Welcome to Sand Dollar Seaplanes

About Us

Experienced Pilot

Steve Harris,  operator of Sand Dollar Seaplanes, a retired Naval Aviator and professional pilot for over 30 years with over 7000 flight hours.  He holds the following certificates: Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial Pilot, Single engine land/sea, Multi-engine land, Instrument pilot. Steve has lived on Lake Gaston for over 30 years.​

Beautiful Sites

Welcome to Sand Dollar Seaplanes, Virginia's premier seaplane tour operator offering exciting seaplane tours from locations throughout the state.



Experience the seaplane flying sensation with water takeoff and landings on scenic Lake Gaston, Kerr Lake or any one of Virginia's scenic waterways.

Sample relaxing countryside while flying over Virginia's Lake Region, sprinkled with scenic homes, beautiful shoreline and varied wildlife.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Sand Dollar Seaplanes is dedicated to bringing the allure and romance of seaplane flight by providing a safe, efficient, environmentally friendly, low-cost sightseeing experience. A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorized Air Tour Operator.

Scenic Flights

we can pick you up from your Lake home, boat, river or vacation location once it is determined to be seaplane friendly! All flights subject to change due to weather and water conditions!

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Seaplane Splashing

Experience the thrill of seaplane flight!

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Contact Us

Sand Dollar Seaplanes

88 Pea Hill Drive, Valentines, VA 23887, US

(301) 606-0723




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