Milford Sound Flight Tour: Glacier Fly Over and Landing

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours in Queenstown

Tour description provided by Viator

Crossing the mountains from the Mount Aspiring National Park into the Fiordland National Park you will see some stunning views over the local glaciers. The flight continues on towards the west coast. Descending into Milford Sound to see close up views of Mitre Peak and Stirling Falls is an unforgettable, once in a lifetime, experience. Your 2-hour small-group experience allows for personal attention with the aircraft's passenger limit of 7. The whole fleet can take up to 24 passengers in total. Hotel pickup from Queenstown hotels only is included, as well as roundtrip transportation by air conditioned coach.
After selecting your desired departure time - either 8am, 10am, 12:30pm, 2pm, you will begin your day with pickup from your Queenstown hotel. You will fly over endless panoramic views of lakes, forested river valleys, waterfalls, jagged razor-backed ridge lines and snow covered peaks along the way.Crossing the mountains from the Mount Aspiring National Park into the Fiordland National Park you will see some stunning views over the local glaciers. The flight continues on towards the west coast. Descending and landing in Milford Sound to see close up views of Mitre Peak and Stirling Falls is an unforgettable, once in a lifetime, experience. You have approximately 30 minutes on the ground to stretch your legs and take that famous Mitre Peak photo.After turning back into the fiord over the Tasman Sea you will fly back to Queenstown. You will fly a completely different route which will include wonderful views overhead beautiful Lake Wakatipu.All seats aboard the aircraft are window seats and your pilot will provide an interesting and informative commentary. There are three 7-seater aircrafts and one 3-seater aircraft. Routes can be weather dependent and may vary at the pilot's discretion. Your tour concludes after approximately 2 hours, with drop-off back at your hotel in Queenstown.

What’s included

  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Airport taxes
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local, professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Queenstown hotels only)
  • Fixed-wing air tour
  • Round-trip flights
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach (up to 21 passengers, no infant or booster seats)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Scenic air tour
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