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Air Tours

Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Day Cruises

Milford Sound Nature Cruise from Queenstown

Milford Sound is one of the star attractions of New Zealand’s South Island, but its remote location makes it tricky to visit on a day tour. This full-day tour from Queenstown is ideal for those short on time, combining a thrilling drive along the famous Milford Road, a scenic cruise around the UNESCO-listed fjord, and the chance to spot seals, dolphins and penguins.
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  • 12 hours 45 minutes
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  • 12 hours 45 minutes
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Day Trips

Milford Sound Tour with Flight, Cruise and Jet Boat Adventure from Queenstown

Milford Sound is one of New Zealand’s most visited natural wonders and this full-day tour allows you to experience the UNESCO-listed landscapes from all angles. Soar over the mountains and lakes of the Fiordland National Park on a small-plane flight; enjoy a 2-hour cruise across Milford Sound; zip along the Dart River on a jet boat; and get close to nature on a forest hike.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

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

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. You'll board a 2-hour cruise past 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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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Day Trips

Milford Sound Day Trip and Cruise from Queenstown by Luxury Coach

Cruise Milford Sound and explore New Zealand’s Fiordland on a full-day trip from Queenstown by luxury coach. You’ll 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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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Queenstown

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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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
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Air Tours

Milford Sound Day Trip from Queenstown by Coach, Cruise and Flight

Experience the landscape of Milford Sound and Fjordland National Park on mountain roadways, a nature cruise, and a sightseeing flight from Milford Sound to Queenstown. Along the way, you’ll see some of the South Island's most remarkable scenery, such as Eglinton Valley, the Mirror Lakes, Stirling Falls, and Sutherland Falls, and Milford Sound is ideal for spotting wildlife. This combination tour includes transport by glass-roof coach, catamaran boat, and plane, as well as lunch, refreshments, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 to 13 hours
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  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Ziplines

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Queenstown Zipline Tour

Soar through the Queenstown forest on the world’s steepest tree-to-tree zipline, plunging 30 stories down from the Skyline Gondola summit on a 3-hour tour. Test yourself on a 1-hour tour with two ziplines that finish with a 21 metre drop. Tone down the adrenaline a notch on a 2-hour course, perfect for families with kids aged six and up. Expert guides supervise your launch from each aerial platform, so all you have to do is take in the panoramic views of Lake Wakatipu and the snow-capped Remarkables mountain range.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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Day Trips

Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings

Visit ‘The Lord of the Rings’ filming locations in Glenorchy, traveling by 4WD with an informative guide. Departing Queenstown for Middle-earth in the morning or afternoon, this half-day tour includes stunning countryside landscapes chosen by director Peter Jackson. See where famous scenes were filmed, such as the Fortress of Isengard, Lothlorien, Ithilien Camp and Forest of Amon Hen. Enjoy light refreshments and personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to six passengers per vehicle.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
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Day Trips

Milford Sound Nature Cruise from Queenstown, Te Anau or Milford Sound

Travel to the Tasman Sea on a 2-hour 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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  • 2 to 12 hours
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  • 2 to 12 hours
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Multi-day Tours

2 Day West Coast Glaciers and Tranz Alpine Train - Queenstown to Christchurch

This two-day trip from Queenstown to Christchurch packs a lot of experiences into a short time. Experience the scenic beauty of a New Zealand road trip without having to drive yourself, as you travel by comfortable coach and train. Enjoy a mix of free time and guided walks or other tours. You can choose activities to suit your own needs and interests. This trip is an easy and adventure-filled way of traveling between the two cities.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation

Nature & Wildlife

Queenstown Super Saver: Doubtful Sound Cruise plus Walter Peak High Country Farm Tour

Cruise around two of the South Island’s most scenic waterways with this Queenstown Super Saver that takes place over two days. First, cross Lake Manapouri and Wilmot Pass to Doubtful Sound for a catamaran cruise; search for wildlife in the pristine wilderness flanked by forested peaks and waterfalls. The next day, board a vintage steamship for a ride across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Enjoy New Zealand hospitality with morning or afternoon tea and get an up-close look at rural life.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation

Nature & Wildlife

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Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise

This Doubtful Sound overnight cruise takes you over Manapouri Lake to this South Island gem in the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. Board the ‘Fiordland Navigator,’ a 3-mast motorized boat designed on a traditional scow, and cruise past soaring granite peaks in New Zealand’s second-largest fiord. Learn from an onboard nature guide about wildlife such as fur seals, penguins, and bottlenose dolphins. Then spend the night in a comfortable cabin, including a 3-course buffet dinner and breakfast. Join the cruise in Manapouri or include coach transfers from Te Anau or Queenstown.
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  • 2 days
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  • 2 days

Air Tours

Milford Sound & Glaciers Fly Cruise and Fly Experience

Take in the vast scale of Milford Sound from the air and water with a half-day trip that includes round-trip flights and a catamaran cruise. You’ll board a small plane that accommodates up to 7 passengers, lift off above the ridges and lakes of Fjordland National Park, then cruise Milford Sound all the way to the Tasman Sea. Watch for fur seals and penguins, and pass through the mists of Stirling Falls before meeting the pilot for the return trip to Queenstown.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Mt Cook Small Group Adventure Tour from Queenstown or Cromwell

Take a break from the hectic Queenstown streets with this trip into the mighty Southern Alps. Spend the day at Mount Cook Village, nestled in the shadow of Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand’s tallest mountain. Enjoy free reign to set your own schedule, whether it’s hiking around the Alps, speeding around in jet boats or learning more about the mountains at Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Center.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Jet Boats & Speed Boats

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Dart River Jet Boat Ride and Wilderness Jet from Queenstown

A jet-boat ride, a guided nature walk and a backcountry off-road tour are the highlights of this Dart River wilderness safari from Glenorchy. During this full-day tour with a naturalist guide, venture into Glenorchy, gateway to the World Heritage–listed Mt Aspiring National Park. Surrounded by awe-inspiring peaks and hidden valleys, you’ll twist and turn down the glacier-fed Dart River. Finish with a leisurely walk through an ancient forest to learn about the wildlife and the area’s original Maori inhabitants.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown

Take your Queenstown visit to new ‘heights’ of adventure thanks to this 50-minute helicopter flight complete with a glacier landing. Soar above the spectacular scenery of Mt. Aspiring National Park, gliding above turquoise ice formations, hidden alpine lakes and towering mountains before landing on top of a glacier for photos.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Adrenaline & Extreme

Skydive Queenstown

Skydive Queenstown — New Zealand’s outdoor adventure capital — and jump from 9,000, 12,000 or 15,000 feet. After a safety briefing, board a small plane and tandem skydive with an experienced guide. Free-falling for a minute at terminal velocity, you’ll reach speeds of up to 124 mph (200 kph), then relax as you soak up views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountain range. Includes transport from Queenstown to the drop zone, about a 20-minute drive away.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Lake Wakatipu Cruise and Mt Nicholas High Country Farm Tour

Take a Queenstown catamaran cruise across Lake Wakatipu to the Mt. Nicholas High Country Station, then tour the hills in a 4WD vehicle with your guide. You’ll hear interesting narration from the captain en route to the merino sheep farm on Lake Wakatipu’s western shore. Take brief walks for a bird's-eye view of the region, including the Remarkables mountains, and enjoy morning or afternoon tea before returning to Queenstown by boat.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Day Cruises

Milford Sound Discovery Small Group Tour & Cruise from Queenstown or Te Anau

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
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  • 13 hours
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Air Tours

Milford Sound Day Trip by Land, Sea and Air from Queenstown with Nature Cruise

See Milford Sound from aboard a coach, a nature cruise, and an aircraft on this full-day tour from Queenstown. Take in the stunning scenery from three different modes of transport and listen to informative commentary from your guide. Buffet lunch and round-trip hotel transportation from Queenstown included.
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  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 8 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Helicopter Tours

Half-Day Milford Sound Helicopter Tour from Queenstown

Truly the best way to see Milford Sound is by helicopter. Soaring high above the cruise boats, you’ll fly the length of the stunning fiord all the way to the Tasman Sea. This 2.5-hour aerial adventure from Queenstown takes you into the heart of Fiordland National Park. Your professional pilot hovers above iconic Mitre Peak and makes a landing on a coastal beach and atop Mt Tutoko glacier.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown including Helicopter Flight

A Milford Sound cruise, scenic drive, and return helicopter ride complete this extraordinary day trip from Queenstown. See the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park by land, sea, and air, starting with vivid landscapes viewed through your glass-roof luxury coach along Milford Road. The cruise covers the entire length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea, while the helicopter flight takes you over Mt Tutoko and Lake Wakatipu, with a brief landing on Donne Glacier (weather permitting).
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

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Milford Sound BBQ Experience Full Day from Queenstown Incl. Scenic Flight

Milford Sound is arguably the most scenic destination in New Zealand, and a must-see for any traveler. Whether seen in sunshine or rain, the incredible views are guaranteed to leave you awe-struck. This is a small group tour for travelers seeking an all-inclusive, uniquely-kiwi, personalized trip to Milford Sound. Travel in unparalleled style and comfort in a fully air-conditioned luxury Mercedes van fully equipped with WIFI, large panoramic windows and leather reclining seats so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery. On the journey to Milford Sound, explore the quaint lakeside town of Te Anau and stop to enjoy the amazing array of scenery and photo opportunities Fiordland has to offer. Enjoy a gourmet Kiwi-style BBQ lunch on our small uncrowded cruise while taking in the incredible beauty that Fiordland and Milford Sound have to offer! After your cruise, board a once in a lifetime scenic flight back to Queenstown.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 13 hours
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