Duration Duration: approx 4hrs

Double the adventure with our Milford Sound Cruise & Kayak experience! This trip includes a Milford Sound cruise, entry to the Milford Sound 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 Milford Sound Cruise & Kayak?

  • Immerse yourself in the ultimate, all-inclusive Milford package – above, on and below the water
  • Choose from our Scenic, NatureEncounter Nature or Discover More
  • Visit the Milford Sound 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 FromDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsDurationAdultChild 
Milford Sound8.00amKayak (no cruise)10.45am2hrs 45mins$99$69
Milford Sound9.00amCruise & KayakScenic Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Cooked Breakfast
1.15pm4hrs 15mins$179$129
Milford Sound9.45amCruise & KayakEncounter Nature Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
2.15pm4hrs 30mins$199$129
Milford Sound10.30amCruise & KayakNature Cruise+ Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
3.00pm4hrs 30mins$199$129
Milford Sound11.15amCruise & KayakScenic Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
3.15pm4hrs 30mins$199$129
Milford Sound12.15pmCruise & KayakEncounter Nature Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
5.30pm5hrs 15mins$199$129
Milford Sound1.00pmCruise & KayakNature Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
5.30pm4hrs 30mins$199$129
Milford Sound1.30pmCruise & KayakScenic Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
Te Anau8.30amSmall Coach & Cruise & KayakUnderwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
7.00pm10hrs 30mins$239$179
Queenstown8.00amFly/Scenic Cruise & Kayak/FlyUnderwater Observatory
& Cooked Breakfast


1 May 2018 - 30 September 2018

Departs FromDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChild 
Milford Sound9.45amEncounter Nature Cruise & KayakUnderwater Observatory
& Picnic Lunch
Milford Sound11.15amScenic Cruise & KayakUnderwater Observatory
& Picnic Lunch
Milford Sound12.45pmNature Cruise & KayakUnderwater Observatory
& Picnic Lunch

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.