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Let Go Orange take you on a journey on board the newly refurbished Milford Haven ship. We pride ourselves in our approach to cruising, allowing you and your fellow travelers the time to immerse fully in the jaw dropping surrounds. You can chose to explore the ship without haste as you have a full two hours out on the water. We aim to get you as close to the mountains that rise from the ocean as possible, carving the epic fiord we see today.You can enjoy exclusively brewed XPA beer on tap and a selection of food sourced from local eateries from the on board café. With soft outward facing seats and comfy booths there is plenty of places to sit indoors. The top deck boasts an AstroTurf roof with a communal wooden bench seat, this is the best place to sit and take in 360 degree views of the Fiord. We've recently been voted the Fiordland operator of year, so make sure you experience Milford Sound with the best
Enjoy exploring New Zealand’s gorgeous Lake Wakatipu on a catamaran cruise from Queenstown. Surrounded by stunning mountains including the Remarkables and the Southern Alps, Lake Wakatipu is New Zealand's longest lake and a highlight of Queenstown. Your captain provides informative commentary about the sights and wildlife around the lake as you cruise to the western shore to take in the stunning scenery. Choose from a selection of morning and afternoon cruises to fit your schedule.
Sunday Best of the Sounds Cruise operates every Sunday through Summer from November to April and brings together all the best highlights in one cruise You’ll see local wildlife, walk through native bush and enjoy spectacular views of Tennyson Inlet. The Jacobs Bay walk gives a gentle but wonderful ‘up close and personal’ taste of the magic of the Sounds. This area is perfect to enjoy swimming as it is sheltered from the wind. Relax for lunch at The Lodge at Te Rawa or bring your own and enjoy a picnic whilst exploring the historic farm. With this cruise you really get to see all our favourite spots!
Join this tour for an elegant cruise on the historic motor yacht "Faith" on Lake Te Anau. This relaxed 3-hour experience includes a guided walk in the Fiordland National Park, a delightful afternoon tea and refreshments, and cruising home under sail. You have 3 uniformed crew hosting you while on board, and 2 nature guides to show you the delights of New Zealand scenery. This option is restricted to 16 passengers to ensure a comfortable, personable experience.
Take a leisurely cruise around Paterson Inlet and a 45-minute walking tour in the bird sanctuary of Ulva Island. Your 2.5-hour itinerary departs from Stewart Island and includes a visit to the historic whaler’s base at Prices Inlet and the hidden coves and unspoiled beaches of Paterson Inlet. Your guide provides informative commentary during the scenic cruise, with the option to purchase lunch. While on board, keep a lookout for New Zealand fur seals and penguins.
Cruise on Queenstown’s iconic vintage steamship, TSS Earnslaw. Relax on board and admire the stunning alpine scenery whilst you cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Explore the decks, view the engine room, watch the stokers in action or purchase delicious snacks/drinks from the Promenade Café.
Join us for an elegant cruise on the historic motor yacht "Faith" on Lake Te Anau. This relaxed 3-hour experience includes a guided walk in the Fiordland National Park, a delightful morning tea and refreshments, and cruising home under sail. You have 3 uniformed crew hosting you while on board, and 2 nature guides to show you the delights of New Zealand scenery. This option is restricted to 16 passengers to ensure a comfortable, personable experience.
Your 2 hour small group scenic cruise is on Lake Mapourika, which is a scenic gem on the Wild West Coast and only minutes from Franz Josef Glacier. Lake Mapourika boasts calm reflective waters, panoramic mountain and glaciers views as well as some of the last remaining untouched Kahikatea rainforest. The back of Lake Mapourika is home to NZ's rarest kiwi - the Rowi. Get up close and view native birdlife from the front viewing platform. Shelter from the weather can be taken in the cabin area. This is a great activity for all ages.
This is the most popular cruise when time is limited, the Ruby Island Cruise is a great way to explore the outstanding scenery of Lake Wanaka, New Zealand in just over 1-Hour. Guests will enjoy a self guided tour of the island with many incredible photo opportunities on this small-group tour. The grade is easy and suitable for children and seniors as well.
Come and join us on a trip to our favourite place on Lake Wanaka, Mou Waho Island.Where you can find an island, on a lake, on an island, on a lake, on an island on the sea! Mou Waho Island is a protected nature reserve and is home to many native New Zealand birds including the curious and flightless Weka. A short walk takes you to the top of the island where you will be exposed to breathtaking panoramic views of the Arethusa pool, Lake Wanaka and its surrounding peaks.Our water taxi leaves Wanaka Marina twice-daily travelling 15km up Lake Wanaka, passing Mou Tapu Island and the steep cliff of fisherman's cove to Mou Waho Island. Your friendly and knowledgeable skipper will inform you of the fascinating geology of the alps and the glaciers that created the lake as you travel along its sparkling waters.Trip includes a 1.5 hour freedom walk on the island.
Travel along the spectacular alpine route of the Milford Road through awe-inspiring scenery. Considered one of the most beautiful drives in the world, you'll experience this journey in comfort on our coaches. Enjoy the panoramic views from our reclining seats that maximise viewing.With multiple stops along the Milford Road and time for short walks andphoto opportunities, our knowledgeable drivers will provide you with some of the best commentary out there. On reaching Milford Sound, you'll join a spectacular 2-hour cruise to themouth of the fiord on a spacious, newly renovated vessel.The Milford Haven has large windows, spacious decks and comfortable lounge areas which offer uninterrupted views of the towering peaks and surging waterfalls. Keep a look out for seals basking on the rocks, dolphins andpenguins. Enjoy scenic highlights such as Mitre Peak and Pembroke Glacier.Food and drinks are available from our extensive café & bar; cash only.
Practically untouched by humans, apart from the select few allowed to operate there, Doubtful encapsulates you the moment you arrive. Travel with us into the heart of Fiordland National Park to discover dramatic landscapes and secluded coves as we cruise the inner fiords of Doubtful Sound. This intimate experience allows you to gain a deeper connection to the heart of Fiordland.Start with a cruise across Lake Manapouri, followed by a coach trip over the stunning Wilmot Pass through Fiordland’s rainforest and into the Doubtful Sound for your 2.5 hour cruise.Flick your phone to flight mode & check out the majestic peaks of Fiordland's best kept secret. Experience this unspoiled wilderness area; you might even see some dolphins, seals & penguins.
Discover New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu and Mt Nicholas high country on a catamaran cruise, an authentic Kiwi-run Farm Tour and 4WD tour from Queenstown. Cruise to the lake’s western shores while hearing informative commentary from your captain. Visit a merino sheep farm, then hop into a 4WD vehicle and zip into the mountains for a bird's-eye view on the stunning region. Take short walks on the mountain, and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea before returning to Queenstown by boat.
A spectacular one hour 40 minute cruise to the mouth of the fiord on a spacious, modern vessel with excellent viewing opportunities. Large windows, spacious decks and comfortable lounges offer uninterrupted views of towering peaks and surging waterfalls. Keep a look out for seals basking on the rocks, dolphins and penguins. Enjoy scenic highlights such as Mitre Peak and Pembroke Glacier. Informative commentary from the captain explains the history and highlights points of interest during the cruise.
Experience stunning scenery on an unforgettable day trip to Milford Sound.The pristine Milford Sound is part of the World Heritage Fiordland National Park, in the south west of the South Island, and is famed for its remote atmosphere and rugged beauty. It is New Zealand’s best known fiord and the only one that can be reached by road. Maori are believed to have discovered Milford Sound more than 1,000 years ago, returning seasonally to collect the prized pounamu (greenstone). In the early 1800s John Grono was the first European settler to land in the sound, which he named after Milford Haven in Wales. Described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world', Milford Sound was carved by glaciers during the ice ages. Milford Sound is breathtaking in any weather. Cliffs rise high into the air from the dark waters, mountain peaks scrape the sky and waterfalls cascade downwards, some as high as 1000 metres.
This multi award winning family owned and operated business is acknowledged as New Zealand’s number one lake cruise.Small and personal, only taking up to 60 passengers, these true blue locals will share a wealth of knowledge offering a very enjoyable experience, with you as their guest.Incredibly The Million Dollar Cruise is one of the most affordable activities in Queenstown. The cruise sales in 90% calm waters and is enjoyed by all age groups and nationalities.This 90 minute cruise will take you across Lake Wakatipu right to the end of the lake, viewing stunning homes, rare birds and other birdlife, Historic Dam and Willow Islands and all the magnificent scenery of Queenstown from the water.
If you’re looking for an experience that’s truly authentic, more insightful and completely personal – this is it! This all-inclusive trip is the longest and best value cruise experience. It includes your choice of Nature, Encounter Nature or Scenic Cruise, a visit to the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory and a tasty picnic lunch or buffet lunch.
Enjoy a 2 hour small group cruise and nature walk to Stevensons island. Once aboard the luxury catamaran, guests will relax in comfort and enjoy a 40 minute cruise among spectacular mountain scenery followed by a guided tour to the island summit with outstanding photo opportunities.
Enjoy a two hour cruise traversing the deep waters of Milford Sound, located in Fiordland. Your cruise will take you past St Anne’s lighthouse and out into the Tasman Sea. Informative guides point out scenic highlights along the way, such as the Bowen Falls (dropping 160 metres seaward), Sinbad Gully (a classic example of a hanging valley), snow-capped Mount Pembroke, and the awe-inspiring Mitre Peak itself, towering 1692 metres from the ocean floor.
A small group day fully guided tour including a picnic lunch from Queenstown or Te Anau to the stunningly beautiful region of Milford Sound where you board your cruise with the No.1 Cruise on TripAdvisor for a majestic experience with spectacular mountains, waterfalls and wildlife. Our tours are run in small groups with a maximum of 16 people, in modern minibuses, specially built to enhance your tour experience and day. On board we have amazing, passionate guides who always have a lot of stories and commentary to keep you entertained along the way. There are so many little things that make our tours unique and memorable including secret stops, complimentary water and snacks, USB charging ports and even Wifi access in the tour vehicle. We are proud that our customer reviews show it's not all about the destination… it's the journey that makes our tours special.
Discover one of the best things to do in South Island New Zealand as you embark on a full-day trip from Te Anau to Queenstown via Milford Sound. You'll explore the World Heritage listed Milford Sound via a luxury catamaran before travelling through Fiordland on a luxury coach tour en route to Queenstown. Join us for an unforgettable day in Fiordland National Park!
Discover Milford Sound on a full-day trip from Te Anau to Queenstown. Travel through the beautiful Fiordland National Park and be mesmerized by the grandeur of this region.
Milford Sound is arguably the most scenic destination in New Zealand. Located in 3 million acres of the Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound is a must-see for any traveler. Magnificent untouched native forests and bush, pristine waterways and lakes, glacier and high peaks. After departing Te Anau the scenery really begins as you are driven along the lake. Lake Te Anau is the largest lake in the South Island. Upon entering the Fiordland National Park, you will travel up along side the Eglington River to three mountain lakes at the head of the Eglington Valley. You will make the fist of our many sightseeing stops that also allow for some great photo opportunities and you have a couple of different locations for lunch and will endeavor to select the best spot on the day. There are some fantastic walks in the area and this is a great opportunity to experience the beautiful alpine beech forest up close.
Enjoy a more intimate Milford Sound experience from Queenstown. Depart later, explore the Milford Road on a comfortable, glass-roof smaller coach and discover the Fiord on a small boat nature cruise. Visit the Underwater Observatory and savor a complimentary, freshly packed Picnic Lunch.
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds, at the top of New Zealand's South Island, with this indulgent Greenshell Mussel Cruise. The cruise features freshly steamed mussels paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the ultimate wine/food match. Relax and unwind while you cruise the tranquil Pelorus Sound and Kenepuru Sound aboard our launch MV Spirit on this half-day tour, departing Havelock. Learn about local history, visit a mussel farm and take in the stunning scenery.
Relax with a glass of chilled Pinot Gris as you bask in the evening light on the lake!This one hour cruise has one local wine or beer included in the ticket and is a great way to see the lake scenery (including the 'Wanaka Lone Tree' ) before your evening meal. The cruise is fully licensed so further drinks can be purchased on board.
Enjoy our premium cruise across the idyllic calm waters of Lake Mapourika which includes a guided walk through a private rainforest trail and kiwi sanctuary. Only accessible by boat, this area is part of a Kiwi Conservation area and is home to many of New Zealand's Native Birds. Your local skipper and guide will lead you through the trail at your own pace, while providing unique insight about the region. This is some of the oldest untouched rainforest in South Westland and is reminiscent to that of the Jurassic Era!
Join the TranzAlpine Train at Christchurch to enjoy a one or two night stay with options of cooked breakfast, tours, rental car and hotpools
Embark on a unique wine adventure with a Wine Hopper Bus that takes you to up to nine different wineries and craft beer locales
Set on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by majestic mountains, the natural beauty and the unique energy of New Zealand's Queenstown region creates the perfect backdrop for a trip full of adventure, exploration or relaxation.Our itineraries are created by a local Kiwi Travel Consultant who will not only share great local tips and advice, but also tailor your visit specifically to suit your personal interests, tastes, travelling style and budget. Accommodation, tours, activities, food and transport are all additional to this cost. We'll work with you to ensure your trip around New Zealand runs smoothly, whatever you choose to see and do.