Guaranteed window seats with unimpaired views as you fly to Milford Sound through a landscape of unbelievable grandeur and beauty.Once in Milford Sound, your pilot will accompany you from the airport to the boat terminal. Everything is organised for you, you don't have to worry about a thing! Step on board the Southern Discoveries Scenic Cruise, lasting 1hr 45mins, you will travel the length of the Fiord and out to the Tasman Sea on a modern catamaran with large viewing decks.On the way back to Queenstown, you will be dropped off at the Glenorchy Airstrip. From there, Dart River Jet Safaris will take you on a spectacular journey through Mt Aspiring National Park on the Dart River Jet Boats.
At Glenorchy Air we offer a unique and personal experience. Unlike many other Queenstown operators, our flights take our customers via the glaciers of the Darren Mountains and Barrier Range. This allows you to take in all the beautiful surroundings whilst enjoying extra fly time to let it all sink in. Once you land in Milford Sound, your pilot will organise your transport from the airport to the boat terminal. You will then be directed to the according vessel for an unforgettable cruise around the stunning Milford Sound. Your Southern Discoveries Scenic Cruise lasts approximately 1hr 45minutes. It travels the length of the Fiord and out to the Tasman Sea whilst stopping at waterfalls and points of interest. These include extensive wildlife such as seal colonies, rare birdlife and dolphins that love playing in the waves of the catamaran! After your cruise, your pilot will be waiting for you at the boat terminal to accompany you back to the airport for your return scenic flight towards Queenstown. You will experience a spectacular landing on a grass airstrip in Glenorchy. From here, you will be pick-up by the Dart River Jet Safari guides. After a very informative leisurely walk through the forest, you'll enjoy a thrilling Jet Boat drive over the mighty Dart River. The shuttle back to Queenstown follows one of the most spectacular roads in the world. A full day of adrenaline and excitement for the whole family! (Routes can be weather dependent and may vary at the pilots discretion).