The Fiordland National Park is part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site which covers 26,000km², widely considered to be one of the World’s top travel destinations and one of the most spectacular parts of New Zealand. You can immerse yourself in this natural wonder aboard the ‘Milford Adventurer’ to enjoy this “Must Do” New Zealand experience.
With Cruise Milford, you’ll be travelling on smaller boats, which are less crowded and where the crew offer an informative and personal tour of Milford Sound, they love sharing the natural beauty of this special place to visitors and your captain will inform you about the Sound, it’s history and wildlife. You’ll be getting close to New Zealand fur seals basking on the rocks, massive rock faces rising for hundreds of metres out of the sea and see waterfalls cascade from ancient rainforest high in the mountains. On a sunny day, it is beautiful and on a wet day it is spectacular! At Cruise Milford we know that you will have a wonderful and truly memorable day out on your Milford Sound cruise, you’ll remember this as one of your best day trips in New Zealand.
Join us on board the Milford Adventurer and enjoy this recently voted must do New Zealand experience. Cruise Milford specializes in operating smaller boats to give you the very personal and informative experience of our crew while enabling you to get up close and personal with this beautiful environment.
Join the Cruise Milford small coach for an amazing journey to Milford Sound. Our extended day trip to Milford Sound from Te Anau ensures that you see all the best bits that Fiordland has on offer. We include extra walks with your nature cruise on world-famous Milford Sound.
Our Super Lounge coaches are small and comfortable with quality leg room, and numbers are limited to 16. We have mini-kitchens enabling tea and coffee as required. We will guarantee you the best possible day.
Boutique small boat cruise at Milford
Visit to the unique Gunn’s Camp & Museum
Picnic Lunch and Afternoon Tea
Plenty of photo stops and little walks
Join us on-board the Milford Adventurer and enjoy this recently voted must do New Zealand experience. Cruise Milford specializes in operating smaller boats to give you the very personal and informative experience of our crew while enabling you to get up close and personal with this beautiful environment.
Travel in style on our 5 star luxury glass roof coach with one of our friendly local drivers. This coach is designed to make your day comfortable with extended legroom and forward facing driver view camera.
Departing Queenstown at 06:45am, we travel along the side of Lake Wakatipu and through the farming region of Southland before making a 30 minute coffee and rest stop at Te Anau. From Te Anau, we travel the Milford Highway, making stops along the way at great photo opportunities like the Mirror Lakes, Knobs Flat, Monkey Creek and The Chasm. You will arrive in Milford to connect with the Milford Adventurer and the 12:45pm cruise Departure.
Following your cruise, your driver will meet you and transfer you back to Te Anau for another short coffee and rest stop and then on to Queenstown arriving back at approximately 6:30pm. We pick up and drop off at all major downtown Queenstown hotels and bus stations along Frankton Road including the main Frankton bus shelter. If you are staying out of the main area, then please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to assist with connecting you to one of the bus pick ups points.
– Glass Roof coach
– Many photo stops along the way
– 1hr 45min boutique boat cruise in Milford Sound- Complimentary coffee, tea and biscuits
From Queenstown and back by plane. Includes cruise at Milford Sound.
Air Milford operates a fleet of aircraft, and proud to operate the only turbo prop Cessna Caravan’s (with 13 passenger capacity) in the Queenstown area. This state-of-the-art aircraft offers passenger’s excellent views whilst enjoying smooth, quiet air conditioned comfort and luxurious leather seats. Milford Sound Fly Backs: An ideal option for those who have coached to Milford Sound. This way you see it all.
If you wish to see some of New Zealand’s most dramatic scenery in style, consider taking a helicopter to Milford Cruise from Queenstown. While flying is a popular option among those who want to reach Milford Sound swiftly, some may wish to add a little more privacy to their experience. Choosing a helicopter ride is the simplest way to do this.
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