San Francisco: Muir Woods and Aquarium of the Bay 5-Hour Tour

Sightseeing Tickets & Passes in San Francisco

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Explore the best of the Bay Area's natural surroundings with a trip to two of the most popular attractions. You will experience California's coastal redwood forest during your trip to Muir Woods National Monument. Then, take a drive through the quaint seaside village of Sausalito. At your leisure, visit the Aquarium of the Bay and marvel at the marine life larking below the San Francisco Bay waters. This five hour tour offers three convenient departure times to best suit your schedule!
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. 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. (As an option—Extend your time and add on the Ferry return.)Following your visit to California's famous coastal redwoods, enjoy a visit to the Aquarium of the Bay to experience the local marine life beneath San Francisco.  The Aquarium of the Bay at Pier 39 focuses on restoring the the local habitat of San Francisco and her marine life. Experience the awe and wonder of the Aquarium's jellies habitat, featuring Moon Jellies and Pacific Sea Nettles. Continuing on, in the crystal aqua tunnel you'll see a dynamic near-shore habitat that includes swirling schools of Anchovies, giant Sea Bass and colorful Sea Stars; and explore the deeper waters of San Francisco Bay in the second crystal clear tunnel habitat.This day trip will surely give you the best experience of San Francisco Bay's wildlife and marine culture! 

What’s included

  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Entrance fees
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Admission ticket
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from San Francisco and SFO Airport-area hotels with advance notice

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)


  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day