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Milford Sound Flights.

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Milford Sound Scenic flights montage imageA visit to Queenstown is incomplete without a trip to Milford Sound, one of the world's most scenic areas. Let yourself be captured by the breathtaking and awe inspiring views that can only be experienced from the air.

Milford Sound Scenic Flights:

are one of the region's most experienced flight-seeing operators, flying visitors to and from the famous fiord & Queenstown for over 20 years. All of their passengers have a window seat for uninterrupted viewing and their experienced pilots provide an informative commentary, highlighting points of interest along the way. Click the following link to see the Milford flight map.
As well as scenic flights from both Queenstown and Milford Sound, why not truly experience the magic with one of their flight combos, which includes a coach trip and boat cruise on Milford Sound with the flight. Coaches leave every day from Queenstown and we are able to drop you off in time for your coach in the morning and pick you up from the Airport afterwards. (or vice versa) They also have a range of charter flight options available including flights to Mount Cook and/or the glaciers.

The Milford Road:

Leaving Te Anau and heading north you follow 120 km of tar-sealed road to the majestic Milford Sound. It is one of the world's finest alpine drives. It can take approximately 2 hours without allowing for stops. Numerous short walks and scenic views can be enjoyed along the road which takes you from the green grass of lowland pastures through stands of native bush and finally into the rocky, mountainous area around the Homer Tunnel - gateway to Milford Sound. From the Homer Tunnel you are met with your first views of Mitre Peak towering from the glassy waters of the fiord.

Destination Queenstown logo Red Boats in Milford Sound View of the Sound On board a cruise boat Milford Observatory View of Mitre Peak Bob's image of Mitre peak

Milford Sound:

Milford is the most famous and accessible of the fiords. It is also the only one that can be accessed by road. Boat trips with the Red Boats on the Sound are a must and allow sightings of dolphins and seals and provide close up views of the awesome scenery - including such highlights as Bowen Falls and Sterling Falls - both falling well over 140 metres. It is approximately 16km from the head of the fiord to the open sea. The boat trips go all the way out and back.

There is also an underwater observatory nestled in Harrison Cove (which is easily accessible by water taxi), guided diving and kayaking. Divers are able to view Red and Black corals living in depths less than 20 metres. More information here Most boat trips call in here. Ask beforehand and plan your arrival time.

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