Seaplane Scenics Land Plane Tour

20-Minute Greater Seattle Scenic Airplane Tour

Seattle, United States
  • 20 minutes
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Get to know the landmarks and layout of Seattle and beyond in a whole new way! This short but illuminating tour gives aerial views of the Emerald City and panoramic Northwest vistas. While the pilot narrates via noise cancelling aviation headsets, you'll fly by such icons as the Space Needle, the University of Washington, Lake Union and Lake Washington. When the weather cooperates, Mt. Rainier shows off her glorious snow-capped glory.
  • View Seattle's unique landscape of hills, vast waterways, unique architecture and an active volcano, from above
  • Enjoy a personal narration of the panoramic Northwest views
  • Get up close to several Northwest icons, including the Space Needle, Lake Union and the University of Washington
  • Witness the stunning showcase of Mt. Rainier (weather permitting)

What's Included

  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Live commentary on board
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Skyservice / Leading Edge Jet Center
    8555 Perimeter Rd S, Seattle, WA 98108, USA

    Seaplane Scenics land based tour: Skyservice / Leading Edge Jet Center 8600 Perimeter Road South Seattle WA 98108 Free parking. Your pilot will meet you in the reception area to the Right as you walk in the lobby. Thank you

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Space Needle (Pass By)

Seattle's Best Tours (Pass By)

Lake Union (Pass By)

Lake Washington (Pass By)

University of Washington (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Infants under 2 year old may lap ride no charge
  • Service animals must be able to lap ride
  • All passenger weights must be advised at time of booking. Failure to provide accurate weight will result in flight cancelation without refund.
  • Must be able to climb into the plane unassisted
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 3 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Traveller Tips

I recommend this scenic view for folks who are new to the city.
If you're visiting Seattle for the first, like I did, this is an amazing experience for you not to pass up!


105 reviews
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
Reviews by Viator travellers.
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The tour guide was great...
Manuel_R, June 2023
The tour guide was great have a detailed description of the surrounding areas and some information about the plane. Definitely something fun to experience and it was worth the money.
Jereme_P, May 2023
Excellent experience with a piolit with a lot of hours and exercise, the trip was amazing informing as definitely recommend
Best experience ever,...
Laura_A, May 2023
Best experience ever, would defenetly be doing it again ❤️ enjoyed the views with my family. Loved seeing the space needle from the top.
Wonderful experience
Tammy_M, May 2023
Our pilot made us feel safe and was very informative it was a beautiful flight and weather was perfect that day also....
Response from Host, May 2023
Thanks very much for the feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your tour.
Fly - see more of Seattle
Maryjane_L, May 2023
Cory, the pilot & narrator of tour made my experience fun and exciting. Weather was fantastic so took many pics & videos. Wish ride was longer!
It was a great experience!
Tyra_O, May 2023
It was a great experience. Our pilot is very informative. My partner and I really loved it. Thank you!
Must do for Visitors!
Navneet_N, Apr 2023
A must do activity for people visiting Seattle. The pilot gave an excellent aerial tour of the city and surrounding areas.
Response from Host, Apr 2023
Thank you for the feedback. We appreciate it.
Worth it!
Breana_R, Apr 2023
Amazing views and VERY cost effective. It was my partners birthday and I wanted to plan out a whole day full of activities. By far, this was his favorite part of the day! Our tour guide/pilot was amazing at flying and so friendly! I can’t remember his name but he was definitely in his 20’s! He did great!
Response from Host, Apr 2023
Glad you and your partner enjoyed the tour. Happy we could be a part of the birthday celebration!
Great experience,...
Aicha_I, Apr 2023
Great experience, especially with the amazing captain that made our first experience unforgettable. I would recommend it to friends and family. I’m
Response from Host, Apr 2023
Thrilled you enjoyed your flight. The views are amazing and the miracle of flight is unparalleled. We appreciate your review.
Nafiso_H, Feb 2023
pilot was very polite, he made sure we were comfortable, and advised us of safety tips as well. the tour was amazing and can't wait to book another one.
Wayne was the best at...
Daniel_O, Feb 2023
Wayne was the best at explaining the facts and showing us everything about Seattle and its history. It’s worth every second of it.
Awesome ride ..
Ashwini_S, Feb 2023
It was an amazing fly experience. We went there to celebrate birthday and it was just awesome view of Seattle city even though the weather was not that great, pilot made sure we enjoy our ride every minute😀
Wayne was great! He made...
Lori_G, Jan 2023
Wayne was great! He made us feel so safe and comfortable first time flying in smaller plane. He was also a fantastic at pointing out all the high lights.
Awesome experience
Amy_L, Jan 2023
Awesome experience, we really enjoyed it. James our pilot was amazing, he had a great personality, funny and kept us entertained the entire time.
Bird Eye View of Seattle!
Audrianna_W, Jan 2023
We enjoyed this plane tour as we got to see Seattle from a unique point of view! Our pilot was very knowledgeable about different landmarks and Seattle and we appreciated the insight he had to offer. We very much enjoyed ourselves and would recommend this to anyone!
Loved it!!!
Zorya_G, Jan 2023
the whole tour was fantastic! Such a cool experience and the pilot was amazing! definitely recommend!!!
Birds eye view of home.
Edu_A, Dec 2022
Flying over our apartment in downtown. We have grate few of the hall city from home, but birds eye view was the best and worth it. I felt safe and it was fun.
Fly in SEA
Tunda_K, Dec 2022
Great experience. The pilot was great. He knew the city well. I recommend this if you are in SEAfor sure
Response from Host, Jan 2023
Thank you for the feedback. We really appreciate it.
Good Vibes!
Ismaelite_L, Dec 2022
Booked this tour as a birthday surprise for my fiancé. The views were fantastic and thankful the weather was nice. Our Pilot Wayne was a fantastic tour guide and knowledgeable around the area!
Would definitely recommend
Jimmie_D, Dec 2022
Excellent narration of the sights and information related to them. Smooth ride and flight. Wayne was a great pilot.