Milford Sound Helicopter and Landing from Queenstown

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Highlights & inclusions

Queenstown to Milford heli flight
See Milford Sound & Mitre Peak
High country alpine/glacier landing
Short nature walk at Milford Sound
Two spectacular landings
Ancient forests and pristine rivers
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Wed, Jul 24, 2024

What you can expect

Explore the South Island of New Zealand like a rockstar on a helicopter flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound, including two landings. Travelling with Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, this thrilling helicopter adventure takes you on a mesmerising journey into Milford Sound, known as the unofficial eighth wonder of the world. This experience includes a helicopter landing in Milford Sound to take photos, as well as an additional landing in a remote alpine location.

From Queenstown, you will soar above the rugged peaks of the Southern Alps and Fiordland National Park until you glimpse your first view of the iconic Milford Sound. Marvel at the towering peaks, cascading waterfalls, and lush rainforests that make this World Heritage site a true natural wonder.

The Milford Sound Helicopter Flight offers a unique perspective of this remote and untouched wilderness. With Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters, you can land at the Milford Sound helipad to explore the foreshore of this famous New Zealand destination. Make sure to bring your camera for photos of the dramatic Mitre Peak and Lady Bowen Falls.

After plenty of photos, hop aboard the Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopter for the next part of this scenic Milford Sound helicopter flight. From Milford Sound, your pilot will follow a different flight path to reach a remote alpine location in Fiordland National Park, where your helicopter will touch down for the second time.

Whether you're a nature enthusiast, adventure seeker, or simply looking for an unforgettable experience, this Milford Sound helicopter flight from Queenstown is a must-do. Capture stunning photographs from the air and create memories that will last a lifetime.


What you need to know

  • 2-hour Milford Sound helicopter flight and landings
  • Two landings at Milford Sound and an alpine or glacier location
  • Great photo opportunities
  • Commentary from the pilot
  • This experience has regular departures between 10am and 4pm, 7 days a week
  • Please allow approximately 1.5 - 2 hours of this experience
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from 35 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown
  • Courtesy transfers are available from Queenstown Central (enquire at the time of booking)
What To Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes/boots
  • Windproof jacket
  • Warm clothing
Additional Information
  • On all scenic flights, minimum numbers apply unless otherwise stated. Individual bookings may be combined if necessary to achieve minimum numbers. We carry a maximum of 6 passengers per aircraft within Civil Aviation Authority restrictions. For aircraft weight and balance purposes, please advise at the time of booking if any passenger exceeds 83kg (CAA standard weight)
  • Helicopter flights are weather dependent
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
  • Cancellations within 24 hours of the departure time will incur a 100% cancellation fee
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
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements