Imagine San Francisco as you've never seen it before! On a San Francisco
Vista Grande Helicopter Tour you'll see all the famous sites: Alcatraz
Island, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco skyline and of course, the
Golden Gate Bridge! Plus, your helicopter flight takes you north over
the spectacular Pacific Coastline, Tiburon, Angel Island, Marine
Headlands and Sausalito.
Fully narrated tour
Choice of several departures throughout the day
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Scenic helicopter flight
You will be picked up from a central San Francisco meeting point and taken to the heliport to board a Bell Jet Helicopter for take-off on an exciting San Francisco Helicopter Tour.
An accompanying musical soundtrack is choreographed to the flight, along with spontaneous narration by your professionally trained pilot. View the hills of San Francisco where you can see famous districts such as the Castro, the Mission, Pacific Heights, Chinatown and the Presidio. Flying over San Francisco you will get a unique perspective of the city skyline, including AT&T Park - Home of the SF Giants, Coit Tower at the top of Telegraph Hill and the financial district with the famous Transamerica Pyramid.
On this 56-mile (90-kilometer) helicopter flight (25-30 minutes), you will see many of the well-known San Francisco Bay landmarks from the air such as the Ferry Building, Alcatraz Island, the Bay Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf and of course, the Golden Gate Bridge.
Fly north to take in the Marin Headlands and California's craggy Pacific Coastline. You will also see the artist town of Sausalito, the sleepy town of Tiburon, and the former immigration station of Angel Island - the "Ellis Island of the West".
All of the Bell Jet Helicopters are maintained by Bell Factory Approved Mechanics and are flown by Bell Trained, FAA licensed pilots
All flights are taken in quiet, smooth and reliable Bell Jet helicopters seating 4 or 6 passengers
The weight restriction for this flight is 300lbs (136 kg). All passengers must be able to properly use standard aircraft safety belts
Recommended: Comfortable shoes and a extra layer of warm clothing
All items carried on-board are subject to search. Large bags and backpacks are discouraged
Weather permitting. If seasonal fog obscures the view, tour route may be altered
Prior to your travel date, all passenger heights, weights and contact details MUST be advised. If you do not indicate this at the time of booking, you will be required to call the tour operator and advise them of this information directly. The contact details will be on your voucher once you have a confirmed booking
All passengers must present a valid photo ID upon boarding the aircraft
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local Operator Information:
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
Loved this tour and the view of SF was amazing, flying under and through the Golden Gate Bridge was a highlight. It was fairly windy the day we went up but we felt safe in Pilot Mark's hands. This is a must do tour!