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Milford Sound Scenic Flights

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Over the Alps to Milford Sound... one of the world's best scenic flights. Milford Sound Scenic Flights operate daily from Queenstown and Milford Sound, including coach, helicopter and cruise options.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An absolute highlight of our trip. The flight is truly breathtaking, and worth every bit of the cost! The cruise which is operated by Mitre Peak is also the perfect partnership. The boat is smaller but feels much more personal and explores more of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic for several reasons: very professional in the way they handled a weather cancellation on the day we were scheduled to fly – instantly scheduled us for the next day (by the way folks: if you get cancelled, it’s for a good reason – we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rarely take the time to write reviews, but this excursion was so perfect that I had to express my thanks & appreciation. Fortunately the weather was good (apparently >half of trips are postponed). We were picked up at the Hilton and quickly taken to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had been snowing the day before so thought it would be cancelled. However, the morning was blue sky and sunshine. Picked up from our accommodation and taken to the airport. Staff very efficient, friendly and well organised. Our pilot Simon was brilliant. When we got...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a tour on 6th Sept '18 for a Fly-Cruise-Fly. Trip was worth it as we would have gotten to see more at a much lesser time compared to an 8-hr coach (return). The trip took a bit longer than 4hrs in total. Take...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was simply fantastic - from the first to the last, well organised, really friendly company - we were picked up by taxi from our accommodation, flew to Milford Sound on a fantastically sunny day (the views are like nothing we have ever seen) our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for reviewing your trip with us. Our Fly Cruise Fly and Dart River Jetboat Combo is an amazing full day experience that covers the amazing Milford Sound and spectacular Dart River areas. Thanks again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound on a single engine plane. After reaching Milford Sound we took a short boat ride to a walking trail. The trail is absolutely beautiful and it’s about 5 Kilometers each way. After this we were served with...More

Thank NJ008
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review. Our Fly Walk Cruise Fly is a unique product that only we offer. It is a fantastic opportunity for passengers to walk on the World famous Milford Sound Track as well as enjoying the Cruise and spectacular return flights from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flight worked out very well in both directions, turning a 4 hour bus ride into a 35 minute flight. Ride was almost all smooth and pilot Mike gave nice descriptions of what we were flying over. The the approach through Milford Sound was very cool,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for reviewing your trip with us. We couldn’t agree more that the approach into Milford Sound is one of the most impressive scenic approaches the world could offer. We have passed on your comments to Mike as well. Thanks again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful flight with Nadia. As a high time pilot, I was very impressed with they way the challenges of flying in the incredible mountains with broken clouds were handled. We then had a beautiful cruise in Milford Sound and a flight to Glenorchy for a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MontanaSteve
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review. Our Fly Cruise Fly and Dart River Jetboat Combo is a fantastic way to see two of the most scenic locations in one day. Thanks again!

Reviewed 30 October 2018

If you going to NZ, definitely must try this. There's quite a bit of packages to select from and i choose a 2-3 hours scenic cruise. It was fantastic and alot of nice and pretty photo can be capture here. The cruise took use near...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review. We agree that Milford Sound is definitely not to be missed and there are huge opportunities for some fantastic photos! Thanks again!

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Kate287
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Response from Sheltiegal | Reviewed this property |
We went in May and we were in Queenstown for three nights. I can safely say to fly in to Milford sound... do the boat tour and fly back the same afternoon. It is not worth the bus trip. Milford Air was who we used and it... More
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Emilysorbie
13 June 2017|
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Response from RPRedman | Reviewed this property |
We were cancelled for bad weather in the summer (January) but we just waited and it was out of this world so just do it weather permitting.....highlight of our holiday
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Neal1980
1 October 2016|
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Many thanks for your question. We have plenty of space for Campervans in our carpark and we also offer complimentary transfers from all central Queenstown Accommodation providers. Please let us know if you need anything... More
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