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Van City Seaplanes' On-Demand Charters

COVID-19 UPDATE: All passengers and crew on Van City Seaplanes aircraft would like to remain healthy and safe. If you have had contact with COVID-19, are experiencing symptoms, have travelled abroad and not completed appropriate quarrantine, etc you may be denied boarding on any Van City Seaplanes' aircraft. 

ALL PASSENGERS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR CUSTOMER PROVIDED MASKS from the time of boarding to the time that you are socially distant from any Van City Seaplanes' aircraft or personnel. 

Your personal contact details will be retained on file if any exposure to COVID-19 is discovered to enable us to share information with health officials or Transport Canada. 

Due to COVID-19, flight availability and flexibility may be significantly diminished this year. Please check back with us to find out what we have available. 


Our flexible schedule and personalized flight services have combined to provide Vancouver's coastlines with efficient and convenient transit to a variety of destinations.

Our mission:

To get our passengers where they want to go with ease, convenience and time to spare.

Our method:

We collect a list of requests from our customers and build a schedule to best cater to the preferences and restrictions of each and every passenger.

How to get on the flight:
Simply set up a customer profile, enter your preferred flights into our booking request terminal, and reserve your seat with a credit card. If you have any questions, concerns or special circumstances surrounding your travel plans, our team would be happy to help. **For flights within the "shoulder season" (after Labour Day Longweekend) please call Reservations at 604-716-0536 to inquire about availability.

What's Next?
Once we have you on our list of requests, we work with your flexibility and time constraints to determine the flights available that will best suit you.

If your preference is unavailable or there are any changes, we will be in contact with you. Our first mode of communication will be the email address you have provided during the booking process. Please ensure your contact information is up-to-date and includes home as well as cell phone numbers or a method to get hold of you on the day you are flying.

We encourage our passengers to confirm their flight time 24-48 hours prior to flying. Please call Reservations at 604-716-0536.

Flying With Van City Seaplanes?

For those who are flying with Van City Seaplanes, please review the passenger information here.

About Van City Seaplanes


Van City Seaplanes was incorporated in 1999 and serviced the BC South Coast until 2006 under the branding of Amigo Airways. Now back in service, Van City Seaplanes is serving the BC South Coastal Region as a Charter Seaplane operator. Our focus is to provide reliable seaplane charter service to all locations and communities who require our expertise. Van City Seaplanes is quickly re-establishing itself in the charter seaplane market and are readily available to provide service for your next getaway. Door to door service from your home city to your cabin, boat, camp site, or your island getaway.


Our Fleet

We operate a fleet of well maintained, comfortable seaplanes for your travelling needs. For those who are curious about some of the technical details, please read further.
Cessna 182

DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver


Van City Seaplanes is available for charter service to and from any of the following locations. For custom charter service, please drop pins on the map to calculate a more personalized charter. Let us know where you're going!

Savary Island, Hernando Island, Cortes Island, Hornby Island, Denman Island, Powell River, Campbell River, Port Albernie, Sechelt, Hornby Island, Nanaimo, Gabriola, Valdez, DeCourcy Group, Thetis Island, Saltspring Island, Galiano, Pender Island North/South, Saturna Island, Mayne, Victoria Pat Bay, Desolation Sound, Bamfield, Ucluelet, Tofino, Harrison Hot Springs, Vancouver YVR, Pitt Meadows, Maple Bay, Hardy Island Blind Bay, Sakinaw Lake, Ruby Lake, Whistler Green Lake, Cultus Lake, Widgeon Lake

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COVID-19 UPDATE: We are operational for 2023 Season!
From September 7th all flights will be charters, please call us to book 604-716-0536