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Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours

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Sydney by Seaplane Soars

An incredible Christmas present finally fulfilled. Having lived in Sydney for many years, it was so... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
Jacob_Wrightson
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Bathurst
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Steve Is The Man

We own & operate a scenic flight company in Queenstown NZ (Air Milford) so Id like to offer an... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
SPROULLY
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Fabulous Seaplane flights around Sydney - 15 and 30 minute scenic flights and sensational fly and dine lunch packages to restaurants on the Hawkesbury River and Day Trips and a range of Gourmet Picnics to beautiful Palm Beach. A must-do for all...more
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594 New South Head Rd | Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

An incredible Christmas present finally fulfilled. Having lived in Sydney for many years, it was so refreshingly to get a truely unique perspective. Steve was an amazing host, keeping us both entertained and calling out points of interest throughout. Cannot recommend the flight experience more.

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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly and informative pilot but the plane was old and this made the ride a little terrifying and probably more noisy than it needed to be. Also, having to be taken out onto the water on a boat before getting onto the plane is...More

Thank bondibeach66
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We own & operate a scenic flight company in Queenstown NZ (Air Milford) so Id like to offer an aviators perspective of Sydney By Seaplane. The first thing that a fellow pilot scrutinises is safety. He has a 100% record over 20+ years of float...More

Thank SPROULLY
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

An absolute MUST! If you do nothing else in Sydney do this. See everything from the air....the Bridge, the Opera House, the city, the beaches, the harbour. Nothing to miss if you do it by air! Fantastic service and incredible value for money....😀

1  Thank Ruth L
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Hi Ruth, We are so glad you enjoyed your experience, and thank you for taking the time to write this review. Kind Regards, Steve (Your pilot).

Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Hands down this is up there with one of the best experiences I've had. Amazing views, so worth the money. Steve was friendly and professional, I felt safe and comfortable. Perfect amount of time and I would do it again in a heart beat. I...More

1  Thank Dino789
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Our pilot Steve was excellent. We flew on a beautiful summer day to Cottage Point Inn and had a 5 star lunch and celebrated Valentines Day and then Steve picked us up and we flew over Sydney harbor and saw everything. I thought I booked...More

Thank jh0123
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Aboslutely amazing flight iver Sydney. Steve was amazing. Super lovely guy. I am not a fan of flying but i did not feel scared at all. The view is breathtaking. Everyone should do this of they can.

Thank HBaxter78
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thank you for your kind words, Mr Baxter. Indeed, it is a great way to see the sights of Sydney and I am glad you enjoyed your flight. Kind regards, Steve.

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Our son bought us this flight & lunch for our 60th birthdays - it was awesome! The plane and pilot were incredible and our lunch at Jonah’s was world class. This was the highlight of our ‘trip of a life time’ and the best way...More

Thank Jayne M
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Hi Jayne, We love providing a service that people consider to be "a trip of a lifetime!". It was lovely to meet you both and appreciate your review. Kind regards, Steve (your Pilot).

Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Sydney by Seaplane are a family owned business, they love their plane and it shows. I booked a one way flight from Barrenjoey to cottage point at a time outside of normal hours but was completely accomadated looked after. It was my wedding day 😌...More

1  Thank Emmajanesydney
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Hi Emma, It was great to have you on board and be part of your special day. Thank you for kind words and for taking the time to write your review. Looking forward to seeing you again next time you fly. All of us at...More

Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from the most awesome flight with Steve in his beautiful seaplane. I’m not sure who was more excited, my husband or my sons aged 8 & 5!! We flew down the coast to see Bondi Beach and then circled the harbour...More

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Response from SydneyBySeaplane | Property representative |
Hi there, our de Havilland Beaver Aircraft has six passenger seats. Accurate individual passenger weights are required to ensure that the total combined weight is within our safety parameters.
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