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Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from Queenstown

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Discover one of the best things to do in South Island New Zealand as you embark on a full-day trip from Queenstown to Milford Sound. You'll travel through Fiordland on a luxury coach tour before continuing to explore via a renowned Milford Sound cruise, enjoying a buffet lunch on board. Join us for an unforgettable day in Fiordland National Park!
  • 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
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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Important Information
Departure Point
Athol Street, Athol St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick ups in most cases will be earlier. Please check with provider open til 8pm - Toll free within NZ 0800744487

If your pick up location is not on the supplied list please contact our reservations team 24 hours prior
Departure Time
7:20 AM
12h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 1-hour 45-minute sightseeing cruise on Milford Sound
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Glass-roofed coach with free WiFi
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Milford Sound
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 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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This was an excellent tour! Our tour guide, Tim, was very knowledgeable and passionate about the area, and happy to share. It is a long drive on winding roads, but Tim provided great commentary, and broke up the drive out there with multiple stops for...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank evanikki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it was a very good day out to the milford sound the driver was really entertaining and the ride on the boat was superb as the weather was outstanding

Thank WeiC759
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide, Johnny, was great. We enjoyed the tour and the sights along the way to Milford Sound. The ferry ride was excellent.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JonathanKiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our travel agent booked this and I sure wish we’d done a bit of research. The coach ride is LONG and tedious and full of impatient tourists. The scenery was beautiful but you could enjoy that way closer to Queenstown.

2  Thank K1216MTkatiew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Flew all the way to Queenstown simply to see Milford Sound. Tour operator cancelled about 12 hours prior, and gave me no assistance with receiving a refund or with scheduling an alternate activity for my one day in Queenstown. They simply stated that because I...More

2  Thank KJ2102
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