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With up to 20 daily departures, you can fly between Nanaimo Harbour and downtown Vancouver, South Vancouver (YVR) or Sechelt on a scheduled service flight. Want to try flying on floats? Join us for a scenic panorama tour and experience Nanaimo from...more
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90 Front St | Unit 1A, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 5H7, Canada
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Reviewed 12 September 2019 via mobile

Flew from Nanaimo to Burnaby ( return ), for business. Very well organized, helpful, courteous staff at every level of staff. Never once felt pressured, uncomfortable or stressed. Good job to all....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank angloaussiecannuck
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello angloaussiecannuck, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and fellow TripAdvisor users! The convenience of our service and exceptional staff are what so many of our passengers appreciate, and we are happy to hear you think so as well!  We...More

Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

It was promoted as a 40 minute tour of the Strait of Georgia, but it was a round trip flight to Sechelt with a 4 hour wait for the return flight to Nanaimo. We enjoyed walking around Sechelt for 4 hours, but that was not...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

Aaron, we work hard to ensure tours are accurately advertised to amp up excitement and ensure our guests are matched with their ideal adventure! We are sorry to hear this was not the case. We'd appreciate some time to look into this for you, and...More

Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

If you don't need a car where you are going, fly Harbour Air. Incredibly convenient, fast and extremely friendly. Love the safety video! Not that much more than the Ferry and worth every penny (if we still had pennies).More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CanadaTravelchick
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2019

Hello CanadaTravelchick, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and fellow TripAdvisor users!  We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed the experience and appreciate your feedback about our customer service. We are proud of our teams and always pleased to...More

Reviewed 8 June 2019 via mobile

We took the sea plane from Nanaimo to downtown Victoria during our honeymoon. It was a fantastic experience and it was the highlight of our trip. There was a comfortable lounge before departure with complimentary snacks and all the staff were very courteous. But the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2019

Hello Franib261, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and fellow TripAdvisor users!  We agree, the flight does provide some spectacular scenery! The complimentary snacks and beverages are just one of the many great things we offer at Harbour Air....More

Reviewed 8 May 2019

A very smooth flight from Nanaimo harbour to Vancouver airport, lots to see on a beautiful sunny morning I was seated on the right side of the plane, so I could see the gulf islands very wellMore

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Dave B
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2019

Hello Dave B Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip between Nanaimo and our Richmond (YVR South) Terminal! We agree, the flight does provide some spectacular scenery! We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 12 March 2019 via mobile

This was my second trip on a float plane ; first was with Seair which I really enjoyed. Of course, the 1/2 price flight helped as well as free parking. I also remember taking numerous cell phone pictures. Harbour Air doesn't let you use your...More

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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2019

blakeh1313, Thank you for choosing to fly with Harbour Air Seaplanes! We are pleased to hear our teams were friendly during your visit, providing the quick, efficient and safe service we are known for! As you've noticed, Harbour Air takes safety very seriously. We ask...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019

This company is great - you can get from Nanaimo to Vancouver or Sechelt in 20 minutes to 30 minutes and you are right in the heart of Nanaimo or Vancouver. From there you have easy access to public transport, etc. The planes afford a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

581suzannep, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us and fellow TripAdvisor users! We are so pleased to hear our services are not only convenient, but also offer you a great view between the island and mainland. We hope to...More

Reviewed 14 November 2018

Wow is a word used quite often in reviews but I have to say Harbour Air deserve it, from booking to reception to the flight, all was exceptional. Staff were friendly and attentive and made a real effort to make people comfortable and welcoming. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan H
HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Alan H, Wow! Thank you for your kind review. We are proud of our teams and always pleased to hear such wonderful feedback about our teams in Nanaimo. We work hard to make sure all of our guest's needs are met, and are so happy...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

I took a float plane from Nanaimo to Vancouver, and it was a great experience. The flight left from the Nanaimo Harbour, which is where I was staying and goes right to downtown Vancouver in 20 mins. The check in process and so civilized and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Dear elder87, Thank you for choosing to fly with Harbour Air! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience in detail, and stressing the importance of choosing the right fare for your needs. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed the experience and...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Easy, organized, on time, inexpensive - and loads of fun to boot. A great way to make your way to the mainland. Better than the ferry!More

Date of experience: May 2018
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HarbourAirSeaplanes, Customer Care at Harbour Air Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

randomhappiness, Thank you so much for writing in about Harbour Air! We are so pleased to hear our service was of value to you, making the trip to the mainland a bit easier and look forward to seeing you again soon! - Harbour Air TripAdvisor...More

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Hi clivecher, Thanks for your question! When you arrive at YVR we have a complimentary shuttle service that can pick you up and drive you to our terminal. Please find guidelines for pick up below. Alternatively a taxi... More
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