Fly Walk Cruise Fly | Milford Track

Experience Milford Sound by air, land and sea

Fly from Queenstown airport over the Wakatipu Basin and into Fiordland, sweeping the length of Milford Sound where you can take in unparalleled views of world famous fiord.

Upon landing in Milford Sound, take a short boat ride to where your walk on the Milford Track begins. The three and a half hour guided walk takes you along a well formed track to the half way point, Giant Gate waterfall. After your walk, transfer back to the boat terminal where you’ll board a Mitre Peak Cruise through Milford Sound where our informative guide will point out scenic highlights along the way, such as the Bowen Falls, snow-capped Mount Pembroke, and the awe-inspiring Mitre Peak itself, towering 1692 metres from the ocean floor.

Fly back over the Milford Track before having your breath taken away when you first view the 548 metre Sutherland Falls. This scenic flight will allow you to take in magnificent views of the mountains, glaciers, lakes and forests of the Fiordland national Park on your way back to Queenstown.

Duration & Cost


8.5 hours


Adult: from $1265

Child: from $935


November - March: 8.00am

Flight path

Fly from Queenstown airport over the Whakatipu Basin and the Shotover River heading towards Glenorchy and the head of Lake Whakatipu. Fly past the famous Earnslaw Burn Glacier and over Lake McKerrow taking in the grandeur of the Southern Alps, flying deep into the heart of Fiordland National Park. View the glaciated region of Fiordland’s tallest mountain, Mount Tutuko, and sweep the length of Milford Sound / Piopiotahi where you can take in unparalleled views of world famous Milford Sound and Mitre Peak before landing at Milford Sound airport. 

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Flight Map

Milford Track

Upon landing at Milford Sound / Piopiotahi you will meet your guide for the day and take a short boat ride from the Milford boat terminal to Sandfly Point to begin your walk on the Milford Track. We begin our guided walk, meandering alongside the cascading Arthur River then Lake Ada, on a well formed track. Our destination and half way point is Giant Gate waterfall. This spectacular waterfall is best viewed and photographed from the large swing bridge spanning the river. On completion of the walk, an opportunity is made for photos at the sign marking the end of the walk, festooned with the boots of walkers that have made it to the end of the walk. After your transfer back to the Milford boat terminal fly back to Queenstown. 

Walking Map

What it includes

  • Fixed wing plane transfers
  • Boxed picnic lunch
  • Cruise on Milford Sound / Piopiotahi
  • Guided walk on the Milford Track
  • Return airport transfers

What to bring

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