Milford Sound Coach, Cruise & Walk

Milford Sound, a must-do trip in New Zealand

Enjoy a leisurely, small group day trip to Milford Sound, including a boat cruise along the full length of the fiord to the Tasman Sea.  Our relaxed timetable ensures the best opportunity to enjoy walks, scenic stops and explore this iconic area with a local nature guide. 

Ancient beech trees in Fiordland National Park

Learn about New Zealand's native forest

Milford Sound Coach

Departing from Te Anau, travel along the spectacular Milford Road. Your local, experienced nature driver/guide is eager to share their stories, knowledge and passion for the area, bringing the mysteries of Fiordland to life. With a maximum of 14 people and traveling in a modern touring coach, your experience of the Fiordland will be second to none.

Milford Boat Cruise

On reaching Milford Sound, join a Nature Boat Cruise for a leisurely cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea. The cruise provides excellent viewing opportunities, with plenty of time available to enjoy the waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife (seals, penguins and dolphins) around the fiord.

Walks

Exploring on foot with a walk in Fiordland is a must, even if it is only a few hundred meters. Discover more with our overland tour!  Your local guide will share a series of walks and scenic stops in a range of environments, plus provide fascinating intrepretation of the unique native flora and fauna.  We tailor the day to the weather, seasonal highlights and to get you off the beaten track.

Native forest and easy trails in Fiordland National park

Easy paths suitable for everyone to explore

Milford Sound Coach

Departing from Te Anau, travel along the spectacular Milford Road. Your local, experienced nature driver/guide is eager to share their stories, knowledge and passion for the area, bringing the mysteries of Fiordland to life. With a maximum of 14 people and traveling in a modern touring coach, your experience of the Fiordland will be second to none.

Milford Boat Cruise

On reaching Milford Sound, join a Nature Boat Cruise for a leisurely cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea. The cruise provides excellent viewing opportunities, with plenty of time available to enjoy the waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife (seals, penguins and dolphins) around the fiord.

Walks

Exploring on foot with a walk in Fiordland is a must, even if it is only a few hundred meters. Discover more with our overland tour!  Your local guide will share a series of walks and scenic stops in a range of environments, plus provide fascinating intrepretation of the unique native flora and fauna.  We tailor the day to the weather, seasonal highlights and to get you off the beaten track.

Rain in Fiordland National Park

High rainfall in Fiordland makes the area lush

Milford Sound Coach

Departing from Te Anau, travel along the spectacular Milford Road. Your local, experienced nature driver/guide is eager to share their stories, knowledge and passion for the area, bringing the mysteries of Fiordland to life. With a maximum of 14 people and traveling in a modern touring coach, your experience of the Fiordland will be second to none.

Milford Boat Cruise

On reaching Milford Sound, join a Nature Boat Cruise for a leisurely cruise of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea. The cruise provides excellent viewing opportunities, with plenty of time available to enjoy the waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife (seals, penguins and dolphins) around the fiord.

Walks

Exploring on foot with a walk in Fiordland is a must, even if it is only a few hundred meters. Discover more with our overland tour!  Your local guide will share a series of walks and scenic stops in a range of environments, plus provide fascinating intrepretation of the unique native flora and fauna.  We tailor the day to the weather, seasonal highlights and to get you off the beaten track.

Ascending up to Key Summit on the Routeburn Track

Alpine plants make a fascinating backdrop

Short Walks and Scenic Option (year round)

Year round, in summer and winter enjoy a series of short, guided hikes and scenic stops with your local guide. Our National Park concession and flexibility allows us to access all areas, including the Gertrude Valley, Lake Gunn, and Hollyford Valley.  Plentiful opportunities are made for you to experience the natural fauna and flora with all your senses, ensuing you get to enjoy the best wilderness and wildlife opportunities available in this World Heritage Area.

Routeburn Track, Key Summit Option (October - April)

For the more active this option is walking, hiking or in New Zealand we say 'tramping' at it's best.  Take the opportunity to ascend the Routeburn Track, a NZ Great Walk to Key Summit.  Hike through lush beech rainforest and into the alpine environment with panoramic views of the surrounding Fiordland Mountains, alpine lakes and deep bush clad valleys. This option is unguided unless the whole group decides to go.

Hiking at Key Summit on the Routeburn Track

Stunning mountain vistas at the top.

Short Walks and Scenic Option (year round)

Year round, in summer and winter enjoy a series of short, guided hikes and scenic stops with your local guide. Our National Park concession and flexibility allows us to access all areas, including the Gertrude Valley, Lake Gunn, and Hollyford Valley.  Plentiful opportunities are made for you to experience the natural fauna and flora with all your senses, ensuing you get to enjoy the best wilderness and wildlife opportunities available in this World Heritage Area.

Routeburn Track, Key Summit Option (October - April)

For the more active this option is walking, hiking or in New Zealand we say 'tramping' at it's best.  Take the opportunity to ascend the Routeburn Track, a NZ Great Walk to Key Summit.  Hike through lush beech rainforest and into the alpine environment with panoramic views of the surrounding Fiordland Mountains, alpine lakes and deep bush clad valleys. This option is unguided unless the whole group decides to go.

Alpine tarn on Key Summit, Routeburn Track

An alpine lake reflects the clear skies

Short Walks and Scenic Option (year round)

Year round, in summer and winter enjoy a series of short, guided hikes and scenic stops with your local guide. Our National Park concession and flexibility allows us to access all areas, including the Gertrude Valley, Lake Gunn, and Hollyford Valley.  Plentiful opportunities are made for you to experience the natural fauna and flora with all your senses, ensuing you get to enjoy the best wilderness and wildlife opportunities available in this World Heritage Area.

Routeburn Track, Key Summit Option (October - April)

For the more active this option is walking, hiking or in New Zealand we say 'tramping' at it's best.  Take the opportunity to ascend the Routeburn Track, a NZ Great Walk to Key Summit.  Hike through lush beech rainforest and into the alpine environment with panoramic views of the surrounding Fiordland Mountains, alpine lakes and deep bush clad valleys. This option is unguided unless the whole group decides to go.

Trip Add-ons

A delicious picnic lunch is included in the cost. If you have any dietary requirements please let us know prior to the day of travel so we can cater for these.

Build into your day a fantastic scenic heli-flight. Ask your guide on the day.