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 (option B) 

The winding road to Milford Sound

The Southern Discoveries Nature cruise – are you brave enough for a ‘glacial facial’? (option A)

Enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise with cruise Milford (option B)

Delicious BBQ lunch (option c)

Taking off for your scenic flight in Milford Sound

Air Milford return scenic flight

Arrive back in Queenstown after the flight



Option A: Southern Discoveries Coach

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.

1st May 2019 – 30th September 2019 – winter
NZ$609 per adult – winter special!
NZ$359 per child 
NZ$50 per infant

Please note during the winter months, the lunch provided is a picnic lunch.

1st October 2019 – 30th April 2020
NZ$619 per adult 
NZ$360 per child 
NZ$50 per infant

In accordance with New Zealand law and for your safety, all children aged 6 and under must be correctly secured in an approved child seat while travelling in any Southern Discoveries coach. If you needs to hire an approved child seat for your visit, we recommend you contact Tots on Tour on +64 3 442 0409.

Option B: GrayLine Coach

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. 

1st May 2019 – 30th September 2019 – winter
NZ$615 per adult 
NZ$360 per child 
NZ$100 per infant 

1st October 2019 – 30th April 2020
NZ$620 per adult 
NZ$375 per child 
NZ$115 per infant 

Option C: Milford Sound BBQ Experience Coach

Join the Altitude Tours for the only small group, owner/operated trip to Milford Sound. Enjoy their unique interactive tour on a luxury Mercedes van, the small size of the van allows access to sightseeing and photo stops that the bigger coaches can’t get to, with group sizes capped at 19 travelers. Enjoy a delicious gourmet ‘kiwi style’ barbecue lunch aboard your 2-hour nature cruise.

1st May 2019 – 30th October 2019 – winter
NZ$670 per adult 
NZ$385 per child 
NZ$125 per infant 

1st November 2019 – 30th April 2019
NZ$670 per adult 
NZ$385 per child 
NZ$125 per infant 

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

Milford Sound BBQ Experience 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.