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Join the BBQ Bus for a unique interactive small group experience to Milford Sound that includes a delicious Kiwi-style BBQ lunch, your Milford Sound boat cruise, and our enthusiastic and engaging driver guide. Our small modern coaches allows access to a wide range of areas for photo opportunities. Summer (November – April) BBQ lunch and scenic cruise included Depart every day (except 25 December, Christmas day). Queenstown 7:20am - 9pm Te Anau 10:30am - 6:30pm Winter (May - October) BBQ lunch on the scenic cruise boat Departing on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays Queenstown 6:50am - 7:30pm Te Anau 9:45am - 5pm Pick up and drop offs from most accommodation outlets in Queenstown available. Te Anau pick up and drop off - 'Kiwi Country' on Miro Street. Sit back and relax in our comfortable, modern coach and take in the experience. The beauty of this trip to Milford Sound is that around every corner is another example of New Zealand's breathtaking natural beauty. With our smaller coaches, we are able to access a wide range of areas for photo opportunities, as well as stop in our uniqie secluded locations within the National Park for our delicious BBQ Lunch. While we prepare your tasty lunch, take a short walk and breathe in the fresh alpine air or simply relax and unwind amidst Fiordland National Parks world famous setting. In Milford Sound we link up with a spectacular scenic cruise operated by Cruise Milford, where the wonders of the area will unfold. This cruise showcases not only the unforgettable scenery of Milford Sound, but also provides an opportunity to see some of the areas most fascinating and beautiful wildlife including dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, Fiordland Crested penguins, and even Whales. The smaller boat and off-peak sail time provides a less crowded, more enjoyable cruise for everyone. Between May and October the BBQ lunch is served on the boat, where people can get out of the cold weather and stay warm and dry. If you are looking for an all inclusive, true Kiwi experience of Milford Sound - You can't go wrong with the Milford Sound BBQ Bus!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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We were picked up at sparrows fart for this tour and although it was a long day, it was definitely worth it. Our Driver Rob was both informative and entertaining. He also cooked up a mean BBQ lunch for everyone too. They were plenty of...More

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This is a 5-hour ride both ways to and from Milford Sound. On time pick up from Frankton Rd, Queenstown. Highly entertaining driver and tour guide (who also prepared our lunch onboard the boat during the Milford Sound Cruise). The small bus makes for a...More

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Great time on the BBQ bus, the tour was excellent, the driver over the top. We went with 8 other people not a herd stuffed on some huge bus. The driver had great info and stories, and he engaged everyone on the bus. The driver...More

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nightstarmanchester
April 6, 2018|
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Response from AndyBBQBusNZ | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We have a few things to point out that may help you make a decision: - The Early Bird tour includes all of the same highlights of our later tour, but the BBQ lunch is served on board the boat... More
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nightstarmanchester
April 6, 2018|
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Response from MC8DC | Reviewed this property |
Go early, it’s a long day but worth it...enjoy :)
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uc828
January 19, 2018|
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Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
Hello! I believe you have already contacted us directly via email and we have amended your booking. Please meet the bus at the Millennium Hotel bus stop at 7:35am. Kind regards, Andrew Bell BBQ Bus Office Manager
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