Milford Sound

Scenic Flyover

See Milford Sound from a new perspective.

Adult

15+ years old

Price from
$ 489
NZD
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Child

3-14 years old

Price from
$ 389
NZD
  •  

Infant

0-2 years old

Under 15kg/33lb
Free
  •  

Duration

2 Hours

Departures

On Request

Flight Time

1 hr 20 mins

Minimum Age

No minimum

Availability

1 March - 30 November

Trip Includes

Highlights

Book your Milford Sound Scenic Flyover

Due to limited availability this experience is at request only. If you’re looking for a Milford Sound experience, take a look at our Milford Sound Fly | Explore | Fly.

If this flight is not available and you’re looking for a Milford Sound experience, take a look at our Milford Sound Fly | Explore | Fly.

This flight is not available between 1 December 2023 – 29 February 2024. If you’re looking for a Milford Sound experience during this time, take a look at our Milford Sound Fly | Explore | Fly.

If you’re wanting to book our Milford Sound Scenic Flyover, please fill out the form below and our team will get in touch with you.

Please note, this flight typically departs at 9.00am, however our team will let you know what is available for your requested date.

Milford Sound FAQ's

What time is check in?

Please call us on 0800 676 264 1 hour before your scheduled flight time on the day of your flight for your Weather Check.

If you are self driving to us at Queenstown Airport, your check in time is 30 minutes prior to departure.

How long is this trip?

From check in 30 minutes before departure, to landing back at Queenstown Airport, is approximately 2 hours. Please note, this does not include time for self-driving or using our complimentary transfers. If you have plans immediately either side of your experience with us, please let us know.

What should I bring?

We suggest you bring the following with you to make it a great day out:

  • Any essential medication
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera – make sure it’s fully charged
  • Warm clothing layers – our aircraft are heated, but a light layer is advised
  • Sensible footwear
  • Bottle of water
How long is the scenic flight?

Your scenic flyover from Queenstown over Milford Sound and back to Queenstown is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes.

Will we land in Milford Sound?

Not on this flight. Our Milford Sound Scenic Flyover does fly you through the fiord, but without landing. This is an 80-minute roundtrip scenic flight following one flight path on your way to Milford Sound and another on your return to Queenstown.

 

If you’re looking to spend some time in Milford Sound, we recommend our Milford Sound Fly | Cruise | Fly or Milford Sound Fly | Explore | Fly.

Trip Itinerary

Milford Sound FAQ's

What time is check in?

Please call us on 0800 676 264 1 hour before your scheduled flight time on the day of your flight for your Weather Check.

If you are self driving to us at Queenstown Airport, your check in time is 30 minutes prior to departure.

How long is this trip?

From check in 30 minutes before departure, to landing back at Queenstown Airport, is approximately 2 hours. Please note, this does not include time for self-driving or using our complimentary transfers. If you have plans immediately either side of your experience with us, please let us know.

What should I bring?

We suggest you bring the following with you to make it a great day out:

  • Any essential medication
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera – make sure it’s fully charged
  • Warm clothing layers – our aircraft are heated, but a light layer is advised
  • Sensible footwear
  • Bottle of water
How long is the scenic flight?

Your scenic flyover from Queenstown over Milford Sound and back to Queenstown is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes.

Will we land in Milford Sound?

Not on this flight. Our Milford Sound Scenic Flyover does fly you through the fiord, but without landing. This is an 80-minute roundtrip scenic flight following one flight path on your way to Milford Sound and another on your return to Queenstown.

 

If you’re looking to spend some time in Milford Sound, we recommend our Milford Sound Fly | Cruise | Fly or Milford Sound Fly | Explore | Fly.

What is the estimated itinerary for this trip?

For our 9.00am Departure

8.00am – 8.30am  Pick up from Central Queenstown and Frankton accommodation

8.30am  Check in with Glenorchy Air at Queenstown Airport

9.00am – 10.40am  Scenic flight over Milford Sound and return to Queenstown Airport

10.45am – 11.15am  Drop back to accommodation in Frankton or Queenstown

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu, the glacier-fed braided rivers of the Dart-Rees Valley, and the UNESCO World Heritage Area of Mt. Aspiring National Park
  • Endless snow-covered mountains and glaciers including the Olivine Ice Plateau, Earnslaw Burn Glacier, and Mt. Tutoko Glacier
  • Breathtaking views of Fiordland National Park, the rugged West Coast and the Tasman Sea
  • Fly down the middle of Milford Sound, with dramatic sheer mountains either side, with aerial views of the cascading Stirling Falls and Mitre Peak
  • See your pilot’s favourites Lake Quill and the Sutherland Falls on your return path to Queenstown
  • Follow a different flight path on your return flight to Queenstown
  • Experience it all from your window seat!
  • Panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu, the glacier-fed braided rivers of the Dart-Rees Valley, and the UNESCO World Heritage Area of Mt. Aspiring National Park
  • Endless snow-covered mountains and glaciers including the Olivine Ice Plateau, Earnslaw Burn Glacier, and Mt. Tutoko Glacier
  • Breathtaking views of Fiordland National Park, the rugged West Coast and the Tasman Sea
  • Fly down the middle of Milford Sound, with dramatic sheer mountains either side, with aerial views of the cascading Stirling Falls and Mitre Peak
  • See your pilot’s favourites Lake Quill and the Sutherland Falls on your return path to Queenstown
  • Follow a different flight path on your return flight to Queenstown
  • Experience it all from your window seat!

Click here for this trip’s most frequently asked questions.

Adult

15+ years old

Price From
$ 449
NZD
  •  

Child

3-14 years old

Price From
$ 349
NZD
  •  

Book your Milford Sound Scenic Flyover

If you’re wanting to book our Milford Sound Scenic Flyover, please fill out the form below and our team will get in touch with you.

Please note, this flight does not have a scheduled departure time. Our team will let you know what is available for your requested date.

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

Please call us on 0800 676 264 1 hour before your scheduled flight time on the day of your flight for your Weather Check.

If you are self driving to us at Queenstown Airport, your check in time is 30 minutes prior to departure.

We suggest you bring the following with you to make it a great day out:

  • Any essential medication
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera – make sure it’s fully charged
  • Warm clothing layers – our aircraft are heated, but a light layer is advised
  • Sensible footwear
  • Bottle of water

Your scenic flyover from Queenstown over Milford Sound and back to Queenstown is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes.

Not on this flight. Our Milford Sound Scenic Flyover does fly you through the fiord, but without landing. This is an 80-minute roundtrip scenic flight following one flight path on your way to Milford and another on your return to Queenstown.

If you’re looking to spend some time in Milford Sound, check out our Fly | Cruise | Fly or Fly | Explore | Fly trip options.