Island Air - Float Plane Vacations

Approach to land at Frog Pond

First Solo for Michael Helfla July 2006

Custom-Designed Getaways by Experienced BC Outdoorsman, Michael Seib.


Seaplane Pilot Training in Canada

Enjoy the experience of a life-time while you earn your float plane endorsement. Upon arrival at Vancouver International Airport you will be met by our seaplane pilot. You will then co-pilot our Cessna 182 float plane 160 kilometers up the beautiful Georgia Strait to Courtenay on Vancouver Island.

Your seaplane training will begin the following day with practicing take-offs and landings on beautiful mountain lakes. During advanced flight training we will be flying in and out of many alpine lakes and ocean inlets, where we will stop to hike, nature watch and enjoy meals. Your evenings will be spent relaxing in a beautiful ocean front cottage and exploring the coastal communities by automobile.

Our all inclusive pricing includes:

  • Return Transportation from Vancouver International Airport to Courtenay
  • 7 Nights Ocean Front Accommodation
  • Rental Car (mid size)
  • Lunches During Fight Training
  • 11 Hours Flight Time
  • 1 Hour Solo Flight Time*

$8,950 CDN (Plus 6% tax) per pilot

(You may bring 2 guests at no extra charge)

We would be pleased to customize this trip to suite your needs !!

For further information please contact Michael Seib by phone at (250) 897-4433 or through E-mail:

* In order to solo you will need to hold an ICAO Private or higher Pilot's License




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