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Full-Day Milford Explorer Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

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Recently ranked as the world's most beautiful place, Milford Sound is a must-do for those visiting New Zealand's South Island. The Milford Explorer departs Queenstown and stops at the picturesque Te Anau township on the lake before heading through the Homer Tunnel into Milford Sound. Once there, you will go on an unforgettable one and a half hour boat cruise through the Milford Sound exploring soaring peaks, towering waterfalls and New Zealand nature at its best.

What You'll Get

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Pass By: Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

Fiordland National Park is in the southwest of New Zealand’s South Island.

Stop At: Eglinton Valley, Milford Sound New Zealand

The slow march of the glaciers carved out this alpine valley eons ago – now it’s the perfect place to stop, stretch your legs and marvel at the scenery on the way to Milford Sound.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mirror Lakes Walk, Milford Road,, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

One of the key highlights of the Milford Road – have your camera ready for this unmissable photo opportunity!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Monkey Creek, Milford Sound New Zealand

Monkey Creek is a beautiful spot on the road to Milford Sound. Stand amid awe-inspiring mountain scenery and experience New Zealand’s pristine environment in a fun and unique way.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Homer Tunnel, 94 S.h., Milford Sound New Zealand

This 1.2km-long tunnel runs under the mountains and was carved out by hand – it’s the only road access into Milford Sound.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Milford Sound, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9679 New Zealand

Relax in our uncrowded, modern catamaran while we spoil you with unlimited, close-up viewing of waterfalls, wildlife and rainforest from three viewing decks (both indoor and outdoor).

Duration: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Not wheelchair 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
  • 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

  • Food and drinks
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Departure Point
5 Church Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand

Departure Time
6:25 AM

12 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Kiwi Experience in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.