Orlando Attractions
Orlando Attractions

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 10:00AM

Heading south across Lake Apopka to the Butler chain of lakes then on to Universal Studios, Epcot, and Disney World. See all the Orlando Attractions.


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Lake Harris & Long Island
Lake Harris & Long Island

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 10:00AM

A beautiful flight to the south down to Mission Inn and idyllic Long Island including a Splash and Dash.


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Lake Dora Splash & Dash
Lake Dora Splash & Dash

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 10:00AM

A trip over several area lakes including a Splash and Dash. View the towns of Mount Dora and Tavares


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Gator Tour
Gator Tour

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 10:00AM

This Tour takes us to Lake Apopka and to Clermont. Look for the massive gators as we fly at low level along the western shore of one of Florida’s largest lakes. See the Citrus Tower and the lakes of Clermont.


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Tour Lake Dora
Tour Lake Dora

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 10:00AM

A trip all the way around Lake Dora. See Downtown Tavares and Mount Dora.


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Harris Chain & Down the River
Harris Chain & Down the River

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 10:00AM

See Lake Eustis and fly to the wilderness of Lake Griffin and the Ocklawaha River. Splash and Dash on the River while looking for alligators. Then head back to Lake Dora at low level over Lake Harris.


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


St. Johns River and De Leon Springs
St. Johns River and De Leon Springs

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 10:00AM

The ultimate eco tour! Experience the beauty and solitude of the St. John’s River, one of America''s only North Bound rivers. Land on this pristine waterway and see what Ponce De Leon did 500 years ago.


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


1 hour dual instruction
1 hour dual instruction

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 10:00AM

Unless you join our Seaplane Solo Flying Club, we cannot rent our seaplanes out for solo flying, but come fly dual with us to enjoy the hundreds of lakes and rivers of Lake County, Florida.
Planes: Cessna 185 on straight floats, Husky A1-B Amphib, Piper J3 Cub 100HP
Rate: $345 per hour

  • Recurrency
  • BFR-Biennial flight review
  • Just for the fun of flying low and slow
  • Many lakefront restaurants to choose from to beach up for the “$100 burger”
  • Fly commercially into Orlando or Tampa or fly privately into Leesburg (KLEE) just five miles from Tavares Seaplane Base (FA1)

Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Fly Out and Paddle In - Harris Chain and the Dora Canal
Fly Out and Paddle In - Harris Chain and the Dora Canal

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 10:05AM

For those who have a passion for outdoor activities. Take off from Lake Dora to take in the Harris Chain of Lakes from the air on a 15-20 minute flight. Then, land on Lake Eustis where your kayak and guide from Adventure Paddle will be waiting for a one-hour paddle back to Tavares through the beautiful Dora Canal.

2 Person Minimum / 6 Person Maximum


Venue: Tavares Seaplane Base and Marina
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


St. John's River & Day at the Springs
St. John's River & Day at the Springs

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 11:05AM

Round trip flight for up to 4 people and 2 .5 hours at the springs. As the sun shines, rainbows play across the bottom of the crystal-clear spring basin at Silver Glen Springs, a beautiful spot along the edge of the Big Scrub of the Ocala National Forest – with spring run that pours out into Lake George, the largest of the St. Johns River Chain of Lakes, north of Astor. Both a popular day-use recreation area and an important archaeological site, Silver Glen Springs showcases the delicate balance necessary between enjoyment of the outdoors and preservation of irreplaceable resources. Enjoy an afternoon swim and a picnic at Silver Glen or deLeon Springs.

*Total group weight, not including pilot, cannot exceed 700 lbs


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Hillstone Romantic Dinner and Fly-in
Hillstone Romantic Dinner and Fly-in

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Next Event: Wednesday July 04, 2018 11:05AM

Package includes round trip flight of 20- 30 minutes each way for up to 4 people and plenty of time for dinner. Fly over the vast Lake Apopka en route to Lake Killarney for an upscale, lakefront dinner at Hillstone Restaurant you won’t forget. A beautiful lakefront setting combined with a menu that features grilled artichokes, prime rib cooked to perfection, fresh delectable seafood and much more, is the perfect experience for birthdays, anniversaries, or just a special dinner outing with a unique twist.

*Total group weight not to exceed 700 lbs


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Lake Weir - Eatons Beach - Lunch Fly-in
Lake Weir - Eatons Beach - Lunch Fly-in

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 11:05AM

Package includes round trip flight of 20-25 minutes each way for up to 4 people and plenty of time for lunch. Arrive in style in your private seaplane taxiing right up on the sands of Eaton’s Beach. Or choose to bring along a picnic and we’ll fly around and find a nice beach to anchor the floatplane for your own private lunch!!

*Up to 700lbs total group weight


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Harris Chain of Lakes Bar Hop
Harris Chain of Lakes Bar Hop

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 11:05AM

Experience the most unique bar hop adventure EVER!!! We will take off from Lake Dora in search for the best waterfront watering holes in Central Florida. As we land on Lake Eustis, Lake Harris, Little Lake Harris, Lake Weir and the Ocklawaha River, we will taxi up to the bar for 20-30 minute stops at 4-5 different locations for you to quench your thirst.

 

 


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Harris Chain of Lakes by Sunset
Harris Chain of Lakes by Sunset

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Next Event: Monday June 25, 2018 8:00PM

Sunset is arguably the most beautiful time of day to take flight!! Enjoy the breathtaking views across the vast areas of Lakes Harris and Griffin on the way to the wilderness of the Ocklawaha River and Ocala National Forest. Then turn back across Lakes Yale and Eustis just in time for a flight straight into the sunset westbound across Lake Dora. Your own private sunset flight will be an experience of a lifetime!


Venue: Mount Dora Or Tavares Departure
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Lake Dora by Air, Land & Sea Pkg.
Lake Dora by Air, Land & Sea Pkg.

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Next Event: Friday July 06, 2018 11:01AM

An unforgettable way to explore the Harris Chain of Lakes.  Enjoy a 1.5 hour boat cruise thru the Dora Canal with Premier Boat Tours, disembark at the Tavares Seaplane Base to enjoy  a 15 minute seaplane flight with Jones Bros. Seaplane adventures and about an hour for a bite to eat or to enjoy Wooton Park, followed by a narrated train ride back to Mount Dora onboard The Royal Palm Railway Experience.  Please report to Premier Boat Tours at the Lakeside Inn dock located at 100 N. Alexander St.  to board the Premier Boat 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.


Venue: Lakeside Inn Docks
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Harris Chain of Lakes by Sunset Gift Certificate
Harris Chain of Lakes by Sunset Gift Certificate

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Next Event: Monday December 31, 2018 11:59PM
Sunset is arguably the most beautiful time of day to take flight!! Enjoy the breathtaking views across the vast areas of Lakes Harris and Griffin on the way to the wilderness of the Ocklawaha River and Ocala National Forest. Then turn back across Lakes Ya
Venue: Tavares Seaplane Base and Marina
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Fly Out and Paddle In - Harris Chain and the Dora Canal Gift Certificate
Fly Out and Paddle In - Harris Chain and the Dora Canal Gift Certificate

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Next Event: Monday December 31, 2018 11:59PM

Price: $139 per person; 2 person minimum; 6 person maximum. For those who have a passion for outdoor activities. Take off from Lake Dora to take in the Harris Chain of Lakes from the air on a 15 minute flight. Then, land on Lake Eustis where your kayak will be waiting for a one-hour paddle back to Tavares through the beautiful Dora Canal.


Venue: Tavares Seaplane Base and Marina
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


St. John’s River & Day at the Springs Gift Certificate
St. John’s River & Day at the Springs Gift Certificate

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Next Event: Monday December 31, 2018 11:59PM
Price: $750 Package includes round trip flight for up to 3 people and 2 .5 hours at the springs As the sun shines, rainbows play across the bottom of the crystal-clear spring basin at Silver Glen Springs, a beautiful spot along the edge of the Big Scrub of the Ocala National Forest – with spring run that pours out into Lake George, the largest of the St. Johns River Chain of Lakes, north of Astor. Both a popular day-use recreation area and an important archaeological site, Silver Glen Springs showcases the delicate balance necessary between enjoyment of the outdoors and preservation of irreplaceable resources. Enjoy an afternoon swim and a picnic at Silver Glen or deLeon Springs.
Venue: Tavares Seaplane Base and Marina
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Lake Dora by Air, Land & Sea Package Gift Certificate
Lake Dora by Air, Land & Sea Package Gift Certificate

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Next Event: Monday December 31, 2018 11:59PM

Enjoy a 1.5 hour boat cruise thru the dora canal with Premier Boat Tours, disembark at the Tavares seaplane base to enjoy a 15 minute seaplane flight and time for lunch, then return to Mount Dora aboard the Royal Palm Railway Experience.


Venue: Lakeside Inn Docks
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Harris Chain of Lakes Bar Hop Gift Certificate
Harris Chain of Lakes Bar Hop Gift Certificate

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Next Event: Monday December 31, 2018 11:59PM

Experience the most unique bar hop adventure EVER!!! We will take off from Lake Dora in search for the best waterfront watering holes in Central Florida. As we land on Lake Eustis, Lake Harris, Little Lake Harris, Lake Weir and the Ocklawaha River, we will taxi up to the bar for 30 minute stops at 5 different locations for you to belly up to the bar and quench your thirst. To add a twist, you will draw a playing card at each location, and if you have a 3 of a kind or better poker hand in our version of a poker run, we’ll even take $50 off the cost of your flight. Now that’s the way to spend a day on the Harris Chain of Lakes!!! Call for reservations.
Duration: 4 hours
1 passenger: $600
2 passengers: $300 each
3 passengers: $200 each


Venue: Tavares Seaplane Base and Marina
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Hillstone Romantic Dinner and Fly-in Gift Certificate
Hillstone Romantic Dinner and Fly-in Gift Certificate

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Next Event: Monday December 31, 2018 11:59PM

Price: $475 Package includes round trip flight for up to 4 people. Fly over the vast Lake Apopka en route to Lake Killarney for an upscale, lakefront dinner at Hillstone Restaurant you won’t forget. A beautiful lakefront setting combined with a menu that features grilled artichokes, prime rib cooked to perfection, fresh delectable seafood and much more, is the perfect experience for birthdays, anniversaries, or just a special dinner outing with a unique twist.

*Total group weight not to exceed 700 lbs


Venue: Tavares Seaplane Base and Marina
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Lake Weir – Eatons Beach – Lunch Fly-in Gift Certificate
Lake Weir – Eatons Beach – Lunch Fly-in Gift Certificate

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Next Event: Monday December 31, 2018 11:59PM

Price: $375 Package includes round trip flight for up to 4 people. Situated on the south shore of Lake Weir in historic Weirsdale, Florida, Eaton’s Beach Sandbar & Grill offers spectacular lakefront views in casual, comfortable surroundings. View the wildlife, beachgoers and skiers while enjoying delicious Florisiana™ cuisine. The selections on our fantastic menu are inspired by Chef Del Rio’s deep-seated culinary roots of Cajun, Creole, Low Country, Barbeque and Spanish cuisine. Arrive in style in your private seaplane taxiing right up on the sands of Eaton’s Beach.

*Up to 700lbs total group weight


Venue: Tavares Seaplane Base and Marina
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


Lake Dora by Air, Land & Sea Package Gift Certificate
Lake Dora by Air, Land & Sea Package Gift Certificate

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Next Event: Monday December 31, 2018 11:59PM

(The Mount Dora Trolley will be substituted for The Orange Blossom Cannonball Train between Thanksgiving and New Year''s Day; and, may be substituted any other times the train is unavailable due to maintenance or other scheduling conflicts.) Enjoy a 1.5 hour boat cruise through the Dora Canal with Premier Boat Cruises, disembark at the Tavares Seaplane Base to enjoy a 15 minute seaplane flight and time for lunch, followed by a 30 minute train ride back to Mount Dora aboard the Orange Blossom Cannonball/Express. Available Thursday through Sunday at 11am.


Venue: Lakeside Inn Docks
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com


1 hour dual instruction Gift Certificate
1 hour dual instruction Gift Certificate

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Next Event: Monday December 31, 2018 11:59PM

Unless you join our Seaplane Solo Flying Club, we cannot rent our seaplanes out for solo flying, but come fly dual with us to enjoy the hundreds of lakes and rivers of Lake County, Florida.
Planes: Cessna 185 on straight floats, Husky A1-B Amphib, Piper J3 Cub 100HP
Rate: $345 per hour

  • Recurrency
  • BFR-Biennial flight review
  • Just for the fun of flying low and slow
  • Many lakefront restaurants to choose from to beach up for the “$100 burger”
  • Fly commercially into Orlando or Tampa or fly privately into Leesburg (KLEE) just five miles from Tavares Seaplane Base (FA1)

Venue: Tavares Seaplane Base and Marina
Phone: 3525081800
Email: jb.seaplanes@gmail.com