Milford – Queenstown / Dunedin Overnight Tour LT83CS


An overnight option from Milford Sound to allow you to experience the central South Island, including a nights accommodation in Queenstown, prior to rejoining your cruise ship the following day in Dunedin. The option includes a scenic cruise in Milford Sounds, coach transfers, 4 Star Hotel Accommodation in Queenstown, the Taieri Gorge Railway and Dunedin City Sights. The pricing is per person with double or twin shared accommodation.

Your tour commences with a scenic cruise, you will enjoy Milford Sound’s awe-inspiring scenery from a Scenic Cruise vessels that have purpose-built observation lounges and large decks, so you can be sure you’ll get some great viewing opportunities.

You’ll see the geological drama of sheer cliffs, massive waterfalls, glaciers and rainforest. Keep a look out for wildlife like seals basking on the rocks or dolphins. Mid afternoon you will depart Milford Sounds by road, travelling via the Homer Tunnel and through to Te Anua and then on past Lake Wakatipu to Queenstown where you spend the evening of day one at leisure to explore what has been described as the most beautiful town in New Zealand.

Your evenings accommodation is at a central four star hotel.

Day Two commences by travelling from Queenstown through Central Otago by road to the small township of Pukerangi where you will board the famous Taieri Gorge Railway to complete your journey, via the Pukerangi Gorge to Dunedin. Your tour will conclude with a one hour sightseeing tour of Dunedin before being returned to your cruise ship in Port Chalmers by 4.30 pm on day two.


Day One

  • 12.45 pm Report for Milford Sounds Scenic Cruise
  • 1.00 pm Scenic Cruise Commences
  • 2.45 pm Scenic Cruise Returns
  • 3.25 pm Coach Departs Milford Sounds
  • 7.45 pm Coach Arrives Queenstown and check into hotel

Day Two

  • 7.00 am Coach Departs Queenstown
  • 11.20 am Coach Arrives Pukerangi, Central Otago
  • 11.45 am Taieri Gorge Train departs Pukerangi
  • 1.30 pm Taieri Gorge Train arrives Dunedin
  • 2.30 pm City Sightseeing Tour of Dunedin
  • 4/4.30 pm Rejoin your cruise ship Port Chalmers Dunedin

This sightseeing option is an overnight option starting in Milford Sounds and ending in Dunedin
This option starts in Milford Sounds at 12.45 pm on day one and concludes in Dunedin by 4.30pm on day two. This will ensure you arrive at the Cruise ship before departure.

Note: The price is based on a per person rate – twin or double share. Please indicate in the comments when booking if you require twin beds, otherwise double will be assumed. For single booking options, please check the single supplement option when making the booking.

Activity type : Daily Activity
Activity Time : 12.45 pm Day One
Maximum number of people : 2
Venue Facilities : Scenic Cruise, Luxury Coach Transfers, 4 Star Hotel Accommodation, Taieri Gorge Train, Transfers
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For your convenience, you will not be charged until the day of your tour and if your ship cancels the port visit you will not be charged at all. How good is that!

Multiple Booking Discount

Book tours in more than one port and receive a 10% discount on all subsequent bookings –  Discounts applied at time of tour confirmations.

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Tour start/finish times are general and we may adjust these times to suite your cruise ship schedule. We guarantee your return to ship on time!

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