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 $99.00 (Aged 15+ )
Child $30.00 (Aged 5 - 14 years)
Infant $0.00 (Aged 0 - 4 years)

What's included

  • Complimentary tea and coffee

Duration

  • Cruise duration: 1 hour 45 minutes - 2 hours

Location

  • Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, State Highway 94, Milford Sound. Allow approximately 5 hours drive time from Queenstown or 3 hours from Te Anau.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Car parking in Milford Sound is $20 for up to five hours, if parking in the main car park, please allow 5-10 minutes to walk to the terminal. There is free parking in Deepwater Basin, please allow 20-30 minutes to walk to the terminal. 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 milfordsountourism.nz

    Product Extras: Available to purchase through checkout

    Picnic Lunch - $20 per Adult/Child

  • Please note:Child age is 5 - 14 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 October 18 to October 24

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  • Adult$85.00 Less than 6 at this price!
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  • Infant Free

  • Adult$85.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$85.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$85.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$85.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$85.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$85.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$85.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$30.00
  • Infant Free

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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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sijos from New Zealand wrote on 11 December 2020

Absolutely awesome. .

A must do. Great captain and crew. Staff at front office very welcoming and helpful. The best trip ever done in NZ is Milford and this cruise

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Elaine Capayas from New Zealand wrote on 10 April 2021

Milford Sound Nature Cruise

We had such a great time, beautiful weather, amazing view and our highlight was seeing the dolphins.

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Marisa Bruan from New Zealand wrote on 05 April 2021

Milford Cruise Easter Sunday

It was a rainy day. There were ‘hundreds’ of waterfall along the way. The cruise itself was wonderful although we had gusts of wind every now and then. The skipper had some very informative commentary about the trip. Well worth the trip. Many thanks to the crew as well.

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hazels from New Zealand wrote on 27 November 2020

An absolute amazing experience :)

We went in late November 2020 and had the best cool and sunny day :) Spotted seals, dolphins and a penguin. All highlights with our little 3year old toddler along with going under the waterfalls and getting splashed with the water! The staff were friendly and amazing. Thank you too, to the captain for taking the time to talk to our daughter and answering her questions :) Was actually really nice to be there with just domestic tourists. Could really enjoy and feel the real beauty of this place without the business of international tourism. Feeling so lucky to have this in our backyard! We highly recommend! :)

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