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Address: 1325 Fairview Ave. E, Seattle, WA
Phone Number: 1-800-637-5553
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: 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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Birds eye view worth every penny!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Turpin, Oklahoma

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Turpin, Oklahoma
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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.

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Poulsbo, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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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Norwell, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We arranged a custom itinerary that took us first out to Mt Rainier and then over to Orcas Island where we were spending a few days. Quoted price was significantly better than what the much larger Kenmore Air quoted. Everything was simply perfect from start to finish! Buzzed the Space Needle too! Be sure to say hi to Toby the... More 

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Central, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have to admit, we were a little nervous about flying in a little plane on the water but the gang at Seattle Seaplanes made us feel completely at ease. Unlike the larger group across the lake that operates like an airline, the Seattle Seaplanes team was very personal in their approach. We took off from Lake Union and circled... More 

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Seattle
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Seattle Seaplanes offers a 20 minute long looping tour over the Seattle area, hitting highlights such as Greenlake, Discovery Park, the Ballard Locks, Lake Washington with nice views of the bridges, Mercer island, and the downtown. Kit (the pilot) is friendly, knowledgable, and professional. I was accompanying of town guests around Seattle and this was a highlight for the 13... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Superb 20 minute flight around Seattle in a little cessna. Kit our pilot was fantastic and knows her stuff. I made a little timelapsed video of the trip Skip to 13mins 15secs or click in the Seattle link in the video description https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQPjrUtKbW4

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We really enjoyed our flight over Seattle with Kit! She was very professional, informative and a lot of fun. Thank you, Kit, for a wonderful flight. It was just great! Allen & Rena Tolbert Nashville, TN

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was my first genuine tour of Seattle. I was very fortunate to go on a flight on a day that the weather was ideal for a seaplane flight. All the photos I took were absolutely amazing. My pilot, Kit was very informative and took safety very seriously. I don't know of other sightseeing operators who fly in and out... More 

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Forney, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We took the sea plane to the San Juan Islands and it was great! Loved the view and the experience. This is definitely a must do while in Seattle excursion. A little pricy, but well worth the money. I would do it again.

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We took a seaplane ride up to the San Juan Islands, lasted 90 minutes. Great way to see how expansive the Islands area really is. Somewhat pricey but still fun.

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