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Glenorchy Air

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91 McBride Street | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Milford Sound and Glaciers Fly-Over Tour from Queenstown
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4-Hour Milford Sound Cruise and Fly Experience
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US$485.02*
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Milford Sound: Fly Cruise Kayak Experience from Queenstown
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“milford sound”(482 reviews)
“scenic flight”(56 reviews)
About
Glenorchy Air flies from Queenstown airport and everyone is guaranteed a window seat. We are a family business which is owned and operated by Janet and Robert Rutherford. We have been operating for 25 years. We fly fixed wing aircraft in which...more
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91 McBride Street | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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"milford sound"
in 482 reviews
"fly cruise fly"
in 56 reviews
"scenic flight"
in 56 reviews
"small plane"
in 37 reviews
"new zealand"
in 81 reviews
"southern alps"
in 35 reviews
"great flight"
in 29 reviews
"seater plane"
in 17 reviews
"return flight"
in 23 reviews
"great pilot"
in 24 reviews
"queenstown airport"
in 18 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 26 reviews
"window seat"
in 16 reviews
"highlight of our trip"
in 27 reviews
"tasman sea"
in 15 reviews
"boat cruise"
in 14 reviews
"mt cook"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a bus/cruise/fly tour of Milford Sound and Dean was our pilot. It was amazing—the view unforgettable, the ride smooth, and the overall experience top-notch. Thanks to the Glenorchy Air team for the highlight of our NZ trip—I’m so jealous that our once-in-a-lifetime trip...More

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Glenorchy, Front Office Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Matthew P, thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review. The coach-cruise-fly trip gives you a great opportunity to experience the Fiordland in three different ways and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed all of them. :) Dean was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience with excellent scenery - mostly snow-capped peaks on the first half and lush fjords on second half. Friendly and informative staff.More

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Thank Eric V
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Glenorchy, Front Office Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Eric V, thank you for sharing your experience with Glenorchy Air with the Tripadvisor community. We are happy to hear that you've had a great experience discovering the Fiordland with us. We hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Queenstown and New...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is great, even much better that i except. Our pilot Kate is very nice. Love the tour, will tell my firend to flight with Glenorchy Air next monthMore

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Thank Chan W
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Glenorchy, Front Office Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chan W, thank you for taking the time to leave us this kind review. Katie is a very passionate pilot and loves sharing her knowledge with our customers. We are pleased to hear that you've had a great time flying with her. We hope...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have chosen flying to Mount Cook in my previously queenstown trip and the 4 hour scenic flight is real good. Basically you could have a great view of the whole area around queenstown, including tons of snowy mountain and lakes. It will definitely recommend...More

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Glenorchy, Front Office Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi HECTORHUNG, thank you for taking the time to leave us this kind review as a small family owned company we appreciate every single feedback. The views from our planes of the southern alps are truly spectacular and the flight around the Mt. Cook area...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect tour. First day it was cancelled because of the weather, but totally worth it to wait an extra day and have perfect sunny weather. Especially the flight was amazing, great views and really nice pilot with funny stories and nice facts. Cool cruise (jucy),...More

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Glenorchy, Public Relations Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi lorettelentelink, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the tripadvisor community, as a small family owned company we really appreciate every feedback. We are very happy to hear that you got to go to Milford Sound on the best day...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could not rate this experience high enough! Was an absolute highlight of our trip, we did the fly cruise coach and the pilot was so lovely and helpful, they take you to the boat after the flight and sort you out with tickets and info...More

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Glenorchy, Public Relations Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Emily, for taking to time to leave us this amazing review. It's an honour to be named as an "absolute highlight of your trip" and we are thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your trip to the Fiordland. The views in and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Will was the perfect captain for our flight to and from Milford Sound. He also provides excellent commentary, and put everyone at ease. We were very lucky to have perfect weather and a fresh fall of snow on the mountains which made the view even...More

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Glenorchy, Public Relations Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Imogen, thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review. The weather in Milford Sound can be very changeable and we're happy to hear that you've had the perfect weather for your flight and cruise. Will is a very experienced pilot and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our first snenic flight experience and Glenorchy Air delivered an excellent one. The pilot was friendly and informative. The plane was comfortable and most importantly the view was stunning. It was well worth the price.More

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Glenorchy, Public Relations Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi raymond898, thank you for taking the time to write this kind review as a small family owned business we appreciate every feedback. The views on the flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound are truly stunning and our pilots love flying our customers to the...More

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Danie O
23 October 2017|
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As long as yo bring a wind proof jacket and sensible walking shoes or boots you will be fine.
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Katie O
9 October 2017|
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Response from glenorchyAir | Property representative |
As long as you don't have huge gear like bikes or skis etc we can put your luggage in our back office.
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Response from wightm | Reviewed this property |
The flight was about 35 minutes as the do a bit of sight seeing. I often get air sick in small planes but we had great weather & very little turbulance
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