Milford Sound Helicopter/Scenic Cruise/Helicopter ex Queenstown
Excursion Includes: A return scenic helicopter flight between Queenstown and Milford Sound with two alpine landings and a Scenic Cruise of the fiord.
Following a taxi transfer to Queenstown Airport, board a helicopter for a scenic flight to Milford Sound. During the 40 minute flight, fly over the spectacular Southern Alps and experience the grandeur that is the world famous Fiordland National Park. View glacially carved river valleys, mountain lakes and tarns and unique flora and fauna during your scenic flight.
Guests are transferred a short distance to the Real Journeys Visitor Centre to join a spectacular one hour 40 minute cruise to the mouth of the fiord on board a spacious, modern vessel with excellent viewing opportunities. Keep a look out for seals basking on the rocks, dolphins and penguins. Enjoy scenic highlights such as Mitre Peak and Pembroke Glacier. Informative multi-lingual commentary explains the history and highlights points of interest during the cruise. An international buffet lunch is included along with complimentary tea/coffee.
Following the cruise guests are transferred to Milford Airport for the scenic helicopter flight to Queenstown (weather permitting). Follow the fiord up the Harrison Valley and over Mt Tutoko with a snow landing on the Donne Glacier (conditions permitting) before returning to Queenstown Airport. Return taxi transfers are provided to accommodation on arrival.
Prices are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). The tour is available 365 days a year. It starts at 10:00.
Weather Check: All flights operate subject to weather. Clients need to call Helicopter Line on 0800 500 575 to check weather conditions one hour prior to scheduled departure.
What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, waterproof jacket, warm clothing and insect repellent.
• English commentary is provided
• Interpretation handouts: English, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Thai
Lunch: International Buffet included.
Total duration of the tour
3 hours 40 minutes
100% cancellation fee apply if you cancel the tour within 48 hours before the tour
Departure Point: The Helicopter Line, Queenstown Airport. Pick up from accommodation or Real Journeys Visitor Centre in Queenstown and may take up to 20 minutes.