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Milford Sound Premium Coach & Cruise Tour Incl Lunch - JUCY Gem

Enjoy a spectacular scenic journey aboard our luxury coach, then board our premium "Gem of the Sound" catamaran for a Milford Sound cruise of a lifetime!

Highlights

  • Discover some of NZ's most spectacular scenic locations aboard our premium coach with glass roof
  • See stunning forests, valleys, rivers and lakes along Lake Wakatipu and Fiordland National Park
  • Plenty of scenic stops, short nature walks and photo opportunities along the way
  • Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch at a stunnng Te Anau location
  • Explore Milford Sound aboard our premium catamaran - the ultimate in comfort cruising
  • Cruise right up close to majestic waterfalls, local marine wildlife and breathtaking scenery

Enjoy a sleep in and leisurely breakfast at your accommodation, before climbing aboard our fabulous glass roof coach for a breathtaking journey on one of the worlds' most spectacular drives.

Departing Queenstown and hugging the shores of Lake Wakatipu, the highway brings you through stunning mountain ranges to the southern rural heartland. After passing through deer, cattle and sheep farming landscape, you come to the beautiful town of Te Anau for a refreshment break.

Once back on board, we link up with the Milford Highway for a truly magnificent journey through the stunning National Park. The views are ever-changing from valley forests, rivers and lakes to a high alpine environment of sheer granite walls and glaciers. Our friendly coach drivers provide wonderful commentary along the way, as well as plenty of scenic photo stops and opportunities for short walks.

On arrival at Milford Sound, you board our premium new catamaran, the Gem of the Sound, for the scenic cruise of a lifetime. New Zealand fur seals can be viewed from just metres away or step out onto the bow and feel the spray from waterfalls that drop from hanging valleys directly into the fiord.

With large viewing decks, glass roofs, and HD cameras projecting live outdoor footage onto TV screens throughout the vessel, you can rest assured you won’t miss a moment of the breath-taking scenery.

Adult $189.00
Child $119.00

What's included

  • Premium coach travel with glass roof and forward viewing camera
  • Insightful and entertaining driver commentary
  • Luxury boat cruise in Milford Sound
  • Picnic Lunch at Te Anau
  • Complimentary tea and coffee available during the cruise
  • Return transport to Queenstown accommodation (Central Queenstown & Frankton Road)

Duration

  • Allow approximately 13 hours for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Please check back to this page for Discount Deals and Specials as they aren't always available on the Bookme home page

  • Child price applies to ages 5-14 years, under 5's free.

    Passenger’s ages of 4 and under are considered infants and they travel on the lap of an adult. No seat is provided for a free of charge infant.

    Please note, in order to meet service requirements a glass roof coach may not always be available

    Check-in: Pickups are made from various bus stops in central Queenstown. Please state the name of your Queenstown accommodation in the “NZ Contact Address” field when you proceed to the booking form. We will provide a pickup time and location in our JUCY Cruise confirmation (separate to the Bookme Confirmation Email) that will be emailed to you.

Available Bookings from July 06 to July 12

Change Dates

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12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$169.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$169.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$169.00
  • Child$75.00

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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Jess from Australia wrote on 07 February 2018

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I would give 10 stars if I could.

Absolutely fantastic experience. Firstly, our driver George was just lovely. He was knowledgable and made multiple stops for us to take photos and share interesting facts about places we went and passed. The glassroof was more than I expected. It is fantastic and provides extra enjoyments to the ride. I highly recommend getting on one if you can. Milford Sound was AWESOME! It's beautiful and the crew on the cruise was fun and did their best to make sure we all had a great time. We had chance to see and get soaked by the waterfall(s) and it was so much fun! Jucy staffs are very professional and attentive and I highly recommend them to anyone who is considering to visit Milford Sound.

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Sandy from New Zealand wrote on 06 March 2019

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Great but quite rushed

I think if you can wake up early then go for the earlier tours cause we were rushed to eat lunch and scenic stops because we need to make it to the last boat. The glass roof really doesnt make much of a difference because its not cleaned that well. For lunch they give you a 15 voucher to eat at the kiwi country club but the food and coffee is very mediocre. Also I recommend you buy your food first then go toilet because food variety is limited (esp toasted paninis) and good ones are usually gone real quick!

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Susan from Australia wrote on 24 October 2018

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Good value tour

It was good to be able to just sit back and enjoy the scenery, the driver was very competent and informative which made the trip relaxing too. Lunch hamper was good with plenty of food and the Milford Sound cruise was excellent with the Captain stopping to point out seals sunning on the rocks and a close up view of a spectacular waterfall. Even though the weather wasn’t great it was still a really good day

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Debojyoti from India wrote on 31 October 2018

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Nightmare

Our experience was horrible. 1. We were staying at Frankton Road and happened to board the coach as the last couple. The seating arrangement was 2x2 with only the last row having 6 seats. We had to squeeze ourselves in the last row middle two seats. And it was really really uncomfortable for anyone to having to seat through those seats for the whole day. I don’t get the point that after having spent the same amount as others, why did we have to go through this? Only because we were last to board the coach? We it our fault? 2. The coach driver was really rude and treated us like stray dogs. We were racially abused and the person was constantly throwing tantrums at us. Shocking to say the least.

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Robert Matth from United Kingdom wrote on 03 March 2018

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Dont miss this trip

A great day out to see stunning scenery and enjoy a boat trip around Milford sound. Very comfortable coach and first rate boat. In particular our driver was superb providing an excellent commentary on the way down to Milford sound.

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