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Glenorchy Air

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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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+64 3-442 2207
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A memorable flight to Milford Sound on a small well piloted plane. Just beautiful. After arrival we boarded a boat to visit the sound...fine day with lovely scenery. We boarded a bus for the return trip to Queenstown...it was long but lovely pastoral scenery. Would...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pilots James Stokes and Liam were fantastic. Very professional and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend.

Thank KateAlison30
Glenorchy Air I, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Kate, Thank you for your review. I have James and Liam with me here now who are delighted with the feedback. Kind regards, Glenorchy Air Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A trip of a lifetime for my mum and I. We flew over the most spectacular views with the best pilots Liam and James. They were both very informative pointing out land marks, mountains, lakes and history of the area. I would recommend this trip...More

Thank jodi1388
Glenorchy Air I, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jodi, We're delighted that you decided to fly with us and had such an amazing experience. James and Liam are here in the office and really appreciate the feedback. Enjoy the rest of your trip and we'll hopefully see you again. Best, Glenorchy Air...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re trying to choose between so many flights and cruises to Milford Sounds, make sure your flights are with Glenorchy Air. This is the only way to go! From being picked up by friendly staff from your hotel, to being checked in easily and...More

Thank Louise C
Glenorchy Air I, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Louise, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we really appreciate it. I'm glad that you enjoyed your day with us and I'll be sure to make sure that James reads this. Kind regards, Glenorchy Air Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friend went to Milford Sound with the package of fly/cruise/kayak/fly. It was AWESOME! Great knowledge pilot Mackenzie, they have friendly staffs especially Turlough and Stephanie on cruise, awesome cruise and kayak. It worth the price with all these amazing staffs and activities.

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Glenorchy Air I, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Moon, Thanks for the great review. It was a pleasure having you, I'll be sure to pass on your feedback to Mackenzie and Stephanie from SD. Hopefully see you again soon. Best, Glenorchy Air Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of my entire week in NZ because of Bill and his flight around the mountains/valleys of the south island. I can't describe how amazing the views are and I kept looking at my friend in disbelief as we flew...More

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Glenorchy Air I, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kris, Thanks a million for the review. I'm really glad that you had such a memorable flight with us. I had the same feeling when I was on the cruise, although it was amazing it didn't have the same impact as the flight. The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time, our pilot William was very knowledgeable about the area, pointing out movie scene locations and other points of interest. He was also great at reassuring everyone as some were nervous about the light planes. This is the absolute best way to...More

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TurloughM1, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kelsy, Thank you for your wonderful review. We love getting feedback like this, I will be sure to pass in on to Will. Best, Glenorch Air Team

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Was a little nervous flying in 4 seater plane, but Ben was a great pilot and the views were amazing. The 45 minute flight saved us from a 9-10 hour drive, so was well worth the price

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Travel agent suggested flying versus 9-10 hour bus ride and she was absolutely right. 45 minute flight with Ben was amazing. Had a clear day and the views were unbelievable. We had a four seater plane and Ben was a great pilot who also pointed...More

Thank LynnRI
TurloughM1, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lynn, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we always really appreciate it. It really is a beautiful part of the world. I'll be sure to pass on your positive feedback to Ben. Kind regards, Glenorchy Air Team

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Friendly, professional product with the pleasure of offering to the public one of the best things you can do in the South Island.

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TurloughM1, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we're delighted that you enjoyed your trip with us. Kind regards, Glenorchy Air Team

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Danie O
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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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