Departing Te Anau
Summer
Winter
Departing Queenstown
Summer
Winter

Summer

Go Milford Day Trip

Connects with Nature Cruise

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.

Sit back, relax and enjoy magnificent views as our experienced, local and knowledgeable drivers provide a lively and informative commentary on the area’s history, flora and fauna. Travel with us and you won’t miss a thing. See dense rainforests, towering waterfalls and rugged mountains with plenty of stops and short walks to enjoy as you journey to Milford Sound – an incredible experience in itself.

On arrival in Milford Sound, get closer for longer on our all-inclusive Nature Cruise, a perfect way to explore more of this majestic fiord.

Why choose a Go Milford Day Trip?

  • A spectacular, full day return trip from Te Anau to Milford Sound
  • Plenty of scenic photo stops along one of New Zealand’s most picturesque drives
  • Enjoy panoramic views from every seat
  • Modern coaches with leather seats and temperature-controlled comfort
  • Best way to ensure you get that iconic photo of Mirror Lakes reflections and taste pure glacial water from Monkey Creek
  • Visit the fascinating Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory
  • Enjoy a delicious Picnic Lunch in one of the world’s most stunning locations
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from your accommodation
  • Complimentary tea and coffee served on board your cruise
  • 1 hour kayaking add on available in summer

1 October 2015 – 30 April 2016 (Summer)
Departs From Departs
Cruise 
Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Te Anau 7.45am Coach/Discover More Cruise/Coach Discovery Centre & Picnic Lunch 4.00pm $159 $79 book

 

Go Milford Day Trip & Kayaking

Connects with Nature Cruise & Kayak

The ultimate Milford Sound experience. Travel in comfort and style from Te Anau through Fiordland’s spectacular overland route. In Milford Sound you will connect up with our Nature Cruise & Kayak Combo including a delicious lunch.

  • Plenty of sightseeing stops included on your way into Milford Sound
  • Delicious lunch served onboard the cruise
  • Visit the unique Milford Sound Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory
  • 1 hour relaxing kayaking in serene Harrison’s Cove, no experience necessary
  • Departs from Te Anau with Go Milford, return transport is with Tracknet in summer

1 October 2015 – 30 April 2016 (Summer)
Departs From Departure Time
Option
Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Te Anau 7.45am Go Milford Day Trip & Kayaking Discovery Centre & Picnic Lunch 5.00pm $269 $139 book

 

Important Information

  • Go Milford Cruise & Kayak does not operate on Christmas or New Years Day
  • Departs Te Anau on Go Milford, returns with either Go Milford coach, AwesomeNZ or GreatSights coach in summer (1 October 2015 – 30 April 2016)
  • Price includes return transport ex Te Anau and Cruise & Kayak Combo in Milford Sound
  • Minimum age 4 years

Winter

Go Milford Day Trip

Connects with Discover More Cruise

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.

Sit back, relax and enjoy magnificent views as our experience, local and knowledgeable drivers provide a lively and informative commentary on the area’s history, flora and fauna. Travel with us and you won’t miss a thing. See dense rainforests, towering waterfalls and rugged mountains with plenty of stops and short walks to enjoy as you journey to Milford Sound – an incredible experience in itself.

On arrival in Milford Sound, get closer for longer on our all-inclusive, 3 hour Discover More Cruise, a perfect way to explore more of this majestic fiord.

Why choose a Go Milford Day Trip?

  • A spectacular, full day return trip from Te Anau to Milford Sound
  • Plenty of scenic photo stops along one of New Zealand’s most picturesque drives
  • Enjoy panoramic views from every seat
  • Modern coaches with leather seats and temperature-controlled comfort
  • Best way to ensure you get that iconic photo of Mirror Lakes reflections and taste pure glacial water from Monkey Creek
  • Join the longest daytime cruise in Milford Sound
  • Visit the fascinating Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory
  • Enjoy a delicious Gourmet Picnic Lunch in one of the world’s most stunning locations
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from your accommodation
  • Complimentary tea and coffee served on board your cruise

1 May 2015 – 30 September 2015 (Winter)
Departs From Departure Time
Option
Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Te Anau 9.15am Go Milford Day Trip Discovery Centre & Gourmet Picnic Lunch 5.30pm $159 $79 book

 

Summer

awesomeNZ Encounter 

Connects with Milford Sound Encounter Nature Cruise

Take an unforgettable journey into the heart of Milford Sound with awesomeNZ.

You’ll experience the world famous fiord – rich in dense rainforest, glacier carved valleys and beautiful waterfalls. In Milford Sound you will join up with our 2 hour 15 minute Encounter Nature Cruise and enjoy a FREE Picnic Lunch served onboard. Plenty of stops are included along the road for photos and an interesting and informative commentary provided in English along the way.

  • Modern, air conditioned, full size coaches with a purpose built glass roof for optimal viewing
  • Includes a FREE Picnic Lunch onboard the cruise (Japanese Obento, Gourmet Picnic and Thali Indian Lunch options are also available for an additional cost and must be pre-booked)
  • Plenty of stops are included for photo opportunities
  • Visit Mirror Lakes, Monkey Creek, Knobs Flat, Homer Tunnel, Christie Falls, The Chasm and Mitre Peak
  • English commentary provided by your driver guide
  • Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off
  • Fly back option available (additional cost)

1 October 2014 – 31 March 2015 (Summer)
Departs From Departs
Cruise 
Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Queenstown 7:05am Coach/Encounter Nature/Coach FREE Picnic Lunch 7:40pm $179 $115 book

 

GreatSights

Connects with Milford Sound Scenic Cruise

Take an unforgettable journey into the heart of Milford Sound with GreatSights, travelling in a modern glass roof five-star low emissions coach across the Southern Alps and deep into Fiordland National Park to board our 1 hour 45 minute Scenic Cruise.

  • Modern, glass roof, 5 star, low emissions coach
  • Toilet equipped
  • Lively and informative commentary is provided by the driver
  • Plenty of photo stops are included (Eglington Valley, Mirror Lakes, Homer Tunnel, Monkey Creek, Knobs Flat, Christie Falls, The Chasm)
  • Japanese commentary available
  • Headsets available in Spanish, Japanese and Mandarin
  • Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off
  • Lunch options available (additional cost)
  • Fly back option available (additional cost)

1 November 2014 – 30 April 2015 (Summer)
Departs From Departs
Cruise 
Returns Adult  Child 
Queenstown 7.20am Coach/Scenic Cruise/Coach 7.45pm $233 $116 book

 

Winter

awesomeNZ

Connects with Milford Sound Scenic Cruise

Take an unforgettable journey into the heart of Milford Sound with awesomeNZ.

You’ll experience the world famous fiord – rich in dense rainforest, glacier carved valleys and beautiful waterfalls. In Milford Sound you will join up with our 1 hour 45 minute Scenic Cruise and enjoy a FREE International Buffet Lunch served onboard. Plenty of stops are included along the road for photos and an interesting and informative commentary provided in English along the way.

  • Modern, air conditioned, full size coaches with a purpose built glass roof for optimal viewing
  • Includes a FREE International Buffet Lunch onboard the cruise
  • Plenty of stops are included for photo opportunities
  • Visit Mirror Lakes, Monkey Creek, Knobs Flat, Homer Tunnel, Christie Falls, The Chasm and Mitre Peak
  • English commentary provided by your driver guide
  • Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off
  • Fly back option available (additional cost)

1 April 2015 – 30 September 2015 (Winter)
Departs From Departs
Cruise 
Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Queenstown 7:20am Coach/Encounter Nature/Coach FREE Picnic Lunch 7:45pm $179 $115 book

 

GreatSights

Connects with Milford Sound Scenic Cruise

Take an unforgettable journey into the heart of Milford Sound with GreatSights, travelling in a modern glass roof five-star low emissions coach across the Southern Alps and deep into Fiordland National Park to board our 1 hour 45 minute Scenic Cruise.

  • Modern, glass roof, 5 star, low emissions coach
  • Toilet equipped
  • Lively and informative commentary is provided by the driver
  • Plenty of photo stops are included (Eglington Valley, Mirror Lakes, Homer Tunnel, Monkey Creek, Knobs Flat, Christie Falls, The Chasm)
  • Japanese commentary available
  • Headsets available in Spanish, Japanese and Mandarin
  • Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off
  • Includes a FREE International Buffet Lunch onboard the cruise
  • Fly back option available (additional cost)

1 May 2015 – 30 September 2015 (Winter)
Departs From Departs
Cruise 
Returns Adult  Child 
Queenstown 7.20am Coach/Scenic Cruise/Coach 7.45pm $233 $116 book