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Experience the wonder of one of California’s oldest redwood groves on our new Muir Woods Tour. Hop on to take a scenic drive across the Golden Gate Bridge, and adventure into Muir Woods National Forest.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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