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Address: Lucas Place, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-442 2140

Alpine Air is based in Queenstown, New Zealand and provides scenic flights...

Alpine Air is based in Queenstown, New Zealand and provides scenic flights and charters. We specialize in flights to and from Milford Sound, Mt. Cook, and Stewart Island, though we can provide many other charters on request. We have been operating on the south island since 1965.

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Stunning trip - a MUST DO!

Our pilot Elliott was great, a really friendly guy with a vast knowledge of the area. The flights were truly epic... cannot put into words how breathtaking and incredible the it... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
Kay B
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Our pilot Elliott was great, a really friendly guy with a vast knowledge of the area. The flights were truly epic... cannot put into words how breathtaking and incredible the it was to see so much of Queenstown, the Remarkables and the Fjords from above. If you do ANY sightseeing flight, do it with these guys! Loved it and great... More 

Thank Kay B
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Absolutely the best experience. New Zealand has breath taking beauty. Thank you so much for sharing.

Thank Mercury251080
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Our trip started from our hotel in Queenstown, where our pilot Elliot came to pick us up. He took us to the Air Wakatipu office near the airport, where we got on this amazing small plane which took us all the way to Franz Josef! After an hour flight of amazing and fantastic experience, we arrived at the heli-hike office... More 

Thank JoanneJM
Lower Hutt
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Whilst a fair bit extra to add to the cost of a Milford Sound Trip, Gareth (whom I accused of being too young to have a Pilot's Licence!!) gave us a great run down of where we were and what it was we were seeing. The scenery is beautiful and unless you are a VERY intrepid explorer the only way... More 

Thank Ruth H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016

An absolutely awesome experience. The scenery is spectacular. We were lucky to have a clear day - great visibility. Pete, our pilot, was very informative and experienced - a great landing at both places! Really recommended especially if you don't want the long drive!!

Thank pdwhelan52
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Teri was a great pilot - friendly, very smooth and competent and very interesting with her descriptions and sightseeing. The flight itself was quite an amazing experience - stunningly beautiful! The scenery was so dramatic. The flight down Milford Sound - actually below the level of the cliffs - was simply wonderful. Nice new plane and a more reasonable price... More 

Thank John M
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing, amazing, amazing!! My husband and I didn't want to spend the most part of a day on a coach to get to Milford so looked into the option of flying. Glad we did as it was one of the highlights of our trip. Glorious views that we will cherish for a long time. The flight was spectacular. Our pilot... More 

Thank Isabel L
Long Island, New York
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381 reviews
280 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

After our previously booked private helicopter tour with another company to Milford Sound was cancelled 3 times "due to weather"...our hotel called this company and they took us immediately (and at the same time there was supposed bad weather)...weather was fine, saw everything, great guide/pilot...and cheaper than our original tour. Great customer service...came to our rescue because otherwise we would... More 

2 Thank 5StarDivaFamily
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2015

My wife and I were only in the Queenstown area for 3 days and the weather looked pretty rubbish for 2 of them. The drive was going to be long so we e-mailed as we had no phone signal and they got back to us saying that they could do the following day. It was foggy at 8am the designated... More 

2 Thank Iandastewart
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We had only one week in Queenstown New Zealand so time was precious. We decided to take the flight mainly to avoid the long drive or 5hr (each way) coach journey. We had not expected the journey there and back to surpass the visit to Milford Sound but it did. The staff were friendly, organised and efficient which gives confidence... More 

1 Thank Ashley_Gateshead

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