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Founded in 1982 with two small seaplanes, Harbour Air is North America’s largest and first fully carbon neutral airline. The company’s international seaplane service, which originally began as a service for the forestry industry in B.C., is now a...more
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950 Wharf St | Inner Harbour Centre, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

with only 4 of us on the plane, on a clear, sunny day, we did the tour over Victoria. about a 20 minute flight but beautiful. smooth takeoff and landing. pilot did not point out anything just flew the plane. would have like to have...More

Thank debbief289
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

One should take the benefit of using Harbor air Connections between Vancouver and Victoria as both cities are unique themselves. because the seaplane his the most effective and unique connection in between these two extraordinary Locations and flood level is rather low one gets a...More

Thank sternenkaiser
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

sternenkaiser, Thank you so much for writing in about your recent Harbour Air flight. This is a perfect description of the amazing sights one will experience while taking Harbour Air on their a scheduled flight, or scenic tour. We hope to welcome you aboard soon!...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

A half hour flight around Victoria by seaplane - we got a very full 30 minutes and the scenary was awesome. Check in was easy and the flight on time Free coffee fruit and stuff at terminal A really good experience and fantastic valueMore

1  Thank NRI54
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

NRI54, Thank you so much for your review! We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed the Victoria Panorama tour, and the check-in and flight was both seamless and convenient. While waiting for a flight, the complimentary coffee and pastries are always a delicious touch. We...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018

This was so fun. Highly recommend! It was great way to get an aerial view and it was so centrally located!

Thank Dolores S
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dolores S, Thank you so much for the 5-star review and recommendation! We are pleased to hear the convenience of our service met your needs. We look forward to welcoming you aboard again. - Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

Reviewed October 1, 2018

In Victoria for a few days in late September and we decided to take a 20 minute float plane tour of Victoria. This was a fantastic experience that my wife and I had always wanted to try and I am sure glad we did. There...More

2  Thank Gary M
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Gary M, Thank you for the kind review. We are so happy to hear you chose to fly with Harbour Air on our Victoria Panorama. We have the agree, this is such an unique and breathtaking experience, everyone should fly in a seaplane at least...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Incredibly easy walk from any of the downtown hotels in Victoria. Polite agents and cute little airport. We were offered drink coupons for use in either Victoria or Vancouver (much easier to use in Vancouver). Our plane was a new Twin Otter with a beautiful...More

1  Thank Richard H
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Richard H, Thank you for sharing your kind review. We are pleased to hear you had a wonderful experience and enjoyed our new Twin Otter - what a beauty! There's something about that new plane smell that elevates the experience. Looking forward to the kind...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018

We took the sea an sky trip the Clipper into Victoria and after a 4 hour stay we took the Harbor plane back into Seattle that was very nice to have the best of both worlds a very smooth trip.

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

satnstan, Thank you for writing in about your experience. We are pleased to hear you had smooth trip and opportunity to experience both air and sea when travelling to and from Victoria. We hope to welcome you aboard again someday! - Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

I call it that as when the planes lineup in a row (to me) it says HA HA HA HA. But nothing funny on these small planes just pure enjoyment. Crossed another one of my bucket list. To fly in a float plane was on...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

J_in_WA, Thank you for coming up from Washington to fly with us! We are pleased to hear you had a great time on your flight and our tour was your best spent money while in Canada. As mentioned, the take off and landing are extremely...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

I had booked a tour of the Victoria Harbor and surrounding area. We arrived for our flight and found I had booked it on the wrong day. The front desk employee was able to get us on another tour later that day with no charges...More

1  Thank Richard C
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Richard C, Thank you for writing in about your experience. We are so pleased to hear you had fun on our tour and that our Agent was able to accommodate you and your grandchildren on another tour when you experienced an incorrect departure date! We...More

Reviewed August 16, 2018

I was told I should see the Butchart Gardens so I checked into it. From where I was staying, I would have had to take a cab to the other side of Victoris, paid that fare and tip, then if I wanted dinner at the...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Barbara F, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your Butchart Gardens Fly N' Dine experience. We are pleased to hear the flight, dinner and limo ride back to Victoria was a great experience and elevated your trip to the Butchart Gardens....More

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Vane_P22
June 13, 2017|
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Response from HarbourAirSeaplanes | Property representative |
Dear Vane_P22, Thank you for your question and congratulations! There won't be any problems having you fly with us. Our aircraft are safe for all stages of pregnancy. Take off and landings are very smooth on the water... More
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Susan C
August 30, 2016|
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Hi Susan C, Thank you for your question! We would love to assist you in sorting out your travel plans and arrange a pre-board to allow you extra time to board the aircraft. If you could please contact us directly at... More
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pdiw
August 28, 2016|
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Response from HarbourAirSeaplanes | Property representative |
Hi pdiw, Thank you for your question! We have lots of tour options out of Victoria and hope we can/have found a suitable tour for you. We have Scenic Flights staring at $109 for a 20 minute flight, a 35 minute flight for... More
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