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Address: Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-443 4385
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Personalized “Flights of Discovery” - The famous Milford Sound flight and...

Personalized “Flights of Discovery” - The famous Milford Sound flight and cruise with Mount Aspiring, glaciers and Sutherland Falls complimenting the relaxing boat cruise on Milford Sound.

Discover the sights of New Zealand’s untouched scenery as you soar over the West Coast glaciers, Mount Cook or remote Doubtful Sound.

Flights can be combined with helicopters, jet boats and ski planes to explore fully the stunning New Zealand scenery.

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Awesome. Outstanding. Amazing. Fantastic. Wonderful. Beautiful. All these words don't cover it. Our day was mind blowing. I will treasure these memories. This is a must... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2016
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Awesome. Outstanding. Amazing. Fantastic. Wonderful. Beautiful. All these words don't cover it. Our day was mind blowing. I will treasure these memories. This is a must. Flight/cruise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

We were amazed by our pilot he had such good expierience 5 years of working for the company. And 20 years of flying totally. His name was Ross .The view was incredible mountains and hills everywhere when you get near milford sound you also sea waterfalls. When you land at milfords town a bus takes you to a pier where... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

I can't speak for the quality of their tours, because I wasn't able to go. I'm a solo traveller and wanted to do their Mount Aspiring & Glaciers tour, but because they don't run trips without at least 2 passengers they offered to upgrade me to the Milford sound tour if I could come on a day when one was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

it turns out that Wanaka flightseeing is actually a booking agent for Southern Alps air, so book through either one. That said, it was so well worth it. We had signed up for a shorter flight, but they upgraded us to a longer one. That was a wonderful gift. They are very professional and will not take you up unless... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Wanaka Flightseeing, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us. It is fantastic to hear from our passengers. When we can we combine trips and complimentary upgrade passengers to longer and more expensive flights. This is an added bonus that we can sometimes offer and I am sure you will agree is a great deal for the lucky... More 

Seward, AK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

We went on the last flight of the evening from Wanaka to Milford Sound. Our pilot was fantastic and we couldn't have picked a better time. The scenery was awe inspiring and it was a great way to see the most remote areas of the country. The flight enabled us to view Aspiring National Park as well as Fjordland. The... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Wanaka Flightseeing, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us. Experiencing Milford Sound at any time is a fantastic experience but visiting it late in the afternoon is amazing when there is less people in Milford Sound. Thanks again! More 

devon uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

This was definitely a trip of a lifetime & one I will always remember. We were most impressed with all aspects of the trip to Milford sound. We were held off going until the afternoon as the weather in Milford was not at its best, not every company would have been so truthful & thoughtful especially as there was not... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Wanaka Flightseeing, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent trip with us. It is always fantastic to hear from our happy customers and we agree that seeing Milford Sound by Air is fantastic value for money! Thanks again! From the team at Wanaka Flightseeing. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

we had the most amazing day from start to finish, it was a surprise for our parents and they were blown away. Our pilot Blair made it even more memorable, as he was excellent at his job, and was so knowledgeable and just a lovely guy. It was lovely to have two different sights up and down, was a real... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Wanaka Flightseeing, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent trip with us. We are thrilled that your parents had such an amazing time with us and we completely agree that flying from Wanaka to Milford Sound is an amazing experience and one that should highlight any trip to Wanaka. We have passed on your comments to Blair as well.... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013 via mobile

This is a great scenic flight to Milford Sound. Seemed a lot better flying from Wanaka than Queenstown as the route there was more northerly with stunning views of mountains & glaciers. We also did the 2 hour cruise around the Sound - which is really more like the fiords as the mountains rise almost vertically to several thousand feet... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Wanaka Flightseeing, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback on your recent trip with us. We completely agree that the flights from Wanaka are more spectacular than Queenstown as it is a longer flight that incorporates Mt. Aspiring which is fantastic on its own with the magnificence of Milford Sound. Thanks again! From the team at Wanaka Flightseeing! More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2013

When we drove to Milford from Te Anau it was rainy and we didn't see much. I wanted to try the drive again when the weather turned nice while we were in Queentown. But my wife didn't want to. So while we were in Wanaka we took the fly/cruise/fly tour from Wanaka Flightseeing. It turned out to be the highlight... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Wanaka Flightseeing, responded to this review

We are so glad you decided to return to Milford Sound by aircraft. The great thing about flying to Milford Sound is that we do go on the fantastic weather days for prime scenic views of Milford Sound and our stunning National park. Thanks again from the team at Wanaka Flightseeing More 

Penrith, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2013

Very helpful and friendly staff take us on a scenic flight out if Wanaka, past Mt Aspiring and heaps of glaciers including Rob Roy. Land at Milford Sound and board a 2 hour cruise through the Sound on a small boat. The staff were quite knowledgeable, however when one of my questions stumped them they radioed the observatory to get... More 

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TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Wanaka Flightseeing, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are glad you enjoyed your flight with Wanaka Flightseeing. More 

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