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Milford Sound Coach & Cruise With Picnic Lunch - Ex Queenstown or Te Anau - Southern Discoveries

Experience Milford Sound, the 8th wonder of the world, with a fascinating Coach & Cruise trip brought to you by Southern Discoveries.

Highlights

  • Experience the awe-inspiring views of the Milford Road aboard our premium coach
  • Reclining seats, extra legroom, air-conditioning, USB charging ports
  • Local coach drivers provide engaging and informative commentary (headsets available in several languages)
  • Get under waterfalls, and taste pure glacial water!
  • Cruise includes a delicious, freshly prepared picnic lunch and FREE tea and coffee
  • Experience an unforgettable Milford Sound Cruise and travel the length of the fiord

Departing from Queenstown or Te Anau, you’ll encounter spectacular scenery from the get-go as we journey overland by coach.

Sit back and relax, enjoy informative commentary and soak up the awe-inspiring views of sheer mountains and towering cliffs, rugged valleys and native rain forest, surrounded by cascading waterfalls and glacial lakes.

Our experienced, local coach driver will show you the best short walks and photo stops on the Milford Road, and will connect you seamlessly with our Milford Sound Nature or Scenic Cruise.


Board one of our modern catamarans and take in the grandeur of Milford Sound with panoramic views from the top deck, or lounge in comfort in the large covered seating areas below.

You will cruise the full length of the fiord to the Tasman Sea and enjoy the informative commentary on the abundant wildlife and natural history, stopping at waterfalls and points of interest on the way.

Adult $199.00 (Ex Queenstown)
Child $79.00 (Ex Queenstown)
Adult $139.00 (Ex Te Anau)
Child $59.00 (Ex Te Anau)
Infant $59.00 (Ex Queenstown)
Infant $39.00 (Ex Te Anau)

Duration

  • 12.5 Hours

Location

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Child age is to 5-16 years.

    Infant age is 0-4 years.

  • IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE:

    Please note an appropriate child/infant restraint must be provided by the caregiver (adult) in order for an infant or small child to travel on the coach. This is in accordance with New Zealand Law.

    Conditions:

    Not valid in conjunction with any other special offers or discounts

    Children and infants must be accompanied by a full fare paying adult on all cruises

Available Bookings from January 21 to January 27

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant$59.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$179.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant$59.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$179.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant$59.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$179.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$59.00
  • Infant$39.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$59.00
  • Infant$39.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$59.00
  • Infant$39.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$59.00
  • Infant$39.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$59.00
  • Infant$39.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$59.00
  • Infant$39.00

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

4.7

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Won from New Zealand wrote on 29 September 2020

Great Day Trip

It is just a typical day trip but that doesn’t mean that the tour is bad as you visit one of the most beautiful places in the world. The guide gives you a bunch of info about Queenstown so as Milford Sound while you’re on the way. He drops you off several times at scenic spots and gives enough time to enjoy the view. Once you get to the sound, you get 2 hours to cruise on the water and the view is simply unbelievable. You can enjoy the view on the deck of the ferry while having your picnic lunch. The guide also organizes the flight tour that goes back to Queenstown from the sound. Overall it was a great journey even though you have long hours on a bus. Must do if you’re in Queenstown.

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Laura from New Zealand wrote on 27 October 2020

Auckland girl

was great fun, amazing stops. Only issue was the amount of people cramped in the boat. Felt like I was a sardine

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lindas19 from New Zealand wrote on 03 October 2020

Milford coach and cruise

We all had a great time. The driver was exceptional both his driving, the commentary with his wealth of knowledge and humour. Enjoyed the picnic lunch and the crew on the cruise. All made this trip an experience of a life time to a most beautiful place one will ever see. Thankyou Southern Discoveries

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Hasan from Australia wrote on 08 January 2020

Long day but good experience

This was our second time to Milford Sound. Coach journey was intelligent choice as roads are extremely winding and dangerous. Very scenic journey if no rain. Our bus driver was a local. He was knowledgeable but speaks less. The boat was very large and modern. Food was very good (they said everything is halal when pork was also served !!). Not many water falls noted due to summer and no rain. Only thing I can ask to improve- bus becomes very hot due to glass roof (didn't see any need for glass roof!); some window curtain may help. It was a long day -almost 14 hours.

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Angus Heke from New Zealand wrote on 14 January 2021

Great time

Had a great time. Service was professional for the whole day.

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