Duration Duration: 45-60mins

Departing at a more leisurely time, the magic begins as soon as you board our coach for a guided road trip to 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 join our exclusive small boat cruise. Experience being within touching distance of towering mountains and waterfalls including a visit to the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory, situated in the middle of Piopiotahi Marine Reserve and accessible only by boat.

Why choose Milford Sound Coach, Cruise & Underwater Observatory day trip?

  • Departs everyday from Queenstown at 8.00am and Te Anau at 11.00am.
  • See Milford Sound above and below the water’s surface
  • Enjoy an exclusive, small boat cruise with a personal and intimate commentary from the skipper.
  • Visit the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory where you’ll see rare black coral (usually only found at depths of more than 500 metres), colourful sea creatures and learn about the story of Milford Sound and our conservation efforts with entertaining videos and easy to read information panels.
  • Great for nature-lovers
  • Includes a delicious, freshly prepared picnic lunch.

Summer
Winter

Summer

1 October 2019 - 30 April 2020

Departs/ReturnsCheck-in closesDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChildOnline Special 
Queenstown7.45am8.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
Picnic Lunch9.15pm$265 $240$140SAVE $25
Queenstown7.45am8.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
with return flight
Picnic Lunch5.45pm$685$400
Queenstown7.45am8.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
with return heli
Picnic Lunch5.45pm$1100$720
Te Anau10.45am11.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
Picnic Lunch 7.45pm$245 $220$130SAVE $25

Winter

1 May 2020 - 30 September 2020

Departs/ReturnsCheck-in closesDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChildOnline Special 
Queenstown7.45am8.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
Picnic Lunch9.00pm$265$140
Queenstown7.45am8.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
with return flight
Picnic Lunch5.45pm$685$400
Queenstown7.45am8.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
with return heli
Picnic Lunch5.45pm$1100$720
Te Anau10.45am11.00amCoach, Cruise &
Underwater Observatory
Picnic Lunch 7.00pm$245$130