Recent Searches
Clear
Questions? (888) 651-9785(888) 651-9785

Top Queenstown Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Category
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow




Sort: Featured

63 Tours and Activities

Sort by:Featured

Free Cancellation:Get a full refund up to 24 hours in advance on most experiences.See Details

Air Tours

Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

The glacial waters, soaring cliffs, and thundering waterfalls of Milford Sound are spectacular from all angles, and this half-day tour takes in all the highlights. Enjoy thrilling aerial views of the Fiordland National Park on a round-trip flight from Queenstown, and marvel at Mitre Peak, Bowen Falls, and Mount Pembroke on a scenic Milford Sound cruise. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
...  More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$388.23
From  
US$388.23
Learn More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown

Take a window seat for a scenic round-trip flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound, and see the splendor of Fiordland National Park from the air and sea. You'll board a 2-hour cruise past dramatic waterfalls and Mitre Peak as you travel to the Tasman Sea. Then soar over the Southern Alps on your return.
...  More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$353.87
From  
US$353.87
Learn More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

Milford Sound Day Trip from Queenstown by Coach, Cruise and Flight

Experience the landscape of Milford Sound and Fjordland National Park on mountain roadways, a nature cruise, and a sightseeing flight from Milford Sound to Queenstown. Along the way, you’ll see some of the South Island's most remarkable scenery, such as Eglinton Valley, the Mirror Lakes, Stirling Falls, and Sutherland Falls, and Milford Sound is ideal for spotting wildlife. This combination tour includes transport by glass-roof coach, catamaran boat, and plane, as well as lunch, refreshments, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
...  More
  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$422.58
From  
US$422.58
Learn More
  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Milford Sound Tour with Flight, Cruise and Jet Boat Adventure from Queenstown

Milford Sound is one of New Zealand’s most visited natural wonders and this full-day tour allows you to experience the UNESCO-listed landscapes from all angles. Soar over the mountains and lakes of the Fiordland National Park on a small-plane flight; enjoy a 2-hour cruise across Milford Sound; zip along the Dart River on a jet boat; and get close to nature on a forest hike.
...  More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$480.99
From  
US$480.99
Learn More
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Mount Cook Alpine Vista Helicopter Flight

Experience the thrill of a helicopter flight and snow landing on a 20-minute scenic helicopter tour, departing from Mt Cook township. You’ll get sweeping views over the Ben Ohau Range in the Canterbury region before touching down on a landing site in a snowfield high in the mountains. Enjoy this South Island alpine setting as your professional pilot narrates the vista, including Lake Pukaki, from above.
...  More
  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$185.52
From  
US$185.52
Learn More
  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

Milford Sound & Glaciers Fly Cruise and Fly Experience

Take in the vast scale of Milford Sound from the air and water with a half-day trip that includes round-trip flights and a catamaran cruise. You’ll board a small plane that accommodates up to 7 passengers, lift off above the ridges and lakes of Fjordland National Park, then cruise Milford Sound all the way to the Tasman Sea. Watch for fur seals and penguins, and pass through the mists of Stirling Falls before meeting the pilot for the return trip to Queenstown.
...  More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$347.00
From  
US$347.00
Learn More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Half-Day Milford Helicopter Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

Located in the heart of Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound forms part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. Explore the stunning fiord by air and water during a half-day excursion. The exhilarating, round-trip helicopter flight from Queenstown includes a glacier landing on Mt. Tutoko. Perhaps spot dolphins, seals, and penguins during an unforgettable cruise.
...  More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$721.48
From  
US$721.48
Learn More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Mt Cook Small Group Adventure Tour from Queenstown or Cromwell

Take a break from the hectic Queenstown streets with this trip into the mighty Southern Alps. Spend the day at Mount Cook Village, nestled in the shadow of Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand’s tallest mountain. Enjoy free reign to set your own schedule, whether it’s hiking around the Alps, speeding around in jet boats or learning more about the mountains at Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Center.
...  More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$120.25
From  
US$120.25
Learn More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Helicopter Picnic at Middle Earth Waterfalls from Queenstown

Board a private helicopter for a flight to Middle Earth Waterfalls, touching down for a picnic at the foot of a hanging glacier. You’ll fly to the head of Lake Wakatipu, cross the Moonlight Saddle, and soar across the dramatic Richardson Mountains, with gorgeous aerial views throughout the trip. Once at Middle Earth Waterfalls, a picnic lunch will be served in “The Hobbit” film location, followed by free time to explore, and the scenic return flight to Queenstown.
...  More
  • 2 hours
From  
US$704.30
From  
US$704.30
Learn More
  • 2 hours

Air Tours

Milford Sound Fly, Cruise and Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

Take your Milford Sound visit to ‘new heights’ thanks to this 5-hour adventure trip combining a scenic plane flight, boat cruise, and helicopter ride. Experience the majesty of Fjordland National Park during a 40-minute plane ride before landing in Milford Sound for a 2-hour boat cruise. Cap it all off with a helicopter ride back to Queenstown, including an alpine snow landing.
...  More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$608.11
From  
US$608.11
Learn More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Milford Sound Tour & Cruise with Fly-back from Queenstown

See Fiordland in style on this luxury day tour. The glass-roofed bus allows you to see the wide-angled scenery uninterrupted on the drive from Queenstown. Cruise on Milford Sound in a boat that’s smaller than many others, allowing you to visit small bays and coves and see wildlife from up close. Return to Queenstown via spectacular scenic flight over fiords, valleys, and mountains.
...  More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$425.33
From  
US$425.33
Learn More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Milford and Fiordland Highlights Tour by Helicopter from Queenstown

This 2-hour helicopter tour flies you from Queenstown to Fiordland National Park and boasts unbeatable views from above. A professional pilot points out of the ice-capped Southern Alps, including glaciated lakes and forested valleys, before descending to Milford Sound. Make two landings — on a secluded beach and an alpine glacier — with time to explore and get the perfect photo op. Book your seat on a shared helicopter, or upgrade your experience to a private charter exclusive to your group.
...  More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$876.08
From  
US$876.08
Learn More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

Take to the skies on a 50-minute Queenstown helicopter flight that includes a snow landing on Jura Glacier. Soar above Lake Wakatipu’s northern shores and discover unparalleled views of New Zealand’s Southern Alps from an aerial perspective. After your pilot lands atop the glacier, snap photos of surrounding alpine peaks, such as Mt Aspiring, before the return helicopter ride over glacier-fed lakes and the Rees and Dart River valleys.
...  More
  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$415.71
From  
US$415.71
Learn More
  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

30-Minute Alpine Scenic Flight from Queenstown

See New Zealand's spectacular alpine landscape on a 30-minute scenic helicopter flight from Queenstown. Fly over Skippers Canyon and the Wakatipu Basin, and land on a snow-capped peak.
...  More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$230.19
From  
US$230.19
Learn More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Lord of the Rings and Glacier Helicopter Tour

Ringer or not, you’re sure to enjoy this 1.25-hour Lord of the Rings air tour led by the aerial film pilot for the movie series. Fly above beautiful Queenstown, and see the spots filmed for the fictional places of Isengard, Amon Hen, Lothlorien, the Misty Mountains, and the Redhorn Pass. See the mountain range from the opening scene of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, and feel like you’re in Middle-earth.
...  More
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$542.83
From  
US$542.83
Learn More
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

Milford Sound Day Trip by Land, Sea and Air from Queenstown with Nature Cruise

See Milford Sound from aboard a coach, a nature cruise, and an aircraft on this full-day tour from Queenstown. Take in the stunning scenery from three different modes of transport and listen to informative commentary from your guide. Buffet lunch and round-trip hotel transportation from Queenstown included.
...  More
  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$418.46
From  
US$418.46
Learn More
  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

Milford Sound Discovery Small Group Tour & Cruise from Queenstown or Te Anau

Travel from Queenstown to the much-loved UNESCO-listed Milford Sound. Your guide will ensure you make the most of your trip with commentary along the way—pointing out scenic viewpoints and areas where Lord of the Rings was filmed. Once you reach Milford Sound, you won’t have to worry about waiting in visitor lines as entrance tickets are included. Enjoy a Milford Sound Discovery Cruise where you’ll see stunning views of waterfalls and Mitre Peak. You’ll also have free time to explore the waterfalls of Lake Marian on foot.
...  More
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$109.94
From  
US$109.94
Learn More
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Helicopter and Shotover River Rafting Combo from Queenstown

Combine two exciting Queenstown adventures on a half-day 'helirafting' tour that explores the region by air and water. Board a helicopter for a scenic flight to the white-water rafting launch site, cruise above the rock walls and blue water of Skippers Canyon, then land on a river-side beach. Next, suit up for a challenging white-water rafting trip down the Shotover River, taking on a series of rapids that flow through high cliffs and chutes.
...  More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$239.81
From  
US$239.81
Learn More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

Milford Sound Day Trip by Boutique Coach, Cruise & Flight, with BBQ Experience

The UNESCO-listed landscapes of Milford Sound are impressive from all angles and this full-day tour from Queenstown offers views from land, sea, and air. Enjoy a scenic drive through the Fiordland National Park; sail past glaciers, cliffs, and waterfalls on a Milford Sound cruise; then soar overhead on a thrilling flight back to Queenstown. Tour includes hotel pickup, lunch, and all activities.
...  More
  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$460.37
From  
US$460.37
Learn More
  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown

Take your Queenstown visit to new ‘heights’ of adventure thanks to this 50-minute helicopter flight complete with a glacier landing. Soar above the spectacular scenery of Mt. Aspiring National Park, gliding above turquoise ice formations, hidden alpine lakes and towering mountains before landing on top of a glacier for photos.
...  More
  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$412.28
From  
US$412.28
Learn More
  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Remarkables Mountain Range Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

Soar to new heights on a 20-minute helicopter tour and alpine landing in the Remarkables, a mountain range that dominates the eastern skyline of Queenstown. Hover up close to the eponymous peaks and land 5,046 feet (1,538 meters) above Lake Wakatipu with unparalleled views stretching all the way to the Southern Alps. Your six-passenger helicopter flight includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
...  More
  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$185.52
From  
US$185.52
Learn More
  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Milford Sound Highlights Helicopter Flight from Queenstown

Experience Milford Sound and its surrounding areas the adventurous way, from the seat of a helicopter. As well as an exciting flight over rivers, valleys, and mountains, you’ll also get the chance to land on a glacier. Capture unique photographs that you wouldn’t get if touring by bus. This is an ideal trip for travelers short on time, as you pack a lot of incredible sights into a short sightseeing trip.
...  More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$542.83
From  
US$542.83
Learn More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

Full-Day Milford Sound Walk and Cruise Including Scenic Flights from Queenstown

Experience the Milford Sound on foot, by air, and by water on this full-day tour from Queenstown. Soak in the sights of New Zealand as you fly to Milford Sound to meet your guide. Ride the ferry to the Milford Sound track, then hike for two hours to reach the Giant Gate Waterfall. Afterwards, relax on board a scenic Milford Sound boat cruise before returning to Queenstown by air. Includes lunch, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
...  More
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$514.66
From  
US$514.66
Learn More
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

Half-Day Milford Sound Nature Cruise and Flight from Queenstown

See the sheer cliffs of Milford Sound from the air and water on a half-day tour from Queenstown by sightseeing plane and catamaran. Fly over Fjordland National Park, part of a UNESCO-listed landscape, then touch down at Milford Sound for a cruise with drinks and lunch (for the midday departure) served on board. This tour is perfect for photography and wildlife watching, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Queenstown hotels is included.
...  More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$388.23
From  
US$388.23
Learn More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation


Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785