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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise

Highlights
  • Escape the crowds on this smaller boat that prioritizes guest space
  • See native New Zealand wildlife from viewing windows and open decks
  • Luxury lounge with ocean-facing sofas and snacks
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise
From US$64,18
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12.45pm CruiseMost Popular
Join our uncrowded boutique small boat cruise on Milford Sound. We limit passenger numbers to 1/2 of our capacity so your experience will be relaxed and personal. Complimentary coffee, tea & biscuits
US$64,18
10.45am Cruise
Join our uncrowded boutique small boat cruise on Milford Sound. We limit passenger numbers to 1/2 of our capacity so your experience will be relaxed and personal. Complimentary coffee, tea & biscuits
US$64,18
2.45pm Cruise
Join our uncrowded boutique small boat cruise on Milford Sound. We limit passenger numbers to 1/2 of our capacity so your experience will be relaxed and personal. Complimentary coffee, tea & biscuits
US$64,18
Overview
Cruise New Zealand’s Milford Sound in a boutique-style boat that limits passengers and enjoy the extra space as you scan for the fiord’s New Zealand fur seals, dolphins, and Fiordland-crested penguins. Sip hot drinks in the lounge or head to the outside deck to see passing waterfalls and dramatic cliffs. This cruise travels the entire Milford Sound, ensuring gorgeous scenery all the way from Freshwater Basin to the Tasman Sea.
What to Expect

Make your way to the visitor terminal in Milford Sound at least 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time to check in for your cruise. Board a spacious boat that only books to half capacity to allow for the best experience.

Climb to an upper cabin with water-facing sofas, and help yourself to coffee, tea, and biscuits, while listening to live commentary from the skipper. Smaller than some cruise boats, the maneuverable vessel can get you even closer to the wildlife you may spot along the way, from New Zealand fur seals to the rare Fiordland crested penguin.

Cruise all the way to the end of Milford Sound, where the fiord opens up onto the Tasman Sea, with expansive views throughout your time on the water. This cruise concludes at the original departure point.

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1 - 5 of 464 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Stunning!

My husband and I loved the hundreds of waterfalls, the fur seals, and the sense of humor of our captain who loved getting us as close as possible to experience the waterfall first hand. Our weather was not perfect but that didn’t matter. It is...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 5 days ago
Milford Sound

Loved every minute of it. It had rained the day before and there must have been 50 waterfalls. No penguins, but seals and plenty of breathtaking views.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing

I booked this cruise through Trip Advisor after reading the reviews, and I am so glad I did. Smaller boat, more personable. We were able to get very close to the sides, something I don't think that bigger boats would have been able to do....More

Thank Kazza58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Spectacular

Cruised milford with cruise milford and it was fantastic. The crew were extremely friendly and had loads of information about milford and the surrounds and the local wildlife. Milford sound is a must do. It is beautiful and I have not seen anything like it.

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Never regret to drive 6 hours to have this Cruise!

We booked Milford Sound Cruise through their website due to their amazing reviews and it turns out tobe all true! Friendly crews and due to it's a small boat, we can get as close as possible to the waterfall! Get prepared to be wet though!...More

Thank PYLiew86
HamishE18, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to seeing you again too.

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yoram b
28 July 2018|
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Response from pornrapee | Reviewed this property |
Its already included if you take a boat trip with one of the operators with license there. The u/w observatory is an joint effort by the tour operators there. Please check with them. They usually do it on the way back from... More
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ysh
29 May 2018|
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Response from ollie049 | Reviewed this property |
We did a 19 day Coach, Rail & Cruise of both Islands. Alos an overnight cruise on Milford Sound onboard "Milford Mariner". Cabins were downstairs however easy to manage. We had three people with varying disabilities who... More
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Peter4006
13 April 2018|
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Response from Tom L | Reviewed this property |
We saw over 100 waterfalls from very small to large, beautiful scenery, Hector dolphins and seals.
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