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Milford Sound BBQ Bus

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Address: Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 800 421 045
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Description: Enjoy a great value, small personalised tour in a modern mini bus to...
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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What a magificent area. In order to maximise our trip we went with Nigil on the BBQ bus for a half day tour of the area and subsequently booked him for a Milford Sound Tour two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Tallangatta, Australia
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Tallangatta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

What a magificent area. In order to maximise our trip we went with Nigil on the BBQ bus for a half day tour of the area and subsequently booked him for a Milford Sound Tour two days later. His knowledge of all things New Zealand is amazing and his ability to infuse a little humour into his narratives makes the... More 

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Kalgoorlie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I am a little late in doing this but better late then never...anyway we went late September 2014. It was my teenage daughter, my Husband and I, we ended up having the whole bus to ourselves. Marty was a great driver and worse his Kilt which was pretty cool, we could definitely find him in any crowds. The drive between... More 

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

Thanks for the great review. I am really pleased you enjoyed your trip with me back in September. We have had a very busy summer and will shortly be entering the quieter time of the year again. Take care. Marty More 

sherri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from an incredible tour on the South Island of New Zealand. Picked up at our hotel by the gracious owner of BBQ Tours, we then joined 4 more couples for a delightful day touring the "Southern Alps" to Milford Sound with surely best tour guide in the business, Nigel. He drove us through fascinating countryside viewing glorious mountains... More 

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

Hi Sheryl. Thank you for your review on your trip with the BBQ Bus. It sounds like you and your family had a lovely day with Nigel the other day. Thank you for the kind words. Kind regards, Marty. More 

Tampa
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8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is definitely the way to go visit Milford Sound from Queenstown. The small group (14) allows for a more personal experience. Our driver/guide Nigel was attentive, informative and enthusiastic. Although we had to have our BBQ lunch at a more protected secondary location due to intermittent rain, we were still able to explore the surrounding area. And the Milford... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your trip with Nigel on the BBQ Bus. Nigel will be pleased that you enjoyed your trip with him. Take care. Marty. More 

Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had not originally planned to visit Milford Sound on our trip to Queenstown, but when the "BBQ Bus" popped up on the Grab One discount site we couldn't resist. Even at full price it would be extremely difficult to make this tour better value. We travelled with Nigel in early March (on the same day as PatnPaul a few... 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. Nigel does a great job. He is very good at remembering everyones names as you say. Take care. Marty. More 

Clearwater FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

While there are many ways to see Milford Sound, there is only one way to go - The BBQ bus. Marty the owner has made 700 round trips are so to the sound and is a great story teller. Our bus was full and yet felt completely roomy and comfortable. The journey was almost as good as the destination. It... More 

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

Hi Scott. Thanks for the great review. Yes, Milford Sound is amazing in the wet weather. You will have to come back one day to see it in fine weather, perhaps with snow on the mountains. Your review has coincided with us achieving number 10 out of 203 attractions on TripAdvisor for Queenstown. Thank you and everyone else who has... More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We're from Taranaki and flew to Queenstown to celebrate our daughter's 4th birthday. We chose the BBQ bus because of the small group set-up which will be good for my little girl. We travelled with a lovely group of people. The barbie stop over lunch was a great way to get to know the people with you. If we had... More 

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

Hi Kae. It was lovely meeting you guys the other day. I am glad your daughter loved the BBQ. Thank you for the review. Take care and maybe we will see you again next winter. Marty. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

We did the Milford Sound BBQ Bus today and have to say it is the only way to go to Milford Sound. It is like a 'family ' outing with a small group ( there were ten in our group) and everything is taken care of for you. Marty does all the driving which he does masterfully and is a... More 

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

Thank you for the great review Steven. It is very encouraging and satisfying to know that people like you enjoy the day with me to Milford Sound. Take care. Marty More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went on this trip on 6 March because we read the reviews on trip advisor. Our driver Nigel had a wicked sense of humour and was very knowledgable about the country and wildlife and a few other things as well. There were only 13 people on the bus so a lot better than the 40 plus on the bigger... More 

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

Thanks so much for the review on your trip with Nigel. He does a great job for me. Take care. Marty. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

mountains, valleys and wonderful scenery. Long day but well worth the effort. Great lunch and Milford Sound boat ride out to Tasman sea.

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

Thanks for review. Its great to get good feedback from fellow Kiwis. Cheers. Marty More 

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