Charter seaplane flights to and from Seattle and Roche Harbor Resort and Marina on San Juan Island.

Spend your time enjoying the San Juan Islands, not getting there. Your 45 minute scenic flight to Roche Harbor will be an experience in itself. Enjoy the breath taking aerial views of downtown Seattle’s waterfront, the Space Needle, and the scenic trip through the Puget Sound. There will also be amazing views of the Cascade and Olympic Mountain ranges. Approaching the San Juan Islands you may even catch an aerial view of the native pod of Orca Whales.

Our Dehavilland Beaver DHC-2 seaplanes seat up to six passengers (depending on passenger size and weight). Chartering the aircraft allows you to leave on your schedule. With our fleet of four aircraft we can accommodate groups of 24 passengers.

For Seattle to Roche Harbor flights, please call or inquire about a flight via our online form.

Charter RateOne Way OR
Same day Round Trip
Layover rate per hour
DHC-2 For up 6 adults
7 with small children
$1345$150 per hour - Off season
$200 per hour - July & August
DHC-3T For up to 10 adults$2080$250 per hour - Off season
$350 per hour - July & August

NW Seaplanes offers the most affordable charter seaplane Seattle to Roche Harbor for day trip, lunch and dinner flights to the San Juan Islands. Charter a seaplane for the day. Roche Harbor Resort offers a number of activity options for a day trip. Enjoy a guided Kayaking tour or a Whale Watching Tour with San Juan Outfitters. Or take in the amenities that Roche Harbor Resort offers featuring the Afterglow Spa or have dinner in the McMillin’s Dining Room.

We can offer suggestions to activities and destinations that may fit best for you and your schedule. Our reservation staff are very knowledgeable on things to do and places to stay in the San Juan Islands, so feel free to give us a call and plan your seaplane day trip.

We are located on South Lake Washington just minutes from the Seattle Airport and downtown Seattle.

Charter Rates per Dehavilland Beaver – 6 passenger aircraft (depending on passenger sizes and weights) Rates are based on flights from our base in Renton to fly to the Roche Harbor Resort and Marina each way for the plane. If you are just travelling for the day, the rates above will be round trip. Layover or standby rates for the aircraft are $150 per hour (September through June) and $200 per hour (July and August).