Water activity

Queenstown: Milford Sound Flight & Cruise

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Activity provider: Southern Discoveries

Queenstown: Milford Sound Flight & Cruise

Activity provider: Southern Discoveries
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From US$ 350.81 per person

Enjoy the most spectacular views of Milford Sound and the Southern Alps as you fly into this breathtaking fiord. Discover the unique wildlife, towering waterfalls and majesty of Mitre Peak as you cruise the length of the fiord.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
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Pickup included
Pick–up from your hotel.


  • Enjoy panoramic views as you fly over untouched wilderness and stunning alpine scenery
  • Listen to informative commentary from your local pilot
  • Get up close to thundering waterfalls and the local wildlife
  • Admire 360° views from the top deck of a catamaran on your Milford Sound nature cruise
Full description
Discover this isolated gem, a world renowned area of extraordinary beauty. Experience the vast and dramatic alpine scenery on your 40–minute flight to Milford Sound. Take in scenic views of Skippers Canyon, Glenorchy and Paradise, and the Donne Glacier. Once you land, board a cruise and take in the magnificent views from the water while cruising out to the Tasman Sea. Discover the unique wildlife, towering waterfalls and majesty of Mitre Peak. Your cruise offers excellent viewing opportunities of wildlife including seals, dolphins and penguins. Get within touching distance of impressive geological features and close enough to feel the full force from the powerful 15,000 year–old Stirling Falls. Following your cruise, your return flight takes a different path back to Queenstown, flying over many of the pristine alpine lakes and waterfalls that Fiordland National Park is recognised for.
  • Return scenic flight to Milford Sound
  • Milford sound nature cruise
  • Freshly packed picnic lunch (on the 11:30 AM departure)
  • Tea and coffee (9:30 AM departure)
  • Hotel pick–up and drop off
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • The tour lasts approximately 4 hours
    • Please bring non-slip shoes, a waterproof jacket, sunscreen, insect repellent, your camera and plenty of memory card space
    • All vessels are fully licensed with a range of beverages plus a selection of snacks
    • Smoking is not permitted on any of the vessels
    • Enjoy morning tea on the 9:30 AM departure, a freshly packed picnic lunch 11:30 AM departure, and beer, wine, or soft drinks on the (summer only) 1:30 PM departure
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 8 reviews

    Review summary

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    June 29, 2022

    June 20, 2021

    I have loved everything! But the two flights ... it was the best! Incredible views, it was an unforgettable experience and partly thanks to Anthony, our pilot, very nice!

    March 11, 2020

    Product ID: 118189