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Fiordland's Finest

Fiordland's Finest

Beat the crowds with our signature flight that includes Milford Sound, Lake Quill, Mt Tutoko, Skippers Canyon and our exclusive landing location, the Earnslaw Burn.

From

NZ$ 1690

per person

Highlights

  • Bird’s eye view of Milford Sound

  • Alpine & glacier landings (weather permitting)

  • View Lake Quill and Sutherland Falls – 580m/1,900 ft waterfall

  • Experience the Earnslaw Burn – we are the only company permitted to land at Earnslaw Burn

Visit

Full Description

Glide past coastal fjords, skim over glaciers, chase waterfalls and count the endless peaks as you embark on our signature Fiordland flight. Mt Tutoko makes an appearance on the way home, shortly before we land in the Earnslaw Burn.

The famous Fiordland region is a World Heritage Site. Filled with pristine alpine lakes, roaring waterfalls, glaciers, fjords and rugged mountains, this area has it all – and with three stunning landings; and alpine lake, glacier and in the stunning Earnslaw Burn, you will experience it all on this incredible journey.

Our adventure begins out of Queenstown, flying over Ben Lomond and the Richardson Mountains, past rustic Glenorchy village, and continuing high up in the alps to picturesque Lake Erskine.

Next we head to the source of the mighty Sutherland Falls. Lake Quill feeds this monstrous waterfall, with a drop of 580m/1,900 ft and a very loud roar to match.

Milford Sound is calling. Leaving the falls, we skip over to the rugged West Coast, sweeping past iconic Mitre Peak. From here we make a beeline towards Mt Tutoko – the highest peak in Fiordland – before circling back to land at the Earnslaw Burn.

With a hanging glacier overhead, and waterfalls cascading down around you, the Earnslaw Burn is a sight to behold. Even in winter when many of the waterfalls have frozen dry, the glacier swells with fresh, dazzling snowfall. It’s a magical place.

 

This is our final stop before we fly back home to Queenstown, passing over the historic gold mining sites of Skippers Canyon.
Didn’t we say this trip has it all?
*In winter months (June – August) the Earnslaw Burn does not have as many fast flowing waterfalls compared to our spring and summer months (September – March). It is still a stunning and magical location to visit during winter as there is usually extra snow coverage on the glacier and throughout the valley.

Includes

2.5 hour Scenic Flight

3 incredible landings

Views of Fiordland

Meeting Point

Check-in 15 minutes prior to departure at Heliworks Queenstown, 64 Grant Road, Frankton Queenstown 9304. 

We can also pick you up from Queenstown Central outside Alpine Supermarket on Athol Street, Queenstown Central. Please indicate at the time of booking if you need to be picked up. You'll need to meet at this departure point 30 minutes prior to your flight time. 

Additional Information

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.

There is a minimum number of travellers for this experience. If the minimum isn't met and we need to cancel, we will offer a different date/experience or a full refund.

Terms
• All prices quoted are valid until 30th September 2024 • Prices are quoted per person in NZ currency. They are inclusive of GST. • A minimum of two passengers are required for most scenic flights. • Any cancellations made within 24 hours of departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee. If passengers ‘no-show’ for a flight, 100% of the fare will apply. If we cannot operate due to weather and as a result, passengers are unable to fly, no cancellation fees will apply. • Flights depart on demand and are subject to availability. • Flights depart from our base in Queenstown. • Children and infants must be accompanied by a full fare paying adult. • For the purpose of aircraft weight and balance and in accordance with the Civil Aviation Authority rules and regulations, we require all passenger weights at the time of booking. Once we have received and reviewed this information we will be able to confirm the booking. • We reserve the right to change prices at any time without further notice.

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NZ$ 1690

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64 Grant Road, Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand, 9304
Fiordland's Finest

Fiordland's Finest

Beat the crowds with our signature flight that includes Milford Sound, Lake Quill, Mt Tutoko, Skippers Canyon and our ex...Show More
Adult: $1690
(12+ years)
Child: $1185
(3 - 11 years)
Infant: $845
Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Minimum Passengers: 2

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