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Milford Sound: Scenic Cruise with Rainforests and Waterfalls

Product ID: 129159
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Discover Milford Sound from a modern, spacious vessel as you cruise through the fiord, keeping an eye out for wildlife and waterfalls as you listen to your informative guide.
About this activity
Duration 1.6 hours
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Keep an eye out for dolphins, seals and penguins
  • Hang out on spacious observation lounges to view the towering peaks
  • Listen to multilingual commentary explaining the highlights of Milford Sound
Full description
Cruise for 1 hour and 40 minutes to the mouth of the fjord on a spacious and modern vessel. Enjoy excellent viewing opportunities from indoors with large windows or, on a beautiful day, hang out on the spacious decks.

Appreciate the uninterrupted views of towering peaks and waterfalls as you keep an eye out for seals sunbathing on rocks, dolphins and penguins. Enjoy scenic highlights such as Mitre Peak and Pembroke Glacier.

Listen to informative commentary from the captain as he explains the history and highlights points of interest during the cruise. Or, sit back and relax as you enjoy a range of international dining options onboard.
  • Scenic cruise
  • Tea and coffee
  • Interpretation handouts in German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and English
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Milford Sound Visitor Centre, Freshwater Basin, Milford Sound, New Zealand. Check-in at the local operator's customer service desk in the terminal before boarding. Allow around 5 hours driving time from Queenstown and around 2 hours from Te Anau. Or opt for a coach and cruise option departing from Queenstown or Te Anau (available to book on GetYourGuide).

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Important information
Know before you go
• Your cruise departure time may be different to the one requested. The local operator will confirm your cruise details by email after booking.