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Small-Group Milford Sound Day Trip and Cruise from Te Anau

  • Small-group full-day tour to Milford Sound, from Te Anau
  • Travel by comfortable mini-coach with an informative guide who points out notable sights throughout your journey
  • Take a boat cruise through the fjords of Milford Sound for a stunning up-close experience of this magnificent locale
Small-Group Milford Sound Day Trip and Cruise from Te Anau
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Small-Group Milford Sound Day Trip and Cruise from Te Anau
Escape the crowds of Milford Sound as you cruise through the popular glacier-carved fjord on a full-day excursion, round-trip from Te Anau. The 1.5-hour Milford Sound morning boat trip glides past stunning sights like Mitre Peak, situated in the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. En route, stop for short walks at scenic spots like Mirror Lakes and the Chasm. Enjoy small-group transport by mini-coach, limited to 33 people, which ensures personalized attention from your guide. Includes lunch plus hotel pickup and drop-off.
What to Expect
After a convenient hotel pickup by mini-coach, depart Te Anau in the morning for the 2.5-hour drive to Milford Sound. Stop with your small group at Mirror Lakes for a photo break, and hear interesting narration about the regional flora and fauna from your guide en route to the World Heritage–listed Fiordland National Park.

On arrival, join other travelers for a 1.5-hour Milford Sound cruise before the crowds descend upon this Eighth Wonder of the World. Peer through the boat’s large viewing windows inside the cabin, or get fresh air on the spacious outdoor decks. Your skipper provides illuminating commentary while several naturalists on board point out marine life as you search the icy waters for penguins, bottlenose dolphins and New Zealand fur seals.

Focus your eye on cascading waterfalls and the 5,550-foot-tall (1,692-meter) Mitre Peak before your return trip to Te Anau. You’ll have lunch and stop to explore several scenic spots on foot, such as the Chasm nature trail, Lake Gunn and the stunning Eglinton Valley, before drop-off at your hotel.
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile
Great choice

We were super stoked with the tour we booked with juicy for the promo price just over $100 each. We were picked up at our accomodation right on time an hopped on the bus with the half dozen or so other travelers. Our driver Simon...More

1  Thank Andrew W
jucylucy_11, Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi Andrew, Thank you for you review. It makes us so happy to hear our customers not only enjoyed Milford Sound, but loved our drivers, coach and boat as well. I will pass this onto Simon for sure. Sorry to hear you did not like...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile
Awesome Awesome Trip on 29th March

We are on holiday from Australia but also have a holiday home in Taupo on the North Island. Wow how beautiful and different is the South Island from the North. We booked an awesome Bus Trip, Cruise and Lunch from Te Anau to Milford Sounds...More

Thank Tania K
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hi Tania, Wow thank you so much for fantastic review!! We really are so proud of Simon and our fantastic JUCY crew, so we're unbelievably thrilled you had such a fantastic day with them! Sounds like you hit the weather sweet spot too - a...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018
What a wonderful day!

We had a rental car in NZ, and we were advised to go with this group instead, to drive the Milford Sound road and join a boat cruise. We are so glad we took that advice. Fantastic day. Our driver, Jeff, was very careful and...More

1  Thank zephyr1953
Reviewed 21 January 2018
Great day out

I was picked up across the road from my motel. The driver was very friendly and informative, sadly I can;t recall his name. It amazed me that he was able to recall where all his passengers had originated from. He knowledge and commentary of the...More

Thank Sean68UK
jucylucy_11, other at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hi Sean, Thanks for joining our JUCY Zest tour, and for taking the time out to share your experience with us. We pride ourselves on our awesome drivers, who are only to happy to share their wealth of knowledge with our guests. Although the journey...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Fantastic day. 😄

Started from Te Anau at 7.30am. Our driver was Frank. He gave us an excellent commentary on the drive to Milford. We stopped at the mirror lakes and had a couple of other stops with information as well. We were given a Pita Pit lunchbox...More

Thank Nakitraveller
jucylucy_11, Customer Services Champ at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Kia Ora! Thank you for travelling on our JUCY Zest tour from Te Anau, and for taking the time to leave us your fabulous feedback :-) Wow, sounds like you had a wonderful day! Delighted to hear that Frank and our lovely JUCY crew looked...More

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