Duration Duration: 8hrs

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 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 Picnic Lunch in one of the world’s most stunning locations
  • Complementary pick up and drop off from your accommodation
  • Complementary tea and coffee served on board your cruise
  • 1 hour kayaking add on available during summer
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1 October 2016 – 30 April 2017
Departs From Departs
Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Te Anau 8.30am Go Milford Day Trip Discovery Centre & Picnic Lunch 5.30pm $159 $79 book now
8.30am Go Milford Day Trip & Kayaking Discovery Centre & Picnic Lunch 7.00pm $259 $179 book now



1 May 2017 – 30 September 2017
Departs From Departs
Includes Returns Adult  Child 
Te Anau 8.30am Go Milford Day Trip Picnic Lunch 5.30pm $159 $79 book now


Cruise Map

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Food Options

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Picnic Lunch (included)

  • Ham, cheese and salad sandwich
  • Cheese and crackers
  • Seasonal fresh fruit
  • Crisps
  • Cookie
  • Small chocolate bar
  • Juice box

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.