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Address: 1100 Lee Wagener Blvd, Suite 117, Miami, FL 33315
Phone Number: +1 800-767-0897
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Description: Tropic Ocean Airways, founded by a U.S. Navy TOPGUN, is the only scheduled...
Tropic Ocean Airways, founded by a U.S. Navy TOPGUN, is the only scheduled seaplane airline in Florida. Skip long security lines and disembark in North Bimini after an exciting water landing! We operate our scheduled service out of Sheltair's private terminal at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) and the Downtown Miami Seaplane Base. Private charters are available as well to Bimini along with most islands in the Bahamas, and not to mention the beautiful Florida Keys!
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Bimini-Great trip thanks to Tropic Ocean

Every one was very helpful, professional and friendly. I used them to book the hotel and they gave me a better rate than I was going to get on my own. The trip couldn't have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Every one was very helpful, professional and friendly. I used them to book the hotel and they gave me a better rate than I was going to get on my own. The trip couldn't have been better. I had never been on a sea plane and now I am spoiled,what a way to go! I loved it!! Our flight from... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We flew from Ft Lauderdale to Bimini and back and had a great time! We flew on the Cessna Caravan which is absolutely beautiful, very comfortable and surprisingly quiet on the inside. The landing at RW Bimini was very smooth and makes you feel like a movie star as you taxi right up to the dock. We hated to leave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I flew Tropic Ocean Airways from its Watson Island location in Miami to Bimini Island. It was a wonderful experience. I couldn't ask for a more friendly and professional crew. I was in good hands with James, our pilot who is a former marine! Our flight to Bimini lasted 25 minutes and was very scenic. Flying on a seaplane was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I'll start out with saying that I am a military aviator with 16 years of experience and over 2500 hours of personal flying time. My wife and I chose Tropic Ocean Airways because the owner and lead pilot are both military trained aviation professionals, the owner a Top Gun graduate. After reading that on their website their planning, safety, and... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

My wife and I flew Tropic Ocean Airways from FLL to Bimini for our 5 year anniversary weekend in Feb 2013 and had an amazing experience all around. From the top level customer service of booking the flight, to the exciting flight over to Bimini highlighted by the water landing, to the friendliness and accommodation of the Bimini locals we... More 

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I had never been in a seaplane before and a bit nervous on our trip from Miami to Bimini. Nick's personality and expertise made me at ease. Taking off from the Miami Seaplane Base was exciting just a few hundred yards from large ocean liners. The blues and greens of the ocean were superb and the overall experience a real... More 

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Harrison, NJ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

My girlfriend and I flew Tropic Ocean from Ft. Lauderdale to Bimini, Bahamas on Feb 22-25, 2013. Nick, our pilot was a former Army helicopter pilot and sea plane instructor that was kind, professional and definitely inspired confidence. It was a quick 30 minute flight with a plush landing right in front of the Big Game resort that we stayed... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We flew from Ft. Lauderdale to Bimini roundtrip with these guys and had the most amazing experience! I'd never been on a floatplane before and was nervous, but our pilot could not have been more accommodating and friendly. I usually have problems flying, but actually prefer this small plane to big ones! Felt so safe the whole time and the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We departed the waters of the Bahamian Island of Bimini and watched the beautiful ocean under our airplane. It was a true joy to have the island treasures and clear waters below us as we cruised at low altitude. Although a little more adventurous than regular airline Tropic Ocean delivers quick and beautiful service from Ft Lauderdale to the Bahamas.... More 

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Key Colony Beach, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

From the moment I found Tropic Ocean Airways on twitter to the moment we landed.... What a THRILLING experience this was for us! With my very first email inquiry to Shannon... my nerves were eased instantly while planning a huge Surprise / Bucket List excursion for my husband's Big 50 Birthday! We are from NC and we have a bungalow... More 

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