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Greater Bay Area Seaplane Tour provided by Seaplane Adventures

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Greater Bay Area Seaplane Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20-06-17 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Greater Bay Area 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 20-06-17 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • Pass by
    sausalito Home Boats
    Mount Tamalpais State Park
    Bolinas Beach
    Muir Woods National Monument
    Stinson Beach
    Golden Gate Bridge
    Crissy Field
    Oracle Park
    Alcatraz Island
    Angel Island State Park
  • You'll end at
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Important Information
Departure Point
Seaplane Adventures, 242 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941, USA Tower Tours San Francisco, 288 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 45-minute Seaplane flight
  • Experienced and professional pilot
  • Shuttle transportation to and from Fisherman's Wharf (if option is selected)
  • 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 travellers with back problems
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Louette C wrote a review Sep. 2020
3 contributions
If your visiting the San Francisco Area this tour is an experience you should not miss. I live in the area and love to take visiting friends for the tour or take someone up for a special birthday. Fred was our pilot with 32 years old experience flying, also he gave a
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Date of experience: September 2020
studiobaron wrote a review Jun. 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
You know when you live somewhere famous, and there are certain activities that only tourists do? Think Paris, and the Eiffel Tower, or NY, Statue of Lib. Well, we live in Marin, just over the GG bridge from SF, and that's what we thought about SEAPLANE rides. Boy were we wrong!
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Date of experience: June 2020
Phil wrote a review Mar. 2020
Germany25 contributions6 helpful votes
This. Was. Amazing! We had an incredible time. It is not cheap, but it's worth every penny! We were welcomed by the super friendly staff and waited in the shop for our ride around the bay. For me as an Airline pilot it was the most professional scenic flight i've ever taken. The
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RobinHoekstra wrote a review Feb. 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa8 contributions2 helpful votes
The seaplane is a de Havilland Beaver, bright yellow. It’s so cool to look at and and amazing adventure to be part of. Ed assisted me with my booking and he was very helpful and accommodating. Fred the pilot is a gem; very experienced and so passionate about both the airplane
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Date of experience: February 2020
Wendy S wrote a review Oct. 2019
4 contributions
Flight was smooth, pilot super knowledgeable and shared history and information about the area. Hands down worth the cost as a fantastic way to see all of the sights of San Francisco and surrounding area. View of the Golden Fate Bridge during the flight was breathtaking!
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Date of experience: October 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Seaplane Adventures
Amazing Experience
This was my most spectacular experience ever flying over iconic sites in San Francisco Bay. Seaplane Adventures sta
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Most amazing experience!! Loved it I will definitely be back with the kids next time. Something we will never forge
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The *custom tour* you’ve been looking for.
If you can afford it, do it. If you can’t afford it - do it anyways and make cuts to other things (eating out, shop
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A wonderful outing
It was a wonderful outing around the bay area and the pilot was very kind, informative and lots of fun. I highly re
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This was a surprise birthday present for a friend and she loved it! It was so gorgeous, the pilot was amazing, and
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Katherine S
Safe and Fun, Even With Pandemic and Without the Sun
The weather was gray and wet but we were able to go up with Fred. We kept to the Bay and flew close to the GG Bridg
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It was an awesome experience. Beautiful clear day. The lady at the front desk was great and made us all feel safe.
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Don't wait for your farewell
A must in the the bay. Usually a gift our community is doing to people returning to their home country so they get
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Astounding views of San Francisco and Point Reyes.
Really beautiful 1958 seaplane. Really fun and knowledgeable pilot. We got super lucky and flew right over a pod of
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An amazing trip with memorable views that we'll never forget
We had a great trip, we saw way more than we expected and it was really great for our 3 year old who loved it! We a
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Greg M
The Only Way To See San Francisco
We had a great time! Everyone had a window seat and we soared above the San Francisco coast, Golden Gate Bridge and
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Fantastic Experience!
The staff was wonderful to work with - our enjoyment of the experience and wellbeing were their top priorities. We
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Fantastic Experience
We were a little apprehensive about the weather but the contrast between dark clouds and sunlight peeking through w
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Best Day Ever
The experience seeing the Bay from a Dehavilland Beaver floatplane was exceptional. Our pilot Fred was supremely kn
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6 out of 5 possible stars for me
Outstanding tour and unique experience. Our pilot really enjoyed this trip as well and the trip was clearly a top
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Key Details
  • Duration: 45m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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