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[edit] Discover the heart of Milford Sound with Southern Discoveries!

Southern Discoveries have a range of cruises to fit any timeframe, interest or budget, so hop onboard a modern boat with local guides for an unforgettable experience.

[edit] Encounter Nature Cruise

Venture closer to the nature and wildlife on a popular cruise. With small numbers and a fun and friendly atmosphere onboard, this is the ultimate nature buzz. Stand beneath Stirling Falls, catch pure glacial water and explore the fascinating geology of the fiord.

[edit] Scenic Cruise

Explore the very best of Milford Sound from a comfortable, spacious catamaran. Large front viewing decks offer close-up encounters with spectacular waterfalls & towering mountains. A family-friendly Cruise, with warm indoor seating and lively and informative commentary.

[edit] Discover More

Get closer, for longer on a great value all-inclusive cruise, including a 3hr cruise (the longest in Milford!), a Kiwi BBQ Lunch and entry to the NEW Milford Discovery Centre. With capped numbers and onboard local guides, it really does enable visitors to ‘discover more’.

[edit] Milford Discovery Centre

Interactive and educational, learn about the history, geology and wildlife of Milford Sound. Then descend 10m underwater to explore the mysterious world of exotic creatures and rare black coral. Available to add to all Milford Sound Cruises or as part of a Milford Discovery Pass, including direct boat transfer from Milfrod Wharf.

[edit] Daily Coach Connections

Milford Sound Scenic Day Tours connect with our 1.30pm Scenic Cruise. On the drive to Milford comprehensive English commentary is given by the driver and headsets are available for commentary in Japanese, Spanish and Mandarin. These tours are available all year round.

Great Sights and AwesomeNZ Milford Encounter Tours connect with our 1.15pm Encounter Nature Cruise. On the drive to Milford comprehensive English commentary is provided by the driver. These tours are available daily during the summer season from 1st October to 30th April.

[edit] Scenic Flights

For the ultimate Milford Sound experience Glenorchy Air offer 40minute flights giving you an unforgettable insight into the natural world at its unspoilt best. The flights take in magnificent views of the mountains, glaciers, lakes and forests of Fiordland National Park.

Glenorchy Air have scheduled fly/cruise/fly options at 8am, 10am and 2pm (connecting with Scenic Cruises) but if there are at least two passengers they can taylor a trip to suit your needs, allowing you to connect with the cruise of your choice!

Contact either Red Boats on the details below or Glenorchy Air on 03 442 2207 to make a booking.

[edit] Blue Duck Café & Bar

Blue Duck Café & Bar can be found on the waterfront, right in the heart of Milford Sound village. Step into this warm, welcoming environment where you can experience the famous Fiordland hospitality and enjoy spectacular views across Milford Sound.

[edit] Contact Details

Phone: 0800 2MILFORD (0800 264 536) or +64 3 441 1137


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