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This ticket combines a 1-day pass for our hop-on, hop-off San Francisco bus tour with a half-day pass for our 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).

Pre-recorded Commentary

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 Pier 41 in Fisherman's Wharf 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'.

Free Walking Tour

Discover San Francisco's Chinatown

Discover more of San Francisco with a complimentary Chinatown Walking Tour. Walk through this world-famous historic neighborhood. See the magnificent Chinatown gates, the busy marketplace and the vibrant mix of historical and modern day culture. This tour is led by a qualified guide who will give you an insight into the area’s history and must-see locations. You can join the Chinatown Walk from Stop 5 (Union Square South). Tour departs daily at 1:00pm . The Walking Tour duration is approximately 1 hour.

Visit Sausalito

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.

Check Service

Plan ahead for your tour with our service updates

Visit our Service Information Page for up-to-date information about our current service.

Flexible Ticket

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.

2 Routes

Our San Francisco Sightseeing Routes

One of the undeniable highlights of our San Francisco Bus Tour is the journey across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, with top-deck views across the bay. However, with its diverse neighborhoods, lively entertainment hub and bustling shopping district, there are so many other great areas of the Golden City to explore. Hop on with us to discover the best of San Francisco.

  • Alcatraz Island
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • Railway Museum
  • Japanese Tea Garden
  • Cartoon Art Museum
  • Chinatown Walk
  • African American Art & Culture Complex
  • Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
  • Opera House
  • Symphony Hall
  • Night Tour
  • Sea Lions
  • Beat Generation Museum
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • Exploratorium
  • Maritime National Historic Park / Hyde Street Pier
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • Cable Car Museum
  • De Young Museum
  • Asian Art Museum
  • City Lights Bookstore
  • The S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien
  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
  • Aquarium of the Bay
  • Cable Car
  • Fort Point
  • Madame Tussauds & San Francisco Dungeon
  • St. Peter and Paul’s Church
  • Maritime Museum
  • U.S.S. Pampanito Submarine
  • Lombard Street
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Palace of Fine Arts
  • Red and White - 1-Hour Bay Cruise
  • Treasure Island
  • Washington Square
  • Civic Center
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Haight Ashbury
  • North Beach, Little Italy
  • Alamo Square Park
  • Embarcadero
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Painted Ladies
  • Coit Tower
  • DeYoung Museum & Legion of Honor Museum
  • Fishermen's Chapel
  • Presidio Park
  • Ferry Building
  • Players Arcade and Luau Lounge Secret Tiki Bar
  • Pier 39
  • Chinatown
  • Marina District
  • Union Square

Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top bus sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours in 22 cities across four continents.

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City San Francisco
Age Adult
Age Contains Adult, Child
Ticket Type Tour
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Strapline This ticket combines a 1-day pass for our hop-on, hop-off San Francisco bus tour with a half-day pass for our 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.
Child Age Value 3–12
Includes 1-Day Ticket, 3.5-hour Muir Woods Tour, Live-guided return coach transfers from Pier 41, Cross the Golden Gate Bridge, See all the top landmarks, Muir Woods admission ticket, 1.5hr self-guided Muir Woods walk (choose from 4 trails), Guided city walking tour, Drive through Sausalito, Pre-recorded commentary, Bike rental offer, Flexible Ticket
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NON Includes 1-hour Night Tour, Blazing Saddles Bike Rental OR USS Pampanito General Admission
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