Learn to Fly Big Sur

Monterey, CA

Item #: AIR-SFR-0014
From: $299
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Overview

Discover the unparalleled joy and exhilaration of flight as you take the controls and learn to fly!

  • Learn from FAA certified flight instructors from Northern California's leading flight school with over 50 years experience of training
  • Hop aboard and fly a Cessna 172 - one of the world's finest training air-crafts
  • Fly above California's legendary Big Sur coastline, arguably the most beautiful line of coastal beaches and cliffs in the U.S.
  • Get a bird's eye view of sites such as the Monterey Peninsula, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and more!
Salinas Municipal Airport - Salinas, CA
Monterey Peninsula Airport - Monterey, CA
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Year-Round:
Daily - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
*Pending pilot availability

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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 hours total with 30 minutes of ground instruction and approximately 1.5 hour flight time.
Experience Provider Info
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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 not exceed 500 pounds.
Spectators
Depending upon option selected, students may bring 1 or 2 passengers aboard the plane (weight permitting), otherwise 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!

For this experience, our partners are taking added measures help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. They kindly ask that all participants please bring and wear a face mask. Participants without masks will not be permitted to enter the facility or fly. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

Is there a weight restriction?

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

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. 

Returns
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Exchanges
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 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 reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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