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Seattle Seaplanes

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Address: 1325 Fairview Ave. E, Seattle, WA
Phone Number: 1-800-637-5553
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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For over 30 years Seattle Seaplanes has proudly operated on Lake Union,...

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 standards of service! Our experience and enthusiasm will be evident when you choose to fly with us. We're ready to take you there.The entire Seattle Seaplanes crew look forward to welcoming you on-board our seaplanes!

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Great outing and well worth the money

Excellent outing and well worth doing. Loved the experience and all four of us had window seats giving a great view and enjoyable trip. If you get chance do take the trip it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent outing and well worth doing. Loved the experience and all four of us had window seats giving a great view and enjoyable trip. If you get chance do take the trip it is well worth it.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

A fun and fascinating flight around the entire Seattle area. It felt like we could almost touch the Space Needle. Check-in was quick and easy, and our pilot, Kitt, was a fun and friendly guide full of information about all the sights. Landing was feather-soft, and we enjoyed a comfortable 30 minutes in the air. What a great highlight for... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

To ensure we had good weather (it is Seattle afterall), we booked the late afternoon ride for 2 the morning of. The aerial tour is pretty easy: all the major Seattle sights (space needle, sporting stadiums, Univ of Washington, Lake Union, Brainbridge Island, Bellevue, Bill Gates House, Ballard locks etc.). They give you a tour map and there is no... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We got very lucky. The weather was beautiful. Blue sky, blue sea and warm. We picked Kenmore Air over the competition as they answered the phone at 8.45am and fitted us in that day. Our pilot (Kit) was really friendly, very knowledgeable and super competent. We all (4 of us) hugely enjoyed the flight and the landing and taking off.... More 

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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Seattle Seaplanes offers short flights over the city in a seaplane. The craft is small and they don't fly over 1,000' altitude so you really feel like you are flying. The pilot explains details about the plane and the sights before takeoff. This is a fun thing to do and something different especially recommended if you like aircraft and flying.

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Mascoutah, Illinois
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Very personable staff and reasonable prices. This is a must do when in Seattle. Beautiful scenery up close and personal.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

When our morning flight on Kenmore air got cancelled because of fog, we scrambled to find a seaplane adventure in Seattle and Seattle Seaplanes was our pick. It was a short 20 minute flight, but the view was great and the pilot very nice! We had never done a seaplane before and wanted to experience it in Seattle. The weather... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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315 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

You need a car or taxi to gong this place About 102 usd each Quick precheck The captain was great Free water at office and wifi No snacks though It is possible to park free nearby with luck Short flight Be careful or you will miss bill gates house Should have headfones for all though Recommended Great if you were... More 

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Pennsylvania
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438 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I always wanted to ride in a seaplane and figured I would go ahead and do it. The lady I talked to on the phone was really nice. I met the pilot Yvette when I had arrived and she was nice and friendly to. It was just me another man doing the tour that day. The other lady came out... More 

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scoobs11
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68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

As is often likely in Seattle, the weather wasn't perfect for our flight. However the service provided by Kim and Christa was second to none, from re-scheduling the flight to get better chance of visibility, explanation of what we'd see to exhilarating experience from the air. Great fun that should be had by all!

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