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Seattle Seaplanes

1325 Fairview Ave. E, Seattle, WA
+1 800-637-5553
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First time in a seaplane

This was my first time in a seaplane. I expected it to be bumpy taking off and landing. I have to... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Jacksonville, Florida
Great tour-too bad it was smoky from a furr

Prompt, professional, fairly priced. Took the 40 minute tour with my daughter and saw the sights... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Mark M
via mobile
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For over 30 years Seattle Seaplanes has proudly operated on Lake Union, just minutes from downtown Seattle.Our pilots have logged more than 20,000 hours of flying time and countless water landings.At Seattle Seaplanes, we take pride in our high standards of service! Our experience and enthusiasm will be evident when you choose to fly with us. We're ready to take you there.The entire Seattle Seaplanes crew look forward to welcoming you on-board our seaplanes!
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1325 Fairview Ave. E, Seattle, WA
+1 800-637-5553

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was my first time in a seaplane. I expected it to be bumpy taking off and landing. I have to be honest, I have been on commercial flights that landed on a runway that were WAY bumpier. It was a great flight and I...More

Thank JiminFla
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Prompt, professional, fairly priced. Took the 40 minute tour with my daughter and saw the sights. Only downside was the smoke from a fire in Canada obscured our vision a little. I would recommend they provide headsets so there can be decent communication within the...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I am very glad we selected Seattle Seaplanes over the larger Kenmore Air tours. The small plane (6 seater) made for a much more quaint and personable experience. It brought back memories of my Uncle Verner's plane (back in the 70's) except this time I...More

Thank Glendon R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Very personal tour of Seattle and the surrounding area. Our pilot, Yvette, was awesome! My wife and I highly recommend Seattle Seaplanes.

Thank Flyboy287
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Have been staying across the road from the Seattle seaplanes and just turned up in the morning without any booking. Luckily they had space and I was in the air in the next 20 minutes. Everyone was super friendly. The plane is very small, takes...More

Thank mona428
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My middle son Rian wants to be a pilot and so Seattle Seaplanes seemed the perfect way to motivate him to work on his grades and pursue his dream. Our pilot Yvette made sure to hammer the theme home for me when over Elliott Bay...More

Thank Brian-Sexton
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Man I always wanted to go on a seaplane it was on my bucket list and when we were in Seattle we finally went on a seaplane from Seattle to San Juan Island it was so cool you don't even realize you're taking off and...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Took a short 20 min flight taking off and landing on the water. Great fun, put it on your list of 'must do' in Seattle.

Thank NAAB
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Took the 20 minute flight with Kit for our group of three. As a SEL pilot, she pointed out a few differences between the land and sea aircraft. Even with the ear plugs, we had no problem communicating. The Cessna 210 was an old bird...More

Thank TallTrainer
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Three of us recently did this tour that took us on a 25-30 minute flight over Seattle. Our pilot was a very lovely capable woman who took us on a wonderful seaplane journey across the skies of Seattle over all the relevant landmarks including the...More

Thank Baylovers
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1 August 2016|
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Response from SolanaBeach2014 | Reviewed this property |
The plane is a low seaplane with a step up about 2-3 stairs (short) into the plane. She could sit in front as co-pilot. It's off a main road and a ramp to the area where the plane boards.
4 September 2015|
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Response from Seattle S | Property representative |
Yes, we at Seattle Seaplanes do fly in December. At this time, our Seattle Scenic Tour is $97.50 per person (plus a $6 fuel surcharge). This is a 20-minute scenic flight that departs from Lake Union and highlights... More