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Harbour Air Seaplanes

1,244 reviews
About Harbour Air Seaplanes
Come aboard for a scenic seaplane flight and experience an authentic west coast way of life. Out here, this is how we travel for work, for fun and sometimes just for the view! Join us for a tour or scheduled flight today and see BC the way we do. You've come all the way west, the only direction left to go is up!
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in Vancouver for 5 days and on our last day we decided to take a seaplane tour. My wife was a little scared but by the time it was over she wanted to go again. The views are spectacular and the ride, well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Walter J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pure love! I thought I would scared when I bought this for a surprise for my husband in our wedding anniversary. I was wrong! This trip was magnificent! The ground crew, desk crew, and pilot were fantastic! Could not have asked for a better day...More

Thank Marystrader
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Marystrader, Congratulations on your wedding anniversary. We really thank you for taking the time to review your recent Harbour Air experience. We are always so happy to hear when our team turns a special surprise into an unforgettable memory for everyone involved; it warms our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic way to get to Vancouver Island. We have previousley taken the ferry which is a way out of the city and takes nearly 2 hours for the crossing. Harbour Air are located at downtown Vancouver and the international airport and take just 20mins to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

846alastairf, Thank you very much for sharing your review. It sounds like you and your family had a really great trip with us. Having an opportunity to see whales from above is a unique, and breathtaking - so happy you had that experience! Looking forward...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018

I hadn't travelled by seaplane before and was unsure about the experience but I have to tell you - the Harbour Air staff are so professional. We travelled from Nanaimo to Vancouver for a special event and it beats the wait to get on a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank connickgirl
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

connickgirl, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so pleased to hear you had a great first Harbour Air experience. We are proud of our teams and are so happy to hear their professionalism and helpfulness really wowed you. The convenience of...More

Reviewed November 28, 2018

Greeted my friendly staff, who advised us in various tours/trips and costings. When we bought our tickets for our 20min tour of surrounding area of Vancouver (£76/c$129). We were offered free teas, coffees and pastries for the café in the departure/lounge area. There were optional...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neil M
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Neil M, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and choosing Harbour Air while vacationing in Vancouver! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour, sitting up front in the co-pilot seat certainly does make for a memorable flight. We hope to have...More

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Yes, it is expensive but worth the trip. Super well organized, on-time boarding and departure and the view amazing. 35 mins in Victoria. The way back to Vancouver we took the ferry - 3 hours in total.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BrazilACA
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

BrazilAca, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is so great to hear our on-time performance, professionalism and unique experience met your expectations. We hope these memories stick with you and yours for many years! - Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

Reviewed November 22, 2018

Our party of six adults decided to treat ourselves and charter a seaplane for 18 and what a great idea it was!. From our arrival at the harbour, checking in and then boarding the seaplane with Mike, our Captain, we felt like celebrities in first...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

NobbyWorcestershire, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and choosing to fly with Harbour Air! We are proud of our teams and always pleased to hear such wonderful feedback. I will be passing this along to Mike, who will be pleased to hear his...More

Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

I often fly with this company. It is obviously best on a nice day - it isn’t roomy and some planes don’t allow even your purse with you. So be prepared and pocket the things you want on the flight so you can give up...More

Thank AHB007
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

AHB007, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We really appreciate your loyalty to Harbour Air and recommending our services for a quick and convenient travel option. We are so pleased to hear you enjoy the unique perspective and had...More

Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Did my first business trip from Salt Spring Island to Vancouver Harbour which was an amazing experience. Everyone with this air service was amazing, friendly and helpful. A great experience and I cannot recommend them enough!More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank martybragg
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

martybragg, Thank you so much for the kind words and recommendation! We are so pleased to hear you were able to take advantage of our services on your business trip to the area - not to mention the friendly and helpful service you were met...More

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

On a recent trip to Vancouver my wife said she she could do a float plane tour of Vancouver. Normally my wife does not like small planes so I quickly checked about taking a tour. The 10 and 20 minute tours of Vancouver were sold...More

Thank 509,314
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to sharing this detailed review with your fellow TripAdvisor users! We are pleased to hear you and your wife enjoyed the take off and landing, we do have to agree that it is smoother than regular land based aircraft...More

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worldtraveller99
May 16, 2018|
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Response from Oxonboy | Reviewed this property |
Check the Harbour Air website. The Terms and Conditions state a minimum 25 minutes before flight time for check in. If you want to avail yourself of the free tea, coffee and biscuits I’d recommend bit longer!
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sezcotterz
March 4, 2018|
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Response from HarbourAirSeaplanes | Property representative |
Dear sezcotterz, You would not be charged if the tour was cancelled due to weather. We hope to welcome you on board soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team
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frantaztika
December 2, 2017|
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Response from HarbourAirSeaplanes | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your interest in flying between downtown Vancouver and Sechelt! During April there are two flights a day during the week and one flight a day on the weekends. You might also want to check to see if the... More
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