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Air Wakatipu

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Address: 1 Tex Smith Lane | Queenstown Airport, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 3148
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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No trip to Queenstown is complete without visiting the breathtakingly...

No trip to Queenstown is complete without visiting the breathtakingly beautiful Milford Sound. Let our pilots take you on an unforgettable scenic flight-seeing adventure into the heart of the Southern Alps and around New Zealand's tallest mountain and largest glaciers.

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Air Wakatipu scenic flight to Milford Sound

We were so lucky to have a perfect day for perfect flying conditions. Pilot Gareth was not only friendly and professional but gave us the smoothest and most spectacular trip... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Wellington, New Zealand

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were so lucky to have a perfect day for perfect flying conditions. Pilot Gareth was not only friendly and professional but gave us the smoothest and most spectacular trip ever, along with informative commentary. The scenery was breathtaking so camera/video equipment is a must! After a perfect landing we opted to also do the cruise around Milford Sound (approx.... More 

Thank Miiabenson
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great trip with pilot Peter and adventurous group of fellow passengers from Queenstown to Milford Sound return. Great commentary and the amazing scenery speaks for itself. We were lucky with the weather and I'm unsure whether the flight scenery or Milford Sound was the icing on the cake.

Thank peterhansen225
Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Booked this trip through the top 10 tourist park in Queenstown. Could not recommend this service more. The pilot James was great and. Full of knowledge. I would recommend this company to anyone wanting to fly to the sound or general scenic flight. 10+

Thank Howard S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Great trip. Smooth flying over spectacular scenery in a single engine plane with three passengers. Commentary from pilot Peter was great. Also included a cruise of Milford Sound. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Mary L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Loved this trip. I went on it solo and meet some great people on the flight and the cruise. The flight was totally worth it, bets sitting on a bus for 5 hrs each way.

Thank Kim G
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We booked the fly cruise fly to Milford sound, had an amazing day, Wonderful door to door service from Peter our pilot. Fantastic weather, smooth flight with breathtaking views over the mountains and up the sound. Forget 5 hours each way on the coach, this is well worth the extra cost. Fabulous.

Thank Naoal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I did the jucy coach cruise coach, which was brilliant. But as the weather was beautiful, we had the option to fly back. Which I couldn't refuse. Our flight was with Air Wakatipu. Our pilot was nice and friendly and with great knowlege of the area! Was an amazing flight with spectacular views and a bluebird day just too top... More 

Thank Candi R
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Flew to Milford Sound with my wife today. Our pilot Gareth was amazing and the flight was breathtaking, easily the best thing we've done on our New Zealand trip. A brilliant way to spend Lauren's birthday and a great way to end our time on the South Island. Under no circumstances should you drive to Milford, fly cruise fly with... More 

Thank mcewenb
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I booked my flight to and from Milford Sound at last minute. My friends were going, and so I booked in and tagged along. I'd been to Milford before, but never by plane! The tiny six seater gave us epic views over some of the most beautiful mountains in the world! My camera was glued to the window the whole... More 

Thank Kate M
Bangor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing day!! The views from the plane over the Southern Alps are stunning. The team at Wakatipu Air were excellent, and made for a smooth running, hasdle free day. Special mention has to go to Elliott, our pilot, who was friendly, knowlegable and professional. Thank you so much for a great day. I totally revommend this as... More 

Thank SianLewis

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