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Four Sisters waterfalls cascading into the fiord

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Departing Queenstown or Te Anau
Option to fly back to Queenstown
From Queenstown $245 From Te Anau $195

Enjoy the educational and informative commentary from our experienced driver guides as you travel through Fiordland’s famous National Park with plenty of short walks and photo stops at iconic spots such as Eglinton Valley, Knobs Flat and more. On arrival at Piopiotahi / Milford Sound, board one of our modern catamarans for an informative exploration of the region’s most famous fiord. The friendly crew will share what they know about their place, point out their flora and fauna neighbours, and ensure it's a day to remember. Tea, coffee, and lunch are complimentary and served from the licenced Café / Bar. Optional fly back upgrades available to Queenstown at the time of booking.

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Self-Drive & Cruise

Drive yourself to Piopiotahi / Milford Sound From Milford Sound $125

Each cruise exploration travels the full length of the fiord to the Tasman Sea and back, with the crew pointing out the highlights of their place such as cascading waterfalls, local flora and fauna and ever changing natural wonders. The Pure Milford team share their stories and local insights, and educate on the wondrous wildlife, geology and history. The highlight of the cruise is when the boat noses close to Stirling Falls so you can feel the spray of fresh glacial melt! Tea and coffee is complimentary throughout the cruise, with a licensed Café Bar offering hot and cold refreshments. Driving time from Te Anau is 2.5 hours, and 4.5 hours from Queenstown with paid parking available within walking distance of the terminal.

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Fly Cruise Fly

Departing Queenstown From Queenstown $645

At 4-5 hours return, a fly cruise fly is the most time-efficient, and not to mention most magnificent, way to experience the Fiordland National Park by both sea and sky. With a guaranteed window seat on each aircraft, the outbound trip takes you over the Mt Aspiring National Park, with an epic flyover of Milford Sound. Once boarded your catamaran for a spellbinding cruise at Piopiotahi / Milford, the incredible onboard crew will share their wealth of local knowledge, help you spot wildlife from the wheelhouse or join you to feel the spray of fresh glacial melt from Stirling Falls. The return flight takes you over the Fiordland National Park and Lake Whakatipu before landing in Queenstown. Return transfers to Queenstown accommodation included.

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Departing Queenstown and Te Anau

Let us do the work while you sit back and relax. Our team of professional and experienced guides share the very best of the Fiordland National Park with you on this all-inclusive full day tour of one of the most beautiful places in the world.

What to expect on the coach
Taking photos by the coach on the way to Piopiotahi / Milford Sound

Self Drive & Cruise

Drive yourself to Piopiotahi / Milford

Explore the Fiordland National Park in your own time and discover the many reasons why this stunning section of the South Island has been classified as a World Heritage Area before your boarding your stunning cruise at Piopiotahi / Milford.

What to expect on the cruise
Maiden of Milford at Stirling Falls

Fly Cruise Fly

Departing Queenstown

The ultimate in Piopiotahi / Milford Sound sightseeing, and the quickest way to get a taste of the Fiordland National Park at 4-5 hours return!

What to expect on the flight
On underwing view of a mountain top lake during a scenic flight to Piopiotahi / Milford Sound

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