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Air Milford

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Address: 1 Tex Smith Lane | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 2351
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Air Milford is a family owned and operated business based in Queenstown,...

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 Milford purposefully remains a mid-size New Zealand tourism business. This allows the company to stay committed and focused on offering its guests exclusive, niche sightseeing tours of the Queenstown, Fiordland and South Island regions. Air Milford is a tour company - not a transport company. The Air Milford team have an intimate knowledge of the scenic wonders of Fiordland, Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Mount Cook and the Queenstown region. The 'hands on' tours take in magnificent fiords, New Zealand native forests and glaciers. Guests will be introduced to New Zealand's stunning native birds, seals, penguins and dolphins. Our modern aircraft are meticulously maintained and we are proud to have achieved one of the Civil Aviation Authority's (CAA) highest audit ratings for operations and safety.

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$421.85*
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Milford Sound Day Trip from Queenstown by Coach, Cruise and Flight
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$389.23*
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Half-Day Milford Sound Nature Cruise and Flight from Queenstown
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$369.95*
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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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Flew to Milford Sound, with Matt Cameron......great experience...really informative .....good value ...don't waste your hard earned dollars on any others....this is the real McCoy

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Flew to Milford Sound, with Matt Cameron......great experience...really informative .....good value ...don't waste your hard earned dollars on any others....this is the real McCoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have done the Milford Sound fly/cruise/fly with Air Milford and it was a blast! Landscapes are stunning and the Air Milford team is very nice, friendly, professional and helpful, we have no bad comments, only positive! We would definetly recommend to anyone going to Queenstown to take the trip to Milford Sound and would also recommend to fly to... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally awesome experience. I have run out of superlatives for this tour. The flight to Milford Sound was truly majestic flying through the mountains. The boat cruise was incredible showcasing Mother Nature at its absolute best. Sure it's quite expensive, but if you don't do it you'll regret it! Air Milford staff and pilot were fantastic, helpful and informative. Could... More 

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Airmilford, Manager at Air Milford, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the Air Milford team I wish to acknowledge your review, and express our sincere thanks for taking the time to do so. It sounds like you had a day fantastic experience, which pleases us no end. Yours Kindly, Antony Sproull More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel kindly arranged a booking for a fly/cruise/fly experience to Milford Sound with Air Milford. Air Milford arranged transport directly from our hotel to the airport where Air Milford's professional and very friendly staff briefed us on the day's activities. Our pilot Alex Turnbull was sensational. His professionalism, local knowledge and friendly manner made an already great experience into... More 

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Airmilford, Front Office Manager at Air Milford, responded to this review

Dear Smackas, Thank you for taking the time to review your Milford Sound Fly/Cruise/Fly with us on Trip Advisor. We are fortunate to have a great reputation around Queenstown with the hotel concierges, it is always a pleasure when guests are referred to us by their accommodation provider. We are pleased to hear that we were able to exceed your... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This flight was one of the most beautiful scenic flights I've done, the views are incredible. The new planes also made photographing through the windows a lot easier as there were no scratches or marks on the windows. I would highly recommend doing this experience.

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Airmilford, Front Office Manager at Air Milford, responded to this review

Dear Daniel T, Thank you for taking the time to review your half day Milford Sound flight and cruise on TripAdvisor. Our pilots and engineers take a lot of care in ensuring the widows are clean and scratch free and so it is very welcome to receive this feedback from you. With the stunning scenery viewed during the journey to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Flying to Milford Sound is not a cheap way to see this amazing place but the scenery there and back makes it a must do experience if you can. The team at Air Milford were great. We were originally booked to go on Thursday but couldn't fly due to the weather. Mary was very helpful in reorganising our trip for... More 

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Airmilford, Manager at Air Milford, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review. It is so rewarding to learn about your trip to Milford being a fantastic experience. The destination speaks for itself, but to hear your praise of our staff is pleasing news for a manager to receive! For this we are most grateful, and I have ensured that both Mary & Hank have... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I booked the Fly/Nature Cruise/Fly. The photos pretty much speak for themselves. It was a beautiful and easy way to do a day trip to Milford from Queenstown. Great plane, and Antony was an excellent pilot. Very knowledgeable about the area too, giving lots of good vistas and info about the area on the way in and... More 

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Airmilford, Front Office Manager at Air Milford, responded to this review

Dear Dave L, Thank you for taking the time to review your excursion with us on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful to hear that you and your wife had a great time with Antony on our Milford Sound Fly/Nature Cruise/Fly. There is nothing Antony enjoys more, than flying in the mountains and this passion for the local area, shines though in... More 

Perth Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yesterday we did a fly cruise to Milford sound with Antony from this company. It was an awesome experience one that I highly recommend to anybody visiting Queenstown

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Airmilford, Front Office Manager at Air Milford, responded to this review

Dear Sue M, Thank you for reviewing your recent excursion on TripAdvisor. Antony is a wonderful pilot and guide and we are pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your Milford Sound Fly/Cruise/Fly with him this week. We have had to have some beautiful flying days recently, with blue bird skies, snow on the mountains and penguins in the Fiord!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I flew with Anthony this week. The flight is truly unreal - so beautiful it's hard to believe. It looked like a travel brochure except we were there and it was real! The cruise was lovely and the staff at Air Milford was informative and delightful. Couldn't ask for more!

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Airmilford, Front Office Manager at Air Milford, responded to this review

Dear Liza, Thank you for reviewing your recent scenic flight on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful to hear that you had a unbelievable time on our Milford Sound Fly/Cruise/Fly excursion. We completely agree with your sentiment, that it feels like you are living a travel brochure, we often find that even the brochures struggle to capture the grandeur and do justice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My booking was moved 3 days ahead because of bad weather and visibilty but the wait was totally worth it. Our pilot was very informative and answered every question we had!

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Airmilford, Front Office Manager at Air Milford, responded to this review

Dear Max N, Thank you for reviewing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased that you got a break in a week of poor weather conditions, so that you could come flying with us to Milford Sound. The weather can be changeable here and on some days poor weather keeps us grounded. But once the weather clears... More 

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