Back to Activities

Milford Sound Private Tours

Personalised Milford Sound touring to make the most of your Milford Sound.

Discover the beating heart of Milford Sound with an expert nature guide to walk with you every step of the way.

Take a private tour of Milford Sound and Fiordland for an immersive and educational experience, delivered with a healthy dose of kiwi hospitality. Access a wealth of stories and knowledge as you venture into this world-famous location at your own pace. A Milford Sound private guided tour is designed to suit your schedule, no one else’s.

A curly-haired female looks across the Milford Sound peaks and calm water.

Milford Sound Private Touring Options - A few of our favourite experiences

Milford Sound foreshore and township 60mins

After meeting you at the Milford Sound Lodge (or picking you up from Te Anau), your guide will show you around Milford Sound township. Explore the local community, the fishing fleet, and the foreshore walk, all while learning about the area’s history.

Lake Marian Track 20-30 mins return

Hike a stunning section of the Lake Marian Track, located along the Milford road. This short hike meanders alongside Marian Creek with a series of beautiful waterfalls along the way. Bard will point out local flora, fauna, and wildlife along the way.

Humboldt Falls Track 30 mins return

Hike through picturesque rainforest to a lookout offering mesmerising views of Humboldt Falls. The falls cascade 275 metres in three drops (the highest is 134 metres) and are set in a beautiful valley landscape.

Routeburn Track Key Summit Trail 3 hours

Sample the Routeburn Track, one of New Zealand’s Great Walks, and discover panoramic views over mountains and alpine lakes. The Key Summit Trail starts on the Milford Road and is a great way for kids to experience an alpine environment. It’s a slightly challenging yet achievable half-day walk

Don't see what you're after?

We’re open to adventures. Let us know what you’re thinking or if you would like to include extra hiking, add a privately-guided Milford Sound cruise or helicopter flight.

Ready to book a guided adventure?

The Best of Milford Experience is a two-night package deal combining a private guided Milford Sound walk with an incredible stay at Milford Sound Lodge.

Prefer to book separately? Contact us directly to enquire about booking a guided walk in Milford Sound.

 

Book a Private Milford Tour

Your Milford Sound Private Tour experience includes:

  • An exclusive, privately-hosted day out in Milford Sound and surrounding areas
    • A custom itinerary designed to suit you. A few of our favourite itineraries are suggested below
    • Hosted by Fiordland locals
    • Suitable for couples, families, and small groups (up to four people)
    • Prices start from NZ$1,499 per day for up to 4 people including transfers, lunch, and refreshments
  • Add-on a Milford Sound cruise with your guide (cruise cost not included)

Customer Testimonial

“We thoroughly enjoyed our day with Bard! I wouldn’t normally book a guide, but we really wanted to make the most of our time in Fiordland. We appreciated Bard’s flexibility, especially because it happened to rain heavily while we were there. Our day focused on hiking, and Bard shared a lot of interesting stories about the area. We saw many birds, including an owl and a falcon! I feel like we learned a lot and saw more than we would have from just exploring on our own. It was a great experience!”

 

Jillian from the USA,
May 2019

More Activities