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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise

From US$68.80
Highlights
  • Escape the crowds on this smaller boat that prioritizes guest space
  • See native New Zealand wildlife from viewing windows and open decks
  • Luxury lounge with ocean-facing sofas and snacks
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise
From US$68.80
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12.45pm Cruise
Join our uncrowded boutique small boat cruise on Milford Sound. We limit passenger numbers to 1/2 of our capacity so your experience will be relaxed and personal. Complimentary coffee, tea & biscuits
From US$68.79
10.45am Cruise
Join our uncrowded boutique small boat cruise on Milford Sound. We limit passenger numbers to 1/2 of our capacity so your experience will be relaxed and personal. Complimentary coffee, tea & biscuits
From US$68.79
2.45pm Cruise
Join our uncrowded boutique small boat cruise on Milford Sound. We limit passenger numbers to 1/2 of our capacity so your experience will be relaxed and personal. Complimentary coffee, tea & biscuits
From US$68.79
Overview
Cruise New Zealand’s Milford Sound in a boutique-style boat that limits passengers and enjoy the extra space as you scan for the fiord’s New Zealand fur seals, dolphins, and Fiordland-crested penguins. Sip hot drinks in the lounge or head to the outside deck to see passing waterfalls and dramatic cliffs. This cruise travels the entire Milford Sound, ensuring gorgeous scenery all the way from Freshwater Basin to the Tasman Sea.
What to Expect

Make your way to the visitor terminal in Milford Sound at least 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time to check in for your cruise. Board a spacious boat that only books to half capacity to allow for the best experience.

Climb to an upper cabin with water-facing sofas, and help yourself to coffee, tea, and biscuits, while listening to live commentary from the skipper. Smaller than some cruise boats, the maneuverable vessel can get you even closer to the wildlife you may spot along the way, from New Zealand fur seals to the rare Fiordland crested penguin.

Cruise all the way to the end of Milford Sound, where the fiord opens up onto the Tasman Sea, with expansive views throughout your time on the water. This cruise concludes at the original departure point.

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1 - 5 of 106 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Good cruise but might be better operators if you want to do the observatory as well

First the cruise itself. The cruise was good, the boat was comfortable and uncrowded which was exactly what we wanted. The captain provided informative commentary. Tea, coffee and biscuits were provided and the staff on board were friendly and welcoming. Milford Sound itself is, of...More

Thank beezee2010
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Thanks for a great cruise of Milford Sound

Really glad we chose this cruise after reading some good reviews. The smaller boat means you get closer to the waterfalls. The crew were great, informative, fun and friendly. The boat has plenty of room to move around, comfy sofas for viewing inside as well...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 4 days ago
Magic Cruise

A special experience, we enjoyed it very much, especially when they took us with a boat under the cradle of waterfalls and to the open sea. The comments of the boat driver were very entertaining. Weather conditions were changed three times, but every time it...More

Thank Davorin N
G0ld00, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review and thanks for taking the time to write it. Im very pleased to hear you had a good time with us.

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amazing!

Fantastic cruise, amazing crew and the perfect size boat. They even had hot coffee and cookies for us! Was so happy we chose this one, they got us so close to all the waterfalls, pointed out the seals and shared some interesting facts. Absolutely loved...More

Thank Alyson M
G0ld00, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review and I'm pleased you enjoyed you cruise with us

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic cruise

Great staff and service. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Plenty of space in and around the boat to appreciate the beauty surrounding you. Went close to a couple of waterfalls, and was a great experience.

Thank Dionisa J
G0ld00, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I'm very pleased you have enjoyed your time with us.

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Peter4006
April 13, 2018|
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Response from retireeVancouver | Reviewed this property |
We cruised in the Milford Sound on Oceania's ship Regatta. We sailed into and back out of the Sound. The inlet was like a fiord with tall mountains on both sides that drop into the water. We saw quite a few waterfalls... More
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