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Experience - New Zealand

Panoramic flight & boat trip to Milford Sound Fjord


  • 35-minute flight over the world-famous Milford Sound

  • Discover dolphins, sea lions, and beautiful landscapes

  • Enjoy a picnic aboard (included)


During this experience, you will enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery and discover the crown jewel among the fjords of New Zealand, the famous Milford Sound Fjord. We guarantee that you will experience an unforgettable high altitude flight that will surely remain in your memory for a long time.


Oceania & South Pacific

  1. New Zealand
  2. South Island New Zealand

Once you board the plane, your 35-minute flight to the famous Milford Sound will begin. See impressive cliffs, tumbling waterfalls, and lush green rainforests - a panorama like you have never seen before. During the flight your pilot will also give you exciting information about the 15 km long fjord. Surrounded by a rock formation that rises to 1,200 meters, the fjord spans from Lake Tasman into the interior. It is often described as the "Eighth Wonder of the World". Here you will learn about this famous UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site and highlight of the Fjordland National Park.

At Milford Airport, your transfer will take you to the Visitor Center, where your modern boat is already waiting to take you to Milford Sound. During the boat trip there is a lot to discover. Get on deck and see sea lions, playful dolphins, and beautiful landscapes as far as the eye can see. A light lunch is served and a cup of coffee will allow you to enjoy this wonderful panorama in peace and quiet. Back at the landing place, your great experience ends. Your transfer will take you to Milford Airport, where you will start your flight back to Queenstown Airport.

Minimum number of participants: 2

Services & Notes

  • Meeting point: Transfer to Queenstown airport about one hour before departure (free transfer cannot be guaranteed for hotels located a little bit outside the airport)
  • Takes place daily at 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM
  • Group size: No limit
  • Duration: approx. 4:00 hours
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transport: Helicopter and boat
  • Equipment: Comfortable shoes and warm/waterproof clothing
  • Catering: Small lunch (picnic) is included
  • Return transfer: Free transfer to the city hotels (free transfer cannot be guaranteed for hotels located outside the city)
  • Please remember to reconfirm the tour with Milford Sound Scenic Flights 1h15 min. before departure.
  • This trip can be experience during the “Australia & New Zealand: Koalas & Kiwis tour”, on day 21.


Although a panoramic flight is an exciting experience, it is not a risk-free one. You will go on this trip at your own risk. We will be happy to arrange this experience with one of our local partners. You will find more information in your offer.

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