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“Flights to Milford sound”
Review of True South Flights

True South Flights
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: True South Flights is the premier flight-seeing company in the Queenstown area, specialising in giving our customers a seamless and personal experience on flights around the Southern Alps of New Zealand and beyond. We guarantee window seats for all our passengers in our high-wing aircraft.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Thanks to Jason our pilot for an amazing day: made my birthday the best ever; will be hard to top this one: Jason Hope you have a great couple days off with your family in Auckland: If you want to see the Milford sounds Southern flights are the only way to go
Highly recommend them; Fantastic service

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Angela Mary M
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Great flight with excellent pilot. Round trip with different views on way back. Highlight of our trip

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joanne J
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We missed out on this trip 3 years ago due to the weather but nailed it this time! Great experience, all the better thanks to running commentary by Terri our pilot.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank johnsY7314JG
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic day - our pilot Peter was really friendly and knowledgeable - the scenery was unbelievably beautiful, it had snowed the day before so all the mountains had a layer of snow on them - it was awesome! The other staff were really helpful as our flight was postponed the first two days due to the weather being bad. First time I had flown on a 4 seater before which actually made the whole day more personable. We had the other planes in the fleet fly beside us which was really neat! Would totally recommend anyone thinking of doing a Milford sound trip to pay the extra and fly in! We did the cruise part of our trip with Juicy - they had a lovely new refurbished boat and very friendly staff- the day was just awesome- thanks everyone for making it so enjoyable. Jane and Derek

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank S8825KWjaner
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ElliotKensington, Pilot at True South Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks Jane and Derek.
It was a pleasure to have you on board. You really did get the best day with all that new snow so we are glad it finally cleared to great weather.
Peter and the Team at True South Flights

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience to fly from Queenstown to Milford Sound - so much quicker than road and the MOST amazing views ever. Booking was wonderful, Bridget in the office was friendly and oh so pleasant, Elliot our pilot was amazing beyond words and the scenery was breathtaking. A seamless transition to the bus to transfer to the cruise (though I personally would have LOVED the short walk - it looked gorgeous) and a brief wait to board. If anything could be classed as at all disappointing today (with perfect weather and a fairytale experience overall) it was the grumpy captain on the Jucy Cruise, grumbling at people as they boarded, to not push. That said, he seemed to cheer up as the cruise continued and was almost pleasant by the time we disembarked. Another easy transfer to the bus back to the airfield for another unbelievably spectacular flight back to Queenstown.
I jut can’t rate the flights highly enough - they were an amazing operation and I felt completely ensured of my safety, that the pilot was taking all his responsibilities completely seriously and it was contagious that he still found a sense of beauty and wonder in the views surrounding us.
Just can’t rate this highly enough.

Date of experience: March 2018
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