Scenic Flights & Skydiving

  • Adrenaline
  • Family

Get up and away in a small plane or helicopter to truly see what this area has to offer, land on a glacier or link to a cruise on Milford Sound

Plane flights
Many beautiful destinations around the South Island are accessible from the Glenorchy airstrip via small fixed-wing aircrafts operated by a family run business. Locations include Milford Sound, where you can link with a cruise, Fiordland, Mt Cook, the Glaciers, and Lord of the Rings movies sites. With a guaranteed window seat you'll see everything our area has to offer. More information about each trip available here.

Child prices valid 3-14yrs. Infants fly free. Minimum age 4 for Fly/Cruise/Kayak/Fly trip.

Milford Sound can be accessed from the following flights:

 DurationDeparture TimesAdultChiild
Fly/Cruise/Fly4hrs10am, 12pm, 2pm$550$375
Fly/Explore/Fly4hrs8am*, 10am, 12pm, 2pm$445$325
Coach/Cruise/Fly8hrs7am (Queenstown)$619$395

*Not available March-November
**Not available 24th June to 10th August due to maintenance


Helicopter flights
Spectacular scenic flights to Milford Sound, Fiordland, and the Queenstown region from the Glenorchy airstrip for those with less time to fly. Get up close to a hanging glacier, land on snow topped mountains, link with a cruise on Milford Sound, or choose your own adventure, charter flights are available. More information available about each trip here.

Child prices valid 4-11yrs. Infants fly free.

 DurationDeparture TimesAdultChild
Alpine Snow Landing  25 mins9am, 11am, 3.30pm$330$231
Mt Earnslaw Glacier  35 mins11am, 3.30pm$510$357
Glacier Landing  40 mins9.30am, 3.30pm$625$438
Milford Sound Flyover  50 mins9.30am, 12pm, 1.45pm$780$546
West Coast Beach & Glaciers  1.25hrs9am$990$693
Milford Sound Landing  1.5hrs2.15pm$940$658
Milford, Lakes & Sutherland Falls  2hrs12pm$1215$851
Heli/Cruise/Heli  4hrs9.30am, 1.45pm$1025$718


7am, 9am, 11.30am, 1.30pm (no 7am May - Sept)

For the more adventurous, experience an adrenaline rush as you roll out of a specialised skydiving plane at 200kph towards Lake Wakatipu. Depending on which height you choose to jump from, enjoy a 15-20 minute scenic flight, up to 60 second freefall and 5-7 minutes under canopy.

Maximum weight is 115kg/253lbs; persons 95-104.9kg will incur a weight surcharge of $50 and those 105-115kg a weight surcharge of $75.

Minimum age 13 years old (6yrs for 9,000ft trip) | Minimum weight 30kgs | Minimum height 1.2m - harness must fit well



All flights are weather dependent

For any questions or enquiries talk to us!