Marin half day walking tours are specialty tours allowing for focused exploration via walking and hiking in Marin towns ranging from Mill Valley to Larkspur and Tiburon. Enjoy breakfast or lunch, strolling and hiking, ending with time to browse and explore the nooks and crannies of these wonderful towns. Led by locals who love leading Marin County tours.
Marin walking tours give a great opportunity to explore from Larkspur and Tiburon to San Rafael, Mill Valley and Corte Madera with all the time in the world during our full day tours. Spoil yourself, fully engaging in all Marin has to offer, with little known walking trails, historic towns, taking in vistas from above and below, and sampling the local specialty cuisines.
Guided hikes on Mount Tam. Need a 5-8 mile hike in Marin? Tired of waiting in bus lines for Muir woods? Our guides will keep you safe and take you on Marin's lesser known hiking trails. Get great exercise, and safely explore Mount Tamalpais with our guided hikes.
Meander through several of Marin's quaint towns, sampling chocolates amongst redwoods and at local cafes. Your guides will provide a nice balance of walking and mini hikes with incredible varieties of chocolates to match the beautiful ambiance. Try spicy dark chocolate amidst ferns carpeting the forest, or settle into a cafe on a cold afternoon with chocolate espresso!
Karen has lived in Marin for over twenty years. Naturally curious, she’s explored every town on foot from Novato in the north to Mill Valley in the south. She enjoys leading the way for folks who appreciate her energy and enthusiasm, but require a slower pace. Her tours are perfect for those who want to see a “little bit” of nature over a 3-hour period.
Jagpal grew up in Fresno on a farm, giving pumpkin patch tours and without big trees at all! Fortunately, she moved to Marin for the past nine years and is entranced with Mount Tam and Marin County. With a sense of adventure and lots of spunk, she will keep you moving and help open your eyes on her walking and hiking tours. She has a go-getter personality that loves a challenge and long hikes that push your limits.
Jan led tours all over the U.S., particularly in the Southwest and in national parks. A fountain of of facts on Marin and beyond, she has visited over 80 countries and peppers her tours with anecdotes and musings. Her sense of humor and travel stories will captivate you. Author of Eccentric America and Eccentric California, she loves sharing her self-discovered walking paths in Greenbrae and digging into what’s special about Sausalito
Sarah Jane transplanted to Marin 14 years ago. Nomadic by nature, Marin’s beauty captivated her, and before she knew it she had a permanent home among the hills of Marin. Sarah Jane leads the perfect hike for those who like to enjoy the moment. Marin has surprising vistas and alcoves where Sarah Jane will gladly take your picture for you. No hike is too big or too small for Sarah Jane, but all hikes will be savored.
When we provide your final ticket you will get the start point. All originate in Southern Marin, usually near the Larkspur Landing Ferry.
For additional $15 we can pick you and your party up anywhere within Marin. We also recommend uber or taxis. We offer limo pickup one way in San Francisco as well, with a ferry ride back to the City after your wonderful day. (cost approx. $75)
Right now we offer Friday, Saturday and Sunday tours. We may be able to offer other days with good notice so give us a call at
415-302-7863. Tours start around 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Website ticket calendar has exact times for each tour. Generally we are offering Tuesday - Sunday tours.
Comfortable walking shoes (we are a walking tour experience!) Light backpack to carry water if needed and/or special dietary needs.Stroller or infant backpack (let us know ahead of time if you are bringing children and we will modify the tour for stroller access)
Half Day Tours:
Begin at coffee shops where you can grab your special blend before we begin. Picnic is provided with seasonal specialties including local cheeses and fruits, sandwiches, etc.
Full Day Tours:
Depending on which tour chosen may include gourmet picnic, specialty breads and desserts. Let us know of any food allergies ahead and we are happy to accommodate.
These are semi-private walking tours with no more than six people per tour. Whether you are a single, couple, or family, come on out and have fun on our custom walking tours!
(inquire if you need a larger tour, we can make arrangements, or split the group up for you) Call 415-302-7863415-302-7863
As these are small tours, normally you will be driven in the tour driver's car. Anything over capacity we will have a van. We strive to make this a primarily walking tour experience, so car trips will be kept to a minimum, not usually more than 20 minutes. (that's the beauty of Marin!)
Half Day Tours - Under $50
Full Day Marin 360 Tour - Under $150
Muir Woods Mount Tam Hike Tours - Under $100.
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