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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

Highlights
  • Milford Sound flight and cruise combo tour
  • Fly over Fiordland National Park to see remote landscapes
  • Multiple departure times to accommodate your schedule
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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
From US$376,70
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9.30am Departure Winter
Includes a morning tea aboard the Nature Cruise of Milford Sound departing 9.30am in winter
From US$376,67
9.30am Departure Summer
Includes morning tea aboard the Nature Cruise.
From US$397,79
1.30pm Departure Summer
includes complimentary beer, wine or soft drink aboard the afternoon Nature Cruise
From US$397,79
Overview
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.
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 35-minute 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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Reviewed yesterday
Family flight and cruise to milford sound

Awesome trip to Milford sound the flight was beautiful and the cruise was great, the team at air Milford were very friendly, helpful, accommodating and informative. defiantly recommend going to Milford sound with AirMilford

Thank gehughes2018
Reviewed 2 days ago
The best thing I did in New Zealand

Air Milford was fantastic. I have not stopped talking about the flight and I was there about one month ago. Michael (pilot) was professional, knowledgable and kind. The scenery on the flight is like nothing I have ever seen before. I have never had the...More

1  Thank michelle_847312
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellence All The Way!

The Air Milford Team provide you with an unforgettable experience from start to finish - this is a day you will never forget! Everyone at Air Milford is genuinely focused on providing superb personalised service (with great kiwi hospitality). Everything works like clockwork - well...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great flight, stunning views, friendly dolphins and breathtaking waterfalls!

I was so amazed with so much beauty and the smooth and unique flight to Milford Sound. The pilot James Hill made it unforgettable telling us the about the mountains we were flying over, and the crew in the cruise were so nice, also telling...More

Thank Ariadne C
Airmilford, Front Office Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ariadne C, Thank you for your kind review on TripAdvisor. The weather plays a huge roll in our operations and so we are pleased that you were blessed with a crystal clear day for your excursion with us! For future guests information, we recommend...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Wow, Wow, Wow

We had fabulous weather and the flight was smooth and fabulous. We had astounding views flying through and above the snow capped mountains. The cruise gave us a different perspective now looking up at the mountains. We saw dolphins swimming near the boat. But the...More

Thank Miriam S
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hi Miriam S, WOWZERS! Thanks so much for your awesome review and of course, the five stars you awarded us. 🤩 It sounds like you had a stunner of a day to head in to Milford, the flights ARE fabulous, definitely the highlight of the...More

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