Fly Cruise Fly | Jetboat Combo

Experience the thrill of the Dart River jet boat

Enjoy uninterrupted viewing of this inspiring region from above as you fly from Queenstown, over the Southern Alps, to magnificent Milford Sound. Home to some of the most dramatic scenery in the world, these striking views can only truly be appreciated from above. 

Upon landing in Milford Sound, you’ll connect to your Mitre Peak Cruises vessel and travel the full length of the fiord out into the Tasman Sea. As you are cruising, keep an eye out for wildlife, as New Zealand fur seals and dolphins are often spotted from the boat.

After your cruise, you will fly over two spectacular national parks; Fiordland and Mt Aspiring as you make your way to Glenorchy. The adventure continues with a thrilling jet boat ride through the heart of Real Middle Earth, offering a combination of magic views in an untouched wilderness as well as an exciting adrenaline rush to finish off the day.

Important Information: For safety reasons, Dart River Jet are not able to guide pregnant women or children under 1 metre tall on their jet boats. 


Duration & Cost


9 hours


Adult: from $780

Child: from $555

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October - April: 8.00am
May - Sept: 9.00am
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Flight path

You will fly over some astonishing landscapes on your journey from Queenstown to Milford Sound. Depending on the flight route for the day, your sights may include; Skippers Canyon, Glenorchy, Mt Earnslaw, Mt Tutoko, Milford Sound, Mitre Peak, Arthur Valley, Sutherland Falls, the Milford Track, Lake Te Anau, Eglinton Valley, Greenstone Valley and Lake Wakatipu. 

Flight Map

Cruise route

Depart from the Milford Sound Wharf and make your way out past the iconic Mitre Peak. Cruise the length of the fiord while listening to informative commentary from our skipper who will highlight points of interest along the way including the mighty Bowen Falls, Lion Mountain, Copper Point, Seal Rock and Stirling Falls.

Cruise Map

What it includes

  • Scenic flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound
  • 2 hour cruise on Milford Sound with Mitre Peak Cruises
  • Scenic flight from Milford Sound to Glenorchy
  • Jet boat ride with Dart River Jet (return to Queenstown via Scenic Coach)

What to bring

  • camera Camera
  • raincoat Waterproof Jacket
  • sunscreen Sunscreen
  • Beanie Warm Clothing
  • insect repellent Insect Repellent
  • smile Smiles