Where to catch your plane

Seaplanes need water to depart or arrive on and this sometimes makes locating the seaplane dock a bit tricky. Following are detailed instructions and maps to assist you in finding your destinations.

downtown Vancouver (Westin Bayshore Hotel Marina – float plane dock)

Address: 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver

Directions: We arrive/depart from the “Westin Bayshore Hotel marina”, located at 1601 Bayshore Drive at the foot of Cardero Street. The marina is located at the back of the Hotel next to the LIFT Restaurant at 333 Menchions Mews.

When taking a cab: ask the driver to take you to the “Lift Restaurant – behind the Westin Bayshore Hotel” for vehicle access to the dock.

 
Maple Bay (Maple Bay Marina – float plane dock)

Address: 6145 Genoa Bay Rd, Maple Bay Marina, Maple Bay

Directions: “Maple Bay Marina Gas Bar”, at the end of the docks. Maple Bay is located approximately 15 minutes from Duncan. Please note that the dock we arrive/depart from is NOT “Maple Bay Government Dock” or “Maple Bay Yacht Club”or “Birds Eye Cove Marina”.

When taking a cab: ask the driver to take you to “Maple Bay Marina” to the dock.

 

Vancouver Airport (Richmond – South Terminal / Seair seaplane terminal)

Address: 4640 Inglis Drive, Richmond

Directions: “Seair seaplane terminal”, is a 5-8 minute taxi ride from the Main Terminal at Vancouver International Airport. The Seair Seaplane Terminal has a bluish green roof and is beside the Flying Beaver Bar.

When taking a cab: ask the driver to take you to the “South Terminal – Seair dock” for vehicle access to the dock.


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