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VIP Milford - Small Coach and Nature Cruise Ex Te Anau

Explore Milford Sound in ultimate comfort!

What’s in store?

You will be picked up from your Te Anau accommodation in our luxury 18 seater Mercedes coach. Sit back and relax with a small tour group, less people means more time to stop at the stunning sights along the Milford Road.

The main stops include Eglinton Valley, Monkey Creek, Homer Tunnel, and The Chasm. Your driver will also stop at some of the hidden gems only a local driver would know about!

As you head over the divide and descend into Milford you will be rewarded with your first sighting of Mitre Peak and the magnificent Milford Sound.

You’ll be dropped at the terminal entrance and invited to join your 2 hour Nature Cruise with Mitre Peak Cruises. Skipping the queues is always a win!

Keeping with the small group theme, Mitre Peak offers an amazing experience on a small vessel and will guarantee not to be overcrowded!

With 2 viewing decks, inside seating and complimentary tea and coffee, you’ll have everything you need to enjoy this fully guided once in a lifetime cruise.

Feeling hungry? Pre-purchase a $19.00 picnic lunch to enjoy onboard as you watch this prehistoric world go by.

Tip of the Day: Live in the moment but have your camera ready for wildlife sightings and quick dips under thunderous waterfalls!

Adult $145.00
Child $45.00 (aged 4 - 14)
Infant $10.00 (under 4 years)


  • Allow approximately 8 hours for the whole experience


  • Return transport from your Te Anau accommodation.


  • Product Extras: Picnic Lunch - $15.00 Per Person. Includes chicken roll, three taster slices and a piece of fruit. We can cater for any dietary requirements.

    Cruise duration: 2 hours 15 minutes

    This trip requires a minimum of 3 people to operate.

  • Please be ready at pickup point by 7.30am to ensure the coach is ready to leave town with all of our guests by 8am. The coach is on a strict schedule and is unable to wait if customers are late.

Available Bookings from December 06 to December 12

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$95.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$31.00
  • Infant$10.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Child$31.00
  • Infant$10.00

  • Adult$95.00
  • Child$31.00
  • Infant$10.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Child$37.00
  • Infant$10.00

  • Adult$100.00
  • Child$37.00
  • Infant$10.00

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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Koro Nicholas from New Zealand wrote on 15 July 2020

Kia Ora

Beautiful Mercedes Van. Excellent driver. Lots of time to stop and enjoy the sights on the way to Milford and back. Nice lunch pack. This is the BEST way to enjoy the Milford journey. Very intimate experience because of small numbers. Even though our driver has done the tour almost 1000 times, we still felt like he was giving us his quality attention. Nga mihi nui. Kia Ora!

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From VIP Milford - Small Coach and Nature Cruise Ex Te Anau

Hi Koro Thank you for your fabulous review! The small group experience is without a doubt the way to go and our drivers are great guides, with loads of knowledge to share. We are thrilled you enjoyed your day out with us and you are welcome back any time. Kind regards VIP Milford Team :)

Jo Brew from New Zealand wrote on 18 November 2021

Awesome experience

Prompt pick up by friendly, knowledgeable and experienced guide. The mini van was in great condition and very comfortable. The guide made a few stops, pointing out places, plants, geographical facts along the way and gave plenty of photo opportunities. The cruise on Milford Sound was fabulous. We were met by friendly staff, they gave a great tour. The boat was clean and spacious. After the cruise the mini van was waiting and we enjoyed another good journey home. Definitely recommend this trip!

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Jia-Ruei Hsieh from Taiwan wrote on 14 July 2020

Awesome cruise

It was raining in the morning but we saw many many various falls. And it was getting sunny after noon, I think we are lucky to have two totally different view at that day. Great guide and experience.

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From VIP Milford - Small Coach and Nature Cruise Ex Te Anau

Hi Jia-Ruei Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. Milford Sound certainly has two sides to it with the different weather, and it was great that you got to experience both on the same day! Kind regards VIP Milford Team :)

Ronel from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020


Great it was fantastic

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From VIP Milford - Small Coach and Nature Cruise Ex Te Anau

Hi Ronel Thank you for leaving your feedback :) We are happy you enjoyed your day out with us to the amazing Milford Sound. Kind regards VIP Milford Team :)

Amy Abernethy from New Zealand wrote on 20 March 2020

Travelling in style to a magical wonderland

We loved our time with VIP Milford. The commentary was excellent. Our driver knew everything that was needed to know about the region and the environment. We would encourage anyone who wants to focus on the views and surroundings to take a trip with VIP. THANKS!

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From VIP Milford - Small Coach and Nature Cruise Ex Te Anau

Hi Amy Thank you for taking the time to leave your review and for your excellent recommendation. Our drivers have a wealth of knowledge they love to share with our fabulous guests and we are thrilled you enjoyed your day out with us. Kind regards VIP Milford Team :)


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