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Harbour Air Seaplanes

90 Front St | Unit 1A, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H7, Canada
+1 250-714-0900
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The Strait of Georgia Seaplane Tour from Nanaimo
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90 Front St | Unit 1A, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H7, Canada
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Fast friendly service every time you fly! Book go fast for $61.99 Can't beat that. Bags handled right in front of you so you know they are safe! Book a flight todayMore

Thank Crystal B
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Crystal B, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are so pleased you have enjoyed our quick and convenient service to and from Nanaimo. Excellent tip about booking a goFAST fare for passengers travelling with minimal luggage. On behalf of...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I was trying to find a quick way to go to Nanaimo from Vancouver. This is the best way to go from Vancouver airport to Nanaimo. It took 20 minutes!!! It was my first time on a seaplane and it was a great ride! It...More

Thank carlv
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Dear carlv, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are so thrilled you loved your first seaplane flight! We agree, the flight is quick, convenient and beautiful way to get to Vancouver Island. We are proud of our teams and are...More

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We wanted a quicker easier way to meet our cruise ship in Canada Place Vancouver than bus and ferry but we had a lot of luggage. When we inquired they were very very helpful with advice on the best price combination and we got a...More

Thank Viviane H
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Dear Viviane H, Thank you so much for the 5-star review! We are thrilled you were able to take advantage of our quick and convenient service from Nanaimo to Downtown Vancouver! We are proud of our Customer Service team and are always pleased to hear...More

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Having promised our daughter a float plane trip, we opted for Harbour's trip from Victoria. They have a number of options, ranging from the quick twenty minute loop around the city, to longer and more expensive variations. Not wanting anything too elaborate, we were going...More

Thank MrMrsW50
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Dear MrMrsW50, Thank you for your 5-star review! We are so pleased you and your family were able to join on the flight to and from Butchart Gardens! It is such a spectacular time of day to be flying! Fantastic insider tip to check if...More

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We did a sightseeing flight with Harbour Air and it was a great experience. It's not cheap but very memorable. Staff was kind and service good.More

Thank Okyay Bozkurt Ö
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2016

Dear Okyay Bozkurt Ö, Thank you for your review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your sightseeing flight! It is such a spectacular way to see the city and surrounding area! We are proud of our team and are always pleased to receive such pleasant feedback....More

Reviewed 26 June 2016

All the staff were courteous and pleasant. The flight was flawless and I will be a frequent user of this service after some very grueling misadventures with BC FerriesMore

Thank Roger J W
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

Dear Roger J W, Thank you for your 5-star review! We are so pleased to be able to offer you a quick and convenient flight to and from Vancouver Island! We are proud of our customer service agents and are always pleased to hear such...More

Reviewed 23 May 2016

Service from Harbour Air in Nanaimo is fast, friendly, and functional. A trip from harbour to harbour or from harbour to YVR is about 20 minutes. On sunny days you get a built-in coastline tour, and the scenery is interesting and geographically educational. Seat space...More

Thank BroadenYrHorizons
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Dear BroadenYrHorizons, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences flying with us! We agree, it really is the 'short cut and the scenic route', especially on a beautiful sunny day! We have seat sales that go online every Wednesday at 5pm...More

Reviewed 31 December 2015

I have become a real fan of Harbour Air. The route from YVR south terminal to Nanaimo is so convenient. No charge for parking near the Flying Beaver pub and no weight restrictions on baggage. I have been fortunate to always pick beautiful blue sky...More

1  Thank kitterCoquitlam_Bc
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Public Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Dear KitterCoquitlam_BC, Thank you very much for the glowing review! We are pleased to hear that our customer service levels are exceeding your expectations, the beautiful blue sky travel days definitely help. On behalf of our team at Harbour Air Seaplanes, we thank you for...More

Reviewed 25 December 2015

This service is amazing. You travel via float plane. We went to the Vancouver Airport. You land at their terminal and their is a free shuttle to the airport terminal. It takes just 20 minutes of flight time. And the cost is very reasonable, much...More

Thank John P
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Public Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Dear John P, We're not kidding! And we're pleased you've discovered British Columbia's best kept secret. Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent trip with us in December. The time savings is no joke, we assure you! On behalf...More

Reviewed 5 October 2015

It is the best way to travel to Vancouver airport from Nanaimo. I booked online this 20 minute-flight for $80 each way. I took the first flight in the morning for a meeting and came back on a the last flight that afternoon. As mentioned...More

Thank DuncanColumbia
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Marketing & Community Relations at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2015

Dear DuncanColumbia, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate you sharing your experience and look forward to welcoming you on board again soon. -Harbour Air TripAdvisor team

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clivecherry
When we fly into Vancouver airport how do we get to the sea plane?
20 June 2016|
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Response from HarbourAirSeaplanes | Property representative |
Hi clivecher, Thanks for your question! When you arrive at YVR we have a complimentary shuttle service that can pick you up and drive you to our terminal. Please find guidelines for pick up below. Alternatively a taxi... More
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