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Milford Sound Scenic Flights

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Address: Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Over the Alps to Milford Sound... one of the world's best scenic flights....

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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US$284.16*
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight from Queenstown
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US$346.89*
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Return Flights from Queenstown
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US$442.10*
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Full-Day Milford Sound Walk and Cruise Including Scenic Flights from Queenstown

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Amazing Scenic Flight to Milford Sound

We enjoyed an incredible scenic flight to and from Milford Sound, over the mountains and alpine lakes and close to many alpine peaks and through beautiful valleys into Milford... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Lexington, MA
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Lexington, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed an incredible scenic flight to and from Milford Sound, over the mountains and alpine lakes and close to many alpine peaks and through beautiful valleys into Milford Sound itself. Weather permitting, this is the only way to go to Milford Sound since the bus ride there is over four hours. The 45 minute flight was one of the... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We absolutely agree that flying to Milford Sound is the best way to experience it. We also completely agree that you should book for the start of your time in Queenstown to allow for any weather interruptions. Thanks again! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Trip cancelled due to poor weather (obviously not their fault). Poor communication. I had to call to confirm that trip was actually cancelled (1 hour before scheduled flight). Rescheduled to another day. Advised AFTER paying that light plane component of trip had been changed to a helicopter. Boat cruise cancelled as weather was due to change in the afternoon. $50... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. It is very disappointing to hear that you were not satisfied with your Helicopter flight. Due to the conditions on the day unfortunately we were not able to offer the Fly Cruise Heli as you had booked and we offered an alternative option. It appears that this has not been satisfactorily explained to you at... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There is so much beauty around Queenstown, that it's hard to imagine that there can be more ! Blessed with a perfect day we flew to Milford Sound at 8:00 AM. The scenic flight over the mountains and glaciers was spectacular. The Milford sound cruise was another layer of absolute beauty, never seen before. Dolphins, seals and magnificent, majestic vistas,... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us. You have highlighted many of the fantastic features of a Fly Cruise Fly. The 8am departure is also the time we recommend the most as it is the quietest in Milford Sound as you are there before any of the coaches start arriving. I have also passed on your... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After a bit of a shaky start (their organised taxi didn't turn up and we were over 45 mins late despite calling them 3 times) we had the most amazing time with these guys. There was no issue with being late - the helicopter pilot (Ben) was informative, fun and a great laugh. The cruise was beautiful and so was... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Many thanks for reviewing your experience with us. It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed your day with us after the delayed pick up in the morning which I apologise for! We take the experiences of our customers very seriously and we always like to make sure our passengers have the best possible time with us. Thanks again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best way to see Milford Sound from Queenstown. We did a scenic flight to Milford Sound then the two hour cruise around the sound then a scenic flight back to Queenstown. We had a beautiful day and the pilot was really friendly and informative. They provided hotel pickup and drop off and a picnic lunch. It's a... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Thanks for posting your review on our Fly Cruise Fly. We agree that seeing Milford Sound by air and doing the boat cruise is a truly memorable event that our passengers will always cherish. Thanks again! More 

Portland Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The flight over the Remarkable mountains and Milford Sound was unbelievably beautiful. Looking down gave us a view that was priceless though it was not inexpensive. The weather pre-determined that we not be able to do the flight and the cruise in the sound. But the flight was worth it. The pilot did give us highlights and what an opportunity... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your trip with us and we agree that the flights are an amazing way to explore the beauty of the Fiordland National Park. We are currently trying to get more toilet access for around the Airfield in Milford Sound however this is a work in progress! Thanks again! More 

Red Hill, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We flew into Milford Sound in the very capable hands of Aaron our pilot and we mesmerized by what we saw and experienced in our 4 hour adventure! Loved every minute of it and the whole trip was exceptionally well done and organised perfectly. The NZers are very good at tourism, as well as having the best scenery! Well worth... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and the title of your review really says it all! I have passed on your very kind comments to our team and Aaron your pilot. Thanks again! More 

Berlin, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great company, there were friendly and every part of the fly-walk-cruise-fly package was done extremely well. The flight in was smooth, on a small plane and the hike guides were friendly and easy going. I ordered a vegan lunch for the cruise and there was a mix up. The entire crew and the return flight pilot apologized... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Our new Fly Walk Cruise Fly product has only been operating since the 1st of November however it has been very well received by all of our passengers. As we are the only company to offer this exciting new product it is fantastic to hear from our passengers. My apologies that you didn’t receive your... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the the fly-walk-cruise-fly option and had the most amazing memorable day! I was initially booked to do the day before but due to weather it was cancelled but the girl in the office was extremely lovely and helpful in arranging my plans so I could do it the next day instead. It was extremely well run, I was... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your Fly Walk Cruise Fly with us. This is the first Summer we have offered this product and it is proving to be a very popular trip. It is a great way to experience Milford Sound by plane, the beauty of Milford Sound by boat cruise and also walk on a part... More 

Greenbrae, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taking a bus or guided tour from Queenstown to Milford Sound is highly recommended. You'll experience the grandeur of the soaring mountain passes and beautiful rivers and waterfalls on the way. But I highly recommend returning by small plan to Queenstown. It's a looong trip by bus and the return trip is kind of repeat of what you've seen in... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us. Taking the Coach Cruise Fly option is a fantastic way to see Milford Sound by land, sea and air. The coach ride is a long way so taking the 40 minute scenic flight back from Milford Sound to Queenstown is a great option to shorten the day! Thanks... More 

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