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This ticket combines a 1-day pass for our hop-on, hop-off San Francisco bus tour with admission to our half-day Muir Woods tour. You'll see iconic San Francisco landmarks from our open-top bus like the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, City Hall and the Transamerica Pyramid. Then on your tour to Muir Woods, you'll discover the remarkable towering coastal redwoods.
Please note: You will need to choose your Muir Woods visit date and time at purchase. After purchase, please visit our booking portal to select your San Francisco bus tour date.
Hop on, hop off
Explore San Francisco at your own pace.
Make the most of your time in San Francisco with our flexible hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tours. Explore the city's sights at your own pace - you'll have the freedom to hop off the tour at any of our conveniently located stops, and rejoin when you're ready.
Muir Woods National Forest
Discover the tallest trees on planet earth.
Stroll through the walking trails in tranquil Muir Woods to see California's coastal redwoods, the tallest living things on earth. Muir Woods is one of the last remaining stands of old-growth coastal redwood forest, sustained by temperate marine fog. You'll see redwoods that are over 800 years old, having grown from tiny seeds to heights of up to 258 feet (79 m).
Available in 10 languages.
Pre-recorded commentary is available in 10 languages on all Red Route buses via complimentary headphones that you can keep when you hop off the bus. Languages featured include English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Cantonese.
Muir Woods Need-to-Know
Important information about our tour.
The Muir Woods Tours depart from the Big Bus Tours Visitor Center at 99 Jefferson Street at 9:00am and 1:00pm. Tours take aproximately 3.5 hours. PLEASE NOTE: Reservations are required. Please confirm your preferred tour date and time by contacting [email protected] after purchase. The 45-minute journey to Muir Woods takes you across the Golden Gate Bridge, and up into the Marin County headlands. On arrival at Muir Woods, you'll be given your admission ticket and free range to explore the gentle walking trails for 1.5 hours. The return journey includes a tour through the seaside town of Sausalito.
See all the top Landmarks
Big Bus gets you closer to the city's best sights.
Immerse yourself in Chinatown, reel in revelry at Fisherman's Wharf and hang out in the hippy mecca of Haight Ashbury. With Big Bus Tours you'll get to take in the best of San Francisco, including an unmissable ride over the Golden Gate Bridge - enjoy this bucket-list moment from the upper deck of our open-top, double-decker buses.
Muir Woods Admission
Entrance fee included with ticket.
Your Big Bus Muir Woods Tour ticket includes both admission to Muir Woods, and Muir Woods parking fees, which incur separate charges when you visit independently of a tour.
Free Bike Rental
Rent for 1 hour, get 1 hour free.
Blazing Saddles offers Big Bus Tours customers 1 hour free with the purchase of a 1-hour bike rental. This deal is available from any Blazing Saddles shop, where the team will equip you with all the necessary gear and explain how to make the most of cycling in San Francisco.
Cross the Golden Gate
See the world's most famous bridge.
On the way out to Muir Woods the bus will cross over the Golden Gate Bridge. Enjoy stunning views of San Francisco Bay, and capture the unique structural details of this remarkable bridge, painted in its famous 'international orange'.
Explore a charming seaside town.
On the way back from Muir Woods, you'll enjoy a scenic drive to the mediterranean-style seaside town of Sausalito. Hop off to visit a wide selection of distinctive boutiques, restaurants, parks, cafes, and unique art galleries. You can choose to depart the tour in Sausalito and explore independently, or you can stay on board the tour and return back across the Golden Gate bridge to designated drop off points within San Francisco.
Free Mobile App
Now with live bus arrival times!
Download our free mobile app for the perfect pocket companion to your sightseeing adventure. Our live bus arrival times feature lets you spend a little longer sipping that latte, browsing at the museum or taking that all-important selfie, so you can simply arrive 5 minutes early at the bus stop. In addition to live bus arrival times, you'll also get detailed maps and route information, live bus tracking, walking directions, facts about famous landmarks and attractions, ticket offers and more. Save memory-making minutes on your city adventure with Big Bus Tours.
Plan ahead for your tour with our service updates
Visit our Service Information Page for up-to-date information about our current service.
If your circumstances change and you need to amend your ticket, we’ll need to know at least 72 hours before your tour.
The quickest way to make changes to your booking is by downloading the Big Bus Tours app and chatting with our friendly Customer Service team.