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“scenic flight”(5 reviews)
“float plane”(5 reviews)
“sechelt inlet”(2 reviews)
The Plane is waiting to take you on a spectacular Flightseeing Tour 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...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
90 Front St, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H7, Canada
+1 250-591-1810
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Wow, What a cool trip!! We soared from the Sechelt inlet which is beautiful, adventured above the coastline of the sunshine coast and then above the Skookumchuck Narrows and saw the coastline in a unique way! The staff was very friendly and accommodating, and our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Joel M
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

What an incredible experience! Felt like we were birds soaring above the coast line. The staff and pilots were so helpful personal. Felt like our tour was hosted by friends. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Skye L
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We needed to get to Sechelt last minute and the float plane we normally use was fully booked. We went to Sunshine Coast Air and they were able to accommodate us last minute. It was a beautiful day, a flawless flight over the Strait and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Kristi B
Reviewed August 14, 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank romana_0120
Reviewed June 23, 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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Susan N
Reviewed June 21, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank smokygarden
Theressa L, Guest Relations Manager at Sunshine Coast Air, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 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 June 15, 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

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Quinsam80
Reviewed June 9, 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!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Cameron_Cia
Reviewed June 3, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ColGood
Josh R, Owner at Sunshine Coast Air, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 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 November 20, 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Richard A
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December 16, 2017|
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Response from dorinne7 |
Yes they take dogs.