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True South Flights

1b/8 Hawthorne Dr | Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Stunning views

Great flight with excellent pilot. Round trip with different views on way back. Highlight of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joanne J
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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2 hour flight to Mount Cook, wonderful

We missed out on this trip 3 years ago due to the weather but nailed it this time! Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
johnsY7314JG
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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True South Flights is the premier flight-seeing company in the Queenstown area, specialising in giving our customers a seamless and personal experience on flights around the Southern Alps of New Zealand and beyond. We guarantee window seats for all our passengers in our high-wing aircraft.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1b/8 Hawthorne Dr | Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great flight with excellent pilot. Round trip with different views on way back. Highlight of our trip

Thank Joanne J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We missed out on this trip 3 years ago due to the weather but nailed it this time! Great experience, all the better thanks to running commentary by Terri our pilot.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic day - our pilot Peter was really friendly and knowledgeable - the scenery was unbelievably beautiful, it had snowed the day before so all the mountains had a layer of snow on them - it was awesome! The other staff were really...More

Thank Jane R
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ElliotKensington, Pilot at True South Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Jane and Derek. It was a pleasure to have you on board. You really did get the best day with all that new snow so we are glad it finally cleared to great weather. Peter and the Team at True South Flights

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience to fly from Queenstown to Milford Sound - so much quicker than road and the MOST amazing views ever. Booking was wonderful, Bridget in the office was friendly and oh so pleasant, Elliot our pilot was amazing beyond words and the...More

2  Thank Wendy G
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

We visited Queenstown in February and booked the fly cruise fly with True South Flights. It was the most amazing day. We were picked up from our accommodation and taken to the airfield. The flight to Milford Sound was awesome across the snow capped mountains,...More

1  Thank Ann H
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We were very lucky to have perfect weather the day we visited Milford Sound. One of our tour directors told us about a flight back to Queenstown and we decided it was one of those "once in a lifetime" moments. Our pilot was fantastic and...More

1  Thank Cindi C
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

We were booked to fly, cruise, fly to Milford Sound but unfortunately the weather was too poor to fly. We called ahead as instructed and were told that the flight could not go ahead. We were offered a re-booking but we were moving on and...More

1  Thank MimsandNin
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Just an amazing experience on the fly cruise fly to Milford Sound. The view from the plane was amazing!!! It's just crazyyyyy.

1  Thank MC C
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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Called early on booked day, was told flight was postponed due to weather. After few hours same happened. Next day, same thing. Eventually offered us flight only without Milford sound cruise combo for the same price.. We declined. All this happens while we walk around...More

Thank Johnny C
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Gareth A, Manager at True South Flights, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Hi Johnny C, Unfortunately your booking was on February 2nd, directly after Cyclone Fehi ravaged the west coast of New Zealand. Hundreds of tourists were stranded on the coast due to storm and flooding damage. Among the damaged areas was the Milford Sound airport runway...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

We travelled with Elliot on our flight to Milford. From the get-go the whole team could not do enough for us. My husband travelled with his wheelchair and they went out of their way to make sure he was able to enjoy the entire experience....More

1  Thank Georgia P
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