Milford Sound Nature Cruise from Queenstown, Te Anau or Milford Sound

12 hr

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An extended and leisurely cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea on the Milford Mariner or Milford Wanderer designed for the free, independent traveler. Nature cruises have a relaxed and flexible itinerary designed to allow guests to see and experience what makes Milford Sound world renowned. Spend around two and a half hours nudging into waterfalls, spotting wildlife and listening to the informative commentary from our specialist Nature Guide who mingles with guests. Keep...
An extended and leisurely cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea on the Milford Mariner or Milford Wanderer designed for the free, independent traveler. Nature cruises have a relaxed and flexible itinerary designed to allow guests to see and experience what makes Milford Sound world renowned. Spend around two and a half hours nudging into waterfalls, spotting wildlife and listening to the informative commentary from our specialist Nature Guide who mingles with guests. Keep a look out for wildlife including seals, dolphins and penguins.

The coach travel from Queenstown is around 5 hours and around 2.5 from Te Anau. The cruise is 2.5 hours long.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown New Zealand

Board a luxury coach in Queenstown and travel along the shores of Lake Wakatipu and through rolling countryside to Te Anau.

Stop At: Lake Te Anau, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

After a short break in Te Anau the coach will continue along the spectacular alpine route of the Milford Road through impressive, awe-inspiring scenery.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Eglinton Valley, 6202/6244 Te Anau-Milford Highway, Fiordland National Park 9679, New Zealand

Enjoy a photo stop at the amazing Eglington Valley on your journey along the Milford Road.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mirror Lakes Walk, Milford Road,, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

Take a short walk past the Mirror Lakes, where, on a clear day the mountains can be seen perfectly reflected in the water.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Homer...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown New Zealand

Board a luxury coach in Queenstown and travel along the shores of Lake Wakatipu and through rolling countryside to Te Anau.

Stop At: Lake Te Anau, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

After a short break in Te Anau the coach will continue along the spectacular alpine route of the Milford Road through impressive, awe-inspiring scenery.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Eglinton Valley, 6202/6244 Te Anau-Milford Highway, Fiordland National Park 9679, New Zealand

Enjoy a photo stop at the amazing Eglington Valley on your journey along the Milford Road.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Mirror Lakes Walk, Milford Road,, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

Take a short walk past the Mirror Lakes, where, on a clear day the mountains can be seen perfectly reflected in the water.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Homer Tunnel, 94 S.h., Milford Sound New Zealand

Journey through the mountains via the Homer Tunnel, bringing you out at Milford Sound.

Stop At: Milford Sound, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9679 New Zealand

On reaching Milford Sound you will join a leisurely cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea.

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes

Stop At: Milford sound Hwy, Milford Sound New Zealand

On reaching Milford Sound you will join a leisurely cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Mitre Peak, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

Cruise past the impressive Mitre Peak whilst looking out for wildlife and enjoying an informative commentary from your onboard nature guide.

Stop At: Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

Your coach journey will take you on a scenic drive through the beautiful Fiordland National Park.

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from Queenstown and Te Anau departures if option is selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Mirror Lakes Walk
  • Live commentary on board (English only) - interpretation handouts available in German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Thai
  • Entry/Admission - Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Te Anau
  • Entry/Admission - Milford Sound
  • Hot drinks
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Eglinton Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Milford sound Hwy
  • Free WIFI (on coach, where there is reception)
Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Lunch (but available at extra cost)
Departure Point
1: Milford Sound, New Zealand
2: 92 Te Anau Terrace, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand
3: 88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
If you have requested a hotel pick up, please contact Real Journeys via phone at least 48 hours prior to departure or as soon as you have booked. This will allow our team to provide clear instructions regarding your pick up location and time.

Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • Please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 135 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.