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Small-Group Milford Sound Day Trip and Cruise from Te Anau

Highlights
  • Small-group full-day tour to Milford Sound, from Te Anau
  • Travel by comfortable mini-coach with an informative guide who points out notable sights throughout your journey
  • Take a boat cruise through the fjords of Milford Sound for a stunning up-close experience of this magnificent locale
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Small-Group Milford Sound Day Trip and Cruise from Te Anau
From US$94.68
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Small-Group Milford Sound Day Trip and Cruise from Te Anau
US$94.68
Overview
Escape the crowds of Milford Sound as you cruise through the popular glacier-carved fjord on a full-day excursion, round-trip from Te Anau. The 1.5-hour Milford Sound morning boat trip glides past stunning sights like Mitre Peak, situated in the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. En route, stop for short walks at scenic spots like Mirror Lakes and the Chasm. Enjoy small-group transport by mini-coach, limited to 33 people, which ensures personalized attention from your guide. Includes lunch plus hotel pickup and drop-off.
What to Expect
After a convenient hotel pickup by mini-coach, depart Te Anau in the morning for the 2.5-hour drive to Milford Sound. Stop with your small group at Mirror Lakes for a photo break, and hear interesting narration about the regional flora and fauna from your guide en route to the World Heritage–listed Fiordland National Park.

On arrival, join other travelers for a 1.5-hour Milford Sound cruise before the crowds descend upon this Eighth Wonder of the World. Peer through the boat’s large viewing windows inside the cabin, or get fresh air on the spacious outdoor decks. Your skipper provides illuminating commentary while several naturalists on board point out marine life as you search the icy waters for penguins, bottlenose dolphins and New Zealand fur seals.

Focus your eye on cascading waterfalls and the 5,550-foot-tall (1,692-meter) Mitre Peak before your return trip to Te Anau. You’ll have lunch and stop to explore several scenic spots on foot, such as the Chasm nature trail, Lake Gunn and the stunning Eglinton Valley, before drop-off at your hotel.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
The real deal

We booked with Jucy after reading all the TA reviews and were not at all disappointed. Simon, our driver was a wealth of knowledge and we loved all of the photo and information stops along the way. Leaving from Te Anau (rather than Queenstown which...More

Thank ozvpm_andy
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Andy, Thanks for taking our JUCY Zest Coach & Cruise day tour from Te Anau, and for leaving us your awesome feedback! Simon always lives up to his amazing reputation and never fails to disappoint with his incredible local knowledge and willingness to share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic Day trip with Mr Juicy

Picked up on time.. Bus driver was great and very knowledgable.. Stopped at places other tour buses didn't go too and also made sure we were at places before or after crowds

Thank Toni S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
If You're Going to Milford Sound, This is Definitely the Way to Go!

Like others who have posted, we were pleased with the tour we booked with Juicy which included modern and comfortable coach pick-up/drop-off at our hotel in Te Anu. We too were driven by "Simon" who was engaging while sharing his wealth of knowledge about the...More

1  Thank a m
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi A M, Thanks for choosing JUCY for your Milford Sound tour, and for sharing this awesome feedback with us :-) Simon is a local hero and brimming with (genuine!) knowledge so you can confidently share your new Fiordland facts with your friends at home!...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile
Great choice

We were super stoked with the tour we booked with juicy for the promo price just over $100 each. We were picked up at our accomodation right on time an hopped on the bus with the half dozen or so other travelers. Our driver Simon...More

1  Thank Andrew W
jucylucy_11, Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi Andrew, Thank you for you review. It makes us so happy to hear our customers not only enjoyed Milford Sound, but loved our drivers, coach and boat as well. I will pass this onto Simon for sure. Sorry to hear you did not like...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile
Awesome Awesome Trip on 29th March

We are on holiday from Australia but also have a holiday home in Taupo on the North Island. Wow how beautiful and different is the South Island from the North. We booked an awesome Bus Trip, Cruise and Lunch from Te Anau to Milford Sounds...More

Thank Tania K
jucylucy_11, Guest Relations Manager at JUCY Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hi Tania, Wow thank you so much for fantastic review!! We really are so proud of Simon and our fantastic JUCY crew, so we're unbelievably thrilled you had such a fantastic day with them! Sounds like you hit the weather sweet spot too - a...More

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