Adventure Seaplanes LLC May - October

12D Tower Airport, 5804 HooDoo Point Rd., Tower, MN 55790

Our Instructors are high time and experienced with thousands of hours in many types of aircraft. You will fly many northern wilderness lakes and rivers surveying the lakes for safe landing areas, docking, ramping, beaching, securing aircraft, refueling along with U.S. and Canada Customs border-crossing procedures. We have many lodges and resorts with great fishing in our area, with nice restaurants to fly to for a very fun and more advanced training vacation. This is the Real Bush Flying Deal flying seaplanes In northern Minnesota that people dream of, so why not get your seaplane rating the right way. Fly your own plane to 12D and we have accommodations onsite for you and your plane or many other lodging places without being in the big city. Our Specialty Canadian tours offer fishing opportunities, viewing beluga whales, polar bears, moose, caribou, muskox, and Arctic wolves, flying north to Churchill and above the Arctic Circle in Nunavut. For those who want to do their dream trip to Alaska, our C185 Amphib is ready to take you during the months of June and July. Inquire early for this trip.

Course Rates Hours Cost
Commercial Multiengine Sea (G44A) 4-6 $4500
Pvt/Commercial Single-engine Sea 4-6 $2100
Package rates include checkride
Course Rates Hours Cost
C172 Recurrency and BFR3 $895
C172 Basic and BFR6$1795
C185 Amphib Complex and BFR 8 $3650
Beaver Bush Pilot and BFR8$5950
Northern Minnesota Lodge Tour6Inquire
C185 Amphib Churchill Polar Bear Tour16Inquire
C185 Amphib Minnesota-Alaska Tour25-30Inquire
Cash discounts available on all aircraft.
Hourly Rates Dual Solo
Aviat Husky A-1B Amphibian (SES) $275 N/A
Grumman G44A Super Widgeon (MES) $750 N/A
Lockwood Aircam Amphibian $450 N/A
Piper J3 Cub (tailwheel) $200 N/A
American Champion Decathlon (tailwheel) $275 N/A
Twin Comanche (MEL) $450 N/A
Robinson R44 Raven II $500 N/A
Hourly Rates Dual Solo
Cessna 172, Bauman 2550$290
Cessna 185 PK 3500C$390$300
Cessna 185 Amphib 330HP Aerocet 3400$450N/A
DHC-2 Beaver Eco 4930$750N/A