Queenstown: Milford Sound Flight and Nature Cruise

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4.5 hours
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Pick-up service

We offer complimentary pick up from your central Queenstown accommodation 1 hour prior to departure.

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy Fiordland National Park's most dramatic scenary by visiting Milford Sound
  • Relax with complimentary pick-up/drop off at your Queenstown accommodation
  • Fly in comfort in a 'high-wing' Cessna aircraft, including the 'Caravan' 14-seater - the largest scenic flight aeroplane operating in the area
  • Go on a 35-minute scenic flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound, with highlights including the Southern Lakes, Tutoko Glacier, Milford Fiord
  • Take a personalized bush walk from Milford airport to the boat docks
  • Cruise Milford Sound for 2-hours in a small, boutique cruise vessel whilst enjoying lunch aboard
  • Spot seals basking on the rocks and sometimes dolphins and rare Fiordland crested penguins.
  • Drink pure glacial water from a waterfall
  • Return to Queenstown on an alternate flight path taking in the famous Southerland waterfalls, and New Zealand's longest lakes, Te Anau and Wakatipu
Discover New Zealand from the sky with an exclusive sightseeing tour. Experience the very best of Queenstown and the South Island. See fiords, native forests, glaciers, New Zealand's stunning native bird life, seals, penguins, and dolphins.
What to Expect
This is an intimate experience with numbers capped at 150, and on-board guides offering personal attention. The “Spirit of Milford” catamaran explores nooks and crannies along the edge of the fiord, nudging into sheer rock faces to examine flora and fauna in detail for 2 hours.

This ‘ecotour’ is perfect for close-up shots of seals, birds and other wildlife, including dolphins ‘riding’ the bow wave and the rarest penguin in the world, the Fiordland crested penguin (spring and autumn).

The smaller boat helps you appreciate the sheer size and grandeur of the fiord’s cliff faces rising hundreds of meters out of the water, scarred here and there by tree falls. You’ll get within touching distance of impressive geological features and close enough to catch and drink pure glacial water, or feel the full force from the powerful 15,000-year-old Stirling Falls (they’ve got jackets on board to keep you dry!).

Join the skipper on the bridge for a bird's-eye view and see first-hand how the boat operates. Help yourself to free tea and coffee, with a delicious lunch included in this option.
What's Included
  • Pick-up/drop-off from your accommodation
  • Personalized greeting and trip overview on the wall map, prior to departure
  • In-flight commentary to highlight the points of interest
  • Optional bush walk to the boat docks, which gives the opportunity to learn more about the native environment
  • Nature Cruise in Milford Sound with informative and friendly wilderness guides aboard
  • Reserved seating and complimentary tea/coffee and water
  • Lunch - during the summer season a buffet lunch and during the winter season a picnic lunch and hot soup
What's Not Included
  • Alcoholic beverages (can be purchased aboard)
Meeting Point

#3 Tex Smith Lane, Frankton, Queenstown, 9300.

What to Remember
• The weather plays a significant part in flying in the region and Air Milford will only operate if conditions allow both a safe and enjoyable experience. If the trip is cancelled due to weather, then the booking can simply be rolled to the next available flying day

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