Enjoy uninterrupted views of glacier-carved cliffs on your Milford Sound cruise aboard the Gem of the Sound. The Gem has been specifically designed to capture the incredible and breath-taking Milford scenery with its unique glass roofs and large viewing decks.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the comfortable booth seating and ambient décor knowing no matter where you are, you won’t miss a thing with high definition cameras projecting live outdoor footage onto TV screens throughout the vessel. There is the option to purchase a gourmet buffet lunch prepared daily using local fresh ingredients, or choose a Japanese or Indian style lunch box. If you’re not too peckish, simply savour an espresso coffee or local beer and wines from the fully licenced bar.
Meet at the pier or opt for a round-trip coach tour of UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park from Queenstown, and stop for photographs and some short nature walks en route to Milford Sound.
What You'll Get
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand
Take a journey through the Fiordland National Park, listening to informative narration about the stunning scenery (of coach option selected), and stop along the way to take photographs and do some short nature walks. Discover the optical illusion of the Avenue of Disappearing Mountains, which seem to sink into the surrounding beech forest. View Hollyford Valley and the Darran Mountains before entering the Homer Tunnel, and snap photos of majestic Mt Tutoko, Fiordland National Park’s highest and most glaciated peak.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Milford Sound, 9679, New Zealand
Step aboard the magnificent three deck Gem of the Sound, and enjoy a scenic cruise along spectacular Milford Sound. Admire towering mountains, vertical cliffs and hanging valleys. Feel the spray from the waterfalls that cascade from an ancient rainforest high in the mountains and look out for New Zealand fur seal colonies and occasionally dolphins swimming nearby.
Your 1 hour 30 minute cruise meanders past majestic Mitre Peak and as you navigate the length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea, let the scenery transport you back to a time of magical wilderness with its towering mountains, vertical cliffs and hanging valleys. Before your cruise takes you back to the bay, learn about the local flora and fauna and hear some fascinating history and Maori legends from your expert guide.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- A very small amount of walking is involved on the coach tour
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult (Child Aged 5-15 years)
- Stroller accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
- Lunch in Te Anau (Only If Coach Transport Selected)
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- Live commentary on board
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (Only if Coach Transport Option Chosen; Selected hotels only
- Transport by air-conditioned glass roof coach (If Coach Transport option selected)
- Coffee and/or Tea
- Entry/Admission - Milford Sound
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (UNLESS CoachTransport option selected)
- Food and drinks (UNLESS Coach Transport option selected)
90 to 720 minutes
Returns to original departure point
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The Fine Print
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