Duration Duration: 4hrs

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

  • Immerse yourself in the ultimate, all-inclusive Milford package – above, on and below the water
  • Choose from our Scenic, Encounter Nature or Discover More Cruises
  • Visit the Milford Discovery Centre & 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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Summer
Winter

Summer

1 November 2014 – 30 April 2015
Departs From Departs Cruise  Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Milford Sound 9.00am Scenic Cruise & Kayak FREE Cooked Breakfast 12.30pm $155 $59 book
10.15am Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak 2.15pm $189 $59 book
11.45am Discover More Cruise & Kayak Gourmet Picnic Lunch 3.45pm $189 $59 book
1.00pm Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak 5.00pm $189 $59 book
Te Anau 8.15am Coach/Discover More Cruise & Kayak/Coach Gourmet Picnic Lunch 7.00pm $269 $139 book
Queenstown 10.45am Fly/Discover More Cruise & Kayak/Fly Gourmet Picnic Lunch 4.45pm $595 $395 book
 

Winter

1 May 2015 - 30 September 2015
Departs From Departs Cruise  Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Milford Sound 9.45am Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak 1.45pm $169 $59 book
11.00am Scenic Cruise & Kayak 2.30pm $169 $59 book
12.45pm Discover More Cruise & Kayak Gourmet Picnic Lunch 4.45pm $189 $59 book
Queenstown 10.00am Fly/Scenic Cruise & Kayak/Fly International Buffet Lunch 4.00pm $595 $395 book
 

Cruise Map

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Milford Sound Cruise Map

Travel Options

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By Coach:

DAY TRIP ex Te ANAU 
  • 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
  • 1 hour of kayaking around sheltered Harrison Cove
  • 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 November 2014 – 30 April 2015 (Summer)
Departs From Departs Includes Returns Adult Child
Te Anau 8.15am Gourmet Picnic Lunch 7.30pm $269 $139 book
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By Air:

A Fly/Cruise & Kayak/Fly or Coach/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.  
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 Season Departs Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Summer 10.45am Discover More Cruise & Gourmet Picnic Lunch 4.45pm $595 $395 book
Winter 10.00am Scenic Cruise & International Buffet Lunch 4.00pm $595 $395 book
 
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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.

Food Options

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Picnic Lunch

Picnic Lunch - $17

Gourmet Picnic Lunch

Gourmet Picnic Lunch - $30

Japanese Obento

Japanese Obento Lunch - $30

Thali Indian Lunch

Thali Indian Lunch - $26

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 International Buffet Lunch - Adult $30 / Child $18

Our international buffet lunch offers a selections of delicious hot and cold international dishes using the freshest of ingredients. Available at 11.00am and 1.30pm daily.

What to Bring

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What to bring for cruises

Due to the changeable nature of the weather in Milford, it's a good idea to bring a warm, waterproof jacket and wear comfortable, non-slip shoes. Don't forget insect repellent, sunscreen and plenty of memory card space on your camera.

What to bring for kayaking

Camera, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, insect repellent, warm clothing, shorts or light trousers, drink bottle and a change of clothes. We provide all kayaking equipment.