If you don’t have the time to complete the entire Milford Track, going on a rejuvenating Milford Track Day Walk will give an excellent overview of this famous trail followed by a refreshing scenic cruise on Milford Sound, out to the mouth of the Fiord - a truly magical day.
Enjoy one of the world-famous Great Walks of New Zealand through an incredible Milford track one-day walk and cruise.
Immerse yourself in the trail's natural beauty with its unique landscapes and wild wonders. Discover the hidden gems of the track, from the majestic Arthur River and Lake Ada to the extraordinary Giant Gate Waterfall and swing bridge.
Complete your Milford track one day experience by embarking on a breathtaking scenic cruise around the spectacular Milford Sound.
Start your invigorating one-day hiking adventure in Fiordland National Park through the famous Milford Track and feel the rush of adrenaline and fulfil your sense of adventure.
Explore the thrilling activities you can do on the world-famous Milford Track during your day trip. This excellent itinerary is meticulously tailored to give you a fun and worthwhile experience in one of the world-famous hiking wonders of Fiordland National Park.
Experience the best of both worlds as you hike through the picturesque track, passing through lush rainforests and unique landscapes and go on a scenic cruise through the majestic Milford sound, where you discover the immense natural beauty of the Fiord.
Get a glimpse of your exciting one-day guided walk and cruise on the Milford trail through this detailed outline of activities.
Before jumpstarting your thrilling Milford track day walk adventure, you will be picked up from your accommodation in Te Anau at around 6.30am and driven along the famous Milford Road, before arriving at the Milford Sound Visitors Terminal.
The Milford Track Day Walk then begins with a short boat ride to Sandfly Point. Once you arrive at the trail’s access point, you will start your invigorating 5.5-kilometre hike with a private guide. The thrilling tramp is a total of 11 kilometres, including the return walk alongside the cascading Arthur River and moody Lake Ada on a well-maintained track through ancient temperate rainforest surrounded by an array of ferns, mosses and lichens in vibrant shades of green, leads to Giant Gate Waterfall.
An expansive swing bridge provides perfect photo opportunities. Return at a leisurely pace taking the time to enjoy this incredible forest. Walkers then re-join the boat for the transfer back to Milford and then enjoy a scenic afternoon cruise around Milford Sound. You will be transported back to Te Anau following the cruise, arriving back at around 5.30pm.
Our Milford track one-day guided walk and cruise is available daily between late October and 30th April (excluding Christmas Day).