This winter, allow us to take you on a magical day trip through Fiordland National Park with the highlight being a Milford Sound Cruise along New Zealand's most famous fjord. Sit back with a cup of coffee or tea and enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains towering over either side of the fjord and the tumbling waterfalls pouring fresh glacial water into the sound.
This Milford Sound Cruise is perfect for nature photographers as well as for families and groups, with large, spacious decks that allow you to get a good look at the local wildlife. If you're lucky, you'll spot seals, dolphins and even penguins. So don't hesitate and book your Milford Sound Nature Day Trip now!
- Modern catamaran with spacious decks
- Expert commentary
- Close-up photo opportunities of local wildlife
Departure & Arrival:
You will be picked up at the agreed-upon time and location in Queenstown by one of our glass-roof coaches equipped with spacious, comfortable seats and free WiFi. The drive to Milford Sound takes approximately 5h, during which time you can enjoy some entertaining and informative commentary by the coach driver (headset commentary is also available in Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, French, German and Portuguese) while admiring the picturesque scenery of the Fiordland National Park.
Upon arrival at the Milford Sound Visitor Centre, you will board our Nature Cruise which lasts between 1h 45 min and 2h. After your Milford Sound Cruise is over, you have the option of returning back to Queenstown by coach, or by taking a 45-minute scenic flight in a small jet or helicopter.
Characteristics of the boat:
- Number of passengers: 150 people
- Licensed bar
- Sun-protected area
- Outdoor decks for 360-degree viewing
- Comfortable indoor lounge with full height viewing windows
- Tea and coffee
- Coach transfer from Queenstown to Milford Sound and back
- Optional add-on: Picnic lunch*
- Optional add-on: Scenic return flight to Queenstown by jet or helicopter