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Address: , Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 1045
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Description: Enjoy a great value, small personalised tour in a modern 8 seat mini bus...
Enjoy a great value, small personalised tour in a modern 8 seat 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 Te Anau 9:45am - 5:45pm 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 2pm Scenic Cruise operated by Real Journeys. 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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Top tour, informative, intimate and enjoyable.

We are a senior couple tired of the large group, impersonal, conveyer belt experience of the big tours. The BBQ bus was perfect for our needs. Group of 9 in a roomy 14 seater... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Tasmania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We are a senior couple tired of the large group, impersonal, conveyer belt experience of the big tours. The BBQ bus was perfect for our needs. Group of 9 in a roomy 14 seater bus,( they will even go with one person using a car). The guide was knowlegeable on all matters, being a naturalist and former NZ zoo keeper.... More 

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

Hi guys. Thanks so much for taking the time to place a review on your trip with me to Milford Sound. I am very pleased you enjoyed your day. It was lovely to meet you both. Take care in Tasmania. Kind regards Marty. More 

San Francisco, United States
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Nature is the ultimate art and the Milford Sound experience is one of a kid. The BBQ bus was a great way to spend the day, with a knowledgeable driver making tasty food and the perfect photo opportunities. We had a small group (only four total) and it was almost like a one-on-one experience. The customer service was also very... More 

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

Thanks for the kind words. Nigel and I enjoy what we do and its always pleasing to get favorable comments on our trips. Kind Regards Marty. More 

Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Although it was a long day this tour covered everything. It was interesting and super well run whilst being laid back at the same time. Nigel was very informative - he knew when to leave Queenstown, Te Anau to avoid mega crowds. I highly recommend this tour!

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

Thanks so much for the review. Reviews are always appreciated. I'm glad Nigel gave you an "awesome" day. Regards Marty. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Nigel, the owner and operator was great, sharing his knowledge on the flora and fauna of the area. Part of the tour was a 1 hour boat ride around Milford sound where we encountered waterfalls and basking seals. A very enjoyable day.

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

Thanks for the review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your day at Milford Sound with Nigel. Regards Marty. More 

Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I really enjoyed taking the BBQ bus to Milton Sound from Queenstown. Although the journey is long at around 5-hours, the driver and host for the day deserves a medal for managing to hold everyone's attention throughout - in part by spreading a wealth of personal knowledge. The stop off for a BBQ and local walk is a very nice... More 

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

Cheers. Thanks for the great review. Marty More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were initially quite sad that the weather that day was pouring down rain. But Marty were still able to give us quite a memorable experience. The group were quite small so we didn't have to go through the wait of people getting on and off the bus which was quite good. The bbq was great, especially the lamb we... More 

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

Hi Ricky. Thanks for the review. Yes the weather can be very bad but the waterfalls certainly make up for it. Cheers Marty. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The small group (we had 13 pax that day) made the journey wonderful. The guide (and driver), Nigel, is wonderful. He is experienced and "educated" us througout the journey. He even taught us how to beat the people in the bigger tour buses in getting to the loo during the rest stop! The BBQ lunch is fantastic. My kids loved... More 

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

Hi guys. Sorry I've taken so long to respond. Thanks so much for your review. I'm glad you had a great time with Nigel and that your children enjoyed the food. Take care Marty. More 

Elora, Canada
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

where to start....... Nigel was informative , humorous , and genuine in his love of his position as our tour guide and in his love of New Zealand What a great day , and the bbq was excellent , serving up kebab chicken , beef and oh yeah Lamb ! If your going to visit Queenstown and tour Milford sound... More 

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

Hi Rick, Thank you so much for your comment. Nigel will be delighted that you had a wonderful day with him to Milford Sound. I will pass your comments on to him. As the owner, it gives me great pride to know my drivers are doing such a good job. Cheers Marty. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This was certainly one of the best highlights of our entire trip, "Marty" our host is a real character a born again Scot adorned in Kilt and Sporan, there was only the 2 of us in the mini bus so we saw things and places the normal tourist would not see,Marty not only knowledgable but was witty and funny to... More 

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

Hi Paul, Thanks for the great comment on your trip to Milford Sound. I had a blast with you two. It's a trip that I'll remember for a long time to come. I haven't laughed so much for a long time. Have you found that Pink Convertible Caddy for me yet? Maybe I'll catch up with you again some time.... More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Nigel picked us up and we had a wonderful day. He made the trip fun and interesting. It was probably the best tour I had during my two week visit to New Zealand and Australia. Thanks Nigel for making this portion of my vacation the best.

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