Milford Sound Coach & Cruise Day Trip from Queenstown

Milford Sound Coach & Cruise Day Trip from Queenstown

Take a guided adventure to Milford Sound with a friendly team offering 60 years of local knowledge. Milford Sound Coach & Nature Cruise is a premium, unforgettable guided coach and cruise day trip experience. Travel in safety along the amazing drive departing from Queenstown, or Te Anau, with views including Lake Wakatipu, Lake Te Anau and scenic sights along the Milford road.

Highlights

  • Cruise with the Original Milford Sound operators

  • Get incredibly close to waterfalls and wildlife

  • Settles into a modern, spacious coach with plenty of legroom

  • Our local coach drivers provide you with entertaining and informative commentary

  • Upgrade to a freshly packed Picnic Lunch

Visit

Full Description

Take the hassle out of driving to Milford Sound and join a guided coach tour from Queenstown. Sit back, relax and enjoy magnificent scenery and informative commentary. Your experienced local coach driver will show you the best views along the Milford Road and connect you seamlessly with a 2-hour lunch cruise. Journey in a spacious glass-roof coach with USB charging ports. Marvel at the native rainforest, spectacular waterfalls and glacial lakes. Pause briefly in Te Anau before continuing along the spectacular alpine Milford Road. Admire incredible views at Eglinton Valley, Mirror Lakes, Knobbs Flat or Monkey Creek and pose for photos. Be wowed by the glacially-carved Milford Sound as you approach the visitor terminal. Seize your cruise and lunch passes from the driver who’ll help you find your cruise departure gate.  Climb aboard a purpose-built catamaran for a nature cruise along the fiord’s deep blue waters with the original Milford Sound operators. Marvel at the impressive natural landscape and keep a lookout for native wildlife like dolphins, seals and penguins. Be fascinated by live commentary from your specialist nature guide and join the skipper in the open wheelhouse. Get within touching distance of impressive glacially-carved rock walls and feel the full force of the powerful 15,000-year-old Stirling Falls on your face. Awed and satisfied, rejoin your driver for the scenic return journey to Queenstown. 

Sample itinerary:

7:00 AM depart Queenstown (hotel pick-ups on way out of town)

9:30 AM arrive Te Anau for short café stop 

10:00 AM depart Te Anau, there will be about three stops on the Milford Road (time permitting) 

12:40 PM arrive Milford Sound Visitor Terminal

1:00 PM depart on 2-hour nature cruise

3:00 PM arrive Milford terminal and reboard coach

5:00 PM arrive Te Anau for short café stop 

5:30 PM depart Te Anau

7:30 PM arrive Queenstown

 

Includes

Milford Sound Nature Cruise

Return transport in a glass-roof, premium coach.

FREE Tea & Coffee

Meeting Point

Southern Discoveries Queenstown Visitor Centre. 110 Beach Street, Queenstown.

Complimentary hotel pick up & drop off from central Queenstown accommodation is available upon request.

Please advise detail at time of booking.

Additional Information

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.

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NZ$ 179

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Milford Sound Coach & Cruise Day Trip from Queenstown with Lunch

Take a guided adventure to Milford Sound with a friendly team offering 60 years of local knowledge. Milford Sound Coa...Show More
Adult: $179
(17+ years)
Child: $59
(5 - 16 years)
Infant: $59
Duration: 12.5 Hours

Optional/Extras

Picnic Lunch

Freshly prepared daily, your Picnic Lunch includes: Wrap with selected meat and salad, cheese and crackers, seasonal fre...Show More
From NZD
$20.00

Vegetarian Picnic Lunch

Freshly prepared daily, your Picnic Lunch includes: Wrap with falafel and salad, cheese and crackers, seasonal fresh fru...Show More
From NZD
$20.00
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