We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours

594 New South Head Rd | Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
+61 2 9974 1455
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Fantastic Flight & Lunch

My wife & I took the return flight & lunch to Cottage Point Inn. We met with Richard as planned at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gareth A
via mobile
Fantastic views of "Down Under" from Above!

Steve was super responsive, helpful and friendly! We booked late but he was able to accommodate us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JDub_0402
,
San Francisco, California
Read all 103 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Fabulous Seaplane flights around Sydney - 15 and 30 minute scenic flights and sensational fly and dine lunch packages to restaurants on the Hawkesbury River and Day Trips and a range of Gourmet Picnics to beautiful Palm Beach. A must-do for all visitors. Professional, highly experienced crew - Australian owned and operated. Flights from Rose Bay in Sydney Harbour and from our northern base at Palm Beach. Call Jenny anytime to make a booking.
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pilot steve” (11 reviews)
“palm beach” (35 reviews)
LOCATION
594 New South Head Rd | Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 2 9974 1455
Write a ReviewReviews (103)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife & I took the return flight & lunch to Cottage Point Inn. We met with Richard as planned at the Rose Bay Marina, & where in the launch in Rose Bay when pilot Steve landed the De Havilland seaplane nearby for us to...More

Thank Gareth A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steve was super responsive, helpful and friendly! We booked late but he was able to accommodate us (2 adults, 1 10YO). It was a highlight of our trip, especially the coastal views and of course Sydney Harbor. Book this tour, or you'll be missing out...More

Thank JDub_0402
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! I enjoyed having you all on board, and appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience. Kind regards, Steve.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steve and his team were great! Wonderful flight up to Pittwater and back with lunch at Jonah's at Whale Beach. Was such a gorgeous day, Steve finished the flight with a double fly over of the bridge and opera house! Highly recommend to anyone looking...More

Thank 677sally
Reviewed 6 November 2017

What a fantastic experience. Starting off from Rosebay we had an absolutely amazing flight up the coast to our lunch destination, Cottage Point Inn. After a fantastic meal and a few hours relaxing over a few quite drinks we then boarded the plane for the...More

Thank Catzontherun
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Great to hear that you enjoyed your experience and we also enjoyed having you on board. Thank you for taking the time to write your review - we appreciate it very much. Kind regards, Steve.

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Steve (the owner/pilot) had been recommended to us by friends in NZ & we can see why - it's not often you get to fly with a 20,000+ hour seaplane pilot!! He must be one of the only pilots in this part of the world...More

1  Thank GlacierSouthernLakes
A TripAdvisor Member
2
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

When my hubby surprised me with a sea plane flight over the Sydney beaches & opera house/harbour bridge I was rather nervous. Steve our pilot/owner made me feel very relaxed with his professionalism & friendly manner. It was an amazing experience- 30 minute flight -...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was the the beginning of a surprise weekend.. with clear blue skies, this was a great was to see Sydney harbour and northern beaches.

Thank Dino D
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and great to hear that you enjoyed the experience. Steve, (your pilot).

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Wow! Honestly, I was so scared to do this. I read all the reviews that said it was awesome. I called the office a few times (freaking out) & I was reassured with absolute politeness & professionalism that all would be okay. I was told...More

Thank Ms S
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

First time we booked the captain ran on the day to cancel because of the 90km/hour winds Captain Steve takes safety seriously Rebooked for the trip and it was the trip of a lifetime Clear instructions clear communications and clear weather what more could you...More

Thank Oscartr
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Many thanks for your feedback. Much appreciated. Kindest regards - Steve - your Pilot.

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We were celebrating a special birthday and took the flight. We weren't disappointed with any aspect of the flight. An added bonus was the experience of whale watching from the air on the way to Broken Bay. We took the 45 minute scenic flight option...More

Thank johnW15654
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks very much for your kind review and we are all really pleased that you enjoyed our extended scenic. It's always a treat to see the whales at this time of year, so it was a real bonus for everyone. Thank you again, and it...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Catalina Restaurant
919 reviews
.75 km away
Jewel on the Bay
114 reviews
.47 km away
Regatta Restaurant & Bar
141 reviews
.03 km away
Sake Restaurant and Bar
126 reviews
1.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sydney Seaplanes
256 reviews
.79 km away
Pilgrim Sailing
46 reviews
.84 km away
Bellevue Hill Bottle Shop
5 reviews
1.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit