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MILFORD SOUND - FLY - CRUISE - FLY - DART RIVER JET


Fly from Queenstown over the incredible Southern Alps to magnificent Milford Sound. Take a short drive from the Milford airfield to the cruise terminal where you will join a scenic nature cruise travelling the full length of Milford Sound.

Enjoy the?wild beauty that is Fiordland National Park, with opportunities to view the local wildlife while you take in the?pristine mountain vistas that have to be seen to be believed.

Return by scenic flight landing at Glenorchy, the gateway to Paradise. Here you will join Dart River Jet Safaris to journey into the untouched wilderness of the Mount Aspiring National Park and World Heritage Area.

Enjoy over one hour on the jet boat exploring more than 45km of the Dart River. Combine this with a guided short walk through stunning Beech Forest and a back country tour through Paradise or as some might say "Middle Earth". Return to Queenstown via one of the regions most scenic drives following the shores of Lake Wakatipu, providing breath-taking views.

This is the Ultimate Southern New Zealand day trip - be prepared to be wowed!

Please Note: This tour may also be travelled in reverse with Dart River Jet Safaris first then Milford Fly Cruise Fly.

INCLUDES:

  • Scenic flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound
  • Milford Sound nature cruise
  • Scenic flight from Milford Sound to Glenorchy
  • Dart River Jet Safari
  • All transfers to/from central Queenstown and?combo activities

DEPARTS: All Year 8AM Summer (Oct - Apr) and 9AM Winter (May - Sept)

DURATION: 
Approx 9-10 hours

CHECK IN: All transfers from central Queenstown or accommodation are included.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Warm jacket and/or raincoat
  • Snacks, lunch and water
  • Sunscreen, hat and insect repellent
  • Camera

CHILD AGE: 4 - 14 years

Milford - Fly - Cruise - Fly - Dart River Jet:
See the best of the south from the water and the air!

  • Adult $700.00
  • Child $475.00

Milford - Fly - Cruise - Helicopter - Dart River Jet:
Switch the return scenic flight for a helicopter flight!

  • Adult $1,070.00
  • Child $685.00

ADD ON: Picnic Lunch on Cruise:
A pre-booked lunch box option to collect and enjoy on the Milford Cruise.

  • Per Person $20.00

DART RIVER JET SAFARIS FAQ's

Can I bring my camera?
Please feel free to take advantage of the stunning scenery of Mt Aspiring National Park and bring your camera. Guides and drivers stop regularly for photo opportunities. In fact the only time cameras are not recommended is during the 360 degree spins which our drivers will warn you of approximately 10 seconds prior. Please note that Dart River Jet Safaris do operate in a wilderness area and that any camera carried, is carried at the customers own risk.

How strenuous is the Wilderness Walk?
The guided nature walk through the Paradise Beech forest is very gentle, just a 30 minute meander through the native New Zealand bush filled with lots of informative photo stops.

Can I still participate in the trip if I am pregnant?
Dart River Jet Safaris strongly advise against pregnant people participating in either of their tours. If you are pregnant and choose to book a seat on a tour, the drivers and guides reserve the right to turn you away should they be concerned.

How wet will I get on the trip?
On the Jetboat there is a possibility that spray can come up in to the boat. They do provide optional spray jackets for you to wear under your life jacket.

What do I need to bring on the trip?
We recommend that all year round customers be prepared with a warm layer of clothing, comfortable footwear for walking and sunglasses/eye wear. During the summer months sunscreen, insect repellent are a must; while in the winter warm hats and gloves and an extra layer of clothing are strongly advised. A small bag is allowed to be carried with you for the entire duration of the tour, should you require any extra items.

What is included in the Picnic Lunch if I pre-purchase this? 

Picnic Lunch:

  • 1 x Sandwich (Gluten-Free and Vegetarian available on request)
  • 1 x Apple
  • 1 x Chocolate Bar
  • 1 x Packet of Mixed Nuts
  • 1 x Packet of Chips
  • 1 x Bottle of Water
  • 1 x Cheese & Crackers

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