Milford Sound Coach/Cruise/Fly

Milford Flights

Option Four: Milford Sound Coach/Cruise/Fly

For the most engaging way to experience the riches of Fiordland National Park. This option includes three modes of transport (land, sea and air) making this the ‘holy grail’ of combination tours.

Glass roof on the GrayLine Coach


Another option to get to Milford Sound - BBQ Bus

BBQ Bus lunch stop

Enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise

Air Milford return scenic flight



Option A: GrayLine Coach

2018/19 1st October 2018 – 30th September 2019
NZ$620 per adult 
NZ$375 per child 
NZ$115 per infant 

Travel into Milford Sound on a glass-roof 50 seat coach. The “GrayLine Coach” is operated by Intercity and links with the boutique Cruise Milford vessel. It includes a picnic lunch aboard the Milford Sound Cruise boat.

Please note during the month of June the Cruise Milford vessel is on service and so all GrayLine bookings during this period will be offered to switch to Option B.

Option B: Southern Discoveries Coach

2018/19 1st October 2018 – 30th September 2019
NZ$619 per adult 
NZ$359 per child 
NZ$50 per infant 

Southern Discoveries operate this excursion, on a 50 seat glass-roof coach, which links with their Nature Cruise through the fiord and includes a hot buffet lunch aboard.

Please note that during the Winter season (1st  May – 30th September)the Southern Discoveries coach links with a Scenic Cruise, as opposed to a Nature Cruise . The Scenic Cruise is a 250 capacity vessel, which cruises the fiord for 1hr 45mins. The Nature Cruise is a 150 capacity vessel, which cruises the fiord for 2hrs. Both cruises take the same route through the fiord & see the same sights, and both include a buffet lunch.

Option C: BBQ Bus

Summer 2018/19 1st October 2018 – 30th September 2019
NZ$655 per adult 
NZ$375 per child 
NZ$115 per infant 

Join the BBQ Bus for the only small group, owner/operated trip to Milford Sound. Enjoy their unique interactive tour on a mini-bus which allows access to sightseeing and photo stops that the bigger coaches can’t get to. Enjoy a delicious gourmet ‘kiwi style’ barbecue lunch which includes New Zealand lamb shish kebabs, famous mango curry and tasty sausages. 

Please note the BBQ Bus is closed for the month of June.

When booking this tour please indicate which of the three options you desire.

Departs: Queenstown from 06:30am

Grayline & Southern Discoveries Buses 06:30am – 4.30pm

BBQ Bus 07.30am – 06.30pm

Tour Includes:
  • Coach pick-up from your Queenstown hotel with scenic stops en route to Milford Sound (5 hours)
  • Milford Sound Cruise
  • Return scenic flight to Queenstownfantastic aerial views of the Southern Alps, glaciers, waterfalls and the majestic Milford Sound
  • Complimentary drop-off back to your accommodation
  • Contact us for more information or bookings.