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  • n  a seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water

  • The Geraldton-based Abrolhos Island Tours operates half-day chartered floatplane trips to this tropical archipelago of 122 islands, costing about $85 per person.
  • A week's sea-kayaking package costs about $1,650 and a variety of tour operators work out of Anchorage, accessing their destinations by floatplane.
  • You can just make out Palin's house a stone's throw from the public launch at the Best Western Hotel, by the red and white floatplane on the small dock out front (the governor's .
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  • Plane travel has long history at Lake Tahoe
    By Kathryn Reed STATELINE – Aviation on the South Shore is nearly 100 years old, with the first recording of planes landing in the 1920s on the water. It was a bi-wing floatplane near Camp Richardson. Swaths of land have served as air strips, plans [...]
    June 20, 2013 - Lake Tahoe News

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