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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
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Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 1045
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were so lucky to go on this trip on a beautiful clear day, although I hear its fabulous in the rain as well. Our tour guide Rob was great, we felt very safe in his hands and definitely recommend doing this tour from queenstown...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our trip to Milford Sound on the BBQ bus was amazing - we chose this tour as we were hoping for something less crowded than the larger tours. The bus itself was clean and comfortable. Nigel our tour guide was great, he had heaps of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was dreading spending so long getting to Milford Sound and back as we travelled from Queenstown. Nigel our driver kept us entertained the whole way and we had breaks to make the journey more enjoyable. The cruise itself was fantastic! Really glad we went...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heavenly trip, Lovely experience , guide was excellent and the BBQ along the way was awesome and delicious . Stops on the way were Remarkable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can not recommend the BBQ bus highly enough. Graham was our driver & we absolutely had the best day. We have done Milford Sound with a different bus co but the Bbq leaves it in the dust. Graham was very knowledgeable & most importantly...More

Thank Nel2906
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Graham is a wonderful ambassador for New Zealand. His passion for the wildlife is admirable and he made the long 4 hour bus trip to Milford Sound enjoyable and interesting. Our day was overcast but that didn't detract from the wonderful experience of being out...More

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avelyne_goh
16 August 2018|
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Response from gqueen8 | Reviewed this property |
We stopped at a cafe about 2 hours into the journey so we could grab a coffee / muffin and visit the toilets. We stopped again maybe another hour later at public toilets for one of our fellow passengers. Graham was very... More
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nightstarmanchester
7 April 2018|
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Response from AndyBBQBusNZ | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We have a few things to point out that may help you make a decision: - The Early Bird tour includes all of the same highlights of our later tour, but the BBQ lunch is served on board the boat... More
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nightstarmanchester
7 April 2018|
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Response from MC8DC | Reviewed this property |
Go early, it’s a long day but worth it...enjoy :)
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