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Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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Overview
This air and water sightseeing tour of Milford Sound is ideal for travelers short on time in the area, as round-trip transfers from Queenstown are included. See the mountains and waterways of this UNESCO-listed area from above on a spectacular helicopter tour. Land on a glacier for a close-up of Mt. Tutoko. Also get the chance to relax on a cruise, where you may spot local wildlife like fur seals, penguins, and dolphins.
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Highlights
  • This half-day tour is suitable for travelers on a tight schedule
  • Experience the best of Milford Sound in a short time
  • Receive a personal headset to hear your guide clearly on the helicopter
  • Glacier landings are subject to conditions on the day
Important Information
Departure Point
35 Lucas Place, Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Headsets to hear the pilot clearly
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Entry/Admission - Milford Sound
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat (0-3 years old sit on adults lap)
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers must supply accurate weights upon booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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chilrach wrote a review Nov. 2019
12 contributions1 helpful vote
By far one of my most favourite activities I did in New Zealand. Never been in a helicopter before but I would definitely recommend Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters. Picked up from hotel and taken to their office where we were given a safety briefing. Didn't have to wait long
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Kia ora Chilrach Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased to hear you had incredible trip and got to enjoy the wonderful views here in Queesntown! I do hope this is something that will be a forever memorable experience for you!
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Melissa S wrote a review Nov. 2019
1 contribution
This was one of the highlights of our New Zealand trip! Chris was an amazing, confident pilot and so much fun to be around. We had perfect flying weather! The glacier landing was such a treat! Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
Responded 3 weeks ago
Kia ora Melissa! Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased to hear you had incredible trip our Pilot Chris and you enjoyed the incredible Galcier landing! We do hope to see you again in the future!
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Dian A wrote a review Oct. 2019
5 contributions
This is our first time to New Zealand, and this tour is the highlight of our journey. The ground staffs are very professional in arranging the schedule, the pilot is super nice and informative. It’a not cheap but it’s worth every penny. Two thumbs up for #GSLH
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Reservations at Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
Responded Oct. 9, 2019
Kia ora Dian, Thank you for your review. We are glad you had such an amazing time, especially for your first ever trip to New Zealand! Milford Sound really is a spectacular sight. Ngā mihi, Claudia
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elboogi wrote a review Sep. 2019
1 contribution
The Milford Sound helicopter and cruise tour was absolutely breathtaking! Easily one of the most beautiful sites I’ve ever experienced, and it was awesome to get both perspectives of flying over the mountains and sailing through the sound. We were also able to land on a
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
Responded Sep. 22, 2019
Kia ora! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the experience and were also able to land on a snowcapped mountain - how amazing! We hope you have a safe trip home! Ngā Mihi Jolene
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as44 wrote a review Sep. 2019
7 contributions3 helpful votes
Wow!!! My husband and I were celebrating our 15 year wedding anniversary and decided we wanted to do something amazing! This was definitely one of the best experiences I’ve ever had, and absolutely the highlight of our three week trip. I’ve always wanted to ride in a helicopter,
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from GlacierSouthernLakes, Manager at Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
Responded Sep. 21, 2019
Kia ora! Congratulations on your anniversary - what an incredible way to celebrate! Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and got to tick this off your bucket list! We do hope to see you again in the future! Ngā Mihi Jolene
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
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