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Address: Highway 28, Gold River, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 1-877-795-2255
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small float plane airline with very friendly staff

We took air Nootka to do the Nootka Island trail. Our Pilot Scott was awesome, apart from being a good pilot, he was also very knowledgeable about the places and things we could... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland
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Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took air Nootka to do the Nootka Island trail. Our Pilot Scott was awesome, apart from being a good pilot, he was also very knowledgeable about the places and things we could see from the plane (logging operations, Nootka sound, helilogging)

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Gold River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

An excellent way to see Nootka Sound and the beautiful west coast of Vancouver Island. Excellent and very experienced pilots and friendly staff.

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Ladysmith, Canada
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Supposed to fly Nootka Air to Nootka Island Lodge. One of their planes was out of commission due to a hard landing. We were taken to the Lodge by Water Taxi. A one hour trip. Usually the water taxi hires out at $550 for the whole taxi which takes 12 people at a time. Flight cost is $240 round trip.... More 

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West Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We were a group of three wanting to do the Nootka trail. Booked our flights with Air Nootka - excellent response times along with being very personable. Nootka trail closed just before our expected departure day - Air Nootka were extremely helpful with alternative arrangements and even on day of departure gave advice regarding the Hesquiat trail (our chosen alternative).... More 

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Gabriola
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We flew with Air Nootka to Louie Lagoon on NOOTKA ISLAND just a little while ago - and we owe them such thanks... The pilot took on us on a memorable journey: from the air, we followed the shores we were going to hike during the next few days... we discovered the beaches & the cliffs we were going to... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I have been flying with Air Nootka from Gold River to Kyuquot regularly for work over the last two years. The pilots, Dough, Ron and Scott are extremely experienced and no risk-takers. My complete horror of strapping myself helplessly and hopelessly into the float plane seat has turned into a great enjoyment of the 40minute-long trip which I'm looking forward... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Aug 2014: Our group flew with Air Nootka into the Louie Lagoon to start our 5 day hike to Friendly Cove. For some of our group it was there first flight ever.. The pilot and crew were absolutely awesome!! We felt safe, welcomed and they had a lot of patience with our questions and whining. Could not have asked for... More 

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Thank Tracy H
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We (4 males in their late 20s) booked a fairly last minute hiking trip to Nootka Island, and Air Nootka was easy to find, and coordinate with to arrange a flight in and out of the hike. As schedules changed, they were always a pleasure to deal with, and it was a positive, informative experience every time I called. We... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Over the past 20 years I cannot count the number of times I have flown with Air Nootka. At least 15 times. They are extremely professional, courteous and accommodating. I would not even hesitate a second in recommending them to anyone.

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Thank Trevor B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I took a 35-minute scenic flight tour with Air Nootka on July 2. The whole experience was great. Their staff are extremely professional and very knowledgeable about the area. It was a pleasure flying in the Cessna 185 and I would definitely patronize Air Nootka again when I have friends visiting Vancouver Island.

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