Milford Sound Activities

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Piopiotahi Milford Sound Coach and CruiseNature Cruise from Milford Sound

Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park as a booking agent is able to reserve the tours below on your behalf, please note that all reservations require a minimum of 24 hours notice if you wish to change your plans.

Wildlife encounters common in Milford Sound include dolphins as they play on the bow of your cruise boat, Fur seals as they relax on the rocks and timid Fiordland Crested Penguins can also be seen.

SAVE 10% with us!

Did you know that when you book with either of the following three Companies, Doubtful Sound Kayaks, Southern Secret Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruises and Tracknet Transport (including their Milford Sound Coach and Cruise product); simply quote your Lakeview Holiday Park discount code below to recieve a 10%* discount (*T&C apply, Book Direct)

Doubful Sound Kayak
Doubtful Sound Kayak
To book: Visit the website and enter the following code when you Book – or contact our amazing reception team and we can book it in for you.

THPKAYAK10 – 10% discount at Doubtful Sound Kayak for a full day tour – *

Southern Secret Doubtful Sound
Southern Secret Doubtful Sound
TALHP10 – 10% discount at Fiordland Cruises for a Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise – *

Tracknet bus and Coach
Tracknet Transport
THPTNT10 – 10% discount at Tracknet Transport – *

Products include Milford Sound Coach and Cruise, Bus transport from Te Anau, Queenstown, Milford Sound and also the Routeburn Track, Kepler Track and Milford Tracks including  Day walk transport

Milford Sound Adventure Coach & Cruise

Why would you rush past it?

Our Milford Sound Adventure day tour is a relaxed journey along the Milford Road, a historical and spectacular alpine drive from Lake Te Anau. We invite you to leave your vehicle in Te Anau and take advantage of the local knowledge and experience of our Te Anau based driver guides. Our frequent photo stops and short walks combined with a comprehensive commentary and cruise on Milford Sound will ensure your Milford Sound experience is a memorable adventure.

In Milford Sound we join a 1 hour and 45 minute Nature Cruise, operated by Crusie Milford. There is lots of space inside and out to view and take photographs as well as complimentary tea and coffee during the cruise. You will see towering peaks, outcrops where seals and penguins may be seen, waterfalls of a range of sizes and volume depending on recent rainfall and, occasionally, the local bottle nosed dolphin pod will be sighted from the cruise.

What to bring


Timetable: Departs 7.45am, returns 4.30pm

Pick up from all Te Anau accommodation providers

Day car parking available in Te Anau

Book now for an unforgettable experience!


Milford Sound Self Drive Tour Options:

Some important notes for self driving to Milford Sound.

Scenic Cruises

Scenic Cruises in Milford Sound

Join these modern style boats for a 1:40 hour cruise on Milford Sound with an informative commentary. Three or more departures each day.

Nature Cruises

Leisurely Cruise on board a sailing style boat which has a Nature Guide on board to answer your questions. The cruises are 2 – 2.15 hours. There are two or more departures each day.

Milford Sound Overnight Cruises

Milford Sound Overnight Cruises with Real Journeys

Milford WandererOvernight Cruises on Milford Sound

Overnight Cruises in Milford Sound with up to 61 other passengers on board, activities can include kayaking. Accommodated in Quad Share bunk style rooms.

Milford Mariner

Activities onboard can include kayaking, there is a total of 60 passengers. Accommodation on board is twin cabin with private ensuite.


The most spectacular way to see Milford Sound is at water level in a sea kayak – Lonely Planet.

Te Anau Holiday Park highly recommends that you pre book for any kayaking in Fiordland – This can often be booked weeks ahead. Book with us and don’t miss out!

Roscos Adventure Fiordland

Rosco’s options for Kayaking are: Sunriser (for all levels of experience), Twilighter (challenging paddle) Milford Walk – Sea Kayak or powerboat to Sandfly Point, rainforest walk up the Arthur Valley section of the Milford Track, OR COMBO – Sunriser and Milford Walk.

Go Orange

Classic Kayaking – Milford Sound for the day. 4 -5 hours on the water. An excellent day trip that you can meet within either Te Anau or Milford Sound.