Milford Sound Small Boat Cruise

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Highlights & inclusions

Limited passengers to maximise your experience
Get up close and personal with local wildlife
Only family owned & operated business at Milford Sound
View sheer cliffs, massive waterfalls & glaciers
5 Star customer service making your trip memorable
Experience Milford Sound the "local way" with local guides
or 4 payments of $34.27 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Fri, Jul 12, 2024

What you can expect

Experience Fiordland in all its spectacular glory on a Milford Sound Cruise taking you up close to the world’s highest cascading waterfalls. Known universally for its sheer forest-clad cliffs, tranquil still waters and abundant wildlife, Milford Sound is one of the top things to do in New Zealand.

Join this 1 hr 45 minute Milford Sound Cruise to embark on a boutique cruise with limited passenger numbers for maximum comfort. Glide under cascading waterfalls for the famous “Glacial Facial” and keep your eyes peeled for the local wildlife including New Zealand Fur Seals, Bottlenosed Dolphins and rare Fiordland Crested Penguins. Complimentary coffee and tea are provided along with entertaining commentary from your skipper and nature guide.

As one of the top things to do in New Zealand, you simply must add this to your bucket list. Book your Milford Sound Cruise tickets online here to witness the natural beauty for yourself.


What you need to know

  • 1 hour and 45 minute cruise (full length of Milford Sound)
  • Coffee, tea and biscuits
  • Great commentary from skipper and nature guide
  • Food (guests are more than welcome to bring snacks and drinks along with them)
  • Car parking fee ($20 for 5hrs)
  • Experience Milford Sound
  • Only cruise with limited passenger numbers
  • Only family owned & operated business at Milford Sound
  • 5 star customer service
  • Smaller boats allow passengers to get up close and personal with local wildlife and experience a "Glacial Facial" under cascading waterfalls
  • Experience Milford Sound the "local" way, all guides are long time locals with the best knowledge and stories of this spectacular World Heritage Site
  • This tour departs at 12:45pm between November and April; at 2:45pm between December and April; and at 1:45pm between May and October
  • Check-in is required 20 minutes prior to departure
  • The duration of this experience is 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  • Milford Sound Visitor Terminal (24 Milford Sound Highway)
  • Transport from Te Anau or Queenstown can be organised for an additional charge direct with the operator
What To Bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Warm clothing
  • Insect Repellant
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Camera
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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