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From Te Anau: Milford Sound Tour with Cruise and Lunch

From Te Anau: Milford Sound Tour with Cruise and Lunch

From US$ 133.81 per person

Discover the scenery of Milford Sound and the Fiordland National Park on a guided tour from Te Anau, with a sightseeing cruise and lunch included.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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  • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise on Milford Sound with views of Mitre Peak
  • Explore the Fiordland National Park with a knowledgeable guide
  • Pass Lake Te Anau, Eglinton Valley, Mirror Lakes, Hollyford River, and more
  • Keep a look out for native birds and other wildlife
Full description
Take a guided tour by comfortable minibus to explore the natural beauty of Milford Sound and the surrounding area. Your tour includes a sightseeing cruise, a picnic lunch, and plenty of scenic stops along the way. Meet your guide in Te Anau and drive along the lakeside, making a stop at Te Anau Downs to soak in the scenery. Enter the Fiordland National Park and visit Eglinton Valley, to admire the landscape carved by an ancient glacier. Continue to Mirror Lakes and see the Earl Mountains reflected in these clear waters. Relax and take photos by Lake Gunn, before continuing towards Hollyford River. Pass the waterfall at Falls Creek as you head higher into the Darran Mountains, stopping at viewpoints along the way. Keep a look out for local wildlife, including kea, the world’s largest alpine parrot. Enter Homer Tunnel and learn this history of this hand-built tunnel, before arriving at Milford Sound. Board the boat for a sightseeing cruise and see impressive views of Mitre Peak. Back on dry land, take a bush walk through The Chasm and snap photos at Pop's View Lookout, on the return journey to Te Anau.
  • Guided tour
  • Transportation
  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Picnic lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All required protective equipment is provided
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Please meet at the bus stop in front of the public toilets. Look for a 17 or 12-seater minibus with the local partner’s logo on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Insect repellent
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Camera
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved in this experience.
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Strollers can be accommodated on this tour.
  • Children aged 7 and below must sit in a child safety seat.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you’ll be offered an alternative date or a full refund.
Customer reviews

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Fabulous knowledge of the area and explaining the divide and tectonic plates. He looked after us so well with drop off a d collection points. Totally recommend for this trip, we were very happy. Thank you

November 25, 2021

Extremely knowledgable and informative guide. Pick up and drop off at motel door. Absolutely unbelievable scenery and the long drive was made more enjoyable by having stops for photos and informative talks. Well worth the time and effort.

January 3, 2022

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