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Milford Sound Scenic Flights

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Milford Sound and its surroundings with our scenic flights. With our flight options, you can pick the perfect way to enjoy the area, whether it’s just a flight from Queenstown, or a mix of flying, a cruise and driving.

Explore Milford Sound

Milford Sound is one of thirteen fjords in the Fiordland National Park. The park covers 1.3million hectares, an area larger than the Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks combined. 

Fiordland consists of plutonic-igneous rock, meaning it formed from molten magma, slowly cooled and solidified over millions of years to form a large mass of very hard granite. This mass was brought to the surface by tectonic plate action over millions of years, as the Australian plate and Pacific plate collide to raise the Southern Alps along the Alpine Fault Line. 

This geological history is easily spotted from the air as the rock types change dramatically along the 80km flight path from Queenstown to Milford Sound. Clinging to the sides of the valley walls of Fiordland are native trees; Mountain and Silver Beech and these forests are entirely untouched by human and teem with distinctive bird calls of Kea, Tui and Korimako. The forest floor is densely packed with New Zealand ferns and undergrowth.

We provide courtesy transport to get you to and from Queenstown Airport. We also provide free parking should you choose to drive yourself.

Departure Times

Our flight times depend of the flying package you pick.

Fly Cruise Fly

Summer Oct-March: 8:00am, 10:30am & 13:00pm

Winter Apr-September: 09:30 & 12pm

Milford Overflight

09:30am, 12:00pm

Coach Cruise Fly


Fly to Milford Sound

Fly – Cruise – Fly

Our most popular scenic flight option, this package lets you experience the sheer scale and staggering beauty of the sound from both the air and the water.

Flight Time: 1hr 20 mins

Trip Duration: 4,5 hrs





Milford Overflight

If you are pressed for time and cannot take in the cruise, this trip provides a spectacular overview of Milford Sound. Departing from Queenstown, this scenic flight is just over an hour long.

Flight Time: 1 hr 15 mins

Trip Duration: 2 hrs





Coach Cruise Fly

This 9-hour tour is aimed at those people who wish to experience Milford Sound and Fiordland from all three perspectives: air, water and land. It’s one of the best South Island tours New Zealand has to offer.

Flight Time: 40 mins

Trip Duration: 9 hrs





Other Flights

Mount Cook & Glacier Experiences

Explore the incredible Southern Alps, with its crown jewel and New Zealand’s tallest mountain, Aoraki Mount Cook, as well as pristine glaciers like the Franz Josef and the Tasman Glacier, with our flights and helicopter rides.

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