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Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown

  • Get more value for your money by combining a coach tour and a cruise
  • Travel light, as buffet lunch and breakfast stop (for purchase) included
  • Live commentary on board bus and boat gives you in-depth information
Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown
From USD 168.32
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Tour & Buffet Lunch
Mildford Sounds and Fiordland National Park full-day tour. Departing Queenstown. Includes Mildford Sound sightseeing cruise and buffet lunch of international dishes.
From USD 168.32
Combine a luxury coach tour through Fiordland National Park and a catamaran cruise on Milford Sound on this full-day tour from Queensland. Leave the logistics to your guide and simply focus on taking in the views through the UNESCO-listed national park and the cruise past Mitre Peak. All of your needs are taken care of, with a buffet lunch and door-to-door hotel transportation provided.
What to Expect
Simply roll out of bed for early morning pickup at your Queenstown hotel. With the navigation, driving, and logistics handled, snooze or gaze at the Remarkables or the shore of Lake Wakatipu. Make a brief stop at Te Anau to purchase optional morning tea and breakfast.
Disembark at UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park, home to the photo-worthy Mirror Lakes. Continue through Hollyford Valley, Homer Tunnel, and Cleddau Valley with its scenic river.
At Milford Sound, transfer to the catamaran and find a seat on the deck or in the cabin.
Cruise past Mitre Peak while listening to live commentary from your guide about the sound’s formation. Look for fur seals, penguins, pods of dolphins, and bird life, and learn about these animals’ biology and behavior from your guide. Enjoy a buffet lunch on the boat.
Relax and enjoy the bus ride on the way back to your departure point.
Reviews (255)
1 - 5 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Lovely day with a great tour guide!

This tour from Queenstown to Milford Sound and back was fantastic, despite the 5 hour drive there and another 5 hour drive back! The scenery along the way was simply stunning from Lake Wakatipu and beyond. Our bus driver was actually one of the body...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Wow !!

We count ourselves lucky to have had just the most spectacular day imaginable on our day trip with great sights tours. Eric our bus driver energetic, helpful & full of information the whole way there. Once at Milford Sound our cruise was excellent. The food...More

Thank petermR7506CF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Average Day Tour, Beautiful Scenery

We booked this tour through a travel agent, and we called the day before to confirm our spots and the pick up location and none of the people working the phones were able to tell us where the bus stop was that they were to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 355meghanm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing Day!

Outstanding trip, start to finish. My husband and I did this tour today. The bus was comfortable, and the glass roof was awesome. Our driver was safe and smooth, so no carsickness on the windy roads. The stops on the way to Milford we’re quick,...More

Thank bripeartree
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terrible Day

We took the full day tour from Queenstown to Milford Sound with a bus ride from Queenstown to Fiordland National Park to the wharf and then a boat ride around the Milford Sounds. Our drive on the bus was named Mike and it is primarily...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank Nabs83
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5 December 2018|
Response from PhoebeNJ | Reviewed this property |
I got picked up in front of the hotel. I stayed pretty central so it was no problem. Usually when you book they want to know where you are staying and then a day or 2 before departure, they request a phone call to reconfirm... More