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Full-Day Milford Explorer Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

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You'll start at
5 Church Street
5 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New ZealandBus Stop outside Nomads Hostel
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  • 1
    Eglinton Valley
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Mirror Lakes Walk
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Monkey Creek
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Homer Tunnel
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Milford Sound
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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You'll end at
5 Church Street
5 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New ZealandBus Stop outside Nomads Hostel
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Important Information
Departure Point
5 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Return bus transfers to Milford by air-conditioned coach
  • Driver guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Boat cruise aboard the 'Maiden of Milford'
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Milford Sound
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
11Reviews
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Peter G wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions
Great value 12 hour day, modern bus, great tunes, cruise at Milford Sound amazing. Driver Tody (or was he Rody) was fantastic, great commentary, safe driver, long day for him 12 hrs Beautiful countryside, Fiordland National Park just stunning A must do day if in Queenstown
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from KiwiExperienceCrew, Front Office Manager at Full-Day Milford Explorer Tour and Cruise from Queenstown
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the epic 5 stars, glad to hear you had a great day on our Milford Explorer with Toddy! :)
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William W wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution
I booked and paid for this trip on 4th April,the company sent me an e-mail saying that they were not running a trip that day and booked me in for the next day as I was not going to be in Queenstown the next day I cancelled it,but no refund was offered,i have written to the
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Date of experience: April 2019
Response from KiwiExperience, Front Office Manager at Full-Day Milford Explorer Tour and Cruise from Queenstown
Responded 29 Jun 2019
Kia Ora Wiliam, this one appears to have slipped through the cracks. Please if this has not been resolved to send an email to travel@kiwiex.co.nz with your reference number and our customer experience team will be able to help you out with this. Cheers.
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wfbauer wrote a review Jun 2019
13 contributions3 helpful votes
Our driver Brenden, was really great! The bus ride there was good but the cruise on the sound was even better!! A must do activity. You have the option of having lunch in included or not. We did not but the bus stops before the sound for a 30 min stop and you can pick up a take
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from KiwiExperience, Front Office Manager at Full-Day Milford Explorer Tour and Cruise from Queenstown
Responded 29 Jun 2019
Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed your day out on the water.
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Kathleen S wrote a review Mar 2018
11 contributions3 helpful votes
We went on the overnight visit to Doubtful Sound on the Fjordland Navigator and it was definitely a highlight of our trip. We were transported from Queenstown via coach bus (a 2-hour ride) to Manapouri, with interesting commentary offered by our bus driver throughout. At
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Date of experience: March 2018
Kathlyn F wrote a review Aug 2017
59 contributions8 helpful votes
+9
I thought it would simply be a bus picking us up in town and taking to Milford Sound and back but I was so wrong. It is great tour! We had an amazing tour guide who taught us a lot about the local history and the Maoris' beliefs. Interesting stories and plenty of stops for us to
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Date of experience: August 2017
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By: Milford Explorer
Peter G
20
Fantastic
Great value 12 hour day, modern bus, great tunes, cruise at Milford Sound amazing. Driver Tody (or was he Rody)
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Ian H
Albury, Australia
111
WOW
Every moment we spent at Milford Sound was a treat for the senses. The scenery was just breathtaking. Everyone
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William W
10
Watch out for this company
I booked and paid for this trip on 4th April,the company sent me an e-mail saying that they were not running a
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wfbauer
Didsbury, Canada
123
Juicy Cruise Milford Sound Tour
Our driver Brenden, was really great! The bus ride there was good but the cruise on the sound was even better!! A
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Kathleen S
103
A Must-Do Experience!
We went on the overnight visit to Doubtful Sound on the Fjordland Navigator and it was definitely a highlight of
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RC88CA22
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
180
Great Day Out
It is a great day out, with stops along the was to take in the scenery, take pictures and drink some glacial
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Vaughan187
Franz Josef, New Zealand
20
Outstanding day! Highlights: the Kea's, Monkey Creek, Q the Driver! & Mitre Peak!
An outstanding day out, we had a great pie in Te Anau before heading toward Milford Sound. We stopped as many
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Kathlyn F
London, United Kingdom
388
What a trip!!
I thought it would simply be a bus picking us up in town and taking to Milford Sound and back but I was so wrong.
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Cristian M
10
Amazing experience; a must do in New Zealand
I really enjoyed this! This is a must do in New Zealand! The landscape is amazing! The staff was suuper kind and
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Shannon G
10
Most amazing experience!
This trip was perfect. The scenic drive, the boat cruise and the stunning day made it the best NZ experience!
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