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Milford Track from Queenstown

$307 ad / $194 ch Book Now
  1. Car Car
  2. Boat Boat
  3. Bus Bus
  4. Plane Plane
  • Leave from

    Queenstown

  • Return to

    Queentown

  • Price Match Promise

  • Highlight

    First boat to the track

  • Availability

    26 Oct 2021 – 30 April 2022

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TRANSPORT TO THE MILFORD TRACK

The Milford Track from Queenstown

An easy, all-in-one transport package to transfer you from Queenstown to the Milford Track and back again. You decide how you want to get to the track, and we make it happen. Options for bus, plane, 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 Queenstown

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Step 1  Bus or self-drive from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs
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A 2.5-hour bus or self-drive journey from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs. Enjoy the views without the hassle of driving yourself or ask us about car relocation options if you're self-driving.

Bus departs Queenstown CBD daily at 10.30am.

Step 2  Fast boat from Te Anau Downs to Glade Wharf
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Meet the water taxi at Te Anau Downs for a 50-minute boat journey up Lake Te Anau to Glade Wharf and the start of the Milford Track.

You'll get there before the last boatload of hikers arrive and enjoy a quieter start to your hike and choose your bunk. The water taxi departs daily at 2.00 pm.

Step 3  Milford Track Hike
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Hike the four-day Milford Track Great Walk.

Step 4  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.

The boat runs back and forth from 1.00pm-4.30pm and can be taken at any time between then.

Step 5  Bus, self-drive or fly from Milford Sound to Queenstown
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Arriving back in Milford Sound, you have the option to catch the bus back to Queenstown, fly or meet your relocated car. Allow around 4.5 hours for the journey from Milford Sound to Queenstown.

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.

Find out more

Booking Options

  • Milford Track from Queenstown, Return by Bus

    OUTWARD

    10.30am Bus from Queenstown and 2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to the start of the Milford Track, first boat to arrive at Glade Wharf.

    RETURN

    1-2pm Sandfly Point water taxi and 2.30pm bus back to Queenstown, arriving 7pm

    • Boat Boat
    • Bus Bus
    $307 p/ad, $194 p/ch
  • Milford Track from Queenstown, return by car

    OUTWARD

    Self-drive from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs, meet 2pm water taxi from to start of Milford Track, first boat to arrive at Glade Wharf.

    RETURN

    Your vehicle is relocated from Te Anau Downs to Milford Sound. A water taxi picks you up from the end of the track and drops you off in Milford Sound where you can continue your journey in your own vehicle.

    • Boat Boat
    • Car Car
    $138 p/ad + $299 car relocation
  • Milford Track from Queenstown, return by plane - BOOK IN JUNE + SAVE $75

    OUTWARD

    10.30am Bus from Queenstown and 2pm water taxi from Te Anau Downs to start of Milford Track, first boat to arrive at Glade Wharf.

    RETURN

    1-4.30pm water taxi picks you up from Sandfly Point, the end of the track and transports you to Milford Sound where you will board your 35 min scenic flight back to Queenstown

    • Bus Bus
    • Boat Boat
    • Plane Plane
    $511 p/ad, $323 p/ch

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