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Glenorchy Air

91 McBride Street | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 2207
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4-Hour Milford Sound Cruise and Fly Experience
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Glenorchy Air flies from Queenstown airport and everyone is guaranteed a window seat. We are a family business which is owned and operated by Janet and Robert Rutherford. We have been operating for 25 years. We fly fixed wing aircraft in which everyone has window seat for unimpeded views. These include fly-cruise-fly to Milford Sound, as well as overflight, and coach options into and out of Milford Sound. Glenorchy Air also runs regular flights to the Mount Cook region, to Mount Aspiring, to Queenstown's local glaciers, to Stewart Island, to Otago's East Coast and to Fiordlands Doubtful Sound. As we worked on the "Lord of the Rings" movies we have a unique insight into movie locations with various flightseeing options and personalised tours on offer.
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“fly cruise fly” (52 reviews)
“scenic flight” (51 reviews)
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91 McBride Street | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 2207
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow words can’t describe how amazing this experience this! On a week long trip to queenstown we wanted to see Milford Sound but didn’t want to spend 4+ hours each way in the bus or driving. Whilst it was a little expensive, we took the...More

Thank Alex U
Reviewed 2 days ago

A friend of mine highly recommended them and was blown away. Flight was breathtaking and even though I'm not a great flyer, I felt super safe and very comfortable with them. Our pilot was awesome, funny kind and super knowledgeable. Weather changes a lot in...More

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Thank marsbar444
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thanks for a wonderful day out. The flight was amazing and Will was great tour guide as well as a fantastic pilot. Milford sound was stunning. Your truly have a beautiful country and taking a flight showcases this. Worth every penny. Cheers Mary

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Thank cliffandmary
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gabrielle our pilot was fantastic - great flight including takeoff and landing... she showed us amazing views and her commentary was remarkable. Thanks Gabrielle, all with a friendly manner and smile! We highly recommend......

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Thank theresekennedy
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the Mount Cook and Franz/Fox glacier scenic flight with the township landing and loved it! Amazing views of Mount Cook, Tasman and Mount Aspiring. Our pilot was very knowledgeable. Thanks Ben and team :) Anna & Leighton

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Thank annaerwood
Reviewed 6 days ago

Pilot was awesome, view was spectacular, and overall extremely professional. Normally I’m a nervous passenger but I had confidence in our pilot.

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Thank O1060WRcathym
Reviewed 1 week ago

My party got everything they expected out of the trip. Highly recommended. It's a wonderful part of the world.

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Thank HaggisNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon visiting NZ I was advised to visit Milford Sound and see the incredible natural beauty of the place. Staying in Queenstown, visiting the Sound is either a 4/5 hour coach ride or a £200 flight. We chose he flight and it was worth every...More

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Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing, confident pilot,Katy made it worthwhile. We had the wow factor flying along Mount Cook, Fox glacier and Franz Joseph glaciers. You feel the powers of the majestic mountains.I expected the ride to be turbulent but it was not. We were gliding through it...More

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Thank omelag
Glenorchy, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you omelag so much for your great review. Our flight up to Mount Cook and the glaciers is truly a spectacle like no other, as you mention the mountains are majestic and on a clear day the views are unique. We are delighted to...More

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Danie O
23 October 2017|
Response from arawata |
As long as yo bring a wind proof jacket and sensible walking shoes or boots you will be fine.
Katie O
8 October 2017|
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Response from glenorchyAir | Property representative |
As long as you don't have huge gear like bikes or skis etc we can put your luggage in our back office.
8 December 2015|
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Response from wightm | Reviewed this property |
The flight was about 35 minutes as the do a bit of sight seeing. I often get air sick in small planes but we had great weather & very little turbulance