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Over the Alps to Milford Sound... one of the world's best scenic flights. Milford Sound Scenic Flights operate daily from Queenstown and Milford Sound, including coach, helicopter and cruise options.
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Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-442 3065
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth every single penny. The staff were so helpful and friendly, the shuttle service was easy to the airport and we had a taxi arranged for us back (all included in the price). The flight was stunning, something I’ll never forget. You go two different...More

Thank Amy-Coulter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did this amazing trip on the first day of our honeymoon and what an experience it was!!!! We had Micheal as our pilot and he was awesome, all staff were fantastic If you do one thing on your trip, you need...More

Thank JessicaaCharlotte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the 9 AM fly cruise fly trip and we were picked up at our hotel at about 8:20. The weather was beautiful and the flights were spectacular. The pilot was superb! The cruise on the Mitre Peak was unbelievable. The dolphins rode the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible trip from start to finish. Collected 40 minutes prior to the flight from our hotel (we were lucky the weather cleared as the first flight hadn't gone) the taxi dropped us off at Milford Sound Air reception. Staff were polite, friendly and got...More

Thank Kirsten A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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 3 weeks ago

Another sunny day in Queenstown. We decided to splash out for the more expensive way to reach Milford Sound and go via scenic flights. Check-in is easy and casual. The views on the way over are astonishing, and we enjoyed the flight more than the...More

Thank shambuma
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Wow! What an awesome trip we had to Milford Sound, New Zealand! We took the 40 minute flight to Milford Sound that was absolutely amazing! We got lucky with a beautiful day. The sights flying above the Remarkables, were exactly that...remarkable! See photos! The 2...More

Thank JohnN59
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Saturday was only free day for me at the end of very extensive business trip and one week traveling across New Zealand territory from Christchurch via Palmerston North, Wanganui, Taupo, Auckland to Queenstown. All the time with air traffic control solutions, meetings with ATC professionals,...More

Thank Jozef_Jenki
Reviewed 17 May 2018

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 6 May 2018

Initially we had planned to go on the flight and cruise however the weather go the better of us so we settled for the round trip. Best money we spent; weather was good to us when we did the flight and our pilot Nadia was...More

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26 August 2017|
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Response from Sheltiegal | Reviewed this property |
We went in May and we were in Queenstown for three nights. I can safely say to fly in to Milford sound... do the boat tour and fly back the same afternoon. It is not worth the bus trip. Milford Air was who we used and it... More
13 June 2017|
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Response from RPRedman | Reviewed this property |
We were cancelled for bad weather in the summer (January) but we just waited and it was out of this world so just do it weather permitting.....highlight of our holiday
1 October 2016|
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Response from TotallyTourism | Property representative |
Many thanks for your question. We have plenty of space for Campervans in our carpark and we also offer complimentary transfers from all central Queenstown Accommodation providers. Please let us know if you need anything... More