Flying Experiences

30-Minute Learn to Fly Lesson Over the Bay Area

From: $195.00 2 Options Available
Based on 1 Student
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Livermore, CA

Take to the skies and learn how to fly over the valleys, lakes, and mountains of the San Francisco Bay Area! 

  • 30-minute flight with a FAA-certified instructor
  • Discover how to fly a Cirrus SR22
  • Learn basic maneuvers including climbing, turning, and descending
  • Depart from your choice of 5 different airports
  • Admire spectacular views of the Bay Area!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

Monday through Friday - 4:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday  - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM

Essential Information
  • No experience necessary
  • All ages welcome
  • Students under 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign a waiver
  • A valid, government issued photo-ID is required to participate
  • Individual participants may not exceed 250 lbs
  • Combined weight for student and passenger cannot exceed 500 lbs
This experience lasts approximately 30 minutes.
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
This experience can accommodate 1 student and 1 passenger, depending on the option selected. However, the total weight of both participants cannot exceed 500 lbs.
Spectators may come to the airport to watch or take pictures of take-off and landing.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.


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