Travel Itineraries

Milford Sound Travel Itineraries

If you’re planning a trip to Milford Sound and are unsure of the best travel routes, we’ve got you covered! We’ve put together a range of travel itineraries that will help you make the most of your time and ensure you see the scenic highlights of the South Island.

Milford Sound is located within a day’s drive of Queenstown or Te Anau, making it easy to incorporate into your South Island travel plans. You can get there by bus, visit it on a sightseeing day tour, or drive yourself. If you’re short on time and have the funds, you can even get there by air.

Our travel itineraries include travel tips, accommodation suggestions, and a range of activities you can participate in at each destination. Whether you’re in the South Island for just a couple of nights or for a week or more, our Milford Sound itineraries will help you plan an unforgettable journey through the South Island. And of course, they all feature one of the world’s most beautiful places, Milford Sound.

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Milford Sound Itineraries

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1 Day

Find out the best way to spend one day in Milford Sound.

4 Days

Extend your South Island trip with a visit to the wild West Coast.

7 Days

Take in the best of the South Island, including its crowning glory – Milford Sound.

Adventure Itinerary

The perfect South Island itinerary for thrill-seekers and lovers of adrenaline!

Mitre Peak Cruises - Milford Sound

A low-cost South Island itinerary culminating in a day tour and cruise on Milford Sound.

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Getting Around NZ

Discover how to see New Zealand and all the scenic highlights the easy way.

Top Milford Sound Tours
Depart Te Anau

• Return day trip + cruise
• Lunch options available
• Entertaining local guides


Depart Queenstown

• Return day trip + cruise
• Lunch options available
• Entertaining local guides


Helicopter Tours

• 45min flight from Queenstown
• Informative pilot commentary
• Mountain landing (weather permitting)