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.
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. All seats aboard our aircraft are window seats and your pilot will provide an interesting and informative commentary.Once in Milford enjoy the scenic cruise through the fiord to the Tasman Sea, you will travel through the tranquil waters surrounded by high peak mountains and a variety of wildlife. Milford is famous for its vast wildlife including hector and bottlenose dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, little blue penguins and one of the most rare in the world the Fiordland Crested Penguin. After your cruise board our coach trip, relax and enjoy the views of returning to Queenstown. The coach will take you via Lake Te Anau, making the occasional stop for restroom and snack breaks.(Routes can be weather dependent and may vary at the pilot's discretion.)