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Milford Track from Te Anau Downs

From 138 p/adult Book Now
  1. Boat Boat
  2. Bus Bus
  • Leaves From

    Te Anau Downs

  • Return to

    Te Anau, Te Anau Downs, or Queenstown

  • Price Match Promise

  • Highlight

    Earliest departure from Sandfly Point by 2 hours

  • Availability

    29 October 2024 – 30 April 2025

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TRANSPORT TO THE MILFORD TRACK

Milford Track from Te Anau Downs

An easy, all-in-one transport package to transfer you from Te Anau Downs to the Milford Track and back again. You decide how you want to get back from the track, and we make it happen. Options for bus, car relocation and water taxis. Simple, stress-free and done in one booking.

Contact us if you need help planning and booking your transport, are a group of 10+ and would like a different departure time, or would like to book now and pay later for your transport. We are here to help.

Milford Track from Te Anau Downs

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Step 1  Morning and afternoon boat from Te Anau Downs to Glade Wharf
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Bus or self-drive 25 minutes to Te Anau Downs and meet the water taxi for a 50-minute boat journey up Lake Te Anau to Glade Wharf and the start of the Milford Track. You can choose to make the most of your day and get there before the crowds arrive with our daily departures at 11.30am or choose our later departure of 2.00 pm.

There is free parking at Te Anau Downs and the option to have your vehicle relocated to Milford Sound so your vehicle is waiting for you when you get off the boat at the end of the hike or book a bus.

Step 2  Milford Track Hike
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Hike the four-day Milford Track Great Walk.

Step 3  Water taxi from Sandfly Point to Milford Sound
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At the end of the Milford Track (Sandfly Point), meet your water taxi for a short boat journey across to Deepwater Basin at Milford Sound.

Our boat runs back and forth from 12pm-4.30pm and can be taken at any time between then. Book with us for the VIP treatment at Sandfly Point - 2 hours earlier than the other boat and we transport you to wait for your bus in comfort at the Milford Cafe.

Step 4  Bus, self-drive or own arrangements back to Te Anau Downs
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Transport options include a bus transfer out of Milford Sound (1.5 hours back to Te Anau Downs), vehicle relocation, or make your own arrangements. Buses leave daily at 2.30pm from Deepwater Basin.

Book a car relocation service and we'll arrange to deliver your car from Te Anau Downs to Milford Sound. Your car will be a welcome sight, just a few minutes walk from where you get off the boat.

Need to know more?

Head over to our Plan & Prepare section for more info on hiking the full Milford Track.

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Booking Options

  • Milford Track from Te Anau Downs, return by bus

    OUTWARD
    11.30am or 2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to start of Milford Track.

    RETURN
    Between 12-2pm Water taxi from Sandfly Point makes multiple trips and runs back and forth as required to meet the bus back to Te Anau Downs at 2.30pm.

    • Boat Boat
    • Bus Bus
    From 203 adult / 139 child
  • Milford Track from Te Anau Downs, return by car

    OUTWARD
    11.30am or 2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to the start of the Milford Track.

    RETURN
    We will arrange your vehicle to be drived from Te Anau Downs to Milford Sound. 12-4.30pm Water taxi from Sandfly Point makes multiple trips and runs back and forth as required. The boat will drop you off in Milford Sound near where your vehicle is parked.

    • Boat Boat
    • Car Car
    From 138 adult /90 child + 310 car relo
  • Milford Track from Te Anau Downs, no return

    OUTWARD
    11.30am or 2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to the start of the Milford Track.

    RETURN
    12-4.30pm Water taxi from Sandfly Point makes multiple trips and runs back and forth as required.

    • Boat Boat
    From 138 adult / 90 child

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