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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$342.97
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US$342.97

Milford Sound Small Group Tour Including Cruise & Lunch from Queenstown

Milford Sound Small Group Tour Including Cruise & Lunch from Queenstown

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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.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$171.14
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US$171.14
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown

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

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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. Board a cruise and pass dramatic waterfalls and Mitre Peak as you travel to the Tasman Sea. Then soar over the Southern Alps on your return.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$253.98
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US$253.98
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Half-Day Milford Sound Nature Cruise and Flight from Queenstown

Half-Day Milford Sound Nature Cruise and Flight from Queenstown

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$342.97
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US$342.97
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Milford Sound Day Trip from Queenstown by Coach, Cruise and Flight

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

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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.
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  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$426.14
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US$426.14
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight from Queenstown

Milford Sound Scenic Flight from Queenstown

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The UNESCO-listed landscapes of Milford Sound are even more spectacular from above. Take to the skies on a 1-hour and 20-minute round-trip flight from Queenstown; spot natural wonders such as Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls from the air; and enjoy unbeatable aerial views of the mountains, lakes and fjords of the Fiordland National Park.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$186.97
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US$186.97
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Milford Sound Overhead Flight with Landing from Queenstown

Milford Sound Overhead Flight with Landing from Queenstown

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Milford Sound is one of New Zealand’s most impressive natural wonders, but the fjord’s remote location is around four hours by road from Queenstown. Instead, maximize your time on this tour by plane; enjoy spectacular aerial views of Skippers Canyon, Sutherland Falls, and the Fiordland National Park; and touch down to experience the fjord up close.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$295.55
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US$295.55
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Milford Sound Day Trip by Land, Sea and Air from Queenstown with Nature Cruise

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

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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.
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  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$411.02
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US$411.02
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Milford Sound Fly-Cruise-Fly

Milford Sound Fly-Cruise-Fly

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Round-trip flights between Queenstown and Milford Sound take you deep into the spectacular Southern Alps. Following a scenic flight with views of snow-covered peaks, remote valleys, and waterfalls, touch down for a boat cruise on Milford Sound. Traveling by both air and water takes you to the dramatic places that you'd miss by sticking to the road.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$301.56
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US$301.56
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Milford Sound Scenic Tour From Queenstown Airport by Plane

Milford Sound Scenic Tour From Queenstown Airport by Plane

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Soar over the mountains of Mount Aspiring National Park and Fiordland National Park on this small-group aerial tour from Queenstown. Get epic views over the glaciers and fly through Milford Sound, where you'll see Stirling Falls and Mitre Peak. This small-aircraft tour can accommodate just seven people, ensuring personal attention from your pilot/guide. Round-trip hotel transportation included.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$267.38
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US$267.38

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

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

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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.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$582.34
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Milford Sound Day Trip by Premium Coach, Cruise & Flight, with picnic lunch

Milford Sound Day Trip by Premium Coach, Cruise & Flight, with picnic lunch

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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.
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  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$425.45
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US$425.45

Full-Day Doubtful Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

Full-Day Doubtful Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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See the dramatic landscape of the Fjordland National Park by air, water, and land on a full-day sightseeing trip from Queenstown to Doubtful Sound. Enjoy panoramic views on two 35-minute scenic flights, explore Lake Manapouri by ferry, cross Wilmot Pass, and cruise Doubtful Sound itself on a 3-hour wilderness boat trip. This 9-hour tour includes all activities, lunch and snacks, as well as round-trip transport from your Queenstown hotel.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$639.20
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US$639.20
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Helicopter Tour with Alpine Snow Landing from Queenstown

Helicopter Tour with Alpine Snow Landing from Queenstown

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Soar over the alpine scenery around Queenstown during this 45-minute helicopter flight. Make a landing in pristine snow high above the town for spectacular views and photo ops. Pickup from select Queenstown hotels included.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$345.12
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US$345.12

Glacier Heli-Hike

Glacier Heli-Hike

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The one-hour fixed-wing flight from Queenstown to Franz Josef or Tasman Glacier is certainly spectacular, but the highlight of this trip is the glacier Heli Hike. The experienced guides will take you into a deep part of the glacier via a scenic helicopter flight. The helicopter passes over the deep crevasses of the icefalls and waterfalls to land on the upper Franz Josef icefall or on the Tasman glacier itself. From there you’ll be fitted with crampons for the two hours on the ice, exploring caves and seeing the natural, ever-changing wonder of the glacier in the South Island of New Zealand.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$894.62
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US$894.62

Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown Including Scenic Flight

Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown Including Scenic Flight

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Discover the best of the South Island on a land, sea, and sky tour from Queenstown to Milford Sound. Travel through the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park, including Mitre Peak, by coach. Then board a cruise through Milford Sound while enjoying a delicious buffet lunch. A scenic flight over the Southern Alps back to Queenstown completes this full-day tour offering a bird’s-eye view from the air that will take your breath away.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$461.32
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US$461.32
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Milford Sound Coach, Cruise and Flight Sightseeing Tour from Queenstown

Milford Sound Coach, Cruise and Flight Sightseeing Tour from Queenstown

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Explore the Milford Sound on a full-day tour from Queenstown with a combination of a scenic coach ride, 2-hour sightseeing cruise, and return flight over the pristine mountain wilderness.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$320.99
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US$320.99
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Milford Sound Tour and Cruise with Scenic Flight from Queenstown

Milford Sound Tour and Cruise with Scenic Flight from Queenstown

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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.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$430.65
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US$430.65
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Milford Sound and Big Five Glaciers Scenic Flight

Milford Sound and Big Five Glaciers Scenic Flight

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Soar above the clouds and majestic mountain peaks of Mt. Aspiring and Fiordland National Park for a truly bird’s-eye perspective of New Zealand’s celebrated alpine scenery. On this compact scenic flight from Queenstown, enjoy views of at least five major glaciers, each lesser-known than the heavily-visited Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers further north. This flight also showcases the deep, densely-forested fiords of Milford Sound.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$274.24
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US$274.24
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Milford Sound Experience Full Day Tour from Queenstown with Scenic Flight

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Milford Sound Experience Full Day Tour from Queenstown with Scenic Flight

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Milford Sound is arguably the most scenic destination in New Zealand, and a must-see for any traveler. Whether seen in sunshine or rain, the incredible views are guaranteed to leave you awe-struck. This is a small group tour for travelers seeking an all-inclusive, uniquely-kiwi, personalized trip to Milford Sound.  Travel in unparalleled style and comfort in a fully air-conditioned luxury Mercedes van fully equipped with WIFI, large panoramic windows and leather reclining seats so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery. On the journey to Milford Sound, explore the quaint lakeside town of Te Anau and stop to enjoy the amazing array of scenery and photo opportunities Fiordland has to offer. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch on our small uncrowded cruise while taking in the incredible beauty that Fiordland and Milford Sound have to offer! After your cruise, board a once in a lifetime scenic flight back to Queenstown.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$363.68
US$448.99
US$85.31 savings
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Mt. Cook & The Glaciers Scenic Flight ex Queenstown

Mt. Cook & The Glaciers Scenic Flight ex Queenstown

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The Southern Alps are home to some of New Zealand’s most spectacular natural wonders —a vast wilderness of mountains, glaciers, and lakes. With this scenic flight, discover the highlights of both the Westland Tai Poutini National Park and the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park all in one tour. Fly over the Fox, Franz, and Tasman glaciers; admire views of Lake Pukaki; and touchdown at the foot of Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$459.04
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US$459.04

New Zealand Trip Planning Service featuring Queenstown Highlights

New Zealand Trip Planning Service featuring Queenstown Highlights

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Set on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by majestic mountains, the natural beauty and the unique energy of New Zealand's Queenstown region creates the perfect backdrop for a trip full of adventure, exploration or relaxation. Our itineraries are created by a local Kiwi Travel Consultant who will not only share great local tips and advice, but also tailor your visit specifically to suit your personal interests, tastes, travelling style and budget.  Accommodation, tours, activities, food and transport are all additional to this cost.  We'll work with you to ensure your trip around New Zealand runs smoothly, whatever you choose to see and do.
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  • 3 days
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US$193.31
per group
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US$193.31
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The Ultimate Milford Sound Experience by Helicopter from Queenstown

The Ultimate Milford Sound Experience by Helicopter from Queenstown

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Tour Milford Sound from the air and indulge in a gourmet picnic at an alpine lake suspended above Fiordland. This 4-hour helicopter tour provides the ultimate adventure in the sky, flying you past the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps. Experience several landings with time to stroll on a deserted beach. Listen to your pilot’s narration about ancient glaciers and prehistoric rainforests as you soak up the dramatic scenery. Book on a shared helicopter, or upgrade your experience to a private charter exclusive to your group.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$5,327.54
per group
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US$5,327.54
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Milford Sound Walking Tour with Round-Trip Scenic Flight from Queenstown

Milford Sound Walking Tour with Round-Trip Scenic Flight from Queenstown

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Tramp along part of the popular Milford Track on this 6-hour tour from Queenstown, including a round-trip scenic flight. You'll fly straight over the Fiordland to Milford Sound, then transferred by ferry boat to one of New Zealand's Great Walks. Hike for up to 2 hours with your guide on a moderately easy path that leads to lovely Giant Gate Falls. Lunch and hotel transfers are provided.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$548.84
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US$548.84
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