Milford Sound Express Helicopter Flight - 75 Minutes

Highlights & inclusions

Get a bird’s eye view of iconic Milford Sound
Experience an alpine landing
Fly over remote, high alpine lakes and waterfalls
Climb up and over Queenstown
Expert guided helicopter tour
Spectacular Hollyford Valley views
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Sat, Jul 13, 2024

What you can expect

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Heliworks and get a bird’s eye view of the iconic Milford Sound. Lift off from our hangar and watch as the Wakatipu basin unfolds before you, climbing over Queenstown and crossing the Richardson Mountains on your way to Milford Sound.

From the helicopter, witness the meeting of the Dart and Rees rivers at the head of Lake Wakatipu to the North, and the stunning Greenstone and Caples valleys to the South, famous for their backcountry fishing.

Fly over the forested Hollyford Valley and marvel at numerous alpine lakes before enjoying an alpine landing. Take in the breathtaking scenery and the tranquility of this remote location.

There's no better way to experience Milford Sound than by helicopter, you'll create memories to last a lifetime.


What you need to know

  • 75 minute helicopter experience taking you through Milford Sound showcasing its beauty from above before experiencing an alpine landing
  • Get a bird’s eye view of iconic Milford Sound
  • Experience an alpine landing
  • Fly over remote, high alpine lakes and waterfalls
  • This experience has a duration of 75 minutes
Departure Location
  • This experience includes pick up from central Queenstown or meet at Heliworks Queenstown base, 64 Grant Road, Frankton
What To Bring
  • Wear sensible comfortable covered shoes
  • Bring along or wear warm clothing, including a jacket
  • Remember to bring your camera, sunscreen, sunglasses and insect repellent
Additional Information
  • Participant changes are fine as long as the passengers are a similar weight
  • Spectators are welcome wait and watch you flight take-off and land from our hangar
  • Flights are weather dependent. Weather checks are to be made one hour prior to departure. If we cannot operate due to weather and as a result, passengers are unable to fly, no cancellation fees will apply
  • There are wheelchair access and facilities
  • A minimum of two passengers are required for most scenic flights
  • Children must be accompanied by a full fare paying adult
  • Experience provider reserves the right to up-grade passengers or merge flights for operational reasons or flight management purposes if required
  • Occasionally flight paths or landing locations may alter at the pilot’s discretion
  • For the purpose of aircraft weight and balance and in accordance with the Civil Aviation Authority rules and regulations, we require all passenger weights at the time of booking. Once we have received and reviewed this information we will be able to confirm the booking
Terms And Conditions
  • Any cancellations made by passengers within 24 hours of departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee, as well as a 3% credit card transaction fee.
  • If no notice is given and passengers 'no-show' for the flight, 100% of the fare will be charged.
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience​
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience ​
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
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 for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, 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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