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Air Milford

Open Now: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Air Milford is a family owned and operated business based in Queenstown, New Zealand, specialising in personalised sightseeing excursions for visitors who want to experience the very best tours of Queenstown and the South Island of New Zealand. Air...more
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1 Tex Smith Lane | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 2351
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I strongly recommend you to buy this tour. Just buy it! It worth every cent. It's perfect! I was so happy the whole day. That was the dream I've never new I had. Our French driver Eric was amazing! He kept explaining about all the...More

Thank Jumeneguete
Reviewed yesterday

This was an awesome experience and such a beautiful destination. The pilot was very professional and safe! Very organized and easy transfers. A must do! I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The flight to Milford Sound plus cruise on The Sound was stunning! Well worth the cost. Thank you Matt (pilot) for helping to make it such a fabulous experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnP423
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing trip to Milford Sound . It was a very well organised trip with collection from our accommodation and good communication from the friendly ground staff . Our pilot Alex was great , really friendly and the flight was exhilarating with spectacular...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maryann701
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quite an amazing trip to Milford sound including a scenic round trip flight and a cruise. The views from the plane are spectacular and everything was well organized logistically. We left the hotel at 8:30 a.m. and were back around 2 p.m. Finally, the pilot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank krolinka
Reviewed 4 days ago

My partner and I spend our time enjoying beautiful places and new experiences around the world. We have cruised the fjords in Norway, helicoptered into the Grand Canyon and enjoyed hot air ballooning in the New Mexico desert. All memorable but the Air Milford flight...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LouisEbarb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It has been one of the most wonderful experience of my life!! The view from the plane is breath-taking! Our pilot was excellent, describing every detail around the area with great knodlegde and sense of humor. Do not hesitate of trying this unic way of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pedro L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't going to sit in a coach for hours and hours just to get to Milford sound from Queenstown, so I chose this option. I got picked up from outside the hotel, and driven to the airfield, where we got on a 14 seater...More

Thank Dave9960
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kia Ora Dave9960, You chose the right option! A five hour coach each way isn't the most appealing, especially when you can arrive in style in one of our Cessna Caravans AND take in spectacular views over two different routes, in and out of the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent flight with Pilot Alex Turnbull. The flight was challenging due to partly cloudy conditions and rugged mountain as well as short runway located in a canyon. Mr. Turnbull provided a safe and entertaining flight which was not easy given the condition. (note: I am...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hans Wolfgang C
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Hans Wolfgang C! Thank you for your review of your fly / nature cruise / fly with Alex as your pilot. It's always interesting to have a pilot's opinion on what they experienced during their excursion, glad to hear you were impressed with Alex's...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unexpected trip,weather forecast wasn't promising but surprisingly it turned to be a good day. Milford Sound Big 5 Glaciers Scenic flight is really ideal for people who have very hectic schedules on their itinerary. It is an hour trip duration but it showcases five big...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marichou K
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Marichou K, Thank you for reviewing your Milford Sound & Big 5 Glaciers Scenic Flight! It's a new product for us, launched this summer so we are looking forward to hearing what our guests think of it. It sounds like you had a great...More

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Tejal D
3 February 2018|
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Response from Airmilford | Property representative |
Hi Tejal D Thank you for your question. Due to being in a fixed wing aircraft we are unable to land on any glaciers as landing strips are not available, however you would certainly see these when flying to and from Milford... More
Kate S
5 December 2017|
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Response from Airmilford | Property representative |
Hi Kate, Thank you for your enquiry with Air Milford. We use taxis to collect our guests from their centrally located Queenstown accommodation. In New Zealand, infants are required to have their own seat in a car, however... More
15 October 2017|
Response from Airmilford | Property representative |
Hi Kimfitzstar, Thank you for your questions. The Scenic cruises the fiord for 1hr 45mins (on our 08.00am departure) and 1hr 30mins (on our 10.00am departure) and the Nature cruises for 2hrs (on our 12.00noon departure... More