Muir Woods Expedition in San Francisco, CA

928 Harrison St.San Franscisco, CA 94107
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Spend your day in the forest witnessing some of the tallest trees in the world. This tour allows guests to explore Muir Woods with several different trail options and includes a stop at the Golden Gate Bridge and time in the city of Sausalito. Witness some of nature’s greatest wonders right in the Muir Woods! Depending on when you visit, you might see salmon going upstream as well.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our San Franscisco Travel Experts
  • Tour duration: approximately 4-5 hours long.
  • Tours spend up to 2 hours exploring Muir Woods.
  • Wear comfortable, weather appropriate attire as well as closed-toe shoes.
  • It is recommended that guests bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and camera.


from Muir Woods Expedition
This tour spends the most time in the forest! For two hours, guests will be gazing 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. The tour also includes an optional stop at the Golden Gate Bridge or Sausalito! At the end of the tour, guests can take a ferry from Sausalito to San Francisco (optional).

If option “Muir Woods Expedition AM, Sausalito & Ferry Ticket” is booked, customers receive a round-trip ferry ticket for the next day. On the next day, customers can take the ferry from San Francisco to Sausalito at their own leisure. Two days are needed for this tour.

  • Complimentary SF hotel pickup & drop off.
  • Spend about 2 hours at the park
  • See some of the tallest trees in the world
  • Enjoy the tranquility of the forest
  • Unique Golden Gate Bridge stop
  • Optional drop-off at Sausalito
  • Upgrade to take the ferry back to SF

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TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 07, 2019 NEW
Highly recommend this tour! Very professional, well organised, and a great introduction to the key sights of San Francisco! Special mention to the guide of our afternoon city tour, Doug. Doug easily made this day trip the best tourist experience we’ve had over the past month and a half while in America! Our tour guide Doug was incredibly knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and so passionate! The tour was incredibly informative and my partner and I were stunned with the depth of his cultural and historical knowledge and found his own advice, tips, and tricks to be very helpful! Would highly suggest taking this tour at the start of your San Fran stay as it familiarises you with the entire area and covers so much! Had such an amazing day and the whole trip was very worthwhile! Once again, massive thank you to Doug for making our San Francisco stay so memorable!
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"Yosemite 2 Day Unguided Tour from San Francisco"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 28, 2018 NEW
Well organised and executed tour to Yosemite from San Francisco. We picked Extranomical over other tour options and weren't disappointed, dont be fooled by their outdated website. Narration during the journey was insightful and humourous (Jim in particular). Tour stops included key locations but also allowed plenty of time to explore from the village. Good value and well recommended.
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TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed December 27, 2018 NEW
Honest mistake done by hotel concierge. He booked us with 2 different tour companies. Extranomical Tours did not provide services.Refund sought. But was turned down. Felt ripped off.
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"Yosemite day trip"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed December 04, 2018
Excellent day. Denise the driver and guide very knowledgable about everything to do and see,and eat in the city and at the park. Very good but long day and at the end an Uber driver was waiting to take us home all organized by the company
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"Unforgettable giant trees and yosomite valley"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 23, 2018
Took Yosemite trip on 11 nov. Driver GINO helpful and know legible. In the onward journey showed audio video info on tv regarding Yosemite. On the way back when everyone was very tired played soothing music. As a bonus saw golden gate bridge at night by a small detour on ANGEL ISLAND on way back. Gino gave proper stop for buying food on onward as well as return journey. Left san Fransisco at 6:30 and returned at 9:30. Spent 2 hrs in giant sequa Grove and 4 hrs in YOSOMITE valley. Unfortunately all falls except bridal was dry. Scope for improvement: provide map of walkway in sequa groove. Their is a slight detour and tourist tend to get confused. The walk in 1 mile down hill with 400feet loss of height. Thus on the way back it is a steep climb. Again on Yosemite valley as 1st timers we were lost as to what to do. WHILE THERE IS A FREE SHUTTLE WHICH RUNS ROUND AND ROUND A MAP SHOULD HAVE BEEN PROVIDED( AS DONE BY SOME COMPANIES) showing point of interest with corresponding g bus stops. MORE OVER AT SOME PLACES THE ON WARD STOP 3 WAS JUST ACROSS THE ROAD TO THE RETURN STOP 10. SO IF YOU KNOW THEN JUST CROSSING THE ROAD SAVES 20 MINS OF WAITING TIME
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Frequently Asked Questions about Muir Woods Expedition

What should I bring on the expedition?
Because we will be in the forest for the majority of the trip, it is recommended that all guests bring the following items:
•    A camera
•    Bottled water
•    Snacks
•    Sunscreen

How long is the expedition?
The entire experience is approximately 4-5 hours long.

Is this a guided tour?
Yes. However, guests have the opportunity to spend time on their own within Muir Woods.

How long will we be inside the forest for?
Guests enjoy approximately 2 hours to thoroughly explore all that Muir Woods has to offer.

What should I wear?
Guests should wear sturdy and comfortable walking shoes. Flip flops, sandals, or open-toed shoes are not recommended. Please dress appropriately for the day’s weather forecast.