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Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience

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Join this tour for an uncrowded boutique small boat cruise on Milford Sound. The only cruise company at Milford Sound to limit passenger numbers on-board, they offer comfortable luxury lounge style seating and superb customer service, an unforgettable experience is guaranteed. The smaller boats will get you up close and personal with the local wildlife like seals, dolphins and penguins in their marine habitat.
Highlights
  • Escape the crowds on this smaller boat that prioritizes guest space
  • See native New Zealand wildlife from viewing windows and open decks
  • Luxury lounge with ocean-facing sofas and snacks
  • Listen to live narration from the skipper
  • Multiple departures daily for flexible scheduling
What to Expect
Make your way to the visitor terminal in Milford Sound at least 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time to check in for your cruise. Board a spacious boat that only books to half capacity to allow for the best experience. Climb to an upper cabin with water-facing sofas, and help yourself to coffee, tea, and biscuits, while listening to live commentary from the skipper. Smaller than some cruise boats, the maneuverable vessel can get you even closer to the wildlife you may spot along the way, from New Zealand fur seals to the rare Fiordland crested penguin. Cruise all the way to the end of Milford Sound, where the fiord opens up onto the Tasman Sea, with expansive views throughout your time on the water. This cruise concludes at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cruise Milford, 1 Milford Sound Hwy, Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
Duration
1h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Complimentary coffee, tea and biscuits on-board all sailings
Exclusions
  • No food sold on-board the cruise
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please feel free to bring your own food on-board the cruise.
  • Please note proof of age for children is required upon check-in at Milford Sound
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • From November to March we recommend to plan an extra 40min to find a car park
  • For any extra information regarding the drive, transport or the cruise please contact us via phone or email
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 75 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Skip the big operators, Cruise Milford is a family owned and run business. Excellent communication, service. Smaller boat - we took the 2:30PM cruise, had 8 people on board, 3 crew members. Excellent experience - knew their stuff, intimate experience. Drive yourself to Milford
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Enjoyed this cruise as part of our Fiordland Extraordinaire Tour. This is a smaller boat with viewing on two decks - 360 on the upper deck with the lower having an enclosed window section, and open bow and stern areas. There is complimantary tea and coffee, which was great to
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Travel with the family and this trip was great, value for money. The views were amazing and the commentary informative. Traveling with kids this cruise had plenty of space both inside and the covered rear viewing deck. Must admit we had perfect weather and a dead calm sea.
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Cruise was good. Nice to get up close to waterfalls so you look like you’ve stepped into the shower with your clothes on and to see the seals. Sadly no dolphins. Guide was most informative when necessary and when there is something of interest to talk to you about. Hot
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Cruise was great. It wasn’t clear where to go once we parked the car (no signs with directions to where the terminal was), and the council now charge $10 per hour for parking, but the experience itself was breathtaking. I would upgrade the sound system on the boat, as it was
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