We’ve got something special for you, New Zealand. We've made it easy for you to experience Milford Sound-Piopiotahi and Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu with us.

Explore the 8th wonder of the world! Our Milford Sound Nature Cruise is the original Milford Sound cruise and is inspired by the way we love to explore our famous fiord. Our passionate skipper will provide entertaining commentary from the wheelhouse while our boat hosts are on hand for a chat and to answer any questions. Stay a little longer and see a little more on this authentic Milford Sound experience. Cruises depart daily at 10.30am and 1.15pm. BOOK ONLINE TODAY!


Enjoy the Spirit of Queenstown in more ways than one. Cruise around Lake Wakatipu for up to 1hr 30min and take in spectacular scenery you simply cannot experience from town. The new onboard cafe and bar will be serving local craft beer on tap, Central Otago wines from Akarua, local craft beer and hot drinks available on board. Cruise departs Friday - Monday at 1.15pm and 3.15pm. BOOK ONLINE TODAY!

About Southern Discoveries

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. We also have Queenstown's only dinner cruise - Spirit of Queenstown Dinner Cruise - enabling you to savour delicious 'trust-the-chef' menu's and amazing lake views. You can also 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.


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