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San Francisco Helicopter Tours | Scenic Bay Area Sightseeing Rides

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A San Francisco Helicopter Tour may just be the perfect addition to your vacation plans. The city of San Francisco with its scenic beauty and infamous tourist attractions is a divine touring spot and the ideal destination for all you California dreamers. From the infamous Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco is brimming with history and allure.

With diverse communities and a number of cultural attractions, an adventure awaits around every corner of the steep streets of San Francisco. From the outstanding cuisine of Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf to the Union Square, this city has something for everyone. Helicopter tours of San Francisco are easy to come by and a viable way to explore such a vast city.

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Helicopter Rides in San Francisco

Helicopter sightseeing in San Francisco is a stunning way to take in all the interesting sights this colorful city has to offer. With so many large landmarks best viewed from above, helicopters in San Francisco are not hard to come by. The cool Summers and occasional fog over the Bay area make a San Francisco helicopter tour a whimsical, enticing experience to be enjoyed.

In this article we have listed some of the best San Francisco helicopter rides and prices to help you plan the perfect tour.

SF Helicopters

San Francisco city

Promising the most exhilarating views from above, San Francisco Helicopters is a reliable company for all your aerial tourism needs. Whether you are a tourist or a San Francisco resident interested in touring locally, SF helicopter tours are a perfect way to explore this area. Striving to continuously improve accessibility for clients and increasing flexibility, San Francisco Helicopters uphold high standards in San Francisco’s cardinal tourism industry. Both accommodating and professional, a San Francisco Helicopter charter is a helicopter you can trust.

San Francisco Helicopters offer small group tours, scenic tours for partners as well as general transportation from Downtown and Fisherman’s Wharf. Below are some of their top tours.

Vista Grande Tour | SF Helicopters

The San Francisco Vista Grande helicopter tour is a popular San Francisco helicopter ride among eager tourists. Take a Bay Area helicopter ride for a birdseye view of the breath-taking San Francisco skyline. During the Vista Grande tour passengers will be able to take in views of iconic landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Prison and the foamy stretches of California coast. This helicopter ride in San Francisco is fitting for tourists eager to witness this bustling city in one go.

This tour asks $280 and $210 for children between 2-12 years old. The entire experience spans approximately 25-30 minutes. The Grande Vista Tour also includes inflight narration and transportation to and from local landmarks such as the Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf.

Wine Country Tour | SF Helicopters

San Francisco Bay area

Insisting on passengers being over 21 years of age, this tour is a jovial trip into San Francisco’s Wine Country. With a minimum of four passengers required – and accommodating up to six – this is a perfect helicopter shuttle for touring with friends or colleagues.

This tour includes safe transportation to and from the helijet base and will take you soaring over the San Francisco skyline. After drinking in the sights, you will be flown to San Francisco’s Wine Country to enjoy a guided wine and food sampling as well as sublime views of the vineyards as you are flown back to home base.

The Wine Country helicopter tour comes to ($480) and lasts approximately 3.5 hours. Partake in this VIP experience and enjoy a taste of San Francisco culture.

Helicopter Tour & Dinner Cruise Package | SF Helicopters

After being transported to the Bell Jet Helicopter, this tour puts a fresh spin on bay area helicopter rides by including transportation to the tourist hot-spot, Pier 3. You will be free to browse stores and coffee shops while waiting to board a luxurious yacht for an afternoon of dinner and live music.

Stroll along the deck and enjoy sunset views of the city skyline and both San Francisco bridges. A tour for the hopeless romantic, helicopter tours in San Francisco have never been so indulgent as this.

This helicopter and cruise tour costs ($415) and lasts approximately 2hrs from pick-up to drop-off with an additional 2.5-3hr dinner cruise. With a gorgeous bay area helicopter tour and a four-course dinner cruise, this is a tour for the fans of lovely views and fine dining.

Helicopter Tour & Alcatraz Package | SF Helicopters

San Francisco Alcatraz

This is a tour to book in advance as tickets are prone to sell-out up to four weeks ahead of your preferred tour date. This helicopter tour includes invigorating views of the bay area and San Francisco from above as well as a ferry to the iconic Alcatraz Island. Experience exhibits and an audio tour of the Alcatraz prison cells as well as extended time to explore the island in its entirety.

This enthralling tour costs ($255) with an additional Alcatraz day-tour ticket priced at ($39.90). Lasting 2hrs from pick-up to drop-off, this tour is extended by a 3hr tour of Alcatraz Prison. This San Francisco tour is fitting for tourists with a strong sense of curiosity and a taste for thrills. Or perhaps you were a big fan of the Alcatraz TV-show. Either way, this is an exciting insight into one of San Francisco’s tourist hot-spots.

Some Final Thoughts on SF Helicopter Tours

A helicopter ride over San Francisco is a novel way to tour this magnificent city. With so many sights to behold and adventures to be had this is an experience not to be missed. From the notorious walls of Alcatraz to the iconic red beams of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco has dozens of iconic landmarks to make your tour a remarkable one.

Should you decide to traverse further through the USA on your vacation, you might want to check out helicopter flights over the Niagara Falls next.

But for now –  if you’re going to San Francisco, you’re in for a delightful treat. So pack your bags, grab your camera and be sure to wear some flowers in your hair.

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  1. Paulina_A

    My family really enjoyed this experience!!!! I didn’t take that many pictures since I was in the middle seat . I focused just on enjoying the ride my husband and parents where by the window and up front with the pilot. They had beautiful pictures and videos we all shared. My parents said this was a once in a lifetime kind of thing. Definitely a great way to see San Francisco!!!! Worth every bit. The drivers where so nice as well with both pick up and drop off.

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  2. Paulina_A

    My family really enjoyed this experience!!!! I didn’t take that many pictures since I was in the middle seat . I focused just on enjoying the ride my husband and parents where by the window and up front with the pilot. They had beautiful pictures and videos we all shared. My parents said this was a once in a lifetime kind of thing. Definitely a great way to see San Francisco!!!! Worth every bit. The drivers where so nice as well with both pick up and drop off.

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  3. Paulina_A

    My family really enjoyed this experience!!!! I didn’t take that many pictures since I was in the middle seat . I focused just on enjoying the ride my husband and parents where by the window and up front with the pilot. They had beautiful pictures and videos we all shared. My parents said this was a once in a lifetime kind of thing. Definitely a great way to see San Francisco!!!! Worth every bit. The drivers where so nice as well with both pick up and drop off.

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