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Address: Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 442 3065
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Description: Over the Alps to Milford Sound... one of the world's most magnificent...
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.
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awesome way to see the amazing landscape of this part of NZ. worth every dollar. so proud to show off beautiful NZ to my Aussie Husband.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

awesome way to see the amazing landscape of this part of NZ. worth every dollar. so proud to show off beautiful NZ to my Aussie Husband.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Impulsive booking 2 days before the trip and it was the perfect way to spend my morning before flying back to Auckland. All staff were very friendly and Megan (our pilot) took time to point out the amazing landscape in transit. We were lucky to get an especially good day, with views across to Mt. Cook. The cruise was incredible,... 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 fantastic to hear from our passengers and it sounds like you may have had one of the best days of the year for your flight! I have passed on your comments to Mitre Peak Cruises who you cruised with and also Megan your pilot. Thanks again! More 

Charlotte
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I only had one full day in Queenstown and I wanted to see as much as possible. After scouting the possibilities I chose Milford Sound Scenic Flights "Fly Cruise Fly / Dart River Safari Combo". It was a fantastic trip. I can't imagine how I could have done more in a single day. The scenery on the two flights, the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is one of the most incredible places ever. The flight is well worth the splurge - seeing this beautiful landscape from the air gives a breathtaking perspective. Do it!

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

Many thanks for your review. Milford Sound is indeed one of the most spectacular places you can visit and it is fantastic that you chose to experience it with us! Seeing Milford Sound and the surrounding countryside by the air is truly a once in a lifetime experience! Thanks again! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Just one of the most fabulous experiences of my life....and I don't like flying! We had actually booked with this company to take a coach to Milford Sound followed by a cruise up/down the Sound and home via a scenic flight....but were thwarted by a land slide somewhere en route to Milford Sound! We gave it a day or two... 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. We are thrilled that this has been one of the experiences of your life and we absolutely agree that this trip should be experienced by everyone. It is unfortunate that you missed out on the Coach Cruise Fly as this is also an amazing experience but the Fly... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This cost around $400 for the scenic flight and cruise but it was so worth it. Not only do you get an absolutely stunning view of the Southern Alps from the air, it makes the trip to Milford Sound much quicker (the bus trip is extremely circuitous, and at the time I visited the bus trips were cancelled due to... More 

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

Many thanks for your review. It is fantastic to hear from our passengers. We completely agree that the views are amazing. You are also exactly right that you should arrange your flights for the start of your time in Queenstown to allow for any weather interruptions as Milford Sound gets plenty of rainfall throughout the year. Thanks again! More 

Cambridge, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

One of the best ways to see Queenstown is the air. You will see some of the most stunning spectacular backcountry mountain , falls and lakes in New Zealand. The plane can go where you can't go by foot. It will leave long lasting memories you will never forget. Tip - camera, selfie stick, sunglasses

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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. It is fantastic to hear from our passengers and we absolutely agree that seeing Milford Sound by plane is an experience you will never forget! Thanks again! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

WE flew into Milford Sound and the scenery was spectacular, beautiful mountains covered in snow and the sound looked majestic from the air.

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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 Milford Sound by Air is an amazing experience and during the Winter months with the snow on the hills the experience is amazing! Thanks again! More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Fly-Cruise-Fly-Dart River Safari Best day out ever, started with a flight in a 10 seater plane piloted by a lovely man named Karl, across the mountain ranges from Queenstown to Milford Sound. On arrival to Milford Sound we boarded a Milford Cruise and went around the sound for an hour and a half, stopping a waterfalls and other places of... More 

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

totally awesome way to see Milford Sound – Many thanks for your review. We completely agree that the Fly Cruise Fly / Dart River Safari Combo is an amazing way to see two of the most scenic locations New Zealand has to offer in one day. By doing this combo it also saves money and time and we recommend this... More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

if you have it in your budget, 100% recommend doing the Fly option to milford sound! the views you get from the plane are stunning and by far one of my favourite things i have done since i came to Queenstown!

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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. We absolutely agree that seeing Milford Sound by Air is a wonderful experience and definitely something that we recommend for everyone. Thanks again! More 

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