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Private San Juan Islands Tour
  • Private San Juan Islands Tour
  • Seaplane Flight
  • San Juan Islands Tour
  • Guided Hiking Tour

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Private San Juan Islands Seaplane & Hiking Adventure

Seattle, WA

From: $2310
Item #: AIR-SEA-0018

Soar over Seattle and Puget Sound to the wild outer San Juan Islands on this full-day air and land adventure!

  • Your tour is led by a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipient
  • Escape to the wild outer San Juan Islands on a 1 hour 40 minute round-trip seaplane flight
  • Land on the beach and explore the island on a guided naturalist hike
  • Indulge in a delicious chef-prepared picnic lunch amidst the island’s beauty
  • Experience the ultimate sightseeing sensation with unparalleled views of the Seattle waterfront, Lake Union, the Space Needle and more!

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  • Soar over Seattle and Puget Sound to the wild outer San Juan Islands on this full-day air and land adventure!

    • Your tour is led by a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipient
    • Escape to the wild outer San Juan Islands on a 1 hour 40 minute round-trip seaplane flight
    • Land on the beach and explore the island on a guided naturalist hike
    • Indulge in a delicious chef-prepared picnic lunch amidst the island’s beauty
    • Experience the ultimate sightseeing sensation with unparalleled views of the Seattle waterfront, Lake Union, the Space Needle and more!

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  • Experience the untouched splendor of San Juan Island on a wilderness excursion like no other. This full-day seaplane and hiking tour from Seattle takes you soaring past downtown before heading north over Puget Sound toward the wilds of San Juan Islands.

    Take off from the calm waters of Lake Washington and get ready to snap amazing aerial photos as Seattle’s waterfront gives way to the rugged coastline of Puget Sound. On a clear day, you may see incredible views of the glacier-capped peaks that fringe the horizon. During your approximately 50 minutes in the air, you’ll learn about the history and culture of the beautiful terrain beneath you. Land in an isolated lagoon, then taxi to the beach where it’s time explore the island.

    Your guide will lead you on an approximately 1.5-hour trek along forest trails and wild beaches that overlook the rugged cliffs circling the island. Learn fascinating facts about the area’s natural history and keep an eye out for local wildlife like bald eagles, sea lions and harbor porpoises. Before boarding the seaplane for your return trip, take some time to savor the island’s splendor while you enjoy a delicious chef-prepared picnic lunch.

    Celebrate the natural beauty of San Juan Islands by air and land on this thrilling Seaplane and Hiking Adventure!

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  • Essential Information

    • This tour includes a modest amount of hiking on marked trails over uneven surfaces as well as up and down hills; total number of miles hiked each day varies but may be up to 2 miles total
    • Round-trip flight is 1 hour 40 minutes in a Cessna 185 or Havilland Beaver seaplane
    • FAA-certified pilot and naturalist hiking guide will lead your trip
    • Marine conservation fees are included as well as the use of adjustable trekking poles and binoculars for wildlife spotting
    • Round-trip Seattle hotel or cruise terminal transfers are included

    Duration

    Approximately 7 hours

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    Maximum Participants

    This is a private tour for your group and is available for up to 4 participants.

    Spectators

    This experience is for booked participants only.

    Weather Dependent

    This tour operates in all weather that is safe for flying, including light rain. Please contact your tour provider with any questions about weather conditions.

    What To Wear

    Please come dressed for outdoor elements. Wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes for hiking.

    Rescheduling & Cancellations

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a confirmation, you may reschedule your experience up to 7 days prior to your booked date. Within the 7 days prior to the booked date, all bookings are final. If the date is canceled due to inclement weather by the experience provider, you may reschedule your date directly with the experience provider. 

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    1. What can I expect on the tour?

      You can expect to have a great time with friendly people and knowledgeable local tour guides. The goal is to have an amazing time while experiencing the incredible wilderness of San Juan Islands.

    2. Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

      Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible

    3. What about dietary restrictions?

      Some dietary restrictions can be accommodated. If you have any particular requirements (allergies, vegan, vegetarian, etc.), please notify Cloud 9 at the time of booking.

    4. What type of plane will we be flying on?

      You will either be on a Cessna 185 or Havilland Beaver seaplane with a FAA-certified pilot.

    5. Is there a place to store my luggage?
      Guests who are traveling with luggage are welcome to bring their luggage with them. Luggage will be locked in the vehicle used to transfer guests to the seaplane base or secured inside the airplane hanger. After the conclusion of the tour, guests may be dropped off at their hotel or at Sea-Tac airport as required.
    6. Are there any age or weight requirements?

      Yes, participants must not weigh more than 280 pounds. All participants must be at least 8 years old.

    7. Will I get wet?

      Dependent on tide levels, you may be asked to to exit the plane into ankle or knee-deep water to walk towards the shore!

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