Duration Duration: approx 4hrs

Double the adventure with our Cruise & Kayak Milford Sound experience! This trip includes a Milford Sound cruise, entry to the Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory and 1 hour of kayaking around sheltered Harrison Cove. Kayak through crystal clear waters in one of the most majestic places in the world.

Why choose to Cruise & Kayak Milford Sound?

  • Immerse yourself in the ultimate, all-inclusive Milford package – above, on and below the water
  • Choose from our Scenic, NatureEncounter Nature or Discover More Cruises
  • Visit the Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory
  • Intimate, up-close, kayak experience with spectacular views of the Pembroke Glacier
  • Includes all equipment and clothing, safety briefing and a specialist kayak and nature guide
  • Automated lift for easy entry and exit from the kayaks
  • Suitable for all experience levels, no previous kayaking experience necessary
  • Double kayaks available which are perfect for families. Minimum child age is 4 years

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1 October 2017 - 30 April 2018

Departs FromDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChild 
Milford Sound8.00amKayak Only10.45am$99$69
Milford Sound9.00amScenic Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre
& Cooked Breakfast
Milford Sound9.45amEncounter Nature Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre
& Picnic Lunch
Milford Sound10.30amNature Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre
& Picnic Lunch
Milford Sound11.15amScenic Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre
& Picnic Lunch
Milford Sound12.15pmEncounter Nature Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre
& Picnic Lunch
Milford Sound1.00pmNature Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre
& Picnic Lunch
Milford Sound1.30pmScenic Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre
& Picnic Lunch
Te Anau8.30amCoach/Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak/CoachDiscovery Centre
& Picnic Lunch
Queenstown8.00amFly/Scenic Cruise & Kayak/FlyDiscovery Centre
& Cooked Breakfast


1 May 2017 - 30 September 2017

Departs FromDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChild 
Milford Sound9.45amEncounter Nature Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre & Picnic Lunch2.30pm$169$119
Milford Sound11.00amScenic Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre & Picnic Lunch3.15pm$169$119
Milford Sound12.45pmNature Cruise & KayakDiscovery Centre & Picnic Lunch5.00pm$169$119
Queenstown10.00amFly/Scenic Cruise & Kayak/FlyDiscovery Centre & Picnic Lunch4.15pm$635$410

Cruise Map

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Travel Options

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By Coach:

Experience the best of Fiordland National Park with Southern Discoveries. Travel from Te Anau to Milford Sound in comfort and style with our personal, small group tour through Fiordland’s spectacular snow-capped wonderland.

Book Go Milford with Kayaking here

By Air:

A Fly/Cruise & Kayak/Fly is the ultimate Milford Sound experience, taking in magnificent views of mountains, lakes, waterfalls, glaciers and forest. Your trip will take approximately six hours and include hotel pick up, return scenic flight and your cruise in Milford. Your pilot will provide commentary on the untouched wilderness that can only be seen from the air.

Book Fly/Cruise & Kayak here

By Car or Campervan:

If you’d prefer to make your own way to Milford Sound, New Zealand’s most picturesque drive is a spectacular journey. The road into Milford is an extraordinary passage so allow plenty of time for short walks, photo opportunities and rest stops along the way.

View our Road to Milford Map for some must-see stops along the way.

What to Bring

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What to bring for Cruise & Kayak

Due to the changeable nature of weather in Milford Sound, it’s a good idea to bring a warm jacket and wear comfortable, non-slip shoes. Don’t forget insect repellent, sunglasses, hat, warm clothing, shorts or light trousers, drink bottle and a change of clothes. We provide all kayaking equipment.