Fares and Information

FARES

  • One Way = $89.25 tax included
  • Return = $178.50 tax included
    Frequent flyer discounts are available. Please contact our office for details.
  • Infants under 2 free (with an adult paying full fare)
  • Children 2 – 11 half price (with an adult paying full fare)
  • Seniors may receive a 10% discount at departure time (Some conditions apply)

Unaccompanied minors pay full fare, the minor must be at least 7 years old and the end decision for flight will be left to the pilot’s discretion.

  • All fares subject to change at any time without notice. Rates shown include all applicable taxes and fees.
  • Cargo Service Available: $0.50/lb + GST (Minimum $10.00 per shipment)

RESERVATIONS

Online reservations can be made up to 4 hours prior to departure; within 4 hours please call the office.

Please call 1-800-665-2359 (Anywhere in North America) or 1-250-247-9992 for a reservation on a flight of your choice.

If you happen to call after hours please leave a message.

  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit and Cash.
  • When booking a flight over the phone we require a credit card to confirm your reservation.

PREFLIGHT INFORMATION

Baggage Allowance: 25lbs per passenger (excess charge applied @ $0.53/lb includes GST) Please contact the office prior to the day of travel for the possibility of alternate arrangements.

Check-In: Minimum 15 minutes prior to departure.

Cancellation Fees: Changes and cancellations may be made up to 48 hours prior to departure.

Pets: We welcome crated pets on board. *Anyone with serious pet allergies please inform our customer service agent.

VANCOUVER FLOATPLANE TERMINAL
4640 Inglis Drive (Near South Terminal)
In Vancouver your pilot will check you in just prior to your flight.

GABRIOLA ISLAND FLOATPLANE TERMINAL
Silva Bay Resort, 3383 South Road

SCHEDULE AND FARES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

PASSENGER ASSISTANCE

For passengers who may need assistance getting in or out of our aircraft we have ramps located at Silva Bay and YVR for your convenience. There may also be the need for extra assistance and we will be happy to aid our passengers in any way possible. When making your reservation please inform our customer service agent that you will utilize a ramp or may need other assistance.

TRANSPORTATION

Please inform staff if you are in need of a taxi upon arrival at your destination.

If in Gabriola contact Gabriola Taxi at 1-250-247-0049 or;

If in Vancouver contact Richmond Taxi at 1-604-272-1111 and be sure to ask for pickup at Seair building in the South Terminal of YVR. You are minutes away from the main terminal at YVR by taxi.

City Bus also available in Vancouver
The Vancouver city bus (C92) operates directly from our Vancouver terminal to the Bridge Port Station along the sky train route of the new Canada Line. A quick and economic way to travel to and from the float plane terminal to downtown Vancouver. Unfortunately this bus does not operate on Sundays or holidays.

CHARTER AND SCENIC FLIGHTS

Charter and Scenic flights available to countless destinations during daylight hours along the west coast of British Columbia. Please call 1-800-665-2359 or locally at 1-250-247-9992 to learn more about possible locations and rates.

SAFETY (MISSION STATEMENT)

Gulf Island Seaplanes is committed to providing the highest standards of quality while maintaining a safe and healthy working and business environment for our employees, contractors, and passengers.

Gulf Island Seaplanes believes that safety is not spoken, but demonstrated by continually behaving in a manner which places safety as the priority in all operational decisions. This is achieved by adhering to the company’s core safety values in the decision-making process.

These values are:

  • Safety is Everybody’s Responsibility;
  • Safety has to be Built Into Every Part of Our Operation; and,
  • Involvement in Safety is Essential.