Milford Sound Scenic Flyover
From $479 per person
Fly from Queenstown overhead Glaciers, Forests, and the beautiful Milford Sound.
Experience unimpaired views from your window seat as you fly through a landscape of unbelievable grandeur and beauty, above mountains and glaciers onboard our fixed-wing aircraft. Your knowledgeable, highly skilled local pilot will provide interesting and informative commentary during this 80-minute flight of a lifetime.
Departing from Queenstown Airport our preferred flight path heads north over the Coronet Peak skifield, historic Skippers Canyon and the Shotover River – the second richest gold-bearing river in the world. Enjoy panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and glacier-fed braided rivers as you fly along the Dart River Valley into the World Heritage Area of Mt. Aspiring National Park. With endless snow-covered mountains, the Olivine Ice Plateau, Mt. Tutoko and the Tutoko Glacier just some of the incredible highlights along the way, it really is an unforgettable experience.
The breath-taking scenery continues into Fiordland National Park, out over the rugged West Coast and the Tasman Sea before a quick U-turn descending into Milford Sound itself. Flying down the middle of the Fiord, with the dramatic sheer mountains either side, aerial views of the cascading Stirling Falls, you’ll almost feel like you are, not literally, in touching distance from Mitre Peak.
Your spectacular journey isn’t finished yet, following a different flight path over this stunning World Heritage Area on the return to Queenstown, with our pilot’s firm favourite – Lake Quill and the Sutherland Falls.
Because of the weather-dependent nature of flying in the Southern Alps to Milford Sound, we cannot guarantee flight paths are always the same but we do guarantee an extra spring in your step and the biggest smile on your face when you land from this flight of a lifetime.
This trip typically departs at 2pm, however if you have a preferred time please get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate
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Queenstown Airport Terminal, Sir Henry Wigley Drive, Frankton, Queenstown
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Where do I catch my flight?
Complimentary airport transfers are included in your tour, however if you wish to drive yourself, checkin is located in the main terminal building of Queenstown Airport opposite the baggage claim carousel.
What if bad weather cancels our flight?
Our flights are weather dependent as we fly under visual flying rules (VFR). Pilots will conduct a thorough weather check 1 hour before each flight. If we cannot fly due to adverse weather conditions we will attempt to reschedule depending on the customers' schedule and flight availability. If we cannot reschedule, you will receive a 100% refund.
What should we bring?
Some essentials we suggest bringing with you on your tour:
- Sunscreen and Bug Spray
- Camera with charge & memory
- Warm clothing layers
- Sensible foot wear
- Bottle of water
Our flights are not affected by the use of Mobile phones and are permitted on board. However, phones cannot be used whilst on the airfield with active aircraft around you. There is no phone signal in Milford Sound, phone calls will be unsuccessful after leaving Queenstown.
Do you offer a pick up from my accomodation?
Yes, We offer complimentary pick ups from various locations close to all central Queenstown Accommodation. Pick ups begin approximately 50mins before departure time. For a full pick up list please see the drop down list, when selecting your product, on the booking page.
I am self-driving to the Airport, where should I park?
There is paid parking in Car Park A at Queenstown Airport.
I am having trouble booking on the website, what should I do?
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be able to help you complete your booking. If you’re booking a trip due to start within 24 hours please call us on 0800-951251 and a member of our reservations team will be glad to help.
Can the flights accommodate infants or toddlers?
- Children aged up to and including 2 years can travel for free if sitting on an adults lap. They must weight 15kg or less.
- We provide lap belt extenders, infant life jackets and ear defenders to help keep our young passengers comfortable.
- Children aged between 3-14 years are eligible for the child rate.
- Strollers/Pushchairs may be accommodated for. Please email us at email@example.com with the approximate dimensions and weight and we can confirm if it will fit in our aircraft.
Are your prices in New Zealand Dollars? Do the prices include GST?
Yes, our prices are in New Zealand dollar and include all taxes and charges.
Do you cater for customers with disabilities?
We want everybody to experience our flights and will do our absolute best to cater for people who have disabilities. Safety is our top priority, so if we think that we would be able to give you the appropriate assistance that you need in the event of an emergency we would love to have you fly with us. If you do have a disability we just ask that you call us before booking your flight to discuss your needs.