Welcome to Point Reyes National Seashore
The windswept peninsula Point Reyes is a rough-hewn beauty that has always lured marine mammals and migratory birds as well as scores of shipwrecks. It was here in 1579 that Sir Francis Drake landed to repair his ship, the Golden Hind. During his five-week stay he mounted a brass plaque near the shore claiming this land for England. Historians believe this occurred at Drakes Beach and there is a marker there today... Read More
Top experiences in Point Reyes National Seashore
Point Reyes National Seashore activities
San Francisco 1-Hour Seaplane Tour with Shuttle Transport
Hop on a complimentary shuttle at Pier 39 in San Francisco, or make your own way to the seaplane base in Sausalito, a beautiful bayside city just a couple miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. After a briefing from your expert pilot, board a 6-passenger seaplane — a fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing on water — and take to the skies.Fly over Marin Country to Tomales Bay, a long, narrow inlet of the Pacific Ocean known for its oyster farms. Then it’s on to the Point Reyes National Seashore, a scenic park preserve marked by rocky headlands, meandering estuaries, cattle-roaming pastures and some of the cleanest beaches in California. Watch for wildlife and spot the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse, a popular lookout for whale-watchers. Continue along Highway One, stretching its way down the breathtaking Northern Californian coastline. Have your camera out as you pass over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge!Look down onto Crissy Field, Coit Tower, the skyscrapers of downtown San Francisco and AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants baseball team. Veer over to Alcatraz Island, a notorious former prison, and pass by historic Angel Island, the immigrant gateway to America in the early 1900s.Enjoy a smooth water landing in Sausalito’s Richardson Bay to conclude your 1-hour seaplane tour.Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.