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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 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great flight from Vancouver Harbor to Nanaimo. The check-in was smooth, they have free coffee and the flight was on time. The pilot was professional. Safety instructions seem to be adequate and in line with the rules. Definitely the fastest and most...More

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

Hello MartinG1984, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and fellow TripAdvisor users! We are here to get our passengers to where they need to go, and being fast and comfy is a major perk! We look forward to seeing...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Vancouver for the first time, from NJ. We thought a seaplane tour for 30 minutes would be a fabulous adventure, and it was. Take off and landing super smooth, spectacular views from the air!! Go to the Harbor and make...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Gabel30, Thank you for your five-star review! We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed the experience. The window seat and FlyGuide are a great addition to the tour, and we are so glad you enjoyed them, they really elevate the experience! We hope to...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I have used Harbour Air before & am always delighted, this was no different. It was a quick trip overnight, walked on ferry from Nanaimo (Departure Bay) and flew home - taxi to S. Airport terminal (dntn. Option wasn’t good for me this time) I...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Hello S_Leach, I would like to thank you very much for recommending our services and sharing the convenience of flying between Nanaimo and Vancouver. We look forward to serving you again soon! - Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I love the convenience and the service of Harbour Air. I appreciate the Stand by option if I get to the airport early! No matter what I pay I get treated with respect. Thank you!!

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for the kind words, jannorman3! I am so glad you find value in our services and we continue to meet your needs. We look forward to welcoming you aboard in the near future. - Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

The most impressive thing we did in Canada. Made so much better by the glorious sunny weather. Do the extended panorama tour for 35 ish minutes. Over the snow capped mountains, along the edge of the coast, over the city and finally landing again in...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hello Malcolm, We are so happy to hear this was a highlight of your trip! Looking forward to welcoming you and your mum on your next trip to Canada -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Visited as two adults and two children aged 8 and 10. Went for a 25 Minute Seaplane tour of Vancouver. The kids were very excited. Right from check in, the staff were helpful and friendly. We were checked in and issued with our boarding passes...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you so much David, We are glad the experience was unforgettable and will be cherished for years. The FlyGuides are a new product and we are happy to hear they elevated your Panorama experience. -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team

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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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3 December 2017|
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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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