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Address: Te Anau Lakefront, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 7405
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Wings & Water, Te Anau offers picturesque scenic flights through the...

Wings & Water, Te Anau offers picturesque scenic flights through the rugged and beautiful Fiordland National Park. Our seaplane services Milford Sound, as well as providing stunning flights into Doubtful Sound, Dusky Sound and within the local Lake Te Anau and Lake Manapouri area.

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Great flight and service

A spur of the moment decision to fly and it is was one of the best I have made. Kylie was a terrific pilot and a great promoter of the Te Anau area (which is wonderful). I'd... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A spur of the moment decision to fly and it is was one of the best I have made. Kylie was a terrific pilot and a great promoter of the Te Anau area (which is wonderful). I'd recommend it to anyone!

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Thank David L
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Doubtful and Dusky Sound scenic flight. While clear and sunny Kylie recommended we wait to mid-afternoon for better chances for cloud to burn off over the sounds. We had a lovely flight with informative commentary but couldn't safely get into Doubtful Sound as the pass was clouded out. Dusky was fabulous. Fiordland is so vast this is... More 

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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We were picked up from our Cruise Te Anau boat by the Wings and Water float plane and flown back to base, passing over the main lake and hidden lakes. A real buzz and an unforgettable way to finish our cruise and nature walk.

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Thank Barry T
Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, and thanks for coming along :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We had initially booked to do the 40 minute Doubtful Sound flight but unfortunately this was not possible due to the weather. The skies were still good for flying around Te Anau so we opted to do the 20 minute lakes flight. I'm a very very nervous flyer and we had another passenger who was afraid of heights but Kylie... More 

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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this review

Thank you so much, take care, blue skies. More 

Durango, Colorado, USA
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119 reviews
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

This is a great company that takes you on an amazing tour of a lifetime! It's the only way to see Doubtful Sound. Im not a good flyer, but Kylie did everything she could to make me comfortable. She gave me confidence and trust in her. A perfect day and it was worth every minute. Not to be missed! It... More 

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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this review

Thank you so much Mary, we're glad you and Jerry had fun on our trip! More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Within 30 minutes of arriving in Te Anau we'd booked ourselves on a 40 minute Doubtful Sound flight! We'd originally thought about the boat trip but as we already had a boat trip to Milford Sound arranged we thought "what the hell" let's see Doubtful from the air. This spontaneous decision resulted in the best experience we've had so far... More 

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Thank Phil B
Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this review

Thank you for your response Phil, we're glad you enjoyed your trip! More 

Port Macquarie, Australia
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38 reviews
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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

We paid for a 20 minutes flight and were asked to wait three quarters of an hour before taking off. In that time the wind came up and the flight was cancelled. We were very happy with the cancellation as my wife was very nervous and the water looked rough. We were offered a refund without asking for it. They... More 

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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this review

Hi Craig, Thanks for your review. We're sorry we couldn't take you for a flight, but glad you were happy with the outcome! Come visit us again sometime!! More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed March 7, 2017

The seaplane is small and can only take 4 or 5 depending upon your weight. It is owned by husband & wife, the husband is the pilot. The day i went the water was very still almost a mirror and the 15 minute flight a delight, it gave a wonderful of the hidden lakes and the surrounding area. The cost... More 

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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed yourselves! :) More 

Reigate, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2017

We did the Fjordland Fantastic Tour and it was breathtaking! If you like "real" flying and stunning scenery then this is it. Thank you for the warm welcome and the incredible tour/flight. Best wishes Andrea

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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this review

Thank you, Andrea! We are so glad you enjoyed your trip!! More 

Great Missenden, null, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

In communication with company before arriving was very good - website gives you a good overview of the various packages - on the day kept us well updated on when we could fly as we were slightly delayed due to weather - fantastic pilot - great sense of humour, well versed in the area and gave you lots of info... More 

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Kylie W, Owner at Wings & Water, responded to this review

Thank you, Abigail! It's great to see you enjoyed your trip, we hope to see you again!! :) More 

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