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San Francisco Helicopter Tour and Sunset Dinner Cruise

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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3538HELISUN
Views from above, views from the water! Savor the breathtaking aerial views of San Francisco on a helicopter tour. Take in well-known landmarks from above, such as Alcatraz Island and the spectacular Golden Gate and Bay Bridges spanning the bay. After your flight, end your day in style aboard a dinner cruise on San Francisco Bay as the sun sets.


  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Dinner included
  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Enjoy the sights of San Francisco on the way to the heliport. Once onboard your quiet and smooth reliable helicopter seating 4 to 6 passengers, the exhilarating adventure begins. Musical background accompanies spontaneous narration by your professionally trained pilot. During your 20-minute flight, see the famous hills of San Francisco and the striking cityscape. Admire aerial views of Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Bridge and more.

Upon landing, the shuttle drops guests for boarding on the yacht where delightful views of San Francisco from the water await. On your 2.5 hour cruise, savor an elegant 4-course dinner, enjoy live music entertainment and stroll the outer decks for incomparable views of the glittering San Francisco skyline. Your evening concludes at Pier 3.

See sample menu in Itinerary below:

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Pickup is provided from the following pick-up locations. Select your pickup at time of booking:
  • Hilton Hotel (Mason Street side at the corner of Ellis, for all passengers staying in Union Square and So. of Market)
  • Zephyr Hotel, formerly Radisson Hotel Fisherman's Wharf, at 250 Beach Street (for passengers staying in Fisherman's Wharf hotels)
  • Fairmont Hotel (front entrance on Mason Street, for all passengers staying in Nob Hill and Financial District)
Departure Time:
  • 3pm pickup, (actual flight time 3:30pm) - Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
  • 5:00pm pickup, (actual flight time 5:30pm) - Friday and Saturday (May through to September)
4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Concludes at Pier 3

Pricing information

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Union Square Pickup

Shuttle pickup at the Hilton Hotel, on the Mason Street side at the corner of Ellis. Recommended for guests staying in the Union Square and South of Market Street areas

USD $360.00
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Fisherman's Wharf Pickup

Shuttle pickup at the Radisson Hotel Fisherman's Wharf at 250 Beach Street. Recommended for guests staying in the Fisherman's Wharf area

USD $360.00
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Fairmont Pickup

Shuttle pickup at the Fairmont Hotel, front entrance on Mason Street. Recommended for guests staying in Nob Hill and Financial District areas

USD $360.00
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San Francisco Helicopter Tour and Sunset Dinner Cruise

San Francisco Helicopter Tour and Sunset Dinner Cruise

  • San Francisco pickup
  • Helicopter flight with tour narration
  • 4-course dinner cruise
  • Live music entertainment on cruise
  • Souvenirs
  • Additional and alcoholic beverages (available to purchase)
  • Menu enhancements (available to purchase)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum of 2 passengers required per flight
  • Valid photo ID is required for all passengers
  • The dress code for dinner cruise is an upscale to business casual, no jeans. However, for the helicopter flight, comfortable shoes and a extra layer of warm clothing is recommended
  • All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • The weight restriction for this flight is 300lbs (136 kg). All passengers must be able to properly use standard aircraft safety belts
  • For the dinner cruise, menu enhancements may be purchased direct to cruise operator on day of departure
    Sample Menu
    • Arugula salad with roasted red beets, Chipotle pine nuts, humbolt fog goat cheese, herb toasted crostini and Meyer lemon tarragon vinaigrette
    • Citrus-scented scallops with grilled pineapple, mango papaya salsa
    (choice of one)
    • Herb-seared chicken breast with tomato and kalamata olives salsa over African rice pilaf
    • Ginger spiced glace salmon with Asian noodles and sugar snap peas
    • Braised beef short ribs with chive mashed potatoes, sautéed spring greens, port demi-glace
    • Vegetarian lasagna with layers of fresh zucchini, baby spinach, basil, eggplant, onions, tomato, cauliflower and carrot puree
    (choice of one)
    • Chocolate pot de crème with cinnamon Chantilly cream
    • Vanilla peach pot de crème with caramel Chantilly cream
    (additional charge)
    • Cowgirl Creamery cheese display featuring assorted local cheeses, rustic flat breads, seasonal fresh fruits, dried apricots, figs - US$12
    • Ice cream trio of buko, vanilla and mango, with house made caramel sauce, chocolate sauce, saltine toffee crackers - US$9
    Chefs de Cuisine: Gerardo Hidalgo
    Due to the seasonality of local fresh ingredients, all menus are subject to change
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    Traveler Reviews

    Reviewed by: SHARONA L, August 2015

    Absolutely incredible day Daytime Helicopter pickup and tour and return all top notch !! Then aboard the Hornblower for incredible voyage and tour of the Bay with beautiful meal and music and sunset with nighttime view of the of city. Such a great day :

    Reviewed by: Axel S, June 2015

    If you're from San Francisco, make sure to tell the pilot where your house is, you might get to see it!
    Amazing experience, went under the Golden Gate Bridge twice, dinner cruise was classy and romantic.

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    Tour code: 3538HELISUN