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Address: 90 Front Street | Unit 1A, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H7, Canada
Phone Number: 250 714 0900
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$235*
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Whistler Flightseeing Tour with Alpine Lake Landing and Optional Lunch
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$128*
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Glacier Sightseeing Experience by Floatplane from Whistler

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Super friendly -- my favourite way to travel!

After the birth of my first son in 2010, I found myself travelling from Whitehorse to Ladysmith multiple times a year for visits with just me and my boy. Public transit through... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Margaret_Dorraine
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Ladysmith, Canada
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Ladysmith, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

After the birth of my first son in 2010, I found myself travelling from Whitehorse to Ladysmith multiple times a year for visits with just me and my boy. Public transit through Vancouver from YVR to the ferries, etc, just didn't seem like a viable option anymore (before the Canada Line was built. So I started travelling between Vancouver and... More 

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, customer care coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Margaret_Dorraine, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience on our service and for your kind feedback regarding our staff. We greatly appreciate your trust and continued business, and we will do our very best to continue to meet your family's needs in the future. Warm Regards, Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Harbour air has always provided good friendly service. Free coffee, tea and shuttle advice to YVR. You ca accumulate points for your flights to redeem towards gift cards or future flights 👍🏼

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, customer care coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Raffi65, Thank you very much for for your patronage and for taking the time to write about our service. We're delighted to hear how much you appreciate the convenience of our service and look forward to welcoming you on board again soon! Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team. More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is so quick and all the staff is very polite and helpful. The planes are small but they get up and down before you even know it. Easily the best way to go.

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, customre care coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Sexton5, Thank you very much for the 5-star review and for the recommendation! We sincerely appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear how much you enjoy the convenience of our service. See you again soon! Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
23 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Just returned from a 2 wk vacation overseas, spent the night at Fairmont Airport before coming home ... the concierge drove me to the South Terminal so I could get the Harbour Air flight I had reserved. Couldn't get better service if I tried . but WAIT - this float place ride to Nanaimo was an AMAZING way to go.... More 

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear S_Leach, We are pleased to hear you had a lovely time flying with us and enjoyed the magnificent views of our ‘backyard’. Thank you very much for your 5 star-review and for sharing your photos with our future guests. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again soon! Harbour Air Tripadvisor team More 

Vancouver
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107 reviews 107 reviews
43 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Brilliant way to travel... quick, beautiful views and excellent lounges for waiting for departure. Worlds largest seaplane service, wonderful way to go!

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, customer care coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Paul N, Thank you for the compliments! It is always a pleasure to hear how much our guests enjoy the service we provide, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you on board again soon! Harbour Air Tripadvisor team More 

west coast, b.c.
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I frequently travel for work and Harbour Air makes it so easy! This is a quick way to get to and from the Island to the mainland, but it is also a beautiful way to see the area. Sometimes you can see migrating whales! The staff are both very competent and friendly. They are very safety conscious, so cancel sometimes... More 

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Dear Dawn, Thank you very much for your patronage. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience on our service with our future guests and to let us know how we are doing. We look forward to welcome you on board again soon! Harbour Air Tripadvisor team More 

Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Was looking for an option to reduce my commute from Van Island to YVR to pick up my rental car and head across the border. Harbour Air's schedule, price and locations were the ideal solution. The Nanaimo crew were pleasant, with complimentary papers in the waiting room. I was the last to board the plane - as a result, had... More 

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, customer care coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear JVC-YYC, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about our service; we are delighted you enjoyed your flight with us. We also sincerely appreciate you letting us know about your experience using our shuttle service. Your feedback has been forwarded to our Vancouver South base manager to ensure that our guests continue to receive the efficient... More 

Comox, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Excelent flight and on time service and People have been friendly and helpfull. The best way to travel acrosse the sea from Vancouver Island to the mainland

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Viktor D, Thank you very much for the 5-star review! We love hearing that you enjoyed our services to the airport and sincerely appreciate your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you on board again soon! CAROLE STURM CUSTOMER CARE COORDINATOR HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES | WESTCOAST AIR | WHISTLER AIR More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The 30 minutes scenic flight we booked for ourselves and our European visitors was excellent! Our friend who always wanted to fly in a seaplane was able to sit in the copilots seat and wear headphones to listen to the captain. Our flight flew over the gulf islands near Nanaimo providing very beautiful views of our coastline. This was also... More 

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, custoemr care coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Barbiedoll55, Thank you very much for the wonderful review! We are delighted to hear that you and your friends thoroughly enjoyed your first floatplane experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you on board again soon for more adventures! CAROLE STURM CUSTOMER CARE COORDINATOR HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES | WESTCOAST AIR | WHISTLER AIR More 

Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Perfect and fast way to get from Vancouver Island to the Vancouver Airport! Our pilot flew an extra loop over a group of orcas! Wow! Online price of 69$ is reasonable. You get an express flight and a free shuttle to your departure gate at Vancouver Airport!

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, customer care coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Stefan J, Wow, what a great way to end your trip to BC! Thank you for choosing Harbour Air to connect to the airport. We sincerely appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back again soon! CAROLE STURM CUSTOMER CARE COORDINATOR HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES | WESTCOAST AIR | WHISTLER AIR More 

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Address: Address: 90 Front Street | Unit 1A, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H7, Canada
Phone Number: 250 714 0900
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo

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