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Wakatipu Aero Club

1 Tex Smith Lane | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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everything was great

I think this may be the smallest company that offers flights in the area, which is actually better... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
Ben S
Best thing we've ever done

My husband and I are always adventuring and spend a lot of time in Queenstown however as this is... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2017
SherriL0we
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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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1 Tex Smith Lane | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

I think this may be the smallest company that offers flights in the area, which is actually better. It's still very professional, but the staff enjoy their work and are really nice. The plane/flying etc was all excellent, and the pilot was brilliant. If you're...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2017

My husband and I are always adventuring and spend a lot of time in Queenstown however as this is our honeymoon and we've never been out to the Milford Sound, we thought we'd treat ourselves and fly there and back - we were not disappointed!...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2017

I flew with At Wakatipu from Queenstown to Milford Sound. I had the most amazing experience. The pilot was lovely. She was very friendly and pointed out all the sights on the way to Milford Sound. It was a fly, cruise, fly excursion and I...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2017

I have been living in Queenstown for over 2 years now, and have been to Milford Sound quite a few times - by coach -. But this time my parents & I got the opportunity to fly there. This was by far the best experience...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2017

We had high expectations for this excursion and indeed we were not disappointed! We booked the fly-cruise-fly and the service was great from pick-up to drop-off. Wonderful views that you would not be able to see by driving to Milford Sound. We have recommended this...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

I must think the staff at Air Wakatipu for giving me a fantastic trip yesterday.From picking me up to topping me off everything was a day to remember, my mention Jucy who's boat we travelled around Milford Sound on, could not recommend the two companies...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017

The flight was cancelled two days running because of bad weather but on the third day we made the most amazing flight over the mountains from Queenstown to Milford Sound. Everything was vet well organised and our pilot James was very informative and helpful. The...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2017

We have been to Queenstown several times and Milford Sound three times. This trip was special as we decided to treat ourselves to a flight rather than the trip by bus which makes it a very long day. Well as soon as Captain Peter took...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

I flew with Elliot to Mt Cook today and had the most incredible experience. Elliot was knowledgeable and funny - he provided exceptional commentary throughout the flight and even had lots of helpful tips on what to do with the rest of my holiday. My...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Firstly, they were flexible with our bookings and allowed us to change days since the other seats had not been sold yet. The flight: just wow. To see the snow capped mountains, glaciers and lakes from above was amazing. Upon landing in Milford Sound, we...More

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