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Milford Sound Nature Cruise

 

Encounter New Zealand wildlife in the breathtaking environment of Milford Sound from the comfort of Southern Discoveries modern catamaran.

With spacious viewing decks purpose built for the ultimate in comfort, panoramic views from the top deck and large covered seating areas below, you can enjoy the views from any vantage point.

Mitre Peak's distinct shape amongst unique wildlife and majestic towering waterfalls is second to none. The Nature Cruise brings premium viewing of wildlife including seals, dolphins and penguins. You’ll find yourself within touching distance of impressive geological features and feeling the full force of the powerful 15,000-year-old Stirling Falls (we’ve got jackets to keep you dry!)

Highlights of a Nature Cruise:

  • Say hello to the seals basking on the rocks
  • Specialist nature guide on board sharing their local knowledge with lively and informative commentary
  • Delve into the history, geology and wildlife of the fiord
  • Purpose built catamaran with large viewing windows and covered seating areas
  • A whole top deck for viewing and panoramic photo opportunities
  • Raincoats provided on board so you can stand on the bow under Stirling Falls
  • Join the skipper in the open wheelhouse
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Range of lunch options available (Not included in booking price. Must be pre-ordered - add as you proceed to check out)

  • **PLEASE NOTE BELOW LUNCH OPTION AVAILABILITY**

    Picnic Lunch: $20 pp

    Western Style Hot Buffet: $37 Adult / $27 Child *available only on the 1pm trip*

    Thali Indian Lunch: $37 pp (Must be ordered by 7.00pm the day before travel)

    Japanese Obento Lunch: $37 pp (Must be ordered by 7.00pm the day before travel)

     

    SUMMER Price (Oct - April)

  • 10.30am $65 Adult / $25 Child
  • 1.00pm $92 Adult / $25 Child
  • 3.15pm $65 Adult / $25 Child
  • Infants 0-3 years travel FREE, please state the number of infants you will be bringing with you as you proceed through the checkout

     

     

    WINTER Price (May - Sept)

  • 10.30am $59 Adult / $25 Child
  • 12.30pm $74 Adult / $25 Child
  • 2.45pm $69 Adult / $25 Child
  • Infants 0-3 years travel FREE, please state the number of infants you will be bringing with you as you proceed through the checkout

     

    Also available on this cruise: Visit the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory, New Zealand's only floating underwater observatory just add the option as you proceed to checkout. Milford Discovery Centre - $25 Adult / $15 Child (Please add a note that the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory will be closed for maintenance from 4 June – 8 July)

    Duration: 1hour 45minutes - 2hours cruise time

  • Child Age: 4 - 14 years inclusive
  • Not valid in conjunction with any other special offers or discounts
  • Available Bookings from May 22 to May 28

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    All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)

    10:30 a.m.
    12:30 p.m.
    2:45 p.m.
    Tue 22 May
    Wed 23 May
    Thu 24 May
    Fri 25 May
    Sat 26 May
    Sun 27 May
    Mon 28 May

    2spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    2spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    2spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    2spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$60.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$60.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$60.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$60.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$60.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$60.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

    5+spaces priced from:

    • Per Adult$59.00
    • Per Child$25.00

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

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    Christophe ALBERT from France wrote on 09 March 2016

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    Superbe Milford Sound...

    Great cruise for small price... Very well organised. The first ride of the day is quiet with few touristes. Most of coaches arrive for noon....

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    James Yaremy from Canada wrote on 18 October 2017

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    Pick this one

    We had a great time. I’ve never seen anything this beautiful before, and I’m from Canada. The crew were fantastic, and the whole experience was well organized and thought out

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    Maddie from United States wrote on 20 March 2018

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    Milford WOW

    This cruise was brilliant. I was hesitant at first to book because I am not one for cruises, but after experiencing this ride through the fiord I have no hesitation to recommend it. Taking a cruise, kayaking, or flying are the only ways to truly experience Milford Sound. I would recommend because 1) We got there late and the guides were flexible to get us on the next cruise 2) Free coffee! 3) Some other cruises only allow you on part of the deck, but on this one the top deck had 360 degree views 4) Not very crowded at the 11am ride 5) The ride was not rushed, so we had time to experience the countless views, the seals, the dolphins, and being splashed by 2 waterfalls.

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    Zoe from Australia wrote on 11 February 2018

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    Breathtaking experience

    An absolute must see when visiting New Zealand. Stunning views and amazing photo opportunities. If you're lucky enough you may even catch a glimpse of some dolphins and seals. Highly recommend. Thank you for a fantastic morning!

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    Stef from United Kingdom wrote on 03 February 2018

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    Great trip

    We were really glad we did this, was so worth the money - really incredible views, and the waterfall ‘glacial facial’ was a highlight!

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