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Seaplane Air Tours

Adventure Seaplanes is a Minnesota Seaplanes training & flightseeing company located and operating out of Surfside Seaplane Base in Lino Lakes and Tower Airport and Seaplane Base in Tower.  We have been in business since 1995 offering year round flightseeing and  training services to pilots and our visitors. With over 20 years in business, and an unsurpassed safety record, AdventureSeaplanes upholds the most stringent maintenance practices and hires only the most experienced flight crew. From the start of our business we have strived daily to improve our company and the experience that we are able to offer our pilots and customers. 

Adventure Seaplanes has a fleet of 1 - DeHavilland Beaver,  2 - Cessna 185's, 1 -Cessna, 180, 2 - Cessna 172's, 1 - Piper Super Cub and 1 - Piper J-3 Cub  for seaplane training & flightseeing.

The Adventure Seaplanes staff is committed to give our customers the best experience possible every day, whether we are looking after flight safety, sharing our scenic state, or just trying to make your trip to Minnesota  more memorable, the Adventure Seaplanes staff strives to be courteous and professional.

Safety

Since its beginning in 1995 Adventure Seaplanes has maintained an unsurpassed safety record, and strives every day to keep it that way. Pilot and Passenger safety are always the first concern, and we will always do what is in the best interest of those on board our aircraft. Diligent maintenance, training, weight and balance, and weather observation are just a few of the many things our staff does on a daily basis to ensure that your flight is a safe one. All aircraft are equipped with safety gear including life vests, first aid kits, ELTs and fire extinguishers.


Experienced Pilots

Our pilot crew consists of some of the most experienced seaplane pilots in Minnesota. We have a rigorous hiring process that requires a great amount of experience before pilots may be considered for a position at Adventure Seaplanes. 


Rigorous Maintenance

Our FAA approved maintenance facility adheres to all the latest safety regulations, ensuring our aircraft are always running at their best. We take aircraft maintenance very seriously and take every effort to go above and beyond the scheduled programs. We want our customers to know that they are flying on the safest aircraft.


“I found your card today and realized that I had never written to thank you for that wonderful birthday seaplane ride. I am the Retired helicopter pilot whose daughter Susan surprised me with the flight. I had never been in a seaplane before and had always wanted to fly in one. What a dream come true. We talk and relive that experience often. I have told many people about your wonderful service and I hope your business continues to grow and thrive.”

Jim & Susan. St Paul 

“The seaplane tour was unforgettable and so much fun. You are super people and professional. The windows were opened so we could take pictures without the glare!  We saw so many alligators, It was fantastic. We can't wait to do a different tour with them on our next visit to Florida.”

Pat & Mike,  Maryland

Thank you to Pilot Brian, his wife and Adventure Seaplanes for the trip/flight of a lifetime for my grandchildren.  Brian was beyond kind and informative during their flight and they loved every second of their flight and the fact they got to "take off" twice from the water and land in the water and the see the ear to ear smiles.” 

Jack, Heather & Henry

“Once you got in the air, WHAT AN EXPERIENCE! It is so cool to take off from the water flying over some of the most beautiful scenery we have seen. The experience is most similar to riding a Harley Davidson at 110 MPH and at 1000 feet. Words cannot do the experience justice, do yourself a favor and book a tour with these guys. Thanks again Brian!” 

Doug L.,  Prior Lake


“Adventure Seaplanes is a must! 
Such a great experience from start to finish! We took the ride on our last day of vacation before leaving Florida and couldn't have asked for a better ending to a fantastic vacation. We'll be back for another ride next year.”

Janie & Jim, Michigan 

“Wonderful people. We enjoyed the 30 minute ride and it was awesome. We experienced great weather and a very smooth ride. They take their time with you and get to know you, and we saw a lot of great things while up in the air. Brian was very accommodating during the flight, he did his best to help me get some great photographs! Flight was wonderful and we are thinking of doing it again. There is a lot to see all over and it's a great way to see it from a new perspective.” 

Marie W.,  Lino Lakes


“BEST EXPERIENCE OF MY LIFE.
Flying with Adventure Seaplanes was the best experience in my life Brian ,my pilot , really knew what he was doing and I felt very safe and in good hands. My 20 minute experience was the icing on the cake to a day which was beautiful, sunny and clear. I felt like a bird soaring in the sky. AMAZING. Thank you!”

Sally B.  White Bear Lake

It isn't always where you're going that counts... Sometimes it's how you get there!

Relax, sit back and let us take you on the ride of your life. Nothing can compare to a romantic flight for two. Celebrate an anniversary, pop the question.

Take the kids for a ride of a lifetime. Any special event is more memorable in a seaplane. Our seaplanes are ideal for sightseeing and photography.

Their high wings, large view windows and un-tinted glass present panoramic views and unrivaled photo opportunities. Passenger capacity varies from 2 to 4, depending on aircraft. Our experienced pilots will point out landmarks as you cruise by at a leisurely pace.

We promise you a magical ride above some of the most spectacular scenery in Minnesota & Florida.

We place our customers' satisfaction above all else. Our mission is to offer you the experience of a lifetime - a safe, enjoyable, and memorable opportunity to fly in a seaplane with the wind in your hair, the sun on your face, and with joy in your heart.

Gift certificates are available.

A Seaplane tour is an unforgettable gift, perfect for someone who likes to take pictures or likes adventure.

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Please note – because we fly a larger airplane and have higher operating costs; our minimum number of people per trip is 5 for the DHC-2 Dehavilland  Beaver If your party is smaller than 5 passengers, call us and we can try and “build” a trip with other singles or doubles!

The Cessna 185 has a minimum of 2 passengers.


DISCLAIMER
 Adventure Seaplanes is not responsible or liable for any cancellations, expenses or delays incurred as a result of conditions over which we have no control. Adventure Seaplanes reserves the right to withdraw and/or cancel any excursion offered at any time and make changes and alterations in itinerary as may be found necessary for safety of our passengers, crew, and aircraft.