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

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Fly from Queenstown to Milford Sound and enjoy a spectacular view of the mountains, lakes and waterfalls of Fiordland National Park. Surrounded by some of the most magnificent scenery in the world, you’ll board your cruise and travel the length of the fiord out to Tasman Sea. Complete your journey with an unforgettable flight over the dramatic Southern Alps back to Queenstown.
Highlights
  • Flight and cruise combo grants unique mix of air and sea views
  • 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
What to Expect
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.
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Important Information
Departure Point
39 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick-up commences approx 30-60 min prior.
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Flight and Cruise
  • Light refreshments
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Exclusions
  • Lunch - Picnic Lunch available for purchase for $21 per person
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • You will partake in a weather check an hour before the departure flight time. If the weather is suitable you will be picked up from your hotel approximately 5 minutes after the call.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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One the most amazing experiences I have ever had. Truly spectacular and awe inspiring sights to behold.
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Cruise on Milford Sounds was gorgeous. SSI fortunate as it had been closed. Flight surfed great scenery as well.
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I have always wanted to see Milford Sound and it exceeded my expectations. Highly recommend flying there to experience the beautiful snowtop glaciers that surround the area.
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When we first arrived at the airport we were told that the flight was canceled because Milford Sound was socked in with clouds and we would not be able to see the mountains from the Sound. A half hour later we were told the clouds had lifted and we would be on our way flying to
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Response from TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for the great review. We do think Milford Sound is a special place and recommend everyone to experience it. Glad to hear Katie our pilot did a fantastic job, and we will pass on your great feedback to her.
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The flight alone or the cruise alone might have been the highlight of our amazing NZ trip. So the opportunity to do them both in half a day from Queenstown is not to be missed. They were well organized. Our pilot Tomo was great.
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Response from TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Great to hear you enjoyed both the plane and cruise parts of your Milford Sound experience. It is certainly beautiful to see Milford from air and water.
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By: Milford Sound Scenic Flights
marzia_defalco
Brescia, Italy
63
Scenic flight
At Te Anau we decided to book a scenic flight over Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. The wheather conditions were
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E Oakes
Warragul, Australia
10
Worth every single cent
One the most amazing experiences I have ever had. Truly spectacular and awe inspiring sights to behold.
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frukuk
Tappernoeje, Denmark
261
Bloody brilliant
The best day ever and exceptional service !! We had originally booked fly-cruise-fly, but due to the cancellation
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Barbara T
Darien, Illinois
60
Best tour!
Cruise on Milford Sounds was gorgeous. SSI fortunate as it had been closed. Flight surfed great scenery as well.
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Ross H
Warwick, Australia
1129227
Wonderful
Unbelievable views of Milford Sound , the Snow-capped Southern Alps , glacial lakes and then finally Queenstown
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Inara M
10
Best activity ever!
I've been living in Queenstown for some years now, and have done amazing things here. But flighing over the
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PJ05
10
Trip of a lifetime!
I have always wanted to see Milford Sound and it exceeded my expectations. Highly recommend flying there to
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Vanaja M
Wellington, New Zealand
83
Soaring to great heights
An incredible flight to and from Milford Sounds. A cruise well worth the wait. The flights set off late due to
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Jonathan W
Singapore, Singapore
7924
Wonderful experience
This was an unforgettable trip. It’s the only way to travel into Milford, as it avoids a tortuously long
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Adelaide5152
Adelaide Hills, Australia
188
Amazing Value to experience one of the worlds great spectacles
This was a fantastic experience. The booking was easy and the pre-trip liaison with the team was courteous,
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