An Alcatraz helicopter tour is an exhilarating way to experience the stunning San Francisco skyline, historic Angel Island, and infamous Alcatraz Island. Perfect for first-time and experienced flyers alike, this once-in-a-lifetime aerial adventure combines a history lesson, sightseeing, island-hopping, and a thrilling ride in a scenic helicopter flight.
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The helicopter tour departs from Seaplane Adventures' Commodore Heliport in Mill Valley (Marin County), just a quick drive from downtown Sausalito and San Francisco. Seaplane Adventures is located at 242 Redwood Highway, Frontage Rd, Mill Valley, California 94941.
The helicopter adventure lasts approximately 15 to 20 minutes.
Please check in no less than 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. Flights depart on time and will not be held for late-arriving parties. Please note that refunds will not be issued for missed flights.
Yes, complimentary parking is available onsite.
Yes, the max weight per helicopter passenger is 240 lbs. Anyone who exceeds the limit must purchase a second seat at time of booking. The max total weight limit for the entire group is 750lbs.
A minimum of four and a maximum of five people can join the helicopter flight.
Yes, children and infants are allowed on board. Limited ear protection headsets are offered, so it'll be best if parents bring noise-cancellation headsets or earplugs for their infants. Infants ages two (2) and below can fly for free but must be seated on parents' laps.
All flights are subject to cancellation for severe weather. Safe conditions for flying will be determined by the pilot up to 30 minutes before the scheduled departure. Canceled flights can be rebooked for up to one year from the original scheduled flight.
Sorry, only service dogs are allowed on flights to assist people with disabilities. If dogs are under 15lbs, they must be secured in a crate.