Day trip

From Te Anau: Milford Sound Coach and Cruise Day Trip

4.9 / 5

85 reviews

Activity provider: RealNZ

From Te Anau: Milford Sound Coach and Cruise Day Trip

Activity provider: RealNZ
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From US$ 86.16 per person

Journey to the spectacular Milford Sound on a day trip from Te Anau to enjoy an extended nature cruise along the fiord to the Tasman Sea.

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Duration 8 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from photo stops and short walks along Milford Road
  • Discover the stunning sights of Milford Sound on a 2-hour cruise
  • Nudge into waterfalls, spot wildlife, and listen to informative commentary on the cruise
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Discover Milford Sound on an 8-hour adventure with round-trip transport from Te Anau and a 2-hour cruise through the fiord. If you are looking to explore both Milford and Doubtful Sounds, it is worth staying one or two nights in Te Anau. There is plenty to do plus you will save yourself the long journeys to and from Queenstown. At Milford Sound, climb aboard the leisurely nature cruise for an informative, interactive, and relaxed experience. A specialist guide will provide live informative commentary and you can admire the fiord’s wildlife, waterfalls, and mountains. Enjoy lunch on board the cruise — you may bring your own lunch or purchase snacks and drinks (cash only) on the vessel. Be prepared to enjoy some rainfall during your visit; the landscape is especially dramatic when it rains in Fiordland. Enjoy the spectacular views from a dry, comfortable vantage point on board the vessel. Following the cruise, immediately board the luxury coach for the return journey to Te Anau, arriving between 4:30 PM and 5:45 PM, depending on the season.
Includes
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • English-only live commentary
  • 2-hour Milford Sound cruise
  • Interpretation handouts available in German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese
  • Drinks from the licensed bar on board (cash only)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Please arrive 15 minutes before departure to Visitor Centre, Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, New Zealand

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What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
  • Insect repellent
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Bring sensible clothing (a waterproof jacket, warm sweater, fleece jacket) and footwear (nonslip shoes or boots) for cool and wet weather to fully appreciate your visit
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 85 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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May 15, 2022

Phenomenal, Ian was a great guide - extremely knowledgeable, family had a great time. Highly recommend.

June 2, 2022

We really enjoyed our trip with Ian the bus driver. He was excellent and had great local knowledge.

June 8, 2022

Product ID: 163959