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Address: 1325 Fairview Ave. E, Seattle, WA
Phone Number: 1-800-637-5553
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

For over 30 years Seattle Seaplanes has proudly operated on Lake Union...

For over 30 years Seattle Seaplanes has proudly operated on Lake Union, just minutes from downtown Seattle.Our pilots have logged more than 20,000 hours of flying time and countless water landings.At Seattle Seaplanes, we take pride in our high standards of service! Our experience and enthusiasm will be evident when you choose to fly with us. We're ready to take you there.The entire Seattle Seaplanes crew look forward to welcoming you on-board our seaplanes!

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Very personable staff and reasonable prices. This is a must do when in Seattle. Beautiful scenery up close and personal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Wanda H
Mascoutah, Illinois

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Mascoutah, Illinois
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very personable staff and reasonable prices. This is a must do when in Seattle. Beautiful scenery up close and personal.

Thank Wanda H
Raleigh, North Carolina
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96 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

When our morning flight on Kenmore air got cancelled because of fog, we scrambled to find a seaplane adventure in Seattle and Seattle Seaplanes was our pick. It was a short 20 minute flight, but the view was great and the pilot very nice! We had never done a seaplane before and wanted to experience it in Seattle. The weather... More 

Thank LORI H
Tralee, Ireland
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518 reviews
277 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

You need a car or taxi to gong this place About 102 usd each Quick precheck The captain was great Free water at office and wifi No snacks though It is possible to park free nearby with luck Short flight Be careful or you will miss bill gates house Should have headfones for all though Recommended Great if you were... More 

Thank samboDublin
Level Contributor
356 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I always wanted to ride in a seaplane and figured I would go ahead and do it. The lady I talked to on the phone was really nice. I met the pilot Yvette when I had arrived and she was nice and friendly to. It was just me another man doing the tour that day. The other lady came out... More 

Thank h0ckeygirl36
Level Contributor
63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

As is often likely in Seattle, the weather wasn't perfect for our flight. However the service provided by Kim and Christa was second to none, from re-scheduling the flight to get better chance of visibility, explanation of what we'd see to exhilarating experience from the air. Great fun that should be had by all!

Thank scoobs11
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

As we were only in Seattle for 2 days with no where near enough time to see all the sights, we decided to do a Sea Plane tour, it is something we will never forget and is superb value for money (I would have paid much more but shhh!!) It was FANTASTIC!! We had just done a helicopter tour of... More 

Thank ADWM2013
Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We are Seattle locals, who love to explore our lovely city. Having lived here my whole life, I've seen these seaplanes take off from Lake Union every day for years, but never thought it was for me, and I was sure wrong. Get away from the hustle of Westlake Center and make your way up Fairview for a glimpse of... More 

Thank Steven S
Hockley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We took the short 20 minute seaplane flight with these guys. It was fabulous. Great value. Absolutely unmissable views. We had done the City Tour Plus bus tour and that really set the context for the flight so we could pick everything out. Very friendly. Thanks guys. A while ago they were hosts to Steven Hawkins so they must "particularly"... More 

Thank Ken205726
Turpin, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

There is nothing better than a birds eye view of Seattle. Our pilot was amazing. She looped around our cruise boat a couple of times, pointed out everything of interest and was super personable.

Thank Ashley L
Poulsbo, Washington
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108 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Excellent flight! Beautiful day and the flight was so smooth and the pilot was very nice and very informative! Christa at the desk was one of the nicest and most helpful person I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with in public! Thanks Christa! We will bring others that are visiting from out of town, that's for sure!


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