Seattle Seaplane Flight: Waterfront Highlights
If you are looking at going to Seattle for your vacation, then you will want to consider taking a seaplane flight tour of the historic waterfront. Seattle is known for a large number of things and their waterfront is just one of the big things that it is known for. Taking a tour in a seaplane is not like anything else that you have done. The flight will last around 30 minutes and in that time you will fly over Puget Sound and Lake Washington. This will give you amazing views that you can only get from a seaplane tour of Seattle.
The flight will leave the city of Renton which is situated 11 miles from Downtown Seattle. Here you will jump aboard the seaplane that seats six and embarks on your adventure. Fly over the homes of Bill Gates and Paul Allen. These are the two men that were responsible for founding Microsoft. you will fly over and near a number of the iconic sites that have made Seattle as famous as it is.
Your trip will be set with Mount Rainer and Mount Olympia in the background. This will provide the ideal setting for you and your party to see some of the beauty that Seattle has to offer and help you to see why this is one of the top places for a person to head when on vacation. If you still need a reason to go, then call your travel agent and make an arrangement to take a vacation out in the Greater Seattle area. It's to no wonder why this area is so popular year after year for a person that wants to take a vacation
This exciting seaplane tour lets you admire the whole Seattle metropolitan area from a whole new perspective. Soar over downtown Seattle, Puget Sound and Lake Washington on a scenic 30-minute flight offering breathtaking panoramas. See the Space Needle, spot the homes of Microsoft's Bill Gates and Paul Allen, view the awesome houseboats on Lake Union and more, all with the stunning Olympic Mountains and Mt Rainier as your backdrop.
Your seaplane flight departs from the city of Renton, located 11 miles (18 km) southeast of downtown Seattle. When you arrive at the seaplane base, hop aboard your 6-person seaplane for an exhilarating 30-minute flight over Seattle.
As you fly over Lake Washington, your pilot will point out the homes of Bill Gates and Paul Allen, the co-founders of Microsoft. Approaching Seattle proper, admire views of the skyline punctuated by the iconic Space Needle. From above, this is a quite a sight to see! Spot Mariner's Safeco Stadium, the Seahawks' CenturyLink Field and the University of Washington's Husky Stadium.
Admire the houseboats on Lake Union and see and learn about the Ballard Locks (formally Hiram M Chittenden Locks), a complex of locks at the west end of Salmon Bay on the lake's Ship Canal. You'll then soar over lovely Puget Sound.
The backdrop to this incredibly scenic experience is the Olympic Mountains and Mt Rainier, towering at 14,410 feet (4,392 meters) above sea level. Be sure to bring your camera for the amazing views! Your 30-minute Seattle seaplane flight lands back in Renton.