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Full-Day Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park Tour including Milford Sound Cruise and BBQ Lunch from Te Anau

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  • Combine a spectacular Milford Sound cruise with Fiordland National Park
  • Driving route takes in beautiful, remote places with photo and walk ops
  • Lunch with a view: barbecue served en route or on the boat
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Full-Day Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park Tour including Milford Sound Cruise and BBQ Lunch from Te Anau
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10:30am Departure (November to April). Returns at approximately 6:45pm.
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Overview
Experience Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park on a full-day scenic tour from Te Anau that explores some of the South Island’s most spectacular places. Sightseeing stops enable you to hike, snap photos, and enjoy gorgeous views as you travel through Eglinton Valley, the Homer Tunnel, and Cleddau Valley before an unforgettable cruise along Milford Sound’s soaring cliffs and waterfalls. Barbecue lunch before or during the cruise is included.
What to Expect
Leave Te Anau on a road that follows Lake Te Anau toward Fiordland National Park, where you make the first stop of the day to snap some photos of beautiful Eglinton Valley. Since many Milford Sound tours continue straight to the fjord, you enjoy crowd-free views of the scenic places you pass en route, from the Homer Tunnel to the Hollyford River to Cleddau Valley.

Upon arrival at Milford Sound, board a boat for a sightseeing cruise with soaring peaks and waterfalls on either side. Watch for native seals, penguins, and dolphins in the water—even whales can swim into this deep waterway.

Depending on the season, a barbecue lunch of lamb kebabs, chicken kebabs, sausages, salads, fresh bread, and juice is served on the way to Milford Sound or on the boat, with vegetarian options available upon request.
Reviews (52)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing

My sister and I were picked up at Te Anau. We did the early morning tour 8am start. This meant we were able to miss the many crowds. The tour was incredible, the amount of people on the bus was perfect. The tour guide knew...More

Thank maggie2133
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Experience!

My sister and I had such a wonderful time, we did the early tour (highly recommend as it's a good way to miss some of the crowds) Graham had some great stories and information about the area. He managed to remember everyone's name and made...More

Thank angeiiM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great adventure

What a great trip, we were picked up at our hotel at the exact time as arranged by Our driver Chris on board a smaller bus that held approx 16 people. We had 3 pick ups and were on our way, Chris gave a great...More

Thank jacktripper12
Reviewed 26 November 2018
Best way to visit Milford Sound

We thoroughly enjoyed our day. Rob was an entertaining and informative driver making our day most enjoyable. With the BBQ bus, arrival at Milford Sound is a little later, which allowed the crowds to have gone so we could take in the scenery from a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rosemary J
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile
Milford Sound was Beautiful. Bus etiquette was not

We were picked up promptly at our hotel. When we got on the bus our guide was in a discussion with some other passengers on the bus bashing the US government. Guides should be trained not to engage in discussions of this type with the...More

Thank Tina56403
AndyBBQBusNZ, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Kia ora Tina, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your experience. We are so sorry to hear that your guide for the tour made you feel uncomfortable. We have spoken to the guide in question who has informed us of...More

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12 January 2019|
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Response from maqbool2015 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at The Hilton in Queenstown. They have a free shuttle service to town, although u have to book the ride earlier. You can also take the water taxi from Hilton to Downtown Queenstown and there are quite frequent... More
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