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From Queenstown: Milford Sound Full-Day Trip by Plane & Boat

From Queenstown: Milford Sound Full-Day Trip by Plane & Boat

From $272.54 per person

Fly return from Queenstown to Milford Sound and enjoy spectacular views of the mountains, waterfalls and lakes of the Fiordland National Park. In Milford Sound you will board the Cruise and travel the length of the Sound to the mouth of the Tasman Sea.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
• Complimentary transfers are available from and to all centrally located accommodation in Queenstown

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the 40 minute return scenic flights where every passenger gets a window seat and a great view of the stunning scenery
  • See wildlife in Milford Sound such as Seals and dolphins at times as well as the majesty of Milford Sound while cruising on a small intimate cruise
  • Enjoy complimentary transfers from all centrally located Accommodation providers in Queenstown
Full description

Combine a flight and a cruise on Milford Sound on this excursion from Queensland. Take in the area's outstanding natural beauty as you savour the sights from both air and water.

Enjoy pickup and transfer to the air hanger in Queenstown. Listen to informative commentary in English and marvel at the stunning views of lakes, mountains, and waterfalls on the 40-minute flight. Upon landing, transfer to the Milford Sound Boat Terminal. Board in Milford Sound and experience 2 hours onboard an intimate vessel with English commentary by your skipper, and complimentary tea and coffee. Cruise to the mouth of the Tasman Sea, while enjoying views of waterfalls and marine life like fur seals, dolphins, and penguins. Next, board your scenic flight back to Queenstown. Take a different flight path from your outbound flight as you admire the spectacular views of Fiordland National Park. After the 40-minute journey back to Queenstown, enjoy complimentary transfer back to your accommodation.

Includes
  • 40 minute return scenic flights from Queenstown to Milford Sound
  • 2 hour full length cruise in Milford Sound with Mitre Peak Cruises
  • Complimentary Transfers to and from all centrally located accommodation in Queenstown
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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  • Infants are classed as under 11kgs and are Free of Charge. They are required to sit on an adults knee. Infants/Children over 11kgs will require their own seat and will need to be charged at a child rate.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 102 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Sam our hotel pick up driver arrived at our hotel on time and was polite and engaged throughout our driver. I also believe Sam was also the employee I spoke to the previous day as our original booking was cancelled due to weather. Sam managed to ensure all three of us were able to experience Milford Sound together the very next day Dean our flight pilot was fantastic! He acted as a tour guide and pilot all in one giving us information as we flew above. Dean always had a smile on his face and tried to keep the flight seating fair

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July 22, 2021

Great experience - highly recommend. We had bad weather on original booked day but given the option to reschedule or refund without any issue. We were able to go couple of days later and it was great to see the snow on the mountains. On the Milford cruise got to see Dolphins and Seals. All around a seamless experience from check in at Queenstown, transfer from plane to cruise on mini bus and back again.

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July 4, 2021

In my opinion this is a "must do" experience when visiting Queenstown. The whole package including pick up from our hotel to our drop off was seamless. The staff at the check in and especially our pilot Dean were helpful and very personable. The flight to Milford is a truly unique experience. Flying between mountain ranges and up beautiful and majestic valleys is a lifetime experience. The cruise on the Milford is also memorable. We are experienced boaties however this cruise showed us something a little different about our amazing coastline. The skipper was very informative without being obtrusive and gave us some amazing experiences. I fully recommend this tour. It was very good value for money.

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February 14, 2021

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