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Harbour Air Seaplanes

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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2C6, Canada
Phone Number: 1.800.665.0212
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Come aboard for a scenic seaplane flight and experience an authentic west...

Come aboard for a scenic seaplane flight and experience an authentic west coast way of life! Out here, this is how we travel for work, for fun & sometimes just for the view! Join us for a tour or scheduled flight today and see BC the way we do. You've come all the way west, the only direction left to go is up!

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$96*
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Alpine Lakes & Glacier Tour = AMAZING

Yesterday I went in the Alpine Lake & Glacier Tour with a few friends. Best experience ever! Every minutes were so worth it. I have been on seaplane several times before going... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Yesterday I went in the Alpine Lake & Glacier Tour with a few friends. Best experience ever! Every minutes were so worth it. I have been on seaplane several times before going back and forth between Vancouver and Victoria but this experience was simply fantastic. Only 5 minutes into the flight we were already flying over mountains, glaciers and green/blue... More 

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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a way to see the Westcoast of Vancouver! Nothing like flying over the beautiful coast line and ocean. Conveniently located in Coal Harbour water front, downtown Vancouver, with a very friendly laid back staff. If its just a site seeing tour or a flight to one of the gulf islands Harbour Air is the way to go!

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Texas
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62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the money. A short walk from our hotel. We had been watching the plains take off and land for several days and just had to try it! Pilot was experienced and very professional ! A must tour 😜

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Thank CWtex
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear CWtex, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation!! We are pleased you loved your Panorama Tour around Vancouver! It is such a thrill to take off from the Harbour after watching the planes take off and land for a few days. On behalf of all of us, we hope to welcome you back on board with... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great service, small planes, best view of beautiful coast line. So convenient to fly from Vancouver harbour right to Comox harbou in less than an hour.

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Thank Lisa H
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Lisa H, Thank you so much for your 5-star review! We are so pleased you have been able to take advantage of our quick and convenient service from Vancouver to Comox. It is such a beautiful flight along the coast! On behalf of all of us, we hope to welcome you back on board again soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor... More 

Grenoble, France
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had always wanted to try out a seaplane ride, and this seemed the right thing for a short stay in Vancouver. Everything was very good, from a great smiley informative pilot (Graham) through to a smashing flight taking us over Vancouver, Stanley Park and out to horseshoe bay. We saw so much city in such a short time. The... More 

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Thank Grembo
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Grembo, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are so glad you were able to go on your first seaplane ride! The scenic flights in Vancouver are such a spectacular way to see the beautiful city and surrounding area. We will pass along your thanks to Graham and we hope to be able to welcome... More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Flew Vic to Van in a Hawker, views were incredible. Was able to get a single seat on the window, you could even see animals the day and the water were so clear. Had several interactions with the staff before the trip, they were clear, concise and helpful. No wonder it is one of Canada's Best Run companies!

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Thank 458victoriac
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear 458victoriac, Thank you so much for your glowing review! We are proud of our team and are always pleased to hear such wonderful feedback from our passengers!! We agree, the flight to Victoria is stunning and provides a completely different perspective. On behalf of all of us, we hope to be able to welcome you back on board again... More 

Hamburg, New York
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247 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Awesome pilot, Steve, gave us a wonderful panoramic view of downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, the mountains along the coast towards Whistler and then circled back along the Sunshine Coast. Ride was very noisy therefore, no narrative however, the views were spectacular. We were fortunate that the day was sunny with clear skies. There are three flight times-10 minutes, 20 minutes... More 

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Thank Darlene K
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Darlene K, Thank you so much for your review and recommendation! We are thrilled you loved your Extended Panorama Tour! It is such a beautiful way to see Vancouver and the surrounding area! We will pass along your praise to Steve! Thank you for your feedback regarding the lack of commentary, due to the high volume of traffic in... More 

Vancouver
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46 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great way to see the gulf islands and get to and from Victoria. Friendly staff and incredible scenery. Well worth the splurge.

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Thank VancouverRay
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear VancouverRay, Thank you for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are so pleased you were able to take advantage of our quick and convenient service to Victoria! We agree, it is a fantastic way to see the Gulf Islands! Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you back on board soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I took our first seaplane flight to Victoria for our Anniversary. It was amazing!! The staff were so nice and our pilot was great. I'm so afraid of flying and heights so I was both scared and excited..but it was so much fun! I didn't feel scared at all. It was a beautiful flight. We would absolutely... More 

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Thank NadineJ2
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear NadineJ2, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation!! Congratulations! We are thrilled to have been part of your anniversary celebrations! We are proud of our customer service team and pilots are are always pleased to hear such wonderful feedback! We are happy you faced your fear of flying and heights in one go and loved the... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Vancouver adventure tour, on a glorious sunny day, just about perfect. The service was excellent, because the planes are sued by some to commute, or get from A to B, it is set up like a mini airport, but with free coffee and great pastries, yay! The flight was so amazing, we saw such wonderful views of... More 

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Thank Julia M
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Julia M, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are thrilled you loved your tour with us! We are proud of our customer service team and are always pleased to hear such wonderful feedback. Yay! We agree, the complementary coffee and pastries are certainly worth cheering for! The scenic flights are a spectacular way to... More 

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