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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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Harbour Air is the only way to go! They are the Best!

Been flying with Harbour Air for over 10 years both to downtown Vancouver and YVR. The staff and pilots are wonderful! Check in is fast and efficient, love the organic coffee and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Nanaimo, Canada
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Been flying with Harbour Air for over 10 years both to downtown Vancouver and YVR. The staff and pilots are wonderful! Check in is fast and efficient, love the organic coffee and the new reserved seat! Now we have all the family using Harbour Air as it is faster and more efficient and the great customer service is amazing!

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

Dear Nanaimo-Travellers2, Thank you very much for your patronage and for the compliments! We sincerely appreciate you sharing your experience as a frequent flyer with our future guests. It is a pleasure to hear how much you and your family enjoy the convenience of our service and we look forward to welcoming you all on board again soon! Harbour Air... More 

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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were left with stressed heads and a super bad taste in our mouth after a booking a trip from Nanaimo to YVR a few years ago having rang a couple of hours prior to our flight whether it was going due to weather to be told we'd only be contacted 20 mins prior to check in as policy--this leaving... More 

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

Dear Michelle G, Thank you very much for your feedback! We are sorry to hear of your previous experience on a weather day and apologize for any inconvenience. Regrettably, operating seaplanes under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and water runways come with some challenges and limitations at times. We sincerely appreciate you giving us another chance and are delighted to hear... More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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74 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a fun way to jump to the mainland of back to the island. A 20 minute flight, the view is amazing. They have cookies and coffee while you wait for your flight. A really nice pub on the mainland side.

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

Dear Kieko55, Thank you kindly for your 5-star review and for choosing Harbour Air for your commute to the Mainland! We sincerely appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

Ladysmith, Canada
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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 

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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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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64 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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173 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 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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140 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 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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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 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
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57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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 

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