Duration Duration: approx 4hrs

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

  • Immerse yourself in the ultimate, all-inclusive Milford package – above, on and below the water
  • Choose from our Scenic, NatureEncounter Nature or Discover More
  • Visit the Milford Sound 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

PLEASE NOTE: Milford Sound Cruise & Kayak experience is not available from 4 June – 8 July 2018 due to winter maintenance requirements. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information

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Summer
Winter

Summer

1 October 2018 - 30 April 2019

Departs FromDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsDurationAdultChild 
Milford Sound8.00amKayak (no cruise)10.45am2hrs 45mins$99$69
Milford Sound9.00amCruise & KayakScenic Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Cooked Breakfast
1.00pm4hrs $179$129
Milford Sound9.30amCruise & KayakEncounter Nature Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
1.30pm4hrs $199$129
Milford Sound10.30amCruise & KayakNature Cruise+ Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
2.30pm4hrs $199$129
Milford Sound11.30amCruise & KayakScenic Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
3.15pm3hrs 45mins$199$129
Milford Sound11.40amCruise & KayakNature Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
4.00pm4hrs 20mins$199$129
Milford Sound12.15pmCruise & KayakEncounter Nature Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
4.45pm4hrs 30mins$199$129
Milford Sound1.00pmCruise & KayakNature Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
5.30pm4hrs 30mins$199$129
Milford Sound1.30pmCruise & KayakScenic Cruise + Kayak
+ Underwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
5.30pm4hrs$199$129
Queenstown7.00am*Coach/Nature Cruise & Kayak/CoachUnderwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
9.15pm14hrs 15mins$289$189
Queenstown8.00amFly/Scenic Cruise & Kayak/FlyUnderwater Observatory
& Cooked Breakfast
2.00pm6hrs$725$450
Te Anau8.30am*Small Coach & Cruise & KayakUnderwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
7.00pm10hrs 30mins$239$179
Te Anau10.00am*Coach/Nature Cruise & Kayak/CoachUnderwater Observatory
+ Picnic Lunch
6.45pm8hrs 45mins$269$179

*Milford Sound Coach, Cruise & Kayak Coach service operates 15 November 2018 - 30 April 2019

Winter

1 May 2018 - 30 September 2018

Departs FromDepartsOptionIncludesReturnsAdultChild 
Milford Sound9.45amEncounter Nature Cruise & Kayak*Underwater Observatory
& Picnic Lunch
2.30pm$169$99
Milford Sound10.30amNature Cruise & Kayak*Underwater Observatory
& Picnic Lunch
3.15pm$169$99
Milford Sound11.30amScenic Cruise & Kayak*Underwater Observatory
& Picnic Lunch
3.15pm$169$99
Milford Sound12.30pmNature Cruise & Kayak*Underwater Observatory
& Picnic Lunch
4.30pm$169$99

*Please note: The Milford Sound Underwater Observatory and Kayaking options are not available from 4 June – 8 July due to winter maintenance schedule. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Cruise Map

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Travel Options

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By Coach:

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.

Book Go Milford with Kayaking here


By Air:

A Fly/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.

Book Fly/Cruise & Kayak here


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.

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.