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Milford Sound: 1.5-Hour Helicopter Tour with Two Landings

Product ID: 189387
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Take the hassle out of driving and fly to Milford Sound. Soar above waterfalls, rainforest, glaciers, and rugged peaks. Experience the thrill of two landings, one in the fjord and another in a remote alpine location before the return flight to Queenstown.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Hotel pickup and drop off available from selected central Queenstown locations. Provide your hotel details when booking and the local operator will advise your trip and pickup information with confirmation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the enormity of the Southern Alps and Fiordland National Park
  • Admire unparalleled aerial views of the legendary Milford Sound
  • Experience two landings in both the fjord and a remote alpine location
  • Benefit from your local insights with inflight commentary from your pilot
Full description
Experience the breathtaking scenery of Milford Sound on a roundtrip scenic helicopter flight from Queenstown. Land in Milford Sound and also experience the thrill of a landing in a remote alpine location.

After pickup from your central Queenstown hotel, it's a short drive to the airport helicopter base. Check in and meet the friendly crew who will ensure you make the most of your aerial experience. Take to the skies and marvel at the epic scale of the Southern Alps and The Divide en route to Milford Sound. Your experienced pilot will share local insights and point out areas of interest.

You'll fly over secluded alpine lakes, sky-high waterfalls, lush pristine rainforest, ancient glaciers, and rugged peaks. Touch down in Milford Sound to enjoy 15 minutes on the ground to admire the majestic fjord. You will also land in a remote alpine location with a high likelihood of snow. Your scenic tour concludes with the return flight to the helicopter base and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Roundtrip scenic helicopter flight from Queenstown
  • Landing in Milford Sound
  • Landing in remote alpine location
  • Inflight commentary
  • Department of Conservation landing and concession fees

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• All flights are subject to favorable weather conditions. It is recommended to book for your first available day in Queenstown so that you have maximum flexibility to roll on to the next available date
• Your flight date and/or time may be different to the one requested. Your exact flight details will be confirmed by the local operator via email after booking
• Children and infants must be accompanied by an adult
• Children 4-14 years and 15-kilograms or more will have their own seat
• Infants under 4 and 14.9-kilograms or less, travel free of charge and must sit on an adult’s lap. Infants that weigh 15-kilograms and over on the date of travel will be charged at child rates
• Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements and you'll be offered an alternative or full refund
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The Helicopter Line Queenstown

Product ID: 189387