Milford Sound Winter Coach & Cruise

Alpine Winter Splendor at Milford Sound

Available May to September. Forget the snow chains. Forget the ice. Remember Milford Sound. Travel safely with us from Te Anau in a small group and enjoy a full day tour through this alpine wonderland.  Explore on foot with short guided walks and scenic photographic stops, and enjoy a boat cruise on Milford Sound.

Eglinton Valley Milford Highway in winter


Our experienced, local drivers know the Milford Road, ensuring you see all the special sights safely. Forget all the hassle with chains, black ice, snow and rushing to meet your boat cruise - with Trips & Tramps, it's all taken care of. Our relaxed timetable allows more stops to enjoy this winter wonderland, with plenty of opportunities for photographs and short guided walks.

Travel in small groups (maximum 14 people) with that special personal service. You can even help deliver the post to one of the most scenic places in the world - we have the 'Milford Sound Mail' contract!

Day Break, Milford Sound in winter


In Milford, enjoy the Real Journeys Nature Cruise for a leisurely cruise of the fiord. The 2 hour cruise provides excellent viewing opportunities to enjoy the incredible waterfalls,rainforest and wildlife.  View the fiord from the sea on this purpose built boat, dwarfed by the huge cliffs soaring vertically skywards.  In the water, seals, playful dolphins and the rare Fiordland Crested Penguin may be spotted.

Trip Add-ons

Option to add to your cruise the Milford Discovery Center (additional charge) to view this unique underwater seascape.

Hot Soup and bread roll is provided on the boat during June, July & August for all passengers.

Have you considered a scenic heli-flight - this can be built into the day. Ask your guide on the day for details.