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Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours

594 New South Head Rd | Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
+61 2 9974 1455
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Scenic flight show cases Sydney and its wonderful Beaches

Checked in last Monday for what turned out to be a 50 minute scenic flight on de havilland Beaver... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
robcobs
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Sydney, Australia
A Fabulous Flying Experience

A flight on a seaplane had been on my 'bucket list' for years and our flight with owner and chief... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Stephen E
,
Burgess
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Fabulous Seaplane flights around Sydney - 15 and 30 minute scenic flights and sensational fly and dine lunch packages to restaurants on the Hawkesbury River and Day Trips and a range of Gourmet Picnics to beautiful Palm Beach. A must-do for all visitors. Professional, highly experienced crew - Australian owned and operated. Flights from Rose Bay in Sydney Harbour and from our northern base at Palm Beach. Call Jenny anytime to make a booking.
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594 New South Head Rd | Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
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+61 2 9974 1455
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked in last Monday for what turned out to be a 50 minute scenic flight on de havilland Beaver 2 sea plane which was a magnificent experience. Taking a tender out to meet the white silver and blue float plane we were welcomed aboard by...More

Thank robcobs
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A flight on a seaplane had been on my 'bucket list' for years and our flight with owner and chief pilot, Steve Krug, really delivered on our expectations. The views from the aircraft were spectacular. The height and speed of our flight along with Steve's...More

Thank Stephen E
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Stephen - thanks so very much for taking the time to write this great review. As always, we're really thrilled that you enjoyed the flight with us. Hope to see you again sometime. Best wishes - Steve. (I will pass your comments on to the...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Is the only way to see how vast and beautiful Sydney and its environs is. One man, one plane and wonderful friendly service. We were met at Rose Bay and taken to the plane which had landed in the bay. There were the two of...More

Thank carolsR3317RA
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thanks so very much for your great review. We're really pleased you enjoyed the flight and the extra landing and take-off. We appreciate the time taken to send the review. Best wishes - Jenny & Steve

Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had to change our booking twice due to unforeseen circumstances, and we were accommodated on each occasion with no fuss, so thank you. Last Sunday 12.15pm as per detailed instructions, we were met by the very friendly & chatty Richard at the pier and...More

Thank ANTHONY M
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Many thanks for your comprehensive and positive review - I recall the flight well and enjoyed your company. Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to write your review. Best wishes from all at Sydney By Seaplane. Steve Krug

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous day, Steve is a superb pilot and he and his team were a total delight, relaxed, fun and just made our day to Berowra Waters Inn for lunch such a special occasion, highly recommended A +++

Thank Auskiwi3
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for your great review - we are really pleased you had such a great time. We appreciate very much the time you have taken to send in your review. Kindest regards - Steve .

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Taken to Cottage Point Inn for a sensational lunch....heroic pilot Steve waited on the river nearly an hour in a torrential storm before picking us up.Truly memorable day. The food was excellent and when the heavens opened and the restaurant lost power they remained highly...More

Thank GGCag
SydneyBySeaplane, Manager at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hello again - and I do remember this flight well. Sydney really put on a show for us. Thanks folks for sending your review in - it is very much appreciated. Hopefully I will have the pleasure of your company again some time. Best regards...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Despite living in Sydney for 20 years this was my first seaplane trip and I cannot recommend this highly enough. Swish cafe terminal in Rose Bay, breath-taking views and a world class lunch with matching wines at Berowra Waters. A perfect day!

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We've had several trips up to lunch on Sydney Seaplanes but most recently we had a romantic picnic adventure. The new terminal is great! With a cafe/restaurant/bar which is great to visit on its own. We were dropped on a secluded beach in the Hawkesbury...More

Thank JeniAAA
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic day flying from Palm beach to Catalinas for lunch and then back. My wife normally hates flying in small planes but loved this and she wasn't the only nervous flyer on the flight. Steve is a fantastic pilot, he relaxed everyone from...More

Thank Gaddo8
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Many thanks for your great review. We're very happy that you enjoyed your flights with us and lunch at Catalina's. It was good to meet you. Cheers - Steve

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We selected the picnic on palm beach. The whole trip was well organised with everything working like clockwork. The flight was amazing - very smooth and Steve was a great pilot. The views of the northern beaches were stunning - the speed and low flying...More

Thank Martin H
SydneyBySeaplane, Owner at Sydney By Seaplane - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Your review is very much appreciated. Thank you. Our Picnic's are very popular - no short cuts with the food that's for sure. So pleased you enjoyed all aspects of the day. Cheers - Steve

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