San Diego Air Excursions

Air excursions in San Diego offer some of the most exhilarating experiences of a lifetime. Taking a tandem paragliding or hangliding flight at Torrey Pines Gliderport is one of the best tours you can do from the air in San Diego as you get to soar like a bird over one of the most picturesque cliffs and shores.

For those seeking even more of an adrenaline rush, cross one more thing off your bucket list and go for a tandem skydiving jump! San Diego’s landscape and weather make it one of the most favorable places to take the leap. If you want to test the waters before deciding to do the real thing, head to the indoor skydiving facility to experience the rush.

If you do not wish to free fall from the sky, but still want to get a view from the air, helicopter tours, hot air balloon and sailplane rides are also some of the exhilarating air adventures in San Diego.

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Air Excursions in San Diego

1. Skydive San Diego

Freefalling for approximately 1 minute, you will taste adventure you never thought existed! Your instructor will deploy the parachute at about 5000 feet, and you will then enjoy a 5-6 minute parachute flight over Southern California’s stunning scenery.

2. Sky Sailing

As Southern California’s Premier Sailplane destination, Sky Sailing offers rides of one or two passengers, instruction in the art of Soaring, and a place for the Glider community to meet and practice their sport.

3. Adventure Flights - Hot Air Balloon Rides

We invite you to climb aboard one of our beautiful Aerostats and experience the excitement, beauty and tranquility a Hot Air Balloon Flight.

4. Panorama Balloon Tours

Since 1991, Panorama Balloon Tours has cast adventurers and romantics aloft for tranquil, beautiful hot air balloon flights across sunny Southern California.

5. Skydiving San Diego - Sky Dive Elsinore

Skydive Elsinore the longest running and operational Skydiving company in North America! We have performed the most jumps and are known for our experience, remarkable launching grounds, attention to detail, and incredible video footage.

6. Magical Adventure Balloon Rides

We offer year-round balloon tours in Temecula, Del Mar and Sedona, AZ. Magical Adventure Balloon Rides Price Guarantee! Magical Adventure Balloon Rides will match any competitor's published price for similar flight package, based on date and time of flight, flight location and space available.

7. Compass Balloons

Here at Compass Balloons we strive to deliver an experience you will never forget, whether you are flying the scenic Temecula wine valley, or the beautiful coastline of sunny San Diego.

8. Tsunami Skydivers

We offer a view on the ride to altitude and during the skydive that CANNOT be matched anywhere in Southern California! We are literally skydiving in the center of town, with incredible views and a great climate. We’re a 45 minute drive from downtown Anaheim and a 35 minute drive from downtown San Diego.

9. San Diego Prestige

At San Diego Prestige, we are happy to offer helicopter tours and rentals, in addition to our many exciting exotic car rental options.

10. HeliStream

Your full-service helicopter training and service provider for San Diego County and surrounding areas.

11. Torrey Pines Gliderport

Southern California’s premiere location for paragliding, hang gliding, remote control models and sailplanes.

12. A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure

We offer tours seven days a week, weather permitting at sunrise over the beautiful Temecula Valley wine country in Southern California.

13. Corporate Helicopters

Experience San Diego from the sky with Corporate Helicopters! Our exhilarating tours are perfect for special occasions, business networking, romantic dates, marriage proposals, family fun and more.

14. Temecula Sailplanes

Can you imagine soaring through the Palomar Mountain skies and sharing a thermal with a hawk or an eagle only 35 feet away? Like surfers looking for the perfect wave, California glider enthusiasts search for the perfect thermal that will keep them aloft above San Diego County and Palomar Mountain for as long as possible.

15. Sky's the Limit Ballooning Adventures

Our experienced crew and FAA commercial licensed pilots are ready to take you on a journey surpassing any adventure you have encountered.

16. San Diego Helicopter Charters

The most exciting Helicopter tourism network in San Diego, California! San Diego Helicopter Tours provides unlimited aerial access to some of the best views and the most awesome sights in California. A scenic helicopter ride makes enjoying San Diego sights and scenes an experience of a lifetime.

17. iFly San Diego

Experience the feeling of freefall as you float on a smooth cushion of air. There’s no parachute, no jumping, and nothing attaching you to planet Earth. It’s just you FLYING in the air. Super fun, super safe and super cool!

18. Icon Helicopters

See San Diego from the best seat in the house. All of our helicopter tours can be customized and created to suit your needs.

19. Sunrise Balloons

Sunrise Balloons upholds unparalleled service, safety, style and comfort since 1975! Our colorful, non-logo and modern hot air balloons with the latest and greatest industry standards provides phenomenal photo opportunities with the safety and comfort features we are renowned for!

20. Pacific Coast Skydiving

Pacific Coast Skydiving is San Diego's only skydiving center with scenic flights over the water before every tandem jump. We take you from Brownfield Airport, fly you over Imperial Beach, show you Downtown San Diego, Coronado Bridge and Coronado Island. Then we turn the plane around and see a little bit of Mexico before you jump.

21. Coastal Helicopters

Coastal Helicopter is the number one helicopter charter service in San Diego. Whether you want a spectacular tour of the city from up above or need a lift from one end of the city to the other, you will not find a better rate for helicopter services in the state of California.

22. San Diego Helicopter Tours

San Diego Helicopter Tours is your one stop shop for all of your aerial needs. We operate a Part 135 air carrier that can take care of all of your charter needs. Whether you want to avoid that Southern California traffic or show up in style we can make it happen.

23. California Dreamin

Make your Southern California vacation unforgettable by coming aboard for a hot air balloon adventure.

24. San Diego Skydiving

Looking for the perfect place to skydive near San Diego? San Diego Skydiving can help you book your first skydive at one of our world class skydiving dropzones. We have San Diego Skydiving Professionals waiting to assist you seven days a week and no one knows more about skydiving in California!

25. GoJump Oceanside

Feel the breeze and let us take you on an incredible journey on your first Tandem Skydive in Oceanside. We are the only Skydive Center in Southern California where you have full Ocean view during your entire freefall. Only a mile away from shore in Oceanside you find us perfectly centered in between San Diego and Los Angeles.

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