Redwoods & Wine Country Gourmet Tour

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This amazing tour combines two of California's top attractions: the spectacular Muir Woods National Monument and the famous California Wine Country. Get to see giant Redwood trees and enjoy several wine tastings in both Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley - all in just one day!

Highlights
  • Explore the legendary penitentiary of Alacatraz, once home to some of America's most notorious criminals
  • Alcatraz regularly sells out weeks in advance, book ahead of time to avoid missing this once of a lifetime experience!
  • See the giant sequoia trees at Muir Woods, the tallest living things on earth
  • Enjoy delicious wine tastings at some of the best wineries in Sonoma Valley

Description

The California Wine Country is less than an hour's drive away from San Francisco and it is one of the most beautiful and popular sightseeing opportunities when visiting San Francisco.

In the morning, explore at your own pace the spectacular Redwood Sequoia trees at Muir Woods, which is home to some of the oldest and tallest trees in the world. Then, enjoy some relaxing time and delightful wine tastings in the afternoon in California's famous Wine Country.

This tour is not only a great way to see some of the most popular San Francisco sights, but it is also is ideal for wine lovers!

Approximate activity Schedule:

  • 7:45 - Pick up from your San Francisco hotel in downtown or Fisherman's Wharf area.

  • 8:30 - Drive through the Marina neighborhood, past the Palace of Fine Arts, the Presidio, and head north across the Golden Gate Bridge.

  • 9:00 - Learn about California's coastal Redwoods while driving over the headlands into Redwood Valley to Muir Woods National Monument.

  • 9:30 - Spend an hour into the Muir Woods and walk around the ferns and moss lined creeks while enjoying the fresh bay with leaf scented-air from the many Laurel trees.

  • 10:30 - Head north to the 1st Winery in the Carneros Region of Sonoma County - the birthplace of California's wine industry. Upon arrival, taste a variety of elegant wines, stroll the winery grounds and take photos among the vines.

  • 12:30 - Chose from two lunch options:

You can bring your lunch or buy it at one of the many cafés and restaurants located in the plaza.

You can upgrade your tour to the next level with a private gourmet lunch and wine pairing experience* at a local restaurant.

  • 13:30 - Continue on to the 2nd winery and enjoy complimentary tastings of a variety of California wines.

  • 15:00 - Drive to the 3rd winery and enjoy a final wine tasting. Be sure to take some pictures of the views that Wine Country has to offer.

  • 16:30 - Head back South to Marin County and San Francisco.

  • 17:30 - End this amazing day with a photo stop on a bluff overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, with views of San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz and the Bay Bridge.

  • 18:45 - Drive back across the Golden Gate Bridge and be droped-off at San Francisco hotels.

*Upgrade gourmet lunch menu:

First course: NV Gloria Blanc de Noir, Sonoma and Cheese board (Vella's Dry Jack, Marin Brie, St. Jorge Portuguese style) with fresh fruit.

Second course (Choose one from below):

  • Tomato Bisque with herbs and enriched with cream and parmesan cheese

  • Classic Caesar Salad romaine hearts with the Bistro's home-made Caesar Dressing

  • Baby Mixed Greens tossed with fresh herbs vinaigrette, red grape tomatoes and croutons

  • Drink: 2015 Dry Creek Chenin Blanc, Healdsburg

Main course (Choose one from below):

  • Rigatoni Bolognese braised ground beef and pork in a house-made marinara sauce

  • Penne Pasta tossed arugula-almond pesto and parmesan cheese

  • Grilled Salmon over sautéed vegetables, drizzled with balsamic reduction

  • Cheeseburger grilled Angus chuck patty with jack cheese and French fries

  • Chicken Breast Sandwich avocado, tomato, red onion, lettuce and spicy aioli on focaccia and French fries

  • Drink: 2014 Dirty Pond Pinot Noir, Sonoma

Menu subject to change based on availability. Vegetarian option available.

Available languages:

  • Live guide in English

  • Audio Guide options: Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Italian, Portuguese.

Includes

  • Guide

  • Wine tasting

  • Transportation fee
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Standard Package

Duration: 9 - 11 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Guide / Wine tasting / Transportation fee

Schedule

  • 07:45

    Check-in at Extranomical Adventures & Hotel Pick-up

  • 08:30

    Depart San Francisco & Drive to Muir Woods National Monument (1 hr)

    Embark on a scenic ride past the Marina neighborhood; Palace of Fine Arts; Golden Gate Bridge; Marin Headlands, where you will learn all about the Redwood giants; and the artistic town of Sausalito en route to the Muir Woods National Monument.

  • 09:30

    Muir Woods Hiking & Nature Walk (1 hr)

    Upon your arrival, partake in an exciting trek across the 250-foot Redwood groves and discover the local flora of the region including the Giant ferns and Laurel trees.

  • 10:30

    Drive to Wine Country (1.25 hrs)

  • 11:45

    Winery Tour (First Stop) (45 mins)

    After transferring to the Carneros Region of Sonoma county, deemed to be the birthplace of the wine industry in California, visit your first winery stop. Upon your visit, learn all about the process of wine-making and go for a refreshing stroll at the winery grounds.

  • 12:30

    Lunch Stop (1 hr)

    Afterwards, experience a scenic ride to a charming wine country plaza where you will find yourself surrounded by local wine-tasting rooms, restaurants and boutiques. You will be provided by a map of the plaza so you can maximize your time.

  • 13:30

    Winery Tour (Second Stop) (1.5 hrs)

    Then, rejoin the group to visit the second winery stop and indulge in a variety of exceptional wines.

  • 15:00

    Vine Alley (Third Stop) (30 mins)

    Finally, visit the third winery stop for a special wine-tasting that would conclude this special day. Here you will enjoy a wide selection of wine tasting rooms.

  • 16:30

    Drive Back to San Francisco (1 hr)

  • 17:30-18:30

    Check-out at Extranomical Adventures & Hotel Drop-off

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Gourmet Food & Wine Pairing Package

A delicious lunch and wine are included with your tour, and the perfect compliment to your wine country expedition.

Lunch Menu

  • First Course: Cheese Board featuring Vella’s Dry Jack, Marin Brie, St. Jorge Portuguese style with Fresh Fruit
  • Appetizer: (choice of one) Tomato Bisque, Classic Caesar Salad or Baby Mixed Greens
  • Main Course: (choice of one) Penne Pesto Pasta, Rigatoni Bolognese, Grilled Salmon, Cheeseburger or Chicken Breast Sandwich

Duration: 10 - 11 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Guide / Wine tasting / Lunch / Transportation fee

Schedule

  • 07:45

    Pick-up at Select Downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf Hotels

  • 08:30

    Depart San Francisco & Drive to Muir Woods National Monument (1 hr)

    Embark on a scenic ride past the Marina neighborhood; Palace of Fine Arts; Golden Gate Bridge; Marin Headlands, where you will learn all about the Redwood giants; and the artistic town of Sausalito en route to the Muir Woods National Monument.

  • 09:30

    Muir Woods Hiking & Nature Walk (1 hr)

    Upon your arrival, partake in an exciting trek across the 250-foot Redwood groves and discover the local flora of the region including the Giant ferns and Laurel trees.

  • 10:30

    Drive to Wine Country (1.25 hrs)

  • 11:45

    Winery Tour (First Stop) (45 mins)

    After transferring to the Carneros Region of Sonoma county, deemed to be the birthplace of the wine industry in California, visit your first winery stop. Upon your visit, learn all about the process of wine-making and go for a refreshing stroll at the winery grounds.

  • 12:30

    Lunch Stop (1 hr)

    Afterwards, experience a scenic ride to a charming wine country plaza where you will find yourself surrounded by local wine-tasting rooms, restaurants and boutiques. In here, dine on a three-course lunch with a wine pairing.

  • 13:30

    Winery Tour (Second Stop) (1.5 hrs)

    Then, rejoin the group to visit the second winery stop and indulge in a variety of exceptional wines.

  • 15:00

    Vine Alley (Third Stop) (30 mins)

    Finally, visit the third winery stop for a special wine-tasting that would conclude this special day. Here you will enjoy a wide selection of wine tasting rooms.

  • 16:30

    Drive Back to San Francisco (1 hr)

  • 18:30

    Drop-off at Select Downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf Hotels

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From
Alcatraz Combo Package

After the Redwoods & Wine Country tour, head to Pier 33 and ride the ferry across the bay to Alcatraz Island. Your Alcatraz Tour begins with a 45 minute audio presentation "Doing Time: The Alcatraz Cell house Tour," featuring recordings of actual guards and inmates who lived and worked on the Island. Once your Alcatraz Audio Tour is finished, explore Alcatraz Island as long want on your own.

Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Guide / Alcatraz Tour / Wine tasting / Transportation fee

Schedule

  • Day 1
  • 08:00

    Check-in at Extranomical Adventures & Hotel Pick-up

  • 08:30

    Depart San Francisco & Drive to Muir Woods National Monument (1 hr)

    Embark on a scenic ride past the Marina neighborhood; Palace of Fine Arts; Golden Gate Bridge; Marin Headlands, where you will learn all about the Redwood giants; and the artistic town of Sausalito en route to the Muir Woods National Monument.

  • 09:30

    Muir Woods Hiking & Nature Walk (1 hr)

    Upon your arrival, partake in an exciting trek across the 250-foot Redwood groves and discover the local flora of the region including the Giant ferns and Laurel trees.

  • 10:30

    Drive to Wine Country (1.25 hrs)

  • 11:45

    Winery Tour (First Stop) (45 mins)

    After transferring to the Carneros Region of Sonoma county, deemed to be the birthplace of the wine industry in California, visit your first winery stop. Upon your visit, learn all about the process of wine-making and go for a refreshing stroll at the winery grounds.

  • 12:30

    Lunch Stop (1 hr)

    Afterwards, experience a scenic ride to a charming wine country plaza where you will find yourself surrounded by local wine-tasting rooms, restaurants and boutiques. In here, dine on a three-course lunch with a wine pairing if option was selected.

  • 13:30

    Winery Tour (Second Stop) (1.5 hrs)

    Then, rejoin the group to visit the second winery stop and indulge in a variety of exceptional wines.

  • 15:30

    Vine Alley (Third Stop) (30 mins)

    Finally, visit the third winery stop for a special wine-tasting that would conclude this special day. Here you will enjoy a wide selection of wine tasting rooms.

  • 16:30

    Drive Back to San Francisco (1 hr)

  • 17:30

    Drop-off at Select Downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf Hotels

  • Day 2
  • Check-in at Pier 33

    Tours are available at 9:00AM, 9:30AM, 10:00AM and 10:30AM.

  • Ferry Ride to Alcatraz

  • Alcatraz Guided Tour

    Upon your arrival on the island, learn all about its rich history through a brief presentation and an expert guide. Also, an audio tour will be provided when you enter the cell house to give you a recorded commentary from the inmates and prison guards who used to reside in the notorious island.

  • Free Time at Alcatraz

  • End

    Check-out at Pier 33

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  • (For Check-In) Extranomical San Francisco SOMA Office (Extranomical - San Francisco Tours, 928 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States) Time: 07:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) Extranomical San Francisco SOMA Office (Extranomical - San Francisco Tours, 928 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States) Time: 17:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Extranomical San Francisco SOMA Office (Extranomical - San Francisco Tours, 928 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States) Time: 07:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Extranomical San Francisco SOMA Office (Extranomical - San Francisco Tours, 928 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States) Time: 17:30:00

Price & Options

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Notes

Restriction(s)
All Packages
  • The buses are only able to accommodate collapsible wheelchairs that fold flat. Please indicate during booking if you are bringing a wheelchair on the tour so that the driver can be notified.

  • For the child's safety on the tour vehicles, it is required that participants bring a child safety seat for all children that are eight years old and below or less than 4 ft 9 in (145 cm).

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.

Alcatraz Combo Package
  • The Alcatraz Tour cannot be done on the same day as the Redwoods and Winery tour.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
All Packages
  • A valid government-issued photo ID

  • Walking shoes

  • Sunglasses

  • Camera

  • Insect repellent

  • Sweatshirt / light jacket

Requirement(s) - Others
All Packages
  • Admission to the Muir Woods must be paid upon arrival. Adults admission is $10 per person and children 15 years old and below are free. Prices are subject to change.

  • Lunch is not included for children and must be paid upon arrival.

  • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.

Additional Note(s)
Standard Package,
Gourmet Food & Wine Pairing Package
  • The tour is narrated in English but complimentary audio narration is also offered in 8 different languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Japanese, and Portuguese. If an audio tour is required, please specify the languages needed in the booking page.

All Packages
  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.

  • Gratuity is not included in the price.

  • Drinks and meals are available for purchase

Standard Package,
Alcatraz Combo Package
  • Meals are not included in the price.

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