Milford Sound
private cruise

Forget regular Milford Sound cruises, get your own private vessel!

Milford Sound exclusive PRIVATE CRUISES and tours

Forget regular Milford Sound cruises, get your own private vessel! We can offer both: a great local knowledge and unparalleled Milford Sound cruise experience. Our local tour guides have affinity for Fiordland, we are in love with our natural world heritage. It is our passion, we are familiar with our flora, fauna, mountains and fiords.

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Explore all highlights and hidden corners Milford Road has to offer. We can devote the whole day to you, take your time and enjoy it. We can tailor the trip to your needs and expectations.

In Milford Sound we will board Westbay, a 9m vessel that is comfortable for up to 10 people. We can show you every nook and cranny of Milford Sound. Take advantage of a fully private 4-5 hours cruise. We can stop virtually wherever you want, we have marine mammal viewing permission and can get to places where regular cruises never go. Are you a keen nature and scenic photographer? This is the perfect cruise for you.

This trip is suitable for:

  • People who like privacy and relaxed travelling

  • Serious nature lovers

  • Professional and hobby photographers - you will be supervised by a local photographer who scouted all locations and knows the best stops.

  • Scuba divers

Transport options to Milford Sound and packages:

One day trip to Milford Sound ex Te Anau

travel in our comfortable minibus from Te Anau + private cruise

Length of the trip: app 10 to 13 hours - pick up / drop off - length and timing arranged according to your specific requirements. We will make the most of the day according to your pace and interests. Photo stops, short walks (or can be one longer app 3 hour walk), rest breaks for a cuppa (we provide snacks) and lunch.

Price for 1 to 10 people: $2300

Two day overnight trip to Milford Sound ex Te Anau

Travel in our comfortable minibus to Milford Sound, on the way enjoy scenic walks. Stay overnight in Milford Sound Lodge. Next morning private cruise on Milford Sound. After the cruise you can take a scenic helicopter flight. Return to Te Anau in the afternoon or evening.

Price for 1 to 10 people: Price on request

Self drive options

Milford Sound Lodge + Private Cruise package ex Milford Sound

You can opt to drive in your own vehicle to Milford Sound. Next morning private cruise on Milford Sound. Return to Te Anau in the afternoon or evening.

Private Cruise only ex Milford Sound

Self drive to Milford Sound, meet the crew at the harbour and enjoy the private cruise.

Price for 1 to 10 people: $2000

Other transport, activity and accommodation options

Helicopter, Airplane Flights:

You can fly to Milford Sound either in a helicopter or a plane. We can arrange a flight from Queenstown, Glenorchy, Wanaka, Te Anau, Haast (or any other place) - subject to weather conditions. For photographers and keen enthusiasts we can arrange a helicopter flight according to your wishes.

Activities:

There are many activities Fiordland has to offer. The main activity is tramping offering an array of walking tracks. It is closely connected with landscape and nature photography. With many waterways there are more options for cruises, jetboating, kayaking, packrafting. Scenic flights will get you to remote locations. Fishing in Fiordland is one of the best in the world, etc, etc.

Accommodation:

5 star lodges, completely private b&b with gorgeous views or perhaps a nice comfortable motel in the town?

We can suggest and discuss all available options.

Price on request