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Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown

From US$160.02
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  • Get more value for your money by combining a coach tour and a cruise
  • Travel light, as buffet lunch and breakfast stop (for purchase) included
  • Live commentary on board bus and boat gives you in-depth information
  • Glass-roofed coach provides panoramic views
  • Convenient door-to-door hotel transportation from Queensland
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Mildford Sounds and Fiordland National Park full-day tour. Departing Queenstown. Includes Mildford Sound sightseeing cruise and buffet lunch of international dishes.
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Overview
Combine a luxury coach tour through Fiordland National Park and a catamaran cruise on Milford Sound on this full-day tour from Queensland. Leave the logistics to your guide and simply focus on taking in the views through the UNESCO-listed national park and the cruise past Mitre Peak. All of your needs are taken care of, with a buffet lunch and door-to-door hotel transportation provided.
What to Expect
Simply roll out of bed for early morning pickup at your Queenstown hotel. With the navigation, driving, and logistics handled, snooze or gaze at the Remarkables or the shore of Lake Wakatipu. Make a brief stop at Te Anau to purchase optional morning tea and breakfast.
Disembark at UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park, home to the photo-worthy Mirror Lakes. Continue through Hollyford Valley, Homer Tunnel, and Cleddau Valley with its scenic river.
At Milford Sound, transfer to the catamaran and find a seat on the deck or in the cabin.
Cruise past Mitre Peak while listening to live commentary from your guide about the sound’s formation. Look for fur seals, penguins, pods of dolphins, and bird life, and learn about these animals’ biology and behavior from your guide. Enjoy a buffet lunch on the boat.
Relax and enjoy the bus ride on the way back to your departure point.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got the coach and Adrain the driver (GreatSights)was great, very informative and kept everyone entertained. Very professional, even when some idiot on the road was being stupid, kept his cool drove very safely. I would thoroughly reccommend this day trip.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank R3799BIphillipl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a bit skeptical to use a tour service and finally made up our mind as its a long drive from Queenstown to Milford sound. The trip starts from Queenstown around 7 AM (Frankton bus terminal) and our driver Adrian was awesome. He is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank syrilster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

generally, it was ok - I liked our guide and driver Hamish who was knowledgeable and helpful. I enjoyed the various stops and sights but it is a large tour bus full of people. We were a bit disappointed though when the boat ride end...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Joyce L
GreatSightsNZ, Customer Service Representative at GreatSights, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Joyce L Thank you for your kind feedback for our driver Hamish and will make sure we will pass it on to him. The cruise in Milford Sound is operated on one of the newest and largest vessels in Milford Sound. We aim...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really informative guide who was an excellent driver too. Even though it rained it was spectaculat

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carol S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We boarded the tour in Te Anau, which cut bus travel times by around 4 hours from Queenstown. Whilst the roads were clear in March, I can imagine it being much more difficult at other times of the year, having someone else in the drivers...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Hi there, just want to know if it is extremely busy in December. I don't like crowds.
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I got picked up in front of the hotel. I stayed pretty central so it was no problem. Usually when you book they want to know where you are staying and then a day or 2 before departure, they request a phone call to reconfirm... More
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