Private tour

San Francisco: Aerial City Tour in an Airplane

San Francisco: Aerial City Tour in an Airplane

Activity provider: Fly San Francisco Tours

From US$ 279 per person

Fly over San Francisco on board of a Cessna and get fantastic aerial views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and more. Panoramic views of Angel Island, Tiburon, and Sausalito and the stunning views of San Francisco International airport

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Enjoy aerial views of San Francisco city and bay
  • See the Golden Gate Bridge , Alcatraz, from a unique perspective
  • Overfly San Francisco,The Stunning Views of San Francisco International airport
  • Get amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and Californian coast
Full description

You haven't discovered San Francisco until you've seen it from the air! On this 1-hour scenic flight over the city and bay, you will get amazing views from a truly unique perspective. Your journey begins at Hayward Airport as you climb aboard a small Cessna 172 Skyhawk, with seats for 3 passengers in addition to the pilot. Fly directly out to the Pacific coast, and soar over the Golden Gate Bridge.

Continue your flight over Downtown San Francisco and along the waterfront. Look down at Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39, and continue over Alcatraz. Fly around Angel Island, and along the coast, admiring the towns of Tiburon and Sausalito as you tour. Experienced pilots will make the flight truly unforgettable, giving you plenty of opportunities to take stunning aerial pictures of the sights of the beautiful bay city as you fly over them.

  • Scenic flight aproximately 1 hour
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Pick-up at Hayward Airport. Please provide your flight details.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Tours depart from Hayward Airport
  • Total passenger weight 575 pounds (260 kilos)
  • Passengers under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Flight tours canceled within 24 hours of flight time are non-refundable
  • Changes within 24 hours of flight time are subject to availability
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 22 reviews

Review summary

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Absolutely cool pilot. The weather was average. Experience San Fransisco in summer as late as possible by sightseeing flight! There is often fog until noon! From 4:00 p.m. the probability of seeing the Golden Gate Bridge increases. The organization was still very good and relaxed. The airport is in Okland, so plan your arrival correctly. We used public transport from SF. That worked ... but is a bit time consuming.

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August 3, 2018

Fantastic flight with a great pilot.

Fantastic flight with a great pilot. Communication in advance helpful. All in all we were 100% enthusiastic and would book it again at any time. Fantastic trip with a great pilot. Communication in advance was very helpfull, too. Overall, we were 100% happy and excited and would book tjat trip again when we ger the chance.

July 31, 2018

Fun, spectacular scenery, and very safe/thorough

Our guise was the Head Pilot at Hayward Flight - he flew us over the Oakland/Berkeley hills, then across the Bay over Alcatraz (far out of the flight paths of the main airports), over Sausalito and Tiburon, and then 2 big loops over the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands area. Before heading back, we got a closer look at the new Salesforce Tower and other skyscrapers under construction. Highly recommend! You get much more than the described 1-hour ride.

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June 25, 2018

Product ID: 22103