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Air Milford

Open Now: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Air Milford is a family owned and operated business based in Queenstown, New Zealand, specialising in personalised sightseeing excursions for visitors who want to experience the very best tours of Queenstown and the South Island of New Zealand. Air...more
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1 Tex Smith Lane | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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We thoroughly enjoyed our trip with Air Milford. The flight was fantastic - the scenery was spectacular. The cruise was just perfect and about the right amount of time. We saw dolphins and seals and fantastic waterfalls. The whole day was a beautiful day for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank saraht71
Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful flight over the impressive mountains near Queenstown, abundantly commented by our pilot. (He ensured as smooth a flight as possible, given the normal turbulence). Then boarding the ship to view Milford sound, its impressive cliffs, innumerable waterfalls and a few seals. We'd love...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

everything we smoothly. we got an email where to park, then we arrived and from then on everything went like clockwork. the flight felt like bush flying in Alaska through the mountains. how cool. Great boat trip, we saw dolphins, fur seals. Flight home took...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CRAIG A
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

G'day CRAIG A, Thank you for your five out of five rating for your excursion with Air Milford recently, it's great to hear that you had such a lovely time and enjoyed seeing the spectacular scenery in our backyard, as well as meeting some of...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Professional.Totally Incredible. Made us feel so at ease. . The air guided tour from Queensland to Milford Sound over the Southern Alps left up us speechless ....Amazing. .......💋More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mrsbridgetdavey
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kia Ora mrsbridgetdavey, Thanks so much for the awesome review and for the five stars ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ we really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us and the TripAdvisor community. It really is the best praise we...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Do yourself a favour and do not miss a flight/tour with Air Milford! Our pilot Antony was fabulous.... we were welcomed by the team with warm friendly smiles followed by an excellent pre-flight briefing pointing out the route and highlights we would hopefully see. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank StyleAV
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello StyleAV, Thanks for your absolutely awesome review, we loved reading your comments and are still basking in the glow of being rated five stars and being labelled ABSOLUTELY AWESOME 😁 😁 😁 ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ The Milford Sound and Big 5 Glaciers...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an absolutely fantastic experience with Air Milford from start to finish. Would highly recommend this trip- the views are breathtaking and the staff are welcoming and knowledgeable about the area. Our pilot was Antony and you could really tell how much he loved...More

Thank 352paveln
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there 352paveln! ☁️☁️☁️☁️☁️☁️☁️☁️☁️ We are so stoked that you are on cloud nine, we are too after reading your awesome review! It's great to hear that your whole trip was enjoyable from start to finish, that is always our aim and our staff work...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The flight to Milford Sound is worth every cent. 30minutes of super views and the experience of being in a small plane. All seats have great views. Actually the flight is the highlight not the Sounds.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank robinWoodbridge
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Kia Ora robinWoodbridge! Thank you so much for writing a review of your flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound, it is definitely the way to travel when visiting Fiordland National Park, with amazing views and scenery that just can't be seen or beaten from the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew from Queenstown to Milford Sound for a 2 hr cruise, and then back again. The weather was fine, so the views were absolutely stunning. The pilot gave commentary all the way, and took scenic detours to pick up various highlights, such as peaks...More

Thank Azure55
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Azure55, Thanks for leaving us such a lovely review and for the five star rating ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ It sounds like you had an amazing weather day, the views are certainly out of this world from our aircraft! It's such a scenic...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our pilot, Matt, brought us back from Milford Sound on a fantastic flight over to Queenstown. A highlight of our trip to NZ, for sure! You can’t appreciate the enormity of these mountains unless you fly over them!More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 67GaryM67
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 67GaryM67, Thanks very much for your review of your flight back from Milford to Queenstown, it not only saved you five hours of road travel on a bus but it's also a scenic wonder! I totally agree with you that you cannot appreciate how...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful trip to go on and Air Milford is a great company to do it with. Very impressed by the beauty of Milford Sound.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Fiona P
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Fiona P, Thanks so much for your fabulous review of your fabulous adventure to the 8th wonder of the world! We can't shout loudly enough about how appreciative we are when our lovely guests share their experience on TripAdvisor / social media / other...More

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Tejal D
February 2, 2018|
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Response from Airmilford | Property representative |
Hi Tejal D Thank you for your question. Due to being in a fixed wing aircraft we are unable to land on any glaciers as landing strips are not available, however you would certainly see these when flying to and from Milford... More
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Kate S
December 5, 2017|
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Response from Airmilford | Property representative |
Hi Kate, Thank you for your enquiry with Air Milford. We use taxis to collect our guests from their centrally located Queenstown accommodation. In New Zealand, infants are required to have their own seat in a car, however... More
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Kimfitzstar
October 14, 2017|
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Hi Kimfitzstar, Thank you for your questions. The Scenic cruises the fiord for 1hr 45mins (on our 08.00am departure) and 1hr 30mins (on our 10.00am departure) and the Nature cruises for 2hrs (on our 12.00noon departure... More
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