Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

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Duration
12 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Experience stunning scenery on an unforgettable day trip to Milford Sound. The pristine Milford Sound is part of the World Heritage Fiordland National Park, in the south west of the South Island, and is famed for its remote atmosphere and rugged beauty. It is New Zealand’s best known fiord and the only one that can be reached by road. Maori are believed to have discovered Milford Sound more than 1,000 years ago, returning seasonally to collect the prized pounamu (greenstone). In the early 1800s John Grono was the first European settler to land in the sound, which he named after Milford Haven in Wales. Described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world', Milford Sound was carved by glaciers during the ice ages. Milford Sound is breathtaking in any weather. Cliffs rise high into the air from the dark waters, mountain peaks scrape the sky and waterfalls cascade downwards, some as high as 1000 metres.

What’s included?

  • Lunch

  • Glass Roof Coaches with Free-Wifi

  • Free Hotel Transfers

  • Milford Sound Cruise

  • Entry/Admission - Milford Sound

  • Gratuities

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 12h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

The two seats next to the driver / guide are not to be occupied. Increased customer tracing is in place.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour

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About operator:

Explore Milford Sound with a return day tour from either Queenstown or Te Anau with awesomeNZ. Travelling in a modern glass-roof coach for optimal viewing, your local and experienced guide will explain the history of this world famous region. Then board your Milford Sound cruise and explore the awe-inspiring landscape of this world famous fiord, the glacier carved valleys and cascading waterfalls.

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