Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Bridge tours, things to do and tickets

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Muir Woods & Sausalito Half-Day Tour (Return by Bus or Ferry from Sausalito)

(3066)
Duration: 4 hours
Take time out from San Francisco on a half-day trip to Muir Woods National Park and Sausalito.

This enthralling half-day trip takes you across the Golden Gate Bridge to the Bay Area's most popular National Park Monument to experience the magnificent views of the Giant redwoods during a 90' stop (entrance fee included).

Next, visit the beautiful coastal town of Sausalito, a gorgeous Mediterranean-style village with quaint shops and waterfront restaurants. If a one-hour stop in Sausalito isn't enough for you, you can extend your stay by upgrading your tour to include the Sausalito ferry back to San Francisco.

If you decide to come back by bus and are looking for possibilities to complete your other half-day, we offer you an upgraded option to save money, which includes a 4h Bike rental package from our partner Unlimited Biking (757 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94109). Fall in love with all San Francisco has to offer as you pedal around and explore the area at your own pace.

San Francisco Super Saver: Muir Woods & Wine Country w/ optional Gourmet Lunch

(2525)
Duration: 11 hours
Be doubly delighted in this award-winning combo tour by a morning stroll through an ancient redwood forest and an afternoon of exclusive winery experiences in California’s Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Relax and enjoy spirited education and demonstrations by winemakers It’s the only Woods & Wine tour to include all wine tasting fees. Guaranteed departures 365 days a year.

The tour offers the option of taking your Wine Country and Redwoods Tour experience to the next level by indulging in an exclusive three-course food experience on historic Sonoma plaza.

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Tour

(2456)
Duration: Flexible
Explore the best of San Francisco on board a Big Bus Tour. We offer the most comprehensive tour with over 16 hop-on hop-off locations spanning from Fisherman’s Wharf to the Golden Gate Bridge. No need to switch buses – our one full city loop will take you to famous neighborhoods and attractions including Pier 39, Chinatown, Little Italy, Painted Ladies Victorian Homes, Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood, Golden Gate Park, Lombard Crooked Street, Union Square Shopping District and an unforgettable journey across the Golden Gate Bridge. With 16 stops, hop-on and hop-off at your leisure and experience San Francisco’s diverse culture, eclectic food, beautiful parks, stunning architecture, world-class shopping and picturesque views.

Alcatraz Tour plus Muir Woods and Sausalito Day Trip

(1104)
Duration: 8 hours
Alcatraz Island remains one of San Francisco's greatest landmarks — and now you can experience its chilling allure for yourself. Packaged with the half day tour to the giant redwood trees at Muir Woods and charming Sausalito, this Alcatraz combo is a perfect day to see the famous National Monuments around San Francisco.

San Francisco Bay Sunset Catamaran Cruise

(742)
Duration: 2 hours
Enjoy the serene San Francisco Bay at sunset on this evening with the Sunset Cruise aboard a luxurious catamaran. Sail by Alcatraz Island, under the Golden Gate Bridge and look for sea lions, then cruise down the city skyline.

Both the Adventure Cat 55' or 65' catamaran are complete with a 360-degree, protected viewing area for those who don't like the wind in their faces as well as canvas trampoline nets where you can experience the ocean and sights in the open sea air.

Just a note on capacity, we are considered an outdoor business by category, so we are not officially restricted currently, but we do self-limit to have enough room for all to feel safe. Our 47-passenger vessel is limited to about 40 per trip, and the 90-passenger is limited to 76 for comfort of all.

Straight to the Gate Access: Golden Gate Bay Cruise

(763)
Duration: an hour
One hour scenic voyage - Ferry between Pier 43.5 and Fisherman’s Wharf while transiting along San Francisco’s breathtaking waterfront, passing under the Golden Gate and around Alcatraz! Learn the history of San Francisco Bay in an open-air museum setting and observe local marine life such as sea lions, pelicans, whales and more.

Don't worry about the unpredictable San Francisco weather! This is an open ticket which is valid for use on any day up until the end of the year.

Wine Country Small-Group Tour from San Francisco with Tastings

(496)
Duration: 9 hours
Beautiful Sonoma Valley is your destination on this laid-back, fun-filled, all-day tour. You will learn much about the region from your friendly and knowledgeable guide and will have the opportunity to sample many of the delicious wines that have made Northern California a world-renowned wine producing region. You will travel with a small group (limited to 12 people) to three of Sonoma’s finest boutique wineries where you will spend approximately one hour at each winery. This journey also includes a stop in scenic Sausalito, a stop at the Golden Gate Bridge, and a lunch stop in the historic town of Sonoma where you can select from one of the many fantastic restaurants on the square. If you’re feeling adventurous you can even take a walk into the past at Mission San Francisco Solano. Tasting fees at all wineries are included!

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito Guided Bike Tour

(427)
Duration: Flexible
Sights You’ll “Sea”:

Starting in one of the only true Fisherman’s Wharfs left in America you will be lead on a journey along the coast to see sea lions, dolphins, military forts, & more.  As you cycle your way over The Golden Gate Bridge, take in the unique topography and skylines that will lead you from one waterfront to the next.  Once over the “International Orange” Golden Gate Bridge, coast downhill into sunny Sausalito where this tour concludes. Riders can enjoy the town of Sausalito and return at their leisure (ferry tickets sold separately.)

Vantigo San Francisco City Tour

(337)
Duration: 4 hours
Looking for an authentic San Francisco experience? Trade the tour bus for a vintage Volkswagen van that easily navigates the city’s less-traveled lanes. Vantigo’s San Francisco City Tour takes you through 14 famed districts, complete with views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, and several other storied landmarks. Along the way, we will stop and take photos while we share tales of earthquakes that shaped the landscape, industrial shifts from the 1849 Gold Rush to the rise of Silicon Valley, 1960s counterculture, and surprising insights that only a local would know.

Whether this is your first San Francisco visit or you’ve lived here for years, you’ll see the city from a new perspective. Book today. Then, sit back and enjoy the ride!

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-On-Hop-Off Open Top Tour and Alcatraz Combo

(406)
Duration: a day
See all of San Francisco's top attractions with this special Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour and combo package. Create your own sightseeing itinerary, hopping on and off as you please at stops including Fisherman’s Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square and Lombard Street. Explore Sausalito on a Sausalito Tour. High point: a visit to the notorious prison island of Alcatraz — a must-see!

San Francisco Bay Sailing Cruise

(335)
Duration: 2 hours
Experience the beauty of San Francisco during a 1.5-hour catamaran cruise over San Francisco Bay. Sail away from bustling city and enjoy photo ops from the vantage point of the water. You’ll coast past the city skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Sausalito. Enjoy panoramic views from inside or take a seat on the trampoline nets to heighten your adventure.

Straight to the Gate Access: San Francisco Bridge-to-Bridge Cruise

(339)
Duration: 2 hours
Go under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge on this scenic cruise along picturesque San Francisco Bay. Pass Alcatraz, Treasure Island, and Oracle Park, and enjoy views of the city skyline dotted by Coit Tower, the Ferry Building, the Transamerica Pyramid, the Palace of Fine Arts and more. Fascinating audio commentary lets you learn about the construction of these famous bridges, as well as San Francisco’s unique architecture, history, geology, and culture.

Your vessel features restrooms and indoor and outdoor seating. You’re free to bring your own lunch on board to enjoy while you take in the sights, and there is also a full bar and snacks available for purchase.

And don't worry about San Francisco’s unpredictable weather -- this is an open ticket, valid for use on any day the cruise operates within one year of your booking date.

Muir Woods Tour of California Coastal Redwoods (Entrance fee included)

(317)
Duration: 4 hours
Venture north over the Golden Gate Bridge to an isolated canyon filled with ancient coastal redwood trees, also known as Muir Woods National Monument. Enjoy solitude and peace, through the cool, moist air, as you stroll through 1000-year-old trees towering 260 feet tall. Easy booking - No additional entrance fees are required at Muir Woods, price of activity includes entrance ticket!

San Francisco Vista Grande Helicopter Tour

(293)
Duration: 25 minutes - 30 minutes
Imagine San Francisco as you've never seen it before! On a San Francisco Vista Grande Helicopter Tour you'll see all the famous sites: Alcatraz Island, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco skyline and of course, the Golden Gate Bridge! Plus, your helicopter flight takes you north over the spectacular Pacific Coastline, Tiburon, Angel Island, Marine Headlands and Sausalito.

San Francisco Fire Engine Tour

(237)
Duration: 2 hours
Looking for something different and exciting to do? Ride over the Golden Gate Bridge in a shiny red fire engine! San Francisco's fun and only, spectacular, Big Red Shiny Mack Fire Engine is the red hot way to tour the bay. This open-air tour takes you to the Presidio, over the city's world-famous bridge, and through Sausalito. Fasten your seat belts and firefighter jackets, and book this tour today!

2-Hour Sunset Sail on the San Francisco Bay

(221)
Duration: 2 hours
Whether you want to kick off a fabulous date night or wrap up an enjoyable afternoon, this two-hour sunset sail is just the ticket. Step aboard the gorgeous traditional vessel to take in the sights at the most bewitching time of day. You'll sail past Alcatraz, hug the coast at Sausalito and experience the full grandeur of the Golden Gate Bridge. Sip two servings of your choice of included beer, wine, soda or water as Privateer cruises along the spectacular San Francisco cityscape, while the sun sets and the lights of the city come to twinkling life.

Golden Gate Bridge Guided Bicycle or E-Bike Tour from San Francisco to Sausalito

(228)
Duration: 3 hours
Pedal across the Golden Gate Bridge on this scenic San Francisco guided bike tour, a family-friendly adventure bringing you up close to the city’s most famous landmark! Choose a regular pedal bicycle or a pedal-assist electric bike, then follow your local guide from Fisherman’s Wharf through Fort Mason, the Marina and the Presidio, and admire incredible views of San Francisco Bay as you ride across the Golden Gate Bridge. The guided portion of your tour ends in Sausalito, but you can explore more on your own after that, then bike or take the ferry back to San Francisco to return the bike at your leisure. Your rental is good for a full 24 hours, so you can see all the San Francisco sights you wish!

San Francisco Bike Rental from Fisherman's Wharf

(217)
Duration: a day
Pedal around San Francisco on an independent bike tour — a fun, flexible, active way to sightsee. With this 24-hour bike rental from Fisherman’s Wharf or Union Square, visit San Francisco attractions of your choice including Golden Gate Park, the Presidio, Alamo Square and Haight-Ashbury, using your handy city map and suggested bike routes. Friendly staff will show you route directions and give you maps before departure, and en-route assistance is just a phone call away if you need help during your trip!

Big Bus San Francisco Night Tour

(175)
Duration: Flexible
Enjoy the city's sights by night. Beginning at Fisherman's Wharf, our Night Tour of San Francisco takes you through the evening vibrance of the Embarcadero, Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown and the Financial District before crossing the Bay Bridge for photos at Treasure Island. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so please aim to arrive 20-30 minutes before your preferred tour time. Please note that this is not a hop-on, hop-off tour.

San Francisco Small Group City Sightseeing and Alcatraz Tour

(152)
Duration: 7 hours
This urban adventure in San Francisco takes you around the city in a safari-style open-air vehicle, then drops you off at the ferry to Alcatraz Island for the cellhouse audio tour. On this uniquely crafted sightseeing tour limited to 12 people, you will see renowned landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and hear quirky stories about the city as an entertaining guide drives your custom vehicle through SF's distinctive neighborhoods. After the four hour city tour, your tour guide will drop you off at Pier 33 where you will catch the ferry to Alcatraz Island. Most guests spend two to three hours at their leisure enjoying the audio walking tour of the former federal penitentiary known as ‘the Rock’. Hotel pickup is included.