All about the Milford Sound Encounter Nature Cruise

Get up close and personal with this pristine environment on our small boat, Encounter Nature Cruise. Reach out and touch sheer rock cliffs and drink pure glacial water straight from the waterfalls, see seals sunning themselves on the rocks, dolphins riding the bow wave or if you’re lucky, spot rare Fiordland crested penguins (in season).

Why choose an Encounter Nature Cruise?

Small boat with fewer passengers for an intimate Milford Sound experience
Interactive and personal with a fun and friendly atmosphere
Specialist nature guides share their local knowledge with lively and informative commentary
Taste pure glacial water from towering waterfalls
The ideal cruise for close-up photos of seals, dolphins or penguins
Raincoats provided on board so you can stand on the bow under tumbling waterfalls
Large, outdoor viewing deck with covered seating
Have your photo taken with the skipper in the open wheelhouse
Range of lunch options available (must be pre-ordered, at extra cost)
Complimentary tea and coffee

Milford Sound Encounter Nature Cruise Itinerary - 1 days

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Real Kiwi Says:
Excellent viewing opportunity of wildlife including seals, dolphins, and penguins when in season, a chance to taste pure glacial water straight from the waterfalls. You can Join the skipper in the open wheelhouse for a birds-eye view and see first-hand how the boat operates. A small boat with fewer passengers for an intimate Milford Sound experience Interactive and personal with a fun and friendly atmosphere. Specialist nature guides share their local knowledge with lively and informative commentary. Taste pure glacial water from towering waterfalls. The ideal cruise for close-up photos of seals, dolphins or penguins. Large, outdoor viewing deck with covered seating

Milford Sound Encounter Nature Cruise Price information
NZD per person

Price

Description

Tour code: ENCOUNTER
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$94
Adult 9.45am departure
$102
Adult 12.15pm departure
$92
Adult 14.45am departure
$99
Adult 09:30 am departure . For travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021
$105
Adult 12:15 pm departure. For travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021
$99
Adult 14:45 pm departure. For travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021
$30
Child ( 5-14 years). For travel from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

Departure information

Starts

Summer Departures: (1 Apr, Oct-Mar) 3 times Daily 9.45am, 12.15pm, 2.45pm

Winter Departures: (1 Apr, Oct-Mar) 3 times daily 9:45am, 12:15pm, and 2.45pm

Ends
Milford Sound


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