Explore Milford Sound’s stunning fiord from the air and on the water. Upon landing in Milford, join an unforgettable 1 hour 45 minute Scenic Cruise past sheer cliffs, gushing waterfalls and perhaps even spot dolphins, seals and penguins. Enjoy an exhilarating flight past spectacular rivers, valleys and mountains with blue-green ice falls as we land you exclusively on Mt Tutoko Glacier high in the Southern Alps before returning to Queenstown.
* Winter departures from 1 May 2018 to 30 Sept 2018 include a 1 hour 45 min Scenic Cruise and specialist nature guide on board the cruise.
Milford Sound Extended Glacier and Beach
Three Landings – Milford, Coastal Beach and Glacier/Snow
Explore Milford Sound’s stunning fiord from the air. Fly the length of Milford Sound past sheer cliffs and gushing waterfalls, then out to the Tasman Sea where we land on a wild West Coast beach. In Milford, enjoy a short nature walk and take that iconic Mitre Peak photo. Enjoy an exhilarating flight past spectacular rivers, valleys and mountains with blue-green ice falls as we land you exclusively on Mt Tutoko Glacier high in the Southern Alps before returning to Queenstown.
Milford Sound Glacier & Beach
Because you’ll be outdoors in an alpine environment you’ll need:
Comfortable walking shoes/boots
Camera, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and any personal items
Terms & Conditions
Prices include return flights to/from Queenstown and hotel transfers from central Queenstown
Flights are dependent on weather conditions. Times are approximate and flight paths/landings may change at the pilots discretion
Milford Discovery Centre add on is not available on flights
Maximum 6 passengers
Weight is required to be stated at time of booking if passenger exceeds 83 kilograms
QUEENSTOWN SCENIC FLIGHTS
The magnificent scenery and views around Queenstown can only truly be experienced from the air via a scenic helicopter flight. Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters offer a selection of scenic flights which can fly you over the highpoints of Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables, Coronet Peak, Kawarau Gorge, Shotover River and Skippers Canyon. Experience the thrill of landing on snow and glaciers deep within the alpine ranges and there is plenty of Middle-earth to see for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit fans also.
The Remarkables with Landing
Experience the best view in town. Land on the Remarkables spur, overlooking Queenstown and the Wakatipu basin with Coronet and Cecil Peaks in the distance – a truly sensational photo opportunity. A courtesy coach is available to pick up and drop off passengers from their accommodation in the Queenstown area. Duration: 20 minutes Landing: Alpine Landing
A winning combination. Spectacular alpine scenery including Skippers Canyon and the Queenstown basin as well as the chance to land in the snow on one of the regions stunning peaks whatever the season. The route is dependent on snow conditions. A courtesy coach is available to pick up and drop off passengers from their accommodation in the Queenstown area. Duration: 35 minutes Landing: Snow Landing