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Sunshine Coast Air

#4 of 16 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Nanaimo Features Animals
90 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H7, Canada
+1 250-591-1810
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Unexpected Pleasure

My husband and I were staying at the WCWL and had inquired about a sightseeing flight (by float... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
Must see sunny day experience.

My family and I booked a 20 minute scenic while visiting in Nanaimo - experienced great service... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Susan N
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The Plane is waiting to take you on a spectacular Flightseeing adventure. Soar over stunning coastline, islands and the Sechelt Inlet experiencing the most beautiful and breathtaking scenery. Depending on your time and budget you can expand your exploration to include glacier lakes, majestic waterfalls, and snow tipped mountains. You’ll fly in our classic de Havilland Beaver where you can take ma
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90 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H7, Canada
+1 250-591-1810
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I were staying at the WCWL and had inquired about a sightseeing flight (by float plane) but were told nothing was available. We were just exploring the area, going down to the dock and saw a float plane there. When we approached...More

Thank romana_0120
Reviewed 23 June 2017

My family and I booked a 20 minute scenic while visiting in Nanaimo - experienced great service from the friendly staff as they were very accommodating. We had a short wait before heading down to the plane to where my mother with a walker was...More

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We paid 135 dooars.£100 Stirling.For an advertised 20miniute flight. We met at the office at 2.40pm walked to plane. I sat in the front with the pilot .Wonderful view.We took off flew over the bay turned around & landed. 2.54pm. When I complained I was...More

Thank smokygarden
Theressa L, Guest Relations Manager at Sunshine Coast Air, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

We are sad to hear you didn't enjoy your experience. We try our best to provide the best experience by showing our visitors the wonderful sights of Nanaimo. This flight includes views of snake island, over to the bluffs of Gabriola and then around the...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Today was the first time I flew Sunshine Coast air on their regular scheduled flight from Nanaimo to Sechelt returning to Nanaimo later in the day. I have flown this route several times with another company in the past, today the other airline was fully...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

First time flying on a float plane, spent one hour flying around in the passenger seat with Josh as our pilot, such an exceptional experience!! Friendly staff and stunning views.. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Vancouver Island!

Thank Cameron_Cia
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were in a Celebrity cruise which docked in Nanaimo. Getting fed up of being with the ageing demographic, I wanted to feel like I was still alive! My lovely wife persuaded me to ask about Sea plane tours as I've always...More

Thank ColGood
Josh R, Owner at Sunshine Coast Air, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks for coming flying with us! We love sharing the beauty of Nanaimo from the air with visitors. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Friendly and helpful staff. Weather is restrictive in winter particularly. While more expensive than the ferry, from or to the Sunshine Coast the time saving versus two ferries plus wait in Horseshoe Bay is great.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I decided to surprise my husband with a sight seeing floatplane tour while we are visiting Nanaimo and I picked the perfect company for the job. Wendy went above and beyond in organizing our adventure and Steve took us on an awesome flight. Highly recommend...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a bespoke tour with the really helpful team. We flew from Nanaimo to Sechelt on a charter flight, then we flew up to Chatterbox Falls. What an unbelievable trip we had - the clouds were just lifting off the inlet when we arrived...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Walking down the harbour in nanaimo we came across the office and in the spur of the moment we decided to book a 20min scenic flight. We were lucky as we could leave immediately! It's a small bushplane, not too much room and nice and...More

Thank Bouke C
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