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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$57,14
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US$57,14
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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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US$57,14
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US$57,14
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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 cruise glides past snow-capped 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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$57,14
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US$57,14
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$288,59
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US$288,59
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$71,61
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US$71,61
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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 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 just over 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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US$57,14
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US$57,14
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Milford Sound Mariner Overnight Cruise

Milford Sound Mariner Overnight Cruise

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Board the ‘Milford Mariner’ for a Milford Sound overnight cruise along this pristine waterway, situated in New Zealand’s impressive Fiordland National Park. Cruise the entire length of the fiord before your captain anchors in Harrison Cove. Then, spend the night in a private single or twin-share en suite cabin, including a 3-course buffet dinner and breakfast. Listen to a nature guide on board and make use of provided kayaks to explore waterfalls and glacial-carved cliffs like Mitre Peak.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$333,43
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US$333,43
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Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise with Lunch

Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise with Lunch

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$115,00
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US$115,00
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Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience

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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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US$57,28
US$71,61
US$14,33 savings
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US$57,28
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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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US$71,61
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US$71,61
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$143,93
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US$143,93
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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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US$107,24
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US$107,24
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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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US$216,99
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US$216,99
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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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This small group, fully-guided day trip combines the amazing return journey to Milford Sound with a boutique Milford Sound Cruise aboard the No.1 Trip Advisor rated cruise company, Cruise Milford. 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. While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at 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, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$143,93
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US$143,93
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$230,68
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US$230,68
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$100,54
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US$100,54
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$256,04
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US$256,04
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$516,43
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US$516,43
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Private Milford Sound Day Trip

Private Milford Sound Day Trip

See the best of Milford Sound and surrounds through the eyes of a local Your day, your way Design an incredible day out in Milford Sound that includes all the best, must- see spots. Pick and choose from some of Milford’s most popular attractions to create a personalised itinerary. This is your day: spend it your way. Meet your local host Explore Milford Sound alongside your local host. All our team are gifted storytellers who will share stories of Milford’s vibrant history, flora, fauna, wildlife, Māori legends, and local culture. They’ll also make sure you don’t miss out on any must-do experiences.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1 081,31
per group
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US$1 081,31
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Milford Sound Cruise

Milford Sound Cruise

Head out on a 2-hour cruise in the pristine wilderness of the southern Fiordlands of Milford Sound. From thundering waterfalls, to mile-high mountains and lush green forests, take in the breath-taking views from the expansive deck. If the weather turns to a moody, ethereal grey and raining wonder-land, seek shelter inside, but don't miss a moment of the majesty through the perfectly positioned glass windows. This cruise will trace along the entire fiord and out to the Tasman Sea, before heading back down the other side. Get up close and personal with the glacial spray of the waterfalls, and keep your eyes peeled for the wildlife that call this magical place home. Please note: this service may operate on Real Journey's vessel the Milford Mariner, or it may operate on Go Orange's Milford Haven. Please contact our customer service team to find out more information. Paid Parking - $20 for 5 hour duration as set by Milford Sound Tourism LTD.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$49,91
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US$49,91
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Milford Sound Overnight Cruise Fiordland Jewel

Milford Sound Overnight Cruise Fiordland Jewel

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A luxury escape away from the crowds. Taking only 20 passengers a night, the Fiordland Jewel features nine climate-controlled cabins each with their own ensuite and sea views. Includes: overnight accommodation cabin for 2 people per cabin only (option in king twin or super king double cabin), two cruises of Milford Sound, a three-course evening meal, cooked and continental breakfast prepared by the on board chef, kayaking, tender boat explorations, use of top-deck hot tub (weather permitting). The friendly expert crew will share with you the incredible natural wilderness and local wildlife of this area. View the fascinating sea life beneath the surface when shown underwater film footage captured by the Fiordland Jewels' onboard Remote Operating Vehicle (ROV) following dinner. Luxury connections are available from Te Anau or Queenstown with exclusive charters available upon request. Operates from 14 October to 14 April.
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  • 17 hours
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US$650,23
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