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Kenmore Air

950 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-3523
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Escape the ordinary and enjoy the exhilaration of a seaplane tour! Of all the things to do in Seattle, there’s no question that flying off from the water and soaring over one of the most beautiful parts of the world is one of the quintessential Northwest experiences. Seattle Scenic Flight Tour: There’s no better way to see Seattle than from the unmatched vantage point of the sky! Every seat provides a window view on this 20-minute narrated scenic flight tour over the Seattle area. You'll view Lake Union's famous houseboat communities, the beautiful UW campus, magnificent lakeside and seaside estates, Seattle's downtown skyline and sports stadiums, the Elliott Bay waterfront and on a clear day, the stunning snow-capped mountain ranges framing Seattle. All our tours begin with an exciting water takeoff and finish with a gentle landing on South Lake Union, right in the heart of the city. Daily departures available. $99 per person including tax.Also fly with Kenmore Air to over 45 spectacular Northwest destinations, including the San Juan Islands, Victoria, BC and Port Angeles, gateway to the Olympic Peninsula. Our daily scheduled flights from downtown Seattle’s Lake Union and Boeing Field are fast, convenient and stress-free! Be sure to ask about our all-inclusive 1-day Whale Watching excursions to the San Juan Islands available from April to October.
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950 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-3523
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just did the Seattle Sightseeing tour with Kenmore and if you visit the city it is a MUST! Staff was very friendly and helpful. Pilot was very professional, did a perfect flight with a smooth landing. The trip takes you over the most interesting...More

Thank Aldo P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since this seems to be a closely guarded secret I ended up calling Kenmore Air direct to find out the price in late April 2018. At the time it as $326.00 RT for one person to Victoria. So really more of an expensive novelty trip...More

Thank Hal C
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is an easy, economical and exciting way to travel between Seattle and Victoria, with glorious views of the Olympic Mountains and the islands of Puget Sound on the way. When bad weather cancelled my flight home on a recent trip, and I found myself...More

Thank Katharine L
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Cheap and convenient air service from Seattle to Friday Harbor. Obviously, faster than the ferry that services the SJI. Timely schedules and works for those people who need service back and forth from Friday Harbor to Seattle. Plane good size with a dozen seats with...More

1  Thank Tony C
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I purchased the scenic tour for my brother and husband for their birthdays - they both commented that it was the perfect gift. We all had fun and it was a real thrill! Perfect amount of time to be in the air. Staff was all...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Kenmore air is the only way to go between Seattle and Victoria. 45 minutes and you are there. The staff makes it easy and painless. Of course it’s great fun too. It’s a little noisey and they do provide ear plugs which I use with...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Such a fun trip to fly in a small plane to Victoria. We flew low enough to really see all the San Juan Islands and other areas. The pilots allowed a person to sit in the copilot seat each leg of the trip: very fun....More

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low274
6 April 2018|
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Response from Todd B | Property representative |
Great question! We'll either fly the de Havilland Beaver (seats up to 6 passengers) or the de Havilland Otter (seats up to 10 passengers). Which plane is determined by need (how many tickets are booked), so it's not... More
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KanesP
19 March 2018|
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Response from Todd B | Property representative |
While fog isn't as common in April as it is in January or February, an afternoon flight gives you the best chance for any potential early morning fog to have burnt off.
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KanesP
1 February 2018|
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Response from nelliot | Reviewed this property |
You can do it on the day of
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