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Address: Highway 28, Gold River, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877-795-2255
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Floatplanes are fun!

My partner and I had the pleasure of taking three flights with Pilot Scott/Air Nootka this spring: in and out of Hesquiat Peninsula hike, and to the north end of Nootka Trail. 11... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 17, 2016
Capella161
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vancouver, canada
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vancouver, canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

My partner and I had the pleasure of taking three flights with Pilot Scott/Air Nootka this spring: in and out of Hesquiat Peninsula hike, and to the north end of Nootka Trail. 11 nights total of hiking in beautiful west coast wilderness. I was most frightened of cougars and the float plane trips. 10 minutes in to the first flight,... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Our second experience with Air Nootka... yes we returned from Nootka to try Hesquiat! But this time a pacific low with non stop rain had us praying the plane would be able to return in poor weather to pluck us out of Escalante beach. The Air Nootka team and pilots are excellent at what they do, and truly care about... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Thank you Air Nootka for such a fabulous experience! I had never been on a float plane before so had some apprehension about flying in such a small aircraft. The people who work here seem to really enjoy what they do and answered all our questions and were so friendly and relaxed. The pilot flew us over the Nootka Island... More 

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Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

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 bubbles 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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1 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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