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Classic Vancouver Panorama Tour by Seaplane

Activity provider: Harbour Air Seaplanes

Classic Vancouver Panorama Tour by Seaplane

Activity provider: Harbour Air Seaplanes
Likely to sell out

From US$ 118.97 per person

Likely to sell out

A great introduction to seaplane aviation, this seaplane tour departs from downtown Vancouver’s bustling Coal Harbour and flies a loop over the city and park before landing back in front of the iconic Vancouver Convention Center.

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Duration 20 minutes
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English

Experience

Highlights
  • Depart from downtown Vancouver’s Coal Harbour to get a complete aerial view of the city and surrounding parks and beaches
  • Land in front of the iconic Vancouver Convention Center
  • See Vancouver from above
Full description
Enjoy the most popular tour of Vancouver and the North Shore Mountains. This ideal introduction to seaplane aviation departs from downtown Vancouver’s Coal Harbour and provides a complete aerial view of the city, as well as its surrounding parks and beaches. As if the scenery isn't enough, the thrill of flying will really carry you away. The exhilarating spray of the water is always a highlight during take-off and landing. With over 50 aircraft currently, your hosts operate the largest all-seaplane fleet and the first carbon neutral airline in North America. DeHavilland DHC-3 Turbine Single Otters and Twin Otters service regularly scheduled flights between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. DHC-2 Beavers service the Gulf Islands. Cessna 185 aircraft are available for charter.
Includes
  • Airfare
  • Taxes, fees and carbon offset charges
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)

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Meeting point

Vancouver Seaplane Terminal, located at Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre Unit #1 Burrard Landing 1055 Canada Place Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3. Please ensure you have contacted the tour operator after booking to schedule your exact flight time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Effective flight time is 20 minutes
  • Child pricing is valid only when accompanied by a paying adult. Children under the age of 2 fly free
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 194 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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The scenic panoramic flight over Vancouver was stunning and the pilot was great. My only advice would be pay the extra to pick your seat. I got lucky and was by the window but there are some double seats where there will be a person between you and the window, and not being next to the window kind of defeats the object of a scenic flight...

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May 25, 2022

What an amazing experience yesterday for my daughter and I— the pilot was nice and the view from above was amazing! I would have given 5 stars if I wasn’t made to feel bad when we checked in— the associate said my booking was for 11:30am and not at noon but the pilot was willing to wait for us. My booking was for noon; I had an email 2 days before asking if I wanted to change my booking to 11:30am in which I said I could do that but I never received an email back confirming it will be at 11:30am my online vouchers still showed noon. Didn’t make me feel very good upon arrival.

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May 24, 2021

This was my husband first Father's Day gift and one that he'll remember. Hubby had the opportunity to sit in the cockpit and get a bit of a unique perspective. The pilot was great and very accommodating with our 1 year old son. The views were spectacular and we went to a few new places in the following days based on what we saw from the air.

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July 3, 2019

Product ID: 17883