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Milford Sound Scenic Flights

Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
64 3 442 3065
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Ranked #48 of 157 activities in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Over the Alps to Milford Sound... one of the world's most magnificent scenic flights. Milford Sound Scenic Flights operate daily from Queenstown and... more » Owner description: Over the Alps to Milford Sound... one of the world's most magnificent scenic flights. Milford Sound Scenic Flights operate daily from Queenstown and Milford Sound, including coach, helicopter and cruise options. « less
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New Delhi, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

You can take a short private flight to Milford sound on a fly cruise fly package. Which gets you back to Queenstown on the same day as well as you enjoy the Milford sound cruise.The view of snow peaked mountain from the flight is a view in itself.

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

Best Way to explore Milford Sound - Many thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us. Seeing Milford Sound by the Fly Cruise Fly is a fantastic way to see the majesty of Milford Sound in 4 hours while experiencing the amazing views along the way. Thanks again! From the team at Milford Sound Scenic Flights. More

Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It is worth paying the price for this terrific adventure. Seeing the mountaintops so close up saves climbing and the views of the gorges was brilliant. So lucky we had a clear day good pilot and smooth flight. The cruise on the sound of 2 hours was enjoyable .A once in a lifetime thing you should save up to do.... More

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

Many thanks for your review. We completely agree that seeing Milford Sound by air is a once in a lifetime trip and is something that everyone should and experience while they are in the Queenstown area. Thanks again! From the team at Milford Sound Scenic Flights More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

awesome scenery, informative & polite plane pilot, magnificent experience. Everyone should do this trip! Excellent value for money. The lunch buffet was surprisingly delicious onboard the boat trip

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Many thanks for your review of your recent trip with us. It is always great to hear from our passengers and to hear their thoughts on the majestic Milford Sound. Thanks again! From the Team at Milford Sound Scenic Flights. More

calgary
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The sun came out and my husband was delighted that he had an option to returning to Queenstown by motor coach(the motor coach was fine - it just takes 31/2 hrs) We were absolutely dumbfound at how beautiful it is in the mountain passes when the fixed wing appears so close to the mountain that you think there is only... More

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

View of the top of the world - Many thanks for your review. It is fantastic to hear from our passengers. Returning to Queenstown by Flight after a Coach ride into Milford Sound is a fantastic option to see the wonderful Milford Sound from the Ground and then the Air. Thanks again! From the team at Milford Sound Scenic Flights. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This isn’t a cheap thing to do, so I carefully selected what I wanted from the website. I booked the 40 minute scenic non-stop overview flight of Milford Sound, so we would see two different views flying in to Milford Sound and back to Queenstown. What I got was a ‘taxi’ ride to Milford Sound, a stopover of ten minutes... 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 recent trip with us. It is unfortunate that we did not meet your expectations for the Milford Sound Overflight as we pride ourselves on providing fantastic scenic flight experiences in and out of the magnificent Milford Sound. We have passed on your comments to our Chief Pilot in regards to your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

My self and my partner decided to fly to milford and loved every second of the flight. We live in queenstown and I work in the mountains so we are amongst the mountains everyday. We were blown away by how beautiful and amazing this place is when you get up above, and then you get to milford which speaks for... 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 recent trip with us. It is always fantastic to hear from our happy customers! Thanks again! From the team at Milford Sound Scenic Flights. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Just one of the most spectacular trips ever. The small plane added a thrilling (albeit somewhat frightening) aspect. Views unparalleled. If you are lucky enough to find yourself in New Zealand, don't even think about it - go.

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

Many thanks for your review of your trip with us. It is fantastic to hear from our happy passengers and we thank you for sharing your experiences on TripAdvisor! From the Team at Milford Sound Scenic Flights. More

San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Used this company for fixed wing flight as part of heli-cruise-fly Milford Sound trio. We were a little iffy on small planes but the flight was great. All together, this Milford Sound trip was best of all the trips we took on vacation. 5 stars.

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent trip with Milford Sound Scenic Flights. It is always fantastic to hear such positive feedback on our products and the Heli Cruise Fly is one of our most spectacular options! Thanks again! From the team at Milford Sound Scenic Flights. More

Sydney
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

What a breathtaking experience this flight and cruise was. The view from the plane was incredible and well worth the money spent. Given it was cloudy in the morning our tour got cancelled and we were left to follow up the company as well as confirming our flights etc. I thought this was a little rich given the amount of... More

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

Many thanks for your review of your recent trip with us. It is fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your trip with us. My apologies that you were left to follow up with us as we always endeavor to contact all of our passengers in the event of bad weather to reschedule our flights and it is disappointing that we... More

Stuttgart, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The most scenic and cool experience. Save your full day and enjoy Lord of the Rings and Hobbit country sights from a breathtaking perspective. The greates thing of 7 weeks travelling Australia and New Zealand. Uluru was just a stone :-)

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

Simon Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent trip with us. We absolutely agree that seeing Milford Sound and the stunning beauty of the Fiordland National Park by Air definitely beats spending 9 or 10 hours on a Coach. I am glad that we were the highlight of your trip and many thanks for sharing your experience... More

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