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RealNZ - Milford Sound Cruise

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Experience the very best that Milford Sound has to offer on-board the RealNZ Milford Sound Cruise.

Experience the very best that Milford Sound has to offer on-board the RealNZ Milford Sound Cruise.

Highlights

  • Get closer to nature with a 2-hour journey into Piopiotahi Milford Sound
  • Cruise the full length of the Fiord and learn all about the history of the region
  • Take in unparalleled views from our outdoor decks and indoor lounge
  • Watch out for dolphins, seals and the rare Fiordland crested penguins
  • Enjoy delicious food in our recently updated café-style bar and restaurant onboard the Milford Haven

Get ready to discover what has been called the "eighth wonder of the world" with RealNZ on-board the Milford Sound Cruise.

You'll enjoy the ultimate Milford Sound experience combining informative commentary and a relaxed atmosphere with plenty of majestic sights. The vessel cruises the full length of the Fiord and boasts spacious indoor lounges and outdoor decks to ensure you don't miss a thing.

Feel the spray of waterfalls as we cruise right next to sheer rock faces, and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife including dolphins, seals and, in season, the rare Fiordland crested penguins. The experienced skippers plan each trip based on weather conditions and recent wildlife sightings to ensure you are getting the very best Milford Sound experience on the day.

Cruise in style on board the newly refurbished Milford Haven. More than a boat, the Haven is a cruising bar and restaurant. Enhance your cruise with something from our café-style menu and pair it perfectly with a fresh craft beer or local wine.

Adult $145.00
Adult. $145.00
Adult $145.00
Child $49.00 ( 5 - 15 years)
Infant $0.00 (0 - 4 years)

What's included

  • Milford Sound cruise
  • Milford Sound Levy
  • Snacks and drinks are available for purchase onboard (cash only)

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound.
  • Allow approximately 5 hours drive time from Queenstown or 3 hours from Te Anau.

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

  • Drive Time to Milford Sound: Traveling from Queenstown it will take around 5hrs to reach Milford. From Te Anau to Milford takes around 2hrs 20mins. This timing allows you to enjoy the journey with a few stops along the way. Make sure you fill your vehicle with petrol in Te Anau before traveling to Milford as there are no petrol stations in Milford Sound or en route.

    Parking - From Oct 1st 2021 - $25 for up to five hours. - $50 for overnight parking between the hours of 5pm 8am. Payment for parking is by credit card machine. Please allow a 10 minute walk from the car park to the terminal. Allow up to 20 minutes during Dec-Mar to park and ride to terminal.

    Please Note: a substitute vessel may be used on occasion. All inclusions will still apply.

  • Check-In: Please check in a minimum of 30 minutes prior to departure.

Available Bookings from 21 Feb to 5 Mar 2024

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  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult $145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$145.00
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$116.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult.$99.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$49.00
  • Infant Free

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 Brereton from New Zealand wrote on 20 April 2022

Great experience

We totally enjoyed the whole experience. Very informative. Getting up close with the waterfall was amazing!!

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Ting Wang from New Zealand wrote on 25 January 2022

Everything was wonderful

Great experience with RealNZ love the boat and the food.

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feijingx from New Zealand wrote on 15 February 2024

Milford Sound Cruise

Nice cruise trip, there's amazing waterfalls and beautiful forest around.

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Dianne from Australia wrote on 04 February 2024

Definitely worth it!

A wonderful experience!

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Dambar Yadav from New Zealand wrote on 22 January 2024

Excellent

Great experience

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