Duration Duration: approx 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, NatureEncounter 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
  • Enjoy a FREE Cooked Breakfast on our 9.00am Scenic Cruise and a delicious Picnic Lunch on all other departures

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1 October 2016 – 30 April 2017
Departs From Departs
Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Milford Sound 9.00am Scenic Cruise & Kayak FREE Cooked Breakfast 12.30pm $169 $119 book
9.45am Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 1.45pm $199 $119 book
10.30am Nature Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 2.30pm $199 $119 book
11.00am Scenic Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 3.15pm $199 $119 book
12.15pm Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 5.00pm $199 $119 book
1.00pm Nature Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 5.00pm $199 $119 book
1.30pm Scenic Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 5.00pm $199 $119 book
Te Anau 8.30am Coach/Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak/Coach FREE Picnic Lunch 7.00pm $279 $199 book
Queenstown 8.45am Fly/Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak/Fly FREE Picnic Lunch 2.45pm $635 $410 book



1 May 2016 – 30 September 2016
Departs From Departs
Includes Returns Adult  Child  Winter Special
Milford Sound 9.45am Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 2.30pm $189 $59 Now $169 book
12.15pm Encounter Nature Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 5.00pm $189 $59 Now $169 book
11.00am Scenic Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 3.15pm $189 $59 Now $169 book
1.30pm Scenic Cruise & Kayak FREE Picnic Lunch 5.00pm $189 $59 Now $169 book
9.45am Discover More Cruise & Kayak Picnic Lunch 2.30pm $189 $59 Now $169 book
12.15pm Discover More Cruise & Kayak Picnic Lunch 5.00pm $189 $59 Now $169 book
Queenstown 10.00am Fly/Scenic Cruise & Kayak/Fly FREE Picnic Lunch 4.15pm $615 $395 book


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Travel Options

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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.


Glenorchy Air
 Season Departs
Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Summer 8.45am Picnic Lunch 2.45pm $615 $395 book

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 – $18

Japanese Obento

Japanese Obento Lunch – $32

Thali Indian Lunch

Thali Indian Lunch – $28


 International Buffet Lunch – Adult $32 / Child $20

Our international buffet lunch offers a selections of delicious hot and cold international dishes using the freshest of ingredients. Available on 1.00pm Nature Cruise and 11.00am and 1.30pm Scenic Cruises daily.

What to Bring

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What to bring for Cruise & Kayak

Due to the changeable nature of weather in Milford Sound, it’s a good idea to bring a warm jacket and wear comfortable, non-slip shoes. Don’t forget insect repellent, sunglasses, hat, warm clothing, shorts or light trousers, drink bottle and a change of clothes. We provide all kayaking equipment.