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Milford Sound BBQ Bus

Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 800 421 045
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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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“rainy weather” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 800 421 045

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

What an experience! We had sunshine, clouds, rain, and even snow... in summer! Nigel was excellent throughout the whole trip, being informative and funny all at once. The BBQ had great flavor and I was stuffed! All stops were enjoyable, but my favorite was the...More

Thank Kaik D
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We are an italian couple and we have been to New Zealand for our honeymoon. Our last stop has been in Queensland, we have therefore decided to go and visit the Milford Sound. We booked this tour with the BBQ Bus more than one month...More

Thank Cristina_Bulagn
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Hi Cristine and Alessandro! Thank you so much for this lovely review! It sounds like you had an absolutely amazing trip with Nigel and left with some very precious memories. We aspire to make every customer come away feeling as you did. Thanks again, The...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

It was great, we enjoyed so much the trip, the views, the food and the comments of our guide! We recommend it for those who want to visit Fiordland.

Thank Edgar G
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

Hi Edgar. Thank you for posting your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your experience. Kind regards, Marty.

Reviewed 22 February 2016

My fiancee and I were picked up right on time, which was a great start. The lads were very entertaining and full of useful and interesting knowledge about the area and its inhabitants. The smaller bus size allowed us to go down tracks the coaches...More

Thank mcdon-mw04g
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Have to say Graham was an excellent guide and driver BBQ was also v good altho backup venue at a rundown camp due to rainy weather was tacky Cruise boat experience and crew on the Sound were very good Biggest drawback was long day driving...almost...More

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We had a fantastic day on the BBQ bus tour - a great way to see the beautiful Milford Sound. We were picked up promptly from our hotel and our driver, Graham, was friendly and knowledgeable. He ensured that everyone on the tour felt comfortable...More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 21 November 2015

I highly recommend this tour if you're going to Milford Sound. It is so much more relaxing and enjoyable to have someone else make the long drive and you can take in the sights. Loved the small group vs large bus loads and the lunch...More

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015

Hi Jen. Thank you for the lovely review. We really appreciate people taking the time to comment on their trip with us. You obviously enjoyed your day. We do try and make sure all our guests get the best trip possible. Kind regards Marty (owner).

Reviewed 3 November 2015

We had a great day with Marty on the BBQ Bus - Marty the owner, was an awesome host with great commentry along the way. This is a small group tour - so you quickly get to know the other tour guests. Milford Sound was...More

1  Thank BEARSLY
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015

Thanks heaps for taking the time to review your trip to Milford Sound with me. It is always appreciated and we never take it for granted. I'm delighted you enjoyed your day. All the best, Marty.

Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Nigel our driver is a start. We had a pleasant trip from Queenstown to Milford Sound. Being a small tour has too many advantages: Nigel memorised all our names and kept all entreteined. Views are amazing. Definitely an unforgetable trip.

Thank Lyda O
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015

Hi Lyda. Nigel is a great guide and reviews like yours always remind me of that. He will be very pleased you enjoyed your trip with him. Yes, he is great at remembering names. Certainly better than I. All the best. Marty (owner).

Reviewed 16 September 2015

Small tour bus means you get to mix with fellow travellers on a fantastic day tour of sound.Martin the driver is well informed on sights as well as flora and fauna.He stops bus for plenty of photo ops then doubles up to cook lunch on...More

1  Thank martin m
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015

Hi Martin. Thanks for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your day with us to Milford Sound. Take care. The other Martin.

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