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Kenmore Air

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Address: 950 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
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+1 866-435-9524

Escape the ordinary and enjoy the exhilaration of a seaplane tour! Of all...

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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Well worth the money. Very professional pilot and a nice tour of the city. They let my wife sit up front. Highly recommended when in Seattle

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well worth the money. Very professional pilot and a nice tour of the city. They let my wife sit up front. Highly recommended when in Seattle

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down the best way to see the surrounding Seattle area. Easy ticket purchase, check in, and boarding along with friendly pilots and staff. Took a day trip over to the San Juan's and had a great experience. We ended up spending the entire day with the other family of 3 on our plane. This is what travel is all... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an amazing adventure! We took a round-trip flight from Kenmore to Friday Harbor via stops on Lake Union in Seattle. The views were absolutely spectacular! Tip: Be sure to pack several small bags instead of one large suitcase. Room is very limited on float planes and your return plane may be too small to accommodate your family size bag.

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San Juan Islands, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flying between the San Juan Islands and Seattle on a small plane is a fantastic and scenic experience. Kenmore makes it easy. My most recent flight was on a freezing morning. I expected the Cessna to to be cold, as well, but it was comfortably warm. I left a hat on the shuttle van to SeaTac, and they flew it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We flew to Seattle from Victoria, and it is amazing how convenient seaplanes are. 45 minute flight. Traveling in the winter months can be iffy because of weather, but we were lucky and had no cancellations. Staff are very pleasant, and the pilots are excellent - no worries at all.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful crispy, sunny flight from Seattle to Victoria. Very efficient captain prior to take off. Clear day so good see very well. Windy at times. All in all a great flight.

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Excelsior, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

In the past few months I have flown on Kemore on 3 different trips for a total of 6 flights. The pilots, gate agents, and the even the operators on the phone if you call to make a reservation are all super friendly. I have flown via float plane from Lake Union in Seattle and from Boeing field. Booking a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I took the 20 minute scenic flight on the 10 seater seaplane. Fantastic views and interesting commentary. The staff are really friendly and helpful. I would recommend this trip to anyone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I have always wanted to take a trip on a seaplane, so this was a wonderful opportunity to do so. The flight around Seattle was supposed to be about 20 minutes, but it seemend to last longer. This really is the only way to enjoy the sights of Seattle and Puget Sound. We were fortunate to have a beautifully sunny... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This was a highlight of my trip to the West Coast. The 20 minute sightseeing flight is good value at $99 and the views/experience was staggering. Seattle is a beautiful city and it's proximity to nature, water and mountains is best experienced from a seaplane! I even got the co-pilot seat. It was an almost windless day and it didn't... More 

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