Milford Sound Flightseeing from Franz Josef

This flightseeing tour is ideal if you have limited time as driving to Milford Sound from Franz Josef takes 9½ hours. Our Milford Sound flights operate on demand from Franz Josef with time on the ground for photos and perhaps a boat cruise.

$715.00 - $815.00
$460.00 - $530.00

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This is a great way to see the beautiful Milford Sound without needing to drive into this very remote area. The flight can be done as a direct flight to Milford Sound via Mount Aspiring National Park or can go via the Mount Cook area and include the main scenic portion of our ‘Grand Traverse’ flight - flying over New Zealand’s highest mountains and largest glaciers.

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Flights generally stop over in Milford for 30 minutes, enough time to get some stunning views of the fiord and towering mountains from ground level: A boat cruise can also be arranged if time & weather permit.

Every passenger has a window seat and wings-above ensure optimum viewing below. Pilots provide a full and informative commentary.


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Physical address

Milford Sound Flightseeing from Franz Josef, Main Road, Franz Josef Glacier, West Coast, 7856, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Air Safaris main base and airport facility (since 1975) is located alongside the main highway 4km west of the Lake Tekapo township.
Proximity to town:
Our sales and information office is on the main road in Tekapo township.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $715.00 - $815.00
(13 year(s) and under)
$460.00 - $530.00
Further pricing information:
We require minimum 4 passengers for this flight to operate. Flights are subject to weather conditions.

Language support

  Written Spoken
German YES NO
Japanese YES NO
Spanish YES NO

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