Situated on the west coast of the South Island, Milford Sound is a fiord within Fiordland National Park. Famously described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world', Milford Sound was carved by glaciers during the ice ages. For centuries, Milford Sound could only be visited on foot or by boat. Today it’s easy to reach this remote and unspoiled location from Queenstown or Te Anau. 

With its plunging forest-clad cliffs, raging waterfalls, and ink-dark waters, it must be seen to be believed. Visiting Milford Sound to discover New Zealand's most spectacular natural wonder is a must-do on every New ...

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  1. Great Walks Discovery - Milford Sound & Doubtful Sound Cruises 5D4N, Fully Guided

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    Walk the world famous Milford, Routeburn and Kepler Tracks, and enjoy Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound cruises. This walking tour offers the very best of hikes in Fiordland and iconic Milford Sound experience in a 5-day itinerary.

    Fiordland is one of the southern hemisphere's great wilderness regions and has achieved World Heritage Status for its stunning natural features, exceptional beauty and critical role in demonstrating the Earth's evolutionary history. Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status and is home to Mitre Peak and the Fiords of the famous Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Explore breathtaking scenery, from lush forests, crystal-clear lakes and rivers, to striking mountain views, vast fiords and deep valleys.

    Known as the 'Walking Capital of the World', Fiordland is the location of multiple iconic walking tracks. This package incorporates the very best hikes of the region, offering an ultimate Milford Sound & Doubtful Sound experience to its spectacular scenery, wildlife and history over 5 days.

    A range of 4-5 star hotels, lodges, chalets and overnight boat cruise are included in the tour. All rooms have enusite.

    This tour includes 4 nights' accommodation on a twin share basis (single supplement available at additional expense), daily guided walks, water taxis for all hikes, a Milford Sound Scenic Cruise, Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise, return transport to/from Queenstown as well as all meals mentioned in the itinerary.

    This is a bucket list hiking trip where you need not forgo any creature comforts.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

     

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  2. The Ultimate Luxury Fiordland Walk - Three Tracks, Milford Luxury Overnight Cruise & Heli Hike 4D3N, Fully Guided

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    Explore Fiordland in style! Walk the world famous Milford, and Routeburn Tracks, heli hike the Kepler Track, and enjoy a luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise. Farewell diverse and spectacular scenery on the tracks, from native forests, alpine lakes, and rivers, to mountain views, vast fiords and lush valleys, you return and relax at the luxury 5 star accommodation Fiordland lodge and luxury boutique cruise by night. You'll be serviced with New Zealand's fine food and wine focusing on freshness, simplicity, and seasonal flavours.

    Known as the Walking Capital of the World, Fiordland National Park features four world class tracks with stunning scenery: Kepler Track, Milford Track, and Routeburn Track.

    Not only is the landscape phenomenal, the natural wildlife here is abundant too. Seals, dolphins and penguins can all be spotted from above the water on your luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise, while rare black coral, lobsters and schools of fish can be viewed as the boat's HD ROV (high definition remotely operated vehicle) delves deep into the sea.

    Spend three nights at luxury boutique lodge - Fiordland Lodge. And last night onboard a luxurious 5-star boat featuring an onboard helipad, on-deck hot-tub, kayaks, tender, and superb cuisine. Taking only 20 passengers a night, in luxury climate-controlled cabins, all with king-sized beds, ensuite bathrooms, and majestic fiord and ocean views, it's sure to offer you a unique luxury boutique-cruising experience in Milford Sound.

    Combining the best New Zealand walking experience with acclaimed Fiordland lodge and luxury Milford Sound overnight cruise, great food and wine, discerning service and the local knowledge of your field guides, the walk is the ultimate in luxury in Fiordland.

    Departure Dates:

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  3. Fiordland Adventure Heli Hike, Cruise & Cycle 3D2N, Partially Guided

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    Walk the world famous Milford track, heli hike the Kepler Track and cycle the scenic Lake2Lake Trail. With diverse and spectacular scenery, from native forests, lakes, and rivers, to mountain views, vast fiords and lush valleys this tour offers the very best of Fiordland adventure.

    Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status and is home of Mitre Peak and the Fiords of the famous Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. One of the greatest assets of Fiordland is the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler tracks, three of New Zealand's premier Great Walks. This package highlights the very best of these tracks, offering an introduction to the spectacular scenery, wildlife and history of each over three days.

    Known as the Walking Capital of the World, Fiordland National Park features three world class Great Walks tracks with stunning scenery: Kepler Track, and Milford Track.

    Farewell unforgettable tracks, you will return to your elegant accommodation in Te Anau, and relax in your deluxe room with striking views of Lake Te Anau from your window. And then enjoy impressive South Island cuisine.

    An unique and unforgettable Fiordland adventure experience.

    Departure Dates

    Departs daily on request

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  4. Just Milford Luxury - Milford Track Walk & Milford Sound Luxury Overnight Cruise 2D1N, Fully Guided

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    Walk the world famous Milford Track with a private guide and enjoy a luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise. This walk and luxury cruise combo tour offers an lifetime experience in Milford Sound over two days.

    Milford Sound is like no other place on Earth. With majestic peaks that tower hundreds of metres both above and below sea level, cascading waterfalls and pristine rainforest, it’s undoubtedly the most spectacular of New Zealand’s thirteen fiords.

    Not only is the landscape phenomenal, the natural wildlife here is abundant too. Seals, dolphins and penguins can all be spotted from above the water on your luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise, while rare black coral, lobsters and schools of fish can be viewed as the boat's HD ROV (high definition remotely operated vehicle) delves deep into the sea.

    Your tour departs from Queenstown. You will be picked up from your Queenstown accommodation and head to Milford Sound. Your luxurious 5-star boat features an onboard helipad, on-deck hot-tub, kayaks, tender, and superb cuisine. Taking only 20 passengers a night, in luxury climate-controlled cabins, all with king-sized beds, ensuite bathrooms, and majestic fiord and ocean views, it's sure to offer you a unique luxury boutique-cruising experience in Milford Sound.

    When all the tourists have left at dusk, the fiord transforms into a peaceful scene of dramatic landscape. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere and get a sense of the serenity that the fiord offers. After disembarking the next morning, your private guide will meet you at the cruise terminal and accompany you hiking the Milford Track, described as "the Finest Walk in the World" - a must when visiting the region. Walk through ancient temperate rainforest surrounded by an array of ferns, mosses and lichens leading to the Giant Gate Waterfall. Then private transfer back to Queenstown.

    You'll enjoy the natural wonders of Milford Sound at dawn, dusk or underneath the stars on a luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise.

    Departure Dates:

    Departs daily on request from 1st of October to 31st of May

    Price

    All other Departures: $1,750 AUD per person, twin share

    December - February Departures: $1,900 AUD per person, twin share

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    Descend through carved glacial valleys to Milford to land aboard the boat.

    Please contact us for departure dates and availability. Exclusive charters are available upon request. The cruises are guided by expert crew, are fully catered, with all equipment supplied.E: travel@onlyluxe.com.au

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  5. Fiordland & Milford Sound Cycle, Kayak & Walk + Milford Sound Overnight Cruise 5D4N, Fully Guided

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    This spectacular Milford Sound cycling adventure from Queenstown provides an unique opportunity to experience the natural wonders of Fiordland and the enchanting Milford Sound on wheels. Enjoy two of NZ's the best rides - Queenstown Trail and Around The Mountains Cycle Trail. Kayak to Pidgeon Island on the majestic Lake Wakatipu, walk along the famous Routeburn Track. Spend a night on a Milford Sound overnight cruise before pedalling around Te Anau and the hidden Mavora Lakes site featured in the Lord of the Rings. This active tour truly offers the very best of cycling and walking in Fiordland and iconic Milford Sound experience in a 5-day itinerary.

    Your journey begins in Queenstown, where you will embark on this amazing journey towards Milford Sound. You will cycle from Queenstown to Milford Sound with guides and a supporting vehicle. You'll ride a section of Queenstown Trails, which meanders through some of New Zealand's most breathtaking scenery.

    You'll ride a section of the Around The Mountains Cycle Trail on the second day, a dedicated cycle path that allows you to enjoy the scenery of sheep & cattle country surrounded by spectacular mountains free from traffic, passing through rich farm lands.

    Queenstown Trail and Around The Mountains Cycle Trail are both New Zealand's 22 Great Rides, part of Nga Haerenga - the New Zealand Cycle Trail.

    In the heart of Fiordland National Park, you'll hike on the world-famous Routeburn Track to Key Summit and enjoy a majestic overnight cruise amidst spectacular Milford Sound, with options to swim or kayak. When all the tourists have left at dusk, the fiord transforms into a peaceful scene of dramatic landscape. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere and get a sense of the serenity that the fiord offers. You'll have many opportunities for wildlife spotting such as penguins, seals and dolphins as well as learning about the history and natural environment of the fiord.

    This sensational cycle journey concludes with a tour of a high country sheep station, afternoon tea and a boat transfer across Lake Wakatipu back to Queenstown.

    This is an active cycling tour and you are expecting to ride 35 to 65km / 15 to 40miles each day accompanied by professional qualified driver/guide and a vehicle support. Bike hire and helmet is included. You only need to carry a daypack. E-bike upgrade is available at an additional cost.

    This tour includes 4 nights' accommodation on a twin share basis (single supplement available at additional expense), daily guided cycling/walking, a Milford Sound overnight cruise, return transport to/from Queenstown as well as most meals.

    An unique and unforgettable cycling experience in Milford Sound.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  6. Just Milford - Milford Track Walk & Milford Sound Overnight Cruise 2D1N, Fully Guided

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    Walk the world famous Milford Track with a private guide and enjoy a Milford Sound overnight cruise. This walk and cruise combo tour offers the 'must-do' experiences in Fiordland over two days.

    Fiordland is one of the southern hemisphere's great wilderness regions and has achieved World Heritage Status for its stunning natural features, exceptional beauty and critical role in demonstrating the Earth's evolutionary history. Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status and is home to Mitre Peak and the Fiords of the famous Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Explore breathtaking scenery, from lush forests, crystal-clear lakes and rivers, to striking mountain views, vast fiords and deep valleys.

    Your tour departs from Queenstown. You will be picked up from your Queenstown accommodation and head to Milford Sound, where your overnight cruise awaits. When all the tourists have left at dusk, the fiord transforms into a peaceful scene of dramatic landscape. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere and get a sense of the serenity that the fiord offers. You'll have many opportunities for wildlife spotting such as penguins, seals and dolphins as well as learning about the history and natural environment of the fiord. After disembarking the next morning, your private guide will meet you at the cruise terminal and company you hiking the Milford Track, described as "the Finest Walk in the World" - a must when visiting the region. Walk through ancient temperate rainforest surrounded by an array of ferns, mosses and lichens in vibrant shades of green leads to Giant Gate Waterfall. Then private transfer back to Queenstown.

    An unique and unforgettable walking and cruising experience in Milford Sound.

    Departure daily on request from 15th September to 20th May.

    Price

    All other Departures: $1,450 AUD per person, twin share

    December - February Departures: $1,600 AUD per person, twin share

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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  7. Best of Queenstown 3D2N - Milford Sound Cruise & Fly, Routeburn & Ben Lomond Walks, Fully Guided

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    The best Queenstown cruise & hike experiences all in one! Walk the world-famous Routeburn and Ben Lomond Tracks, and enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise & Fly. After a diverse and spectacular scenery by day, relax in your room with incomparable views over the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu.

    Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world is your base for this incredible luxury adventure. You'll start your Queenstown adventure with the iconic Routeburn Track walk - one of New Zealand's 9 Great Walks and the ultimate alpine adventure.

    Then hike on the Ben Lomond Track, experiencing magnificent lake and mountain views.

    The finale of your 3 day Queenstown adventure is a "must do" New Zealand experience - visiting the famous Milford Sound. Take a stunning scenic flight to Milford Sound from Queenstown and take a leisurely cruise along the whole length of the sound.

    Your two night Queenstown accomodation is with a 5 star boutique lodge commanding views of The Remarkables and Cecil Peak mountains, Hidden Island and Lake Wakatipu. Breakfasts and lunches are included.

    Combining the best of Queenstown walks and Milford Sound Fly & Cruise with 5 star accommodation, and professional guiding services, this is the Queenstown experience you'll remember for a life-time.

    Departure Dates

    Daily departure on request. Peak season surcharge of $200 per person applies for travelling from 1st December to 31st January.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    The best Queenstown cruise & hike experiences all in one! Walk the world-famous Routeburn and Ben Lomond Tracks, and enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise &...
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  8. Ben Lomond, Fiordland, Stewart-Island & Hollyford Heli-Hike 7D6N, Fully Guided

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    Departing from Queenstown, discover the awe-inspiring Milford Sound, Hollyford Valley and unspoiled natural beauty of the wildlife-rich Stewart Island on foot over seven days. Ben Lomond Track, Stewart Island, Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound, Routeburn Track, Kepler track and Hollyford Heli-hike are all on show in this incredible trip.

    Kick off your trip in the 'adventure capital' Queenstown where you hike the lower slopes of Ben Lomond for extensive panoramic views over Lake Wakitipu. Crossing over to Stewart Island you will enjoy some short walks as well as a free day to explore this remote island on foot, kayak or even try to sight New Zealand's iconic flightless bird ‐ the Kiwi.

    Stewart Island is one of the few places in the country with the greatest chance of seeing this very shy creature. Returning to the mainland, journey into Fiordland National Park for the Kepler track and Milford Sound walks. Then you'll take a breathtaking helicopter flight over dramatic peaks into uninhabited Martins Bay in the heart of the Hollyford region. Explore this amazing landscape on foot with a walk through lush forest and coastal heath to a rocky bay, which is frequented by penguins and seals in season. Jet boat to the Hollyford River and walk along the Hollyford Valley, following the footsteps of early explorers through native beech forest speckled with elegantly flowing waterfalls. Hike the Routeburn Track up to Key Summit for sweeping views over the beautiful Hollyford Valley before heading back to Queenstown.

    Accommodation is included each night and has been carefully selected to provide comfort and value in the best locations possible. On this trip, you'll stay at an Homestead Villa Motel, South Sea Hotel, Distinction Luxmore Hotel, and Martin's Bay Lodge.

    All meals are included for the duration of the walk. Provided we are advised in advance of your departure we are able to cater for vegetarian diets and can assist with medically recommended diets (allergies and intolerances).

    All transfers to and from Queenstown as well as guiding are included. Small groups of twelve walkers are hosted by highly experienced and knowledgeable guides.

    The walk is graded easy to moderate and fully supported. Small groups of twelve walkers are hosted by highly experienced and knowledgeable guides. The walk is easy graded and fully supported. You only need to carry a day pack each day.

    This seven-day-six-night hiking tour takes you to discover some of the country's most pristine and spectacular landscapes in the deep south of New Zealand.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Departing from Queenstown, discover the awe-inspiring Milford Sound, Hollyford Valley and unspoiled natural beauty of the wildlife-rich Stewart Island on foot over seven days. ...
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  9. The Ultimate Luxury Fiordland Walk - Three Tracks, Milford Cruise & Heli Hike 3D2N, Fully Guided

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    Explore Fiordland in style! Walk the world famous Milford, and Routeburn Tracks, heli hike the Kepler Track, and enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise. Farewell diverse and spectacular scenery on the tracks, from native forests, alpine lakes, and rivers, to mountain views, vast fiords and lush valleys, you return and relax at the luxury 5 star accommodation Fiordland lodge by night. Overlooking Lake Te Anau and the famous Te Anau night sky, you'll be serviced with New Zealand's fine food and wine focusing on freshness, simplicity, and seasonal flavours.

    Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status and is home of Mitre Peak and the fiords of the famous Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. One of the greatest assets of Fiordland is the Milford, Routeburn, Kepler, and Lake Marian tracks, four of New Zealand's premier walking tracks. This package incorporates the very best of these tracks, offering an introduction to the spectacular scenery, wildlife and history of each over four days.

    Known as the Walking Capital of the World, Fiordland National Park features four world class tracks with stunning scenery: Kepler Track, Milford Track, and Routeburn Track.

    This is a lodge based walk for discerning travellers. From your accommodation at the acclaimed Fiordland lodge, travel each day to different tracks returning at day's end to a luxurious lodge room with commanding views out across Lake Te Anau.

    Combining the best New Zealand walking experience with acclaimed Fiordland lodge, great food and wine, discerning service and the local knowledge of your field guides, the walk is the ultimate in luxury in Fiordland.

    Departure Dates

    Depart daily on request. $320 AUD per person surcharge applies to Holiday Season bookings from 24th December through to 3rd January (inclusive).

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

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    Explore Fiordland in style! Walk the world famous Milford, and Routeburn Tracks, heli hike the Kepler Track, and enjoy a Milford Sound Cruise. Farewell ...
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  10. Iconic Fiordland - Four Tracks, Milford Sound Overnight Cruise & Heli Hike 5D4N, Fully Guided

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    Walk the world famous Milford, Routeburn and Lake Marian Tracks, Heli-hike the Kepler Track, and enjoy a Milford Sound Overnight Cruise. This walking tour offers the very best of hiking in Fiordland and iconic Milford Sound experience in a 5-day itinerary.

    Fiordland is one of the southern hemisphere's great wilderness regions and has achieved World Heritage Status for its stunning natural features, exceptional beauty and critical role in demonstrating the Earth's evolutionary history. Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status and is home to Mitre Peak and the Fiords of the famous Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Explore breathtaking scenery, from lush forests, crystal-clear lakes and rivers, to striking mountain views, vast fiords and deep valleys.

    Known as the 'Walking Capital of the World', Fiordland is the location of multiple iconic walking tracks. This package incorporates the very best hikes of the region, offering an ultimate Milford Sound experience to its spectacular scenery, wildlife and history over 5 days.

    Your tour departs from Queenstown. You will be picked up from your Queenstown accommodation and commence four day hikes based in Te Anau. You hike to Lake Marian amongst forest and alpine scenery. You hike the famous Kepler Track admiring stunning lake vistas. The track winds past the alpine grassland of the Jackson Peaks, mountains, native forest, glacier-carved valleys and waterfalls. Plenty of native birds can be spotted as you wind through mossy beech forests. You will also hike the Milford Track, described as "the Finest Walk in the World" - a must when visiting the region. Walk through ancient temperate rainforest surrounded by an array of ferns, mosses and lichens in vibrant shades of green leads to Giant Gate Waterfall. The Routeburn Track offers spectacular alpine views and flowers. The soaring peaks, enormous valleys, waterfalls, and alpine lakes are home to cheeky kea, the world's only alpine parrot, as well as tomtits, robins and fantails.

    On Day 4, you will board your Milford Sound Overnight Cruise and enjoy the ultimate Milford Sound experience. When all the tourists have left at dusk, the fiord transforms into a peaceful scene of dramatic landscape. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere and get a sense of the serenity that the fiord offers. You'll have many opportunities for wildlife spotting such as penguins, seals and dolphins as well as learning about the history and natural environment of the fiord. After disembarking, you'll transfer to Queenstown.

    Your elegant accommodation each night at Te Anau is Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas, where you can relax in your deluxe room with striking views of Lake Te Anau before enjoying impressive South Island cuisine.

    This tour includes 4 nights' accommodation on a twin share basis (single supplement available at additional expense), daily guided walks, a helicopter flight for Kepler Track hiking, water taxis for all hikes, a Milford Sound Overnight Cruise, return transport to/from Queenstown and Te Anau accommodation pickup and drop-off as well as all meals and trail snacks.

    An unique and unforgettable walking experience.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Queenstown, New Zealand
    Walk the world famous Milford, Routeburn and Lake Marian Tracks, Heli-hike the Kepler Track, and enjoy a Milford Sound Overnight Cruise. This walking tour ...
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