Water activity

Milford Sound: Fly | Cruise | Fly

4.7 / 5

3 reviews

Activity provider: Glenorchy Air

Milford Sound: Fly | Cruise | Fly

Activity provider: Glenorchy Air

From US$ 279.35 per person

Soar over the Southern Alps on a 40-minute flight over the stunning mountain scenery of Milford Sound, before boarding a spectacular cruise through the fiord.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Exact pick up time will come through on confirmation and will be reconfirmed on your weather check 1 hour before your flight. Please call Glenorchy Air 1hr prior to your flight on +64 3 442 2207 It is a shared pick up, please be punctual and mindful of other passengers who may be waiting.


  • Savor panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and World-Heritage-listed Mount Aspiring National Park
  • Gaze down at snow-clad mountains and glaciers such as Olivine Ice Plateau and Mount Tutoko Glacier
  • Land beneath the towering scenery of Mitre Peak
  • Enjoy a cruise through Milford Sound, and spot incredible wildlife
Full description
Gaze down at the mountains and glaciers of Milford Sound as you take the flight of a lifetime onboard a fixed-wing aircraft. Savor the awe-inspiring scenery from your window seat as you enjoy an informative commentary from a knowledgeable local pilot. Soar over incredible features of the surrounding landscape, such as Coronet Peak skifield and Skippers Canyon. Absorb panoramic views over the Shotover River, the second-richest gold-bearing river in the world. Marvel at the sight of shimmering Lake Wakatipu below, as you fly along the Dart River Valley into World-Heritage-listed Mount Aspiring National Park. Enjoy an unforgettable experience as you jet across snow-clad peaks, the Olivine Ice Plateau, Mount Tutoko, and the Tutoko Glacier. Take in the breath-taking scenery of Fiordland National Park, the rugged West Coast, and the Tasman Sea, before descending into Milford Sound. Be amazed by the dramatic cliff faces and aerial views of cascading Stirling Falls, as you are led on a walk through beech forest and onboard a 1hr 45min cruise through the natural wonders of Milford Sound. Get the camera ready to snap the iconic Mitre Peak, standing 1692 meters above sea level. Look out for seal colonies, penguins, and dolphins from the open-air viewing deck, as you travel the full length of the fiord. Soak in the stunning landscape as you are greeted by your pilot for another memorable flight back across a World-Heritage-listed area to Queenstown.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Return flights to Milford Sound
  • Nature cruise along Milford Sound
  • Complementary tea, coffee, and water
  • Food can be purchased onboard the cruise
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent

Know before you go

  • The excursions are weather dependent and flight paths are not guaranteed
  • Flights require a minimum of 2 passengers
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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Simply amazing, flight had unreal scenery cruise had spectacular sights

January 9, 2022

This trip was amazing. The pilot, Will, was super friendly and informative. Would highly recommend.

February 10, 2022

June 27, 2022

Product ID: 249982