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InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise from Queenstown

Milford Sound, New Zealand
+64 9-583 5780
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Milford Sound is undoubtedly one of the world's most spectacular natural phenomena and the journey along the 295km Milford Road is equally impressive. Now with InterCity's limited availability Milford Sound tours you can a journey into Milford Sound from just $119 (+booking fee) and enjoy comfortable seating while you take in the amazing alpine scenery through panoramic windows. Local and experienced driver guides will keep you entertained with an informative commentary and provide plenty of opportunities to stop and take photos along the way. From just $119* per person - the further ahead you book, the cheaper it is!
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  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“great sights” (7 reviews)
“the bus” (24 reviews)
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Milford Sound, New Zealand
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+64 9-583 5780
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"great sights"
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"the bus"
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"day trip"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a long ride from Queenstown to the Milford Sound but the scenery is worth the trip. There were a number of stops along the way to break up the tedium of the drive but if you have the time (a full day) don't miss...More

Thank Lorraine C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I went on this trip from Queenstown. Our coach driver Euan was very good and gave us plenty of information. The weather was not so great but then it was typical Fjordland weather. Despite getting wet and spending all that time travelling...More

Thank Judith D
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A group of 7 of us went on this trip and absolutely loved it. A long bus trip was made easier by stopping at some beautiful sights along the way as well as non stop knowledge and stories from our tour guide Eric. He was...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome trip to go on. Thought it would be daunting stuck on the bus there but it was great with Paul commenting and giving information. Highly recommend!

Thank Nicholas G
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

An awesome day out! What really made this trip so good was our driver Paul. Very informative commentary with plenty of jokes and laughs. So passionate about the area. The boat ride was spectacular, we saw waterfalls, rainbows and dolphins. A great day out, thanks...More

Thank Bjorn H
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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise from Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Kia ora Bjorn, Paul's great isn't he? He really loves taking people on a journey through Fiordland National Park with lots of commentary and personal touches. He'll be happy to hear your lovely feedback, thanks for sharing! All the best for your future travels, Esther...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Wow From the moment we steped onto the bus. It was comfortable. Comentry was informative and entertaining. The boat sensational. Views exceeding any prior expectations. Its was just brilliant.

Thank Angelo R
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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise from Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Kia ora Angelo, Thanks for the great review! Isn't Milford Sound spectacular! I'm really glad to hear you enjoyed seeing it with us. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at InterCity

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had an amazing time on this trip! The Bus journey took 5 hours (including stops) to get to Milford Sound but it flew by. Our bus driver Eric gave a really interesting commentary along the way, which really made the day. The bus stopped...More

Thank Peter M
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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise from Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Kia ora Peter, Wow, that's great to hear! It's such a special occasion when you see dolphins in the wild. Thank you for sharing, I'll make sure your lovely feedback is passed on to Eric. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We travelled on the awesomeNZ intercity bus for the day trip and Milford Sound cruise. Our driver was Greg who was excellent. The bus ride was scenic with adequate stops along the way for toilet breaks and photos. I found the bus trip more interesting...More

Thank 2018Michelle2018
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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise from Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Kia ora Michelle, Thank you for feedback and I'm sorry to hear you were disappointed with the scenery on the cruise. It does rain a lot in Milford Sound, and quite often the weather can change drastically between Queenstown and Milford Sound. I've experienced it...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We travelled down to Milford Sound on Awesome NZ, our driver Eric made the day very informative and throughly enjoyable. We had a great boat trip, and were astounded with the beauty of the bus trip. All in all a brilliant day!

Thank Di M
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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise from Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Kia ora Di, That's great to hear! I'm glad you enjoyed seeing Milford Sound with us. Isn't it a spectacular destination/ I'm sure Eric will love hearing your feedback, thanks for sharing. All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at awesomeNZ

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I had wonderful Milford trip with Awesomenz as well as their guide. The scene is much more beautiful than I expected. Luckily we could see a lot of dolphins when we were on the cruise.

Thank Sang N
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AwesomeNZTours, Marketing Coordinator at InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise from Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Kia ora Sang N, It's great to hear you had a good time on our Milford Sound day tour. How cool is it that you got to see dolphins! All the best for your future travels, Esther and the team at InterCity

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Stephen L
31 January 2018|
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Response from InterCityNZ |
Kia ora Stephen, when you visit the InterCity Milford Sound tour page and go to book, you'll see there are three tour options (standard cruise, luxury cruise and nature cruise) and an option to add lunch for each. If you... More
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kim s
27 January 2018|
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Response from AwesomeNZTours | Property representative |
Kia ora Kim, sorry for the delay in responding to you. awesomeNZ offers daily sightseeing tours to Milford Sound and Mount Cook, and if you read our reviews you'll see that our drivers provide an experience that you can't... More
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