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Milford Sound BBQ Bus

Address: Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 800 421 045
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Ranked #12 of 202 Activities in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Enjoy a great value, small personalised tour in a modern mini bus to spectacular Milford Sound that...
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Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Enjoy a great value, small personalised tour in a modern mini bus to spectacular Milford Sound that also includes a full Scenic Cruise and tasty BBQ lunch inside the boundaries of the beautiful Fiordland National Park. Tour duration: Ex/To Queenstown 7.30am - 8:30pm Ex/To Te Anau 9:45am - 6:00pm Pick up and drop offs from most accommodation outlets in Queenstown available. Te Anau pick up and drop off - 'Kiwi Country' on Miro Street. Tour includes: The Road Trip. Sit back and relax in our comfortable, modern coach and take in the experience. The beauty of this trip to Milford Sound is that around every corner is something new to wonder at. With our smaller coaches, we are able to access a wide range of areas for photo opportunities. BBQ Lunch in the world famous Fiordland National Park, we break for the BBQ lunch. While we prepare your tasty lunch, take a short walk and breathe in the fresh alpine air. Cruise at Milford Sound, we link up with a spectacular scenic cruise, where the wonders of the area will unfold. The BBQ Bus links up with the 3pm Scenic Cruise operated by Southern Discoveries. This is an off peak time that is less crowded. Not only is BBQ Bus a great experience but it's also great value - so join us for a "Day to Remember!"
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I love smaller tours and this bus held only 15 people. We were picked up at our hotel at the specified time. Our guide, Nigel, was very affable, funny and most knowledgeable about the area. The scenery was magnificent and the stops we made along the way were wonderful opportunities to see some amazing parts of the mountains and the... More 

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wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Thankyou BBQ bus for an amazing tour to Milford Sounds. Nigel our driver was wonderful, great commentary, plenty of rest stops to stretch our legs and visit places of interest. BBQ lunch was delicious. Thankyou Nigel and BBQ Bus for a wonderful day.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

My six friends and I decided to take the BBQ bus over the larger bus tour options so it was more personable and customized. We were pleasantly surprised to be the only ones in the van! We were not disappointed! The guide was very knowledgeable and very thoughtful! The BBQ lunch was delicious! If you're going to Milford Sound, use... More 

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this review

Hi guys. Thanks for the great review. I'm really pleased you all enjoyed the trip to Milford Sound. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Queenstown and that you all got home safely. Thanks Molly and gang. All the best. Marty. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

It was 7 of us in a very comfortable van. Marty was extremely personable, made every part of the tour truly enjoyable: from cooking as awesome bbq lunch to taking us to great walks and picture spots. I highly, highly recommend BBQ Bus and Marty to all coming to Queenstown. If you are visiting Queenstown, you can't miss a trip... More 

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this review

Hi llias. Thanks for posting your review. Its really great to see people like yourselves enjoying the BBQ Bus trip to Milford Sound. Nigel and I take pride in giving our guests the best trip possible. Take care, Marty. More 

Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We had an awesome time aboard the Milford Sound BBQ bus with Marty. It is a really well planned day tour even if you are travelling with kids. Marty, our guide was delightful, friendly and an excellent host. He stopped at all the scenic places, gave us ample time to stretch our legs, arranged an awesomely delicious BBQ lunch. The... More 

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this review

Hi Aashiana. It was my pleasure to take you to Milford Sound. I have the best job in the world I'm sure. I meet so many wonderful people like yourself every day. The beauty of Fiordland and Milford Sound makes my job easy.Thank you for taking the time to post your review. All the best. Marty. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I took the BBQ Bus with my husband, his adult brother, and his parents. We didn't want to drive out to Milford Sound from Queenstown ourselves, and we really didn't want to end up on a huge bus with a ton of people, so we decided to give the BBQ Bus a try. The BBQ Bus is the only non-private... More 

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this review

Wow, this is truly high praise indeed. I feel quite humbled. I cant express enough, just how much I appreciate the great feedback that Nigel and I get from our passengers. This is why we enjoy going to Milford Sound and showing it off, over and over again. Thank you so much. Marty. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I chose the Milford Sound BBQ Bus after seeing the reviews on Trip Advisor. As always, I was not disappointed. It was all that it promised and much more. Marty was phenomenal! He made a long journey seem very short. The lunch was delicious and a great primer to see the spectacular Milford Sound. Marty took us through routes the... More 

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this review

Hi Masood. Thanks for taking the time to review your trip with me. As always, it was a pleasure taking you and the others guests to 'my office'. All the best. Marty. More 

Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

This small guided tour is a great way to see Milford Sound. Having Nigel as our guide made a long trip really enjoyable. He is so knowledgable and entertaining, not to mention pretty good at the BBQ! Milford is a long way from Queenstown but we had plenty of stops and saw so much more than we would've if we'd... More 

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this review

Hi Jo. Thanks for the review. Nigel will be pleased you enjoyed the trip with him. Take care. Marty. More 

London, United Kingdom
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213 reviews 213 reviews
77 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

When planning our trip to Milford Sound from Queenstown we checked out all the tours. This one seemed to suit us perfectly - a small group tour, a BBQ lunch stop, and a later quieter cruise. Booking was easy, and the information received was clear. We were picked up from our hotel at around 8am, and met our guide Marty,... More 

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this review

Hi guys. Thanks so much for the great review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your trip. Marty. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Martin our guide was fantastic, even though I had travelled to Milford Sounds below I would throughly reccomended this trip. I learned heaps more and was able to relax and enjoy the views much more. The BBQ was more than enough, so much food!! We even got to watch a Maori flim on the way home. Definately a must do... More 

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MilfordSoundBBQBus, Owner at Milford Sound BBQ Bus, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. It is really pleasing to see that you enjoyed your trip with me and you loved the barbeque. Take care. Marty. More 

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