Activities

Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise

Experience the best scenery New Zealand has to offer, from soaring mountains and majestic glaciers to pristine rain forest and rugged coastline. The Milford flight and cruise is a 4 hr return trip including a 2 hr boat cruise.

We Provide

Window seats with un-obstructed views, informative commentary, individual headsets, transfer to boat at Milford Sound, friendly professional customer service.

Please Bring

Warm jacket, snack, drink and camera. Tea and coffee is available on the boat, but food is not, we recommend bringing snacks with you.

Duration

Flight time is 1.5 hours return, cruise time 1.45-2hrs, allow 4 hours total for the tour.

Season

Year Round

Siberia Experience

Siberia Experience, Scenic Flight, Bush and Valley Walk, Jet Boat River Safari.

The Original since 1975 and still the BEST! Four hours of unique New Zealand Wilderness Adventure in the Mount Aspiring World Heritage National Park.

We Provide

Informative Commentary, Safety Briefing, directions/information relative to your adventure in the NZ outdoors.

Please Bring

Please wear comfortable walking footwear and suitable hiking clothes (not Jeans) and bring a warm water proof jacket, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, snack food, water and anything else for your own personal comfort during half a day in the outdoors. If you have sport sandals or water shoes please bring them to wear when crossing the stream at the beginning of the walk or you are welcome to borrow from our supply at check in.

Restrictions

Child rate applies 3-13yrs. 0-2yrs travel free.

Duration

Flight 25mins, Walk 3hrs, Jetboat 30mins. Allow 4 hours for the complete trip.

Season

October to April

Other Information

Siberia Experience begins from Makaroa with the 25min scenic flight component operated by Southern Alps Air Limited. The walk component is in Mt Aspiring National Park starting in Siberia Valley and crossing into the Wilkin Valley. A Department of Conservation Freedom Walk, (un-guided) on a well defined, easy to follow path/track The 30min jetboat ride is the final component of your adventure and operated by Wilkin River Jets - Your jetboat pick up time will be pre-arranged by the jetboat company prior to departure from Makarora.

Milford Sound Brief Landing

This Milford Sound scenic flight option offers all of the views and highlights of the Milford Sound & Glaciers flights without the scenic boat cruise. You will see the full length of Milford Sound from the air and you then have an option of landing to take in the views from the ground and/or a short bush walk.

We Provide

window seats with beautiful views, informative commentary and friendly customer service.

Please Bring

Warm jacket, camera

Duration

Flight time 1.5hrs. Allow 2.5hrs return to Wanaka.

Season

Year Round

Milford Sound Flyover

This Milford Sound scenic flight option offers all of the views and highlights of the Milford Sound & Glaciers flights without landing at Milford.

We Provide

window seats with beautiful views, informative commentary and friendly customer service.

Please Bring

Warm jacket, snack, drink and camera.

Duration

Flight time 1.5 hours; allow 2hrs return to Wanaka.

Season

Year Round

Mt Aspiring & Glaciers

View Mount Aspiring Tititea and the heart of Mount Aspiring National Park, part of Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.

See glaciers galore including the Bonar and Volta Glaciers and take in stunning views of remote wilderness - ice and snow clad mountains, rivers, valleys, alpine lakes and lush rainforest.

Duration

Flight time 40mins, allow 1hr.

Season

Year Round

Mt Cook & Glaciers

Mount Cook Scenic Flight Plus Fox, Franz Josef and Tasman Glaciers.

A breathtaking flight following the Southern Alps right to New Zealand's highest Peak of 3753 metres.

Duration

Flight time 1.5hrs, allow 2 hours in total.

Season

Year Round

Blue Pools Nature Experience

Fly 30mins, Walk 2.5hrs, Jetboat 1hour.

Glacier & mountain views from window seats on the scenic flight, easy Wilderness Walk (unguided) through native forest and alongside rivers to the jetboat meeting point. Complete your adventure with a scenic and exciting jetboat safari on the crystal clear waters of the Makarora River.

We Provide

Safety Briefings, Lifejackets, informative Commentary

Please Bring

Wear comfortable walking shoes, bring along small day pack to carry a warm waterproof jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent, snack food, water supply and anything else for your own comfort during a half day in the outdoors.

Restrictions

Client must have average fitness and the knowledge that they can comfortably walk for 3 hours at one time to safely complete the walk which is approx 6.5km of well formed track with a relatively flat gradient.

Duration

Approx 4 hours.

Season

Year Round

Other Information

The scenic flight is in a high winged Cessna Aircraft, everyone has a window seat. The jetboat takes a maximum of 4 people at any one time. Highly personalised tours, multiple trips are carried out for larger groups.

Scenic Epic

Combine Milford Sound, Mount Cook and Mount Aspiring flights. A feast of stunning views not to be missed!

This epic flight takes in the rugged and dramatic scenery of South Westland World Heritage Area and includes sights such as the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, Tasman, Bonar and Volta Glaciers, as well as Mount Cook (Aoraki), Mount Aspiring (Tititea) and Milford Sound (Piopiotahi).

Restrictions

Min 3 pax.

Duration

Flight time 2.5hrs; allow 3 hours total trip time.

Season

Year Round

Siberia Experience Extended

Scenic Aeroplane Flight taking in views of Young Valley, Makarora Valley, Mt Dreadful, Lake Crucible, Mt Aspiring, Wonderland, waterfalls, braided river systems and glaciers. Includes additional flight time over the standard Siberia Experience to take you right alongside Mt Aspiring with views of more glaciers including Bonar Glacier - the longest in Mt Aspiring National Park.

Trip also includes a Wilderness Nature Walk and Jetboat River Safari.

Restrictions

Child rate applies 3-13yrs. 0-2yrs travel free.

Duration

Flight 50mins, Walk 3hrs, Jetboat 30mins. Allow 4.5 hours for the complete trip.

Season

Year Round

Jetboat Safari Makarora

1 hr scenic JetBoat Safari through Makarora Valley to Lake Wanaka return, departs Makarora.

Duration

1 hour.

Season

Year Round

Other Information

Min 3 pax required.