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Harbour Air Seaplanes

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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2C6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 800-665-0212
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Come aboard for a scenic seaplane flight and experience an authentic west...

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 & 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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US$93.69*
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Vancouver Seaplane Tour
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US$206.06*
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Vancouver to Victoria by Seaplane and Ferry
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US$330.20*
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Seaplane Flight to Victoria with Ground Transport and Butchart Gardens Admission

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Harbour Air Seaplanes Tour

Fantastic views of West North and the city of Vancouver .Another one to tick of the list , Great experience and good service .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Barlborough, United Kingdom
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Barlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic views of West North and the city of Vancouver .Another one to tick of the list , Great experience and good service .

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the 20 minute tour - Vancouver Classic Panorama. It was really easy - we just arrived at their base and were on a flight within a half hour. We flew in a 6-seater seaplane and had a lot of fun. The views of the city and surrounding islands were fantastic.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Seaplane to Victoria Island for whale watching but unfortunately when we arrived there the Whale Watching was cancelled due to the weather. The trip there and back was really great to see the surroundings from the air. When we got back we asked for a partial refund because the whale watching was cancelled and they were not... More 

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Gabriola Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have flown with Harbour Air countless times between Vancouver Island and the BC mainland. I have no complaints. Their staff are friendly and helpful. They are always efficient, flights on time (except when there is fog) and it is a great trip. Beautiful views of Georgia Strait and the coastal mountains. The downtown Vancouver waiting room is very pleasant... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This company is very customer-centric. I flew Pitt Meadows to Victoria Harbour. Fog delayed the flight but communication was excellent . Flight was spectacular across to Victoria. Pilots were excellent keeping us informed. Arrival in Victoria offered a free shuttle service. Unexpected but gratuity was well earned. Flying back was more eventful with ugly weather but the communication and extra... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We did the classic panorama and had a ton of fun. I thought it was reasonably priced and the views were amazing.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

For the cost of a dinner you can spend 20 minutes in a seaplane over Vancouver. Go on a sunny day, obviously, but this is a once in a lifetime treat.

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We did the Vancouver Classic Panorama. Very well worth it. Great pilot; smooth takeoff and landing. Lots of great pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We should have checked the weather when we purchased the tickets. The time we were in the air, it was cloudy. Still the views were gorgeous!

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Yali L, Thank you for your 5-star review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your scenic flight despite the lack of sunshine! We agree, the flights offer a fantastic perspective on the beautiful city of Vancouver and surrounding areas! We hope to welcome you back on board on your next trip to Vancouver! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Booked a flight over from South Vancouver Harbour to Nanaimo for a family gathering. Online reservations was a breeze and the check in staff were friendly and helpful. They have a very nice waiting area with free coffee, fruit and muffins with comfortable chairs. These small details definitely make the experience an enjoyable one. I am 6'3" and a husky... More 

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Cheers2011, Thank you for your 5-star review and recommendation!! We are so pleased you had such a wonderful experience with our teams! We think that friendly faces, complementary coffee and pastries is the perfect way to start any trip! Our ground crew and pilot do their best to seat passengers comfortably on full flights. Knowing how sensitive our aircraft... More 

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