Fly Bay Area

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Marshall M. · 1 reviews
Reviewed January 23, 2013
Gabe was very personable and easy to work with since we had to reschedule several times due to weather issues.

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Dalia A. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed March 21, 2018
Wonderful! This was the best Groupon I ever bought. They were knowledgeable, patient, and genuinely wanted me to have a great experience!

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Sarah L. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed August 23, 2017
The team at FlyBayArea were so helpful in arranging this surprise experience for my Husband's 30th and he thoroughly enjoyed it. We were both very impressed with how much actual flying time he got and the views of the city were just incredible. Highly recommend this company and discussing upgrade options to the Golden Gate package as flying over the bridge was awesome!

What You'll Get


Flying is the only way to get close enough to a cloud to milk it or to visit your secret sky family. Break free from earthly bonds with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

$125 for a Pacific sky tour (a $218 value)

  • 35-minute flight over the coast (a $189 value)
  • High-resolution digital photo from the flight (a $29 value)

Planes depart San Carlos Airport at any time of day to begin their flight over Crystal Springs Reservoir. They soar over the picturesque Half Moon Bay town and turn south to follow the Pacific coast and its towering cliffs. On the return leg, pilots turn inland to fly over Woodside's redwood forests.

$175 for an ultimate sky tour (a $298 value)

  • 80-minute flight over cities and coastline (a $269 value)
  • High-resolution digital photo from the flight (a $29 value)

Pilots steer their private planes south toward Silicon Valley, gliding over Stanford University and Saratoga hills. After crossing over Calaveras Reservoir and slowing down to pet the heads of hikers atop Mission Peak, they move toward the San Francisco skyline. Passengers can gaze out on views of downtown, Sausalito, and the Golden Gate Bridge as the plane continues along the shore coast to Pacifica. Planes then follow the same route as the Pacific flight before returning to the airport.

There is a minimum of two people and a maximum of three people per flight.

Fly Bay Area

With over 15 years of flying experience, Fly Bay Area's tour's are designed to bring recreation flying to the general public. Participants on Fly Bay Area's tours get to see Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Half Moon Bay, and the coastline cliffs—but instead of exploring each up-close, they view them from around 1,500 feet in the air. Experienced pilots steer four-seat, single-engine planes over the San Francisco Peninsula and Bay, across sweeping redwood forests and the Pacific coast, during sky tours at any time of day. The FAA-approved air tour company also lets passengers helm the plane's controls on U-Fly tours. During these flights, pilots train one or two passengers in basic flight maneuvers and making airplane noises with their mouths, eschewing the extra technical and theoretical lessons required by pilot-training programs. On any flight, staff members can snap high-resolution digital photographs or high-definition videos documenting moments of the customer's in-fight experience.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Dec 22, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 3 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Promotional value must be used in one visit. Reservation required by expiration date on your Groupon; subject to availability and weather. Reservation required 24 hrs in advance.48hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must be 8 or older and not require a child restraint system. Under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Must sign waiver. 2 passenger minimum; 3 passenger max. 540lb combined weight limit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Fly Bay Area


With more than 15 years of flying experience, Fly Bay Area creates tours and courses that are designed to bring recreational flying to the general public. They've recently expanded their services to include flight instruction and aircraft rental for budding and experienced pilots. Students can sign up for comprehensive and structured flight courses that count towards a Private Pilot, Instrument Rating, or Commercial Pilot Certificate. Alternatively, participants on Fly Bay Area's tours can choose to see the Peninsula, Pacific Coast/Half Moon Bay, San Francisco & Golden Gate, or the Ultimate SkyTour all around the Bay Area—but instead of exploring each up-close, they view them from around 1,500 feet in the air. Experienced pilots steer four-seat, single-engine planes over the San Francisco Peninsula and Bay, across sweeping redwood forests and the Pacific coast, during sky tours at any time of day. The FAA-approved air-tour company also lets passengers helm the plane's controls on U-Fly tours. During these flights, wannabe pilots can perform basic flight maneuvers and make airplane noises with their mouths, eschewing the extra technical and theoretical lessons required by pilot-training programs. On any flight, staff members can snap high-resolution digital photographs or high-definition videos that document moments of the customer's in-flight experience.

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