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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

We really enjoyed this day out. The bus driver, Rob was very entertaining and we loved seeing all the sights on the way to Milford Sound. The BBQ onboard was a great idea and we also appreciated having the reserved seats on the boat. We...More

Thank Flicky70
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So happy I did this trip. Just 10 on our group (max 15) and as a small bus able to get into spots big buses cannot make. Also cruise ship is not ss busy and gets right under the falls and into oves. Be prepared...More

Thank Garry S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely love this trip with Rob in our wee van, our tour was a nice size (we actually had six people on our tour!). Because we had a mini van, we could stop on the side of the road where big tour buses couldn't fit....More

Thank Jenna T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a small group, fun trip to Milford Sound the BBQ Bus is for you. Nigel provided us with great commentary and lots of laughs on the long journey to Milford. It was a rainy rainy day but as it turned out...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a personal tour and great grilled lunch, book this tour. We sped past many other large tour buses and that confirmed we made the right choice. Nigel was a delight - loved his jokes and his cooking.

Thank Alyson M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went on this tour as a way to explore some of the surrounds of Milford Sound. Nigel was our tour guide, and he was great - very knowledgeable and entertaining at the same time. The drive from Queenstown to Milford Sound...More

Thank Sashabrrp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Milford sound is really beautiful. There were a lot of waterfalls when it's raining. Love the small group experience provided by the BBQ bus.

Thank Believers P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rob Genet was our guide and he was absolutely fabulous is providing loads of information about the whole trip and NZ. The cruise to Milford sound was perhaps the best. We also had multiple stops at Fiordland national Forrest to see nature at its best....More

Thank Krish C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend this company who provided excellent communication and information before the day, reliable hotel pickup and best of all the wonderful tour guide Nigel who made sure he knew all our names, directed questions and answers to us personally, gave us really useful...More

Thank Tessaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful day with Nigel as the guide. He arrived right on time for the hotel pickup. After picking up other tour guests, we headed to Milford Sound. Nigel gave us a great overview of the area, pointed out interesting sites along the way...More

Thank l0ripc
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18 August 2017|
Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
Hi there! We use Cruise Milford for our Milford Sound scenic cruise. They are great and have the same aim - to keep the numbers lower for better customer satisfaction.
Lisa L
23 June 2017|
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Response from MilfordSoundBBQBus | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, Thank you for your question. We have received your direct email and arranged an appropriate pick up nearby your accommodation. For anyone else staying in accommodation not listed as one of our pick up locations... More