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Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise provided by Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises

Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise

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US$345,58
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2 adults
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Overview
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Milford Sound
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  • 1
    Queenstown
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Southern Alps
  • 2
    Fiordland National Park
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 3
    Milford Sound
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 4
    Milford Sound Airport
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Visitor Centre
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Stirling Falls
    Pass by Sinbad Gully
    Pass by Bowen Falls
You'll end at
Milford Sound
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Important Information
Departure Point
Milford Sound, Milford Sound, Southland Region, South Island
Duration
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Round-trip Scenic flight
  • 2 Hour Nature Cruise with 360° viewing decks
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Live commentary on board from a specialized Nature Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Morning Tea, Lunch or Beer/Wine/Soft Drink - Dependent upon departure time.
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Milford Sound Airport
  • Entry/Admission - Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Visitor Centre
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please advise of your country of origin at the time of booking
  • Please bring a warm, waterproof jacket, and wear non-slip shoes, insect repellent and sun protection
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
23Reviews
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horseymum_11 wrote a review Mar 2020
Cirencester, United Kingdom731 contributions125 helpful votes
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Arrived for our cruise very early as we’d taken the 8am flight from Queenstown. We were expecting to take the Jucy boat, but with only 15 or so of us, and no other groups at that early hour, a Southern Discoveries boat was waiting. We had a great trip, went out on the Tasman Sea
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Richard H wrote a review Mar 2020
Easington, United Kingdom190 contributions103 helpful votes
The communication from this company is terrible. We knew the flight was weather dependent so I asked if they could ring me and let me know if it was taking place, however, they said they never ring out the client must ring in allegedly to save time. Poor excuse, whether they
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Date of experience: February 2020
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SWallace Family wrote a review Feb 2020
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Epic is the best word our family can use to describe our experience and the breathtaking landscape of Milford Sound. Due to recent flooding, our only option was to fly instead of drive. Our trip started with our pilot Jim who got us to/from Queenstown and his great commentary
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Larry S wrote a review Jan 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Easily one of our favorite tours in NZ and on our planet. Weather did not cooperate for our first scheduled tour day to get directly into Milford and all flight tours were cancelled. We received the same news the following day however the tour company came up with a brilliant
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises
ntflady
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Outstanding Views
This cruise and bag lunch was included on our tour of the area. The lunch was quite good but the cruise and views
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Kelsey L
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Breathtaking - Small Boat up close to everything
We had the best day with southern discoveries. The captain was knowledgeable and funny. With the smaller boat on th
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RikkiBrowne
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Amazing
Driver was absolutely hilarious and gave us plenty of fun facts while we made our way on Coach to Milford Sound. Ha
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dogdadler
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Wonderful Milford Sound tour
We did the Milford Sound Nature Cruise. All things considered, this was an excellent tour of Milford Sound. Given t
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TripNicky
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Great views, but a long bus trip and buffet not worth it
I booked the day trip which involves a long bus ride both ways to Milford Sound. You get a number of stops along th
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Siobhan255106
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Great Day
We really enjoyed the trip and thought bus driver Bruce was exceptional. Very witty and considerate. Kept us all en
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Londonukrose
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Milford sound Amazing BUT
This company is a rip off. Though ticket was also to include Observatory. This was closed and no refund given. Mor
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Relax711312
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Good!
Worth doing if in New Zealand for a short trip. Our guide/driver Gabe was great and very nice! The commentary on th
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Eric G
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Fantastic Experience
The Milford Sound experience was incredible. We started the tour in Te Anau on a very comfortable with great visibi
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Xplor138
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Comfortable coach, dramatic scenery, long day
I’d say this is a must do tour, if in this neck of the wood. The scenery both en route to Milford Sound is dramatic
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rima1973
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Heaven on Earth
Long ride, but did not feel it at all. Breathtaking scenery throughout! Great guide! And the cruise was the icing o
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DavidK4049
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Despite heavy rain, still amazing
We were caught up in the massive flooding around Feb 2, 2020, and still had great viewing and kayaking. Definitely
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589indranid
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REFUND
The trip was fantastic. And I wish to get a refund for not going to the Underwater Observatory please.
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Z8063JKrebeccag
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Scenery beautiful... customer service abysmal
I was very excited to book onto the nature cruise, as both a keen bird and sealife enthusiast as well as first time
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Capricorn140
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Loved the cruise - bus was a challenge
Travelled after the washout of the road in convoy - not a problem. Was on a small minibus, which was quite uncomfo
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish
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