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Milford Sound BBQ Bus
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 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 30 July 2018 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 entertaining & a safe driver. The weather was all over the place from light rain to snow to heavy rain & even hail whilst on the cruise. Bbq lunch was great. We got to enjoy the long trip in comfort & appreciate the pick up & drop off from the hotel. If you are considering Milford Sound do yourself a favour & go with these guys.

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

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 on the Sound and having a wonderful time. Lunch was a combination of lamb or chicken skewers, beef sausages and 2 different salads - not gourmet but simple hearty food that hit the spot. I'm so glad I opted for this smaller tour as it felt far more intimate and friendly. I'm also glad I decided against driving to Milford Sound in a rent a car as the drive is extremely long. At the end of the day, I was glad to let Graham take the wheel so I could sit back and chat amongst my new friends. Words can't do justice to the awesome views that constitute Milford Sound - so glad I happened upon this company to help me cross off my bucket list!

Thank gqueen8
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