Milford Sound Coach & Cruise Scenic Tour | Go Milford Day Trip

Milford Sound Coach & Cruise Scenic Tour | Go Milford Day Trip

Travel from Te Anau to Milford Sound in comfort and style on this personal, small group tour through Fiordland’s spectacular snow-capped wonderland.

There are plenty of scenic photo stops along one of New Zealand’s most picturesque drives with panoramic views from every seat. Sit back, relax and enjoy magnificent views as your experienced, local and knowledgeable drivers provide a lively and informative commentary on the area’s history, flora and fauna.

On arrival in Milford Sound, get closer for longer on the all-inclusive, 3 hour Discover More Cruise, a perfect way to explore more of this majestic fiord. Your specialist nature guides roam the vessel and share their passion and knowledge of the history, geology and wildlife of the fiord.

Hidden under the surface in Harrison Cove is the Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory – New Zealand’s only floating underwater observatory, and unique and interacting learning experience. Immerse yourself in a mysterious undersea world and encounter the extraordinary rare black coral and colourful sea creatures teeming just below the surface.

Following your visit to Milford Sound, return to Te Anau by coach.

Tour Info

Tour Type: Cruises & Sailing Adventures
From: Te Anau to Te Anau
Price: From (NZD) $159 per person
Duration: 1 Day
Tour Code: SDGM


Complimentary Te Anau hotel pick up / drop offs
Milford Sound Discover More Cruise
Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory
Picnic lunch
Complimentary Tea & coffee served onboard cruise

Tour Departures

  • Frequency: Daily. All year round
  • Departure Point: Te Anau Visitor Centre 80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau or selected Te Anau hotels
  • Departure Time: 7.45am (Oct-Apr), 8.45am (May-Sep)
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Return Details: Tour concludes at original point of departure at 4.00pm & 6.00pm.
  • Closed: Christmas Day

Children’s Prices

Child prices for day tours apply to children aged 4 – 14 years (inclusive). Children less than 3 years are free of charge, if not occupying a seat.

General Information

  • This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of travel.
  • Confirmation for this product will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated.
  • Complete operator information, including opening times and local contact telephone numbers are included on your e-voucher.

Important Information

  • What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, waterproof jacket, warm clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent and camera
  • Specialist commentary in English is provided on board the vessel and by the coach driver.
  • Interpretation handouts are available in the following languages: English, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French & Russian
  • Modern coaches with leather seats and temperature-controlled comfort
  • *Picnic lunch contains sandwich (with ham, cheese, & salad), cheese and crackers, biscuit/sweet slice, chocolate bar, crisps, fresh fruit and juice.

Tourism Affiliations

Qualmark Endorsed Visitor TransportQualmark Enviro Silver


There are 6 reviews of this tour from past clients of Relaxing Journeys, averaging 4.8 out of 5.

Tour Reviews

Good trip plenty of stops on way to Milford Sound. Bruce was very informative, lovely scenery. Boat trip was amazing getting close to shear rock walls.
Overall Tour Rating

Bruce, the driver, was awesome (as were) the stops and views.
Overall Tour Rating

Was definitely worth the trip down to Te Anau. The weather was raining on the day of our trip down to Milford Sound, but gave us so many great photos of this beautiful country. The cruise offers a nice packed lunch and the crew helped out. Definitely recommend booking your next journey with this company.
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Tour and tour guide to Milford Sound was absolutely fantastic! The group was small which I feel made the day trip far more enjoyable. Our driver (unfortunately I don't recall his name) was great, full of information and a real character too.
Overall Tour Rating

Wonderful weather. Bus driver and group very nice. Boat trip nice commentator nice and informative. I gather your company is different from Real Journeys; somewhat confusing but it all worked out fine.
Overall Tour Rating

Tremendous, very personable and knowledgeable driver/tour guide.
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Milford Sound Coach & Cruise Scenic Tour | Go Milford Day Trip
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Tour Code: SDGM
From (NZD) $159 per person
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6 reviews (4.8/5)

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