Thing To Do #81: See San Diego From Above
Have you ever been on board a helicopter, flying high above it all? If you have, then you know the amazing feeling of looking down and seeing how very small everything looks! If you haven’t yet dared, then it’s time to take a deep breath, lock on your safety harness, and fly high into the sky!
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Known for their safety records and attention to detail, Corporate Helicopters offers helicopter tours, from 20 minute buzzes around the Bay to longer tours. Enjoy a gull’s eye view of dolphin’s playing while flying over the pacific, marvel at the architectural beauty of the San Diego skyline and be amazed at the size of the USS Midway Aircraft carrier. The views are simply beyond description!
Create your own custom tour or select from one of their fun options below
Diego Delight – Skim along the beaches and enjoy a gull’s eye view of dolphins and people at play in the surf. View the attractions of Sunset Cliffs, La Jolla, Mission Bay, Sea World, and Belmont Park. Descend past the architectural beauty of the San Diego skyline, sailboats on San Diego Bay, USS Midway Aircraft Carrier, Petco Park home of the San Diego Padres and the Coronado Bridge. Behold an aerial view of the world famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and Qualcomm Stadium. 30 Minutes.
The Unforgettable – This unforgettable tour features the dramatic North County coastline including hidden beaches and oceanfront estates. While skimming by Torrey Pines Golf Course and the Del Mar Racetrack you will enjoy a gull’s eye view of dolphins and people at play in the surf. From this vantage point you will observe the attractive locations such as Sunset Cliffs, La Jolla, Mission Bay, Sea World, and Belmont Park. As you descend past the architectural beauty of the San Diego Skyline, sailboats dance on San Diego Bay. You will fly gracefully over Coronado Bridge then travel by the world famous Petco Park, San Diego Zoo and Qualcomm Stadium. 45 Minutes.
Surf and Turf – Soar past back country scenery, luxury homes and exotic beaches. Experience a commanding view of inland San Diego. Fly by the Miramar Air Station where the “Top Guns” fly. Continue over picturesque Lake Hodges to the manicured estates of Fairbanks Ranch and Rancho Santa Fe. Your helicopter ride will descend along the shoreline where the surf meets the turf at the Del Mar Racetrack and then follow the same route as the Diego Delight over La Jolla, Mission Bay and Downtown San Diego. See it all! 60 Minutes.
Winery Lunch – Soar past back country scenery, luxury homes and exotic beaches. Fly along the coastline from La Jolla Shores to Solana Beach and head inland over rugged mountains and through beautiful Temecula Valley to our reserved helipad at Thornton Winery. The helicopter will wait as you enjoy your no-host lunch and tour the magnificent old winery. We have ample room in our baggage compartment should you decide to take a case of wine home with you. Return to San Diego via a scenic inland route to witness a view only adventurers know. 90 minute flight, a 3 1/2 hour adventure.
Baja Mexico Premier – This tour package includes a helicopter flight along the breathtaking coastline to Punta Brava, a leisurely walk the natural trails overlooking the Pacific Ocean, followed by a peaceful picnic lunch, where you can enjoy the natural vistas. We follow lunch with a flight over the local mountains en route to the premier wine region of Guadalupe Valley. Landing at Adobe Guadalupe Vineyards and Inn you will enjoy wine tasting, walks through the vineyards, and a visit to the impeccable stable where amazing Azteca horses are boarded.
Lucky 7 – Begin your aerial adventure by soaring over Qualcomm Stadium towards the magnificent San Diego skyline. Indulge in a unique perspective over Balboa Park, Petco Park, then the graceful Coronado Bay Bridge. Travel across Mission Bay over the lavish beach-front homes of La Jolla. You will then set course across San Diego’s inland treasures for Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino. After hours of fun, a luxurious limousine (included in price of tour) will take you back to were your odyssey began. This tour is a sure thing!
Fly, Float, Feast – Fly over San Diego’s best attractions including Mission Bay, SeaWorld and La Jolla Cove via helicopter. The sports lovers will enjoy Torrey Pines Golf Course, the San Diego Yacht Club, Petco Park and Qualcomm Stadium. Upon landing you will receive vouchers to climb aboard a Hornblower Cruise Boat for your choice of a Dinner or Brunch Cruise, where you can continue your sightseeing voyage, floating on the San Diego Bay, sipping a complimentary glass of Champagne and feasting on a freshly prepared three-course meal at your reserved table. 30 Minutes Flight Time, 3 hour cruise with dinner.
For pricing and more information, please call (858) 505-5650