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Paradise Seaplanes

157 reviews
Maroochydore, Australia
About Paradise Seaplanes
The Ultimate Sunshine Coast Experience! Join us for an amazing flight in our rugged Wilga Warbird - it has more glass than a helicopter, excels at flying low and slow, and sounds fantastic thanks to it's big radial engine! Flights start at $149 per person. See our marquee at Maroochy River every Thursday through Monday 9am-3pm.
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35 reviews
Swoop over the dramatic landscapes of Australia’s Sunshine Coast on this exhilarating 10-minute seaplane flight from Maroochydore. Enjoy stunning aerial views as you fly over the golden sands of Mooloolaba Beach, swoop low over the Maroochy River and glide over Point Cartright. Best of all: with numbers limited to just three passengers, you’re guaranteed a window seat, ensuring magnificent bird’s eye views.
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$104.75 per adult
Deluxe Seaplane Tour Noosa to Australia Zoo Adventure for 2 with Photobook
The Experience: Climb up into Paradise Seaplanes' Wilga Warbird from the shores of the Maroochy River and experience the sensation of flying low-and-slow above Sunshine Coast beaches, Noosa, the majestic Glass House Mountains, beautiful Hinterland and Australia Zoo in one amazing adventure. 
The Memories: This flight includes a 20page customised Deluxe Photobook of you and your adventure. 
• 60 minute Seaplane Flight - Maroochy River to Beerwah (Australia Zoo) and Noosa, return Maroochy.
• Water takeoff and landing in only Wilga Floatplane in southern hemisphere.
• Personalised tour for 2 passengers
• Interactive commentary from expert pilot and guide.
• 20page Deluxe Photobook, customised with photos of you.
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$949.07 per adult
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shawn and staff are informative and fun. Highly recommend seeing the area by air in the warbird. Great!

1  Thank jacquiandbillw
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Going up in the seaplane this afternoon with the doors closed was beautiful. Great views of the coastline, the pilot Shawn was very informative and the landing was perfectly smooth 🛩🌞

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Definitely the best experience in Maroochydore. My 7yro son & my self took the $149 package & we loved it. The Wilga. What a beautiful bird to fly in. Best way to see the sunny coast. Excellent excellent friendly service. Very skilled & competent pilot....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Mat K
119shawnk, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Mat, we are so glad you enjoyed your flight!! It really was a pleasure having you and your son aboard!

Reviewed March 8, 2019

Throughly enjoyed our 20 min doors off Maroochydore-Caloundra return trip this morning. Shaun, our pilot completed a 5 - 10 minute comprehensive brief of what to expect during our flight & the necessary safety instructions. All aboard & safely strapped in we headed off for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank susan u
Reviewed February 11, 2019

This was an awesome experience. Up there over the coast south from Maroochydore to the north end of Bribie Island and Pumicestone Passage, looking down over the surf and ocean and a new perspective on our amazing coastal formations. The staff were excellent; the flight...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Allan M
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

What a fantastic experience - doors off on a magical scenic flight with Shawn in control cruising down the sunny coast golden beaches with views to the mountains. We would highly recommend this life experience to locals and visitors to grasp just how special this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tanyaya26
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Incredible experience, highly recommend to all! If your booking fly doors off, can’t wait to do it again!! 😁

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BarrettSN
119shawnk, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2019

I agree! Even after doing this every day for years, I still get a thrill from the doors off on a beautiful day over this amazing coastline! Really glad you enjoyed your flight!

Reviewed January 28, 2019

Great pilot. Great plane. Great Experience. Flying with the doors off the aeroplane was incredible. Thanks Shawn!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Philip D
119shawnk, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

And great passenger! Really glad you enjoyed your flight!

Reviewed January 20, 2019

We created lifetime memories this morning on a fantastic little seaplane viewing the awesome sunshine coastline from Maroochy mouth down to Caloundra. Pilot Shawn was amazing with his talk & fun. Highly recommend this flight - would do it again tomorrow!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trish M
119shawnk, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

That’s awesome! The most amazing and humbling part of my job is contributing to those memories!

Reviewed January 15, 2019

fantastic experience simple as that nothing more you can say other than get on it :) …. thanks Shawn :)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank john e
119shawnk, Guest Relations Manager at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thanks John! So glad you enjoyed the flight! We think there is nothing like it!

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Response from philo809 | Reviewed this property |
Flight times are dependent on the trip you book, check out their website which gives details of where they fly, for how long and for what cost. Hope that helps.