Tour Description :
Duration:7.20am to 7.45 pm
A full day tour from Queenstown visiting the country's most famous natural attraction in the Fiordland National Park. Coach through the Homer Tunnel, drilled through solid rock.
View rock walls rising up from the sea that have been scarred by past glaciers and waterfalls that tumble into the sound from high hanging valleys. A one hour 45 minute cruise around the fiord highlights the many water falls taking you up close to these magnificent land formations.
Places of Interest:
Tour Operates Daily:
- THE REMARKABLES:
Travel from Queenstown following the shoreline of Lake Wakatipu past the dramatic peaks of this mountain range, snow-capped in winter.
- TE ANAU:
Known as the "Gateway to Fiordland". Stop for morning tea (own arrangements)
- MILFORD ROAD:
Enjoy some of the most stunning scenery to be found anywhere in the world - towering snow-capped mountains, magnificent rainforests and spectacular waterfalls. Photograph stops along the way.
- HOMER TUNNEL:
Travel through this tunnel carved through the solid rock of a mountain.
Join your 1 hour 45 minute cruise taking you past Mitre Peak which rises from the ocean floor to its peak 1 mile above sea level. View the spectacular Bowen waterfall cascading down its huge rock face. A Picnic lunch is included on the cruise. Return to Queenstown by coach arriving early evening. Optional return flight available at extra cost, weather permitting - see your Driver.
- From 26 Shotover St
- Departs 7:20 am Terminates 7:45 pm (approximately)
- Fare includes: Selected Hotel/Motel pickups, cruise, picnic lunch, Multilingual commentary in Spanish, Japanese & Mandarin (01 Jan 2010 onwards), coach and tax.