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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown - with unbiased reviews

Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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See Milford Sound’s soaring cliffs and waterfalls on a spectacular trip that explores Fiordland National Park by air and water. Combining a sightseeing flight and cruise—with included transportation from your hotel—is a great way to take in the vast scale of the region's alpine lakes, fjords, and glaciers. After touching down in Milford Sound, cruise the entire length in a boat for spotting wildlife and snapping photos.
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    Air Milford
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Cruise Milford
    Stop: 105 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Bowen Falls
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Air Milford
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  • Milford Sound flight and cruise combo tour
  • Fly over Fiordland National Park to see remote landscapes
  • Multiple departure times to accommodate your schedule
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Queenstown hotels
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your centrally located Queenstown accommodations for transfer to the airport, where you’ll start with a preflight briefing on the scenic highlights of the route, including Skippers Canyon, the Paradise region, and Donne Glacier. Enjoy spectacular views of the rugged southern terrain and then fly over Milford Sound itself before landing at the head of the fjord. Board a cruise boat for a trip down the length of Milford Sound, with reserved seating, hot drinks, and open-air decks that give up-close views of the fjord’s dramatic waterfalls and wildlife. Following the cruise, lift off for the return flight to Queenstown, taking a different route to see even more of the landscape, including towering Sutherland Falls. A driver will greet you at the airport for return transfer to you accommodations.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Queenstown, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live pilot commentary on board
  • Reserved seating aboard the Nature Cruise of Milford Sound
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (centrally located hotels)
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • On the 9.30am departure a small morning snack is provided, on the 11.30am departure, lunch is provided and on the 1.30pm departure a complimentary beer, wine or soft drink is provided.
  • Entry/Admission - Cruise Milford
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Do not forget to bring a jacket and your camera
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Infant rates apply for 0 - 1 years of age, when the infant is sat on a parents lap, with an infant lap belt
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Air Milford
Judy C
Queenstown, New Zealand
We had a fabulous day. Picked up from our hotel to the airport and return. Fabulous flight to and from Milford
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Fantastic Experience
The flight there was as breathtaking as the scenery in the Sound. Professionalism all the way and a fabulous
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Richard G
South Island, New Zealand
Amazing Flights
Air Milford , operates amazing flight seeings tours from Queenstown including flights to & from Milford Sound and
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Hillary D
Absolutely cannot miss!
Flight into Milford is worth every penny. The guides are excellent and very knowledgeable. Our pilot Carl “Tomo”
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Aarau, Switzerland
Milford Sound with airplane from Queenstown
Friendly staff, high level of security, outstanding adventure! We enjoyed every second of this unforgetable tour
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Alan and Julie
We had always wanted to experience Milford Sound and the surrounding area and this was a perfect way to do it.
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Milford sound by coach, boat and plane
We had the most amazing day. Firstly picked up by taxi to take us to out meeting point. Dave our coach driver ( 5
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Midland, Canada
Breathtaking Views
Highly recommend the 1/2 day plane trip to Milford Sound. Costs a bit more than the bus tour but views were
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Newcastle, Australia
Awesome tour
Went on the half day Milford Sound flight and cruise from Queenstown and have to say that this may be the best
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San Francisco, California
Great experience on land, water and in the air
My first time on a small plane, so did not know what to expect and was a bit nervous... But the professionalism
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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