Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods, Giant Redwoods and Sausalito Day Trip

Price from: 79 $
Duration: 8 hours

Contrast the brutal austerity of Alcatraz with the sheer beauty of Muir Woods and Sausalito on this enthralling day trip from San Francisco. It's a whole day of contrasts: from catching the ferry to Alcatraz Island and driving across the Golden Gate Bridge, to walking through a forest of giant redwoods and relaxing in the picturesque village of Sausalito.

Likely to Sell-out! Alcatraz regularly sells out weeks in advance. Book ahead of time to avoid disappointment.

This enthralling day trip takes you across the Golden Gate Bridge for a view of San Francisco from Vista Point, then through the coastal mountains to the Bay Area's popular Muir Woods. This national monument is the site of a virgin forest of California Coast redwood trees, among the oldest and tallest on earth. Take the opportunity to roam through an ancient forest of giant redwood trees on your 75-minute visit of Muir Woods.

Next, it's time to take a stroll along the waterfront of quaint Mediterranean-style Sausalito, considered the prettiest village in California. You'll have 30 to 45 minutes to browse, shop and take photos at your leisure in this picturesque artists' colony nestled on the northern shores of San Francisco Bay.

Your tour also includes the ferry ride to Alcatraz Island and an audio walking tour of the "Cell Block". This former federal penitentiary was known as "The Rock" and housed gangsters such as Al Capone (Scarface) and Machine Gun Kelly. You'll learn about the famous escape from Alcatraz, the prison's notorious inmates and much more on this tour.

Alcatraz sold out?
Muir Woods, Giant Redwoods and Sausalito & Escape from the Rock Cruise
When Alcatraz is sold out, book the next best option and upgrade your Muir Woods tour to include the Escape from the Rock Cruise. This 90-minute bay cruise sails under the Golden Gate Bridge and then circles Alcatraz twice allowing you to get up close and see every angle of this mysterious island.

You’ll hear chilling accounts of harrowing escape attempts by Alcatraz’s notorious criminals as well as their descriptions of the brutality of life on the island. This special San Francisco bay cruise featuring sound effects and intriguing stories about Capone, Billy Cook the Killer, Clyde Johnson’s Alcatraz escape attempt and many more, will take you back to the days when this maximum-security prison was the most feared institution in the American penal system.

Please note: the Muir Woods Tour & Escape from the Rock Cruise does NOT include a ticket to Alcatraz

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The Golden Gate Bridge - walking across the bridge
Susieqnurse , Junction City, OR, 2015-05-23
We walked across the bridge as part of our half marathon. It was a wonderful experience. NO WIND!! Now I can take this experience off my bucket list!! read full review
The Golden Gate Bridge - Wonderful memories
bsgillis , Wakefield, Massachusetts, 2015-05-22
My husband, my son and I took the boat tour. You need to purchase in advance, I mean 3 months in advance, I saw people trying to purchase tickets there and they were all sold out for at least a good... read full review
The Golden Gate Bridge - Beautiful
KristiB678 , Oklahoma, 2015-05-22
Awesome to see & learn the history. Beautiful view of the city from the other side! We enjoyed our entire trip across the bridge. read full review
Alcatraz - AVisit through History
Susieqnurse , Junction City, OR, 2015-05-23
This was a great tour. We had recorders with earphone and could move through Alcatraz at our own speed. There was a lot of history provided through the tour. Very informative. Staff were friendly and... read full review
Alcatraz - Hauntingly Beautiful
KristiB678 , Oklahoma, 2015-05-22
Very interesting to see where the prisoners lived. The entire island has so much history to see. Not only the prisoners, but you learn about the lives of the guards and their families that also lived... read full review
Alcatraz - Good day out.
Diane F , Melbourne, Australia, 2015-05-22
We enjoyed this very informative trip.It was very cold the day we went , therefore less people on the tour which was great for us. Before we went over to Alcatraz we went on a bus tour with Grey... read full review
Vista Point - Great view of the bay, San Francisco & Golden Gate Bridge
Stan N , Davis, California, 2015-04-22
Took friends visiting from Sao Paulo and the view was spectacular. The only draw back is the limited parking. read full review
Vista Point - Amazing place!
SVC17 , California, 2015-04-16
If you wanna get the most beautiful view of Golden gate bridge this is THE point!! We had been there late evening and the snaps that you get to click turn out to be simply awesome. Must visit place... read full review
Vista Point - Stunning view
Mary L , Fort Bragg, California, 2015-04-16
Stunning view of San Francisco across the Bay - by day or by night. Well worth the drive and biking there is easy and fun. Great bike path read full review
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