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Address: 11A Bay Street, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1S4, Canada
Phone Number: 1-800-786-1704
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Description: Georgian Bay Airways is a seaplane sightseeing, charter and training...
Georgian Bay Airways is a seaplane sightseeing, charter and training operation located in the Heart of the 30,000 Islands of Georgian Bay. We offer daily local Flightseeing Tours, "Fly & Dine" to World Famous "Henry's Fish Restaurant" as well as several others, Day Fly-In Fishing trips, Flying Adventures on ATV's or remote Island Hiking and Overnight Resort Getaways. On-site gift shop and coffee/ice cream parlour - enjoy an ice cream while strolling the Harbour!
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Spur of the Moment decision . . .

A spur of the moment decision on a visit to Parry Sound, returning from the near north. The weather was excellent, we had no time constraints, so took the 30 minute tour of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Madeleine C
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A spur of the moment decision on a visit to Parry Sound, returning from the near north. The weather was excellent, we had no time constraints, so took the 30 minute tour of the 30,000 islands, with Georgian Bay Airways. Float planes are such fun! Jesse (the pilot), was excellent. The sightseeing wonderful. Office staff were helpful, and explained options... More 

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pembroke
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I was visiting my friend in Huntsville for a few days. She announced that she was taking me on an adventure. I was so thrilled when we arrived at Georgian Bay Airlines . We were whisked away on a float plane to Henrys for a great lunch with an exceptional view. I have to say it was the highlight of... More 

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Plattsville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The staff at Georgian Bay Airways are first class! Our trip to San Souci island was breathtaking, fun and exciting! I highly recommend this outing to all of my friends! A great way to spend the day :)

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Nenagh, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Myself and my dad did this. every island had a house on it. It was nice to see 30,000 islands from the sky. well worth doing but on the expensive side.

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Parry Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

excellent experience. fun and interesting. Pilot was knowledgeable about the area and was able to point out points of interest. We did the fly and eat, and had lots of time to enjoy are meal

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Thaxted
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have been coming to Parry Sound to visit my sister since 1975 and last tried the seaplane experience many years ago when they used twin Otters. This time it was a single-engined aircraft but the four of us fitted very nicely inside. The weather was terrific and flying at about 1600ft you get a real idea of the size... More 

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Toronto
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great way to see the area and have always wanted to take off and land on water! Pilot very informative and staff friendly. Great fun. Helped that it was a lovely sunny afternoon!

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GBAirways, Owner at Georgian Bay Airways Ltd., responded to this review

Hi Gary, Thank yo for taking the time to write some kind words about our company. You are right, the sun is out and we are busy showing our corner of the globe to the world! We hope to see you in Parry Sound again. Cheers Keith More 

Parry Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

End of summer flight to Henry's! Amazing fish dinner! Gorgeous scenery! Water take off and landing is quiet and experience!

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GBAirways, Owner at Georgian Bay Airways Ltd., responded to this review

The end of the season runs out to Henry's are a happy/sad time as we love going there, but all good things must eventually end. We are back at it and enjoying every second of it. Thank you for joining us. Cheers Keith More 

Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Last summer I decided to do a seaplane rating in Canada. I eventually chose Georgian Bay Airways. The instruction was first class. The instructors were professional yet relaxed and both the ground and the flight training were thorough and practical. The office staff were friendly and helpful. There are two Cessna 180s used for instruction, great machines to fly. The... More 

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GBAirways, Owner at Georgian Bay Airways Ltd., responded to this review

Hi Howard, Thanks for the kind endorsement (pun intended) of our float training program. We work really hard behind the scenes to be up to date on the most effective teaching techniques out there. Nicole and I believe that surrounding yourself with good-natured, diligent professionals will help you in any field! I'll pass along your kinds words to our crew.... More 

Llanfair Caereinion, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We emailed before we left the UK, as their website had said they were closed for the season. They responded immediately to say that they were still doing a few trips and that they could fit us in. Unfortunately our chosen date was very windy and so we rebooked to fly on 23rd October 2014 - a wonderfully bright and... More 

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GBAirways, Owner at Georgian Bay Airways Ltd., responded to this review

Thank you for understanding our October winds. Sometimes, when they come off Georgian Bay in late Fall, they can pack quite a punch! Berkley is almost a year now and still greets people with her smiling face! She is an amazing addition to the team. I'll update her picture here shortly. Cheers Keith More 

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