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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$165.62
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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$165.62
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 (245)
1 - 5 of 28 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome Tour Guide/Driver Eric

Our Milford Sound tour and cruise wouldn’t be the same without the amazing Eric, who was both our driver and guide for the trip. Of all the tours I’ve been to, I must say Eric is truly the best! He is enthusiastic, engaging and knowledgeable...More

Thank jacelynpau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome Milford Sound Day Trip

We had a fantastic time on our Milford Sound day trip on the 22nd of December. Our driver Stu was fantastic and so informative and knowledgeable about the landscape and gave us so many interesting facts. It is a long drive but the incredible scenery...More

1  Thank 702jasminep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stunning Excursion Thanks to Great Driver

In glorious weather we were able to enjoy a truly inspiring experience of nature of Milford Sound up and back. Eric, the driver and guide, was probably the most impressive guide I've ever encountered. His riveting commentary was so exciting to hear - educational, interesting,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SharpShootingAndy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Definitely Reommended

A long day, but one made very enjoyable by the driver, the incredible scenery and a surprisingly good lunch buffet on the boat. The only thing that could use a little improvement would be the communications regarding pick-up times and locations.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dan S
Reviewed 11 December 2018
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
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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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