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San Francisco: Scenic Helicopter Flight

Product ID: 158924
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Soar over San Francisco on an exhilarating 25-30 minute helicopter flight and get bird's eye views of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island and the coastline of California.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM
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  • Get stunning views of San Francisco and the Bay Area aboard a helicopter
  • Learn the secrets of the city on a fully narrated flight
  • Choose from 3 different departure times
  • Benefit from a free shuttle transfer from Fisherman's Wharf, Nob Hill or Union Square
Full description
Get bird’s-eye views of San Francisco and the Bay Area on a popular helicopter flight above the city. Choose from 3 different departure times and enjoy a free shuttle transfer to the heliport from Union Square, Nob Hill or Fisherman’s Wharf.

Listen to a safety briefing at the launch pad, and then climb aboard and glide up into the air for unforgettable views of the city and California coast. Hover over landmarks such as Alcatraz Island and the iconic Transamerica Pyramid building. Continue over Ghirardelli Square and see the Coit Tower and AT&T Park from above.

Benefit from an informative narration from your pilot along the way. Hear about the Bay Bridge and other attractions. Sit back and listen to inspiring background music as you fly over Sausalito and Tiburon in Marin County. Get the ultimate adrenalin rush and fly over and under the Golden Gate Bridge, weather permitting.
  • 25-30 minute helicopter flight around San Francisco Bay
  • Complimentary round-trip shuttle transfers between Union Square, Nob Hill or Fisherman's Wharf and the heliport
  • Fully narrated flight
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and drinks

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• A minimum of 4 passengers is required for the flight to operate
• There is a weight restriction of no more than 300 pounds (136 kilograms) per passenger
• Choose from a 10:00 AM, 12:30 PM or 3:00 PM departure

From US$ 280 per person

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San Francisco Helicopters

Product ID: 158924