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Monterey Bay Scenic Aerial Tour

Monterey, CA

From: $199.00 2 Options Available
Based on Scenic Flight for up to 2 Passengers
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Monterey, CA

Marvel at the beautiful sights of the bay and surrounding area on the Monterey Bay Scenic Aerial Tour!

  • Fly with a Certified FAA Pilot from Northern California's leading flight school
  • Take in beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean below when you follow the bay from Lovers' Point to Santa Cruz and back on the 1-hour flight
  • Everyone will have a window seat on the Cessna 172 aircraft
  • Keep your eyes open for fishing boats, dolphins and whales!
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!

Daily - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Essential Information
  • All passengers must bring a valid government issued form of ID
  • Maximum individual participant weight is 250 lbs
  • Total combined weight of all participants cannot exceed 500 lbs
Approximately 1.5 hours total, with 1 hour of flight time. Flight time is calculated from engine start to engine stop.
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
Up to 3 passengers, depending on the option selected. The total weight of all passengers must be no more than 500 lbs.
Spectators may come to the airport to watch or take pictures of the take-off and/or landing.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. In the event of inclement weather, you will work with your pilot to reschedule your experience. 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!
What should I bring on the flight with me?
All passengers must bring a valid government issued ID. It is also recommended to bring a bottle of water and your camera.
How many people can ride in the aircraft?
The Monterey Bay Scenic Aerial Tour will take place in a Cessna 172. This experience is for up to 3 passengers, depending on the option selected.
What are the weight restrictions?

Each individual passenger must weigh no more than 250 lbs. The total weight of all passengers must not exceed 500 lbs.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 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 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. In the event your experience is cancelled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

Monterey Peninsula Airport - Monterey, CA

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