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

Milford Sound Scenic Helicopter Flight with Glacier Landing

Product ID: 27833
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Mitre Peak beckons as your helicopter lifts off from Queenstown to begin your journey adove Milford Sound. Upon landing in Milford, take a nature walk and snap a photo of the iconic peak. Then experience an exhilarating ice landing.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the tour operator.
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 1.5 to 2 hour scenic helicopter flight high above Queenstown & Fiordland National Park
  • Land in Milford Sound and on a snowy glacier for stunning views
  • Listen to in-flight commentary as you soar high above the ground
Full description
Discover isolated valleys of ancient forests, pristine rivers, and mountains sculpted from ice over thousands of years–from the air! Upon landing in Milford, enjoy a short nature walk and snap that iconic Mitre Peak photo. Experience an exhilarating flight past spectacular mountains and blue-green ice falls, and land upon and land on a glacier/mountain 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 the Lord of the Rings 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.
Includes
  • Courtesy coach is available to pickup and drop off passengers from all Queenstown accommodations
  • Qualified pilots and full safety briefing
  • 1.5 to 2 hour helicopter experience with glacier landing
  • In-flight commentary to highlight the points of interest

Prepare for the activity

Important information
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
5.0 / 5
based on 3 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
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Value for money
5.0/5
Safety
5.0/5

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