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Harbour Air Seaplanes

Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2C6, Canada
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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 and 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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Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2C6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went on a round trip Vancouver-Victoria. The extra fee for a single seat is worth it. On the way back I asked the pilot to sit in the front which was ok with him. Stunning views. It’s a bit noisy though but in Victoria...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We opted for the longer tour and I requested to sit up front with the pilot-Mike who was nice. I had a great view and headset to ask questions. The plane holds 5 passengers and my two colleagues had a good view too, but loud...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

DJ1024IN, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear about the weather, but am really glad to hear you had a great view up front. It really is the best seat on the aircraft. - Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a flight to the Cruise ship centre at the Convention Centre. The weather was poor with weather cells in the Straits so the flight was delayed for bout 45 minutes. Still got to Vancouver in plenty of time for our cruise. Harbour Air kept...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Malcolm C, Thank you for the review! We appreciate your patience during our weather days. It's great to hear our staff communicated and updated you on the unfolding situation. - Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly enjoyed this flight aboard the DHC-2 Beaver. Was able to sit up front there and back. Excellent customer service at Sechelt. Had a very minor glitch with my tour (no bike), but Charlene was pro-active and told me she took care of it...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bob, Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review! I am so happy to hear you had a good experience with our ream and you enjoyed our Spend the Day in Sechelt tour. We are proud of our staff and always appreciate hearing how they...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Harbour Air Seaplanes take off from Vancouver Harbour right next to Canada Place and run daily flights to Victoria, Whistler, Seattle and Nanaimo as well as excursions, we took the Vancouver Extended Panorama tour, booked the day before online and arrived at the terminal in...More

Thank Keith K
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Keith K, Thank you so much for the detailed and kind review. We are so happy you chose to fly with us and hear this was the highlight of your trip to Vancouver! I have to agree, the snow peaked mountains and turquoise blue lakes...More

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worldtraveller99
16 May 2018|
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Response from Anna R | Reviewed this property |
Technically, they ask you to be there 25 minutes early. If you think you can't make it until 15 minutes early, then call Harbour Air and let them know that you will be there, 15 minutes before flight. It works best if you... More
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sezcotterz
5 March 2018|
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Response from HarbourAirSeaplanes | Property representative |
Dear sezcotterz, You would not be charged if the tour was cancelled due to weather. We hope to welcome you on board soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team
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frantaztika
3 December 2017|
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Response from HarbourAirSeaplanes | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your interest in flying between downtown Vancouver and Sechelt! During April there are two flights a day during the week and one flight a day on the weekends. You might also want to check to see if the... More
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