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Kenmore Air

950 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-3523
+1 866-435-9524
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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
+1 866-435-9524

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Traveling George
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank ebcnaz
Reviewed 19 October 2017


Thank Joanie J
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

Thank gail p
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Wow, never been on a seaplane but it was a great and fun experience. The pilot we had on the four seater plane plus the shotgun seat was obviously very experienced. The entire ride was so smooth from the lift off to the landing. The...More

1  Thank BigIsKwan
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Quickest, easiest way to arrive to SJ Islands. Professional & friendly staff and easy website to navigate.

Thank wannago2015
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We've never been on a float plane before and it was a beautiful day so we booked the afternoon 20 minute round trip for $99. The pilot gave us safety instructions, told us we could put headphones on for a commentary, and off we went....More

Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great time on the site seeing your! Jeff was a great pilot and even requested to adjust route based on my request! We bought a Groupon and all went flawlessly!

Thank runnerbob123
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We took the 20 minute tour flying over Seattle. It was fantastic! The plane holds 10 or 12, I can't quite remember, and it's a smooth flight. Not queazy like a helicopter can be. You're given head phones to hear the history of the city...More

Thank AliBug
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We took a short tour around Seattle with Kenmore. The planes are 1950's DeHavilands and are really fun to fly in. Pick a clear day and you can see Mt. Rainier, Mt. Baker and possible Mt. St. Helens. The tours are a bit pricey but...More

1  Thank Terry E
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Response from bullet45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Children were welcome on our flight.
2 April 2017|
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Response from Todd B | Property representative |
Great question! The short answer is yes. Here are the specific restrictions: **For Floatplanes** Floatplane passengers are limited to 25 lbs. (11kg) total baggage weight per person, regardless of the number of bags. All... More