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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour

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  • Milford Sound scenic cruise with indoor and outdoor viewing spaces
  • Chance to see dolphins, seals, and penguins in the wild
  • Book transportation and cruise together so you don’t miss the boat
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour
From US$30.77
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Coach tour from QueenstownMost Popular
Coach tour with round-trip transport to Milford Sound from Queenstown hotels
US$85.48
Cruise Only: Morning
1.5-hour Milford Sound cruise only; no coach tour or transport. Departs from Milford Sound at 8:55am from October to April or 9:25am from May to September
US$30.77
Cruise Only: Afternoon
1-hour and 45-minute Milford Sound cruise only; no coach tour or transport. Departs from Milford Sound at 1:05pm from October to April, or 1:20pm from May to September
US$54.02
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Overview
Cruise Milford Sound all the way to the Tasman Sea aboard a spacious vessel with seating designed for viewing the spectacular scenery and native wildlife in any weather. You can book the Milford Sound on its own or combine it with round-trip bus transportation from selected hotels in Te Anau or Queenstown for an unforgettable full day of exploring Fiordland National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
What to Expect
Meet at the pier in Milford Sound, where you board your boat for a 1.5-hour cruise along Milford Sound. As you marvel at the soaring cliffs and waterfalls, enjoy fresh air on deck or stay warm in an indoor cabin stocked with hot tea and water. Either spot is ideal for watching for dolphins, seals, and rare penguins, and you’ll get unobstructed views of Mitre Peak and the Tasman Sea before returning to shore.

If you opt to book transportation to Milford Sound, meet your driver at your Queenstown or Te Anau hotel; the drive takes four hours and two hours, respectively. Both journeys pass through Fiordland National Park’s beautiful mountain landscapes including the Hollyford Valley, the Darran Mountains, and rain forest canyons—and there are plenty of breaks to take short walks and ample photos along the way. After the cruise, your driver returns you to your hotel.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good cruise, but great bus transfer

The wife and I took the bus transfer option from Queenstown with meal (Jucy Vista) and ended up with a packed bus full of tourists (not complaining). Our driver Carlos (sorry if I'm remembering wrong) was happily talking away on various subjects in between our...More

Thank Yash G
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Yash, Thank you for joining our JUCY Vista coach & cruise tour to Milford Sound, and for leaving us your super feedback! Fantastic to hear you had such a great day with Carlos :-) He is a great asset to our JUCY team and...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile
Absolutely fantastic!!

I cannot recommend this cruise enough - we have visited Milford Sound a few times previously with different companies and none of them come close to this cruise. The staff are exceptional, the information from the captain was brilliant and the boat was modern and...More

Thank Carrollinee
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hey Caroline, Thanks for cruising Milford Sound with JUCY, and for your super feedback! Wow! We always aim to please, but exceeding expectations is real bonus :-) We are so fortunate to have an incredible JUCY crew to look after our fantastic guests and keep...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Jucy Vista to Milford Sound from Queenstown

Awesome Trip. If you've never been to Milford Sound you need to go there. So beautiful - the bus trip there and the boat trip. We were very lucky as there had been a lot of rain at Milford Sound the day before so there...More

2  Thank 123Sheryl123
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hey Sheryl, Thanks for taking our JUCY Vista tour, and for leaving us this awesome review! Milford Sound is a must see for sure, and all the better after some torrential rain :-) Glad to hear you had such an amazing time with Carl too....More

Reviewed 23 July 2018
July 2017- unforgettable views

Came here on a trip with a group of friends last summer! Absolutely breathtaking an experience I will never forgot. It was my friends birthday on the day and we got front row seats on the bus! It was also the drivers first day! South...More

Thank katiehardi
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Katie, Thanks for travelling to Milford Sound on our JUCY Vista coach and for leaving us your super feedback! Wow! Johnny certainly must have made an impression if you are still raving about him one year on! Those stunning views seem all the better...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile
My pick from all the cruise and tour providers!

The jucy cruise was certainly value for money! My partner and I opted for the self drive option and upgraded to the premium cruise which I would highly recommend. The cruise had around 16 people which was very comfortable as we pretty much had the...More

1  Thank jessicatheexplorer
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hey Jessica, Thanks for cruising JUCY, and for taking the time to leave this wonderful review! We're pretty proud of our premium vessel, and agree that treating yourself to a little upgrade is absolutely worth it. What's not to love about attentive service from our...More

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Pamela K
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Response from Yash G | Reviewed this property |
It's a slow ferry cruise so not many chances to get sea sick
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