New Zealand: Milford Sound day trip from Queenstown

On this full-day tour departing at 7:30am to Milford Sound enjoy guided commentary touring to and from Milford Sound with our experienced guides. Our small group tours give our guests the ability to get to know the driver and each other, creating a more personal and memorable experience.

Once in Milford Sound, we join a stunning two-hour small boat nature cruise on the fjord – see waterfalls, fur seals, penguins and occasionally dolphins. Enjoy fun and informative commentary from your nature guide, and plenty of off-the-beaten-track visits away from the crowds.

On this top-rated Milford Sound day tour enjoy a guided commentary tour to and from Milford Sound from Queenstown with our experienced guide in a premium 16 seater Mercedes van. In Milford join a 2-hour nature boat cruise on the fjord.

Our Milford Sound day tour was established in 1994 and is a top-rated small group Milford Experience. We allow our guests to escape the crowds and offer a truly unique day, showcasing this world famous region.

We travel in 16 seat, premium Mercedes touring vehicles. This is business class travel with leather interior, and panoramic windows for the best views. Travelling to Milford is a 12-13 hour day from Queenstown. Our smaller vehicles give us the opportunity to stay away from the crowds as well as more flexibility with where we stop on the journey.



  • A personal small group tour (max 16 passengers)
  • Travel in style in a Mercedes Sprinter van designed for touring
  • Escape the crowds and access more sightseeing stops on the famous Milford Road
  • Join a small boat 2-hour nature cruise on Milford Sound
  • Be entertained and learn interesting facts from your expert Altitude Tours guide

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  • Premium transport in a Mercedes Sprinter van
  • A personal small group tour (max 16 passengers)
  • Multiple scenic stops on the famous Milford Road
  • Informative and entertaining commentary from an experienced guide
  • 2-hr small boat nature cruise in Milford Sound
  • Delicious picnic lunch (optional $30 extra)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board the vans
  • Guided return transport from Queenstown to Milford Sound

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Extra snacks
  • Reusable water bottle

The Milford Sound Day Tour departs Queenstown daily at 7:30 am and returns around 7:30 pm.

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