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Vancouver, Canada

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Soar above the scenic city of Vancouver, enjoying a bird's eye view of its picturesque harbor and nearby mountain peaks, on this 20-minute, small-group seaplane flight. Hop aboard your seaplane as you leave the tourist crowds in downtown Vancouver behind, as you glide above the city's beautiful skyline and take in an aerial view of its Olympic facilities. This small-group flight, limited to just 14 guests, also includes a carbon offset levy.
  • Soar above Vancouver for a birds-eye view of the city
  • Small-group tour is limited to 14 people, ensuring personalized service
  • Land with an exhilarating splash into the water
  • Carbon offset levy and taxes included
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20-minute seaplane flight
Carbon offset levy
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Hotel pickup and drop off

Departure Point

1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Canada

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Get a unique view of the beautiful city of Vancouver, marveling at its scenic harbor, surrounding mountains and beautiful architecture, during this 20-minute seaplane flight. You'll take off from the water of Vancouver's busy downtown harbor, continuing on a aerial exploration of some of the city's beautiful skyline and lush pine tree-covered surroundings.

Start your seaplane flight from Canada Place in Downtown Vancouver. Depending on the time you select, your flight will leave at either 10:30am, 2:30pm or 6:45pm. Climb aboard your seaplane and feel the engines whir up to full power as you gracefully glide above the water and up into sky. 

During the course of your flight you'll be able to observe landmarks like Vancouver's emerald-green Stanley Park, its bustling downtown, and the buildings constructed for the city's hosting of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Then come back down to earth (or water, rather) touching back in the harbor with a splash, having enjoyed a one-of-a-kind view of this unique Canadian city.

Please note: flight times are approximate and subject to change depending on weather conditions and weight limits.
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Harbour Air Seaplanes
Your scenic seaplane flight departs from Vancouver's bustling harbor and takes you on a 20-minute flight around the city's skyline and surrounds
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Landing with an exhilarating spray of water on touch down, you return to earth (or sea!) having gained a unique birds-eye perspective of Vancouver. On your seaplane tour of Vancouver, you'll soar in the sky for 20 minutes and discover Vancouver as well as the spectacular Olympic venues from a bird's eye view.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • All passengers travelling must be ambulatory in order to fly. A mobility assistance device, such as a wheelchair or cane, may be used by a passenger to get from the terminal to the aircraft, however, passengers must have the ability to walk on and off the aircraft with minimal or no assistance.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please present photo ID at check in.
  • Check in 30 minutes prior to flight time.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Harbour Air Seaplanes

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Vancouver Seaplane Tour?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Vancouver Seaplane Tour?
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Vancouver Seaplane Tour?
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Vancouver Seaplane Tour?
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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What is the maximum group size during Vancouver Seaplane Tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Vancouver Seaplane Tour.

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Traveler Tips

  • "We went on Canada Day so it was very busy at Canada Place and a little difficult to get down to the check-in area, but on a normal day I assume it would be a lot easier." See review
  • "Stars for pilot and experience I highly recommend arriving 30-40 minutes early- the office was hard to find from the side which I approached from and it took a while to find." See review
  • "The time flew and what a smooth landing, a must when visiting Vancouver …." See review


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, Feb 2021
Amazing experience! I was afraid that the weather was going to be bad but the sun peeked out and it was beautiful! Felt extremely safe and the view is breathtaking! Whether you’re a local or you’re visiting vancouver this is a must!
Saved our trip!
, Dec 2020
This is excellent, our trip to Vancouver was late December around Christmas time was very dull and Rainey the whole time. On the last day we came across this and the skies were blue and visibility was exceptional, it gave us a high point of our holiday and left in good spirits. Would recommend 10/10
Awesome experience
, Oct 2020
Awesome experience. Nice to give a surprise to your loved ones. We were worried about the weather playing a spoilsport. But it didn't matter much as they fly quite low. So its worth flying even on an overcast day.
Friendly staff! Awesome view of Vancouver
, Oct 2020
Friendly staff! Awesome view of Vancouver! Our family had a lot of fun. Kids friendly event and great experience
, Oct 2020
This place is absolutely beautiful. Perfect view of the city and very close to everything in downtown. Highly recommend.
, Aug 2020
I just gonna say, fantastic!! I proposed my girlfriend and it was and amazing experience, thanks to the girl who attended me when I got there the pilot too !!
, Aug 2020
It was amazing, we like to fly with my friends, so this was very-very good time before coffee. Surprise was our Hungarian pilot...we are from Hungary😉
Happy ride
, Jul 2020
I took my girl for a seaplane ride and The experience was amazing and the ride made her day so special
, Jun 2020
It was great experience but get ready for smell of gas inside the cabin ! Only thing that might bother you but other then that, everything was great from beginning to finish
Incredible scenery and excellent pilot!
, Mar 2020
Fabulous! We took 3 family members and throughly enjoyed our tour! The pilot did an outstanding job so each of us could view all the mountain ranges and the city from both sides of the plane. We would do it again without a second thought! Thank you VST!

Product code: 3020_VAN1

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