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Fiordland Ultimate Combo Experience from Queenstown (2 day)

Premium overnight Milford Sound small group return tour from Queenstown, boutique cruise, a choice of kayak or walking experience and accommodation. This is the ultimate Milford Sound experience.

Highlights

  • Milford Sound Cruise with Cruise Milford
  • Your choice between a Milford Track hike or Milford Sound kayaking experience
  • Fiordland National Park
  • Te Anau Highlights tour
  • Overnight stay in Te Anau

The ultimate small group Fiordland combo experience combining a premium Cheeky Kiwi Travel tour to the top Highlights around Te Anau & Milford Sound, a Milford Sound boutique cruise, your choice of a Milford Track day walk or a Milford Sound kayaking experience, Overnight accommodation in Te Anau and a picnic lunch all from Queenstown. This tour is the ultimate way to do the Fiordland region right. . Led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, vehicles specially designed, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember.

Itinerary

  • Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu - Your tour starts in the stunning city of Queenstown. Your guide will point out highlights while setting the scene for the day. As we wind our way around Lake Wakatipu, with amazing views of ‘The Remarkables’ Mountain Range and the lake, stopping for photos is a must.
  • Lake Te Anau – After more amazing views we arrive in Te Anau, home to Lake Te Anau, NZ’s second largest lake. Here we stop for a break before starting the Highlights Tour and making our way to Lake Te Anau, exploring the edges and visiting our favourite spot.
  • Te Anau Bird Sanctuary - We continue to the Te Anau Bird Sanctuary for a guided tour and to see some of the rarest birds in the country including the Takahe and Kaka. You will learn about these animals and local environment while exploring this Te Anau asset.
  • Dead Marshes & Rainbow Reach - We visit our first famous LOTR attraction, a viewpoint looking over The Dead Marshes from an elevated position. At Rainbow Reach a cable bridge over the Waiau River (known as The River Anduin in LOTR) leads us into the forest and Kepler Track.
  • Lake Manapouri - The gateway to the Doubtful Sounds, spend some time exploring the shores of this crystal-clear lake and hearing about its history including the construction of the Manapouri hydro dam, the largest in the country. Then have a quick break at a local coffee shop.
  • Mavora Lakes - Next we make our way to one of the most famous LOTR sights and hidden gems of the region, Mavora Lakes. Here you will find amazing landscapes and several famous LOTR filming location. This spot is paradise for nature lovers and LOTR fans alike.
  • Te Anau - Sadly the highlights section of your tour is coming to an end as we return to Te Anau to check you into your accommodation and free time for the afternoon. After check in why not add one of the amazing Te Anau activities as an additional optional extra to complete your day?
  • Fiordland National Park - Visit Eglington Valley, Mirror Lakes, Lake Gunn, Hollyford River, Falls Creek, the Darran Mountains and Homer Tunnel on the way to Milford Sound.
  • Milford Sound – We arrive at Milford Sound and you have a tough choice between a hike on the Milford Track (one of New Zealand’s Great Walks) with Fiordland Outdoors, or 1.5-2 hours kayaking in Milford Sound with Rosco’s Kayaks. Both experiences are truly amazing.
  • Milford Sound Cruise - Board your cruise with Cruise Milford, Tripadvisors No. 1 Cruise operator in Milford Sound. Offering a boutique cruise on a smaller, less crowded boat and with a crew that gives an informative and personal tour, this tour brings you closer to wildlife and nature. Unbeatable
  • Mitre Peak - While on the boat cruise you will be able to marvel at the awe-inspiring Mitre Peak, the iconic Milford Sound mountain, with its steep triangular peak rising high up above the reflective waters of the Milford Sound.
  • Pop's View Lookout, Te Anau and Queenstown - After your cruise the adventure is not over, there is the return journey with many more amazing stops. At Pops Viewpoint admire the elevated views of the divide in the Southern Alps, then have a break in Te Anau before returning to Queenstown.
Adult $625.00
Child $500.00 (0-14 years old)

What's included

  • Small Group & Fully Guided Tour
  • Milford Sound Cruise
  • Your choice between a Milford Track hike or Milford Sound kayaking experience
  • 1x Picnic Lunch (Day 2)
  • 1-night Te Anau accommodation
  • Bottled Water & Snacks

Duration

  • The duration of this experience is 2 days

Location

  • Pick up from central Queenstown/Te Anau hotels or pick up points (Please select your pick up point when booking)

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Minimum numbers required for the tour to operate..

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