About your Milford SoundDay Trip
Let us take you to Milford Sound while you relax and enjoy the breath-taking scenery
Milford Sound Select is a family owned and operated company. Our company is built on the belief that visitors to Milford Sound want a high quality, yet personal experience. On our day trips we provide a luxury coach and excellent driver guide to help you explore the Milford Road. We are experts when it comes to coaching so when it came to our cruise partner in Milford Sound we work with the experts in cruising, Southern Discoveries.
Southern Discoveries is not only our cruise partner in Milford Sound, they are also our coach partner on the road, so don’t be surprised if you get picked up in a red coach for your day trip. Their coaches provide luxury and safety just like ours. Southern Discoveries have been operating in Milford Sound for over 60 years and are the original Red Boats cruise operator.
The Journey to Milford Sound
Sit back, stretch out, relax and enjoy the scenery in the warmth and comfort of Milford Sound Select's luxury custom built coach.• It’s an early start to the day so we’ll make things easier on you and can pick you up from most Queenstown accommodation
• Our coaches are the most luxurious way to travel from Queenstown to Milford Sound, the body is custom built to allow extra legroom and quiet comfort.
• The safety of our guests is paramount, and our coaches are equipped with a satellite phone, seat belts, first aid and survival kits for the Milford Road
• Our drivers are local kiwis who know all about this region and its stories. They are experienced and passionate about the unique environment that you will journey through on the way to Milford Sound.
• Your driver will stop at the best photo stops and short walks along the way, ensuring you have time to stretch your legs and take in the stunning environment around you.
• Our drivers understand what makes a great trip, they'll ensure you are able to sit back and relax and enjoy this unique journey.
Exploring the Fiord
In Milford Sound we have partnered with Southern Discoveries to ensure a seamless day trip for you. The safety of their guests is paramount, so they are a perfect fit for us.• In Milford your driver will check you in a the Milford Sound Terminal to check, on boarding make yourself comfortable in one of the saloons or catch the scenery from one of the outdoor decks
• Your cruise will get you underneath waterfalls for a glacial facial, Milford Sound is famous for its waterfalls, when it rains it’s even more spectacular
• Keep an eye out for local wildlife, you may see seals basking on the rocks and if you’re extra lucky pods of dolphins will sometimes swim along the bow wave of the boat
• You can choose to add a freshly prepared picnic lunch and there is a full licensed bar on board that serves hot and cold food
After your cruise you will head directly back to the coach for your journey back to Queenstown.
A Flight Home?
You can make it a day to remember and choose to fly home from Milford Sound either by fixed wing plane or helicopter. This is a special way to finish an already once in a lifetime experience for many. You will fly over snow-capped peaks, alpine lakes and the Tutoko glacier. Your pilot will provide commentary and point out points of interest before landing safely back in Queenstown.
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