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Milford Sound Cruise with underwater observatory and lunch

By Southern Discoveries
Price is AU$114per adult


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Sanitiser provided


  • See marine life at Milford Sound Underwater Observatory
  • Guided by an expert providing informative insight
  • Tasty & delectable picnic lunch included
  • Get a glacial facial under Stirling Falls
  • Cruise along the serene water of Milford Sound

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Milford Sound Cruise with Underwater Observatory and Lunch

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Live commentary in English. Cruising with Southern Discoveries is the best way to experience more of Milford Sound on top of the water, but why stop there? Complete your experience with a visit to our amazing, exclusively-operated, Milford Sound underwater observatory. Join this 1:30pm Nature Cruise departure for a freshly packed Picnic Lunch included in your fare.

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Price is AU$113.48 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is AU$113.48


Price is AU$113.48

What's included, what's not

  • Complimentary Tea and Coffee
  • Visit to Milford Sound Underwater Observatory
  • Live commentary provided in English
  • Freshly prepared picnic lunch Included
  • Milford Sound Nature Cruise

Know before you book

  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary.
  • There is a paid parking system in Milford Sound from 1 November 2020. This parking fee is twenty dollars for 5 hours of parking.
  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

What you can expect

Explore Milford Sound's stunning fjord from the water on this tranquil 3-hour cruise. As you take in the stunning beauty of the sound, savour a tasty lunch as well as a visit to the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory, New Zealand's only floating underwater observatory.

Meet your guide at Milford Wharf and board your modern cruise vessel. Cruise the calm waters of Milford Sound and travel through the fjord out to the Tasman Sea. Stop at the spectacular waterfalls and feel their splash as they rush from the ancient rainforest up high in the mountain.

While your passionate skipper gives you informative commentary on the surrounding area, spot some native seals relaxing on the rocks, or if you're lucky, see bottlenose dolphins and crested penguins swimming in the distance.

Later, your cruise takes you to the floating Milford Sound Underwater Observatory. Learn about the natural history, geology, and environment of the sound before you descend 32 feet (10 m) underwater for a unique view of the vibrant sea creatures below the surface.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Safety measures

  • Temperature checks available
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available
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Activity Location

  • Milford Sound
  • Milford Sound

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Visitor Centre
    • Milford Wharf Visitor Center
    • Milford Sound Southland 9679

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