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“Breathtaking experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Harbour Air Seaplanes

Harbour Air Seaplanes
#1 - 5764 Wharf Road | Porpoise Bay, Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A0, Canada
800 665 0212
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$138*
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Sechelt
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: Today, with over 50 aircraft, we at Harbour Air & Westcoast Air have become the largest all-seaplane company in the world. Services include regularly scheduled flights that connect Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Richmond, Sechelt, Whistler, Comox and the Gulf Islands. Private charters are also available to take you and your group or family to anywhere you want to go in spectacular British Columbia.
Sechelt, Canada
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“Breathtaking experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

If you have never taken a float plane as a mode of travel you are seriously missing out. I have flown with Harbour Air Seaplanes many times and have been highly delighted every single time. For one thing they have delivered me in 15 minutes to Vancouver Island from the Sunshine Coast which normally would have taken at least 4 - 5 hours by ferry and road. The view is breathtaking. You can never sense of the beauty of the Coast as you can do from the air. The crew are very professional and extremely helpful in assisting of the getting in and out of the plane which as a senior I appreciate. When you take into consideration how much the ferry fares are for cars, plus the meals you eat in transit on a road trip, and the price of gas, the air fare is pretty reasonable. Besides that it is a real thrill!

Visited February 2013
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review, June 26, 2013
Dear DianeF,
Thank you very much for the 5-star review and for taking the time to share your experience on our service with our Tripadvisor readers. Your wonderful comments about our staff are very much appreciated and will be shared with everyone. Thank you for flying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!
CAROLE STURM
CUSTOMER CARE COORDINATOR
HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES | WESTCOAST AIR | WHISTLER AIR
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“Wonderful familiarization ride of the Sunshine Coast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

A breath-taking panoramic view of the Sunshine coast with pilot John in a de Havilland Beaver sea plane.

Visited August 2012
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