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TSS Earnslaw & BBQ Buffet Lunch

TSS Earnslaw & BBQ Buffet Lunch

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196
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$93.60
From
$93.60
Depart Queenstown aboard the TSS ‘Earnslaw’ for a cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Travel round-trip by vintage steamship and dig into a gourmet barbecue lunch at the Colonel’s Homestead. Enjoy chef-prepared Central Otago specialties accompanied by salads, desserts, and local cheeses. Don’t miss the sheep shearing demonstration or showmanship by the farm’s sheepdogs.
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* A traveler said: "Great old historical boat. Great food at great location at Walter Peak. Farm dogs where amazing I would recommend doing the tyy try trip"


Lake Wakatipu Scenic Catamaran Cruise from Queenstown

Lake Wakatipu Scenic Catamaran Cruise from Queenstown

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95
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$28.30
From
$28.30
Enjoy unobstructed views of the Remarkables and the Southern Alps during a catamaran cruise on Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown. Cruise accross the lake, stopping at Bob’s Cove to soak up the views from New Zealand's longest lake. Listen to the captain’s entertaining commentary about the natural landmarks and wildlife as you relax indoors or on the outdoor decks. You have a selection of morning and afternoon cruises to choose from.
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* A traveler said: "Cool cruise on Wakatipu with great commentary and awesome scenery. Local history and other activities described well during cruise."


Million Dollar Cruise in Queenstown

Million Dollar Cruise in Queenstown

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1024
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.55
From
$35.55
Explore Lake Wakatipu by boat on a 1.5-hour cruise from Queenstown. As you travel to the end of the lake, you can see stunning lakeside homes, a variety of bird life, Kawarau Dam, and the magnificent scenery that surrounds Queenstown. Get unobstructed views from the sundeck or stay warm in the heated cabin, and have the option to purchase drinks from the onboard bar.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent cruise, highly recommend!! The captain was warm and friendly and very knowledgeable. Loved his commentary. Thanks a million for a great experience! Taupo, NZ"


Dinner at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from Queenstown

Dinner at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from Queenstown

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134
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$108.11
From
$108.11
Board the TSS "Earnslaw," a vintage steamship, for an evening cruise on Queenstown’s scenic Lake Wakatipu. Arriving at Walter Peak High Country Farm, you’re treated to a sumptuous barbecue dinner at the Colonel’s Homestead. Sink your teeth into roasted meats and seafood, homemade desserts, and a New Zealand cheeseboard. After dinner, see farm demonstrations or purchase a drink and simply relax in the bar.
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* A traveler said: "We thoroughly enjoyed this experience. This was the perfect end to our honey moon. The cruise to the farm was gorgoues, the food was the best buffet we have eaten and the sheepdog show was cool too. Highly recommend. We felt our cup was so full after this trip"


Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from Queenstown

Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from Queenstown

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373
  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$129.88
From
$129.88
Upon reaching Milford Sound, board a luxurious catamaran. Peer through panoramic windows of a luxury coach while you travel through the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park with a guide, before a memorable sightseeing cruise by Mitre Peak and the magnificent cliff-side waterfalls of Milford Sound.
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* A traveler said: "We had an amazing experience at Milford sound and to top it off our coach driver Paulie was amazing, his commentaries were funny and insightful. His timing was impeccable making the long journey much more enjoyable. We would have no issue recommending great sights and paulie to any of our friends."


Milford Sound Experience Full Day from Queenstown

Milford Sound Experience Full Day from Queenstown

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723
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$181.40
From
$181.40
Arguably the most scenic destination in New Zealand, Milford Sound offers a sweeping landscape of jagged snow-capped mountains, shimmering fjords and lakes, towering waterfalls and emerald greenery. Travel with a small group by coach from Queenstown to Fiordland National Park to explore this lush wilderness, including a boat cruise on the Milford Sound. You also see The Remarkables mountain range, Lake Wakatipu—New Zealand's longest lake, and Lake Te Anau—the South Island’s the largest lake.
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* A traveler said: "An incredible day all round!! The tour guide Andy was especially a stand out. He was fun, knowledgeable, easy going and made the experience very memorable. It was obvious that he absolutely loves New Zealand/Queenstown and it was infectious."


TSS Earnslaw Steamship Cruise from Queenstown

TSS Earnslaw Steamship Cruise from Queenstown

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55
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$50.79
From
$50.79
Cruise Lake Wakatipu on a vintage Edwardian steamship with tickets for a cruise aboard TSS Earnslaw from Queenstown. Watch the stokers feed the TSS Earnslaw’s coal fires and enjoy views of the mountains. This scenic cruise departs from a central location in Queenstown, with multiple sailings throughout the day.
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* A traveler said: "Most enjoyable way to spend a couple of hour watching the spectacular scenery float by. The Earnslaw is truly worthwhile attraction to do, not only the views you get from the lake but also keep this wonderful piece of New Zealand history alive."


Milford Sound Cruise from Queenstown or Te Anau

Milford Sound Cruise from Queenstown or Te Anau

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62
  • 2 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$93.60
From
$93.60
Travel to the Tasman Sea on a Milford Sound cruise aboard the ‘Milford Mariner’, 'Milford Sinbad', or ‘Milford Wanderer.’ Pass by the world-renowned Mitre Peak and drift alongside rushing waterfalls as you search for wildlife including New Zealand fur seals, dolphins, and Fiordland-crested penguins. An onboard nature specialist provides expert commentary. Hotel pickup and drop-off are available from Milford Sound, Queenstown, and Te Anau by luxury coach.
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* A traveler said: "the whole day was brilliant. early start but well worth it. Our bus driver was really informative. The boat trip was the nest part, fantastic views,"


TSS Earnslaw & Walter Peak Farm Experience with Afternoon Tea

TSS Earnslaw & Walter Peak Farm Experience with Afternoon Tea

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161
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$68.93
From
$68.93
Cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm aboard the TSS ‘Earnslaw,’ a vintage steamship. Stroll the lakeside gardens and enjoy a traditional morning or afternoon tea and take a walking tour of the farm. You’ll watch sheepdogs in action and see sheep shearing demonstrations. Treat yourself to home-baked goods and alpine views of the Remarkables mountain range. Savor a delicious afternoon tea and an amble through lakeside gardens before heading back to Queenstown by boat.
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* A traveler said: "Our family loved our trip on the TSS Earnslaw. Our kids liked seeing how the boat worked and spending time on deck. The farm tour was a great experience for city kids and we all enjoyed our afternoon tea. Definitely recommend as a family activity."


Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour

Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour

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179
  • 2 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$71.83
From
$71.83
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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* A traveler said: "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."


Luxury Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise

Luxury Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise

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270
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$144.39
From
$144.39
Cruise Milford Sound and explore New Zealand’s Fiordland on a full-day trip from Queenstown by luxury coach. See some of the South Island’s most dramatic scenery through the glass roof of the coach, then cruise past towering waterfalls and seal colonies to the Tasman Sea, choosing between open decks and cabins that are comfortable in any weather. With pickup and drop-off at selected hotels in Queenstown, this Milford Sound trip is a spectacular day of scenery and wildlife in Fiordland National Park.
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* A traveler said: "Long day but a great one. Great commentary from our driver Gabe, with a lovely friendly manor and sense of humour. Cruise was marvellous, we got to see the waterfalls, seals and the entrance to the sound from the Tasmine. Wonderful day, we will do it again on another visit. Thankyou"


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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193
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$180.67
From
$180.67
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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* A traveler said: "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."


Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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388
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$334.15
From
$334.15
The glacial waters, soaring cliffs, and thundering waterfalls of Milford Sound are spectacular from all angles, and this half-day tour takes in all the highlights. Enjoy thrilling aerial views of the Fiordland National Park on a round-trip flight from Queenstown, and marvel at Mitre Peak, Bowen Falls, and Mount Pembroke on a scenic Milford Sound cruise. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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* A traveler said: "A fantastic memorable day. Friendly and informative staff. Alex our pilot was most accomodating helpful and patient with our family group of 9. We enjoyed our complete day and the beautiful sunshine and perfect weather was a bonus. Thank you air milford"


Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

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311
  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$129.88
From
$129.88
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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* A traveler said: "Tour guide was excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed his commentary the whole trip. Lots of information and humour. Spectacular views. Smooth ride. Highly recommend"


Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Queenstown

Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Queenstown

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108
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$158.90
From
$158.90
Join a Doubtful Sound cruise from Queenstown and discover this alpine gem nestled in the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. Traveling by coach, take a ferry across Lake Manapouri and cross over Wilmot Pass for your catamaran cruise. Admire the fiord’s vivid beauty as you search for dolphins, fur seals, and penguins amid a dramatic landscape of soaring granite peaks and crystal-clear waters. 
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* A traveler said: "A great experience - thoroughly enjoyed it. I have wanted to do this trip for a long time. It surpassed expectations."


Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown

Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown

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103
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$282.26
From
$282.26
Take a window seat for a scenic round-trip flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound, and see the splendor of Fiordland National Park from the air and sea. Board a cruise and pass dramatic waterfalls and Mitre Peak as you travel to the Tasman Sea. Then soar over the Southern Alps on your return.
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* A traveler said: "Beautiful clear day for our flight and cruise. Amazing to see the dolphins frolicking beside and behind the boat. Informative tour guide on both the flight and the cruise."


Half-Day Milford Sound Nature Cruise and Flight from Queenstown

Half-Day Milford Sound Nature Cruise and Flight from Queenstown

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113
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$334.15
From
$334.15
See the sheer cliffs of Milford Sound from the air and water on a half-day tour from Queenstown by sightseeing plane and catamaran. Fly over Fjordland National Park, part of a UNESCO-listed landscape, then touch down at Milford Sound for a cruise with drinks and lunch (for the midday departure) served on board. This tour is perfect for photography and wildlife watching, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Queenstown hotels is included.
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* A traveler said: "Memorable trip led by superb pilot Tom Watson. Stunning aerial views followed by a wonderful cruise on a boat small enough to approach the waterfalls. Highlight of our time on the South Island. Worth every penny."


Milford Sound Coach and Nature Cruise with Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

Milford Sound Coach and Nature Cruise with Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

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47
  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$144.39
From
$144.39
With waterfalls cascading down mighty cliffs and some of New Zealand’s most impressive natural scenery, Milford Sound is one the South Island’s must-see destinations—but its remote location makes it hard to reach alone. On this tour, spin through the New Zealand countryside in comfort from central Queenstown with your guide. Admire panoramic views from your glass-roof coach, and cruise the calm waters with a picnic lunch included.
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* A traveler said: "There may be cheaper options out there to go to milford sound but this was worth every extra dollar! The glass roof coach enabling you to see everything the drive into milford sound has to offer coupled with an amazing and knowledgable driver (our driver was greg) makes this milford sound experience a must do in Queenstown. A massive thankyou to Greg for going above and beyond and being a caring and friendly driver."


Electric Bike Rental in Queenstown

Electric Bike Rental in Queenstown

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65
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$61.68
From
$61.68
Pedal around town the easy way by renting an electric bike for the day. If you run out of energy on the hills, the bike’s motor will pick up the slack. Ride through town, around the lake, or up one of Queenstown’s famous hills for a fantastic view of the city and Lake Wakatipu. An ideal family activity as nobody can complain about tired legs.
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* A traveler said: "Fantastic experience and service. The bikes are great fun and the team very helpful, even lending a hand to locate a lost phone. Thanks!"


Milford Sound Tour and Scenic Cruise from Queenstown Including Lunch

Milford Sound Tour and Scenic Cruise from Queenstown Including Lunch

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22
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$129.88
From
$129.88
Admire the rugged beauty of Milford Sound from the water on this full-day luxury coach tour with cruise from Queenstown. Travel through the New Zealand countryside by air-conditioned coach as a guide sheds light on the region’s diverse flora and fauna. Pause on route for photo stops, and capture fine views over the peaks and forests. During your Milford Sound cruise, marvel at the mighty waterfalls crashing over the high cliffs, and watch the waves for dolphins, penguins and seals. A simple picnic lunch is provided on board.
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* A traveler said: "Amazing tour! Tour guide and driver David was awesome! Absolutely beautiful scenery and I also loved learning about the history of each place. See you next time!! :)"


Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown Including Scenic Flight

Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown Including Scenic Flight

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22
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$434.63
From
$434.63
Discover the best of the South Island on a land, sea, and sky tour from Queenstown to Milford Sound. Travel through the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park, including Mitre Peak, by coach. Then board a cruise through Milford Sound while enjoying a delicious buffet lunch. A scenic flight over the Southern Alps back to Queenstown completes this full-day tour offering a bird’s-eye view from the air that will take your breath away.
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* A traveler said: "Scene flight was AWESOME, highly recommended. The cruise itself was wonderful with lots of beautiful scenery."


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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19
  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$144.39
From
$144.39
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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* A traveler said: "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!"


Milford Sound Experience Full Day Tour from Queenstown with Scenic Flight

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Milford Sound Experience Full Day Tour from Queenstown with Scenic Flight

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18
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$427.81
$486.15
$58.34 savings
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$427.81
$486.15
$58.34 savings
Milford Sound is an unmissable destination in the South Island, and you can experience it at its best on this easy small-group tour from Queenstown. Traveling there in a luxury bus with panoramic scenic windows, you can focus on the views rather than have to drive. You’ll be served a picnic lunch during the two-hour cruise. Whatever the weather, Milford Sound is always beautiful. Return to Queenstown by air, saving time and maximizing the scenic views.
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Cruise Milford Small Group Day Tour from Queenstown

Cruise Milford Small Group Day Tour from Queenstown

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9
  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.67
From
$180.67
The limited passenger numbers on our modern Mercedes Sprinter Vans make for a much more personal experience. It also allows us to stop more often for photos and short walks than the big 50-seater coaches (up to 12 stops along the way). We connect with Milford Sound's only boutique small boat cruise. Passenger numbers on the cruise are limited to 50% of the boats capacity.
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