A Southern Discoveries ship is cruising along the beautiful New Zealand's most famous fjord during the Encounter Nature Cruise in Milford Sound.


21 US$

Encounter Nature Cruise in Milford Sound

English, Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, Korean
Food & Drinks
Milford Sound
Meeting place

At the Milford Sound Visitor Centre (Freshwater Basin State Highway 94, Milford Sound Milford Sound, 9679)

FREE cancellation with full refund up to 24 hours before the start of the activity


Discover the beauty of the Fiordland National Park on this Milford Sound Cruise that will bring you closer to nature than many other fjord cruises. Catch a glimpse of the local wildlife including seals, dolphins and the rare Fiordland crested penguin, and take in the unique scenery of Milford Sound.

Escape the large tour groups on this smaller boat with independent travellers and get even better photo opportunities as we pass by the majestic mountains and rumbling waterfalls. So don't forget your camera! You'll definitely want to capture this incredible experience!

As a special treat for those of you who haven't had enough after the Milford Sound Cruise, we also offer options to add on a visit to our Underwater Observatory as well as a 1h kayaking trip departing from Harrison Cove. Our kayaking trip is suitable for levels of experience and fitness and can be booked for anyone over the age of 5 (with children under 14 needing to be accompanied by a parent or guardian) - all equipment included.

- Longest and most interactive Milford Sound Cruise
- Expert commentary
- Close-up photo opportunities of local wildlife

Departure & Arrival:
Please come to the Milford Sound Visitor Centre and check-in at our desk at the latest at the time specified on your booking confirmation. You will then proceed to board the boat which departs 15 minutes after the check-in closes. The Milford Sound Cruise will last for 2h and 15 minutes, after which we return back to the departure point.

Characteristics of the boat:
- Number of passengers: 75 people
- Licensed bar
- Sun-protected area
- Restrooms

Included Services:
- Tea & Coffee
- Optional add-on: Visit to Underwater Observatory with picnic lunch
- Optional add-on: Kayaking trip + Underwater Observatory with picnic lunch

Best price

1-click cancellation

No booking fees

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