Sutherland Falls Helicopter Scenic Flight from Milford Sound

Milford Sound, NZ
Milford Sound, NZ
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Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of New Zealand's highest waterfall, Sutherland Falls, on a thrilling helicopter scenic flight from Milford Sound. Take off from Milford Sound and soar above the stunning Arthur Valley, where you'll catch breathtaking views of Lake Ada. Circle around the majestic Sutherland Falls, standing tall at 581m, before landing in the alpine wonders above Lake Quill. From this vantage point, you'll be treated to an unforgettable sight of the Arthur Valley and Milford Sound below. On the return journey, you'll have the opportunity to admire the Mackinnon Pass and Joe's River, before enjoying one last glimpse of Milford Sound's beauty. With a minimum of two passengers required for this flight, even solo travelers can join in on this unforgettable adventure.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 30 minutes
  • Suitable for 1-12 Participants
  • Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Breathtaking views of Sutherland Falls
  • Alpine landing above Lake Quill
  • Picturesque flight over Lake Ada
  • Stunning views of Milford Sound and Tasman Sea
  • Opportunity for magical photos of Arthur Valley
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Live commentary on board
  • Suitable headset.
  • Lunch
  • This is not a private flight.

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The Sutherland Falls Helicopter Scenic Flight from Milford Sound is an exhilarating tour that takes you on a breathtaking journey through the stunning landscapes of Fiordland National Park in New Zealand. As you soar through the skies, you'll be mesmerized by the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage site, with its towering mountains, lush forests, and crystal-clear lakes. This tour offers a unique opportunity to witness the grandeur of the Sutherland Falls, the highest waterfall in New Zealand, from an aerial perspective.

What to expect?

During this 30-minute adventure, you can expect a thrilling helicopter ride that will take you on a scenic route over the famous Milford Track, the Arthur Valley, and the picturesque Lake Ada. Prepare to be amazed as you circle the majestic Sutherland Falls, standing tall at 581 meters, before making an alpine landing above the breathtaking Lake Quill. The views from this vantage point are nothing short of magical, allowing you to capture stunning photos of the Arthur Valley and the awe-inspiring Milford Sound.

Who is this for?

This tour caters to anyone who craves adventure, nature enthusiasts, and photography lovers. Whether you're a solo traveler, a couple, or a group of friends, this experience promises an unforgettable journey through one of the world's most breathtaking landscapes. It's perfect for those seeking a unique and exhilarating way to explore the beauty of Fiordland National Park.

Why book this?

This unforgettable helicopter tour offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience, allowing you to witness the beauty of New Zealand's natural wonders from a whole new perspective. The Sutherland Falls Helicopter Scenic Flight from Milford Sound takes you on an incredible adventure, providing a bird's-eye view of the iconic Sutherland Falls and the pristine landscapes of Fiordland National Park. The opportunity to capture breathtaking photos, combined with the thrill of a helicopter ride, makes this tour a must-do for any adventurous traveler.

Good to know

It's important to note that a minimum of two passengers is required for this flight to take place. If you're booking for less than two people, the tour operator will group passengers together. The tour begins and ends at the Milford Sound Airport, where you'll find the friendly and knowledgeable staff ready to assist you throughout your journey. Make sure to bring your camera to capture the awe-inspiring views and the memories that will last a lifetime.


Reviews from previous travelers rave about the Sutherland Falls Helicopter Scenic Flight. They describe the experience as thrilling, awe-inspiring, and a highlight of their New Zealand trip. Travelers praise the knowledgeable and skilled pilots who provide informative commentary throughout the flight. Many are amazed by the stunning views of the Sutherland Falls, the Milford Track, and the Fiordland landscapes. Overall, this tour receives high praise for its exceptional service, breathtaking scenery, and the once-in-a-lifetime experience it offers.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)

For the entire duration of this flight you will be in the Fiordland National Park.

Lake Quill

Lift from our hanger base and follow the famous Milford Track up the Arthur Valley and over the picturesque Lake Ada. Circle the Sutherland Falls, New Zealand's highest at 581m before making an alpine landing above the shores of breath taking Lake Quill. Return viewing the Mackinnon Pass and Joe's river.

Milford Sound

(Pass by)

Departing the airport you will get wonderful views of Milford Sound stretching out to the Tasman Sea. On return from the Sutherland Falls you will get another chance to see the beauty of the Fiord.

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