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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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The best way to travel to and from Vancouver.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Sexton5
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Nanaimo, Canada
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nanaimo, Canada
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
22 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
41 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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.
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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HarbourAirSeaplanes, customer care coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

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 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
48 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

What a great experience not to mention a fast and cheap way to get from Nanaimo to Vancouver airport or harbour. The flight takes less then 20 minutes and there is no messing around, turn up, check in, grab a free coffee and pastrie, board and go. The planes are basic and loud but that just adds to the fun.... More 

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

Dear clivemc, Thank you very much for including Harbour Air in your travel plans and for taking the time to write such a great review. I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and the convenience of our Vancouver airport services. We trust you had an awesome time in BC and hope to have the... More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

What a wonderful way to travel! I was lucky enough to be allowed to sit next to the pilot for the flight so could fully enjoy the spectacular views of both the mountains and sea. The staff at the harbour were very friendly and helpful. There are also complimentary coffee and snacks while you wait for your flight.

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

Dear LouMD, I would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us and our TripAdvisor readers. It is always wonderful to hear from our guests and how much they’ve enjoyed their flight. We 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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