Charter seaplane Seattle to Stehekin Flights. One hour from Seattle!
Spend your time enjoying Stehekin, not getting there. Your 60 minute scenic flight to Stehekin will be an experience in itself. Enjoy the breath taking aerial views of Glacier Peak and the snow capped Cascade Mountain Range on your scenic flight. Descending into the Chelan Valley and Lake Chelan, you will see the beauty of the deepest canyon in North America while on approach to Stehekin Landing.
Our Dehavilland Beaver DHC-2 seaplanes seat up to six passengers (depending on passenger size and weight) and our Dehavilland DHC-3 Turbine Otter seats up to 10 passengers. Chartering the aircraft allows you to leave on your schedule. With our fleet of four aircraft we can accommodate groups of 28 passengers.
Stehekin is a popular destination for hikers. We offer a great option for those hiking one way in or out of Stehekin to fly one way. With hikers and packs, we generally seat the Dehavilland Beavers to 5 passengers to allow for the additional hiking pack weights. Our Otter handles 10 hikers and packs no problem.
NW Seaplanes offers the most affordable charter seaplane day trip flights to Stehekin. You can charter a seaplane for the day. Stehekin offers a number of activity options for a day trip or overnight stay. There are multiple options for accommodations. The Lodge at Stehekin and the Silver Bay Inn are just a couple options for Stehekin lodging. 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 Stehekin, so feel free to give us a call and plan your seaplane trip.
We are located on South Lake Washington approximately 15 minutes from the Seattle Airport and downtown Seattle. We offer a complimentary shuttle to and from Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport.
6 passenger Dehavilland Beaver – $1854 | One way OR Same day round trip
10 passenger Dehavilland Otter – $3502 | One way OR Same day round trip
Standby rates (for same day round trips):
Dehavilland Beaver – $200 per hour | $250 per hour (July & August)
Dehavilland Otter – $250 per hour | $350 per hour (July & August)