Scenic Tours

Milford Sound Coach / Cruise / Heli

NZD $1050
NZD $925
Full Day
  • Scenic helicopter flight over snowy mountains
  • Reflections in Milford Sound
  • Bowen Falls in Milford Sound
  • Seals relaxing in Milford Sound
  • Comfortable glass roof vans
  • Mitre Peak Cruises
  • Small walks on the Milford Road
  • Glass roof vans get you there in comfort
  • Tree lined Milford Road
  • Endless mountain views on flight to Queenstown
  • The less is merrier.

    Travel in style on a small-group tour along the famous Milford Road, embark on an incredible 2-hour nature cruise on the fjord and finish off with a spectacular 40-minute scenic helicopter flight back to Queenstown.

    Our Milford Sound day tour was established in 1994 and is a top rated small group Milford Experience. We allow our guests to escape the crowds and offer a truly unique day, showcasing this world famous region.

    On this full day tour to Milford Sound, depart Queenstown at 7:30am and enjoy guided commentary touring to Milford Sound with our experienced guides. Our small group tours give our guests the ability to get to know the driver and each other, creating a more personal and memorable touring experience.

    We have custom made, 16 seat, glass roof Mercedes touring vehicles. This is business class travel with extended leg room, leather interior, panoramic windows for the best views, and USB charging ports on board.

    Once in Milford Sound, we join a stunning two hour small boat nature cruise on the fjord – see waterfalls, fur seals, penguins and occasionally dolphins. Enjoy fun and informative commentary from your nature guide, and plenty of off-the-beaten-track visits away from the crowds.

    Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch (optional $25 extra – add at checkout). We can provide for vegetarian and gluten free diets, and will do our very best to accommodate other dietary requirements.

    Finish your day to Milford Sound with an unforgettable scenic flight back to Queenstown. Flights are by helicopter and take approx. 40 mins. The flight is a truly awe-inspiring way to complete your trip to Milford Sound, and also provides a view of Milford Sound and it’s surroundings that you couldn’t possibly see any other way!

    Upon arrival back to Queenstown, a complimentary hotel drop off service is provided. We guarantee this is a trip you will never forget!

    The 9-10 hour Milford Sound Coach Cruise Heli tour departs Queenstown daily at 7:30am and arrives back in Queenstown around 5:00pm. Please note that this helicopter flight is weather permitting and in the case where the flight cannot depart, you will return to Queenstown by road at approximately 7:30pm.

    *Please note minimum passenger numbers are required for this tour to operate.

    Tour Overview.

    Milford Sound Coach / Cruise / Heli

    NZD $1050
    CHILD (2-12YRS)
    NZD $925
    2 hour breathtaking boat cruise
    40 minute scenic flight
    Delicious picnic lunch (optional $25 extra)
    Full day- approximately 9 hours
    Complimentary hotel pick ups
    Complimentary bottled water & wifi
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    Milford Sound Tour FAQ's

    You’ll be travelling in one of our custom made, 16 seat, glass roof Mercedes Sprinters. With extended legroom, leather interior and those ever important panoramic windows for the best possible views your journey will be very comfortable!

    The full day trip takes approximately 10 hours from Queenstown. This allows us to make plenty of stops enroute to ensure you enjoy the journey as well as the 2 hour boat cruise in majestic Milford Sound, followed by a scenic flight back to Queenstown.

    If unfortunately you cannot fly back to Queenstown due to weather you will be able to travel back to Queenstown on our comfortable van, we’ll put on a movie and you can kick back and relax!

    Our vehicles are 16 seaters, so this will be your maximum group size on the van, making for a more personal, small group experience.

    We can provide a pre-booked picnic lunch for $25 per person which will include a sandwich, piece of fruit and snacks. If you don’t choose this option we suggest bringing your own lunch. We do stop in Te Anau at a cafe however cannot guarantee their lunch supplies and there is no food in Milford Sound or on the boat.

    We partner with Mitre Peak Cruises, who are a small boat operator in Milford Sound. They’ll provide a 2 hour cruise through the sound, getting up close to the towering waterfalls and providing informative commentary.

    We make multiple stops enroute for coffee, at a cafe and bathroom stops, and there are bathroom facilities in the terminal at Milford Sound and on the boat.

    We don’t want to give too much away! You’ll make a couple of cafe stops before getting to Fiordland, and along the Milford Road we’ll make multiple stops at scenic points. Our guides know the best spots on the day and will choose these based on being away from the crowds.

    The road is very well looked after so is always in great condition. The conditions can change per season, in winter there will often be snow around at points that don’t see the sun – making it even more beautiful!

    Yes! As per government guidelines vaccine passes will be required and will be checked at the cafe in Te Anau and before your cruise in Milford Sound.


    Travel in luxury Gold-class.

    Our Mercedes vans are fully equipped with panoramic windows for superior viewing with complimentary wifi, bottled water and videos onboard so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery.

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