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Paradise Seaplanes

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The Ultimate Sunshine Coast Experience! Join us for an amazing flight in our rugged Wilga Warbird - it has more glass than a helicopter, excels at flying low and slow, and sounds fantastic thanks to it's big radial engine! Flights start at $149 per...more
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142 Bradman Avenue | On river bank, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia
+61 437 719 088
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An amazing experience. We chose the 20 minute flight and were not disappointed. Our pilot Shawn was very informative and showed us our beautiful coastline and landmarks. Our take off and landing were so smooth, we would recommend this adventure to everyone, it is the...More

Thank DebF389
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! What an incredible experience. Gives you a totally new perspective when you see everything from above, but you're not too high up, so it's so clear. We will definitely be recommending Paradise Seaplanes to everyone. Our pilot Shawn gave an excellent commentary and is...More

Thank Connector24361243128
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We’re glad you enjoyed your flight! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this experience. Enjoyed the sensation of taking off and landing on water - so smooth. Stunning views from a beautiful, comfy little plane. Professional and friendly staff/pilot

Thank 05rellen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My daughters gave me the flight for my birthday & I have to say it was one of the best experiences of my life. The views are fantastic & we even saw whales. Shawn is a great pilot & tour guide. Awesome!!!

Thank AlicinM
Reviewed 25 September 2018

My grandsons verdict is “absolutely fantastic”, I would agree. We had a beautiful clear sunny day ( usual for Sunshine Coast) and with some trepidation we eased our way into the Russian designed, Polish built sea plane. After a thorough safety briefing we were powering...More

Thank RonB2934
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thanks for the great review! You guys were really fun to fly with. Maybe your grandson will become a pilot some day!

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

What an incredible experience. Our pilot was so engaging and ensured we captured the best bits of the coast. Best way to see the Whales too. Thanks so much

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Our trip was one in a lifetime experience with great people who make you feel welcomed and explain everything before you get onto the seaplane. It was a fantastic trip to see our coastline on the sunshine coast. This was given to my husband for...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant experience. Hubby turned 60 and never buy a present you can't do yourself as well !!!!!! We flew up to Noosa on a perfect Sunshine Coast day. Shawn the pilot is a great bloke and we had a good chat as he...More

Thank RobynMacc
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thanks for that! You guys were a lot of fun. It was a privilege to be part of the celebration!

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing. I was a first timer in a small aircraft let alone a seaplane and it was everything I expected and more. I will definitely be back again. My girlfriend and I were blessed enough to sea a pod of whales which the pilot kindly...More

Thank JoshVitali
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

I’m really glad you enjoyed your flight! I know you guys were a bit apprehensive about small planes, so it really means a lot to me that our team was able to make you comfortable, and that you had such a good time. I enjoyed...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

What an amazing day for our little family! Thank you Shawn, the flights were spectacular. To see the huge pod of dolphins (approx 20) and the mother whale and baby calf - once in a lifetime!! Highly recommended.

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Response from philo809 | Reviewed this property |
Flight times are dependent on the trip you book, check out their website which gives details of where they fly, for how long and for what cost. Hope that helps.