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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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Amazing Experience & Amazing Views

This is one of my top rated experiences of all my trips to New Zealand (Aotearoa). I love the Country and it is one of my favorite places to travel to in the World. I originally... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Ken S
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Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of my top rated experiences of all my trips to New Zealand (Aotearoa). I love the Country and it is one of my favorite places to travel to in the World. I originally booked the Fly-Cruise-Fly option as I didn't want to spend mindless hours on the bus. The weather interfered with the Cruise option so this... More 

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South Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently went on the helicopter glacier flight with my partner, it was such a great experience and the pilot was lovely and well knowledged about Milford sound and Queenstown. Getting to stand on the glacier was amazing with a spectacular view!

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

Many thanks for your review. Experiencing the local area by Helicopter is an amazing experience and the opportunity to stand on a Glacier is truly an unforgettable moment! Thanks again! More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did the Fly Cruise Fly on Monday as a birthday treat with my parents who both turn 90 within the next few months. Bit apprehensive prior to the trip as to how it would go for the older gen but it was Brilliant. Grant the pilot was the best. Hard case. Good weather, superb views all the way, over Glenorchy,... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your trip with us. You might not believe it, but it is very rare to get beautiful weather and dolphins when visiting Milford Sound. As we are located in a rainforest it is more common to see misty mountains and waterfalls, and the dolphins don’t visit everyday - we can never guarantee... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 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 June 29, 2016

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 June 28, 2016 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 June 24, 2016 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 4 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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