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Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour & Boutique Cruise from Queenstown

Discover majestic Milford Sound with its spectacular mountains, waterfalls, and wildlife on an amazing small group tour including a cruise with Cruise Milford.

Highlights

  • Fully guided, small group tour from Queenstown or Te Anau to Milford with lots of surprise stops and photo opportunities along the way
  • Cruise up the Milford Sound with Cruise Milford on a smaller boat for an intimate, up close encounter with wildlife, nature and waterfalls
  • Refreshments, snacks and on screen entertainment provided in tour vehicle
  • See all the regional highlights Lake Wakatipu, Devil’s Staircase, Mirror Lake, The Chasm, Hollyford River, Darran Mountains and Kea Birds

Experience the world-renowned Milford Sound on a premium fully guided small group tour and cruise with Cruise Milford from Queenstown or Te Anau.

You'll soak up all the renowned highlights on the drive to Milford, including Lake Wakatipu, Devil's staircase, The Chasm, Mirror Lake, the mountains of Fiordland and more, plus there are plenty of photo stops along the way with the opportunity to spot the Kea bird!

The final part of the drive takes you through Homer Tunnel where, upon exiting, you'll be greeted with spectacular views of waterfalls as you descend down the valley.

With Cruise Milford (the No.1 Cruise in Milford Sound on Tripadvisor), you’ll travel on a small boat, providing an intimate experience away from the crowds. The knowledgeable crew provides an informative and personal tour of Milford Sound the gets closer and goes further than the larger boats.

Get up close to New Zealand fur seals basking on the rocks, massive rock faces rising for hundreds of metres out of the sea, and see waterfalls cascade from ancient rainforest high in the mountains. Have your camera ready for the countless photo opportunities that await!

The day is completed with a convenient drop off back to your accommodation, or alternatively, you can top off the experience with a scenic flight that gives you the ultimate birds-eye view over the mountains.

Adult $249.00
Child $219.00
Infant $150.00

What's included

  • Fully guided small group return tour from Queenstown or Te Anau (maximum 16 passengers)
  • Hotel pick ups and drop offs (specific hotels only)
  • Regional Highlights Tour including Lake Wakatipu, Devil’s Staircase, Mirror Lake, The Chasm, Mitre Peak, Hollyford River, Darran Mountains and Kea Bird spotting
  • Transport in modern and comfortable minibuses
  • Wifi and charging ports available in vehicle
  • Refreshments, snacks and on screen entertainment whilst driving

Duration

  • Allow approximately 13 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Pick up from central Queenstown/Te Anau hotels or pick up points (Please select your pick up point when booking)

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Infants below 4 years old are required to travel in a child safety car seat. If you don't have a car seat one can be rented from us for $50 per child (with 24 hours notice). Children between 4-7 years old are also recommended to be in a booster seat for their safety.
  • Child Age is 4 - 14 years. Infants fares are under 4 years old.

Available Bookings from October 26 to November 01

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Mon 26 Oct
Tue 27 Oct
Wed 28 Oct
Thu 29 Oct
Fri 30 Oct
Sat 31 Oct
Sun 1 Nov

11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$225.00
  • Child$131.00
  • Infant $120.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$145.00
  • Child$131.00
  • Infant $120.00

11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$225.00
  • Child$131.00
  • Infant $120.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$199.00
  • Child$131.00
  • Infant $120.00

11spaces priced from:

  • Adult$225.00
  • Child$131.00
  • Infant $120.00

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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Amanda Spencer from New Zealand wrote on 23 July 2020

A great trip

Thank you Callum for hosting a fabulous trip to Milford Sound yesterday. The scenery on was breathtaking, the Mirror Lake really did look like a mirror. We were lucky to see Kea and seals, the boat trip was beautiful and fun. Highly recommendable

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Ingrid from New Zealand wrote on 23 January 2020

Amazing day

The passion of our tour guide made the day really special. Well organized and interesting. We stopped off in places that were magical. We wanted a small group experience and that is what we got. Amazing day.

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luisl from New Zealand wrote on 20 January 2020

Amaing!

If you are planning to visit Milford Sound, best go with Cheeky Kiwi. The small tour bus is very comfortable and the whole trip was well worth every penny as you go with a small group and it makes everything go smoothly. Our guide, Colin, was very friendly and informative. Will definitely book again if going back.

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Stephen from United States wrote on 24 October 2019

Amazing day

Awesome small group experience. Guide - Dan - is the best! Takes awesome photos for everyone. He also got us the perfect spot on the cruise, which was excellent. Saw penguins. 10/10 will be recommending to others. Avoid the huge groups and do this one. Driving was great as well.

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Alisher from New Zealand wrote on 21 October 2020

Absolutely wonderful!!!

Booked it for my parents, they absolutely loved it. Wonderful place, amazing people. Can't wait to take my wife and kids there!!! Thank you for taking care of my parents!!!

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