1. New Zealand
  2. Otago
  3. Queenstown
  4. Fiordland National Park

Milford Sound Fiord Cruise & Helicopter Glacier Landing

Product ID: 27835
Explore Milford Sound's stunning fjord from the air and water. Take a scenic cruise through the mesmerizing fjord past glaciers, icebergs, and frozen waterfalls, then experience an exhilarating alpine or glacier landing before returning to Queenstown.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup available from all Queenstown hotels, please let us know about your accommodation when reconfirming your booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight high above Fiordland National Park
  • Land in Milford Sound for an unforgettable scenic cruise
  • Touch down on a snowy glacier for stunning views and photo opportunities
Full description
Discover Milford Sound's stunning fjord from high in the air and on the water. Land in Milford and join an unforgettable fjord cruise past sheer cliffs and gushing waterfalls.Try to spot dolphins, seals, and adorable penguins. Then enjoy an exhilarating flight past spectacular rivers, valleys, and mountains with blue-green ice falls, and experience a glacier or mountain landing in the heart of Fiordland National Park.

Today, many of the local landscapes can be recognized because of their use as film locations. You can even fly over where movies were filmed! The pilots regularly work with film production crews and are happy to share plenty of stories of life on the film set. Finally, for the photo opportunity of a lifetime, alight on a glacier and enjoy panoramic views.

These highly experienced, well-known local pilots can’t wait to share with you their extensive knowledge and history of the area while showing you the best of New Zealand's amazing scenery.

Please note that there may not be snow on the day of your flight depending on the season, especially during summer.
Includes
  • Courtesy coach is available to pickup and drop off passengers from all Queenstown accommodation
  • Qualified pilots and full safety briefing
  • 4-hour experience including helicopter flight with glacier landing
  • Milford Sound Scenic Cruise
  • In-flight commentary to highlight the points of interest

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
Know before you go
Bookings: We strongly recommend that you make your flight bookings in advance & at the start of your Queenstown itinerary to ensure you are not disappointed. If we cannot fly due to adverse weather, we can transfer your booking to another day. Alternatively, if you would prefer, we will refund you in full.

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel your reservation more than 24 hours from the departure time, a full refund will be made. Cancellations within 24 hours of the departure time will incur a 25% cancellation fee.

The away times (flight durations) specified in the flight tour itineraries are approximate & can be subject to weather conditions. On occasion, flight paths & landing locations may change at the pilot’s discretion. We will always keep you informed of any changes to the published information.

Minimum numbers apply. Individual bookings may be combined & upgrades offered if necessary to achieve minimum numbers.

Please advise us in advance if you weigh over 100kg.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Scenery was incredible, great pilot

March 16, 2020

Matt was excellent hats off Blackwater ...:)

February 17, 2020

Friendly staff and an expert pilot! Full of incredible views. Would immediately do again!

November 29, 2019

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