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“Great way to get a taste of the BC scenery”

Harbour Air Seaplanes
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$98.29*
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Vancouver Seaplane Tour
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Owner description: Come aboard for a scenic seaplane flight and experience an authentic west coast way of life! Out here, this is how we travel for work, for fun & sometimes just for the view! Join us for a tour or scheduled flight today and see BC the way we do. You've come all the way west, the only direction left to go is up!
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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214 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Great way to get a taste of the BC scenery”
Reviewed June 4, 2013

We took the 20 minute scenic flight and it was a great taster of Vancouver and the surrounding mountains. You don't get to go very far but worth it all the same.

Try to get a window seat for good pictures.

Visited June 2013
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review, June 5, 2013
Dear DaveCardiff_UK ,
I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your Vancouver Panorama Classic tour. Thank you for your 4-star review, we definitely appreciate it, and look forward to welcoming you back soon!
CAROLE STURM
CUSTOMER CARE COORDINATOR
HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES | WESTCOAST AIR | WHISTLER AIR
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Hampton, Virginia
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Floatplane to Victoria”
Reviewed May 31, 2013

Our concierge at the Fairmont Waterfront (Katie) suggested the floatplane as a way to travel to Victoria from Vancouver for the day. We were going specifically to see the Butchart Gardens and this was all included in the cost. It was twice the cost of the ferry, but took much less time, and, oh, the views were fantastic. Fortunately for us, the day was gorgeous because I can see that it might not be as "pleasant" in rough weather. Anyway, lots of flight choices in either direction - and they let us change with no penalty - all very convenient to downtown and the waterfront. It's one of those things you need to do once in a lifetime...great adventure.

Visited May 2013
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review, June 3, 2013
Dear rcmntm ,
Thank you very much for choosing Harbour Air for your day trip to Victoria and for taking the time to share your experience. We hope you had a great vacation, and look forward to welcoming you back soon!
CAROLE STURM
CUSTOMER CARE COORDINATOR
HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES | WESTCOAST AIR | WHISTLER AIR
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Norfolk England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

I pre booked this trip as part of a fly drive package. An excellent way to view Vancouver & some of the small islands. A great photo/video opportunity. Staff were very pleasant & we were given complimentary tea/coffee & cake on check in.

Visited May 2013
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review, June 3, 2013
Dear 324NorfolkEngland ,
It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your packaged tour with us. Your feedback regarding our service and employees are much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
CAROLE STURM
CUSTOMER CARE COORDINATOR
HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES | WESTCOAST AIR | WHISTLER AIR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Spectacular!”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

We had never taken a seaplane trip before, but will do again!
Smooth trip. Great pilot.
Flew over Vancouver, up past North and West Vancouver, could see Whistler in the distance.
Lasted 30 minutes, well worth it!

Visited May 2013
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review, May 30, 2013
Dear Traveler12345678901 ,
Thank you very much for choosing Harbour Air for your first seaplane flight and for the great feedback regarding your tour. We look forward to welcoming you back soon for more adventures!
CAROLE STURM
CUSTOMER CARE COORDINATOR
HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES | WESTCOAST AIR | WHISTLER AIR
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Denver, Colorado
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118 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Exhilarating Flight!”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

I chose the 30-minute experience that included a 20-minute ride. I had been watching the seaplanes take off and land for three days while in the city and finally decided I needed to ride on one. The woman at the counter who I booked the reservation with was very nice and the pilot of the seaplane was extremely friendly! He got us all settled in the plane and asked us where we were from and talked and joked around with us before explaining where he was going to fly us. The ride went over downtown and then to the mountains where we were so close to them it felt like we could reach out and touch them! Seeing the ocean and mountains from the sea plane was exhilarating and stunning! It definitely felt like a lot longer than 20 minutes. After the ride the pilot kindly posed for a photo with a couple from the flight. I can't wait to go back to Vancouver and book a longer ride! This is a must-do attraction while staying in Vancouver!

Visited May 2013
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care Coordinator at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
Dear Amy R,
I am delighted to read that you had a fantastic time on our Vancouver Panorama. Thank you very much for recommending our service and for your kind words regarding our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
CAROLE STURM
CUSTOMER CARE COORDINATOR
HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES | WESTCOAST AIR | WHISTLER AIR
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