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“Swan River Seaplanes and sister company Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures are the only commercial amphibious seaplane operators in Western Australia and unlike conventional fixed wing scenic flights which fly at 2000ft from the ground, the amphibious seaplane can legally fly as low as 150m, giving passengers an ‘up close and personal’ experience”

Swan River Seaplanes has expanded their operations and partnered with multi-award-winning operator, ADAMS with several new itineraries.

Following a successful trial period of Margaret River Day tours earlier this year, Swan River Seaplanes, will recommence operations next month. Running an expanded programme of day and overnight tours from its Swan River base including the new Rottnest Island and the Pinnacles with ADAMS conducting the professional ground component of the new tours.

The addition of Swan River Seaplanes to both Rottnest Island and the Pinnacles desert is a massive step forward for new and inspirational product offering in the state,” said ADAMS Managing Director, Adam Barnard.

Swan River Seaplane’s decision to expand beyond the initial six-month trial period was based on extensive research which showed a substantial gap in the market for higher-end tourism products from Perth, as well as a growing demand for unique experiences particularly from well-heeled Asian luxury travellers who are starting to dominate the Australian market. The company worked closely with Tourism WA to make sure that its vision complemented the body’s growth strategies.

“We’re passionate about tourism and we really hope that by opening up new opportunities to create memorable experiences in WA, we’ll create greater awareness about our State’s many beautiful and diverse attractions and make a positive contribution to growth in the region,” said Swan River Seaplanes co-owner, Kristy Bailey.

Feedback from their inaugural season offering Margaret River Day Tours in partnership with Top Drop Tours was overwhelmingly positive and Bailey expects their five-star rating on online travel sites to add impetus to their new offering.

The company will continue Margaret River Day Tours and also offer 3 and 4 day Margaret River Retreats in addition to the new range from its South Perth base. Taking off from the Swan River, guests experience aerial views of the Perth city-scape, Kings Park and the WA coastline on all tours.

About mind blowing seaplane adventures:

Swan River Seaplanes is a luxury tourism operator specialising in wine tours of Margaret River. Their aircraft offers the most impressive views of the spectacular southern coastline of Western Australia, giving you a once-in-a-lifetime view of this impressive landscape as you fly to Western Australia’s famous Margaret River wine region. Explore the region with a guided visit to hand-picked wineries, taste award-winning wines and enjoy a gourmet winery meal before flying back to Perth to land on the Swan River.

Visit their tours page for more information on our Margaret River tours or our Groups & Events page if you are interested in a group wine tour.

Swan River Valley Seaplanes currently has a 5 star Tripadvisor rating. 



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If there is one thing that I have learnt, it is the more I see, the more there is to see! My name is Tracy Burrows and I am the managing editor of Out There Global, a community driven travel platform for both cost effective and luxury travel ideas around the world. From Jan 2014 - Dec 2016 I managed the LatestSightings.com blog (a United Nations World Summit Award Winner: Culture & Tourism 2016 & National Geographic partner). I was also consulting editor at MOZambique Magazine, and contributor at Sawubona. Prior to my career I obtained a tourism marketing degree, and graduated from a 2 year 'Hospitality Management in Development Program' in California. Following this I acquired a journalism diploma and since it's been all about travel and writing! And my nourishment from all those who have impacted me: family; friends; and strangers alike. Thank you for joining our journey!


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