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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.

Highlights

  • 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
  • Enjoy a whole top deck for viewing and take breathtaking panoramic photos
  • Join the skipper in the open wheelhouse
  • Stand on the bow under Stirling Falls

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.

Adult $79.00 (Aged 17+)
Child $30.00 (Aged 5 - 16 years)
Infant $0.00 (Aged 0 - 4 years)

What's included

  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Raincoats provided on board so you can stand on the bow under Stirling Falls
  • Purpose built catamaran with large viewing windows and covered seating areas

Duration

  • Cruise duration: 1 hour 45 minutes - 2 hours

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Car parking in Milford Sound is FREE until 1st October 2020 and there are a limited number of free car parks plus a complimentary shuttle service available in the Park & Ride area just outside of Milford Sound in Deepwater Basin. If you choose to self-drive, we recommend arriving into Milford Sound at least one hour prior to your scheduled cruise departure to allow sufficient time to find a car park and make your way to the Milford Sound Cruise Terminal. For further information about car parking, please visit milfordsoundtourism.nz

    Product Extras: Available to book upon reaching checkout

  • Picnic Lunch option at $20 per Adult/Child
  • Please note:

    Child age is to 5 - 16 years. Infants 0 - 4 years are free.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult on all cruises

    Not valid in conjunction with any other special offers or discounts

Available Bookings from September 22 to September 28

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Tue 22 Sep
Wed 23 Sep
Thu 24 Sep
Fri 25 Sep
Sat 26 Sep
Sun 27 Sep
Mon 28 Sep

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$65.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant$0.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$30.00
  • 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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Brandon Vaughan from New Zealand wrote on 25 July 2020

Awesome a must do👍

Rate this trip very high the scenery is amazing staff and boat were great

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Surain Fernando from Australia wrote on 22 January 2020

Best experience in Milford Sound

Great experience, great deal & great cruise. Highly recommend must to do list !

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Adri-Anne Watts from Australia wrote on 14 October 2019

Fabulous Milford Sound

A definite must do when holidaying South island. The staff were so friendly and informative.

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Hannah Griffin from United Kingdom wrote on 12 October 2019

One of the best things I've ever done!

Amazing. Only about 15 people on the boat. Took the 15:15 tour saw penguins, dolphins, seals. And some of the most beautiful scenery I've ever seen in my life!

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markh8 from New Zealand wrote on 19 September 2020

Fantastic

Super boat cruise even though it was pouring with rain! This made the waterfalls exceptional. Staff knowledgeable and all helpful.

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