Southern Discovery
Coach / Cruise / Fly

For the most engaging way to experience the riches of Fiordland National Park. This option includes three modes of transport (land, sea and air) making this the ‘holy grail’ of Milford Sound experiences.

Air Milford works alongside our friends at Southern Discoveries for the Coach and Cruise aspects of this Coach – Cruise – Fly experience.

You will depart Queenstown early morning in a premium 50 seater premium glass-roof coach allowing you to experience views overhead from the road on your journey to Milford Sound.  Expert coach drivers provide time for photo stops and short walks along the Milford road journey.

Once there, you’ll join a Nature Cruise and soak in the highlights of this incredible fiord, waterfalls, wildlife – you wont be disappointed.

A picnic lunch is included in this experience which includes a sandwich, cheese & crackers, seasonal fresh fruit, crisps, a cookie and a small chocolate bar.

On conclusion of the cruise, you’ll be joined by your Air Milford pilot who will guide you on a short nature walk (time permitting) to the Milford airstrip. There you’ll board our luxury Cessna Caravan and experience the wonders of Milford from an aerial perspective before following a flight path back to Queenstown with stunning views of glaciers and the Southern Alps along the way.

Transport will be arranged back to you centrally located Queenstown accommodation.

Milford Sound Flights and Southern Discoveries Cruise - Coach Cruise Fly
  • Coach pick-up from your Queenstown hotel with scenic stops en-route to Milford Sound (5 hours drive)
  • Milford Sound Cruise
  • Return scenic flight to Queenstown with fantastic aerial views of the Southern Alps, glaciers, waterfalls and majestic Milford Sound
  • Complimentary drop-off back to your accommodation

Please Note: If the weather is not flyable then the tour becomes a coach/cruise/coach experience. 

6:30AM Coach departure from Queenstonwn. 
Includes a picnic lunch onboard the cruise.
01 October 2023 – 30 September 2024
Adult: $725 | Child: $495 | Infant: $135



Allow 10 hours. Approximate arrival back to Queenstown is 4.30pm

If the weather is not favourable for flying then this experience will become a Coach – Cruise – Coach tour.

For the most engaging way to experience the riches of Fiordland National Park. This option includes three modes of transport (land, sea and air) making this the ‘holy grail’ of combination tours.

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