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San Francisco Helicopter Tours

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Address: San Francisco, CA 94128-0776
Phone Number: 800.400.2404
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OMG what a thrilling experience!!

If you have not done a Helicopter tour yet, you surely are missing one of the most thrilling experience... SF Helicopter tour company has certainly made that experience even... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2016
Noel M
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Hong Kong, China
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

What a incredible way to see San Francisco! The pilot was great and gave a commentary... The bridge was breathtaking, and was a once in a life time experience. Do it if you are able to!!!

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

If you have not done a Helicopter tour yet, you surely are missing one of the most thrilling experience... SF Helicopter tour company has certainly made that experience even better... Great service, very well presented and executed... The ride can't be smoother and yes we had a great weather, so the Golden Bridge above and under was part of the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This is great day out and a fantastic experience especially for anyone that his never been on a helicopter before. I would recommend staying in Sausalito afterward for lunch and getting the ferry back. My wife and I LOVED IT!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

A fantastic way to see all of San Francisco in less than 30 minutes. We travelled across the bridge, having been picked up near the hotel and then had a fantastic flight back towards the City and flew over the bridge and was treated to an amazing experience of flying under the bridge, before heading over the City skyline and... More 

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Fort Myers, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

I had never been in a helicopter. This was an amazing experience. Everybody was very professional. Unbelievable views of San Francisco. Go when the weather is clear. The staff was so nice. I felt like I was in good hands and I was. Wow! Do not hesitate. Go!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Took a helicopter trip around San Francisco it was brilliant!!! Pickup from local hotel and then taken to the airport for the flight, absolutely amazing views of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and much more, the flight under Golden Gate Bridge was brilliant and a very informative pilot onboard helped greatly. Would definitely recommend

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We made a last minute decision to get this tour in before catching a flight home to the east coast. What a great decision it was. I'd hate to have missed this incredible experience. I'd give ten stars if possible. The staff is stellar across the board. Everyone clearly loves what they do and have fun giving a fabulous experience.... More 

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

The booking email communications was helpful; friendly shuttle pick up driver so is the chopper pilot, well presented tour trip for our first tour activity in San Fransisco. Great views, got existed when flew through below the Golden Gate Bridge, and it was never scary as what we were expecting, comfortable ride in the air. Would recommend to all+

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Putney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

If you want to get the best views of the City of San Francisco, this has to be the way to go, I flew on Sunday Morning the 3rd of January 2016, the weather was not Ideal, however I had no more time left as I was Leaving that day. Despite that the flight was worth every cent. Leaving S.F.... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

This was the first time we had decided to splash out and do a helicopter tour while on holiday and I am glad we did, what a fantastic experience and worth every penny. Very well organised from being picked up at our hotel and being brought back afterwards, however we did not take into account being caught in rush hour... More 

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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 neighborhood 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 neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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