About Us

Southern Discoveries is the original Milford Sound cruise operator and provides the most options for exploring this iconic and internationally-renowned natural attraction. Based in the South Island of New Zealand, we offer visitors the longest and most in-depth Milford Sound nature cruise, kayaking in one of the fiord’s most tranquil settings, an amazing underwater observatory, guided day trips by coach or scenic flight, and more.

In world-famous Queenstown, you can join us on the longest lake cruise which takes you further than anyone else to discover hidden views and unique experiences. Journey up Lake Wakatipu for a tour of remote Mt Nicholas High Country Farm or enjoy a leisurely cycle through open farmland with spectacular views at every corner.

However you like to explore, we’ll take your further, closer and deeper for an adventure you’ll never forget.


Latest Milford Sound Stories

Why Milford Sound in the rain is a must do!
24 January 2019

Milford Sound is the wettest place in New Zealand and one of the wettest places in the world! Many visitors are shocked to know that this true world wonder actually MORE

Kayaking in Milford Sound – The Perfect Complement to your Cruise
29 November 2018

Milford Sound is one of the most beautiful places to visit in New Zealand. Its soaring cliffs, unique wildlife, and spectacular scenery leave its visitors in awe. Without a doubt, MORE

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The 5 Best Day Trips from Queenstown
11 January 2019

For many of Queenstown’s visitors, this vibrant town becomes a base to explore the breathtaking landscapes in the surrounding area. From Queenstown, there are endless places to see and explore. MORE

Everything You Should Know About Lake Wakatipu
20 December 2018

Lake Wakatipu is Queenstown’s crown jewel. Upon arriving in Queenstown, you will undoubtedly notice the huge lake the town sits adjacent to. Back in the day, it was used as MORE

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Milford Sound
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Depart Queenstown from only $199

Take a day trip to Milford Sound, sit back relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery.

Book your Milford Sound trip today.