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Milford Sound Coach & Cruise With Picnic Lunch - Ex Queenstown or Te Anau - Southern Discoveries

Experience Milford Sound, the 8th wonder of the world, with a fascinating Coach & Cruise trip brought to you by Southern Discoveries.

Highlights

  • Experience the awe-inspiring views of the Milford Road aboard our premium coach
  • Reclining seats, extra legroom, air-conditioning, USB charging ports
  • Local coach drivers provide engaging and informative commentary (headsets available in several languages)
  • Get under waterfalls, and taste pure glacial water!
  • Cruise includes a delicious, freshly prepared picnic lunch and FREE tea and coffee
  • Experience an unforgettable Milford Sound Cruise and travel the length of the fiord

Departing from Queenstown or Te Anau, you’ll encounter spectacular scenery from the get-go as we journey overland by coach.

Sit back and relax, enjoy informative commentary and soak up the awe-inspiring views of sheer mountains and towering cliffs, rugged valleys and native rain forest, surrounded by cascading waterfalls and glacial lakes.

Our experienced, local coach driver will show you the best short walks and photo stops on the Milford Road, and will connect you seamlessly with our Milford Sound Nature or Scenic Cruise.

Board one of our modern catamarans and take in the grandeur of Milford Sound with panoramic views from the top deck, or lounge in comfort in the large covered seating areas below.

You will cruise the full length of the fiord to the Tasman Sea and enjoy the informative commentary on the abundant wildlife and natural history, stopping at waterfalls and points of interest on the way.

Adult $199.00 (Ex Queenstown)
Child $75.00 (Ex Queenstown)
Adult $129.00 (Ex Te Anau)
Child $55.00 (Ex Te Anau)

Duration

  • 12.5 Hours

Location

  • Departs Queenstown at 7am from Southern Discoveries, Queenstown Visitor Centre, 110 Beach Street, Queenstown.

    Departs Te Anau at 10am from Southern Discoveries Te Anau Visitor Centre, 80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Child age is to 5-16 years.

  • IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE

    Please note an appropriate child restraint must be provided by the caregiver (adult) in order for an infant or small child to travel on the coach. This is in accordance with New Zealand Law.

    Conditions:

    Not valid in conjunction with any other special offers or discounts

    Child must be accompanied by a full fare paying adult on all cruises

Available Bookings from August 04 to August 10

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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Mon 10 Aug

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$179.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$75.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$179.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$179.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$179.00
  • Child$75.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$55.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$55.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$55.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$55.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$55.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$119.00
  • Child$55.00

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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Dawn James from New Zealand wrote on 27 July 2020

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Memorable experience

Loved the scenic coach journey and commentary by Gary the driver, and enjoyed the breathtaking views of the Milford cruise.

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Jade from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

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Great trip!

Greg our driver was fantastic! Funny, informative and got us there and back in good time. Trip itself was a good price, very easy, comfy. Cruise was great and amazing views. Would definitely recommend to others. Would go again.

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Sharron from Australia wrote on 24 March 2020

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Amazing Day

The weather was beautiful and clear. Our journey was informative and lively. The cruise and lunch was a perfect way to see Milford Sound.

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Raymond from New Zealand wrote on 16 July 2018

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Average

Bus experience was A+, the cruise on the other hand was a good experience but the buffet experience was 0/10. Instructed to sit at a table, went there and 5 minutes later some Chinese tourists come and start yelling saying it’s reserved for them. We told them we got told to sit only on the left, they proceeded to call one of the staff which then said go sit somewhere else, my fiance’ and I were not taken to a seat, instead we had to sit apart for the duration of the buffet.

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Thiago from New Zealand wrote on 26 May 2019

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Too fog.. We couldn´t see anything

I know that the company can´t control the weather, but it is asking for my feedback on the attraction.. So this is the feedback. The weather in Milford and around was veryyyyyy fog, so we could not see anything... virtually nothing! I just think that in these cases, that the company know that is fog in Milford, they could at least give an option for the customer to cancel the trip. Even on the way to there was fog and we couldn't see anything on the road... And to finish with a gold key, our bus broke on the way back and we needed to wait for a bus from another company to rescue us. Our drive and the buffet was good. And I don´t think is nice to have to listen to all instructions on the boat in 3 different languages...

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10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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