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Premium Milford Sound Coach - Cruise - Coach ex Queenstown or Te Anau


Enjoy a taste of luxury with a premium locally run Milford Sound expedition, designed to maximize your experience as you embark on a breath-taking scenic adventure to discover New Zealand’s own, Milford Sound!


  • Explore stunning local scenery with comfortable relaxed travel on a luxury coach
  • Premium Milford Sound Cruise on a spacious modern vessel
  • Plenty of time for perfect photograph opportunities of this natural wonder
  • Picnic lunch included

Get ready for a breath-taking adventure as you discover some of New Zealand’s most stunning locations including Milford Sound, with a long-standing experienced team of local experts who deliver exceptional service and know the area like the back of their hand!

This epic journey begins in the heart of Queenstown. If this is your departure point you will be collected from one of our two central meeting points, either Queenstown i-Site or Frankton Bus Shelter to board our sleek and comfortable coach, specifically designed to capture the most of the surrounding views, and fitted with toilets for your convenience. Get your camera ready as we head south along Lake Wakatipu with the stunning Remarkables Range setting the backdrop for your journey.

The ever-changing scenery will have you in awe. Just beyond the beautiful rugged lake edge is New Zealand’s most scenic farmland. Its high country pastures are surrounded by looming mountains and dotted with clear rivers and streams, which are known for their trout fishing.

At Te Anau, we'll enjoy some delicious light refreshments before jumping back on board and getting ready to see some of the most spectacular and memorable scenery in the world. We will travel north alongside Lake Te Anau entering the bush-clad unspoiled Fiordland National Park. This is New Zealand as you imagined it!

As we continue driving, you will see it all - from golden tussock pastures and beech forests to the crystal clear reflective lakes. We'll steadily climb into the heart of the mountains past mist-covered valleys before reaching the gateway to Milford Sound – the Homer Tunnel.

Upon arriving at your cruise vessel, you will see why Milford has been regarded as the eighth wonder of the world. This is Mother Nature at her finest. Jump on board and choose either a comfortable window seat or stay close to nature by standing on the deck. Spectacular powerful waterfalls cascade off the walls of the fiord and your skipper will get you right up close. Make sure to look out for pods of dolphins too!

As we cruise, you'll have plenty of time to sit back and relax or get those perfect shots. We will provide you with a yummy picnic lunch.

Once the cruise has come to an end, jump back on your comfortable coach for a relaxing journey back to Queenstown where you can reflect on your amazing day and the memories created that will last a lifetime.

Adult Ex Queenstown $209.00
Child Ex Queenstown $99.00 (5 -14 years)
Infant Ex Queenstown $79.00 (0 - 4 years (lunch not included))
Adult Ex Te Anau $169.00
Child Ex Te Anau $99.00 (5 -14 years)
Infant Ex Te Anau $79.00 (0 - 4 years (lunch not included))


  • Please select the correct pick-up point from your selected departure location upon check-out


  • ***Please Note: Discounted bookings are strictly non-refundable and non-transferable***

    In accordance with New Zealand Law, all infants and children aged under 7 years must be correctly secured in an approved child seat while travelling in any Milford Sound Select coach. If you need to hire an approved child seat, we recommend you contact: Tots on Tour on +64 3 442 0409.

    Lunch: Picnic lunch is not included for infants however is included for both Adult and Child tickets.

  • Important: Please select the correct pick-up location option upon checkout that matches your selected departure.

    Ex Queenstown must choose from the following pick-up options:

    Southern Discoveries Visitor Centre, 110 Beach Street

    Frankton Bus Shelter

    Ex Te Anau must choose the following pick up option:

    Southern Discoveries Te Anau Visitor Centre, 80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau

Available Bookings from 14 Aug to 20 Aug 2022

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  • Adult Ex Queenstown$169.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child Ex Queenstown$99.00
  • Infant Ex Queenstown$79.00

  • Adult Ex Queenstown$169.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child Ex Queenstown$99.00
  • Infant Ex Queenstown$79.00

  • Adult Ex Te Anau$139.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child Ex Te Anau$99.00
  • Infant Ex Te Anau$79.00

  • Adult Ex Te Anau$139.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child Ex Te Anau$99.00
  • Infant Ex Te Anau$79.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Karla from New Zealand wrote on 06 March 2020

5 stars

We went to Milford Sound 1st week of March 2020, and eventhough there was a flood last February it was still beautiful and aptly named the 8th wonder of tht world, we had a great time, Brad our driver is very informative and entertaining, highly recommended to go to this tour when in Queenstown.

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ellas from New Zealand wrote on 11 March 2020

Great Deal!

It was a very looong day but really worth it! Pradeep (coach driver) was approachable and knowledgable. He made jokes so the ride wasn’t boring. We upgraded our picnic lunch to buffet lunch and it didn’t disappoint! Though it was raining during the cruise, we still enjoyed.

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Nikki Kent from New Zealand wrote on 24 March 2020

Entertaining, Informative & Comfortable

We booked this trip at the last minute and I was initially worried that the coach didn’t have an onboard toilet as the ad stated however, we had plenty of stops. Benjamin (or Ben for short) was incredibly knowledgeable and had a very humorous s to use with his commentary and stories. Learnt heaps, laughed heaps & the Southern Explorer boat was roomy, comfortable and again, the skipper gave a great commentary. This Kiwi & her Welshman husband were wowed at the beauty and fabulous experience!

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mariaa4 from Australia wrote on 06 February 2020

Loved Milford Sound

Cruising Milford Sound is a must. We had a lovely boat, We got to see amazing waterfalls, Fur Seals and other locations. It was Beautiful We loved the boat experience, not too many passengers on the boat so not overcrowded. Everyone got a good view of the beauty of Milford Sound. Milford Sound was beautiful just as described on the website. The Coach driver was awesome, knowledgeable and friendly, he made the bus trip enjoyable. Glass top bus provided amazing views from all angles.

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lindaw3 from United Kingdom wrote on 06 February 2020

Good day

We went on you trip on a lovely sunny day. Yes it is a long day but there were plenty of stops on way there and a quick journey back. Have been before but this trip was more enjoyable. So sad that the weather has prevented others from seeing this beautiful place for a while. Hope the road can be repaired quickly.

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    Child Ex Queenstown 5 -14 years

      Infant Ex Queenstown * 0 - 4 years (lunch not included)

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          Child Ex Te Anau 5 -14 years

            Infant Ex Te Anau 0 - 4 years (lunch not included)

              *This option must be made together with another price type.

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