Milford Wanderer Overnight Cruise departing Queenstown

The Milford Wanderer cruises the full length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea. An onboard nature guide with specialist knowledge of the region's history, flora and fauna provides detailed interpretation in English with a roving microphone. After reaching the open sea the sail may be hoisted subject to weather and conditions. The vessel then returns to the fiord and anchors overnight in sheltered Harrison Cove.

 

Milford Wanderer Overnight Cruise departing Queenstown

Depart Queenstown on a glass-roofed coach experiencing the beauty of the Milford Road before reaching Milford Sound. Board the Milford Wanderer and cruise the length of the sound - keeping a lookout for wildlife. Anchor at Harrison Cove for the night before exploring more of the sound the following morning. A beautiful, peaceful overnight cruise!

 

Tour Type:

Overnight Cruise

From:

Queenstown to Queenstown

Departs:

Daily

Duration:

Overnight

Tour Code:

DMFN06

 

Regions Visited

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Milford Sound Queenstown Te Anau

 

Tour Inclusions

  • Luxury coach transport from Queenstown
  • Overnight accommodation on the Milford Wanderer
  • 3 course buffet dinner & cooked breakfast
  • Experience an exclusive short walk (approx 1.5hrs) on the world famous Milford Track or hop on the tender boat to explore the fiord up close
  • Specialist nature guide on board
  • Wildlife sighting opportunities - seals, dolphins and penguins

Pricing

Season

Adult

Child

 

1 November - 19 December 2019 (double / twin cabin)

$588 NZD $294 NZD Enquire

1 November - 19 December 2019 (single cabin)

$925 NZD   Enquire

1 November - 19 December 2019 (quad share)

$536 NZD $268 NZD Enquire

20 December 2019 - 31 March 2020 (double / twin cabin)

$610 NZD $305 NZD Enquire

20 December 2019 - 31 March 2020 (single cabin)

$968 NZD   Enquire

20 December 2019 - 31 March 2020 (quad share)

$546 NZD $273 NZD Enquire

Prices are per person and in New Zealand Dollars.

Departure:  Tour departs at 8.30am, returns 3.30pm the following day.​

Accommodation: Private cabins and limited quad-share bunk - style compartments (all with shared bathroom facilities). Quad share cabins are mixed gender.​

Children: Child (5 - 14 years) sharing with one adult is charged at child rate. Please note: this tour is not recommended for infants.

What to bring:

  • Non-slip walking shoes/boots *
  • Waterproof jacket *
  • Warm sweater/fleece jacket
  • Change of clothes *
  • Sunscreen/sunglasses
  • Insect repellent *
  • Swimwear (optional)
  • Camera
  • Cash for bar and snacks
  • Small bag only* Essential items if you are doing activities.  Activities take place even if it is raining.

 

Tour Exclusions

Expenses of a personal nature such as beverages and snacks are not included in the tour cost.

Itinerary

The Milford Wanderer cruises the full length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea. An onboard nature guide with specialist knowledge of the region's history, flora and fauna provides detailed interpretation in English with a roving microphone. After reaching the open sea the sail may be hoisted subject to weather and conditions. The vessel then returns to the fiord and anchors overnight in sheltered Harrison Cove.

Activities include guided walk on a section of the Milford Track (approx. 1.5 hours) or exploring the shoreline by tendercraft (small boat) is included. The overnight cruise includes an evening meal. Beverages are available for purchase at the licensed on board bar. The next morning following breakfast, there is further cruising before returning to the Milford Wharf.

The next morning following breakfast, there is further cruising before returning to the Milford Wharf and Queenstown.