Te Anau: 40-Minute Doubtful Sound Scenic Seaplane Flight

4.9 / 5

7 reviews

Activity provider: Wings & Water Te Anau Ltd

Te Anau: 40-Minute Doubtful Sound Scenic Seaplane Flight

Activity provider: Wings & Water Te Anau Ltd

From US$ 249.86 per person

Hover over the South Island skies and discover the beautiful Doubtful Sound from up above on a 40-minute scenic seaplane ride.

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Duration 40 minutes
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Small group
Limited to 5 participants


  • Explore the beauty of Doubtful Sound from the skies aboard a seaplane
  • Soar over breathtaking waterfalls and long and winding fiords
  • Enjoy a window seat and live commentary from your pilot
Full description
Take off from the Lakefront in Te Anau and explore the famous Doubtful Sound Fiordland in a way not many get the opportunity to do so aboard South Island New Zealand's only seaplane.  Fly with an experienced and personable local pilot who will conduct an informative commentary throughout your flight. Be able to listen and speak using your headset. Soar over the Doubtful Sound, which is known for being one of the deepest fiords and is long and winding with three distinct arms.  See breathtaking waterfalls and unspoiled scenery in its most dramatic form on a 40-minute flight with the upmost safety standards, operating in accordance with strict Civil Aviation New Zealand Rules.
  • 40-minute scenic flight over Doubtful Sound
  • Commentary from the pilot
  • Window seat
  • Speak and listen headset
  • Free parking
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

65 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand

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What to bring

  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Intoxication
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 7 reviews

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What a magnificent flight with Kylie, we were buzzing for the rest of the day. The views are gorgeous, what a place to see from the sky. Weren’t expecting to land in paradise so that also blew us away. Thank you so much Kylie, the number 1 pilot!

August 1, 2022

Great scenic flight and a wonderful pilot!

July 27, 2022

We didn’t enjoy the turbulence

May 17, 2021

Product ID: 387591