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Barnstorming Adventures

3750 John J. Montgomery Drive, Suite D, San Diego, CA 92123
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Ranked #74 of 240 Activities in San Diego
Type: Tours
Activities: Group tours/air tour, Whale watching
Description: Airplane adventures.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Two of us took a break from a conference and went on a 30 minute biplane flight from Montgomery Field out to La Jolla, past mission beach and back. The views are fantastic and the whole experience, thanks to pilot Pete, was truly memorable. The whole team looked after us very well and ensured we had a good time. Completely... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We went on a 40-minutes-Biplane flight. It was just awesome! It's at a very good price and absolutely worth it!!!

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Bridgend, Wales
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Booked a 40 min flight as a surprise for my girlfriend on the strength of all the good reviews on TA. As a bit of an aircraft enthusiast, this was a great way to get an alternative view of the San Diego coastline and a much more visceral experience than the normal helicopter tours you can go on. Some tips... More

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Chula Vista
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is definately a great place to take a flight. The owner and pilots are awesome. Very informative and generous. This past weekend I surprised my husband with a fly-it ride for his birthday. he was hesitant to accept but then took it for a spin. Needless to say, he was very happy and didnt regret it one bit .... More

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hadley rille
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255 reviews 255 reviews
83 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Professional. Expensive but worth it. Beautiful scenery!, loved it! Well maintained aircraft. Would return!

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Los Angeles
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

What a great experience. 40 minute flight for two in the 1927 bi-plane. After safety checks and a quick briefing, you head off into the blue. Well, first you head over the many commercial areas, freeways and neighborhoods... but then, you see an exceptional view of the Pacific - white rolling waves, cliffs, beachside scenes, kelp in the clear blue... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Not for the weak of heart or stomach. Nothing to compare to for this high adrenaline dog-fight in the sky (over San Diego). The pilots were very experienced and looking for fun - both retired military pilots.

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Riverside, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

My Wife purchased a 50 min biplane ride to fly over san diego, It was a wonderful surprise and the most amazing experience. I would definately recommend this to any couples that need to get away for a bit. Great staff and extraordinary customer service. Thanks for the memories and hope to see you again

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

I did the warbird flight with the aerobatics. If you have ever thought "I would like to be in a fighter plane and do all of that fancy flying", this is the adventure for you. There was a lot more of the aerobatics than I thought there would be. There is also lots of spectacular scenery to be seen from... More

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

I found out about Barnstorming Adventures from the "Things to do in San Diego" website. In truth there are a lot of things to do in San Diego, but how often do you get to ride in a biplane? You get get to the airfield by bus but we went by taxi from the harbour, just by the USS Midway,... More

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