Swan River Seaplanes is a 100% WA family owned and operated tourism operator offering scenic flights in Perth plus a range of other flights and tours to Rottnest Island and Margaret River.
The company was founded in 2017 by tourism industry professionals, Kristy Bailey, Troy Thomas and Dean Kingi and it quickly established a reputation for professionalism and service excellence. Troy previously owned two other highly successful and multi award-winning seaplane operations in Broome and Darwin, Kristy, through her company One Eighty Marketing, brought more than 20 years experience in tourism and marketing while Dean bought customer service excellence, in-depth aviation logistical skills plus operational background and experience.
Troy tragically passed away in 2020, but Kristy, Dean and their team have continued to build on his legacy, expanding the company’s range of scenic flights and tour packages to further showcase WA as a world-class tourist destination.
With a small, family orientated team, Swan River Seaplanes now offer a range of scenic flights in Perth, and Rottnest flights, as well as a number of top-level island and south west experiences to satisfy the most discerning of tastes.
Amphibious Cessna 208 Caravans provide spacious and stable comfort, while local insights from professional, highly trained and experienced pilots add an extra dimension to your ‘flightseeing’ experience. Our seaplane flights are also the only way you can experience a thrilling water take-off and landing, right from Perth CBD.
As the only aviation operator departing Perth city, our vision is to deliver unforgettable tourism experiences that perfectly showcase, complement and enhance WA’s most iconic destinations, products and activities in the fastest most convenient way without the need to travel by road or to take the lengthy time to travel to Perth or Jandakot Airport and go through a drawn-out check in process.
Our seaplane flights and tours are guaranteed to take your special celebration, corporate reward, team-building event, business incentive or glamorous getaway to impressive new heights, so have a look at our varied choices and book your exciting escape today.