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Wings & Water

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Te Anau Lakefront, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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As a family we enjoyed an awesome flight with Ivan. He's passionate about what he does and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kate W
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Fifteen lakes in fifteen minutes!

What a fabulous experience! I took a short float plane ride around Te Anau and it cost 150 NZD. In... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Rick W
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Wings & Water, Te Anau offers picturesque scenic flights through the rugged and beautiful Fiordland National Park. Our seaplane services Milford Sound, as well as providing stunning flights into Doubtful Sound, Dusky Sound and within the local Lake...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Te Anau Lakefront, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a family we enjoyed an awesome flight with Ivan. He's passionate about what he does and the region he lives in. He was very generous with our flight and went well beyond expectation. Amazing way to view the vastness of this beautiful area. Fantastic

Thank Kate W
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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for choosing to fly with us and the kind comments. Take care ;)

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

What a fabulous experience! I took a short float plane ride around Te Anau and it cost 150 NZD. In that time we flew over glorious scenery and had the opportunity to take great pictures. The owner took the safety briefing seriously and showed himself...More

Thank Rick W
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Kylie W, Manager at Wings & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hi Rick, glad that we could at least get you on to a flight and that you enjoyed it so much. Safe travels. Ivan.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Many companies offer flights around Fiordland and the lakes in this area. Something very different is to take off and land on water. Ivan, the pilot, is a very friendly and attentative host, telling you all about the areas you fly over and generally making...More

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Kylie W, Guest Relations Manager at Wings & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi and thanks for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed our backyard as much as we do and we'll keep Ivan on ; )

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Obviously enough there's a trade off between how much you pay and how long the flight is. We opted for a tour over Lakes Manapouri and a view of the Kepler Track, which we were about. to embark on. We had a lovely smooth flight...More

Thank Steve W
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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you for the kind words, next time we can show you Doubtful Sound. Take care :)

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We arrived as a pair looking to go on a flight, Ivan seemed pretty fun and was helpful. We decided what we were going to do and he said come back at 5pm, we returned at 5pm and he wasn't there. We called him and...More

Thank 06cbrocb
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Kylie W, Manager at Wings & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

HI there and sorry you were put off. It is not that your business is not important to us but the floatplane cannot fly off a bumpy 'runway' and once the wind starts to blow we are done - and it sure was windy! Many...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Our flight was unplanned but we took the decision because the day was so beautiful. 1h later we were in the air discovering Doubtful sound with our toddler in our lap. Definitely one of the best moment of our trip. We would recommend the experience...More

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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you choosing to fly with us and the kind words, take care until we see you again.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth the money. The pilot was knowledgeable and made the trip fun. Our 8 year old was blown away a 40 minute flight over some of the most incredible scenery. Do it you won't be disappointed. We walked on on the day .. fantastic

Thank Ameera F
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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you for the kind words, I will pass them on to our pilot Ivan. Kind regards.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Awesome flight through to Doubtful Sound and return to Te Anau via Manapouri. Scenery was spectacular with a well delivered commentary. The tour takes you out across wide panoramic views across Fiordland's scenery and also along ridgelines and valley walls. Ivan's light hearted humour /...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Have you ever been on a water flight - if not - do this - if do it again. Te Anau is the perfect place for a round-trip. If possible over Doubtful Sound, the most amazing trip I ever did. If the weather is bad...More

Thank Gunnar S
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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words. :)

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

A spontaneous excursion for us, turned into a trip highlight. Seeing the plane bobbing on the water was enough to make us put our head around the office door. All signed up for a mystery flight. Following a quick briefing, we got on board with...More

Thank ChunkyDog6
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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

So glad you enjoyed the trip, the pleasure really was all mine :) Thank you for the kind words. Regards

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Chris H
21 December 2017|
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Response from Kylie W | Property representative |
We have many different flight options, $105 up to $605. The Doubtful pick up is $349 per person min of 3 people. Please google search wingsandwater for more information. Kind regards.
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