Milford Sound Scenic Helicopter Flight And Cruise

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Highlights & inclusions

Scenic helicopter flight over the Southern Alps and Milford Sound
Enjoy a 1.5 hour cruise down the fiord with your pilot
Experience an alpine landing on the way home
Transfers from your central Queenstown accommodation
Highly experienced pilot
Discover the World Heritage-listed Milford Sound from the air and water

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Sat, Jul 13, 2024

What you can expect

Over The Top Helicopters offers a personal scenic flight to Milford Sound with a cruise, providing an unforgettable experience. Fly over the breathtaking Southern Alps with your highly experienced pilot, who will also serve as your guide. Enjoy a 1.5-hour cruise down the fjord and an alpine landing on the return journey, giving you the chance to breathe in the crisp mountain air. Transfers from your central Queenstown accommodation are included for your convenience.

This unique adventure departs at 10:45 am from Queenstown Airport and lasts up to four hours. Arrive 20 minutes before lift-off if self-driving, or arrange a pickup 30 minutes prior. Bring a camera, sunglasses, sturdy shoes, and a warm jacket. Individual passenger weights are required, and a minimum of two participants is needed. Weather conditions may affect the flight, with alternatives provided if necessary. Note that the tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair due to uneven surfaces. Discover the World Heritage-listed Milford Sound from both the air and water on this remarkable journey.


What you need to know

  • Transfers from your central Queenstown accommodation
  • Helicopter flight over Milford Sound and the mountains
  • 1.5 hour cruise on Milford Sound
  • One alpine landing
  • Highly experienced pilot
  • This experience departs at 10:45am
  • Please allow up to four hours for this experience
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from Queenstown Airport
Hotel Pickup
  • Either self-drive to our departure lounge at the Queenstown airport and aim to be here 20 minutes prior to lift off.
  • Pickup can be arranged from your Queenstown accommodation 30 minutes prior to lift off
What To Bring
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses,
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Warm jacket
Additional Information
  • Individual passenger weights are required to confirm each flight
  • Minimum of two participants required for the experience to run
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions. If you are unable to fly due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative flight
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
Cancellation Policy
  • 24 hours of tour receive a 25% refund
  • 7 days of tour receive a 50% refund
  • 8 days or more receive a 100% refund
  • (100% refund will be issued if cancelled due to weather)
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 48 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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