Milford Sound Coach/Nature Cruise/Fly ex Queenstown
Excursion Includes: Luxury glass-roofed coach transport from Queenstown to Milford Sound, an extended Nature Cruise along the full length of the fiord to the Tasman Sea and a scenic flight back to Queenstown.
On boarding our luxury coach in Queenstown, travel along the shores of Lake Wakatipu and through the rolling countryside to Te Anau. After a short break, the coach continues along the spectacular alpine route of the Milford Road through impressive, awe-inspiring scenery. There is time for photo stops and short walks along the way. Considered one of the most beautiful drives in the world, experience this journey in comfort on our exclusive ‘state-of-the-art’ coaches. Our friendly coach drivers provide detailed commentaries throughout the trip.
On reaching Milford Sound join an extended and leisurely cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea on the Milford Mariner or Milford Wanderer. Nature Cruises have a relaxed and flexible itinerary designed for the free and independent traveller to allow guests to see and experience what makes Milford Sound world renowned. Spend over two hours nudging into waterfalls, spotting wildlife and listening to the informative commentary from our specialist Nature Guide who mingles with guests. Keep a look out for wildlife including seals, dolphins and penguins. Following the cruise, guests are transferred to Milford Airport for the return flight to Queenstown (weather permitting). During the 35 minute scenic flight, take in expansive views of the snow-capped Southern Alps, golden tussocked high country and the upper reaches of Lake Wakatipu. A hidden landscape unfolds below revealing glacial lakes, waterfalls, densely forested valleys and cloud-piercing summits. Taxi transfers are provided to accommodation on arrival at Queenstown airport.
Prices are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). The tour is available 365 days a year.
What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, waterproof jacket, warm clothing and insect repellent.
• English commentary is provided
• Interpretation handouts: English, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Thai.
Total duration of the tour
9 hours 45 minutes
100% cancellation fee apply if you cancel the tour within 48 hours before the tour.
If due to weather conditions the scenic flight does not operate, passengers will have their flight sector ticket endorsed and be directed back to their point of sale for a refund.
Departure Point: Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Steamer Wharf, Queenstown. Real Journeys coaches or taxis pick up from accommodation in Queenstown.