Milford Sound Scenic Flight from Queenstown

Highlights

  • 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.

Summary

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 hour
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Why take this tour?

Experience Milford Sound by air on this scenic flight from Queenstown. Flying you over the highest peaks in Fiordland and their ancient glaciers. Get an aerial perspective of Milford Sound, as you fly beside Mitre Peak and both Bowen and Stirling Falls. Your return flight to Queenstown is via the famous Sutherland Falls and over the magnificent mountains and lakes of the Fiordland National Park.

What’s included?

  • Scenic flight

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Personal expenses

  • Food and drink

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Before you book

  • Duration: 1h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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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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