Is admission to Muir Woods included?
The tour price does not include the Muir Woods entrance fee, which is $15 per person and must be paid when you reach the entrance of the park (cash or card accepted).
How much time will I spend in Muir Woods?
You will spend a bit over an hour exploring the ancient redwoods and other endangered creatures along Redwood Creek trail.
What wineries does the tour visit?
After the Muir Woods, you will be welcomed to three boutique wineries in both Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley.
Does this tour go to Napa?
Yes. You will visit Napa Valley AND Sonoma Valley after the Muir Woods experience.
Must I bring a valid photo ID?
Yes. You will need a valid ID showing that you are at least 21 years old if you would like to consume alcohol.
Are wine tasting fees included in the tour?
Yes. All tasting fees at the wineries are included in the tour cost.
Does the tour stop at Golden Gate Bridge?
Yes. Weather permitting, the tour makes a photo stop at the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
Can the itinerary be done comfortably in a day?
Yes. The route to the wine country passes quite close to Muir Woods. The tour is designed to comfortably fit the itinerary within a day.
Is this tour suitable for children?
We discourage bringing children under 6 years old on this tour.
Do you pick up outside of San Francisco?
We offer a complimentary pick-up from hotels located in San Francisco. If you are staying away from the downtown area, we suggest taking a shared ride service or public transportation to the Hilton Union Square hotel on O’Farrell Street. Our pickup location is outside the Mason Street side entrance.
What should I bring?
It’s best to dress in layers and wear comfortable walking shoes or sandals. Bring a valid government-issued ID, a light water-resistant jacket, camera or phone, water bottle, hat and sunscreen, umbrella (if the forecast calls for rain), and cash or a credit card for lunch and the park entry fee at Muir Woods.
Are meals included? Where is the stop for lunch?
Meals are not included unless you selected the optional gourmet lunch. We will make a midday stop for a bit over an hour at Sonoma Plaza where there are many nice, casual restaurants.
Can we drink alcohol on the bus?
Yes. However, the wine at wineries is generous and we advise caution to prevent excessive drinking.
What if one of the guests will not be drinking wine during the tour?
We can make special arrangements and modify the cost if one or more in your party will not be tasting wine.