See the awe-inspiring scenery of Milford Sound including towering peaks, bodies of water, and the majestic Mitre Peak up close on this day trip with return transfers from Te Anau!
You will travel the spectacular Milford Road in comfort and style in one of the glass-roofed coaches and take it all in. Then you'll start your scenic cruise as soon as the coach arrives at Milford Sound. Your modern vessel features purpose-built observation lounges and large decks from which you can see the sheer cliffs, massive waterfalls, glaciers and rainforests. You might even observe seals basking on the rocks or the local pod of dolphins streaking past the vessel.
During the 1 hour 40 minute cruise, you'll be entertained by commentary from the crew. They'll make sure you don't miss any of the highlights, including Mitre Peak and the Pembroke Glacier. Enjoy the complimentary coffee and tea on board, or upgrade to a delicious lunch option. Choose from a range of picnic boxes or an international buffet, all freshly prepared on board. At the end of the cruise, you'll board your air-conditioned coach and head back to Te Anau, or choose to continue on to Queenstown.
Get ready to sit back and relax with a truly unforgettable Milford Sound experience, book your ticket online today with us!
Meeting point: Real Journey Visitor Center, Lakefront drive, Te Anau
Free transfers are available for certain hotels, please enter your hotel name when booking.
One Free Lunch Per Person: Free International Buffet Lunch is available from 2 August to 24 December and should be booked before 31 August.
Picnic Lunch - Attractively presented in an individual box: includes freshly-made cold meat and salad sandwich, cheese & crackers, olives, nut snack, biscuit, small chocolate bar, piece of seasonal fruit and mineral water.
Japanese Obento Lunch - Attractively presented in a Japanese style lunch box containing: Salmon and avocado maki, cucumber sushi, ebi prawn, inari sushi, miso salmon, ponzu, kumara, teriyaki chicken, daikon & wakami salad, rice, furikake & miso soup. Fruit and Pure New Zealand Ice Cream.
Indian Lunch Box (Vegetarian) - A selection of Indian dishes: Spring rolls, Samosas, Onion Salad with Lettuce, Dal, Vegetable Curry, Rice, Poppadoms, Mango Pickle, Fruit Selection, Plain Yoghurt, Ice cream, Apple, Complimentary Tea and Coffee.
International Buffet Lunch - A selection of hot and cold dishes freshly prepared on board. Includes steamed South Island fish, Green Lip Mussels, Chicken dish, Southland Beef (or Venison Dish), Cardrona Merino Lamb, stir-fried noodle dish, steamed dumplings (or steamed buns), traditional Korean Kimchi, steamed seasonal greens, stir-fried seasonal greens, steamed rice, 2 seasonal salads, selection of sauces and condiments. With New Zealand local fresh fruit and Pure New Zealand Ice Cream.
Please note that the lunch options must be pre-ordered.
The vessel is wheelchair accessible however there are no disabled toilets onboard. The Milford Sovereign and Monarch vessels are used on this cruise, however, this is subject to change without notice.
Difference between Scenic and Nature Cruises:
The Scenic Cruises have multilingual commentary, the Nature Cruises have English-only commentary.
The Scenic Cruises are shorter (1 hour 40 minutes) than the Nature Cruises (2 hours – 2 hours 15 minutes).
The Scenic Cruises have a wide range of lunch options.
What to bring:
Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the tour.
Your tour operator's contact details are included on the tour voucher.