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Address: Unit #1 Burrard Landing | 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C3, Canada
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Our first time on a small plane. Weather cooperated and had no trouble at all. the office staff and pilots were very helpful in getting us our tickets and on board. Nice short... read more

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Saskatoon, Canada

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Saskatoon, Canada
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time on a small plane. Weather cooperated and had no trouble at all. the office staff and pilots were very helpful in getting us our tickets and on board. Nice short flight to the island and back. Cost is quite reasonable.

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SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear prairieboy1; Thank you for your 5 star review and taking the time to write. We appreciate your compliments and glad you had an enjoyable travel experience. The seaplanes are definitely quite reasonable when you compare it to the time you save on travel and with our discounted online fares and free parking at a few of our terminals, it’s... More 

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34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must do activity. The views from the top are excellent . The pilots are very skilled and the staff are very helpful

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Thank pradeep65
SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear pradeep65; Glad to hear you had a terrific time on your tour. It sounds like you may have taken our Coastal Mountain Scenic Flight, since you mentioned excellent views from the top. The seaplane tours are a “must do” activity in Vancouver and the experience is definitely worth it! Thank you for the compliments and hopefully we’ll see you... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big thank you to Seair and to the rest of the passengers on our flight. Our grand daughter was visiting from Winnipeg coming first for a Vancouver White Caps camp and then on to our home in Nanaimo, we wanted to surprise her with her first float plane ride. The catch was I could only get her from the... More 

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SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Brian B; Thank you for sharing this heartwarming experience, and we are so proud to be part of this special occasion for your granddaughter. It’s wonderful to hear that not only our staff, but also our passengers were able to assist in the surprise and we sincerely hope that your granddaughter had a fantastic seaplane flight. Many thanks for... More 

Vancouver Island, BC
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62 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took advantage of Seair's free return flight from Nanaimo to Richmond on our recent trip to Cuba. Great friendly service. Can't believe the time I saved over travelling BC Ferries. cut my travel time down by more than half. Free shuttle right to YVR was appreciated. Will definitely use SEAIR again.

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SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear mitca; Glad to hear you were able to take advantage of our promotion and thank you for your fantastic review. Our seaplanes are certainly a quick and convenient travel option from Nanaimo to Downtown Vancouver or Richmond. Keep in mind for future flights, that we always have online fares available as well as frequent flyer discounts. Thank you again... More 

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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We called from New York, to arrange a sightseeing tour for 3 middle aged gals on a Vancouver vacation. We were told , no problem at all, just call Day of and as long as there are 3 people, we will be happy to take you . Well we got there and called day prior and we're told someone had... More 

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SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear wilparkmom; Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on our tour program. When guests enquire about our scenic tours, we certainly recommend reservations, so the tour is confirmed. We understand while on holidays, guest plans change or guests prefer to wait for optimal weather, however, our daily tour availability can be very limited, and therefore, we may... More 

Nanaimo BC
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4 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is one of those win-wins: no ferry waits, online pricing is comparable to driving/ferry, parking is free for 6 days and $6/day after, it takes 15 minutes to get to the airport/20 to downtown Vancouver, instead of hours on the ferry, baggage is 35 lbs p/person (can send it ahead before flight), and free transfer to main terminal at... More 

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SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear islandgirlNanaimoBC; Wow, thank you for the fantastic review and hopefully you were able to utilize some of our travel advantages you mentioned. We appreciate the compliments and hope to see you again soon. More 

Nanaimo
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Love this airline, newer faster planes and less expensive by $10 than the competition. Also parking. From Nanaimo to Richmond 13 minutes.

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SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Mrsmitchy; We are delighted to hear your wonderful feedback. Thank you for your review, as well as listing many of our travel advantages. We are pleased to be part of your travel plans and hope to see you again soon. Have a wonderful vacation. More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Have been flying with Seair for business regularly over the past 2 years. Very friendly and professional operation, and the Cessna Caravans are fast, quiet and roomy. I fly usually Nanaimo Harbour to downtown Vancouver, and once in a while to YVR south terminal. Seair's Nanaimo base is close to BC Ferries and a shorter drive from the north.

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SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear TomHlavac; Thank you kindly for taking the time to write and we certainly appreciate the 5 star review. Indeed, the Caravans provide a very fast and comfortable flight. Again, we are glad that you have been pleased with our service over the past couple years and your compliments will be shared with our team members. More 

New York City, New York
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52 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We took Seair's regularly-scheduled service from Vancouver Harbour to Nanaimo and loved it. The staff at check-in (Sherrie and the young man who handled the baggage) could not have been more pleasant. The flight itself was short and scenic, a great time saver.

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SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear NSsummerset; We appreciate your 5 star review and thank you for taking the time to write. We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful flight and your compliments will be passed along to our team members. Hopefully we’ll have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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445 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My daughter & I went to the Vancouver Playhouse for a matinee performance. We decided to take the 10:30 AM ferry, then bus into Vancouver on the express, & have a quick bite to eat before the 2:00 PM performance. Well, the ferry was very late due to all the ferry cancellations the day before because of wind storms. We... More 

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SeairSeaplanes, Manager at Seair Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Condu; The Fall season can certainly be an extremely picturesque time of year for a seaplane ride and we are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful and smooth flight. We appreciate you taking the time to write your kind review and hope that you’ll think of us again the next time you take in a matinee or... More 

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