Victoria, British Columbia
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Victoria Panoramic Seaplane Tour

1. Victoria Panoramic Seaplane Tour

Fly high above scenic Victoria BC and explore its beautiful scenery by seaplane. This thrill-a-minute tour will reveal a spectacular landscape and unforgettable aerial views. The Panoramic Seaplane Tour of Victoria will glide over the Olympic Mountains and along the Victoria waterfront to the white sand beaches of James and Sydney Islands. From here the tour heads north to the Saanich Peninsular and over the famous Butchart Gardens before returning back to Victoria Harbor. It is an experience not to be missed, especially if time is limited in Victoria and the photo opportunities just cannot be bettered. A fantastic day out for aviation lovers.

Victoria: Extended Panoramic Tour by Seaplane

2. Victoria: Extended Panoramic Tour by Seaplane

Experience exhilarating views over the rugged coastline of Victoria. Guests should meet at the Vancouver Seaplane Terminal, Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre for this half-hour tour. This is the most popular tour from Victoria Harbour for a reason. The perfect introduction to seaplane aviation, enjoy 30 minutes of adrenaline pumping views of downtown Victoria, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains in the distance. A real highlight of the ride is the dramatic water spray during take-off and landing. Remember to bring a camera! Harbour Air and Westcoast Air operate the largest seaplane fleet in the world with over 50 planes. Relax in the company of your expertly trained guide and fly sky high. Experience Victoria the alternative way. At the end of the tour you will be driven back to your hotel by shuttle bus.

Victoria Fly 'n Drive: Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

3. Victoria Fly 'n Drive: Full-Day Sightseeing Trip

Your tour departs from Vancouver Harbor for a mesmerizing seaplane flight over the Gulf Islands. 35 minutes later you'll arrive in Victoria's downtown inner harbor. From here the day is yours to spend exploring British Columbia's beautiful capital city. At the end of your day you'll return by coach on BC Ferries, sailing through the gorgeous Active Pass back to Vancouver. With more than 50 aircraft, your tour operator has the largest all-seaplane fleet in the world. DeHavilland DHC-3 Turbine Single Otters and Twin Otters service regularly scheduled flights between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. DHC-2 Beavers service the Gulf Islands. Cessna 185 aircraft are also available for charter.

From Vancouver: Victoria Tour by Helicopter and Seaplane

4. From Vancouver: Victoria Tour by Helicopter and Seaplane

Victoria is popular for the charm it exudes, manicured gardens and friendly Canadians. If you are in Vancouver and your time to visit Victoria is limited, this quick downtown to downtown air service is a perfect choice. Your day starts with a spectacular helicopter ride over the Gulf Islands to Victoria. You have about 6.5 hours to explore this very walkable city before a seaplane takes you back to Vancouver where you will arrive in the early afternoon. the pickup time will be 7:20 am on Saturdays and Sundays and 8:10 am on Weekdays. Includes pick-up from your accommodation in Vancouver. Times: 8:10 AM Hotel pick-up(*) Sat and Sunday will be 7:20 am or 10 am 10:00 AM Helicopter flight from Vancouver(*) 10:35 AM Arrival in Victoria 5:00 PM Sea Plane flight to Vancouver(*) 5:35 PM Arrival in Vancouver(*) 6:05 PM Return to Hotel If these times conflict with your own trip schedule or cruise ship arrival or plane departure in Vancouver, they can be changed to meet your requirements.

From Vancouver: Whale Watching and Victoria Trip by Seaplane

5. From Vancouver: Whale Watching and Victoria Trip by Seaplane

Discover the picturesque and popular old town Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia, on this all-day tour from Vancouver. Enjoy a spectacular seaplane ride through the scenic Gulf Islands headed to Victoria, one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy 3 hours of whale watching adventure and your own hours visiting some of Victoria's most popular points of interest. This tour includes all transportation, pick-up from your hotel, private residence or Airbnb in Vancouver. Return by seaplane arrives at downtown Vancouver. Sample Itinerary 7:00 am - Meet your driver at your places 8:00 am – Arrive for tour check-in at Seaplane terminal in downtown Vancouver terminal 8:30 am – Meet your pilot and depart on a scenic 35-minute flight to Victoria 9:30 am – Arrive for check-in at Orca Spirit Adventures, located on the dock next to our Victoria Seaplane terminal 10:00 am – Embark on a three-hour whale-watching tour by boat 1:00 pm – After your whale watching tour, enjoy free time exploring downtown Victoria. Recommendations will be provided. 4:30 pm – Return to the seaplane terminal to check in for your return flight to Vancouver 5:05 pm - our driver will meet you at the arriving gate and bring you back to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Victoria, British Columbia

Nice and fast service on the flight there and back. We saw 23 orcas on our whale tour! And got a bunch of hours to walk around Victoria! Lovely day highly recommend :)

It is of course a matter of luck whether you actually see whales or not. We were lucky enough to see at least a single orca and a gray whale.

What a wonderful way to see Victoria! A great adventure, and well worth it. Highly recommend.

it was an experience unfortunately it rained and the view was bad

Beautiful activity that allows us to see the region differently.