Beautiful West Coast of South Island (New Zealand)
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Recommended Aircraft
C208, TBM930, DHC-6. A turbo-prop is recommended to get over the mountains.
Flight Summary
Take a flight along the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand taking in the spectacular scenery. Take in beautiful snow capped mountains, serene Sounds & Fjords, amazing colored lakes, waterfalls, glaciers, rivers and rugged wild coastline.
2h 15m
Uploaded By: Ryan1651
Flight Rules: VFR
Stops: 7
Downloads: 368

The flight shows you some of the spectacular scenery of the South Island. Start off in Manapouri flying bush flying along canyons with snow peaks on each side before descending into Milford Sound. From there you go up over the mountains to Queenstown and then flying on past beautiful lakes taking in the amazing colors before flying past Mt Cook and returning to the rugged terrain & rivers of the West Coast & Franz Josef glacier. Best time to fly is early spring (Oct-Dec) with snow still on the mountains. This is based on my experience living in NZ

Flight Altitudes
Recommended Add-ons
Orbx NZ Mesh
Milford Sound Airport
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