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Sydney Northern Beaches Scenic Flight by Seaplane provided by Sydney Seaplanes

Sydney Northern Beaches Scenic Flight by Seaplane

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 07/28/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/28/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This seaplane tour is made for history and aviation buffs, and allows you to get the best views of Sydney from the air. See the city’s famous Northern Beaches and Sydney Harbour from above, and take impressive aerial photos home with you. Plus, avoid the crowds down below and get illuminating commentary on Sydney’s geography and history from your pilot.
Highlights
  • See Sydney’s beaches and harbor from the air in a historic seaplane
  • Enjoy unique opportunities for aerial photography
  • Get spectacular views of the coast while avoiding crowds down below
  • Get local and historic insights from a pilot
What to Expect
Meet your pilot in Rose Bay to receive an orientation to the seaplane and learn some local aviation history. Then, your journey begins by taking off over Rose Bay’s sandstone cliffs and the Pacific Ocean. Next, head north and fly above Sydney’s Northern Beaches, popular with surfers, and Pittwater, which is dotted with boats. Bring your camera to capture the aerial views through the plane’s large windows. Continue on to the Sydney Harbor for bird’s eye views of the Sydney Harbor Bridge, and Sydney Opera House before touching back down in Rose Bay. Your tour concludes back at your original departure point. 
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sydney Seaplanes, Lyne Park, Rose Bay NSW 2029, Australia
Duration
30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guided Commentary
  • Return 30-minute seaplane flight over Northern Beaches, Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House
  • Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum 2 adult passengers for this tour
  • Flight cancellations due to weather will be rescheduled for an alternative day
  • All passengers weights must be advised at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Antony T wrote a review Sep 2018
35 contributions1 helpful vote
Very good flight.. amazing view of northern beaches specially Palm Beach.. had a very good view Sydney attractions Westfield tower, harbour bridge and opera house
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Response from SydneySeaplanes, Customer Service Manager at Sydney Northern Beaches Scenic Flight by Seaplane
Responded Nov 27, 2018
Thank you so much for flying with us and your excellent review, Antony! It's hard to beat that bird's eye view indeed. We hope to see you next time!
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Robert H wrote a review Jul 2018
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom141 contributions70 helpful votes
Brilliant from start to finish. Got the ferry from Circular Quay to Rose Bay and it is a couple of minutes walk to the Seaplane terminal. Quickly checked in and had time to browse their excellent little museum, which covers the history of Rose Bay and the Empire flying boats.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from SydneySeaplanes, Customer Service Manager at Sydney Northern Beaches Scenic Flight by Seaplane
Responded Nov 27, 2018
Dear Robert, Thank you so much for taking time to write your lovely review. Sounds like you had a fantastic day! It's great to read that our customers share our passion for the history of Aviation and Flying boats which is incredibly fascinating indeed. Thank you for your feedback regarding the commentary, we will definitely look into it. Thank you for flying with Sydney Seaplanes and we look forward to welcoming you aboard again in future.
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Jamie C wrote a review Mar 2018
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If you've got a spare morning in Sydney, get over to Rose Bay for a seaplane flight. Simple as that. It is a fantastic thing to do. Sydney is a beautiful city but it is stunning from the air. We went all the way up to the northern beaches and had a really interesting
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Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from SydneySeaplanes, General Manager at Sydney Northern Beaches Scenic Flight by Seaplane
Responded Mar 13, 2018
Hi Jamie, Thanks for your review and for flying with us! We are so happy to hear you had time to do this on your trip! We hope to see you again some time.
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pafos1966 wrote a review Dec 2017
Paphos, Cyprus182 contributions42 helpful votes
An excellent 30 minute flight taking you over some of Sydney's northern beaches and finishing up with fantastic views of the iconic landmarks. The pilot was amusing and informative throughout the flight.
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By: Sydney Seaplanes
217andrewp
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Awesome - thank you Steve and Richard!
Booked the tour and made some priceless memories. Flew to Palm Beach, coffees and then a return over the harbour. S
HarrySydney55
HarrySydney55
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Absolutely fantastic!
My partner and I enjoyed a thoroughly magical day and cannot recommend too highly a sea plane trip with lunch at Co
ottobahn
ottobahn
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A highlight of our holiday
Worth every penny. Fantastic flight around the harbour. A lovely lunch at Jonah’s with amazing food and wine. And t
rellenj
rellenj
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Lack of attention to detail.
With the existing climate of chaos due to the coronavirus, I find it hard to accept that Sydney Seaplanes of Sydney
robertbobhumphrey
robertbobhumphrey
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sydney by seaplane
weather perfect flight perfect, steve of sydney by seaplane was fantastic scenery exciting trip over opera house
debby t
debby t
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What a day
Nicest weather in the last 4 months. We had a perfect day and pilot Steve Krug was wonderful. The company was very
Passenger426735
Passenger426735
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Gorgeous location and experience!
Beautiful experience for overseas client, complemented by exceptional food and service. Thanks for a great day!
Travel589019
Travel589019
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Sadly it was an experience of two halves....
Four of us recently booked and experienced a lunch trip out to Bert's Bar & Brasserie. The flight out there was a
irinakH7483FN
irinakH7483FN
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Unbelievable experience
Absolutely love it! It was a present for my boyfriend, very romantic escape. Will recommend everyone! lunch in Jona
528alizab
528alizab
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Sea Planes put on one hell of a proposal
My fiancé planned a surprise proposal and Sea Planes did an amazing job. I was blown away and surprised and it was
LandonK32
LandonK32
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Fantastic Experience. Absolutely 5 star
I organised a surprise seaplanes flight to Lilypad for my girlfriend. The staff were amazingly helpful in organisin
sydnadam
sydnadam
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Amazing, unique experience
We had an incredible lunch and flight! The team at Sydney seaplanes are professional and friendly, and the trip was
Dave H
Dave H
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a great flight
What a great experience and wonderful views. This is only a short flight (15mins), but a great experience.
Narelle1963
Narelle1963
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Gift
What a fantastic and well run business. Could not fault any employers of this company. Thankyou for a wonderful tri
barnie72
barnie72
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Fantastic!
We booked a 30 minute tour of the northern beaches during a recent short holiday from the UK to Sydney and we weren
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