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Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown

Highlights
  • Get more value for your money by combining a coach tour and a cruise
  • Travel light, as buffet lunch and breakfast stop (for purchase) included
  • Live commentary on board bus and boat gives you in-depth information
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Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown
From US$166.89
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Tour & Buffet Lunch
Mildford Sounds and Fiordland National Park full-day tour. Departing Queenstown. Includes Mildford Sound sightseeing cruise and buffet lunch of international dishes.
From US$166.89
Overview
Combine a luxury coach tour through Fiordland National Park and a catamaran cruise on Milford Sound on this full-day tour from Queensland. Leave the logistics to your guide and simply focus on taking in the views through the UNESCO-listed national park and the cruise past Mitre Peak. All of your needs are taken care of, with a buffet lunch and door-to-door hotel transportation provided.
What to Expect
Simply roll out of bed for early morning pickup at your Queenstown hotel. With the navigation, driving, and logistics handled, snooze or gaze at the Remarkables or the shore of Lake Wakatipu. Make a brief stop at Te Anau to purchase optional morning tea and breakfast.
Disembark at UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park, home to the photo-worthy Mirror Lakes. Continue through Hollyford Valley, Homer Tunnel, and Cleddau Valley with its scenic river.
At Milford Sound, transfer to the catamaran and find a seat on the deck or in the cabin.
Cruise past Mitre Peak while listening to live commentary from your guide about the sound’s formation. Look for fur seals, penguins, pods of dolphins, and bird life, and learn about these animals’ biology and behavior from your guide. Enjoy a buffet lunch on the boat.
Relax and enjoy the bus ride on the way back to your departure point.
Reviews (238)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
Milford Sound Day Trip

Really enjoyed this trip. The coach is comfortable and has a glass roof, the boat as well is very modern with plenty of space to watch the nature and wildlife, and the buffet lunch was amazing, many vegetarian options. Saw some seals as well as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christravels1108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Defies description

This was the absolute highlight of my trip. The tour is very organised and collected me on time in front of the hotel and the driver was very efficient and professional. We had plenty of rest stops to stretch our legs and looks at sights...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank PhoebeNJ
Reviewed 4 November 2018
Amazing trip with knowledge driver!!!

We were amazed not only by the spectacular view of Milford Sound, but also by our bus driver - Eric. Eric is very knowledgeable, providing us with the knowledge throughout the entire bus tour together with his good sense of humor. This is a remarkable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank NorthStar29480248776
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile
A must do. Amazing

It was impressive the amount of knowledge Eric our driver had of everything. He kept us well entertained. The bus ride and boat cruise offer an amazing view of the landscape. It’s a trip you’ve got to do to believe. Trust me photos just don’t...More

Thank carlc20
Reviewed 27 August 2018
Amazing Scenic View!

The view was astounding. Following the tour was a good idea as we don't need to drive ourselves there. Plenty of stops to take photos, the cruise was absolutely beautiful. Truly enjoyed it. The only thing that could be improved was the pick up arrangement...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Melissa L
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Response from PhoebeNJ | Reviewed this property |
I got picked up in front of the hotel. I stayed pretty central so it was no problem. Usually when you book they want to know where you are staying and then a day or 2 before departure, they request a phone call to reconfirm... More
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