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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour

Fiordland & Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand

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Adult(s) x (Age 15 To 99)
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Relax in comfort with panoramic views of the magnificent scenery of Fiordland National Park, the biggest national park in New Zealand, where Milford Sound is located on board your Milford Sound Cruise. Join the longest cruise in Milford Sound with an onboard nature guide providing engaging and informative commentary of the local wildlife, flora, fauna and history of the area.

Your cruise includes a 30-minute stop at the Milford Sound Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory, which is only accessible by boat. Disembark and browse exhibits that detail the history, geology and wildlife of Milford Sound. Then descend 33 feet (10m) into New Zealand’s only underwater observatory, where you can see rare black coral, butterfly perch, blue cod and other marine critters that thrive in the waters of Milford Sound.

After taking in the underwater world, get back on your boat to resume your cruise, taking in 360-degree views as you glide along the stunning waterway. Munch on a provided picnic lunch of fresh sandwiches, New Zealand cheese and crackers, biscuits, fruit, and juice.

At the end of your Milford Sound boat cruise, return to your starting point at Milford Wharf.

Cruise and Kayak
Upgrade to include a 1-hour kayak excursion on Milford Sound that takes place near the end of the boat cruise. This is a small-group activity, limited to 16 people, with an experienced nature guide. Slip your kayak into Harrison Cove to glide across crystal-clear water. Gaze at Pembroke Glacier and Harrison Valley as you paddle around the cove. From there, hop back on the boat to head back to the Milford Wharf.

You don’t need any previous experience for this kayak tour; all instruction and gear is provided. Don't miss this rare chance to kayak in the breathtaking, peaceful beauty of Milford Sound.


  • Sightseeing cruise on Milford Sound
  • Entry to Milford Discovery Centre & Underwater Observatory
  • Picnic lunch
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise of your country of origin at the time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible onto boat but no disabled toilets onboard. Vessel has large viewing windows, ideal for wheelchairs.

Meeting Point

Milford Wharf Visitor Centre
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  • Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
  • Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
  • Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
  • Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
  • Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
  • Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour


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