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Address: Manapouri Airport , Queenstown Airport, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Queenstown to Milford

We (2 couples) took a day trip flying to Milford Sound whilst having a day off the slopes during our stay in Queenstown. Aside from the incredible outstanding beauty of this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 August 2015
krisc2000
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Brisbane, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had postcard weather for our cruise on Milford Sound and on a spur of the moment decision to make the most of the perfect day and fly back to Te Anau via Fiordland/ Doubtful Sound. Shaun our pilot collected us (and another couple) at the end of our cruise, out to Milford airport. Next minute we were up on... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We (2 couples) took a day trip flying to Milford Sound whilst having a day off the slopes during our stay in Queenstown. Aside from the incredible outstanding beauty of this region, Air Fiordland's service was superb. From booking, arriving and chaperone to aircraft, to the fantastic knowledge and friendly nature of the pilot, we had a fantastic and memorable... More 

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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

While visiting Te Anau recently I took the Air Fiordland flight to the Doubtful Sound. Words cannot adequately describe this amazing experience. The vistas from the air provide a look into Fiordland that cann't be duplicated. Glistening mountain peaks, some covered with snow, alpine lakes and beautiful water below. Seeing the mouth of Doubtful sound as it meets the Tasman... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

By far the best ever flight and pilot I've ever encountered.Katy and Cam were incredible how they manouver the plane through the mountains like threading a needle.We were so lucky as our flight was combined with ground guided tour of Milford.This is the only was to see the sound as the mountains are amazing from the air defy reality. Dont... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

I took a scenic flight in my last holiday in Queenstown to Milford Sounds and word cannot describe how amazing the experience was. The pilot was highly knowledgeable and entertaining! I am a travel agent in Brisbane, and would happily recommend Air Fiordland to all my clients. I will never be able to go back to long bus trips anymore... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2014

Our pilot Katy was well informed and certainly showed us Fiordland. We wanted to fly over Doubtful Sound but she combined our flight with another couple who wanted to see Milford Sound so we got both superb. You really do fly in the mountains the glaciated scenery was breath taking. I would certainly recommend this trip.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

We flew from Queenstown, landed in Milford Sound, right by the cruise ships, and then took a different plane back to Queenstown. Air Fiordland provides an excellent map and great pilot commentary. We preferred the first leg up to Milford Sound, but to see half-frozen lakes 'way up in the mountains, feeding those giant waterfalls - that was really special!... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

We did the Air Fiordland fly/cruise (Mitre Peak)/ fly package from Queenstown and it was amazing! The views were great, the pilot was very animated and it was a really good flight. The plane is loud, so we couldn't hear much of his explanation of the sights, but there's a map that you take with you that explains everything. The... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

Got a differing angle on the shear size of the southern alps!! Our pilot ensured that he took great care of us and he was very informative. We flew over the incredible landscape, spotting the Milford track, various glaciers and of course the spectacular waterfalls that make the fiord lands so magical. This made me want to come back and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

I've been to Milford Sound many times, but the time I went with Air Fiorland was the BEST!!! The flight was short but packed with breath-taking scenery and interesting commentary from our pilot, Blaire. Milford Sound is one of the most beautiful places on Earth and it is exceptional to see it from above. I highly reccommend Air Fiorland flights... More 

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