Day trip

Milford Sound: Coach and Cruise Day Trip From Queenstown

Activity provider:RealNZ
Day trip

Milford Sound: Coach and Cruise Day Trip From Queenstown

Activity provider:RealNZ
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From US$ 132.59 per person

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Experience the stunning Milford Sound on a day trip including a 2-hour cruise and round-trip luxury coach transport from Queenstown.

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Duration 13 hours
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  • Journey from Queenstown to Milford Sound through impressive, awe-inspiring scenery
  • Relax in comfort on a luxury coach with live commentary from your driver
  • Enjoy a cruise along Milford Sound
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Travel to Milford Sound for an extended nature cruise on a day trip from Queenstown. Experience one of the most beautiful drives in the world in the comfort of a state-of-the-art coach. After meeting at a central location in Queenstown, you'll board the luxury coach and journey along the shores of Lake Wakatipu into rolling countryside through to Te Anau. Take a short break, then continue along the spectacular alpine route of the Milford Road. Enjoy photo stops and short walks along the way. Relax on an extended nature cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea and admire the fiord’s wildlife, waterfalls and mountains along the way. A specialist nature guide will provide live informative commentary. You can also bring your own lunch or purchase snacks and drinks (cash only) on-board. Following the cruise, board the coach for your return journey to Queenstown that allows for bathroom breaks. Be dropped off back in Queenstown at around 7:45 PM.
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • English-only live commentary
  • 2-hour Milford Sound cruise
  • Drinks from the licensed bar on-board (cash only)

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Meeting point

The RealNZ Visitor Centre, Steamer Wharf 88 Beach St, Queenstown

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Rain gear
  • Insect repellent

Know before you go

  • Always be prepared to enjoy some rainfall during your visit, the landscape is especially dramatic when it rains in Fiordland
  • Bring sensible clothing and footwear for cool and wet weather to fully appreciate your visit
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 216 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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Great day, thoroughly enjoyed it. Spectacular scenery all the way into Milford Sound, and of course, once on the cruise around the Sound. Delayed coming back to Queenstown due to snow storm. Driver got us back as quickly as possible under the awful conditions.

May 13, 2023

Great day trip. Driver/ guide was very knowledgeable and funny. Coach was very comfortable, huge windows so great view all around. Well planned rest stops/ toilet breaks. Cruise itself was great, got really close to the waterfalls. Captain of ship also great with information. A long but enjoyable day thanks

April 5, 2023

Paulie our driver was excellent. He was so passionate about his job and showing us all the beautiful sites along the way. He was happy to answer any questions we had and made our trip as smooth as possible. He told so many stories and told us so much knowledge of the land around. I would 100% book a future trip with paulie as our tour guide and driver

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March 28, 2023

Product ID: 163593