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  • Location:San Francisco, California
  • Duration:3-5 hours

Helicopter Tour with Lunch and Afternoon in Sausalito

Get a bird’s-eye view of San Francisco on this helicopter tour to Sausalito, including a gourmet lunch and return ferry ride to the city. Admire the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island as you soar across the bay on your 20-minute flight. After arriving in Sausalito, enjoy lunch at a delicious Italian spot. Then take your time exploring the galleries and boutiques in town before hopping aboard a ferry back to San Francisco.


  • See spectacular aerial views while soaring over San Francisco on a helicopter tour
  • Enjoy a gourmet lunch at a top Italian restaurant in Sausalito
  • Explore Sausalito’s galleries and shops at a leisurely pace after lunch
  • Admire the views from the water with a scenic ferry ride back to San Francisco

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Spoil yourself with a helicopter tour of the city paired with an upscale lunch in Sausalito. The flexible ferry ticket from Sausalito allows you to spend an unhurried afternoon shopping its fine boutiques before enjoying bay views on your way back to San Francisco.

What You Can Expect

Helicopter Tour with Lunch and Afternoon in Sausalito

Helicopter Tour with Lunch and Afternoon in Sausalito

Admire the breathtaking aerial views of the city and bay on your 20-minute helicopter flight. Upon landing, your driver shuttles you to picturesque Sausalito to enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of this colorful village's top Italian restaurants. Choose from a full list of entrees and enjoy your choice of an appetizer or dessert. Afterwards, spend as much time as you like to explore the town known for its artists and art galleries. Browse its many quaint shops and unique boutiques. When you are ready to head back to the city, hop aboard the ferry to conclude your day with more beautiful views.

Sample menu items (subject to change, additional choices available):

  • Risotto with black trumpet mushrooms, English peas and mascarpone
  • Cavatelli, braised ragu of local quail, prosciutto, liver and parmigiano
  • Pappardelle, spring lamb ragu with peas, mint and pecorino toscano
  • Vongole manila clams with chickpeas, garlic, white wine, sausage and crostini
  • Polpettine wood fired veal meatballs with olives and pecorino tosca
  • Tiramisu
  • Gelato

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Was a great birds eye view of the amazing San Francisco Bay Area. There was a little fog, but our experienced pilot made sure we didn't miss a thing including a great trip UNDER the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge. Great equipment, wonderful pilot, spectacular views, topped off with a wonderful Italian lunch in Sausalito, and then a nice boat ride back to the city, who could ask for anything more. Highly recommend this tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

Great tour! Dave the helicopter pilot was excellent and had a sense of humour. Poggi in Sausalito was a nice restaurant and being able to choose my own return time on the ferry was great, giving me plenty of time to wander around the galleries in the afternoon.

4 star rating: Recommended January 2013

Loved it, lots of fun. The only downside was the restaurant that treated us like second class when they knew we were on the tour. Despite that, great day all round, can highly recommend it.

4 star rating: Recommended July 2010

We had a good time! My only issue was facing backward & ocean side for the entire helicopter tour. It would have been nice to circle counter-clockwise somewhere to get a picture without 3 heads leaning in. Excellent pilot and memorable trip notwithstanding.
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