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Milford Fly, Walk, Cruise and Fly Combo

Experience Milford Sound with this all inclusive tour combining three of the best ways to explore the gorgeous region; flying, walking and cruising.

Highlights

Milford Sound Scenic Flights
Transport included
One day hike!
Cruise on Milford
The spectacular Giant Gate Waterfall
Fiordland National Park

What you need to know

Experience Milford Sound with this all inclusive tour combining three of the best ways to explore the gorgeous region; flying, walking and cruising. Departing Queenstown, you'll head towards Fiordland by passing some of the beautiful highlights in the region including Lake Wakatipu, Earnslaw Burn Glacier and Lake McKerrow before flying deep into the Fiordland National Park. You'll glide past Mt Tutuko; the tallest mountain in Fiordland, and along the famous MilfordSound before coming in for landing at the Milford Sound Airport.

From here, the adventurous leg of the journey begins with a guided hike on the iconic Milford Track. Beginning at Sandfly Point you'll tramp along the Arthur River and Lake Ada before taking a break at your first destination; Giant Gate waterfall. Combining adventure with stunning scenery, this hike will have you thirsting for more exploring in this gorgeous region. Your next point of call is a transfer back to the Milford boat terminal to jump aboard the next adventure; a Mitre Peak cruise on Milford Sound. This two-hour journey smoothly cruises along this iconic Sound passing St Anne's Lighthouse on its way out to the Tasman Sea. With the help of an informative guide, you'll learn all about the region and see some of its best highlights including the 160-metre Bowen Falls, Sinbad Gully, Mount Pembroke and the towering Mitre Peak.

Once the cruise has glided back into the Sound, you'll climb on board the plane once again for the return trip back to Queenstown. The reutrn flight encompasses some of the iconic sites in the region with incredible views you won't want to miss. See the Milford Track that you conquered from above, watch the water crash down from the 548 metre high Sutherland Falls and enjoy the natural beauty this renowned region possesses. An incredible day journey for those interested in exploring the famous Milford Sound region, this combination tour encompasses all of the best experiences available in the Fiordland National Park gem.

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Inclusions

  • Return Airport transfers
  • Fixed wing plane transfers
  • Boxed picnic lunch
  • Cruise on Milford Sound
  • Guided Walk on the Milford Track

Highlights

  • Fly from Queenstown airport over the Wakatipu Basin and the Shotover River heading towards Glenorchy and the head of Lake Wakatipu
  • Fly past the famous Earnslaw Burn Glacier and over Lake McKerrow taking in the grandeur of the Southern Alps
  • Flying deep into the heart of Fiordland National Park
  • View the glaciated region of Fiordland’s tallest mountain, Mt Tutuko, and sweep the length of Milford Sound
  • Views of world famous Milford Sound and Mitre Peak before landing at Milford Sound airport
  • Short boat ride from the Milford boat terminal to Sandfly Point to begin your walk on the Milford Track
  • Guided walk, meandering alongside the cascading Arthur River then Lake Ada, on a well formed track
  • The spectacular Giant Gate Waterfall
  • Mitre Peak Cruise, two-hour trip traversing the deep waters of Milford Sound
  • Head past St Anne’s Lighthouse, and out into the Tasman Sea
  • Bowen Falls (dropping 160 metres seaward), Sinbad Gully (a classic example of a hanging valley)
  • Snow-capped Mount Pembroke, and the awe-inspiring Mitre Peak itself, towering 1692 metres from the ocean floor
  • Board your plane to view the Milford Track from above before having your breath taken away when you view the 548 metre Sutherland Falls
  • Scenic flight to take in magnificent views of the mountains, glaciers, lakes and forests of the Fiordland national Park on your way back to Queenstown

Tour Times

  • Runs daily at 8.00am (Summer (Oct-Apr) Only)

Hotel Pickup

If you have booked a hotel

  • Prior to completing your purchase, enter your hotel name in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

If you have not yet booked a hotel

  • If you have not yet booked a hotel, enter the words 'hotel not known' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

If you do not require a hotel pick up

  • If you do not require a hotel pick up and will be meeting the tour at the tour departure point, enter the words 'not required' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your tour. Tour departure point is listed above and on your confirmation tour voucher

Additional Information

  • Milford Sound Scenic Flights reserves the right to alter prices, departure times, and flight routes or arrange alternative aircraft services
  • All flights require a minimum number of 3 passengers for departures
  • Bookings will be accepted for numbers less than the required minimum number on the basis that bookings will be co-ordinated to achieve minimum numbers

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Cruise vessel subject to change without notice
  • Flights operate daily except Christmas Day 25 December. At the completion of purchase, you will need to contact the tour operator to book in a flight time that suits you (Tour Operator details will be printed in your tour voucher)
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
  • Prices are seasonal and are constantly changing. The from price displayed may not always be the price you are going to pay, as once you click on your specified date, the price will change to reflect the price for that date/season. Please note that in some cases where you cannot click on a date to obtain the price, please call us so we can assist you

Milford Fly, Walk, Cruise and Fly Combo

39 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown, NZ 9300