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From NZ$499 per adult

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RealNZ Milford Navigator Overnight Cruise

Overnighting in the southern twilight of Milford Sound, is a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience. Milford Sound overnight cruises aboard the Milford Wanderer offer visitors the chance to relax and explore the magnificent scenery and wildlife of this world-renowned fiord.

Choose from two overnight cruise options at Milford Sound: the Milford Navigator or the Milford Mariner.

Activity Options

Milford Navigator

  • Join our nature guide and friendly crew for a full length cruise of Milford Sound
  • Keep a lookout for wildlife, especially fur seals basking on the rocks
  • There is plenty of time for you to go exploring in the kayaks or tender crafts
  • As night falls, the Milford Wanderer returns under sail (weather permitting) to Harrison Cove for the night, where you enjoy a scrumptious 3-course meal and the company of like-minded passengers
  • Spacious viewing decks and cosy dining saloon/fully licensed bar
  • Comfortable bunk style accommodation with four bunks per compartment or twin share style accommodation offering private cabins with en suite bathrooms
  • Three course evening meal and breakfast
  • 20 kayaks and 1 tender craft
  • Capacity – sleeps 72

Milford Navigator Overnight Cruise departing Milford

  • December – March: 4.30 pm daily

Coach-Milford Navigator Overnight Cruise-Coach departing Te Anau

  • December – March: 12.45 pm daily

Other Information

  • Check in 20 minutes prior to departure time
  • Suitable for all ages with the exception of infants
  • 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 – you can only do this option if you self drive and are departing from Milford Sound)


  • Ex Milford: 2 days/1 night returns 9.30 am
  • Ex Te Anau Coach-Nature Cruise-Coach: 2 days/1 night returns 12.30 pm


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

Book a Milford Sound Overnight Cruise

You can book Milford Sound overnight cruises 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 the Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise:

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

Tour Prices

* All pricing is in New Zealand Dollars

* Children: 5-14 years, not suitable for children under 5

* Pricing is based on Twin/Double Share, Quad share and single occupancy available

* 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.


Fill in this quick form to receive your FREE personal holiday quote from us...

• Milford Navigator Overnight Cruise ex Milford Adult from NZ$499 PP
• Milford Navigator Overnight Cruise ex Milford Child from NZ$249 PP
• Milford Navigator Overnight Cruise ex Te Anau Adult from NZ$559 PP
• Milford Navigator Overnight Cruise ex Te Anau Child from NZ$309 PP

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