Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience

1 hour 45 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Rated as one of the Top 10 Experience in New Zealand for 2019 & 2020.
Join this tour for an uncrowded boutique small boat cruise on Milford Sound. The only cruise company at Milford Sound to limit passenger numbers on-board, they offer comfortable luxury lounge style seating and superb customer service, an unforgettable experience is guaranteed. The smaller boats will get you up close and personal with the local wildlife like seals, dolphins and penguins in their marine habitat.


  • Complimentary coffee, tea and biscuits on-board all sailings

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Milford Sound, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9679 New Zealand

The best thing about Milford Sound Cruises is that the weather doesn’t matter! On a sunny day, it is beautiful and on a wet day it is spectacular! Fiordland has some of the worlds highest waterfalls and they are a popular feature of Milford Sound. In all weather, you will see water cascading down massive cliffs into the sea.

Milford Sound is in the Fiordland National Park, which is part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site which covers 26, 000km² and encompassing four national parks. It is widely considered to be one of the World’s top travel destinations.

At Cruise Milford we know that you will have a wonderful and truly memorable day out on your Milford Sound cruise. We love sharing the natural beauty of this special place to visitors and your captain will inform you about the Sound, it’s history and wildlife.

Pass By: Mitre Peak, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

Mitre Peak is the most photographed mountain located in New Zealand

Pass By: Cruise Milford, 1 Milford Sound Hwy, Milford Sound 9679 New Zealand

Uncrowded cruise with uninterrupted views of this UNESCO World Heritage area.

Pass By: Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

Explore beautiful Milford Sound up close and personal

Additional information

  • Please feel free to bring your own food and drinks on-board the cruise.
  • Please note proof of age for children is required upon check-in at Milford Sound.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • For any extra information regarding the drive, transport or the cruise please contact us via phone or email.
  • The main car park at Milford Sound costs $25 for 5hrs. Payment can be made at payment stations on site. This Car park area is approximately a 10 minute walk to the Milford Sound Visitor Terminal building.
  • Free car park is available on the corner of Milford Road and Deepwater basin, the walk from here to the Milford Sound Visitor Terminal building will take approximately 40min.
  • Disability Parking can be found outside the main Milford Sound Visitor Terminal and is wheelchair accessible.
  • Office hours for bookings assistance: 8am to 8pm
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 75 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
October 2023

Cruise was well organised, the captain was generous in stopping for us to see the penguins, waterfalls, seals and surprise pod of dolphins. Very informative and gorgeous scenery. Glad I went after lots of rain as we saw about 20 waterfalls when there's usually only 2 in the dry season.

September 2023

100% Recommendation. The small boat is perfect for the cruise as it can go closer to the shore and is less crowded allowing everyone to get good views and pictures. We also drove back a little and circeld so everyone could see the dolphins, which is probably not possible with the bigger boats. St...

September 2023

This was one of the most beautiful experience that i had in New Zealand ! The crew took great care of us, always listening and ready to discuss. We had a beautiful weather with magical view !! I'm happy to have chosen a small boat, it allowed us to go as close as possible to the waterfalls. And i...

Anastajia C
September 2023

After a bigger cruise company cancelled days before our tour, we were left with few options however it was a blessing in disguise when I stumbled upon Cruise Milford and their impressive reviews. The cruise itself was amazing, definitely providing a more intimate and close up experience of the Fi...

September 2023

What an amazing experience! It was the highlight of our trip to the South Island. I'd recommend going early and having time to stop and see some of the amazing scenery on the drive to Milford Sound. Things didn't go smoothly to start off with as the only road into and out of Milford sound was ini...

September 2023

Great experience for the family to explore this area the drive was amazing to drop by some photo point next time will stay overnight rather make a day trip though

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