Milford Sound & Big 5 Glaciers Scenic Flight from Queenstown

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Highlights & inclusions

1 hour scenic flight over Milford Sound
See at least five major glaciers
Complimentary hotel transfers from Queenstown
Family-owned company with 50+ years experience
Views of Mt Aspiring & Fiordland National Park
Informative commentary from your pilot
or 4 payments of $107.87 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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What you can expect

Embark on an extraordinarily scenic adventure with the Milford Sound and Big Five Glaciers Scenic Flight departing from Queenstown. Travellers are invited to experience the beauty of Milford Sound and the grandeur of the area's largest glaciers on this unparalleled one-hour flight in a fixed wing aircraft.

The scenic flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound unveils panoramic views of the captivating landscapes in Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Park. Prepare to be amazed by the iconic Milford Sound, known for its towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls, followed by an exhilarating glide over five awe-inspiring glaciers. Nature's grandeur unfolds beneath as rugged mountains, expansive glaciers, and frozen lakes come into view. Some of the glaciers you will be lucky enough to see include the Olivine, Donne, Rob Roy, Dart, Bonar, Jura and Volta Glaciers, plus many more.

This Queenstown scenic flight guarantees a visual feast, capturing the essence of New Zealand's unparalleled wilderness. With daily departures, travellers have the opportunity to seamlessly integrate this extraordinary experience into their Queenstown itinerary. Don't miss your chance to elevate your Queenstown holiday by booking a Queenstown to Milford Sound flight and indulging in a sky-high exploration of New Zealand's glaciers.


What you need to know

  • 1 hour scenic flight over Milford Sound
  • See at least five major glaciers in Mt Aspiring National Park
  • Fantastic aerial views of the Southern Alps
  • Complimentary transfers from most Queenstown accommodation
  • This overflight does not include a landing at Milford Sound or a boat cruise
  • This experience departs at 9am in summer (October - April) and 9:30am in winter (May - September)
  • Allow 1.5 hours for this experience
Departure Location
  • Pick up from your central Queenstown hotel or meet at Air Milford, 3 Tex Smith Lane, Queenstown Airport
Additional Information
  • We recommend booking for your first available day in Queenstown due to the weather dependent nature of flying
  • Should the weather be unfavourable on the day, you will have maximum flexibility to roll your experience on to another day during your stay
Terms And Conditions
  • This experience requires a minimum of six passengers to operate
Cancellation Policy
  • For flights cancelled more than 48 hours prior to the departure time, there will be no charge. For flights cancelled between 24 hours and 48 hours prior to departure time we reserve the right to charge a 10% booking fee. For flights cancelled within 24 hours prior to departure time, or in the case of a ‘no show’, you will be charged the full cost of the flight.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking howeverd is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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