There’s something quintessentially “West Coast” about flying to and from your destination in a seaplane. Gliding across the water in an aircraft where almost every position feels like a window seat, lifting up above the bay, cruising over bridges and byways, you see the world from a whole new perspective. Touching down in another city […]
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I love seeing Vancouver and the region from the skies, and with a week of sunshine and unobstructed views it’s a great time to consider scenic tours from Saltspring Air. Flying in a floatplane — to me — is one of those truly “West Coast” experiences. You walk out onto the dock, hop into the […]
Taking a floatplane is a quintessentially Canadian way to fly. It could be for your commute, quick escape, holiday, or your sightseeing vehicle of choice. Puttering along the water you ascend high enough to clear the trees of Stanley Park but you’re low enough to spot cruise ship passengers waving as they sail under the […]
On a recent history-themed tour of Whatcom County, I visited the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham, home to a collection of vintage aircraft and a bounty of colourful airborne tales. The Heritage Flight Museum has been at the Bellingham International Airport since 2001 and is already bursting at its seams. It was founded in 1996 […]
On Friday, Tourism Vancouver (@MyVancouver on Twitter) arranged a scenic flight for a select group of bloggers which saw us soar high above the region in a WestCoast Air float plane. Sean has a fine recap up already so I’ll simply post my photos and note that this was a really lovely experience, shared with […]