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Muir Woods Tour of California Coastal Redwoods (Entrance fee included) provided by Tower Tours - San Francisco Sightseeing Specialist

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Muir Woods Tour of California Coastal Redwoods (Entrance fee included)

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Your health is our top priority. We have added new measures to keep all guests & our staff safe before, during & after your experience. These practices seek to reduce the risk associated with COVID19 & are guidelines provided by the CDC (Centers for Disease) & WHO (World Health Organization).
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Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Avoid the hassle of making parking reservations—and the chaos of the parking lot at Muir Woods—on this tour that includes round-trip transportation from San Francisco. Leave the navigation to someone else as you relax on a comfortable ride to Muir Woods National Monument. Explore the old-growth redwood forest before driving through Sausalito on your way back to the big city.
  • You'll start at
    288 Beach St
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Golden Gate Bridge
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    Muir Woods National Monument
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Venture north over the Golden Gate Bridge to an isolated canyon filled with ancient coastal redwood trees, also known as Muir Woods National Monument. Enjoy solitude and peace, through the cool, moist air, as you stroll through 1000-year-old trees towering 260 feet tall. Experience the awe and wonder as you are treated through Northern California’s signature fog, while you wander in and out of the Mother Nature’s redwood alleyways. The canopy of coastal redwoods soaring above will stimulate all of your senses as you journey through a piece of ancient California history. You will never forget the crisp, fresh redwood fragrance that will surround you on your journey to the majestic Muir Woods National Monument. Entrance fee into Muir Woods included in the tour; Enjoy up to 1.5 hours in Muir Woods is included. (Departure times available at 9:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm)
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    Pass by
    Sausalito Boardwalk
    Fisherman's Wharf
  • You'll end at
    Fisherman's Wharf
    Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USA
    See address & details
  • Explore California’s old-growth redwood trees during this Muir Woods tour 
  • Avoid the hassle of making parking reservations at Muir Woods
  • Learn about the San Francisco Bay Area and Muir Woods from a guide 
  • Drive through the seaside city of Sausalito
  • Easy-to-find meeting spot at Fisherman’s Wharf for your convenience 
  • Book in advance for a SFO Airport or other San Francisco pickup
What to Expect
This Muir Woods tour picks up from Fisherman’s Wharf, unless you’ve made other arrangements for pickup from your hotel or the airport. Once you hop aboard your comfortable air-conditioned coach for the day, sit back and relax on your way over to the national monument. Take in views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the surrounding scenery. Your guide tells you all about the San Francisco Bay Area on your drive. At Muir Woods, get dropped off right out front of the entrance and avoid the chaos of parking. Your admission ticket is also included. Spend time admiring the 1,000-year-old redwood trees that are native to California. Afterward, on your return drive to San Francisco, pass through Sausalito for more views of the ocean.
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Important Information
Departure Point
288 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
3h 30m
Return Details
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Entrance fee to Muir Woods ($15)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Muir Woods National Monument
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required. Collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Up to 15 passengers per reservation accepted
  • Tour itinerary subject to change due to weather conditions, traffic delays, and all other reasons beyond control (Exact sunset timing subject to change day-to-day)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Patrice A wrote a review Feb 2020
Redwood Falls, Minnesota1 contribution
I enjoyed this tour. I only had one afternoon to see some of the sights of San Francisco and Muir Woods was at the top of my list. The pick up location near Fisherman's Wharf was very easy to find and the bus was comfortable. Our driver was very nice and had lots of fun facts
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Jason Gu wrote a review Feb 2020
17 contributions22 helpful votes
Many negative reviews focus on the driver's talks and the way from the pick-up location to there. For the former, yes, the driver-guided did talk a lot to the degree that I was worried about the driving safety. (I later found that other driver-guides in other tours are doing the
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Date of experience: February 2020
Vacation114761 wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
More or less on time hotel pick-up; on time tour departure from operator’s HQ; scenic drive but ... a driver/guide was sub-par: while did have historical facts to share he was too hard to understand; way too chatty about his own personal anecdotes and took too long to make his
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Date of experience: January 2020
Terrie W wrote a review Nov 2019
4 contributions7 helpful votes
Great tour company! Driver was fun and knowledgeable. Got us to the park quickly allowing more time to spend soaking in the redwoods and they are beautiful to see. Weather was perfect- sunny and 71. I would definitely recommend doing the morning tour as you get back to San
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Date of experience: November 2019
1 Helpful vote
The ladies wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
Great walk around Muir woods, our guide was very knowledgable nad gave us all the info we needed. Totoally recommend this trip.
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Date of experience: November 2019
1 Helpful vote
About the operator

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By: Tower Tours - San Francisco Sightseeing Specialist
Wonderful 1/2 Wine Tour/Driver was Excellent!
Our 1/2 day tour was amazing! Our Driver was the BEST! He was very knowledgeable on every aspect! He knew the tow
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Great Value Half Day Wine Tour
We’ve done a lot of wine tasting across Europe and can honestly state this was the best value wine tour we’ve ever
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San Francisco
Great views and knowledgeable and funny tour guide. Breathtaking and humbling experience. Very convenient at Fisher
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No other choice
My original tour was cancelled twice. So when Tower Tours contacted me....there really was no other choice. We clea
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great tour
This was an interesting and informative tour. Our driver, George, was very informative and interesting. The scener
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Had a great time
The day started out right at the time we were told we would be picked up from our hotel, 8am. We then were transpor
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Excellence visit
The experience was awesome. The views and the wine tastings were chosen correctly to bring an excellent visit to Na
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Great tour!
The original tour was cancelled because there were not enough attendees. The tour operator made accommodations on G
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Awesome experience
We had an awesome experience with Silvio, the guy knows a lot about wine, and it was a wonderful experience, even t
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Great visit to Muir Woods
This was a very nice afternoon visit to Muir Woods. Our driver Aaron was friendly and informative. I was very impre
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Guided tour to Muir Woods National Reserve
This was a great tour and I highly recommend it. The Driver expertly navigated narrow winding roads up and down ov
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Linda R
Christmas Present from my Daughter and Son In Law
This was an absolutely great day touring three great vineyard. We learned so much about growing grapes and making
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Fantastic and enjoyable
The trip was great and fantastic with very well timed schedule. We stopped at 3 wineries where we have been greeted
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Unfortunately, this trip was canceled, but they reached out to me and scheduled me on a trip with Gray Line which w
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Muir Woods and Golden Gate Bridge
First off Muir Woods is gorgeous, go and see it, just don’t do it on this bus tour. The “tour” itself is pretty muc
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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