4 Day Queenstown & Milford Sound Overnight Cruise (Mid Range)
4 Day Queenstown & Milford Sound Overnight Cruise (Mid Range)
Experience the best of the Southern Lakes region staying at the Novotel Lakeside, taking in Queenstown and an overnight cruise on spectacular Milford Sound.
|Tour Name:||4 Day Queenstown & Milford Sound Overnight Cruise (Mid Range)|
|From:||Queenstown to Queenstown|
|Valid:||May 18 - Mar 19|
|Price:||From (NZD) $671 per person||Duration:||4 Days|
|2 nights’ accommodation at the Novotel Lakeside|
|Overnight cruise on the Milford Mariner in a private cabin including 3 course evening buffet meal and cooked breakfast|
|Kayaking and tender craft (small boat) activities included|
|Specialist nature guide on board|
|Luxury coach transfers between and Milford Sound|
Prices are per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel May 2018 – March 2019. Blackout periods may apply. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required at time of booking.
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Day by Day Tour Itinerary
On arrival make your way to the Novotel Lakeside, on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. The rest of your day is at leisure to explore.
Early this morning you will be collected from your accommodation and taken to Milford Sound by coach for your overnight cruise. An overnight cruise on the Milford Mariner is the ultimate dinner, bed and breakfast experience. Cruise the full length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea accompanied by a specialist nature guide.
The cruise style is relaxed, allowing plenty of time to view the fiord’s spectacular waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife. The Milford Mariner then anchors in a sheltered cove, where you can join the nature guide to explore in the vessel’s tender craft (small boat) and kayaks. Or, if you prefer, you can simply relax on deck.
As evening falls, enjoy a lavish carvery buffet in the dining saloon. Then relax in the company of fellow travellers or indulge in some star-gazing before retiring to your private cabin. In the morning, enjoy a hearty breakfast before heading back out to the Tasman Sea (weather permitting) and exploring more of the fiord.
Retrace your steps back to Queenstown by coach. The alpine resort town of Queenstown is sophisticated and fantastically scenic. Its lake and mountain landscape is suited to almost any kind of adventure.
Optional scenic flights are available.
At leisure for last minute shopping or sightseeing before making your way to airport and departing for your next destination.
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Your deposit is non-refundable. Relaxing Journeys would have already booked and confirmed all the components of your holiday and we will have to cancel everything and adhere to each suppliers cancellation policy. Should it become necessary for you to cancel your reservation 45 days or more prior to departure date, your deposit only shall be forfeited. Cancellations made within 45 days of departure date will incur the following charges: (Expressed as a percentage of the confirmed tour & holiday price plus your deposit).
44-22 days prior to departure – 25%
21-10 days prior to departure – 35%
9 days or less prior to departure – 50%
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