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Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour & Boutique Cruise from Queenstown

Premium Small group tour including a picnic lunch & boutique Milford Sound cruise onboard the top cruise operator Cruise Milford, from Queenstown. There is no better way to see this most famous attraction!

Highlights

  • Milford Sound Cruise with Cruise Milford
  • Fiordland National Park
  • Lake Te Anau, Eglinton Valley, Mirror Lakes, Hollyford River, Homer Tunnel & Mitre Peak
  • Wildlife Spotting

Our small group, fully guided tour to the spectacular Milford Sound is a once in a lifetime experience. Enjoy the scenic return trip from Queenstown and a boutique Milford Sound Cruise with TripAdvisor's #1 cruise company! Our passionate tour guides have excellent local knowledge to share with you making our tours unbeatable.

We at Cheeky Kiwi Travel are dedicated to providing the best tours by keeping groups small, having awesome guides and taking you to the top locations. With secret stops along the way, wildlife viewings, comfortable vehicles, complimentary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember.

Itinerary

  • Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu, Devils Staircase - Leaving Queenstown behind your guide will set the scene for your adventure as we travel past popular sightseeing spots including Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables mountain range and the 'Devils Staircase' road.
  • Lake Te Anau - Stopping off for a break at New Zealand’s second largest lake you might get the chance to see some native wildlife, then along toTe Anau Downs to learn about the area and enjoy the views.
  • Eglinton Valley - Located in Fiordland National Park, this fabulous vista has been made famous by the Lord Of The Rings films as being the 'Misty Mountains'.
  • Mirror Lakes - Get your camera ready for the ultimate postcard worthy pictures of the reflections of the Earl Mountains on the water.
  • Lake Gunn - Enjoy the peace at this tranquil lake which was named after a famous explorer and is a popular fishing spot.
  • Hollyford River & Falls Creek - Large boulders line the way for this powerful river that feeds into an impressive waterfall.
  • Darran Mountains - Home to the world's largest alpine parrot, the Kea! These playful and cheeky birds are a delight to watch.
  • Homer Tunnel - Learn the incredible history of this hand built tunnel and - on a rainy day - be in awe of the hundreds of waterfalls cascading on the other side.
  • Milford Sound - On board your boutique Cruise Milford vessel you will be treated to the incredible views of what has been dubbed "The 8th Wonder Of The World". Enjoy nature at its finest and get close up views of wildlife and waterfalls. An unbeatable experience.
  • Mitre Peak - During your cruise you will get epic views of Mildford Sound's iconic mountain, Mitre Peak.
  • The Chasm - One of the many stops we try to make on our return journey is at the spectacular bush walk - The Chasm.
  • Pop's View Lookout - Learn about the ancient Maori explorers whilst taking in the views over the divide in the Southern Alps.
  • Queenstown - Back to Queenstown with a day of amazing memories and camera roll full of impressive photos!
Adult $249.00 (Aged 15+)
Child $219.00 (Aged 5-14 years)
Infant $100.00 (Aged 0-4 years)

What's included

  • Small Group & Fully Guided Tour
  • Cruise Entry
  • Bottled Water & Snacks
  • Picnic Lunch

Duration

  • Allow approximately 13 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Pick up from central Queenstown/Te Anau hotels or pick up points (Please select your pick up point when booking)

Restrictions

  • Children aged 14 or under cannot travel on Cheeky Kiwi Travel tour services without an accompanying adult aged 18 or over.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Minimum numbers are required for the tour to run.

    Children aged 7 years and below are required to travel in a child safety car seat. If you don't have a car seat one can be rented from us for $50 per child (with 24 hours notice).

  • Extras available at checkout:

    Car Seat - If your child is under 8 we strongly recommend reserving a Car Seat which is a child safety seat that allows our seat belts to fit your child correctly and safely. $50 per seat.

    Milford Sound to Queenstown One Way Flight -If you want to have the ultimate Milford Sound experience, choose this option and we will get you on an unforgettable flight over the Southern Alps back to Queenstown after your tour and cruise. $415 per person.

Available Bookings from December 06 to December 12

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$171.00
  • Child$145.00
  • Infant $99.00

  • Adult$155.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$145.00
  • Infant $99.00

  • Adult$171.00
  • Child$145.00
  • Infant $99.00

  • Adult$155.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$145.00
  • Infant $99.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Ingrid from New Zealand wrote on 23 January 2020

Amazing day

The passion of our tour guide made the day really special. Well organized and interesting. We stopped off in places that were magical. We wanted a small group experience and that is what we got. Amazing day.

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Sandro Bianchi from New Zealand wrote on 08 April 2021

Awesome day

Great day, Callum was awesome. Lots of great knowledge and funny stories Highly recommended. We will be back!

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Karen McCorkindale from New Zealand wrote on 06 April 2021

Milford tour

This tour was an excellent way to see an amazing part of our beautiful county, to be able to sit back and take in the scenery and have our very informative tour guide Callum take care of stopping at relevant places of interest was great as was his passion for the region. The boat trip was magical. It is a long day but worth it.

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Amanda Spencer from New Zealand wrote on 23 July 2020

A great trip

Thank you Callum for hosting a fabulous trip to Milford Sound yesterday. The scenery on was breathtaking, the Mirror Lake really did look like a mirror. We were lucky to see Kea and seals, the boat trip was beautiful and fun. Highly recommendable

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luisl from New Zealand wrote on 20 January 2020

Amaing!

If you are planning to visit Milford Sound, best go with Cheeky Kiwi. The small tour bus is very comfortable and the whole trip was well worth every penny as you go with a small group and it makes everything go smoothly. Our guide, Colin, was very friendly and informative. Will definitely book again if going back.

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