Milford Sound Fly/Scenic Cruise/Fly ex Queenstown
Excursion Includes: A return scenic flight between Queenstown and Milford Sound connecting to a Scenic Cruise of the fiord.
Following a transfer to Queenstown Airport, board your flight to Milford Sound. During the 35 minute scenic flight, take in expansive views of golden tussocked high country and the upper reaches of Lake Wakatipu and fly over the snow-capped Southern Alps. A hidden landscape unfolds below revealing glacial lakes, waterfalls, densely forested valleys and cloud-piercing summits. On arrival at Milford Sound, join a spectacular one hour 40 minute cruise to the mouth of the fiord on a spacious, modern vessel with excellent viewing opportunities. Keep a look out for seals basking on the rocks, dolphins and penguins. Enjoy scenic highlights such as Mitre Peak and Pembroke Glacier. Informative commentary from the captain explains the history and highlights points of interest during the cruise. Complimentary tea and coffee is available.
Following the cruise, guests are transferred to Milford Airport for the scenic flight back to Queenstown. The flight takes a different path on the return leg so that guests get to experience even more of the stunning scenery. Return taxi transfers are provided to accommodation on arrival at Queenstown Airport.
Prices are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). The tour is available 365 days a year.
Please note: All flights operate subject to weather and flight path may vary subject to cloud coverage.
Weather Check: Clients need to call Milford Sound Flights on 0800 463 635 to check weather conditions one hour prior to departure.
This is a short recorded message to confirm flight departure or cancellation.
• If flights are operating, guests will be picked up at the time shown on their booking confirmation.
• If flights are not operating due to weather, a consultant will contact guests to reschedule (please ensure contact details are provided at time of booking).
Please note: If Milford Sound flights are cancelled, guests will be offered a Doubtful Sound day trip via Manapouri Airport at no extra charge or to change the date/time of their Milford trip.
What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, waterproof jacket, warm clothing and insect repellent.
• English commentary is provided
• Interpretation handouts: English, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Thai
Lunch: Snack Box is included.
Total duration of the tour
3 hours 40 minutes
100% cancellation fee apply if you cancel the tour within 48 hours before the tour
Departure Point: Milford Sound Flights, Lucas Place, Queenstown Airport. Pick up from accommodation or Real Journeys Visitor Centre in Queenstown commences one hour prior to departure times from Queenstown airport and may take up to 20 minutes.