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Glenorchy Air

91 McBride Street | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 2207
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Milford Sound and Glaciers Fly Over Tour from Queenstown
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Milford Sound Landing and Glaciers Fly Over
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4-Hour Milford Sound Cruise and Fly Experience
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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 everyone has window seat for unimpeded views. These include fly-cruise-fly to Milford Sound, as well as overflight, and coach options into and out of Milford Sound. Glenorchy Air also runs regular flights to the Mount Cook region, to Mount Aspiring, to Queenstown's local glaciers, to Stewart Island, to Otago's East Coast and to Fiordlands Doubtful Sound. As we worked on the "Lord of the Rings" movies we have a unique insight into movie locations with various flightseeing options and personalised tours on offer.
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“scenic flight” (51 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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91 McBride Street | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your travel budget allows it this is a terrific activity. The views are simply amazing, remarqueble. The comments from the cockpit are not always easy to hear.More

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Glenorchy, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Michael for taking the time to write us a review. We do try and accommodate as many people as possible with the pricing of our flights. We aim to share the beautiful scenery of Milford and its surrounding moutains/glaciers with all those whom we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gabrielle was our pilot for the flight. She was awesome lots of local knowledge to support the most stunning views of the mountains, glaciers and rivers from the air. A must do! Glenorchy Air were fab. Thank you.More

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Glenorchy, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Rebekah for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your flight so much. As you will have noticed we guarantee window seats to all of our customers and the pilot will provide commentary of the local scenery throughout the flight...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flight from Milford Sound to Queenstown was beautiful as the day was clear and you could see for miles!More

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Glenorchy, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks David for taking the time to review us. The weather over the last few weeks has been absolutely incredible so it's been a pleasure to fly for all. We do make sure that all of our customers are guaranteed a window seat so that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely awesome experience Excellent pilot, thanks Ben!! Something I will never forget. BREATHTAKING 😚More

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Glenorchy, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Margaret, and thank you for taking the time to review us. We do aim to offer the most unique experience possible and you describing your flight as breathtaking is amazing feedback. Ben is one of our finest pilots and thoroughly enjoys taking customers on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After we had finished our cruise around Milford sound, we decided we would consider a flight back to Queenstown after seeing how beautiful Milford truly was! We were lucky enough to be able to get a flight with Glenorchy air and it was the best...More

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Glenorchy, Marketing Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Harrie for taking the time to write such a nice review. It sounds like you got to appreciate Milford Sound's beauty from both ground level and above. It is a truly beautiful natural wonder as you mentioned and I imagine it is an experience...More

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Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The flight from Milford Sound back to Queenstown was on of the highlights of our month long trip! Amazing up close scenery. Put this on your list!!More

Thank Paula b
Glenorchy, Public Relations Manager at Glenorchy Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Paula b, we are thrilled to hear that your flight with us was one of the highlights of your New Zealand trip. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this lovely review on Tripadvisor, it means a lot to us....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glenorchy Air gave us an amazing time. They picked us up from Glenorchy Airfield, saving us the 45 minute into Queenstown. The pilot was very informative and professional, alerting us to any changes before he made them – if you've got a fear of flying you have...More

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

Hi justinbA7070NV, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your flight with Glenorchy Air. New Zealand and especially the South Island are truly beautiful and offer an amazing scenery and variety of things to do and we you are right, there is no...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given the "cattle line" mentality scenic flight vendors could have, Glenorchy was refreshingly personal and showed a level of customer service that was a cut about the grade. After I mentioned that years ago I had walked the Milford Track, our pilot Dean diverted from...More

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

Hi Bill P, thank you for taking the time to share your opinion on Glenorchy Air. We aim to provide a service and trip that will stay with our customers forever and it sounds like you thoroughly enjoyed your experience, especially with Dean diverting from...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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Mapsver
8 December 2015|
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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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