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Milford Sound BBQ Bus

Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1045
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Full-Day Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park Tour including Milford Sound...
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Join the BBQ Bus for a unique interactive small group experience to Milford Sound that includes a delicious Kiwi-style BBQ lunch, your Milford Sound boat cruise, and our enthusiastic and engaging driver guide. Our small modern coaches allows access to a wide range of areas for photo opportunities. Summer (November – April) BBQ lunch and scenic cruise included Depart every day (except 25 December, Christmas day). Queenstown 7:20am - 9pm Te Anau 10:30am - 6:30pm Winter (May - October) BBQ lunch on the scenic cruise boat Departing on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays Queenstown 6:50am - 7:30pm Te Anau 9:45am - 5pm Pick up and drop offs from most accommodation outlets in Queenstown available. Te Anau pick up and drop off - 'Kiwi Country' on Miro Street. Sit back and relax in our comfortable, modern coach and take in the experience. The beauty of this trip to Milford Sound is that around every corner is another example of New Zealand's breathtaking natural beauty. With our smaller coaches, we are able to access a wide range of areas for photo opportunities, as well as stop in our uniqie secluded locations within the National Park for our delicious BBQ Lunch. While we prepare your tasty lunch, take a short walk and breathe in the fresh alpine air or simply relax and unwind amidst Fiordland National Parks world famous setting. In Milford Sound we link up with a spectacular scenic cruise operated by Cruise Milford, where the wonders of the area will unfold. This cruise showcases not only the unforgettable scenery of Milford Sound, but also provides an opportunity to see some of the areas most fascinating and beautiful wildlife including dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, Fiordland Crested penguins, and even Whales. The smaller boat and off-peak sail time provides a less crowded, more enjoyable cruise for everyone. Between May and October the BBQ lunch is served on the boat, where people can get out of the cold weather and stay warm and dry. If you are looking for an all inclusive, true Kiwi experience of Milford Sound - You can't go wrong with the Milford Sound BBQ Bus!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1045

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Reviewed 2 days ago

An absolutely lovely day! Firstly the wether could not have been any better! Complete sunshine for a majority of the day. The BBQ bus is a smaller bus therefore it can park in many spectacular photo spots that the larger tour buses cannot park in...More

Thank Taylor P
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Thank ell9735
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a pick up in Te Anau so journey not so long. Just 7 on our trip with Nigel. Nigel is knowledgeable and passionate about the area. Also some witty banter. Food on the boat also hit the spot. A really good way to...More

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Thank mttx0408
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really great day tour. The bus is one of the smaller ones which allows access to areas the bigger buses can't get to. Its a long drive from Queenstown down but the driver/guide/cook Graeme did a great job of entertaining us. The...More

Thank Meg C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be ready for a 12 hour day. Bus size is nice since you only have max 15 people. Tour guide Nigel was very knowledgeable about NZ and it’s history. Knows the land very well. Made sure he knew everyone’s name and talked during the long...More

Thank Gabby Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having always preferred smaller group tours, the BBQ Bus tour seemed like an ideal way to see Milford Sound and the surrounding scenery. It's a long return trip - and there is a risk that you may not get to Milford sound if the road...More

Thank OK1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this day out. The bus driver, Rob was very entertaining and we loved seeing all the sights on the way to Milford Sound. The BBQ onboard was a great idea and we also appreciated having the reserved seats on the boat. We...More

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25 September 2017|
Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
I believe you have contacted us directly and we have cancelled you booking as per your request.
24 September 2017|
Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your question. Yes, this option is available as long as you do not have extensive amounts of luggage to transport. This tour option is bookable from our BBQ Bus website. Click 'book now' at the top of... More