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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...more
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1055 Canada Pl | Unit #1 Burrard Landing, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an experience! From the take off to the water-landing IT is worth every penny, every second! The views from the plane are astonishing! The whole experience! Really, do not hesitate to fly over Vancouver You'll create lifetime memories!

Thank jm_aceves
Reviewed 2 days ago

On a beautiful evening in Vancouver we (8 of us) were lucky enough to be on the last tour of the day. I luckily got to sit up front and had an amazing time. The take off was smooth and exhilarating and soon we were...More

Thank Gwenan R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was my first time taking the seaplane to Victoria and now I'm hooked! The check in and boarding is seamless and they're literally spot on in terms of timing. The complimentary coffee is a bonus and the waiting area is comfortable. I will take...More

Thank Nick T
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Nick T, Thank you for taking a chance on Harbour Air Seaplanes! We really appreciate your kind words and are thrilled to hear our service met your needs, and will continue to do so! Looking forward to your next flight with us. - Harbour Air...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Taking a Harbour Air seaplane is an absolute must when visiting Vancouver. We took a flight out to Victoria and it was spectacular to say the least! Amazing scenery and awesome approach into Victoria Harbour. Check-in staff and pilot were really friendly. The pilot practically...More

Thank EuroBen
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

EuroBen, Thank you so much for the 5-star review! It is great to hear you recommend Harbour Air as an absolute must while visiting Vancouver. Thank you! We appreciate the kind words regarding the level of service our staff provide - we take pride in...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Always wanted to ride a seaplane and my first experience was unreal. This is the best way to see Vancouver, far better than any mountain or lookout. We did the 30 minute flight which was enough. The headsets are a great idea and point out...More

Thank Wayne G
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wayne G, Thank you for leaving such a kind review! We are so pleased to hear you chose to fly with Harbour Air as your first seaplane experience. Having a great Pilot such as JD is a perk, and it's so great to hear the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

What an experience. We loved it. Plane small but that's to be expected. Great views of harbour on take off great all round.

Thank melonsgal1
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

melonsgal1, Thank you for the 5-star review! We are pleased you enjoyed your experience in Victoria. - Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved the experience of the sea plane. My husband is 6' 2" and his legs were quite cramped inside the plane. But worth it when we took off such an unique experience. We went on the whale watch too. And visited Victoria. The gardens...More

Thank melonsgal1
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

melonsgal1, We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent seaplane experience! It sounds as though you had an action packed day and really squeezed in all the great activities Victoria is known for. It's so great hearing our service offered you the time...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went from Vancouver to Nanaimo in 20 minutes. Wonderful views, teeny tiny seats, but we were looking at the view, so it didn't matter. Great way to get to Nanaimo or Victoria fast! Highly recommend!More

Thank Laura G
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Laura G, We really appreciate the recommendation and review. As mentioned, although the seats may be on the smaller side, the views and intimacy of the journey make it an amazing experience! As a family trip or quick commute to the island, our seaplane terminals...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are without a car, I highly recommend flying at least one way to/from Whistler. This was so stress free and easy, and the views were insane. I was on the first flight of the morning over to Whistler, and it was aboard one...More

Thank lizliska
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Liz L, Thank you so much for the kind words and recommendation! The flight to Whistler is spectacular, and you're right - if it is a sunny day, you experience a tour on the way to Whistler. We are pleased to hear you agree that...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have always wanted to go on a seaplane, and this was the day I had the pleasure. A wonderful short flight around the harbour, then the skyscrapers of Vancouver. It was only a 20 minute flight but felt a lot longer. The take-off was...More

Thank ALIF23
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

ALIF23, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a kind and informative review. We are so pleased your first seaplane ride was with Harbour Air, it will be hard to forget this experience! The take off and landing are quite a unique...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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