San Juan Islands Seaplane Tour: Departing Renton -Wiley Post Seaplane Base

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Here's something for your bucket list if you happen to be in San Juan. Your journey begins 9a.m. at Wiley Post Seaplane Base. Wiley Post Seaplane Base is located at 1000 Perimeter Road West in Renton, Wash. Your seaplane trip lasts for two and a half hours. If the weather is inclement, the flight will be cancelled, and you will receive a full refund.

All passengers will be supplied with a pair of noise canceling headsets to enable hearing the pilot's personal narrations. On the seaplane, you'll be taken along Lake Washington, the floating bridges, and the San Juan Islands chain. Children under 12 must be acompanied by an adult.

You will love the views of Seattle's skyline, the Cascade, and Olympic Mountain ranges. The seaplane will take flight from South Lake. You will be able to fly over the sea life and see the creatures like whales. The seaplane is big enough to seat six passengers.

The Wiley Post Seaport Base was opened in July 1947. The seaport base was named for Wiley Hardeman Post, who was the first pilot to fly solo around the world and was Known for high altitude flying. Mr. Post was killed, at 36, when his plane crashed in Barrow, Alaska on August 15, 1935.

People who take the seaplane ride, give it a five star rating. One reviewer says taking the seaplane is quicker than the ferry. Another reviewer wanted to treat herself to see the orcas and highly recommends the seaplane ride. The ride is stress free, especially because of the reasonable rates. Riding in the seaplane is much smoother than riding inside of the commercial airlines.

Seaplane Scenics is the ultimate choice for experiencing a float-plane tour of the San Juan Islands and environs. Depart the Wiley Post Seaplane Base:   1000 Perimeter Road West Renton WA 98057.  Enter the Renton Airport from Rainier Ave, turn left, drive to the end of the road to the spacious free parking.   Park near the US Customs Building and walk over the grassy knoll to the waterfront.  Leave long drives and traffic behind to get a complete, succinct orientation of Seattle, Pacific Northwest mountain, and the Puget Sound. There's simply no better way to get familiar with the Northwest than by soaring over it. Our customers are provided with comfortable, noise cancelling headsets to clearly hear the pilot's personal narration during the flight. Our professional, knowledgeable and enthusiastic pilots will point out historical sites, interesting features and fun facts throughout your excursion. Among many of the captivating views you'll enjoy are — Lake Washington and it's distinct floating bridges, sweeping views of Seattle's skyline, the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, flying across the straits of Juan de Fuca and through the San Juan Island chain. Providing flexibility to suit customer needs, our tours are available throughout the year. We are dedicated to providing customers with a safe, comfortable and memory making experience. We look forward to taking you to new heights!

Pickup & Return:
Wiley Post Seaplane Base (W36) 
Renton, WA 98057.
Seaplane Scenics departs the Will Rogers & Wiley Post Memorial Seaplane: (North West end of the Renton Airport.)

1000 Perimeter Road West
Renton WA 98057.
Departure Times: Tours available starting at 9:00am
On the hour throughout the day
Last tour 2 hours prior to sunset

All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

  • Noise cancelling headsets
    Pilot narration
    Small group tour

Does not include:
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Subject to weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, options provided are to choose an alternative date or receive a full refund.
    All passenger weights must be advised at time of booking.
    Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
    Gratuities are optional.
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San Juan Islands Seaplane Tour: Departing Renton -Wiley Post Seaplane Base: Carillon Pt, Kirkland
Available Now until 4/30/2019 View Detailed Schedule
Departure from the Carillon Point marina in Kirkland. Restaurants, coffee, and retail shops on site with pay parking, even Valet parking.
San Juan Islands Seaplane Tour: Departing Renton -Wiley Post Seaplane Base: Wiley Post Renton Base
Available Now until 4/30/2019 View Detailed Schedule
Wiley Post Seaplane Base is located at the South end of Lake Washington in Co-located with the Renton Municipal Airport. It is a beautiful outdoor park with limited facilities but free parking.

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