Tour Details

  • Perfect for small groups arriving to San Francisco on a cruise
  • Pick-up and Drop-off at your Pier
  • Lunch in picturesque Sausalito
  • Over an hour in Muir Woods

Start your Dylan's Famous Tour with a pick-up directly from your Cruise Terminal!

Dylan's Cruise Passenger Pick-up

We are thrilled to cater to groups that of 4 or more that are arriving to San Francisco via cruise line. We provide pick-up for our Dylan's Famous Tour at either 9AM or 10AM from Piers 27 and 35.

9AM and 10AM Pick-ups

Groups of 4 or more eligible

Our minibus will pick up your party at Cruise Piers 27 or 35

Drop-off at Piers 27 and 35 included after the tour


What to Expect

We’ll meet you outside of your cruise ship at your chosen tour time. Our guide will be wearing a Dylan’s Tours shirt to help you spot them easily.

After a brief roll call, we’ll board the bus and travel to our first stop. Over the next 6 hours you’ll be treated to stories about the neighborhoods, diversity, and geography of the area. We will exit the bus at several stops for photo opportunities and exploration, enjoying lunch in Sausalito and then spending over an hour in beautiful Muir Woods Redwood National Park .

At the end of our amazing adventure, we’ll drop you off right back at your cruise ship for boarding. If you have any problems, just give us a call at (415) 932-6993.

Here are the places we will explore (photo stops noted by *):

Fisherman’s Wharf

One of San Francisco’s most popular destinations – from beautiful old shipyards, to Boudin’s Bakery and the smell of fresh clam chowder, Fisherman’s Wharf has it all.


Boasting the largest Chinatown in the United States, this 24-block mecca is bustling with energy, amazing food, and unique and colorful shops that give this area its charm.

North Beach

Voted as one of the USA’s “ten great neighborhoods”, North Beach is best known as the home of Little Italy. From delicious restaurants to authentic sidewalk cafes and bakeries, you will feel the charm of San Francisco as soon as you arrive.

City Hall

This beautiful Beaux-Arts monument epitomizes the high-minded American renaissance of the late 18th and early 19th century. The site of Joe Dimaggio and Marilyn Monroe’s marriage in 1954.

Twin Peaks*

Featuring a panoramic view of all of San Francisco, Twin Peaks offers ones of the best perspectives of the downtown skyline, surrounding hills and the vistas of the Bay. An absolute must-see!

Haight Ashbury*

The origin of the hippie culture and the birth place of the “Summer of Love.” From the stunning Painted Ladies to the homes of music’s favorite 60’s bands, this district started the counter-culture movement across the USA.

The Mission*

Known for its prominent and colorful mural installations, delicious food, and vibrant art and music scene, The Mission embodies the culture of old and new San Francisco.

The Castro

One of the first gay neighborhoods in the United States. Colorful bars and restaurants line the streets, with the historic Castro Theater overlooking the area that Harvey Milk once called home.

Pacific Heights*

Offering one of the most scenic outlooks in all of Northern California, Pacific Heights is home to Billionaire’s Row, featuring the estates of politicians, tech titans and other San Francisco celebrities (includes Mrs. Doubtfire house!)


Former military base, now a beautiful park that includes Crissy Field, Fort Point, Lucasfilm’s (George Lucas) headquarters and the Walt Disney Museum.

Golden Gate Bridge

Declared “one of the 10 wonders of the modern world,” the Golden Gate Bridge not only one of the most recognized symbols of San Francisco, but one of the most photographed sites in the world. Simply stunning!

Muir Woods*

Muir Woods National Redwood Park is home to some of the oldest and most beautiful trees in the world. Featuring gorgeous walking trails and striking scenery, many consider this stop to be the highlight of their trip.

Marin Headlands

Located just north of San Francisco, Marin Headlands offers an incomparable view of the peninsula. Gaze over the Golden Gate Bridge across the Bay over San Francisco, and make sure to ask your guide to get your photo!


Nestled near downtown San Francisco, the Tenderloin neighborhood continues to resist gentrification, all while spearheading the local arts movement. It’s a must-see in our modern-day city.


Located just across the Golden Gate Bridge, this artistic enclave has the setting and beauty of a european mediterranean town. Enjoy your lunch on the San Francisco Bay!

Lombard Street**

All tour buses and vans are prohibited from going near Lombard Street, but we are happy to drop you close by at the end of the tour.


Dylan’s Famous Tour

Explore San Francisco's most popular neighborhoods, lunch in Sausalito, and over an hour in Muir Woods National Park. All in a Day!


(415) 932-6993

Pricing Information

Dylan’s Famous Tour
$85 per cruise passenger

Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Muir Woods:

Muir Woods is located 20 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge and is home to some of the oldest and tallest living trees in the world.

This popular destination is part of the United States National Park service and is considered to be one of the most peaceful destinations in the Bay Area. We consider it to be one of the top highlights of the Dylan’s Famous Tour and A Day in the Bay tours.


Located just across the Golden Gate Bridge, this artistic enclave has the setting and beauty of a european mediterranean town. For both our Dylan’s Famous and A Day in the Bay Tours, you will enjoy your lunch on the picturesque waterfront, enjoying views of the San Francisco Bay.

We are a family business and we welcome all families aboard. With that said, please be considerate of the other guests when traveling with young children. In such an intimate setting, it is important that everyone is well behaved so that all of the guests can enjoy their experience.

Do we provide car seats?

We do not offer car seats, so you will need to bring your own. Again, out of courtesy of other guests that will be along with you on the tour, please consider if your child will be able to be peaceful for the full six hours.

Do I need to purchase a seat for my baby even if the baby is on my lap?

Yes, everyone requires a seat on our bus by California state law.

Our tours fill up fast, especially for summer. We recommend booking in advance.

It’s best to book online! Feel free to use our Live Chat feature or call us if any questions arise.


Our minibuses are able to accommodate folding wheelchairs only.

Do We Have to Walk?

Our mini-bus tours alternate between sitting and brief walking. We stop a minimum of five to six times per tour and although we encourage getting off the bus for photos and exploration, you are more than welcome to stay on the bus if you choose.


We stop a minimum of (6) times on our Famous tour, (5) times on our A Day in the Bay Tour, and (2) times on our City Adventure tour. These will be stops where you can get out and take photos.

Both of our electric bike tours allow countless opportunities for photos.

Dylan’s Famous Tour (6 hours) – Our most popular tour. Explores all of what San Francisco has to offer, includes a lunch stop in Sausalito, then heads up to Muir Woods.

A Day in the Bay Tour (9 hours) – Our official Alcatraz Tour. In the morning, explore some of our favorite neighborhoods in San Francisco, followed by over an hour in Muir Woods and lunch in Sausalito. You are then dropped at Pier 33 in the afternoon for the Alcatraz ferry and audio tour.

City Adventure Tour (2.5 hours) – This city tour covers all of the highlights of San Francisco in our awesome open-air minibus. From the Painted Ladies to Haight-Ashbury, you will see all of the iconic sights in just 2. 5 hours.

Dylan’s Famous Tour and A Day in the Bay Tour:

We make a stop in Sausalito at an awesome italian deli with delicious sandwiches to-go. We take our food right down to the waterfront to enjoy the beautiful view of the San Francisco bay.


"Well worth the money and the group size was great. We came in on a cruise ship and Dylan's picked us up right at the Pier we arrived on. Highly recommended for anyone visiting San Francisco.

Christy, Tripadvisor