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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from QueenstownDay Cruises

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

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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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Milford Sound BBQ Experience Full Day from QueenstownDay Trips

Milford Sound BBQ Experience Full Day from Queenstown

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Arguably the most scenic destination in New Zealand, the 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’ll also see The Remarkables mountain range, Lake Wakatipu — New Zealand's longest lake, and Lake Te Anau — the South Island’s the largest lake. Includes a delicious barbecue lunch and stops for sightseeing throughout the day.
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  • 13 hours
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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from QueenstownAir Tours

Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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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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Dinner at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from QueenstownDining Experiences

Dinner at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from Queenstown

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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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Doubtful Sound Cruise from Manapouri or Te AnauDay Cruises

Doubtful Sound Cruise from Manapouri or Te Anau

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Cruise Lake Manapouri and Doubtful Sound on a full-day scenic trip through Fiordland National Park that includes a spectacular coach trip across Wilmot Pass. Watch for dolphins, seals, and penguins as you travel the length of Doubtful Sound, with an indoor cabin and outdoor viewing deck to ensure a comfortable trip in any weather. This full-day Doubtful Sound trip includes hot drinks on board the boat, as well as pickup and drop-off at Lake Manapouri.
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Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip from Auckland with Optional Guided WalkDay Cruises

Tiritiri Matangi Island Day Trip from Auckland with Optional Guided Walk

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Secure a limited ticket to Tiritiri Matangi island, a protected sanctuary for rare and endangered bird species of New Zealand. A 75-minute ferry ride across the Hauraki Gulf brings you to the island preserve, where you have the day to stroll the trails and enjoy the coastline after a ranger orientation. Gain a deeper understanding of Tiritiri Matangi’s role in preserving birdlife with an optional 1.5-hour guided hike.
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  • 8 hours
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Bay of Islands Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the RockDay Cruises

Bay of Islands Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock

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Slip through the famous 'Hole in the Rock' in New Zealand’s Northland during this half-day Bay of Islands cruise by high-speed catamaran. Pass rocky outcrops, sandy beaches and an array of islands as you make your way out to the Cape Brett Lighthouse, and Motu Kokako Island. Keep an eye out for dolphins and other marine and birdlife.
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Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from QueenstownDay Trips

Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from Queenstown

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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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Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course DinnerDining Experiences

Auckland Harbour Sailboat Cruise Including Three Course Dinner

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Sail away on a harbor cruise in Auckland and enjoy a 3-course dinner during a memorable tour of Waitemata Harbour highlights, including the Sky Tower and Auckland Harbour Bridge. Set out aboard a sailing yacht from Viaduct Harbour, then enjoy service in the dining room while at anchor in Westhaven Marina. As evening falls, your expert captain shares informative facts about Auckland and its iconic sights.
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Milford Sound Small Group Tour Including Cruise & Lunch from QueenstownDay Cruises

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Milford Sound Small Group Tour Including Cruise & 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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Auckland Harbour Sightseeing CruiseDay Cruises

Auckland Harbour Sightseeing Cruise

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Glide past the Sky Tower, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Bean Rock Lighthouse and Devonport Naval Base on a cruise from Waitemata Harbour. Your tour includes morning or afternoon tea.
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature CruiseDay Cruises

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. You’ll 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
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Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour - Snorkel, Hike, Swim, Paddleboard, WildlifeDay Cruises

Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour - Snorkel, Hike, Swim, Paddleboard, Wildlife

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Let seafaring experts show you the best of New Zealand’s Bay of Islands by land and by water on this adventure cruise. With 144 different isles, it can be hard to know where to start, but your captain and crew know all the best spots to swim, snorkel, stand-up paddleboard, and spot marine life. Hop off at two hand-picked islands for a hike to panoramic lookout points and beachside tea with biscuits.
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Hole in the Rock Bay of Islands Sightseeing CruiseDay Cruises

Hole in the Rock Bay of Islands Sightseeing Cruise

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Meet your boat at the Maritime Building in Paihia or The Strand Wharf in Russell to start your 3-hour Bay of Islands cruise. Soaking up the varied landscape of some 144 islands, you'll make your way out to the remote Cape Brett Lighthouse and before visiting the famous Cape Brett Hole in the Rock at Motukokako Island. Listen as your experienced crew share local history and ecology via an informative commentary , keep your eyes peeled for marine and bird life as you cruise through and past many of the 144 islands that make up the Bay of IslandsDon't want the journey to end? Hop off in Russell or Paihia after your cruise for more exploring before using your complimentary Russell/Paihia ferry ticket to get back.
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Daily Scenic Maori Rock Carving Cruise TaupoDay Cruises

Daily Scenic Maori Rock Carving Cruise Taupo

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Cruise around the scenic bays of Lake Taupo and admire the Maori Rock Carvings during this boat tour. Aboard the boat, listen to informative commentary about the ecology, volcanology, and cultural history of the area. Admire the impressive views of the snowy mountain tops of the UNESCO-listed Tongariro National Park and Lake Taupo's picturesque shores. See the Maori Rock Carvings depicting the legends of the local Tuwharetoa tribe. Choose from morning departure (includes tea) or afternoon departure (includes a fishing demonstration).
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Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from WanakaAir Tours

Milford Sound Glacier Flight & Cruise from Wanaka

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Experience the rugged beauty of remote Milford Sound from Wanaka, all in half-a-day. With a choice of morning or afternoon flight departures, fly over lush national parks, epic glaciers, and alpine lakes, before touching down in the Sound. Enjoy a scenic cruise, keeping an eye out for some of the local inhabitants including seals, penguins, and dolphins, before returning to Wanaka by plane.
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Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from QueenstownDay Cruises

Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Queenstown

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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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Milford Sound Nature Cruise from QueenstownDay Cruises

Milford Sound Nature Cruise from Queenstown

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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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Lunch at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from QueenstownDay Cruises

Lunch at Walter Peak High Country Farm and Cruise from Queenstown

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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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Rangitoto Island Tour from AucklandDay Cruises

Rangitoto Island Tour from Auckland

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Explore the volcanic terrain of Rangitoto Island aboard a 4WD tractor-pulled tram on this half-day guided tour. Depart Auckland for Rangitoto on a ferry ride across the Hauraki Gulf, and be rewarded with 360-degree views of the water and city skyline after a short walk to the island’s summit. During your off-road adventure, hear commentary about the island’s history, geology and rich plant life, including the largest preserved pohutukawa forest in the world.
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America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata HarbourSailing Trips

America's Cup Sailing on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour

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Join an America’s Cup sailing experience aboard an authentic racing yacht on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Feel the exhilaration of yachting as you take the helm and participate with the professional crew, or just sit back and soak up the harbor views. No experience necessary.
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Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat CruiseDay Cruises

Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise

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Visit the remote communities of Queen Charlotte Sound aboard a working mail boat. This scenic 4-hour boat cruise departs Picton in the afternoon and makes New Zealand Post rural delivery service along different routes each day of the week. Experience the lifestyle of the Marlborough Sounds firsthand as the boat captain shares regional history and stories of these isolated hamlets. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee on board and disembark for a 15-minute stop at Ship Cove (1st Oct to 30th April).
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Doubtful Sound Wilderness Day Cruise from ManapouriDay Cruises

Doubtful Sound Wilderness Day Cruise from Manapouri

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Explore Fiordland National Park's Doubtful Sound on this full-day cruise from Manapouri. Aboard a luxury catamaran, take in the scenery and keep an eye out for fur seals, bottlenose dolphins, and crested and little blue penguins while listening to commentary from your naturalist guide.
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Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with International Buffet LunchDay Trips

Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with International Buffet Lunch

Journey in comfort on one of our brand new, glass-roof coaches and take in incredible, panoramic views on the road to Milford Sound. The overland journey is a spectacular showcase of sheer mountains and towering cliffs, rugged valleys and the native rain forest surrounded by spectacular waterfalls and glacial lakes. Experienced local drivers provide engaging and informative commentary, and show you the best short walks and photo stops along the Milford Road. On arrival in Milford Sound cruise in comfort and style on our Milford Sound Scenic Cruise while you enjoy some of New Zealand's most iconic and beautiful scenery. Cruise the length of the fiord and out to the Tasman Sea, stopping at waterfalls and points of interest along the way. Informative commentary is available in Japanese, Korean and Mandarin. Enjoy a freshly prepared International Buffet Lunch with FREE tea and coffee. Complimentary accommodation pick up and drop off in Queenstown.
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