InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise ex Queenstown

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Tour Details

Milford Sound is undoubtedly one of the world's most spectacular natural phenomena, and the journey along the 295km Milford Road through Fiordland National Park is equally impressive.

Now with our limited availability InterCity tours you can discover this amazing region on a great value day trip from Queenstown or Te Anau to Milford Sound and back, starting from just $125. Tours depart daily on our modern comfortable buses and include informative and entertaining commentary from experienced local guides, as well as a Milford Sound cruise.

Travel past snowy mountaintops and along glacier valleys and through the Homer Tunnel, with plenty of opportunities to stop and take photos along the way. Admire the picture-perfect reflections at Mirror Lakes and walk over footbridges above gushing waterfalls at The Chasm.

Milford Sound Cruise

After your scenic bus trip, join the crew of Southern Discoveries for a 2 hour scenic cruise around Milford Sound. You'll see breathtaking scenery including waterfalls, lush rainforest and steep rocky cliffs as you travel along the fiord towards the Tasman Sea. Dolphins are regularly spotted playing in the wake of the boats, and seals and penguins are also frequent visitors.

During your cruise the crew will entertain you with commentary on the natural history and wildlife of the area, and the large top deck allows amazing viewing and panoramic photo opportunities. Large covered seating areas and viewing windows are located on other levels. Translation sheets are provided in Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Korean and Mandarin.

After your cruise, return to Queenstown or Te Anau by bus.

Don't miss out as we only offer a very limited number of seats each day on this great value tour – Book now!


Tour includes

  • Bus tour from Queenstown or Te Anau
  • Photo opportunities at Mirror Lakes, Knobs Flat, Christie Falls and The Chasm
  • Glass roof buses for optimal viewing
  • Milford Sound 2 hour scenic cruise
  • Mitre Peak rising 1,692 metres high
  • Cascading waterfalls and native wildlife
  • Spacious, modern catamarans – the only ones in Milford Sound
  • Free WiFi on board the bus
7:20 am, Athol St in the middle of the car park
7:45 pm, Athol St in the middle of the car park

Tour and optional extras