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Air Wakatipu

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Address: 1 Tex Smith Lane | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 442 3148
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fee: Yes

No trip to Queenstown is complete without visiting the breathtakingly...

No trip to Queenstown is complete without visiting the breathtakingly beautiful Milford Sound. Let our pilots take you on an unforgettable scenic flight-seeing adventure into the heart of the Southern Alps and around New Zealand's tallest mountain and largest glaciers.

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Flight to Milford sound

Booked this trip through the top 10 tourist park in Queenstown. Could not recommend this service more. The pilot James was great and. Full of knowledge. I would recommend this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Howard S
Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia

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Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this trip through the top 10 tourist park in Queenstown. Could not recommend this service more. The pilot James was great and. Full of knowledge. I would recommend this company to anyone wanting to fly to the sound or general scenic flight. 10+

Thank Howard S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip. Smooth flying over spectacular scenery in a single engine plane with three passengers. Commentary from pilot Peter was great. Also included a cruise of Milford Sound. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Mary L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this trip. I went on it solo and meet some great people on the flight and the cruise. The flight was totally worth it, bets sitting on a bus for 5 hrs each way.

Thank Kim G
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the fly cruise fly to Milford sound, had an amazing day, Wonderful door to door service from Peter our pilot. Fantastic weather, smooth flight with breathtaking views over the mountains and up the sound. Forget 5 hours each way on the coach, this is well worth the extra cost. Fabulous.

Thank Naoal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

I did the jucy coach cruise coach, which was brilliant. But as the weather was beautiful, we had the option to fly back. Which I couldn't refuse. Our flight was with Air Wakatipu. Our pilot was nice and friendly and with great knowlege of the area! Was an amazing flight with spectacular views and a bluebird day just too top... More 

Thank Candi R
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Flew to Milford Sound with my wife today. Our pilot Gareth was amazing and the flight was breathtaking, easily the best thing we've done on our New Zealand trip. A brilliant way to spend Lauren's birthday and a great way to end our time on the South Island. Under no circumstances should you drive to Milford, fly cruise fly with... More 

Thank mcewenb
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

I booked my flight to and from Milford Sound at last minute. My friends were going, and so I booked in and tagged along. I'd been to Milford before, but never by plane! The tiny six seater gave us epic views over some of the most beautiful mountains in the world! My camera was glued to the window the whole... More 

Thank Kate M
Bangor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing day!! The views from the plane over the Southern Alps are stunning. The team at Wakatipu Air were excellent, and made for a smooth running, hasdle free day. Special mention has to go to Elliott, our pilot, who was friendly, knowlegable and professional. Thank you so much for a great day. I totally revommend this as... More 

Thank SianLewis
Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Best way to see the sounds. Well worth the extra dollars over a coach trip. Stunning views. Fantastic staff. Couldn't rate this high enough. Bucket list tick.

Thank shellsyy4u
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is the most beautiful small plane flight we have ever done. The scenery from the minute you leave the airport until to return is inspiring and something we will never forget. When we get a chance we will do this flight again. Thank you Air Wakatipu.

Thank Anna A

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