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Milford Sound Scenic Flights

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Address: Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 442 3065
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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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Just Do It

If you have been thinking about a trip with Milford Sound Scenic Flights, stop thinking and just do it! We did the Fly-Cruise-Fly option and it was worth every cent. We had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Auckland Region, New Zealand

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have been thinking about a trip with Milford Sound Scenic Flights, stop thinking and just do it! We did the Fly-Cruise-Fly option and it was worth every cent. We had a stunning day for the trip and the views were spectacular. Our pilot, Simon, was incredible, flying a very smooth course and pointing out all the sights below... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are so pleased you had a fantastic time, as it truly is an amazing experience. We pride ourselves in providing the best service, so your positive feedback is a real boost for the whole team. More 

Madrid, Spain
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience on air. Really professional staff and incredible views. Mildford Sound is great but for us the best was the way back and forth by plane. Don't miss it!

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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 our product on TripAdvisor! It’s great to hear you enjoyed the trip and we agree that seeing Milford Sound by plane is the perfect way to experience the wonder. More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These guys are very professional, knowledgable, and will show you the best alpine views Queenstown has to offer, the 40 minute flight will have you in awe of the mountainous terrain below, you must have your camera ready. Our pilot, Grant, was entertaining and informative. They say Milford Sound is one of the prettiest places on earth and they are... More 

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

Many thanks for your review. We couldn’t agree more that seeing Milford Sound by plane is a highlight to anyone’s trip! I have passed on your comments to your pilot Grant and many thanks for sharing your experience! More 

Newcastle, Australia
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51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes we debated whether to do the bus tour over the flight but unless you don't want to see the best views from Queenstown to Milford Sound then take the bus. The flight was one of my top 5 days EVER, the scenery is breathtaking where you are so close & personal it's not to be missed. Yes it's a... 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 our product on Tripadvisor! It is always fantastic to hear from our happy passengers after their experience with us and we are thrilled to be on your top 5 days ever list! Thanks again More 

Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The flight was great with a well informed pilot acting as tour guide. He was both informative and witty which kept us entertained for both 35-40 minute flights. The pilot was very reassuring for the nervous flyers.

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

Many thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your trip. Our pilots are an integral part of our Company and they are very good at making all of our passengers as comfortable as possible on all of our trips. Thanks again! More 

Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Incredibly beautiful flight to Milford sound. Went in a 6 person plane that was right on top of the mountains for the whole flight. Highly recommend the fly-cruise-fly option. The cruise on the sound was also excellent.

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

Yes the prices do include complimentary transfers to and from all centrally located Accommodation providers in Queenstown. More 

Perth, Australia
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

I'm not going to lie... We were hesitant to spend $940 on a fly-cruise-fly trip to Milford Sound but I think it the best investment we've made in a long time! My husband and I - accompanied by our nearly 2 year old - decided to bite the bullet and had the experience of a lifetime. From the included taxi... 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 couldn’t agree more that experiencing Milford Sound by Plane is totally worth the splurge particularly with a nearly two year old! The 40 minute flight each way is definitely a lot more appealing than a 4.5-5 hour coach ride with a little one! Thanks again! More 

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50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We flew over the mountains..so close could almost touch them..got some fab photos. We then took boat trip up the sound which was magical..waterfalls with rainbows; seals penguins and to top it all wonderful sunshine..I know we were lucky in this respect! Our flight was last to pick up..a little anxious..but all was forgiven when we took off and another... More 

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

We couldn’t agree more that Milford Sound is the highlight of any trip to New Zealand. We often have seats available on the day and I am glad you experienced Milford with us. I have passed on your comments to our team! Thanks again! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

You can't go wrong here. While the cruise gives you a great experience of the fjords, the views from the top are something else, with the peaks that are capped by glaciers.

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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 having the flight options as well as the cruise is a magnificent way to experience the wonder of Milford Sound from two breath taking perspectives! Thanks again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

What a beautiful day for a awesome fly !!! Flight Cruise Flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound... Fly tough mountains, glaciers, rivers, Lakes...the journey you have to come to receive the touch i was cry on the plane because couldn't find a word to describe it !! come to get the amazing touch!! Cruise is nice and cozy , beautiful... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us. The experience of Milford Sound is amazing and we are thrilled that you chose to experience it with us, thanks again! More 

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