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San Francisco Helicopters

San Francisco, CA 94128-0776
+1 800-400-2404
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Operating since 1976, San Francisco Helicopters offers daily scheduled helicopter tours of San Francisco and private executive charters in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
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San Francisco, CA 94128-0776
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 800-400-2404
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

This program is expensive, but if you've always wanted to ride in a helicopter San Fran is a good place to do it. They pick up in the city (small tour bus) and were right on time. The chopper fits 6 passengers, and if you...More

Thank Cliff R
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We opted for the Vista helicopter tour over San Francisco 1) neither of us had ever ridden in a helicopter 2) it was a good way to see the city and the most famous bridge in the world. It was VERY cool and VERY expense...More

1  Thank Priya S
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Celebrating our 20th anniversary so we did something out of our ordinary! And it was worth every penny!

1  Thank Dawne M
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What a day. Over and under the bridge. Fortunate enough to get the front seat. Was breathtaking. Easy to get picked up for friendly staff would thoroughly recommend.

1  Thank bostonleeann
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Just amazing under and over the Golden Gate Bridge and a great city wide fly around, definitely the best way to see the City Quickly !

Thank JonathanQ
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This trip was very good, my only personal downside was that I was so scared. We were picked up not far from our hotel at the hotel zephyr. The journey from here to the helipad in sausalito was fine. We were split into 2 groups...More

Thank sdavie2
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I can only reiterate what other reviewers have said on here.Fantastic experience and although pricey will almost certainly be the highlight of your trip.Very well organised and professional throughout.A tip though is to use the loo before you get on the bus to the helipad.We...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Bought this as a suprise birthday 30th gift for my boyfriend while we visited SF for the weekend! The shuttle picked us up at a hotel and shuttled us to the airport. The ride was amazing! They take you UNDERNEATH the bridge, this is an...More

Thank Gaila B
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Warning - this review may contain a spoiler for you at the end! We took the Napa Valley Wine Pairing tour. We were picked up promptly at the Fairmont Hotel (local pick up zone) at 9:30am. The driver checked our credentials and we took our...More

3  Thank MartinSJ
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Did this on my 21st birthday and it was incredible. San Francisco looks amazing from above and as it was a bit foggy we got to fly under the Golden Gate Bridge rather then over it which was amazing!

Thank Katie V
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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5 February 2017|
Response from bostonleeann | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I booked several months in advance through Viator. keep an eye in it as they do discounts certain times of the month. 😁
Dave C
22 April 2015|
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Response from Chelsea O | Property representative |
We fly out of SFO (Signature Executive Terminal) and our heliport in Sausalito.
19 February 2015|
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Response from G M | Reviewed this property |
We were dropped off at the Hilton in central San Fran but collected from near the wharf so I'd imagine if its not far off route they would be fine with it.