Shore Excursion: Coastal Redwoods and San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

3 Ratings
  • Audio Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Day Trip
  • E-Ticket
  • 6 hr

Disembark from your cruise ship and get ready for a thrilling, 6-hour shore excursion of the San Francisco Bay Area. After climbing aboard an air-conditioned coach, you’ll be driven across the Golden Gate Bridge and ferried to Muir Woods National Monument, located just up the coast from the city and home to towering, 1,000-year-old redwood trees. Next, head to the charming town of Sausalito before returning to San Francisco, where you can explore the city at your leisure via a comprehensive hop-on hop-off bus tour.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Tower Tours - San Francisco's Sightseeing Specialist

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Tower Tours - San Francisco Sightseeing Specialist

Muir Woods tour departure location

Pass By: Golden Gate Bridge

Scenic drive north over the the Golden Gate Bridge.

Stop At: Muir Woods National Monument

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)

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Sausalito Boardwalk

Lastly, enjoy a scenic drive through the quaint seaside town of Sausalito – a Mediterranean-like village harbored across the San Francisco Bay, famous for its sweeping views, timeless sophistication, local boutiques and cafes.

Stop At: Fisherman's Wharf

At Fisherman’s Wharf, find your hop-on hop-off bus and explore the city at your leisure. With more than 20 stops around town, the tour will help you discover the city’s most famous landmarks. The bus tour is also accompanied by an audio guide available in 10 different languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, and Japanese). Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Stops: • Corner of Jefferson & Mason Street • Holiday Inn Northpoint b/w Jones & Columbus • Washington Square - Columbus & Jones Streets • Embarcadero Center - Corner Clay & Battery Streets • Ferry Building - Market St  b/w Stuart & Spear Streets • Union Square South - Geary St across from Macy’s • Hilton Hotel - Corner Mason & Ellis Streets • Civic Center - Fulton St b/w Larkin & Hyde Streets • SF Jazz Center - Corner Fell & Franklin Streets • Alamo Square: Corner Fell & Pierce Streets • Haight Ashbury - Haight & Shrader Streets • California Academy of Sciences - Golden Gate Park • Golden Gate Bridge - North Vista Point • Palace of Fine Arts - Richardson & Francisco Street • Marina Neighborhood - Lombard & Fillmore Streets • Lombard Street Corridor: Lombard & Gough Streets • Union Square North: Post & Powell Streets • Chinatown Gate: Grant and Bush Streets • Portsmouth Square: Kearny & Clay Streets • Pier 35 Cruise Terminal - The Embarcadero • Pier 39 Fisherman’s Wharf

Duration: 3 hour
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