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Milford Sound Scenic Flight from Queenstown

Highlights
  • 2.5-hour flight over Milford Sound from Queenstown
  • Marvel at the UNESCO-listed landscapes of Milford Sound in the Fiordland National Park on a scenic flight
  • Enjoy aerial views of natural wonders such as Mitre Peak, Bowen Falls, and Mount Pembroke
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight from Queenstown
From US$266.96
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Overview
The UNESCO-listed landscapes of Milford Sound are even more spectacular from above. Take to the skies on a 1-hour and 20-minute round-trip flight from Queenstown; spot natural wonders such as Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls from the air; and enjoy unbeatable aerial views of the mountains, lakes and fjords of the Fiordland National Park.
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pick-up from your Queenstown hotel and a short transfer to the hangar to board your flight. Take off for a 40-minute flight to Milford Sound and admire spectacular views over the Fiordland National Park as you swoop over the snow-capped peaks, glittering lakes, and dramatic fjords.

As you circle the fjord, your pilot will point out natural wonders like the 525-foot (160-meter) high Bowen Falls, the striking hanging valley of Sinbad Gully, and Mount Pembroke. Continue towards the Tasman Sea coast, passing over the distinctive 5,551-foot (1,692 meter) mountain of Mitre Peak, one of New Zealand’s most photographed landmarks, and see the dramatic approach witnessed by the first settlers at the end of the 18th-century. As you loop back toward Queenstown, enjoy magnificent views of the Sutherland Falls and Stirling Falls.

After touching back down in Queenstown, your driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.

Please note: Flights are weather dependent - you will be notified an hour prior to departure time if the weather is appropriate to proceed.
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1 - 5 of 5 reviews

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing !

By far one of my favourite activities done in New Zealand ! The overflight with a 30-40 min landing in Milford to have a look around then fly back was AMAZING ! I’m so happy the weather pulled through and thanks to the team in...More

Thank Andrea Z
Reviewed 17 May 2018
Absolutely amazing.

My wife and I have done a lot of travelling and had some amazing experiences both overseas and here in New Zealand but this scenic flight was one of the best things I have ever done. You get a warm greeting when you arrive at...More

1  Thank bohica-nz
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile
Awesome experience!

We were supposed to do the fly-cruise-fly tour but because of the weather we flew, walked around for 30min and flew back. It was still a wonderful experience and we are glad we were able to do it. The arrival on Milford sound is gorgeous...More

Thank HoneyBeeDC
Reviewed 21 February 2018
A most do...honest

We booked the flight on recommendation from friends. Wow so glad we did, the flight in total was nearly 1.5hrs as we were lucky that we had to pickup some retuned passengers. Our pilot Ryan was fantastic, we saw views that you would never see...More

Thank mroshier
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile
No comms after flight

We left a pair of glasses and tried to contact them but calls drop to voice mail, no call backs after leaving voice mail. I guess they don’t really care once you are landed.

2  Thank Johnny C
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