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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2C6, Canada
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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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Wonderful!

First (and second) time on a float plane! What an amazing experience! The pilot was very friendly and informative. The view from the plane was awesome! Highly recommend to... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2016
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Bastrop, Texas, United States
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Bastrop, Texas, United States
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50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2016

First (and second) time on a float plane! What an amazing experience! The pilot was very friendly and informative. The view from the plane was awesome! Highly recommend to everyone!

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

Dear dabasan, Thank you so much for your 5 star review and recommendation! We are thrilled to have been a part of your first (and second) float plane trip! We are so glad you had such a wonderful experience and we hope to welcome you back on board with us soon!! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

galveston, texas
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243 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2016

We just ran out of time during our cruise ship visit. The seaplane dock is near the cruise ship and there were many planes to choose. One could just walk over.

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

Dear GalvestonJT, Thank you so much for your 5 star review!! We're sorry to hear that you ran out of time and were unable to fly with us on your most recent trip to Vancouver. We hope to welcome you on board with us on your next visit to British Columbia!! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

Harrow, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We were only in Vancouver for a day so booked this tour. It was fantastic. We had excellent weather conditions so the views over the city and mountains were fabulous. Great experience and very enjoyable. Thanks

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

Dear barry2200, Thank you for the 5 star review!! We are thrilled you were able to take advantage of our scenic tours for your day in Vancouver, we think it's the best way to see the city!! :) On behalf of all of us, we hope we can welcome you back on board with us on your next trip to... More 

Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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103 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2016

I'd never been on a Seaplane before and we needed to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Island on a pretty tight schedule to go ziplining and bungee jumping in Nanaimo. So, rather than go by ferry which takes about 1.5-2 hours, we decided to go by seaplane and I'm SO glad we did. I called to make my reservation (even... More 

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

Dear LeAnn R, Thank you for the glowing review!! We are thrilled you were able to experience your first seaplane trip from the co-pilot seat!! We're pleased to hear you had a seamless day of travel from our complimentary shuttle pick up to your rental car awaiting your arrival in Nanaimo. We take pride in having amazing customer service and... More 

Boston
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

To board a seaplane in Vancouver harbour, is a "Must" attraction" to be experienced. Smooth handling and check in, very neat and well maintained aircrafts and friendly airline personal make this trip an excellent experience. The rise from water into the air, circling around the bay and the final smooth return on the water surface are memorable experiences.

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

Dear Wolfgang G, Thank you for the 5 star review on your recent Vancouver tour! Your feedback to our TripAdvisor fans is very much appreciated and we're pleased you had an enjoyable experience! We take pride in our high level of customer service and our fleet of de Havilland aircraft! On behalf of all of us, we hope to welcome... More 

Southern California
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

I just spent the weekend visiting Vancouver and we did two different trips through Harbour Seaplanes. The first was a day trip from Vancouver over to Victoria roundtrip via sea plane. After some back and forth discussion with a rep for Harbour Seaplanes in advance, we added a whale watching trip and a trip out to Butchart Gardens to our... More 

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

Dear jstducky, Thank you for your wonderful review and recommendation!!! Your photos are beautiful and it sounds like you had a spectacular weekend!! We are so thrilled to hear how smooth, efficient and lovely your experiences with our team were and that we got to take part in your first seaplane trip!! We completely agree, the flights through the mountains... More 

manchester
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a must if your in vancouver well worth the money. The staff were friendly and pleasant at check in. When we were ready for boarding the pilot took us to the plane. Once on board he explained the emergency procedures and told us what the tour would include. Take off and landing were amazing. The views brilliant on... More 

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

Dear spacstan, Thank you for your glowing review!! We are thrilled you loved your experience with us and enjoyed the spectacular scenery!! We completely agree, taking off and landing on the water is amazing, as are the local mountains! If you wouldn't mind sending the date and time of your flight to customercare@harbourair.com we can locate your pilot to ensure... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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212 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We took a 30 minute flight just for the experience. Fantastic views of Vancouver and the surrounding mountains. Takeoff and landing was very fun, since we had never been in a sea plane before. Much quieter than expected. Seemed very safe. Very professional staff; they do operate as an airline with scheduled flights for travelers, not just sightseers.

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

Dear krutec, Thank you for taking the time to write about your first seaplane trip!! We pride ourselves on providing a professional, safe and memorable experience! It's true! We do operate a regular scheduled service as well as sightseeing flights. On behalf of all of us we hope to welcome you back on board again soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

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92 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2016

My husband loves planes, helicopters...anything that flies...so needless to say when we visited Vancouver he was eye-balling the seaplanes at Coal Harbor. So after a few hours of gentle prodding we took a 20 minute float plane tour with Harbour Air Seaplanes. Check in was easy and located right near the seaplanes (go down the stairs or take the elevator).... More 

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Thank Kolumba125
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Kolumba125, Thank you for the 5 star review and recommendation!! We’re so glad you enjoyed your flight with us, despite not being initially sold on the idea! We love hearing how much fun our guests have on their tour and how much they enjoyed the facilities and services we take pride in providing. We completely agree, the views are... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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1,103 reviews
824 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 535 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2016

In comparison to my hometown, it was really an unusual thing to see this air[port on the water, Vancouver is a city that holds so much for the visitor, and this is just another wonderful aspect of this city.

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

Dear Theycallitmadness, Thank you for the 5 star review!! Travelling by seaplane is quite a West Coast experience and we agree the planes add an special element to the beautiful city of Vancouver! We hope you will have the opportunity to fly with us on your next visit to BC. -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

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