4.5 star rating: Recommended 85 Reviews

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  • Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Duration:  12 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Really great tour - our driver- Jamie was outstanding, and made the whole experience even better . Highly recommended .

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Great trip will do again when I return. Driver bus and cruise first class. Loved the stops and walks on the way to Milford Sound. Spectacular scenery does not begin to describe the magic of this wonderful wilderness. Area.The wet weather did not dampen my experience and Mother Nature turned on a spectacular display of magnificent waterfalls at every turn.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Very nice day! Good driver/guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Bus driver outstanding Brien I think
Deserves a commendation

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2015

This was one of the highlights of our trip. Enjoyed the comfortable coach and excellent commentary from our guide. Lost our breath repeatedly with all the beautiful scenery!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2015

Great tour with a very humorous driver/guide. It was raining on the day that we went for the tour but that proved to be fantastic. We were surrounded with hundreds of waterfalls cascading down the hills as we drove into the ranges. The boat trip was very good and memorable. Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2015

great trip. One of the best Ive taken. The guide, Brian, was spectacular. The scenery was gorgeous and it was worth every penny. Id recommend this to everyone who goes to Queenstown.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Fantastic! And such beauty! Even though this was a long day, it was so scenic and amazing I didn't mind the long drive at all. Our driver was very friendly and ensured we were informed of all the highlights along the way. Very happy I took this tour.

Mary - Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Excellent! Good combination of bus, catamaran and trecking.
Places visted are amazing!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Milford Sound is a must-see on the South Island. This tour is long (takes at least five hours to get to the Sound) but with stops on the way, the ride is beautiful and relaxing. The tour guide Brian was informative and had a great knowledge of the area - if only he didn't talk so much! :D The cruise itself is great, however, do not get the buffet lunch as we didn't think it was worth it. You are better off bringing your own, or buying a sandwich, crisps and a drink on the boat. Also, highly recommended to upgrade to a scenic flight back to Queenstown. This is organised by the tour guide on the way to Milford and worth every penny if only to shave 4 hours off the bus ride back. :)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

What an experience! Even with terrible, rainy weather this was so worth it. A sight to see, don't miss out!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Well worth doing this trip. The river cruise was the highlight.
The bus driver needs peoples skills though.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Awesome, Awesome, Awesome - don't bother with the lunch though. not good at all or worth the money. I should have brought some sandwiches along with me.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

Superb!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

The bus ride was long, but was quite interesting and included several stops along the way! Milford Sound is and was amazing, so well worth the trip. The boat trip was also fun and made for an enjoyable day. I did not take the buffet option and I am not sure if it was worth it to be honest. Personally, either buy a sandwich onboard or bring your own. I did not fly back to Queenstown, however the option was there... however I found the cost's were very high! I found out you can take a helicopter tour from Queens town and land on a glacier for just over $200 NZD compared with the $550 or so that was suggested. So best to do your home work ! All in all it was a good day out!

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