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Bike the Golden Gate Bridge and Shuttle Tour to Muir Woods

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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Enjoy two of San Francisco’s top activities in one day on this 6-hour combo experience that includes biking across the Golden Gate Bridge and transportation to Muir Woods National Monument (entrance fee not included). When you reach Sausalito at the end of your bike ride, just hop on a shuttle for the ride to the redwood trees of Muir Woods.
  • Bike across the Golden Gate Bridge for views of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, and the Marin Headlands
  • Visit the waterfront town of Sausalito
  • Stare up in wonder at the towering redwood trees
  • Receive shuttle transportation to Muir Woods and back to San Francisco

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Drop your bike in Sausalito and enjoy shuttle service to Muir Woods that lets you skip the stress of parking.
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Use of bicycle
Use of helmet
Shuttle ride to and from Muir Woods
Entrance fee to Muir Woods ($15 per person)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

782 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA

Dylan's Tours bike shop is located at 782 Columbus Avenue, at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Greenwich Street in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco.

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your experience starts when you pick up your bike in the morning in North Beach, a San Francisco neighborhood near Fisherman’s Wharf. Receive some safety instructions and tips about the bike, plus get your helmet and bike lock.

Then set off through the northern part of the city toward the Golden Gate Bridge, stopping for photo ops whenever you wish — this is an independent tour, so you can pedal at your own pace. Take in dramatic views of the city, the Pacific Ocean, and Alcatraz Island as you cross the bridge, and then cruise downhill into the village of Sausalito, which sits on the waterfront of San Francisco Bay.

Drop off your bike and perhaps get some lunch, if you wish, at one of the eateries on the water (own expense) before boarding the shuttle to Muir Woods, which departs in the early afternoon. When you arrive at Muir Woods National Monument, pay your own entrance fee and then enjoy an hour to explore the grove of giant redwood trees, some of the oldest and tallest trees on the planet.

When your time is up, you’ll be returned to San Francisco via shuttle to end your tour.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Fisherman's Wharf
One of San Francisco's most popular destinations - from beautiful old shipyards, to Boudin's Bakery and the classic sea lions, Fisherman's Wharf has it all.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Aquatic Park
Positioned near the end of the Hyde Street Cable Car, Aquatic Park is a National Historic Landmark on the San Francisco Bay. It is one of the cleanest beaches in California!
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Marina District
A dreamy neighborhood on the edge of the bay, the Marina entices visitors and locals to its boutique-lined streets and hilly green space. Offers unmatched views of the Golden Gate!
Stop At:  
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
Inspired by Roman and Greek architecture, the Palace of Fine Arts was originally constructed to celebrate San Francisco's recovery from the 1906 earthquake. A great photo stop.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Fort Point National Historic Site
Located just beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point gives you a front row seat to the San Francisco Bay. This former military fortification was used during WWII.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Golden Gate Bridge
Declared "one of the 10 wonders of the modern world," the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most photographed sites in the world. Simply stunning!
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Sausalito Boardwalk
Declared "one of the 10 wonders of the modern world," the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most photographed sites in the world. Simply stunning!
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Muir Woods National Monument
Muir Woods National Monument is home to some of the oldest and most beautiful trees in the world. Featuring gorgeous walking trails and striking scenery.
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Entrance fee to Muir Woods ($15 per person) is not included
  • Minimum age is 12 years old
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Dylan's Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Bike the Golden Gate Bridge and Shuttle Tour to Muir Woods?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Bike the Golden Gate Bridge and Shuttle Tour to Muir Woods.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Bike the Golden Gate Bridge and Shuttle Tour to Muir Woods?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Bike the Golden Gate Bridge and Shuttle Tour to Muir Woods.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Bike the Golden Gate Bridge and Shuttle Tour to Muir Woods?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Bike the Golden Gate Bridge and Shuttle Tour to Muir Woods.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Bike the Golden Gate Bridge and Shuttle Tour to Muir Woods?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Bike the Golden Gate Bridge and Shuttle Tour to Muir Woods.

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Traveler Tips


  • "If anyone gets car sick, the road to Muir woods is very curvy." See review
  • "It takes a bit of getting used to the bike and the bike ‘rules’ and paths but it was an awesome adventure." See review
  • "Bikes were easy to master for people who do not ride regularly." See review

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star-5
Great bus tour
Chris_R
, Sep 2021
Staff is very friendly and informative. Our driver was Sully, and he was awesome! We had signed up for the bike tour/Muir woods. However, we changed our minds that day. They then offered us the bus tour and it was wonderful! I would highly recommend using this company for your tours of San Francisco! Bike if you want, or take the bus tour like we did. You won’t be disappointed.
star-5
Perfect! Memorable! Awesome!
Kristine_M
, Sep 2021
The electric bikes were extremely easy to use and extremely fun! I loved the entire adventure. From biking to tourist activities to hiking Muir. The bus ride home was perfect.
star-5
Loved the bike ride!
Brynn_S
, Aug 2021
I loved biking around San Fran. Our bikes worked great and it was so beautiful. We also enjoyed going to Muir Woods.
star-5
Great Experience
Belinda_S
, Aug 2021
We had an amazing day and it was made better by Constantine and his expert tips. We booked late so all that was left was electric bikes which ended up being a good experience and allowed us to see more of the city. We liked how you were pretty much on your own most of the day. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a great day exploring.
star-5
BikeSF&Muir Woods
Mitchell_S
, Jul 2021
Great idea to start early when the streets of SF were empty. Bikes were easy to use and fun. Difficult to figure out exactly how to get on GG Bridge, but once on, the ride was amazing. Nice mellow afternoon in breathtaking Muir Woods.
star-5
Bike tour
Eric_K
, Jul 2021
Loved our Muir Woods guide Pat. Local with tons of knowledge and interesting stories. Great time in San Francisco.
star-5
Bike the Bridge and Hike the Park
Jennifer_D
, Jul 2021
What a fantastic experience yesterday!! I will say tho, follow the advice on layers, the bridge is very windy! Again very windy!! I liked that the bike portion was without a guide and we could stop along the way where we wanted for pictures etc. Sausalito was do quaint, lunch spot right across from the water , delicious! Then we met up with Aaron for the Muir Woods part of the day, he is a GREAT guide and advice on how to enjoy the woods in the time we had there was perfect!
star-4
Extremely Enjoyable
cheftara
, Jun 2021
We thoroughly enjoyed the Bike the GGBridge & Shuttle to Muir Woods Tour!! Despite the fact that the employee was about 15 minutes late to open the store and I had to call to verify that we should be where the paperwork stated, it was a wonderful experience. We received brief instructions on how to use our E-Bikes and were given gear and sent on our way. (Thank God for the E-Bikes as those hills are killers!!). We stopped at many locations and biked into Sausalito, returned our bikes (the return spot was a little hard to find), had a quick bite to eat, then took the shuttle to Muir Woods. This was such a beautiful and serine spot and my only wish is that we had more time to spend there. I think it would be nice to extend the bike time so you could spend longer in Sausalito and definitely more time in Muir Woods. Our Shuttle driver, Constantine, was very information and an all around nice guy. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting San Francisco!! Thank you Dylan's Tours!!
star-5
Easier than we expected to ride ebikes
Cindy_B
, Jun 2021
We had a wonderful time! Highly recommend Dylan’s tour. Bikes were easy to master for people who do not ride regularly.
star-5
Fun!
Aleksandra_Z
, May 2021
Really well organized tour, professional and fun driver and amazing sights. The bikes were top notch and the guy in the morning was super helpful in explaining how to use them.

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