Discover Milford Sounds breathtaking fiord from the air in an extended helicopter ride! Land in Milford, enjoy a nature walk, then fly the length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea and land on the beach. Experience a third landing on Mt. Tutoko Glacier.
What to Expect
Discover isolated valleys of ancient forests, pristine rivers, and mountains sculpted from ice over thousands of years–from the air, in an extended helicopter flight! Upon landing in Milford, enjoy a short nature walk and snap that iconic Mitre Peak photo. Experience an exhilarating flight past spectacular mountains and blue-green ice falls, and land upon Mt. Tutoko glacier in the heart of Fiordland National Park, then take a high-speed flight along the length of the fjord to alight on a wild beach on the Tasman Sea!
Today, many of the local landscapes can be recognized because of their use as film locations. You can even fly over where the Lord of the Rings movies were filmed! The pilots regularly work with film production crews and are happy to share plenty of stories of life on the film set. Finally, for the photo opportunity of a lifetime, alight on a glacier and enjoy panoramic views.
These highly experienced, well-known local pilots can’t wait to share with you their extensive knowledge and history of the area while showing you the best of New Zealand's amazing scenery.
- Courtesy coach is available to pickup and drop-off passengers from all Queenstown accommodation
- Qualified pilots and full safety briefing
- 2-hour helicopter experience with glacier and beach landing
- In-flight commentary to highlight the points of interest
Know Before You Go
Bookings: We strongly recommend that you make your flight bookings in advance & at the start of your Queenstown itinerary to ensure you are not disappointed. If we cannot fly due to adverse weather, we can transfer your booking to another day. Alternatively, if you would prefer, we will refund you in full.
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel your reservation more than 24 hours from the departure time, a full refund will be made. Cancellations within 24 hours of the departure time will incur a 25% cancellation fee.
The away times (flight durations) specified in the flight tour itineraries are approximate & can be subject to weather conditions. On occasion, flight paths & landing locations may change at the pilot’s discretion. We will always keep you informed of any changes to the published information.
Minimum numbers apply. Individual bookings may be combined & upgrades offered if necessary to achieve minimum numbers.
Please advise us in advance if you weigh over 100kg.