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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 1-5764 Wharf Road | Porpoise Bay, Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 800-665-0212
Website
Description:

Today, with over 50 aircraft, we at Harbour Air & Westcoast Air have...

Today, with over 50 aircraft, we at Harbour Air & Westcoast Air have become the largest all-seaplane company in the world. Services include regularly scheduled flights that connect Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Richmond, Sechelt, Whistler, Comox and the Gulf Islands. Private charters are also available to take you and your group or family to anywhere you want to go in spectacular British Columbia.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$97.79*
and up
Strait of Georgia Seaplane Tour from Sechelt
More Info
US$128.20*
and up
Glacier Sightseeing Experience by Floatplane from Whistler
More Info
US$212.25*
and up
Whistler to Victoria Scenic Flight

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 22 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Friendly staff and great service

We fly often from the Sunshine Coast to Vancouver Island...staff are always friendly and helpful. Upgraded boarding onto plane...easy to walk on and off the plane with a ramp... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Linda H
Add Photo Write a Review

22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 22: English reviews
Level Contributor
9 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We fly often from the Sunshine Coast to Vancouver Island...staff are always friendly and helpful. Upgraded boarding onto plane...easy to walk on and off the plane with a ramp set up. Price is right as compared to ferry costs...15 minutes as compared to four hours of travelling by ferry...

Helpful?
Thank Linda H
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Linda H, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are thrilled you have enjoyed our quick and convenient service from Sechelt! We are proud of our teams and we are always pleased to hear such wonderful feedback. On behalf of all of us, we hope to welcome you back on board again soon! -Harbour Air... More 

Sunshine Coast BC
Level Contributor
41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

What a great way to get to Vancouver airport. Quick, beautiful flight from Sechelt to the south terminal. Shuttle is right there to pick you up and bring you to the main terminals.

Helpful?
Thank mytrip784
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear mytrip784, Thank you for your 5-star review! We are so pleased you enjoyed our quick and convenient service from Sechelt to the South Terminal at YVR. On behalf of all of us, we look forward to welcoming you back on board again soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

In late August, I took a 20 minute flight from the Vancouver harbour to Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast. The terminal at the harbour is easy to get to and very comfortable to wait in, offering friendly staff, free coffee and newspapers to enjoy during your short wait. I ended up being the only passenger on my flight and sat... More 

Helpful?
Thank Linda H
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Linda H, Thank you so much for your glowing review! We are so pleased you and your husband have had such wonderful experiences with our teams and have been able to take advantage of our quick and convenient service to Sechelt! We agree, the complimentary coffee and pastries are an excellent way to start a trip! On behalf of... More 

Sechelt, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A great alternative to BC Ferries for getting around the south coast. Scheduled flights at a reasonable cost and they're always on-time.

Helpful?
Thank Secheltsunseeker
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Secheltsunseeker, Thank you so much for your 5-star review and recommendation! We are so pleased you have been able to take advantage of our quick and convenient service around the coast! On behalf of all of us, we hope to be able to welcome you back on board again soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor Team More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Easy to book. Easy to get to in Sechelt and downtown Nanimo. Fantastic views over Georgia Strait. Good price compared to ferries and you have a set time to go.

Helpful?
Thank Jane T
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Jane T, Thank you so much for your 5-star review! We are pleased you have been able to take advantage of our quick and convenient service between Sechelt and Nanimo! It is both the 'short cut and the scenic route!' On behalf of all of us, we hope to welcome you back on board again soon! -Harbour Air TripAdvisor... More 

Sechelt, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Nice not to wait hours before a flight .Excellent staff. Fun way to travel. On a clear day it is a beautiful flight. I have also enjoyed flying to Nanaimo.

Helpful?
Thank Localdiner61
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Localdiner61, Thank you for the 5 star review!! We are thrilled you have been able to enjoy our quick and convenient service to both Nanaimo and South Vancouver! We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service and are glad you have had wonderful experiences with our crew and pilots! Thank you again and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

Richmond, Canada
Level Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We use Harbour air frequently to get to and from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. I've always felt very safe and never had a bad experience. They have great promotions and seat sales. Way better than taking the ferry. Our son who is 11 also travels alone and the staff are great at making sure he is taken care... More 

Helpful?
Thank Angie S
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Angie S, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience on our service and for your kind feedback regarding our staff! We greatly appreciate your trust and continued business, and we will do our very best to continue to meet your family's needs in the future! On behalf of all of us we hope... More 

Level Contributor
92 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Our luggage didn't make the same flight we did, so it caught up with us via float plane, I think it had a more exciting trip than we did! The luggage made it safe and dry along with a few passengers come over to visit on same flight. Thanks for taking care of our luggage.

Helpful?
Thank Christytxgirl
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Public Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Christytxgirl, Wow! We're glad to hear your luggage had such an exciting adventure last year! Thank you again for taking the time to write a review on our freight services and we're pleased we were able to accommodate! On your next trip to B.C., we hope you'll be able to travel with your luggage and join us on a... More 

Vancouver
Level Contributor
180 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The best way to travel, fast and fun.. great pics. We are in the perfect location to fly to Vancouver and Nanaimo. We have greatly enjoyed every trip. Excellent waiting areas with coffee papers snacks etc. complimentary.

Helpful?
Thank Paul Linda N
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Marketing & Community Relations at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Paul Linda N, Thank you very much for the 5-star review and for taking the time to share your experience on our service with our Tripadvisor readers. Thank you for flying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! -Harbour Air Tripadvisor team More 

Halfmoon Bay, Canada
Level Contributor
49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Worth the views alone, a trip to Nanaimo or to the city, can't beat this route. We've taken advantage of the their special rates during off season. Or if not in a hurry go stand-bye. Even full fare is a deal. A scenic birds-eye view of the west-coast.

Helpful?
Thank Adeleatthecoast
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this review

Dear Adeleatthecoast, Thank you for taking the time to write a review (including the seat sale plug!) on your recent experience with us in September. The route off the Sunshine Coast really is a short cut and we also think of it as the 'scenic' route to the city (or Nanaimo). Thank you for the excellent feedback on our service... More 

Travellers who viewed Harbour Air Seaplanes also viewed

Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Sechelt, Sunshine Coast
 

Been to Harbour Air Seaplanes? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Harbour Air Seaplanes and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Harbour Air Seaplanes staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?