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Starting From AU$20.26

Real Journeys: Milford Sound Nature Cruise - ex Queenstown

Return luxury glass-roofed coach transport from Queenstown to Milford Sound with an extended Nature Cruise along the full length of the fiord to the Tasman Sea.

Milford Sound Nature Cruise - Coach/Cruise/Coach - ex Queenstown

On boarding a luxury glass-roofed coach in Queenstown, travel along the shores of Lake Wakatipu and through rolling countryside to Te Anau for a morning tea break. From Te Anau, the coach then continues along the spectacular Milford Road through impressive alpine scenery. There is time for photo stops and short walks along the way. The coach driver provides a commentary and interpretation material is available in foreign languages. On reaching Milford Sound board a Nature Cruise for a leisurely cruise the full length of the fiord to the Tasman Sea. Nature Cruises have a relaxed and flexible itinerary that allows plenty of time to enjoy the scenery and wildlife and have special appeal for the independent traveller. An on board nature guide with specialist knowledge of the region’s history, flora and fauna provides detailed interpretation in English with a roving microphone. There is plenty of time available to explore points of interest and view the spectacular alpine scenery including waterfalls, rainforest and the towering peaks; and keep a lookout for wildlife including seals, dolphins and penguins when in season. Lunch options and complimentary tea and coffee are available on all vessels. Following the cruise return to Queenstown by luxury coach. Suitable for all ages.

Optional Extras:

Lunch (at additional cost and must be pre-ordered)
Picnic, Obento and Indian box  lunches are available on all departures.
Café style food is available for purchase on board the vessels.

What to Bring:
Comfortable shoes, waterproof jacket, warm clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent and camera.

Tour Times:
7:15am to 8:15pm, 1 Nov–30 Apr
6:55am to 7:45pm, 1 May–31 Oct

Departs: Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Steamer Wharf, Queenstown. Real Journeys coaches or taxis pick up from all accommodation in Queenstown.

Tour Times:
7:15am to 8:15pm, 1 Nov–30 Apr
6:55am to 7:45pm, 1 May–31 Oct

Lunch Options:
 
Picnic Lunch, consisting of:
 
o    Sandwich (fresh salad & cold meat)
o    Scroggin energy mix
o    Fruit juice
o    Cheese and crackers
o    Cookie
o    Fresh fruit (seasonal)
o    Complimentary tea or coffee
 
Obento Lunch, consisting of:
 
o    Japanese rice (Gohan)
o    Karaage chicken (Tori No Karaage)
o    Miso baked salmon
o    Japanese sugared sweet potato (Daigakuimo)
o    Vinegared cucumber (Suno Mono)
o    Cooked cold vegetables
o    Fresh fruit
o    Tofu bag
o    Nigiri sushi
o    Sushi (Maki Sushi)
o    Pickles (Tsukemono) and soy sauce
 
Indian Lunch Box, consisting of:
 
o    Spring rolls
o    Samosas
o    Onion salad with lettuce
o    Dahl
o    Vegetable curry
o    Rice
o    Naan bread
o    Mango pickle
o    Plain yoghurt
o    Ice-cream
o    Fruit selection