Milford Sound Fly | Cruise | Fly + Dart River Jet
- Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Queenstown, Otago
- Product code: MFSaver
Departing from Queenstown on our most popular product, Fly | Cruise | Fly, enjoy a 45-minute flight across the Southern Alps above mountains and glaciers before touching down and boarding your spectacular cruise through the fiord.
Enjoy unimpaired views from the window seat of our fixed-wing aircraft as you fly through a landscape of unbelievable grandeur and beauty. Marvel at the most awe-inspiring aerial views of glacier-fed braided rivers, endless snow-covered mountains and incredible glaciers as you soar above this World Heritage Area. Your knowledgeable, highly skilled local pilot providing interesting and informative commentary during this flight of a lifetime. The breath-taking scenery continues out over the rugged West Coast and the Tasman Sea before a quick U-turn descending into Milford Sound itself. Flying down the middle of the Fiord, with the dramatic sheer mountains either side, aerial views of the cascading Stirling Falls, you'll almost feel like you are, in touching distance from Mitre Peak.
Once in Milford Sound, your pilot has everything organised for you, you don't have to worry about a thing. Relax and take in the breathtaking beauty as we take care of all the finer details.
Stepping on board your cruise lasting at least 1hr 45mins, you will discover the natural wonders of Milford Sound aboard a spacious, modern catamaran with open air viewing decks, a perfect location for some wildlife spotting. The Fiord is home to fur seal colonies, penguins and dolphins, who love playing in the wake of the boat. Travelling the full length of the Fiord and out to the Tasman Sea, with stunning sheer cliffs surrounding you, a full commentary from the skipper plus a stop under a waterfall, your cruise is a fantastic way to experience the Fiord. Complimentary tea, coffee and water is included on your cruise, with food options available to pre purchase.
After your cruise, your pilot will be waiting for you at the boat terminal to accompany you back to the airport for your return scenic flight. The breath-taking scenery continues as you return via a different flight path landing at Glenorchy Airstrip to continue your adventure with Dart River Wilderness Jet.
We'll team you up with the crew at Dart River to take care of you from here. The Wilderness Jet, half day adventure takes you on a spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mount Aspiring National Park. Weave through a labyrinth of fast flowing water channels, glide into tranquil, deep, rock faced chasms. Stop to explore stunning native forest and let our local guides tell you all about the history of the land. You’ll experience a unique combination of breath-taking scenery and an exhilarating ride as we follow the braided, glacier-fed rivers by jet boat.
- The Wilderness Jet is not suitable if you are pregnant.
- The minimum age is 3 years old.
- The minimum child height is 1 metre but may be increased to 1.2m in some conditions.
PLEASE NOTE: During our Winter timetable (1st March - 31st Sept) there is limited availability to purchase food on the day, please pre order food with us or feel free to bring your own. Summer you will have approx 1 hour free in Glenorchy for lunch.