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Seattle Seaplanes

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“seaplane tour”(9 reviews)
“minute flight”(7 reviews)
“lake union”(18 reviews)
For over 30 years Seattle Seaplanes has proudly operated on Lake Union, just minutes from downtown Seattle.Our pilots have logged more than 20,000 hours of flying time and countless water landings.At Seattle Seaplanes, we take pride in our high...more
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1325 Fairview Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102-3714
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Tour was short but showed us everything they said they would. Nice to have a lady pilot. Would haave liked to have had a little bit more information given during the trip, but still a very pleasant experience.

Thank CalgaryGirl26
Reviewed July 29, 2018

It was a very nice flightseeing tour, we could see Seattle from above: lake Union, lake Washington, the bridges, Washington University, Puget Sound, etc. It's a little bit short for what you would love, which is flying over and over, but it's a wonderful experience...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We booked the short scenic flight, but even that one showed us all the nice places of Seattle from above. It was a great experience and we will definitely do it again sometime. Thanks to Yvette for the smooth flight.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A month ago I booked a private seaplane tour for my husband's birthday. I told them the day and time I wanted, as well as, the fact that it was his birthday and we wanted a private plane. They called me the morning of at...More

4  Thank Pony2035
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Together with a colleague, I booked a seaplane tour to mount Rainier as a spur of the moment thing. We could not have made a better decision! We were lucky with beautiful weather and clear skies, which made this plane ride awesome! Seattle seaplanes was...More

5  Thank Sirksael
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We chose this organisation as a spur of the moment 20 minutes seaplane trip around Seattle. The experience of taking off and landing from water was very novel and our pilot was experienced, friendly and informative. On the flight you get to see many sights...More

1  Thank Ashley M
Reviewed March 10, 2018

We had an amazing seaplane ride. So cool! Gives you a great overview of beautiful Seattle and its nearest surroundings. Best doing it during a clear and sunny day as you would expect. Enjoy!

2  Thank Andreas V
Reviewed October 8, 2017

We did a Seaplane tour while we were in Seattle, after seeing them take off and land from the Space Needle. Found Seattle Seaplanes, and our tour was awesome. Take off and landing on the water, we flew over the university, over Bill Gates estate,...More

Thank Cassi H
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

We recently did the scenic Seattle tour from Lake Union. Nice, rustic plane and a great friendly pilot. Commentary was a bit patchy but we were able to see all the sights. Well worth a try!

Thank Dustin L
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Awesome 40 minute flight around the Seattle area. Luckily for us the weather was perfect. A must do if in Seattle. Location walkable from Seattle Centre.

Thank John C
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August 1, 2016|
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Response from SolanaBeach2014 | Reviewed this property |
The plane is a low seaplane with a step up about 2-3 stairs (short) into the plane. She could sit in front as co-pilot. It's off a main road and a ramp to the area where the plane boards.
September 3, 2015|
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Response from Seattle S | Property representative |
Yes, we at Seattle Seaplanes do fly in December. At this time, our Seattle Scenic Tour is $97.50 per person (plus a $6 fuel surcharge). This is a 20-minute scenic flight that departs from Lake Union and highlights... More