Duration Duration: Up to 12hrs 30mins

The magic begins as soon as you board our coach for a guided road trip to your cruise in Milford Sound. Settle back and enjoy the panoramic views and entertaining commentary as your driver points out the highlights, including the best photo stops and short walks along the way. You’ll arrive relaxed, refreshed and ready to cruise.

Day Trips from Queenstown

  • Our premium glass roof coach surrounds you with amazing views.
  • Settle into a spacious and comfortable seat with FREE WiFi (75MB limit) and USB charging ports.
  • Coach driver provides entertaining and informative commentary in English.
  • Headset commentary available on coach in Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, French, German
    and Portuguese.
  • Includes pick-up from most Queenstown accommodation and main bus stops.
  • Option to return to Queenstown on a scenic flight or by helicopter.
  • Trips connect to your choice of Nature Cruise, Scenic Cruise, Cruise & Underwater Observatory
    and Cruise & Kayak*, depending on season.
  • Lunch inclusions and options vary by trip.
  • Travelling by coach to Milford Sound instead of car, you’ll save up to $10 per hour on parking.

Day Trips from Te Anau

  • Our small coach departure leaves directly from Te Anau with a smaller group size and English-only commentary from our coach driver. Go slow and savour the journey with a guarantee of at least 6 photo stops and short walks on the Milford Road.
  • All other day trips from Te Anau join one of our glass roof coaches from Queenstown.
  • Includes pick-up from most Te Anau accommodation providers.
  • Trips connect to your choice of Nature Cruise, Scenic Cruise, Cruise & Underwater Observatory
    and Cruise & Kayak*, depending on season.
  • Lunch inclusions and options vary by trip.
  • Travelling by coach to Milford Sound instead of car, you’ll save up to $10 per hour on parking.

*Please Note: Cruise & Kayak experience requires children 5yrs to 14yrs to be accompanied by an adult in a double kayak.

COMPARE OUR MILFORD SOUND DAY TRIPS

Summer
Winter

Summer

1 October 2019 - 30 April 2020

Coach & Cruise

Departs/
Returns
Check-in
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DepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChildOnline Special 
Queenstown6.30am6.45amCoach & Nature Cruise7.30pm$225$130
Queenstown6.30am6.45amCoach & Nature CruiseKiwi Style Buffet Lunch7.30pm$245$130
Queenstown6.30am6.45amCoach, Cruise & Kayak**Kiwi Style Buffet Lunch
& Underwater Observatory
9.15pm$375$245
Queenstown6.45am7.00amCoach & Scenic Cruise7.45pm$215$125
Queenstown6.45am7.00amCoach & Scenic CruiseInternational Buffet Lunch7.45pm$235$125
Queenstown7.45am8.00am Coach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
Picnic Lunch9.15pm$265$140SAVE 10%
Te Anau8.15am8.30amSmall Coach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
*
5.00pm$145$75
Te Anau8.15am8.30amSmall Coach, Cruise & Kayak**Picnic Lunch &
Underwater Observatory
7.00pm$255$185
Te Anau9.30am9.45amCoach & Nature Cruise5.00pm$205$120
Te Anau9.30am9.45amCoach & Nature CruiseKiwi Style Buffet Lunch5.00pm$225$120
Te Anau9.30am9.45amCoach, Cruise & Kayak**Kiwi Style Buffet Lunch
& Underwater Observatory
7.00pm$355$235
Te Anau9.45am10.00amCoach & Scenic Cruise 5.15pm$195$115
Te Anau9.45am10.00amCoach & Scenic CruiseInternational Buffet Lunch 5.15pm$215$115
Te Anau10.45am11.00am Coach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
Picnic Lunch 7.00pm$245$130SAVE 10%

Coach & Cruise with return Flight

Departs/ReturnsCheck-in
closes
DepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChild from 
Queenstown6.30am6.45amCoach & Nature Cruise
with return flight
Kiwi Style Buffet Lunch4.15pm$619$360
Queenstown6.30am6.45amCoach, Cruise & Kayak**
with return flight
Kiwi Style Buffet Lunch
& Underwater Observatory
5.15pm$795$505
Queenstown6.45am7.00amCoach & Scenic Cruise
with return flight
International Buffet Lunch4.30pm$619$360
Queenstown7.45am8.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory

with return flight
Picnic Lunch5.45pm$685$400

Coach & Cruise with return Heli

Departs/ReturnsCheck-in
closes
DepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChild from 
Queenstown6.30am6.45amCoach & Nature Cruise
with return heli
Kiwi Style Buffet Lunch4.15pm$1080$715
Queenstown6.30am6.45amCoach, Cruise & Kayak**
with return heli
Kiwi Style Buffet Lunch
& Underwater Observatory
5.15pm$1210$830
Queenstown6.45am7.00amCoach & Scenic Cruise
with return heli
International Buffet Lunch4.30pm$1070$710
Queenstown7.45am8.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory

with return heli
Picnic Lunch5.45pm$1100$720

*Add a picnic lunch for only $20 per person
**Cruise & Kayak experience requires children 5 - 14 years to be accompanied by an adult in a double kayak.

Winter

1 May 2019 - 30 September 2019

Departs FromDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChild 
Queenstown7.00amCoach & Nature Cruise Picnic Lunch**7.30pm$189$99
Queenstown7.00amCoach & Nature Cruise with return flightPicnic Lunch**4.15pm$609$359

Queenstown7.00amCoach & Nature Cruise with return heliPicnic Lunch**4.15pm$979$649

Queenstown7.15amCoach & Scenic Cruise International Buffet Lunch7.45pm$189$99
Queenstown7.15amCoach & Scenic Cruise with return flightInternational Buffet Lunch4.30pm$609$359

Queenstown7.15amCoach & Scenic Cruise with return heliInternational Buffet Lunch4.30pm$979$649

Te Anau9.30amSmall Coach & Discover More Milford Sound Underwater Observatory + Picnic Lunch 7.00pm$139$89
Te Anau10.00amCoach & Nature CruisePicnic Lunch**5.00pm$169$89
Te Anau10.15amCoach & Scenic CruiseInternational Buffet Lunch5.15pm$169$89

** Picnic lunch special - upgrade your picnic lunch to hot chicken katsu or tofu teryaki rice. Only available when you book online.

Food Options

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