Fly Cruise Heli | Jetboat Combo

Experience the thrill of the Dart River jet boat

Fly across the mountain ranges and beech forests of the Southern Alps, before you reach the Fiordland National Park, welcomed by views of the majestic Mitre Peak.

From here, you’ll connect to a two-hour nature cruise through Milford Sound where you’ll travel the full length of the fiord out into the Tasman Sea. Cruise past the two permanent waterfalls in Milford Sound; the Sterling and Lady Bowen Falls, and you’ll really appreciate the grandeur of the fiord as it towers thousands of feet above you.

After your cruise, you will journey on an exhilarating helicopter flight over some of the most dramatic scenery in the world as you fly to Glenorchy. The true adventure starts here as you are then offered the perfect combination of a thrilling jet boat ride and the opportunity to explore an untouched wilderness surrounding the Dart River. This is the ultimate way to spend a day in Real Middle Earth and you will leave with an appreciation of the region from four incredible perspectives.

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 $1200

Child: from $785

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

You will fly over some magnificent 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
  • Helicopter 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