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Tour to Milford sound

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Tour to Milford sound

We want to see Milford sound traveling from Christchurch and returning the same day by air.Please advise.

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1. Re: Tour to Milford sound

Wow! You are going to need a healthy budget with this one!!

The most convenient way would be to use a Christchurch based operator such as https://christchurchhelicopters.co.nz alternatively you could take a domestic flight from CHC to Queenstown and then use a Queenstown operator such as Air Milford or Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters before flying back to Christchurch. Just bear in mind with the latter option as well as requiring all of the weather gods working in your favour, you need your domestic flights to be on time. If your CHC to Qtn domestic flight is late and you miss your flight to Milford, you will likely be charged as a "no show".

Good luck!!

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2. Re: Tour to Milford sound

Nice to have that sort of budget! Perhaps you could get Tom Cruise to fly you there;


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3. Re: Tour to Milford sound

This is not really practical.

The easiest way would be a private charter from Christchurch. Maybe contact the Canterbury Aero Club.

If you wanted to take a cruise on Milford Sound you would need to request a pilot who has a rating for landing at Milford, as this requires special certification.

I suspect this will end up in the "too hard" basket, but good luck anyway.

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