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Milford Sound Flight

Experience the world-famous Milford Sound in all her glory.
Mitre Peak, Milford Sound, the highest waterfall in New Zealand and the famous Milford Track. It’s the Milford Sound flight of a lifetime.
Nothing will prepare you for the breathtaking beauty of Milford Sound. The most popular fiord in the Fiordland National Park, your flight will be filled with impressive views right from the go. First, soar over the length of the incredible Lake Te Anau, flying past the township before heading out to Milford Sound. There, take in the iconic Mitre Peak, Sutherland Falls (the highest waterfall in New Zealand), the famous Milford Track, endless waterfalls and of course, Milford Sound in all her glory.

What’s included:

  • Milford Sound helicopter flight from Te Anau

  • One remote landing

  • In-flight commentary from your knowledgeable pilot via two-way communication

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View of Te Anau township


Arrive at Te Anau

Arrive at the Te Anau Airport [42 Aviation Drive] 15 minutes before your flight.

Preflight Check and Orientation


Pre-flight orientation & safety briefing

Complete a passenger information form if required, then relax and enjoy the stunning views while your pilot readies the aircraft. You will undergo your safety briefing before boarding the helicopter.

Two women wearing headsets while seated inside a Fiordland helicopter, looking out the window, dressed in warm clothing.



Time to get in the heli. Your pilot and ground crew will ensure that you are comfortable, buckled in, and have your headset on and ready to go.

Aerial view of a fiordland landscape with snow-capped peaks, dense forests, and a distant lake partially obscured by clouds.



The heli takes off, and you’re airborne. Take in the sights of Mitre Peak, Sutherland Falls and the Milford Track as your pilot weaves through Milford Sound, sharing the stories and history of the region as you fly.

Two people sitting on a snowy hillside in Fiordland, waving at a helicopter taking off in a mountainous landscape.


Remote landing

Your pilot chooses a secluded spot amongst the peaks to land. They’ll let you out in a remote location, where you’ll be immersed in Milford’s incredible views. Be sure to snap some photos.

A fiordland helicopter with a "" logo parked on a mountain overlooking a river and distant hills.


Back to the helicopter

Loaded back in the helicopter, you’ll again fly high above stunning Milford views as you head back to the Te Anau Airport.

Two women taking a selfie next to a Fiordland helicopter on a mountain at sunset.


Share your experience

We’d love to hear about your Milford Sound helicopter tour, and so will your family and friends. Make sure to tag #teanauhelictopers in your photos if you’d like to be featured on our socials.