Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown


  • Visit Milford Sound, the Tasman Sea, and the Southern Alps in a single day

  • Pilot commentary guides visitors on each flight 

  • Convenient hotel pick-up, drop-off, and choice of departure time


Your trip begins with hassle-free hotel pick-up in Queenstown. Once you arrive at the hangar, check in and board your aircraft—equipped only with window seats so that all passengers can take in the panorama below. On the first flight to Milford Sound, you have a bird’s eye view of the dramatic landscapes of Fiordland National Park, guided by the commentary of your pilot. After landing, begin your cruise along the untouched waters of Milford Sound, traveling from Mitre Peak to the Tasman Sea. Your return flight takes a different path, soaring above the snowy Southern Alps. Once you land in Queenstown, enjoy transport back to your hotel.

Tour info

5 hours
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Why take this tour?

It's an undisputed fact that the best views of New Zealand's scenery are achieved from the air. Experience unparalleled views of Fiordland National Park on a round-trip scenic flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound. From your window seat, listen to the pilot’s commentary as you peer out over striking mountain peaks, lakes, and waterfalls. Plus, get an up-close glimpse on a cruise from Mitre Peak to the Tasman Sea.

What’s included?

  • Flight and Cruise

  • Light refreshments

  • Live commentary on board

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Lunch

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Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

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

Operated by:

Milford Sound Scenic Flights

About operator:

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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