Alcatraz & Muir Woods

This tour combines a 3 hour of Muir Woods, with a tour of Alcatraz. Audio tour of Alcatraz is included.

For information on the Alcatraz segment of this tour, please click on the Alcatraz Day Tour button to the left.

Just outside San Francisco, two wonderful experiences await you. Muir Woods is a virgin stand of Coast Redwoods - among the oldest and tallest trees on earth. Nothing can compare with the sense of grandeur and majesty you will feel as you walk under the canopy of trees thousands of years old.

A short distance away, with a stunning view of San Francisco across the Bay is Sausalito - an artist colony whose waterfront and hillside homes may remind you of a village on the Italian Riviera.

Your experienced and friendly guide/driver will pick you up at your hotel in one of our mini vans customized for touring. We'll drive north over the Golden Gate Bridge through the beautiful rolling hills of Marin County. You will be amazed at the picturesque rural vistas so close to San Francisco.

The drive from San Francisco to Muir Woods takes about 35 minutes.

You will have an hour to relax and stroll through the redwoods, along the stream, perhaps seeing the Steller Blue Jays, Black Tailed Deer or Pacific Salmon.

Next, it's on to Sausalito!

You'll have 30 minutes for browsing the delightful shops or grabbing a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants.

You may walk along the shore and watch the multitude of sailboats gracefully swooping across the Bay

If you wish to spend more time in Sausalito, you can take the ferry back to either Fisherman's Wharf or the Ferry Terminal at the end of Market street.

For those who don't stay, your guide will take you back across the Golden Gate Bridge and deliver you to your hotel - ready for more fun in this wonderful City by the Bay!

We provide a booking service for purchasing Alcatraz tickets and City tours. The prices shown on this page includes our booking fee. The Alcatraz tickets will be purchased in your name. You will pickup your Alcatraz tickets at the pre-paid window Pier 33. You will receive a voucher for Muir Woods tour.

We update our inventory daily, but cannot guarantee availability.

No food or drinks on allowed on Alcatraz Island.

Alcatraz Island is managed by the National Park Service. The Deluxe City tours managed by The Great Pacific Tour Company (They been making this everyday for 26 years).


(5 to 11)
Your Cost



Departure Times: 

Tours departs at 9 am. Hotel Pickup time is between 8:00 and 8:30 am. Depending on available, your tour may start with an Alcatraz tour in the morning and a City tour in the afternoon or the other way around. You should arrive back at your hotel around 6 pm.

Departs From: 

Fisherman Wharf area or your hotel

Duration:       7 hours (actual tour time about 6 hours)

Please reserve a whole day for this tour. It will not be over much before 6:30 pm. You will have time between the two tours for lunch in the Fisherman's Wharf area.

Includes Hotel Pickup:     Yes

Tour Includes Meals:   No


All year, every day except major holidays such as Christmas and New Years.


Casual. Alcatraz tends to be foggy in the morning and warmer in the afternoon. Wear layered clothing.

About the tour operator:

Ticket for this tour are booked through SF Audio Tours. Their service fee is $10 per ticket. Prices shown on this page include their booking fee.

Cancellation Policy:

All Alcatraz ticket sales are final. No refunds, exchanges or cancellations. There is a $25 cancellation fee for the Muir Woods tour.

Tickets & Confirmation:
Immediately after submitting your reservation, your receipt will be displayed. The receipt will contain the tour operator's contact information and your reservation number. A copy of the receipt will also be emailed to you.  Within 24 hours you will receive notice that your tour voucher is ready for printing. You will need to return to this web site to print your voucher.   You will need to present the confirmation number and voucher to the tour operator on the day of your activity.

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