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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2C6, Canada
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Come aboard for a scenic seaplane flight and experience an authentic west...

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!

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US$ 97.86*
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Nothing like flying Vic-Van on a sunny day

Always a great experience flying HA. Staff are great and the flights are usually super. Can get a little bumpy, but that is just winds and air currents. Flights often get... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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94 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always a great experience flying HA. Staff are great and the flights are usually super. Can get a little bumpy, but that is just winds and air currents. Flights often get cancelled due to fog/lack of visibility during Nov - Feb.

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Thank SaNaka13
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear SaNaka13, Thank you for your review! We are so pleased you have enjoyed your experiences with us! While our beautiful West Coast provides spectacular scenery, it can also be rainy, windy foggy, snowy or all of the above. All our aircraft operate by Visual Flight Rules (VFR) which means our pilots need to be able to see where they... More 

Dallas, Georgia
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143 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the price is steep, the views are legendary!! We happened to wake up to cloudy skies, but by flight time there were no clouds in site!! This made for spectacular views for miles! The flight is short, but there was a lot of smiles on that plane!! Being our first, and perhaps only, time around a seaplane we couldn't... More 

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Thank Calisurfer97
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Calisurfer97, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendations! We are thrilled you and your family had such a memorable experience. We agree, the views on the Vancouver Panorama Tour are legendary! We think that taking off and landing on the water is something everyone should experience at least once and we are so pleased you loved... More 

Williams Lake, Canada
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95 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have flown a many thousands of hours in BC as both a pilot and passenger. Today was my first experience with HA. It will not be my last. Loved it. Price Service Ease, all of it.

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Getphoto, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are so pleased you loved your first experience with Harbour Air! On behalf of all of us, we hope to welcome you back again soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

San Diego, California
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65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a whim we decided to see Vancouver from the sky, in a seaplane. They were as flexible as they could be with timing -- it's dependent on good enough weather! When we got there, I admitted to the captain that I am a nervous flier. So he offered to let me sit up front so I could listen into... More 

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Thank Kristin C
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Kristin C, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are so pleased we were able to find the perfect time for your tour. What a thrill to be able to sit co-pilot! We're glad it helped with the nerves. We completely agree, the scenic flights are such a spectacular way to see the city and... More 

Verwood, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a break from the rain during a 3 day layover to see the city from the air. Very well run operation (although we booked though trip advisor the time on their website and confirmation was wrong, they confirmed 1030, but when you go directly onto the harbour air website the departure time is 1130). Double... More 

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Anne_Delaney, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are so pleased you were able to catch a break in a particularly rainy week! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with Harbour Air and we appreciate your feedback regarding your booking. We are following up with this and do always recommend reconfirming flight times 24... More 

North Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is THE best way to travel from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria! So convenient, fast, and more importantly, beautiful! It does not cost any more than flying from Vancouver Airport to Victoria, as their airport is in Sydney which is about a $65 cab ride fare from the airport to downtown Victoria, and, the scenery is unbelievable as the... More 

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Rudie57, Thank you so much for your glowing review and recommendation! We like to think of the flights between Vancouver and Victoria as both 'the short cut and the scenic route'. We completely agree, the views on this flight are incredible! On behalf of all of us, we hope to welcome you back on board again soon! -Harbour Air... More 

Roberts Creek. Canada
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the ferry schedule does not work for your flight schedule out of YVR and you THINK you have to go in the night before have a look at Harbour Air schedule - the first flight from Sechelt to YVR / Richmond departs at 7.00AM and arrives at 7.20 - PLUS you get that great scenic flight thrown in -... More 

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear HarrySelig, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are so pleased you were able to take advantage of our quick and convenient service from Sechelt to Richmond! We agree, the flight does provide some spectacular scenery! We are also very excited to have our direct Sechelt to Downtown Vancouver flights back for the summer. On... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flying in a beaver over the west coast is something everyone should do at least once in a lifetime. To fly in this iconic aircraft over some of the worlds most beautiful scenery should not be missed. Harbour airs service is amazing as well.

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Thank gwizzzzz
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear gwizzzzz, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are thrilled you loved your flight with us! We completely agree, flying in a deHavilland Beaver or Otter along the coast is something everyone should experience. We are proud of our teams and always pleased to hear such wonderful feedback. On behalf of all of us, we... More 

Preston, England, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's worth the seaplane ride to see Vancouver from the air, you don't get perspective until you are up here views are amazing and so much more we need to see here!

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Thank Ann-Marie A
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Ann-Marie A, Thank you so much for your 5-star review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your flight with us. We agree, the flight provides a completely different perspective on our beautiful city and coastline! On behalf of all of us, we hope to welcome you back on board again soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very unique...and interesting and fun! Taking off in a plane off the water, flying by mountains and over the sea with islands? What's not to like....the price. Be careful. The prices they give you can be misleading. When you make your reservation they only give you a "ticket"/quote for 1 direction. So just make sure you know what the total... More 

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear JR F, Thank you for your review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your flight with us. We think that taking off and landing on the water is something everyone should experience at least once! Thank you for sharing your beautiful photos! At Harbour Air, all of our fares are based on one way travel and it is possible... More 

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