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Milford Sound Coach & Nature Cruise with Underwater Observatory and Picnic Lunch ex Te Anau

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Spend longer in Milford and witness spectacular wildlife on the ultimate, all-inclusive day trip from Te Anau!

Spend longer in Milford and witness spectacular wildlife on the ultimate, all-inclusive day trip from Te Anau!

Highlights

  • Enjoy the most in-depth Milford Sound day trip experience
  • The only day trip from Te Anau to Milford Sound that includes a visit to the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory!
  • Witness spectacular scenery with plenty of photo stops and nature walks on the road to Milford
  • Get within touching distance of majestic waterfalls
  • Your friendly skipper shares their local knowledge with informative and lively commentary
  • Top off the experience with a delicious, freshly prepared picnic lunch!

Travel to Milford Sound on a premium coach for the only day trip from Te Anau that includes a visit to the amazing Milford Sound Underwater Observatory!

Journey through spectacular natural landscapes as your local coach driver provides engaging and informative commentary and shows you the best short walks and photo stops along the Milford Road.

Upon arrival at Milford Sound, jump on-board a smaller boat for a fascinating Nature Cruise with fewer people. Soak up breath-taking scenic views as we really explore the beauty of the Fiord, and get within touching distance of impressive rock walls and right up close to Stirling Falls. Our expert skippers will share their local knowledge with lively and informative commentary, plus you'll enjoy a freshly prepared picnic lunch.

Visit Milford Sound Underwater Observatory and descend 60 steps down a spiral staircase into a spacious viewing chamber to discover the unique and beautiful environment hidden under the surface of Milford Sound. Immerse yourself in a mysterious undersea world and encounter the extraordinary rare black coral and colourful sea creatures teeming just below the surface.

We'll then cruise back to the Milford Sound Visitor Centre to re-join the coach for the comfortable return journey back to Te Anau.


Adult $255.00
Child $195.00
Infant $195.00

What's included

  • Return coach transport from Te Anau
  • Milford Sound Nature cruise
  • Milford Sound Underwater Observatory
  • Interesting commentary
  • Picnic lunch

Duration

  • Allow approximately 8.5 hours duration

Location

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Child age is to 0-14 years.

    Not valid in conjunction with any other special offers or discounts.

    Departure: Check-in is at Southern Discoveries Te Anau Information Centre, 80 Lakefront drive, Te Anau.

    Important: ***IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE:*** Please note an appropriate child 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. Children must be accompanied by a full fare paying adult on all cruises.


Available Bookings from 25 Jun to 8 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult $191.25 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $191.25 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

  • Adult $178.50 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child $195.00
  • Infant$195.00

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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Dennish Kanjirathingal from New Zealand wrote on 13 January 2023

Mitford sound coach &nature cruise underwater

Very good one, we enjoyed it. The service was really very good.

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alexw29 from New Zealand wrote on 05 February 2022

Turned a pretty drive into a total experience

Sublime. Incredibly informative bus driver, who stopped at gorgeous places, in arguably the most beautiful part of the country. Highly recommend this tour. In fact think it is a must if you can possibly do it. We would have just driven through with no idea about the geography, history, conservation efforts, or the phenomenal stops along the way. It turned a pretty drive into an absolute experience. Thank you people. (,And to our driver... Your dad should definitely do this tour!)

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Priyanka from India wrote on 15 November 2019

Small group, brilliant guide

We did a Milford sound coach + cruise tour with under water observatory tour. Our driver Brad was such a lovely person, very knowledgeable, loved the little folklore and historical facts he told us about during our drive to and fro Milford from Queenstown .We were just 6 of us on our way to Milford, so almost felt like a private tour. Glass top bus made a huge difference, we could see the peak of the mountains and waterfalls so easily. The cruise was so much better ( I have done it with another provider in the past few years ago ) the boat was new luxurious and the crew was very helpful informative and funny. We got to see seals , our brilliant driver took us just below the waterfall, it was such a magical experience. The under water observatory was great too. Overall an A++ experience.

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Rache from New Zealand wrote on 21 May 2024

Amazing experience

The whole experience was incredible, thank you for the amazing experience of a life time.

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Harry Cole from United Kingdom wrote on 19 April 2024

Fantastic Day out

This is a jaw-droppingly beautiful trip. Taking the coach to Milford Sound was a fantastic decision not least because it gave me the chance to enjoy the view instead of being behind the wheel and having to concentrate on the road. Our driver Jamie recounted numerous snippets of information along the route with humour and clarity. He also knew where to capture the best shot from on our many stops en-route. Best of all he knew how long the journey would take, maximising our opportunities to stop along the way. The boat trip through the sound was amazing and the stop at the underwater observatory fascinating. Using bookme saved us money too, a win win situation. Just do it!

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