InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise ex Queenstown

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Tour Details

Tour highlights


  • Coach tour from Queenstown and Te Anau

  • Photo opportunities at Mirror Lakes, Knobs Flat, Christie Falls and The Chasm

  • Glass roof coaches for optimal viewing

  • Milford Sound 1 3/4 hour Scenic Cruise

  • Mitre Peak rising 1,692 metres high

  • Cascading waterfalls and native wildlife

  • Spacious, modern catamarans – the only ones in Milford Sound

  • Large viewing decks

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 $119 (plus booking fee). Tours depart daily on our modern comfortable coaches and include informative and entertaining commentary from experienced local guides.

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.

Upon arrival in Milford Sound, join the crew of Southern Discoveries for a 1 3/4 hour scenic cruise. 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 resident in waters around Milford Sound.

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 coach.


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


Tour and optional extras

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7:20 am, Athol St in the middle of the car park
7:45 pm, Athol St in the middle of the car park

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10:15 am, Kiwi Country, 2 Miro St
5:00 pm, Kiwi Country, 2 Miro St