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Milford Sound BBQ Bus

Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1045
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Full-Day Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park Tour including Milford Sound...
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Join the BBQ Bus for a unique interactive small group experience to Milford Sound that includes a delicious Kiwi-style BBQ lunch, your Milford Sound boat cruise, and our enthusiastic and engaging driver guide. Our small modern coaches allows access to a wide range of areas for photo opportunities. Summer (November – April) BBQ lunch and scenic cruise included Depart every day (except 25 December, Christmas day). Queenstown 7:20am - 9pm Te Anau 10:30am - 6:30pm Winter (May - October) BBQ lunch on the scenic cruise boat Departing on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays Queenstown 6:50am - 7:30pm Te Anau 9:45am - 5pm Pick up and drop offs from most accommodation outlets in Queenstown available. Te Anau pick up and drop off - 'Kiwi Country' on Miro Street. Sit back and relax in our comfortable, modern coach and take in the experience. The beauty of this trip to Milford Sound is that around every corner is another example of New Zealand's breathtaking natural beauty. With our smaller coaches, we are able to access a wide range of areas for photo opportunities, as well as stop in our uniqie secluded locations within the National Park for our delicious BBQ Lunch. While we prepare your tasty lunch, take a short walk and breathe in the fresh alpine air or simply relax and unwind amidst Fiordland National Parks world famous setting. In Milford Sound we link up with a spectacular scenic cruise operated by Cruise Milford, where the wonders of the area will unfold. This cruise showcases not only the unforgettable scenery of Milford Sound, but also provides an opportunity to see some of the areas most fascinating and beautiful wildlife including dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, Fiordland Crested penguins, and even Whales. The smaller boat and off-peak sail time provides a less crowded, more enjoyable cruise for everyone. Between May and October the BBQ lunch is served on the boat, where people can get out of the cold weather and stay warm and dry. If you are looking for an all inclusive, true Kiwi experience of Milford Sound - You can't go wrong with the Milford Sound BBQ Bus!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 1045

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the Milford sound day trip on the BBQ bus. Was a great day, the tour guide was local, excellent and very knowledgeable and informative. The day went quite quickly and the bus was comfortable. There were many photo stop opportunities and the lunch...More

Thank Bradley E
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for recalling your trip to Milford Sound! We are glad you enjoyed the small group experience and our BBQ lunch. Thanks for choosing us! The BBQ Bus Team.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing trip. Our guide Nigel was super knowledgeable funny and informative. Milford Sound scenery is spectacular. It was a bonus seeing Kakapo at Homer Tunnel and seals out in the sound

Thank Lynette C
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for the review! Awesome that you were able to see some of the areas unique and wonderful wildlife! Thanks, The BBQ Bus Team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic day with BBQ Bus going down to Milford Sound. We really appreciated the BBQ and the smaller bus aspect of this tour cause it was, overall, easier to get around. We also really liked our tour guide, Rob, who was really...More

Thank rrrooxxee
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sounds like you had a wonderful day with Rob! Your appreciation of why our tour is so unique is great! Thanks, The BBQ Bus Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We can't recommend this tour enough - if you're looking for a day full of gorgeous sights, look no further. The drive was beautiful, as was the cruise in the ford, and Marty (BBQ Bus Owner and our guide) gave us an insider's view of...More

Thank Katie C
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Katie, Thanks for the lovely review! We are glad you had an engaging and informative day with Marty and got to see the best of what the area has to offer! Many thanks, The BBQ Bus Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The small more intimate bus made the trip a lot more enjoyable, seeing the bigger buses with 50+ people on it all trying to take photos of the same thing looked not as enjoyable, Our bus of a max of 15 people was perfect, Our...More

Thank Dylan Paul W
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

This review is wonderful! Thank you so much for taking the time to write it. We are always so glad to hear that our passengers appreciate the effort we go to to provide the best possible experience of this wonderful part of NZ. Thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an absolutely great day trip The coach ride to Milford Sound was really interesting. Rob the coach driver was great, keeping us informed all the way. As we had a smaller bus, he was able to stop at different places to the larger...More

Thank Bruce R
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for choosing to travel with the BBQ Bus! It sounds as though you were treated to a wonderful day and we are glad you got to enjoy it all in sunny weather! We will keep in mind your note about the front row...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled on the BBQ Bus to Milford Sound on the 17th of Jul 2017. Rob was our driver and he was tireless in his efforts. He was literally a one man team, driving, cooking and entertaining us. Views of Milford Sound aboard the 80...More

Thank Saetan
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for reviewing your experience on board the BBQ Bus with Rob! We are glad you can appreciate the effort and enthusiasm our driver put into every trip they make, they are superstars! We would love to use your amazing photographs on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a real early start, but definitely worth it. We had to return to the depot to go in a separate bus because one wasn't working very well. Apart from that there wasn't one glitch. Rob was a brilliant guide and a very good chef....More

Thank Jewell1995
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! We apologise for the slight issue regarding one of our buses that morning but are delighted to hear it had no impact on how much you enjoyed your trip! I will be sure to pass on your regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an absolutely amazing experience. Our guide, Graeme, was an encyclopaedia with a plethora of knowledge and interesting facts! The views are stunning and the BBQ bus felt a lot more personalised relative to other options. We had a small group, with greater opportunities...More

Thank Shiv P
MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for choosing to travel with the BBQ Bus to Milford Sound. We wouldn't be able to provide such a great service to so many travelers if it weren't for reviews like these spreading the word. Many thanks, The BBQ Bus Team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a magnificent day. Picked up at hotel by Rob who was fabulous all day. Very comfortable small bus meant we got into places the larger buses couldnt. Rob was a great guide and very good driver who knew quite a lot. It took a...More

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Front Office Manager at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Rob will be glad to hear you enjoyed your day to Milford Sound with him! It is always great to hear from happy passengers. Thank you so much, The BBQ Bus Team.

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Lisa L
22 June 2017|
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Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, Thank you for your question. We have received your direct email and arranged an appropriate pick up nearby your accommodation. For anyone else staying in accommodation not listed as one of our pick up locations... More
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mstabitha
24 May 2017|
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Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
Yes the BBQ Bus will be running our winter scheduled tour as normal from July the 1st. The business is closed for the month of June only. Kind regards. The BBQ Bus Team
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