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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

  • Milford Sound flight and cruise combo tour
  • Fly over Fiordland National Park to see remote landscapes
  • Multiple departure times to accommodate your schedule
Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
From US$ 358.31
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9.30am Departure SummerMost Popular
Includes morning tea aboard the Nature Cruise.
US$ 378.40
9.30am Departure Winter
Includes a morning tea aboard the Nature Cruise of Milford Sound departing 9.30am in winter
US$ 358.31
1.30pm Departure Summer
includes complimentary beer, wine or soft drink aboard the afternoon Nature Cruise
US$ 378.40
See Milford Sound’s soaring cliffs and waterfalls on a spectacular trip that explores Fiordland National Park by air and water. Combining a sightseeing flight and cruise—with included transportation from your hotel—is a great way to take in the vast scale of the region's alpine lakes, fjords, and glaciers. After touching down in Milford Sound, cruise the entire length in a boat for spotting wildlife and snapping photos.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your centrally located Queenstown accommodations for transfer to the airport, where you’ll start with a preflight briefing on the scenic highlights of the route, including Skippers Canyon, the Paradise region, and Donne Glacier.

Enjoy spectacular views of the rugged southern terrain and then fly over Milford Sound itself before landing at the head of the fjord. Board a cruise boat for a trip down the length of Milford Sound, with reserved seating, hot drinks, and open-air decks that give up-close views of the fjord’s dramatic waterfalls and wildlife.

Following the cruise, lift off for the 35-minute return flight to Queenstown, taking a different route to see even more of the landscape, including towering Sutherland Falls. A driver will greet you at the airport for return transfer to you accommodations.
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1 - 5 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
An amazing experience

My husband and I chose this trip to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and we are so glad we did. The flight across the Southern Alps and into Milford Sound was truly spectacular. Our pilot was friendly and had good knowledge of the area. The...More

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Once in a lifetime experience - A must do!

It was a truly incredible experience, and one I won't be forgetting. I appreciate the effort made in allowing us to experience something absolutely amazing. The staff were awesome, professional, experienced and friendly. From Jen at reception, Alex our Pilot, to Antony the Operations Manager....More

Thank KatherineMac92
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Culture601967! Thanks so much for your lovely comments and five star review, it's wonderful to know that you had a once in a lifetime experience that you won't forget, we love to hear what an amazing time our guests had on their excursions with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

just do it. !!!! excellent reception at the airport, good explanations, Mr Tom the pilot was very Kindly and search the best air route to enjoy the flight. The Cruisa was also excellent. It's difficult because we live al 19800 Km of distance, but we...More

Thank Castanyer
Airmilford, Guest Services at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI Castanyer. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. Love the first three words 'just do it'! Explaining the experience doesn't do it justice until you see it for yourself and we are glad to hear you found the experience fantastic, from the excellent reception...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing time cruising around Milford Sound

Great service and guide around the area! Get to explore and see breathtaking views on the air. We were able to check out some cute penguins and seals along the way on the cruise. Worth it!More

Thank cheungv1
Airmilford, Guest Services at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cheungv1. Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor and the shiny 5 stars! ⭐ We appreciate you found the service and guiding of the area great. Seeing the views from our aircrafts certainly are breath-taking and the photo of the Southern Alps is a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A trip to remember, loved every minute. Company was so professional and friendly. Recommend anyone to use them!More

1  Thank Annahug
Airmilford, Guest Relations Manager at Air Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Annahug, Thank you so much for your review of your trip with Air Milford. We appreciate you mentioning that you found our staff to be professional and friendly and that you would recommend us to anyone 😁 I hope that the rest of your...More

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