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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise Including optional lunch

Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise Including optional lunch

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Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take a Milford Sound cruise while visiting UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. Departing from Milford Wharf, this boat cruises past Mitre Peak and waterfalls cascading down steep-walled mountains that rise straight up from the water. See Bowen Falls, Stirling Falls and Seal Point while searching the deep fiord for marine life including bottlenose dolphins and New Zealand fur seals.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.37
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$57.37
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Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience

Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience

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Escape the crowds on a Milford Sound cruise aboard a spacious boat with a limited number of passengers. Get up-close views of New Zealand fur seals, dolphins and Fiordland-crested penguins from the luxury lounge in the upper cabin, where you can enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and biscuits as you listen to the skipper’s narration. This boutique vessel provides a superior experience with unforgettable memories of highlights like Mitre Peak.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.90
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Milford Sound Nature Cruise

Milford Sound Nature Cruise

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See the Eighth Wonder of the World on a Milford Sound Nature cruise, led by a naturalist guide. Gliding past granite walls, glacier-fed waterfalls and stunning Mitre Peak aboard a smaller-sized vessel than most Milford Sound cruises, you’ll have great photo ops of this famous South Island attraction situated within the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. Stay on the water for up to 2 hours, and be on the lookout for Fiordland crested penguins and bottlenose dolphins.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.37
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$57.37
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Milford Sound Scenic Cruise

Milford Sound Scenic Cruise

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The UNESCO-listed Milford Sound is the postcard icon of New Zealand’s South Island—a dramatic fjord, ringed by jagged cliffs and cascading waterfalls. This cruise checks off all the highlights, affording spectacular views of Bowen Falls, Sinbad Gully, and Mount Pembroke; passing the mighty Mitre Peak; and gliding out along the Tasman Sea coast.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.63
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour

Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour

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Enjoy uninterrupted views of glacier-carved cliffs on a Milford Sound cruise aboard the Maiden of Milford, a 3-deck vessel. This sightseeing cruise through one of the South Island’s most stunning natural wonders takes you past vivid waterfalls to frolicking dolphins and New Zealand fur seals. Meet at the pier or opt for a round-trip coach tour of UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park from Queenstown, and stop for photographs and some short nature walks en route to Milford Sound.
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  • 2 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.90
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Milford Sound Cruise Including Underwater Observatory and Lunch

Milford Sound Cruise Including Underwater Observatory and Lunch

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Discover the natural beauty and wildlife of the Milford Sound on a cruise that includes admission to the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory. Choose from several options for your cruise, depending on the amount of time you have available and the level of detail you desire. Get close to towering rock walls and waterfalls, and see the aquatic world through the windows of the observatory. Lunch, as well as onboard coffee and tea are included with all cruise options.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.90
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise

Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise

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See Milford Sound by air and water, flying round-trip from Queenstown for a small-craft boat cruise through the famous fiord. Save time on this half-day tour as you soar over the World Heritage-listed landscape of Fiordland National Park. Landing at Milford Sound, trade your wings for watercraft and a sightseeing journey with experienced naturalists. Learn about the wildlife and geology of the scenic waterways at one of New Zealand’s top natural wonders. Includes round-trip hotel transfers and a boxed lunch.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$326.07
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Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

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Receive a passport to some of New Zealand’s most dramatic scenery on this full-day excursion to Milford Sound. Part of the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park, the region features a glacier-carved fjord, soaring mountains, and tumbling waterfalls. Explore via glass-topped bus, go for a cruise along the sound’s waters, stroll the Mirror Lakes Walk, enjoy lunch along the way, and much more.
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.99
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Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise from Te Anau with Picnic Lunch

Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise from Te Anau with Picnic Lunch

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Get a comprehensive tour of Milford Sound with this combination coach and boat cruise. Book ahead to ensure you see the area’s highlights; first traveling along Milford Sound Road in a glassed-in coach for panoramic views, stopping for photo ops and short walks. Then transfer to a boat for a scenic cruise on the Tasman Sea, during which you will dig in to a buffet lunch with unlimited coffee and tea.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.94
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Premium Milford Sound Cruise

Premium Milford Sound Cruise

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Cruise the spectacular waters of Milford Sound, passing colonies of fur seals, tumbling waterfalls, and soaring cliffs. You’ll explore on a boat whose viewing decks and glassed-in cabins are ideal for sightseeing in any weather, traveling all the way from Mitre Peak to the Tasman Sea. Make your own way to Milford Sound, or opt for round-trip transport from Queenstown by glass-roofed coach, with sightseeing, short hikes, and narration along the way.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.90
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Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

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Enjoy uninterrupted views of the mountain scenery on the way to Milford Sound in a glass-roofed coach. Your driver will provide commentary along the way, to keep you informed. At Milford Sound, embark on a cruise on the water, all the way out to the Tasman Sea. Interesting commentary is available in several languages. Relax and take in the views as you enjoy a buffet lunch on board.
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Te Anau

Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Te Anau

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Premium small group tour including boutique Milford Sound cruise onboard TripAdvisors No.1 rated cruise operator, Cruise Milford, and picnic lunch from Te Anau. There is no better way to see this famous attraction. Highlights: • Milford Sound Cruise with Cruise Milford • Fiordland National Park • Lake Te Anau, Eglinton Valley, Mirror Lakes, Hollyford River, Homer Tunnel and Mitre Peak • Wildlife Spotting While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. Our tours are led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$152.13
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Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

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Travel from Queenstown to the much-loved UNESCO-listed Milford Sound. Your guide will ensure you make the most of your trip with commentary along the way—pointing out scenic viewpoints and areas where Lord of the Rings was filmed. Once you reach Milford Sound, you won’t have to worry about waiting in visitor lines as entrance tickets are included. Enjoy a Milford Sound Discovery Cruise where you’ll see stunning views of waterfalls and Mitre Peak. You’ll also have free time to explore the waterfalls of Lake Marian on foot.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour

Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour

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This Milford Sound cruise in UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park stops at the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory, accessible only by boat. Your morning cruise on a smaller boat travels outside of peak hours, offering prime viewing and more time on the water than other tours. Hear informative commentary from our passionate skippers on board, and enjoy a provided picnic lunch. Upgrade to include a kayak excursion and paddle Harrison Cove in a small-group limited to 8 people.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Scenic Flight Transfer to Queenstown from Milford Sound

Scenic Flight Transfer to Queenstown from Milford Sound

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Soak in panoramic views of New Zealand's South Island during your one-way flight to Queenstown from the Milford Sound. The scenic flight follows a route over Fiordland National Park, the Southern Alps, Lake Wakatipu, and Sutherland Falls, before landing at Queenstown airport, where a driver transfers you to your hotel.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Milford Track Guided Hiking Tour

Half-Day Milford Track Guided Hiking Tour

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Get up close to nature and explore one of the top spots on New Zealand's South Island on this half-day Milford Track guided walk. Take a boat ride across Milford Sound to Sandfly Point with your guide and admire soaring cliffs and cascading waterfalls. Hike along the banks of the Arthur River and Lake Ada, and enjoy panoramic views over the pristine countryside. Admire the mighty Giant's Gate Waterfall from the swing-bridge over the river and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.94
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Milford Sound to Queenstown Return Scenic Flight

Milford Sound to Queenstown Return Scenic Flight

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Get sweeping views of the South Island of New Zealand during a 40-minute scenic flight from Milford Sound to Queenstown. The one-way flight offers an aerial perspective on the Southern Alps, Lake Wakatipu, Sutherland Falls, and Milford Track. When your pilot gently lands at Queenstown airport, a driver transfers you to your hotel.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$265.07
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Mitre Peak Helicopter Scenic Flight from Milford Sound

Mitre Peak Helicopter Scenic Flight from Milford Sound

Depart Milford Airport and track west along Milford Sound, climb alongside Bowen Falls and Mitre Peak for some great views of the sound and its towering peaks before returning to our Milford base. Minimum of two passengers are required for this flight to go ahead.
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  • 15 to 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Milford Sound Grand Tour Helicopter Scenic Flight Departing from Milford Sound

Milford Sound Grand Tour Helicopter Scenic Flight Departing from Milford Sound

Combine all that Milford Sound is famous for into one flight! Explore Mitre Peak, the Sutherland Falls, and Tutuko Glacier. A minimum of two passengers are required for this flight to go ahead.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Outdoor Activities in Fiordland & Milford Sound

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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise Including optional lunch
"It was great. Breathtaking. We were very lucky because it was sunny and saw dolphins swimming with the cruise. The guide and the whole team was lovely too."..."
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Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience
"Staff were very friendly, plenty of room on the boat and nice to have the tea and coffee available. Gorgeous location."..."
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Milford Sound Nature Cruise
"Coming up close to the waterfall was incredible. People on the front of the boat got drenched. No seals at this time of year which we got told we would see but it is nature I guess."..."
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Milford Sound Scenic Cruise
"Beautiful scenery really enjoyed the cruise. And the waterfalls were amazing. Specially after it rained on return was just amazing to watch."..."
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour
"Informative bus driver and boat skipper. Small group. Amazing scenery. Boat stoped often at interesting places, crew were amazing. Cheese board and wine to top it off."..."
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Milford Sound Cruise Including Underwater Observatory and Lunch
"The whole experience was memorable. This tour was well planned, very educational and exciting. 100% would recommend! We cannot wait to visit again, especially when it has been raining more."..."
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise
"Getting to sit in copilot seat on flight back. Awesome experience. Seeing dolphins swimming alongside cruise boat was pretty cool as well."..."
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Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown
"Tour guide was excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed his commentary the whole trip. Lots of information and humour. Spectacular views. Smooth ride. Highly recommend"..."
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Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise from Te Anau with Picnic Lunch
"Good bus driver - very friendly and gave excellent commentaries at different viewing sights and important stops Good boat trip commentary Sightseeing opportunities were excellent"..."
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Premium Milford Sound Cruise
"The drive to the sounds was amazing...then the boat ride and the next level...the highlight of the trip. The commentary and sevice on the boat was exceptional. This is truly a bbeautiful place and a must do for ALL."..."
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Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with Picnic Lunch from Queenstown
"A very long day can be expected but definitely worth the time. Our driver and guide Gabe, was fantastic. We were lucky to have him and I suspect he is one of their best. He was funny, helpful and informative and also put all of his guests first. Many beautiful sites along the way. The cruise was full of wonderful views of waterfalls, waterfalls and waterfalls! The food served on the cruise was just "OK". Probably the only disappointment. All in all though, it was a great time and recommended. Thanks so much Gabe!"..."
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Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Te Anau
"The views and the spiritual experience of visiting an ancient landscape really came to life in this day tour. We loved chatting with Mark and asking questions. We were buzzing about the day the entire following week, absolutely worth every cent!"..."
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Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Queenstown
"The company was eager to respond enquiries quickly and the tour guide, Kreig, was very friendly and knowledgeable. We had great time with this trip."..."
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
"A cool trip, informative and exciting... we would do it again! Southern discovery’s did. a great Job!"..."

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