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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour

  • 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
Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour
From US$31.07
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Coach tour from Queenstown
Coach tour with round-trip transport to Milford Sound from Queenstown hotels
Coach tour from Te Anau
Coach tour with round-trip transport to Milford Sound from Te Anau hotels
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
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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 1 week ago 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

Thank jessicatheexplorer
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Like being in a movie

First of all, if you've never been to Milford Sound, this is a MUST do. The scenery is some of the most breathtaking in the world! We booked the coach journey as we didn't want to drive the Milford Sound road and we weren't disappointed-...More

Thank Kiwi_guy2323
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Kiwi Guy! Thanks for taking our JUCY coach & cruise tour to Milford Sound and for leaving us your awesome feedback :-) We're so thrilled to hear you had a truly amazing experience with Johnny in arguably the most beautiful part of New Zealand...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Milford sound cruise- with jucy driver discount

We arrived in Milford just intime to get tickets to the 1.20pm cruise. Jucy has different pricing depending on the time of day for the cruise- the 9.20am one is only $45 each! where as we paid $79 (at 1.20pm). We did however get one...More

3  Thank dragonflycairns
jucylucy_11, Manager at JUCY, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review and we love that you enjoyed the scenery, cruise and crew. At JUCY we pride ourselves on excellent customer service. Regarding the price, we decided to reduce the 9.20am price to encourage people to choose that cruise. $70-$100 is...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile
Won’t recommend!!!!

Booking through website was easy.... but the cruise was almost booked for groups etc,,, with no consideration to people like us... the seats were reserved for people in groups only... we have to really struggle to find seats for ourselves... won’t recommend at all....More

1  Thank WeLoveHolidays207
jucylucy_11, Manager at JUCY, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review. I am really glad to hear you liked our new website and it was easy to make a booking. But I am sorry to hear you felt the cruise was catered for groups. The majority of our customers are...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Excellent day trip

We did the coach and cruise day trip to Milford Sound. The most amazing scenery, wonderful experience. Our driver Johnny was a wonderful guide and exceptional driver I am a nervous passenger but would travel anywhere with him. It is a must do if in...More

1  Thank sandrabest
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Sandra, Thanks for travelling to Milford Sound with us, and for taking the time to leave us this fantastic review! We're really lucky to have Johnny as part of our team as he is full of local knowledge, as well as being a super...More

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