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Eco Tours Fiordland - Milford Sound Cruise

Enjoy a unique and simply unforgettable experience of the breathtaking Milford Sound aboard Milford Sounds' friendliest cruise!

Highlights

  • Climb aboard a comfortable catamaran for a spectacular sailing through Fiordland's famous UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Choose from ample indoor and outdoor decks for the best vista viewings opportunities in the fiord
  • Enjoy a two-hour cruise along the full length of the fiord, to the Tasman sea and back, hitting those all-important highlights along the way
  • Spot Fiordland flora and fauna with the friendly crew, and learn the local insights from our knowledgeable skipper

Discover the best of Milford Sound on a two-hour cruise aboard a spacious and comfortable catamaran.

Cruise capacity is capped to allow for plenty of room to roam the vast viewing decks, and ensuring no squabbling for space during photo ops!

Choose to relax in the comfortable interior cabins, or visit the outdoor decks to breathe in the sights and sounds of the fiord.

The famed fabulous scenery is guaranteed to leave you speechless as you are spoiled with ancient rainforest, towering cliffs, cascading waterfalls and magnificent views.

The jovial and cheery crew are on hand throughout the cruise to share their wealth of local knowledge, take those all-important photos, and join you as the boat noses under Stirling Falls for a refreshing finale!

You are welcome to visit the skipper in the open wheelhouse who can help you spot seals lounging on rocks, look out for dolphins curiously coming for a surf, or perhaps even a Fiordland Crested Penguin if the time is right.

Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee throughout the cruise, with the option to purchase further hot and cold beverages and refreshments from the on-board Cafe Bar.

Adult $99.00 (8:55am)
Adult $99.00 (11.15am / 11.30am)
Adult $99.00 (1:30pm / 1:45pm)
Child $25.00 (5-14 years)
Infant $0.00 (0-4 years)

What's included

  • 2 hour cruise
  • Informative commentary
  • Tea and coffee

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Milford Sound Boat Terminal, Milford Sound. Approximately 5 hours drive time from Queenstown.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Child price applies to ages 5-14 years. Passengers ages of 4 and under are considered infants.

    Important: People booking with infants are required to bring along an appropriate child seat for the size of the child.

    Please note if you are driving to Milford from Queenstown you will need to allow around 5 hours travel time.

    Please check back to this page for discount deals and specials as they aren't always available on the Bookme home page.

    Departure times:

  • Summer Departures: 8:55am, 11:15am, 1:45pm.
  • Winter Departures: 11:30am, 1:30pm.

Available Bookings from November 25 to December 01

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12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $59.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $59.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $59.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $59.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $59.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $59.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $69.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $69.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $69.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $69.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $69.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult $69.00
  • Child$25.00
  • Infant$0.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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anoopp1 from Singapore wrote on 26 January 2020

Super value for money

Did the 3 PM tour. I found the operator to offer a very good cruise at a price hard to beat. Super value for money.

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Sarah Shergold from United Kingdom wrote on 20 January 2020

Great day and total must see!

We had a fantastic trip and were very impressed by the scenery. The only thing that could have improved it would be a better speaker system as we missed quite a bit of the information as we couldn’t hear very well. The driver was brilliant when we could hear him and very informative! Would absolutely recommend.

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Jonathan Samuel from Australia wrote on 19 January 2020

Enjoyable

Most of these cruises do the same thing. This boat is smaller than some which meant it could get very close to the cliffs and waterfalls. We had fantastic weather and there is a large viewing deck and also viewing on the bow. Coffee and hot chocolate are reasonably priced. The hot chocolate was good, according to my son. Watch out for the skipper’s bad jokes.

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Sze Jie from Malaysia wrote on 30 December 2019

Amazing trip

My parents were enjoyed the trip. Thank you.

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jiej from Australia wrote on 28 November 2019

Beyond expectation

The trip is amazing, but the key is the weather and get there in time.

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