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From NZ$599 per adult

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RealNZ Milford Mariner Overnight Cruises

Overnighting in the long southern twilight of spectacular Milford Sound is a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience. A Milford Sound overnight cruise aboard the Milford Mariner offers visitors the chance to relax and explore the magnificent scenery and wildlife of this world-renowned fiord.

Activity Options

Milford Mariner

  • Enjoy a full length cruise of the spectacular Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea
  • Keep a lookout for wildlife, especially fur seals basking on the rocks and dolphins
  • Go exploring with your nature guide in a tender craft or kayak, or simply relax on deck in the sun
  • Anchor for the night in sheltered Harrison Cove
  • Enjoy a very special three course buffet dinner and bed & breakfast experience
  • Spacious viewing decks, dining saloon/fully licensed bar and observation lounge
  • Private cabins with en suite bathrooms (twin, double or single occupancy)
  • 20 kayaks and 2 tender craft
  • Capacity – sleeps 60

Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise departing Milford Sound

  • October – May: 4.30 pm daily
  • 1-17 May & 20-30 September: 3.30 pm daily

Coach-Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise-Coach departing Te Anau

  • September – May: 12.45 pm

Other Information

  • Check in 20 minutes prior to your departure time
  • Suitable for all ages
  • What to bring: Non-slip shoes/boots, waterproof jacket, warm sweater – fleece jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent, camera, change of clothes, swim-wear (optional) and cash for bar and snacks. Overnight bag only.


  • Underwater Observatory (extra cost applies – you can only do this option if you self drive and are departing from Milford Sound)


  • Ex Milford: 2 days/1 night returns 9.15 am, May & September 10.15 am
  • Ex Te Anau Coach-Nature Cruise-Coach: 2 days/1 night returns 12.30 pm


Milford Sound Overnight Cruises depart from Milford Sound terminal, otherwise if taking the coach option, pick-ups are available from most in-town accommodation.

Book a Milford Sound Overnight Cruise with Realnz

You can book the Milford Sound overnight cruise separately or as part of one of our New Zealand holiday packages. We bundle activitiesaccommodation, and transportation together for convenient, affordable New Zealand holidays.

These popular New Zealand holiday packages include a Milford Sound overnight cruise on the Milford Mariner:

Contact New Zealand Travel Organiser today to plan your Milford Sound activities.

Tour Prices

* All pricing is in New Zealand Dollars

* Pricing base on Twin/Double share, quad share and single occupancy available

* Children: 1-14 years, under 5 years are free

* Infants (0-1 year) free if sleeping in cot, only available in Twin cabins

* Select item(s) above and submit with your other New Zealand accommodation, activity and transport needs. A travel consultant will contact you in less than 12 hours with availability and best available price. Upon your approval and payment you will then receive confirmation.


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• Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise ex Milford Adult from NZ$599 PP
• Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise ex Milford Child from NZ$299 PP
• Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise ex Te Anau Adult from NZ$669 PP
• Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise ex Te Anau Child from NZ$369 PP

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