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Paradise Seaplanes

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The Ultimate Sunshine Coast Experience! Join us for an amazing flight in our rugged Wilga Warbird - it has more glass than a helicopter, excels at flying low and slow, and sounds fantastic thanks to it's big radial engine! Flights start at $149 per...more
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142 Bradman Avenue | On river bank, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia
+61 437 719 088
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a brilliant experience. Hubby turned 60 and never buy a present you can't do yourself as well !!!!!! We flew up to Noosa on a perfect Sunshine Coast day. Shawn the pilot is a great bloke and we had a good chat as he...More

Thank RobynMacc
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for that! You guys were a lot of fun. It was a privilege to be part of the celebration!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. I was a first timer in a small aircraft let alone a seaplane and it was everything I expected and more. I will definitely be back again. My girlfriend and I were blessed enough to sea a pod of whales which the pilot kindly...More

Thank JoshVitali
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I’m really glad you enjoyed your flight! I know you guys were a bit apprehensive about small planes, so it really means a lot to me that our team was able to make you comfortable, and that you had such a good time. I enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing day for our little family! Thank you Shawn, the flights were spectacular. To see the huge pod of dolphins (approx 20) and the mother whale and baby calf - once in a lifetime!! Highly recommended.

1  Thank Brett K
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Totally amazing experience, would highly recommend it. 5 stars for Shaun our pilot. What a great guy.

Thank alex p
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you! I’m really glad you enjoyed your flight! And thanks for the pilot review😎.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

I did the Maroochy River to Caloundra return flight on Sunday morning in beautiful weather. Shawn is a safe and professional pilot who provided excellent commentary throughout the flight. The Wilga is a very stable little plane and the views are fantastic throughout the whole...More

2  Thank gregdc2018
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Beautiful old plane, obviously very well maintained. Thrilling experience, it MUST be on your bucket list !

1  Thank funding2018
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Surprise 50th birthday pressie. Absolutely awesome way to experience the Sunshine Coast, whether visiting or living on the Coast. Our Pilot Shawn was friendly and professional and it was a fantastic experience. Would not hesitate to recommend to anyone!

Thank wdlocky
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend. Shawn was an amazing pilot and so informative. We had the most amazing weather. This is a must do on the Sunny Coast. We are definitely going again. We had the long flight. Next time we are going on a short flight with...More

Thank Deb09
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

I’m so glad you enjoyed your flight. We did have a beautiful day, and Double Island Point was SPECTACULAR! I enjoyed flying with you guys and am looking forward to doing a “Doors Off” Adventure with you!

Reviewed 1 June 2018

Amazing experience flying up over Coolum, Sunshine Beach and Noosa - epic aircraft and a fantastic pilot - thank you - we will be back again when the whales arrive ..!

Thank Dodge S
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thanks! I’m glad you enjoyed the flight! The best part of the job is sharing this experience and seeing our passengers’ reactions to this amazing experience!

Reviewed 23 May 2018

What a perfect way to start our weekend. The weather and our experience was perfect. Taking off on the Maroochy River and flying out to the river mouth and up to Noosa and return. We saw the coast from a different angle and the dolphins...More

Thank lizandwayne7
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you! I think that the best part of my job is sharing this awesome experience with new friends!

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Response from philo809 | Reviewed this property |
Flight times are dependent on the trip you book, check out their website which gives details of where they fly, for how long and for what cost. Hope that helps.