select the Hilton Towers on 333 O'Farrell Street (Maison Street entrance) if your hotel is not listed
Departure Time:
Pickup between 7:30am - 8am

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.


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City Tour + Muir Woods
Code: MUIR

Full-day Muir Woods and San Francisco city tour

USD $128.00
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City Tour+ Muir Woods + Cruise

Full-day Muir Woods and San Francisco city tour plus 1-hour Bay cruise on the following day

USD $158.00
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City Tour + Muir Woods + Ferry

Full-day Muir Woods and San Francisco city tour plus round trip ferry tickets to Sausalito on the following day

USD $148.00
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San Francisco City and Muir Woods Trip with Optional Bay Cruise or Ferry to Sausalito

San Francisco City Insider Tour with Optional Muir Woods Trip

  • Transport by minibus or 13-passenger van
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (most hotels in downtown San Francisco/Fisherman's Wharf area, but do not pick up outside SF city limits)
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip ferry ticket from Sausalito to San Francisco (if option selected)
  • Bay cruise or Ferry (select option on checkout - cannot be changed once purchased)
  • Muir Woods National Monument entrance fee (USD $10)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • California law requires tour guests to bring a car safety seat for all children under 8 years or under 4' 9" (1.4 meters) in height
  • For hotel pickups, please select the Hilton Towers on 333 O'Farrell Street (Maison Street entrance) if your hotel is not listed
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Michael B, January 2017

Muir Woods was very peaceful and well taken care of. The tour of the city was excellent and very informative. It covered all of the major tour sites. Learning about and seeing the different neighborhoods helped to better understand San Francisco.

Reviewed by: Jodie G, November 2016

Great tour - both guides were knowledgeable and friendly.