We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: Closed
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Tours from Paradise Seaplanes tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
68
All photos (68)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
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
Closed
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Contact
142 Bradman Avenue | On river bank, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia
Website
+61 437 719 088
Call
Reviews (130)
Filter reviews
130 results
Traveller rating
125
4
0
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
125
4
0
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bucket list fantastic experience minute flight sea plane great flight maroochy river his team sunshine coast my birthday awesome views point cartwright knowledgeable pilot glasshouse mountains great commentary visitors and locals experience flying beautiful coastline
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 130 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughters gave me the flight for my birthday & I have to say it was one of the best experiences of my life. The views are fantastic & we even saw whales. Shawn is a great pilot & tour guide. Awesome!!!

Thank AlicinM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandsons verdict is “absolutely fantastic”, I would agree. We had a beautiful clear sunny day ( usual for Sunshine Coast) and with some trepidation we eased our way into the Russian designed, Polish built sea plane. After a thorough safety briefing we were powering...More

Thank RonB2934
Shawn K, Owner at Paradise Seaplanes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! You guys were really fun to fly with. Maybe your grandson will become a pilot some day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible experience. Our pilot was so engaging and ensured we captured the best bits of the coast. Best way to see the Whales too. Thanks so much

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip was one in a lifetime experience with great people who make you feel welcomed and explain everything before you get onto the seaplane. It was a fantastic trip to see our coastline on the sunshine coast. This was given to my husband for...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 7 September 2018 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 18 August 2018

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 6 August 2018

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

1  Thank funding2018
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 nearby hotels
Wunpalm Motel & Holiday Cabins
56 reviews
1.17 km away
Maroochy River Motel
15 reviews
1.54 km away
Trafalgar Towers
145 reviews
1.72 km away
Top Spot Motel
83 reviews
1.96 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 230 nearby restaurants
The Nines Coffee Shop
101 reviews
1.29 km away
The Bradman River House
69 reviews
.75 km away
Trader Duke's Restaurant
57 reviews
.52 km away
Maroochydore Bridge Hotel
63 reviews
.59 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 48 nearby attractions
Corporate & Group Xperiences
88 reviews
2.24 km away
Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza
491 reviews
2.03 km away
Aqua Fun Park
169 reviews
2.54 km away
Jetpack Flyboard Adventures
6 reviews
2.67 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
KerrieW135
10 May 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
0
Votes