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Milford Sound Coach and Nature Cruise with Buffet or Picnic Lunch from Te Anau

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80 Lakefront Drive
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  • 1
    Southern Discoveries - Go Milford
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 2
    Te Anau
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Milford Sound
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 4
    Mirror Lakes Walk
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Monkey Creek
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Eglinton Valley
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 7
    Knobs Flat
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Lake Gunn
    Pass by Homer Tunnel
  • 8
    The Chasm Walk
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Pass by Cleddau River
    Pass by Mitre Peak
    Pass by Bowen Falls
    Pass by Sinbad Gully
    Pass by Stirling Falls
    Pass by Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Visitor Centre
You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer complimentary hotel pickup from all central Te Anau accommodation. Please advise accommodation details at time of booking.
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Return transport from Te Anau to Milford Sound on premium glass-roof coach
    • Free WiFi (75mb), USB charging ports on board coach
    • Informative commentary provided by local coach driver
    • Headset commentaries in several languages available
    • Milford Sound Nature Cruise
    • Specialist nature guide providing informative commentary on board cruise
    • Freshly prepared Hot Buffet Lunch
    • FREE tea and coffee on board cruise
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise of your country of origin at the time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Sunscreen and insect repellent advisable
    • PLEASE NOTE: Infants (0-4) are charged at child rate, please note an appropriate child restraint must be provided by the caregiver (adult) in order for an infant or small child to travel on the coach. This is in accordance with New Zealand Law.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Milford sound speaks for itself, stunning and spectactular. The service, friendly staff and more atmosphere and knowledge of area was second to none
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    I was skeptical going in. I normally despise bus tours - I prefer touring at my own pace, stopping where I want and exploring places where the tourbusses aren't. But after a few days of driving in an economy subcompact, I decided the 9-ish hours to Milford and back were a bit
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    Had an excellent trip to Milford Sound with Karina as our driver and guide. Weather was perfect. Great commentary and stops along the way. Picnic lunch was tasty and the boat trip was most memorable. Was the highlight of our trip to NZ.
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    A fantastic trip from start to finish. Simon was very knowledgeable and outgoing. A great group of people. Nice to just sit and relax
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    Every minute of the day was awesome and the sights were stunning. We are kiwis being tourists in our own country and this part of NZ is something so different to anywhere else and so special. Snow had just fallen the week before our visit so the mountains were breathtaking
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    About the operator
    By: Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises
    1,225 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Toronto, Canada
    Natural beauty
    Took the bus and cruise packing from Te Anu to Milford Sound. Great commentary on the way and on the cruise.
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    dave p
    Hudson, Wisconsin
    Spectacular Views, Great Bus Driver, Mediocre Lunch
    Our family took the Te Anu - Milford Sound trip and overall it was pretty good. The bus was nice, and the driver
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    Bill J
    Pahiatua, New Zealand
    This is for Reece. Great to meet you and for your commentary on our trip to Milford.Nice to be driven so we could
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    Craig C
    Southern Discovery
    Awesome trip. Bus driver was really professional and knowledgeable. It was a great day that they made even better.
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    Amazing day at Milford Sound
    We were picked up from our hotel in Te Anau and transferred to the bus. The glass ceiling and frequent stops
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    Sarah T
    Melbourne, Australia
    A great tour that allowed us to enjoy Milford sound in a relaxed manner. We were very lucky to enjoy some sunshine
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    Loads of fun
    Must do we had so much fun, great way to get a bit of everything Milford sound has to offer. Kayaking was
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    Milford nature cruise
    Very good Great value for money was fantastic trip, the breakfast was great, the commentary was informative and
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    Encounter Nature Cruise
    Southern Discoveries Milford Sound Cruise was all we could have hoped for! Dolphins, numerous varieties of birds
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    Sandra K
    Pegasus, New Zealand
    Awesome experience
    This was our first cruise with southern discoveries having used a different company a few years ago. The staff
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    Great visit
    We visited Milford Sound on our trip to NZ after seeing so many pictures online and it did not disappoint. The
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    Adelaide South Australia
    Milford Sound Coach and Cruise from Queenstown
    My husband and I booked the Milford Sound Coach and Cruise through Southern Discoveries which departed Queenstown
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    Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Wonderful cruise in the Fiords in Fiordland but with some
    We had a wonderful experience in the cruise Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises in the Fiords in
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    Worcester, Massachusetts
    Beautiful trip to Milford Sound
    Our visit to Milford sound included a flight from Queenstown, hopping on to a cruise, a kayak tour for about an
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    Milford Sounds Coach Tour and Lunch Cruise
    Greg our coach driver/guide knew so much local knowledge and loved to have a joke. He was a bit cheeky. The
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 7h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
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