Flying Experiences

Learn to Fly a Seaplane

Pineville, LA

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Pineville, LA

If you’ve ever had the dream of flying your own seaplane, climb aboard an amazing experience with this introductory flying lesson!

  • Great introduction for anyone wanting to experience the freedom of seaplane flight
  • Hop into a brand new PA-18 Piper Super Cub for your 1-hour lesson
  • Learn from a FAA Certified Flight Instructor with over 20,000 hours of flying experience
  • Experience an introduction to seaplanes, preflight inspection, and a hands-on lesson
  • The runway is rendered obsolete when you Learn to Fly a Seaplane!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

Daily - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Essential Information
  • No experience necessary
  • Participants must be at least 10 years old
  • Children under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present to give consent
  • Minimum height is 4’; Maximum height is 6’7”
  • Maximum weight is 290 lbs 
  • Headsets, water, and video of flight are included
Approximately 30 minutes of ground school with 1 hour of flight time from engine start to engine stop.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
1 student per plane.
Friends and family are welcome to watch from the shore. However, there is no seating available.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent and may needs to get rescheduled if there is heavy rain, high wind, or low visibility. Please contact your experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Sunglasses are recommended.
Are there any weight or height limits?

Maximum weight is 290 lbs. The minimum height is 4’ and maximum height is 6’7”.

Are there any age restrictions?

Participants must be at least 10 years of age.

Is this experience handicap accessible?

Unfortunately, this experience is not handicap accessible.

What type of plane will I be flying?

You will be on a brand new PA-18 Piper Super Cub

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have been confirmed for this experience, rescheduling is permitted up to 72 hours prior to your booked time. Any cancellations must be done at least 14 days prior to the booked date. Once you are within the 72 hours prior to your booked time, the booking is final and no changes can be made. Failure to appear on your booked date and to reschedule within this policy will result in the loss of the value of the certificate. If you experience is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with the experience provider. 


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