Free Returns & Exchanges
No Expiration Dates
Price Guarantee
Instant E-Vouchers
Learn to Fly Bay Tour in San Jose
  • Learn to Fly Bay Tour in San Jose
  • Fly a Plane in San Jose
  • Flight Lesson in San Jose

Learn to Fly Bay Tour

San Jose, CA

From: $279

Discover the unparalleled joy and exhilaration of flight as you take the controls and learn to fly!
  • Learn from FAA certified pilots from Northern California's leading flight school with over 50 years experience of flight training
  • Take in sites including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island and downtown San Francisco
  • Learn to fly aboard a Cessna 172 - one of the world's finest training aircrafts
  • Bring along a friend to share this unforgettable experience

1 Option & Pricing:
Please select an option above.

Use Code: BEST2018 for $15 OFF

Our Price Guarantee »

E-Voucher Delivery

Print or Email Instantly! You can also choose your send date.

When do I choose a date?

If giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience; otherwise, you can choose one after checkout.

Hassle Free Policies

Holiday returns through 1/31/19. Free exchanges. No expiration dates. Learn More »

About this Experience

  • Discover the unparalleled joy and exhilaration of flight as you take the controls and learn to fly!
    • Learn from FAA certified pilots from Northern California's leading flight school with over 50 years experience of flight training
    • Take in sites including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island and downtown San Francisco
    • Learn to fly aboard a Cessna 172 - one of the world's finest training aircrafts
    • Bring along a friend to share this unforgettable experience

    Free Exchanges
    No Expiration Dates
    Easy Returns

  • Looking for the gift that will be cherished for a lifetime? Look no more. Our Learn to Fly experience is the perfect gift for anyone in your life who has always dreamed of flying.

    You'll be flying aboard a Cessna 172 with a FAA Certified Instructor at your side. You'll start with a guided tour of the airplane and its controls before taking off for a beautiful flight above the scenic Bay Area.

    You'll experience and learn how to manage complex airspace, have a chance to take the controls yourself and recognize Bay Area aerial landmarks.

    You'll depart Reid Hillview airport towards the west and follow the coast from Half Moon Bay to the Golden Gate Bridge, or follow Highway 101 to San Francisco, depending on weather conditions. You'll see the Pacific Coast, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island and downtown San Francisco.

    So prepare for an unforgettable experience, and come learn to fly!

    Free Exchanges
    No Expiration Dates
    Easy Returns

  • Essential Information

    • No experience necessary
    • Recommended minimum age for the student participant is 10 years old
    • Students under 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign a waiver
    • Maximum individual participant weight is 250 pounds
    • Combined weight for 1 student and all passengers cannot exceed 500 pounds

    Duration

    Approximately 2 hour total with 30 minutes of ground instruction and approximately 1.5 hour flight time.

    Experience Provider Info

    Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.

    Maximum Participants

    1 student and up to 2 passengers depending upon option selected; however, the total weight of both the student and the passengers must be no more than 500 lbs.

    Spectators

    Depending upon option selected, students may bring up bring along 1 or 2 passengers aboard the plane for the flight (weight permitting), otherwise you additional spectators may come to the airport to watch or take pictures of take-off or landing.

    Weather Dependent

    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

    What To Wear

    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions, closed-toe shoes, and sunglasses are highly recommended. Also, don't forget to bring a camera!

    Booking Information

    For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 7 days in advance.

    Rescheduling & Cancellations

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, rescheduling is allowed with at least 72 hours notice to your experience provider. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and rebook at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.

    Experience ID

    AIR-SJO-0014

    Free Exchanges
    No Expiration Dates
    Easy Returns

    1. Is there a weight restriction?

      Maximum individual participant weight is 250 pounds and the combined weight of all participants cannot exceed 500 pounds.

    2. Is there a minimum age requirement?

      It is recommended that students are at least 10 years old. If participants are under 18 years old a parent or legal guardian must join them and sign a liability waiver. 

    Free Exchanges
    No Expiration Dates
    Easy Returns

Location & Availability

Created with Sketch. Availability:
Year-Round:
Daily - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
*Pending pilot availability
Created with Sketch. WHEN DO I CHOOSE A DATE?
If giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience; otherwise, you can choose one after checkout.
Reid Hillview Airport in San Jose, CA

Customer Reviews

This experience has a customer rating of 3.5
based on 3 reviews.
View More Reviews:

How it Works

Instant gifts. Lasting memories.
Your step-by-step guide to giving the ultimate gift.

1

Choose from 2,000+ experiences nationwide

Pick the perfect experience gift or buy an egift card and let your recipient choose their own adventure.

2

E-Voucher Delivered Instantly

After checking out, you can easily print or email your Experience Voucher. While delivery is instant, the memories will last a lifetime.

3

Easy to redeem or exchange

Your recipient can book their experience at their convenience either online or by calling us. And if they'd prefer to do another one, they can easily exchange it.

4

Create unforgettable memories

Our trusted vendors and passionate team will ensure that your recipient will be treated to the experience of a lifetime—making memories that will last for years to come.

Hassle-free Gifting

Our experienced team takes the risk out of gift-giving with handpicked experiences that are guaranteed to delight. We only work with top-rated experience providers and offer flexible policies to make giving a great gift a no-brainer—no matter who you're shopping for.

Learn More »

Created with Sketch. Easy Returns & Exchanges

We offer extended holiday returns through 1/31/19 or your recipient can easily exchange their gift for anything else in our marketplace, anytime—free of charge.

Created with Sketch. No Expiration Date

Our vouchers never expire, so your recipient can redeem them at their convenience.

Created with Sketch. Price guarantee

No markups, no added fees. You'll pay the same price as buying directly from our experience providers, but with the flexibility of easy returns and exchanges.

Other San Jose Experiences