Cruise Milford Sound. Cruise the idyllic waters of Milford Sound and admire the magnificent scenery up close.

Cruise Milford Sound

Cruise the idyllic waters of Milford Sound and admire the magnificent scenery up close. Catch views of dolphins, penguins and seals basking on rocks. Milford Sound is the most famous and accessible of the glacier carved fiords in Fiordland. Deep blue waters, cascading waterfalls, sheer cliffs, dense rain forest, towering mountains and fascinating wildlife; it’s all here waiting for you.

Most cruises also offer a visit the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory as part of their package.


Day Cruises

A variety of daytime cruises are available for visitors to Milford, on vessels ranging from the very large to the small. Launches travel down the south side of Milford Sound, out to the Tasman Sea and return up the north side, stopping off at all points of interest. Cruises feature commentary on the flora and fauna of the Sound and on most either hot meals are provided or lunches can be purchased.


Overnight Cruises

Twilight is a magical time at Milford Sound, and its yours to enjoy as you cruise throughout this magnificent fiord. Launches cruise out towards the open sea before anchoring in sheltered cove. Experience the fiord at your own pace as you kayak around sheltered bays, explore the shoreline in a tender vessel, go swimming in the fresh water or simply sit back and unwind. An on-board nature guide will be on hand throughout the cruise to answer all your questions and give interesting commentaries about this spectacular fiord.

Cruises anchor for the night in Harrison Cove, and provide a variety of sleeping cabins on-board the launch. In the evening, retreat to your private cabin, or settle back and enjoy the company of fellow passengers.


See a complete list of Milford Sound cruises, sailing & water options.

This week's featured cruises in Milford Sound are:

Featured Milford Cruises

Milford Experience Scenic Tour (return from Queenstown)

Milford Experience Scenic Tour (return from Queenstown)

Day Tour - Queenstown - Starting from NZ $200 per person

A day excursion to one of the world's greatest natural wonders. Enjoy a spectacular day in the Fiordland World Heritage Park culminating with a cruise of famous Milford Sound. More...

Discover Milford Sound: Coach + Cruise + Scenic Flight (from Queenstown)

Discover Milford Sound: Coach + Cruise + Scenic Flight (from Queenstown)

Day Tour - Queenstown - Starting from NZ $628.00 per adult

Leave Queenstown and visit Milford Sound for the day. Traveling by coach, boat and plane, highlights of the tour include, Te Anau, Eglinton Valley - ancient alpine beech forest, Mirror Lakes, Homer Tunnel, Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound Red Boat Cruise and a Milford Sound Scenic Flight. More...

Milford Sound Scenic Tour and Cruise (from Queenstown)

Milford Sound Scenic Tour and Cruise (from Queenstown)

Day Tour - Queenstown - Starting from NZ $233.00 per adult

Milford Sound is today frequently referred to as the Eighth Natural Wonder of the World. Discover ancient forest, stunning waterfalls and towering mountain peaks on your full day tour from Queenstown to the World Heritage listed Fiordland National Park. Take an unforgettable cruise aboard a Milford Sound Red Boat to experience the heart-stopping, pristine scenery, towering peaks, waterfalls and marine and bird life! More...

JUCY Cruise Milford Sound Premium Cruises

JUCY Cruise Milford Sound Premium Cruises

Day Cruise - Milford Sound - Starting from NZ $65.00 per person

Join us aboard the Gem of the Sound for your JUCY Cruise Milford Sound Boat Cruise, and marvel at one of the most stunning places on earth. The Gem of the Sound offers an exceptional level of comfort and hospitality, and provides an outstanding experience never before seen in Milford Sound. Our return Milford Sound Coach & Cruise excursions from Queenstown & Te Anau are ideal for those wanting to sit back, relax and let someone else do the driving! More...

3 Day Southern Highlights Scenic Tour

3 Day Southern Highlights Scenic Tour

Multi-day Coach Tour - South Island

A three day tour offering the best the South Island has to give. Travel to Mount Cook, Queenstown, Milford and Dunedin before returning to Christchurch More...


Milford Sound Overnight Cruise - Fiordland DiscoveryMilford Sound Overnight Cruise - Fiordland Discovery - Cruise.

Fiordland Discovery offers a scenic overnight boat cruise around New Zealand's iconic Milford Sound. Guests can enjoy...

Stewart Island Flights - Scenic FlightsStewart Island Flights - Scenic Flights - Air-Land Tour - Stewart Island.

Scenic flights can be tailored to showcase whatever part of Southland you desire. From Oreti Beach, the stretch of...

 

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