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Milford Sound BBQ Bus

Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1045
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Join the BBQ Bus for a unique interactive small group experience to Milford Sound that includes a delicious Kiwi-style BBQ lunch, your Milford Sound boat cruise, and our enthusiastic and engaging driver guide. Our small modern coaches allows access to a wide range of areas for photo opportunities. Summer (November – April) BBQ lunch and scenic cruise included Depart every day (except 25 December, Christmas day). Queenstown 7:20am - 9pm Te Anau 10:30am - 6:30pm Winter (May - October) BBQ lunch on the scenic cruise boat Departing on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays Queenstown 6:50am - 7:30pm Te Anau 9:45am - 5pm Pick up and drop offs from most accommodation outlets in Queenstown available. Te Anau pick up and drop off - 'Kiwi Country' on Miro Street. Sit back and relax in our comfortable, modern coach and take in the experience. The beauty of this trip to Milford Sound is that around every corner is another example of New Zealand's breathtaking natural beauty. With our smaller coaches, we are able to access a wide range of areas for photo opportunities, as well as stop in our uniqie secluded locations within the National Park for our delicious BBQ Lunch. While we prepare your tasty lunch, take a short walk and breathe in the fresh alpine air or simply relax and unwind amidst Fiordland National Parks world famous setting. In Milford Sound we link up with a spectacular scenic cruise operated by Cruise Milford, where the wonders of the area will unfold. This cruise showcases not only the unforgettable scenery of Milford Sound, but also provides an opportunity to see some of the areas most fascinating and beautiful wildlife including dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, Fiordland Crested penguins, and even Whales. The smaller boat and off-peak sail time provides a less crowded, more enjoyable cruise for everyone. Between May and October the BBQ lunch is served on the boat, where people can get out of the cold weather and stay warm and dry. If you are looking for an all inclusive, true Kiwi experience of Milford Sound - You can't go wrong with the Milford Sound BBQ Bus!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1045

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A long drive but worth it. Our driver, Nigel, was witty, knowledgeable, and personable, and got to know everyone’s names. The views and sights were unbelievable. Because the bus is fairly small, it was a fun group and altogether a terrific experience.

Thank J M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Traveled in November and had great weather , the drive was long but was made that much easier by the driver/guide who entertained us and informed us on the history and culture of the area , fantastic BBQ lunch and great boat trip into Milford...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best tours we had in New Zealand! Nigel was awesome and he is a great cook. They pick you up at your hotel if you coordinate in advance. The trip to Milford sound takes about 6 hrs, but don’t let...More

Thank Blake W
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Thank Heidi M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Going on a small tour was the best decision we could have made. Seeing people shuffle on and off huge buses is not how you want to spend your day. Nigel was one of the best your guides I've ever had. He is witty, knowledgeable...More

Thank Tom F
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Thank mounikalingala
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A tour well worth the time, a scenic way to get to Milford Sounds and go on the cruise. There were plenty of stops along the way with great photo opportunities. Rob our driver and guide was entertaining. We had a very tasty lunch, (vegetarian...More

Thank CNT2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nigel made this trip so much fun. His local knowledge is unsurpassed, and he loved to share this with his passengers. The small group makes this trip more personal, and Nigel’s ability to remember names and to include us all with is commentary was fantastic....More

Thank Crossie2014
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13 October 2017|
Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
Our sincerest apologies for not answering your questions sooner! Yes we will be operating in July 2018 and seats will be available to book in November. Kind regards, The BBQ Bus Team
25 September 2017|
Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
I believe you have contacted us directly and we have cancelled you booking as per your request.
24 September 2017|
Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your question. Yes, this option is available as long as you do not have extensive amounts of luggage to transport. This tour option is bookable from our BBQ Bus website. Click 'book now' at the top of... More