:: Milford Sound Trip

> The Coach

Milford Sound Select's coaches offer you a comfortable and relaxed sightseeing tour experience.
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> The Cruise

Our Milford Sound trips include a cruise aboard a comfortable, modern cruise boat.
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> Optional Helicopter Sightseeing

A unique chance to see Milford Sound an the hidden valleys around it by helicopter.
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> The Optional Flyback

MIlford Sound Select fly back to Queenstown option offers a unique view of this wild landscape.
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> The Map

The Milford Sound Select interactive Google Map will give you and insight into your trip.
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Milford Sound Lunch

> Lunch Options

You have a choice of lunch options
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The Milford Sound Select Day Trip - Coach - Cruise - Coach

Simply the best way to see Milford Sound

A personal trip with friendly local driver/guides and smaller group.

Comfortable, relaxed travel on a luxury glass-roofed coach

• The best Milford Sound cruise, on a spacious, modern vessel.

More time to photograph this wonder of the natural world.

Trip Description:

This breathtaking scenic adventure starts from Queenstown where we can pick you up from your central Queenstown accommodation.

We head south along Lake Wakatipu, under the looming shoulders of The Remarkables Range.

Beyond the rugged lake edge the country transforms to high country pastures surrounded by mountains then its down into the serenely beautiful farm country of the Northern Southland plains. Heading west towards the mountains and Te Anau we pass through some of New Zealand's most scenic farm country. Around us are clear streams and rivers, world-famous for their trout fishing.

At Te Anau village we stop for refreshments, looking across the lake we see the undisturbed eastern fringes of the bush clad Fiordland National Park, where green bush clad valleys rise to row upon row of mountain peaks.

We recommence our journey and travel north alongside Lake Te Anau entering Fiordland National Park. This World Heritage area, has some of the most spectacular and memorable scenery in the world. This is New Zealand as you imagined it.

From the Eglinton Valley with its endless golden tussock pastures, we travel into beech forests, past tranquil lakes and crystal clear rivers as we climb steadily into the very heart of the mountains. Passing through mist-covered valleys, carved out by rock and ice to reach the Homer Tunnel, the gateway to Milford Sound under the massive Darren Moutain range.

Starting our descent into Milford Sound we travel from cloud-capped forest peaks into the subtropical west coast valleys of Milford Sound. The sheer visual power of this place has earned its reputation as one of the seven wonders of the natural world, the road trip in is considered one of the great road trips in the world.

Here the cruise vessel awaits and it's time for another unforgettable perspective of nature at her awe-inspiring best. You can choose to have a comfortable window seat inside or stay on deck to make the most of the photo opportunities. Your Skipper will get you right up to spectacular waterfalls that cascade off the walls of the fiord, expect to see pods of dolpins dancing in the wake of the boat and seals lounging on the rocks only metres away. The boat has a bar where drinks and snacks can be purchased. Those wishing to have lunch whilst on the cruise can place an order with us when booking.

Find out more about your day touring Milford Sound by coach and boat with Milford Sound Select below. Alternatively, find out more about the opportunity to finish your day tour by flying over Milford Sound and returning to Queenstown by air (a good option if you prefer a shorter day).


Coach - Cruise - Coach from Queenstown - Departs 7.15am - Returns 7.00pm

Online Special Adult $169.00 (Usually $189.00) - Child $99.00

Coach - Cruise - Coach from Te Anau - Departs from Kiwi Country at 9.45am

Adult: $149.00 Child $75.00

Flyback Option (read more)

Coach - Cruise - Fly from Queenstown - Departs 7.15am - Returns 4.30pm

Adult: $599.00 Child: $370.00

Helicopter Option (read more)

Adult: $469.00 Child: $469.00



Take an unforgettable trip in our luxury glass roofed coach from Queenstown to Milford Sound with Milford Sound Select. Discover New Zealand's most dramatic landscapes and the beautiful World Heritage Fiordland National Park. If Safety and Comfort are your priorities, this is the trip for you!