Ascending to New Heights

Seeking an extraordinary adventure that guarantees an exclamation of "Wow, just wow!"?

Paradise Seaplanes is the answer. Offering the exhilarating opportunity to witness the captivating beauty of Australia’s Sunshine Coast from the sky, this experience truly soars above the ordinary.

What sets Paradise Seaplanes apart from other aerial tours is the unique aspect of travelling in an authentic, vintage ex-military seaplane, fondly known as a “warbird”. These rare and meticulously maintained aircraft evoke a sense of nostalgia and charm that blends perfectly with the thrill of adventure. And it’s not just about the journey; the excitement starts from the moment the seaplane takes off from Maroochy River, gently lifting into the air, ready to glide over stunning landmarks.

Seaplane flies to the Glass House Mountains

Ranked Top 10% Worldwide on TripAdvisor

The seasoned team of aviators at Paradise Seaplanes, spearheaded by the highly respected pilot Shawn Kelly, ensures an experience that’s as enriching as it is thrilling. From providing insightful commentary on the region’s landmarks to prioritizing passenger comfort and safety, the team’s dedication is evident. This level of personalised attention and care has propelled Paradise Seaplanes to consistently rank in the top 10% of experiences worldwide on TripAdvisor.

Woman flying with doors off in seaplane over Mudjimba Island

Creating Unforgettable Memories

Seeing the Sunshine Coast from above reveals a new perspective on its captivating beauty. As the seaplane ascends, passengers are treated to panoramic views of shimmering turquoise waters, golden sandy beaches, rugged mountain ranges, and vibrant towns. The sight is so awe-inspiring that even Sunshine Coast locals are left marvelling.

But Paradise Seaplanes is more than just an aerial sightseeing tour. It’s an opportunity to create unforgettable memories. Be it a unique gift for a loved one, celebrating a special milestone, or a thrilling break from the norm, every flight with Paradise Seaplanes is a standout experience. In fact, many satisfied customers have cited their flight as the best experience of their lives, lauding the unique and exhilarating aspects of the seaplane journey.

With Paradise Seaplanes, exploring the Sunshine Coast becomes a breath-taking adventure rather than just another item on your holiday to-do list. The thrill of takeoff, the awe-inspiring sights, the shared laughter, and the gentle splash as the seaplane lands back on the Maroochy River, combine to create a treasured memory. As such, Paradise Seaplanes ranks high on the list of best things to do on the Sunshine Coast.

Why wait to embark on what could be the highlight of your trip to the Sunshine Coast? Book your seaplane adventure today, let your spirit soar over the stunning coastline, and discover why, with Paradise Seaplanes, the sky isn’t just the limit—it’s an unparalleled playground.