$112 for a 30-Minute Water Aircraft Flight Adventure at FlyTheBoat.com ($225 Value)

Pensacola Beach

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Soar through the sky at up to 1,000 feet aboard an FAA-certified, pilot-operated water aircraft

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Subject to availability. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather conditions. Maximum weight 250 lbs. Must be 14 or older. Under 18 years old must have parent/guardian sign legal waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$112 for a 30-Minute Discovery Flight ($225 Value)

Discovery Flight sessions typically include 15–20 minutes of flight time, leaving space for water taxiing and briefing. During the Discovery Flight, customers will join a pilot on board an amphibious weight-shift control trike. The pair will soar high above the water, with particpants receiving the chance to steer the vessel and experience what it's like to be a pilot.


As a kid, Jeff Bell went for a ride in his neighbor's ultralight aircraft. From that moment, Jeff was hooked. Years later, Jeff moved from North Carolina to Florida so he could fly his own ultralights above the Emerald Coast. He earned his pilot's license, and has since logged more than 3,000 hours of flight time.

Today, Jeff shares the rush of flight with others aboard an FAA-certified, amphibious, weight-shift-controlled trike–or, in other words, a water aircraft. Often referred to simply as a "trike," the vessel has a 912 Rotax engine and features aluminum pontoons with wheels for taxing from beach to water and a super hang glider wing. But, instead of depending on the wind or a Medieval trebuchet to get moving, Jeff's trike comes equipped with a power unit that propels it to up to 45 miles-per-hour. It can also reach heights of up to 14,000 feet, though Jeff usually keeps it under 2,000 feet for discovery flights.

Customer Reviews

Amazing experience with great service
Alexis T. · June 19, 2014
So much fun! I wish I had brought my camera - I was worried about it getting wet, but you stay pretty much dry the whole time.
Tod F. · June 13, 2014
What a great experience for my Dad. This was for his 76th birthday present. He had a blast, and Jeff was great!
Mitch M. · June 9, 2014
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    Pensacola Beach

    8220 Gulf Boulevard

    Navarre, FL 32566


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