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Number of People: 2
Duration: 20 minutes


Discover the thrill of our Alcatraz City Sites Helicopter Adventure! Soar over iconic Alcatraz, Angel Island, and the San Francisco skyline for an unforgettable flight. Perfect for travelers on a mission and first-time fliers!

🚁 Take off from a helipad at the seabase and enjoy the thrill of lifting off into the skies

🏝️ Marvel at the iconic Alcatraz Island and gain a fresh perspective on its rich history

🌉 Admire the stunning San Francisco skyline and capture unique snapshots from the air

🌄 Witness the tranquil beauty of Richardson Bay and Sausalito as you make your return to solid ground


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After purchase, you can request your preferred dates and times by following the instructions in the email you receive. If it's a gift, the recipient will also get an email with booking instructions.

*Dates and times vary depending on the time of year

Practical information

Any restrictions to participate?

  • Age: All age groups are welcome
  • Weight: Total combined weight for all passengers cannot exceed 500 pounds.

Who can you accommodate for?

  • Children: The experience provider allows both children and infants on board. They have limited ear protection headsets, and recommend parents bring their own noise cancellation headsets or earplugs for their infants.
    • Infants ages 0-2 can fly on parents’ laps at no additional charge. Children 3 and up must have their own seat and be included in the package price.
  • Pets: Service dogs are allowed on flights where needed. If dogs are under 15 pounds, they must be secured in a crate.

What to expect on the day of the experience?

  • Duration: 15-20 Minutes of flight time.
  • What’s included: A piloted helicopter tour with stories and history of the area below along the way.
  • Who will be present: You will always have a pilot with you and the members of your group.
  • Spectators: No spectators are allowed, everyone must have a reservation.

How to prepare?

  • Weather dependency: All flights are subject to cancellation for severe weather. This determination is made by the pilot up to 30 minutes before the scheduled flight. These flights are available to be rebooked for up to one year from the original flight. 
    • Fog can come and go at any time. We will try our best to fly you over the bridge or alternate the flight route so that you can get the best view of the bridge possible.
  • Arrival: Please have your group check in no less than 30 minutes before your flight. Flights depart on time and will not be held for late arriving parties. You will not receive a refund for missed flights.
  • Parking: There is free parking available at the heliport.

Full description

Perfect for couples or pairs, this exclusive two-seater helicopter tour offers an intimate and thrilling adventure with unparalleled views. From the moment you lift off from our helipad at the seabase, you're not just passengers; you're part of a duo embarking on an unforgettable exploration of the Bay Islands' secrets, guided by the expert narratives of your pilot.

This bespoke journey circles the iconic Alcatraz and Angel Island, offering a unique perspective on landmarks steeped in history. As the helicopter hovers above Alcatraz, you'll peer down on the island like never before, uncovering its mysteries from an eagle's view while soaking in tales of legendary escape attempts.

The tour continues, showcasing the architectural marvel of the San Francisco skyline, before sweeping over Richardson Bay for a breathtaking glimpse of Sausalito. Your adventure culminates in a graceful landing at the Commodore Heliport in Marin, marking the end of an extraordinary journey through the Bay Area's skies, designed perfectly for two.

Returns, exchanges and cancellation

Unused Experience Vouchers can be returned within 30 days for a full refund to the original purchaser, no questions asked.

If you have any unused Experience Vouchers, you can exchange them for anything else in our marketplace, no matter when. If you choose an experience that's more expensive, you'll need to pay the difference, but if you choose one that costs less, you'll receive a credit towards your next booking.

No refunds are allowed once the experience is booked, but you can reschedule up to 72 hours before your experience, for a date within a year of the original booking. To reschedule, contact the experience provider directly. No-shows or rescheduling less than 72 hours in advance means losing the value of your experience.

Number of People: 2
Duration: 20 minutes
Regular price $739
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Vickey M.

Combining the historical intrigue of Alcatraz with the exhilaration of a helicopter ride was a brilliant idea. The tour provided a perfect balance of adventure and learning, making it an unforgettable way to discover the beauty and history of San Francisco.

Martin White

The Alcatraz & City Sights Helicopter Tour was an absolute thrill! Soaring above San Francisco's iconic landmarks and getting a bird's-eye view of the Golden Gate Bridge was a breathtaking experience I'll never forget.

Karen T.

I was blown away by the Alcatraz & City Sights Helicopter Tour! The knowledgeable pilot not only guided us through the city's fascinating history but also added a personal touch with fun anecdotes. The stunning vistas from the helicopter made this tour a truly exceptional way to explore San Francisco.