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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
From
US$371.00
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US$371.00

Wilderness Adventure Including Scenic flight Self-guided Hike and Jet Boat Ride

Wilderness Adventure Including Scenic flight Self-guided Hike and Jet Boat Ride

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The snow-capped mountains, lush forests, and waterfalls of the Mount Aspiring National Park lie along the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. This action-packed tour lets you explore the park by plane, boat, and on foot. Soar overhead on a scenic flight, hike along the banks of the Siberia River, then hop aboard for a thrilling jet boat ride along the Wilkin River.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$321.41
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US$321.41

Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from Wanaka

Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from Wanaka

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Experience the rugged beauty of remote Milford Sound from Wanaka, all in half-a-day. With a choice of morning or afternoon flight departures, fly over lush national parks, epic glaciers, and alpine lakes, before touching down in the Sound. Enjoy a scenic cruise, keeping an eye out for some of the local inhabitants including seals, penguins, and dolphins, before returning to Wanaka by plane.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$428.54
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US$428.54

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Fly Golden Bay & Cruise Abel Tasman Day Tour from Nelson

Fly Golden Bay & Cruise Abel Tasman Day Tour from Nelson

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Discover the stunning scenery of the Abel Tasman National Park by land, sea, and air on this full-day tour. Soar over the Wharariki Sea Arches and Farewell Spit on a scenic flight, hike through the bush to Te Waikoropupu Springs, and enjoy lunch (own expense) in Takaka Village. In the afternoon, cool off with a swim at Totaranui Beach, then set sail on a cruise around Golden Bay and admire the coast of Abel Tasman National Park from the water.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$331.75
Price varies by group size
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US$331.75
Price varies by group size

Golden Bay Highlights 55 minute Scenic Flight from Takaka - 11.20 am daily

Golden Bay Highlights 55 minute Scenic Flight from Takaka - 11.20 am daily

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Enjoy a scenic plane ride over South Island. Highlights include flying over mountain peaks in Kahurangi National Park, sea arches in Wharariki Beach, rock formations in Cape Farewell, and the longest sand spit in New Zealand, Farewell Spit. Every passenger gets a window seat and headsets to hear the pilot’s live commentary. Keep your eyes peeled for whales as you fly over Abel Tasman National Park.
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  • 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$132.25
Price varies by group size
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US$132.25
Price varies by group size

Premium Milford Sound Bus - Cruise - Fly Tour with Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

Premium Milford Sound Bus - Cruise - Fly Tour with Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. This small group, fully-guided day trip combines the stunning boutique Milford Sound Cruise aboard Cruise Milford (the number 1 Trip Advisor rated cruise company) and an amazing scenic flight back to Queenstown with Glenorchy Air. Led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses that are packed with extras, ensuring your comfort and safety.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$503.55
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US$503.55
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Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic 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$179.37
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US$179.37
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The GRAND TOUR including snow landing (allow 40 minutes)

The GRAND TOUR including snow landing (allow 40 minutes)

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This short helicopter tour offers the unique opportunity to get close to two of New Zealand’s iconic glaciers, the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. Fly by some of the region’s many natural wonders, including Mount Tasman, Aoraki Mount Cook and Tasman Glacier, and make the most of incredible photo opportunities. This tour is operated by the only local company with Government permission to land on the snow inside Westland Tai Poutini National Park – you won’t get this chance with anyone else.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$365.74
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US$365.74

Milford Sound Coach and Nature Cruise from Queenstown with Flyback

Milford Sound Coach and Nature Cruise from Queenstown with Flyback

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Milford Sound lies in a remote corner of New Zealand’s South Island and, although remarkably scenic, the route from Queenstown is long. On this tour, reach Milford Sound by premium glass-roof coach and spot native wildlife during a 2-hour nature cruise. When it’s time to return home, take to the skies and return effortlessly to Queenstown—with unrivalled views over the wilderness landscapes from the air.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$358.75
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US$358.75
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise

Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise

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See Milford Sound by air and water, flying round-trip from Queenstown for a small-craft boat cruise through the famous fiord. Save time on this half-day tour as you soar over the World Heritage-listed landscape of Fiordland National Park. Landing at Milford Sound, trade your wings for watercraft and a sightseeing journey with experienced naturalists. Learn about the wildlife and geology of the scenic waterways at one of New Zealand’s top natural wonders. Includes round-trip hotel transfers and a boxed lunch.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$287.43
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US$287.43
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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$495.91
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US$495.91
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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$687.14
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US$687.14
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Scenic Flight Transfer to Queenstown from Milford Sound

Scenic Flight Transfer to Queenstown from Milford Sound

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Soak in panoramic views of New Zealand's South Island during your one-way flight to Queenstown from the Milford Sound. The scenic flight follows a route over Fiordland National Park, the Southern Alps, Lake Wakatipu, and Sutherland Falls, before landing at Queenstown airport, where a driver transfers you to your hotel.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$229.76
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US$229.76
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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$257.86
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US$257.86
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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$294.81
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US$294.81
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Walter Peak scenic flight & steamship cruise from Queenstown

Walter Peak scenic flight & steamship cruise from Queenstown

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This option combines a 20 minute scenic flight, from Queenstown, to Walter Peak high country station, with a farm tour and a return cruise aboard the iconic TSS Earnslaw - launched in 1912 this Edwardian steamer is the southern hemisphere's only passenger carrying, coal-fired steamship. Inside, you can visit the engine room viewing the giant steam engines at work. Aboard, you will be able to view the collection of historical photos in the mini-museum, check out the bridge. If you prefer, you can kick back and enjoy a wine or beer, or some café food at the on-board Café & Bar.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$143.36
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US$143.36
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20 minute Queenstown Scenic Flight

20 minute Queenstown Scenic Flight

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View the spectacular sights of Queenstown and the Wakatipu basin from above, aboard this 20 minute scenic flight.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$107.34
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US$107.34
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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$220.92
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US$220.92
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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$367.95
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US$367.95
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Mount Cook and Southern Alps Discovery with Optional Milford Sound Cruise

Mount Cook and Southern Alps Discovery with Optional Milford Sound Cruise

Visit two spectacular natural wonders—Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain, and the UNESCO-listed Milford Sound—in one day from Queenstown. Maximize your time with a thrilling flight through the Southern Alps, a glacier landing in the shadows of Mount Cook, and an onward flight along the West Coast to Milford Sound. Upgrade to include a scenic cruise around Milford Sound and look out for wildlife such as seals, penguins, and dolphins.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,326.24
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US$1,326.24

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$294.81
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US$294.81

Milford Sound Experience Full Day Tour from Queenstown with Scenic Flight

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$373.88
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US$373.88
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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$462.94
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US$462.94
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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$589.99
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US$589.99
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