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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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90 Front St | Unit 1A, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got us from Nanaimo to Vancouver lickety split. A shuttle was waiting to take us to YVR. Service was excellent all around. They have a nice comfortable lounge in Nanaimo with coffee and newspapers available. They have really made this as comfortable and hassle free...More

Thank FarFlungStarling
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear FarFlungStarling, Thank you for your five-star review. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience flying from Nanaimo to YVR and were able to utilize our lounge and shuttle service. Thanks for flying with us and we hope to welcome you aboard again...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

I flew a return trip from Vancouver YVR to Nanaimo Harbour ZNA. I've never used this service before. Right from my initial phone call to book my flights to leaving the Otter to eat supper at the Flying Beaver (at Harbour Air's YVR terminal building,...More

Thank Kennet B
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Dear Kennet B, Thanks so much for your five-star review! Our teams will be happy to hear that you recognized their service levels in all aspects of your Harbour Air experience. We're happy to hear your first time flying with us was enjoyable and we...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Short flight (20 minutes) to YVR to meet family from overseas. Nice day for a flight, bit bumpy but nothing scary. Left on time, arrived on time. Shuttle to YVR included.More

Thank Malcolm C
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Malcolm C, Thank you for your five-star review of your recent flights! We're pleased to hear you enjoyed the convenience of our service to connect between Nanaimo and YVR Airport in Richmond. We strive to offer a travel experience that is easy, professional, and...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have never written a review before but feel compelled to do so now after my first experience with this Company. I am a 66 year old male with arthritis in both legs. Recently (mid July) I had to go to Europe and as I...More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

If you're heading to YVR from Nanaimo to catch a flight, try Harbour Air. It's a short flight and, depending on the weather, can be very scenic. There's a free shuttle to YVR's International and Domestic Terminals. Just a heads up... if you are booking...More

Thank lauraflynnhess
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear lauraflynnhess, Thank you so much for your glowing five-star review! We're so pleased that you enjoyed the convenience of flying with us from Nanaimo to catch a connecting flight from YVR airport. Great tip as well about ensuring you choose the best goFare category...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The only way to get to Vancouver (20 minutes harbour to harbour) as far as I'm concerned. Great service, friendly staff and it's a million times better than a 2 hour ferry ride...More

Thank Blaine G
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear Blaine G, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are honoured to be your preferred way to travel to Vancouver! We are proud of our teams and always pleased to hear such wonderful feedback. On behalf of all of us,...More

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 25 May 2017

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 17 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

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clivecherry
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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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