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San Francisco Golden Gate Seaplane Tour provided by Seaplane Adventures

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San Francisco Golden Gate Seaplane Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from San Francisco Golden Gate Seaplane Tour
* Temperature for employees is taken prior to begging work * All personal must fill out a symptoms checklist prior to starting work daily * We have installed plexiglass barriers in our reception area separating employees from customers for their mutual protection
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Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Get a bird’s-eye view of San Francisco by going on a seaplane adventure from Sausalito. It’s a more fun way to explore the city than public transport, and it exposes spectacular aerial views you wouldn’t see otherwise. Take in sublime vistas of Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Muir Woods, Fisherman’s Wharf, and more on this exciting seaplane adventure.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • Pass by
    Seaplane Adventures
    Stinson Beach
    Muir Woods National Monument
    Marin Headlands
    Golden Gate Bridge
    Downtown
    Pier 39
    Fisherman's Wharf
    Alcatraz Island
    Angel Island State Park
  • You'll end at
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Highlights
  • Special opportunity to fly over top landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge
  • See beyond San Francisco—get views of Tiburon, Belvedere, and more
  • Enjoy having no obstructions—every passenger gets a window seat
  • Small-group tour with a limit of six passengers in a plane
Important Information
Departure Point
242 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941, USA Tower Tours San Francisco, 288 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Duration
30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 30-minute Seaplane flight
  • Experienced and professional pilot
  • Shuttle transportation to and from Fisherman's Wharf (if option is selected)
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tour prices are per person, with a MINIMUM OF TWO ADULTS REQUIRED PER BOOKING. Individuals who book for only 1 passenger will be required to pay price for second passenger directly to operator upon check-in
  • Seaplane seats a maximum of 6 passengers
  • Flight route may vary due to weather or other factors
  • It is recommended to bring a child seat for babies and/or young children
  • At the time of booking please provide local contact details
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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LSK54 wrote a review Apr 2021
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It was especially exciting because it was my girlfriend's first time flying n any kind of plane. The flight was everything we had hoped for and more. The flight was great and so was the pilot. His narration of the trip and knowledge of the area was very enjoyable. Five stars all
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Mobile72100 wrote a review Apr 2021
21 contributions8 helpful votes
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Super cool experience. No better way to see the Bay. Unbelievable views and alot if fun facts to learn. Definitely recommend
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Date of experience: April 2021
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MarieinMaui wrote a review Apr 2021
Lafayette, California3 contributions1 helpful vote
After a year of waiting (pandemic) Seaplane’s friendly staff kindly updated our gift certificate. The flight was every bit worth the wait...great views, delightful commentary by pilot Fred. We are Bay Area locals ...got a thrilling new look at our own backyard. For tourists, can
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Alan v wrote a review Feb 2021
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Totally worth the money , get the best views of the city. Definitely recommend if you want to explore sf from above
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Siddhant wrote a review Dec 2020
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Surprised my wife with a Seaplane Tour on our anniversary and it was one of the most memorable experiences ever! The views are breathtaking and our pilot was so amazing, he made sure we felt safe and shared so many tidbits of the places we were flying over. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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rexb166
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Perfect Anniversary
This adventure was a surprise for my wife on our 3rd wedding anniversary. Visibility wasn't great along the coast
kjconroy
kjconroy
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Amazing views!
I surprised my girlfriend with a tour for her birthday. Amazing views and a incredibly knowledgeable pilot. The fl
John S
John S
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The BEST way to see SF!
I'm a local and have always wanted to see the city from the sky. My Mom's birthday was a great excuse to book a sun
pauacevedo
pauacevedo
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Amazing Experience
This was by far one of the best experiences I have ever had, to be able to see the city from above and contemplate
lindsayf858
lindsayf858
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AMAZING--AMAZING--AMAZING
Amazing experience overall and fantastic view of the city and surrounding areas! Wish we were able to drink the cha
Suzanneks81
Suzanneks81
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It was great
The flight was wonderful. The pilot was very nice and very knowledgeable. He explained many of the sights we flew o
customerpyshzhgt2021
customerpyshzhgt2021
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Great views of the city
So the positives were that the views of the city were great and the tour lasted longer than expected - very informa
frisco525
frisco525
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Amazing
Incredible smooth flight around the Bay Area. Unbelieved views, have your camera ready. Also our pilot did an excel
anthonygee1
anthonygee1
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Seaplane over the best part of America
Booking was easy Special time accommodation Military discount Price -More affordable than i thought Great Pilot
twinmind
twinmind
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Great Experience!
We had a great time flying over Golden Gate and Marine County. Flight went smooth, pilot was telling some interesti
lumiere92021
lumiere92021
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Amazing adventure in the air
Excellent, we had the most wonderful experience, the trip was smooth, the weather and views incredible, we'll try a
cindycallingalln2021
cindycallingalln2021
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Excellent Tour!
We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves on the 60 minute tour over Nor Cal! The pilot was exceptional! Great tour guide! We
jamesgray1999
jamesgray1999
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Seaplane Adventure much more than we expected
Our recent Seaplane Adventure was fabulous! Aside from the novelty of taking off an landing on water we were treate
DrGreyhound2021
DrGreyhound2021
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Great Time in the Skies
The program came off as advertised. We showed up 15 minutes early, were introduced to the pilot, shown to the pla
Connector745632
Connector745632
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The highlight of any San Francisco visit.
Ana, The office manager was extremely efficient and helpful. Fred, the pilot, is an experienced pilot, an excellen
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