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Address: Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 1045
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Join the BBQ Bus for a unique interactive small group experience to Milford...

Join the BBQ Bus for a unique interactive small group experience to Milford Sound that also includes a BBQ lunch. Small modern coach allows access to a wide range of areas for photo opportunities.

Summer (November – April)

BBQ lunch and scenic cruise included

Depart every day

(except 25 December, Christmas day).

Queenstown 7:20am - 9pm

Te Anau 10:30am - 6:30pm

Winter (May - October)

BBQ lunch on the scenic cruise boat

Departing on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

Queenstown 6:50am - 7:30pm

Te Anau 9:45am - 5pm

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. Between May and October the barbeque lunch is served on the boat so people can get out of the cold weather and stay warm and dry. 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 2:45pm Cruise Milford. 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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The trip to take and the company to use!

We loved the trip to MS on the BBQ bus - a small group, led by our awesome driver Graham made the long journey a pleasant experience. Graham gave such an extensive narrative about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Basel, Switzerland

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Basel, Switzerland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved the trip to MS on the BBQ bus - a small group, led by our awesome driver Graham made the long journey a pleasant experience. Graham gave such an extensive narrative about NZ - something you would never get if you are travelling solo. We appeeciated this a lot. There was a great bbq he grilled while on... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Marty the owner, tour guide is very knowledgeable, friendly, personal, and knows how to make a full day tour very interesting. The BBQ lunch tops off a beautiful visit to Milford Sound at an affordable price.

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

Hi Mathew. Thanks for posting your review. I really appreciate people taking the time to post their comments. I am really pleased you enjoyed your trip. take care, Marty. More 

San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending 3 weeks in New Zealand, my Milford Sound tour with Marty was definitely a highlight. He picked me up right on time in his comfortable car and was one of the most affable and hospitable personalities I had the pleasure to meet while on my travels. We spent the entire day laughing at Marty's jokes and whizzing past... More 

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

Hi Chad. I too had a very memorable day with you. You were great company and it certainly didn't feel like work with such an appreciative person as you. Yes, we certainly had some laughs. Thanks for taking the time to post your review. I wish you all the best for the future. Kind regards, Marty. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up right outside our accommodation - on time, was a 12hr day. Was a small bus so we were able to stop at more special places for photo opportunities etc. graham was our host/driver - very knowledgable, friendly and cooked us a beautiful lunch. I would highly recommend this - was well worth the money.

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

Hi Karly. thanks for taking the time to post a review. You obviously enjoyed your day with Graham. He will be pleased. All the best, Marty. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

12 hours there and back from Queenstown with 3 kids in tow? How could that be fun? Well, it was excellent. Graham did a great job of pacing things so that even our 7 year old did not once ask "Are we there yet?". Well done for tolerating having your ear talked off Graham. Loved this tour. Well done BBQ... More 

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

Hi Guys. Thanks so much for the review. Graham is indeed a great driver guide. He will be delighted you enjoyed your day with him. All the best, Marty (owner). More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out. Marty our guide very informative. Excellent driver too. BBQ en route was pretty decent food. Excellent day out.

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

Hi Debbie. Thanks for taking the time to post your review. i am really pleased you enjoyed your day. Regards Marty. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved every minute of this tour. Our guide/driver Marty was a legend and really showed us a sensational time. Milford sound is simply incredible! Could not fault this company and would definitely go again. Thank you Marty!!

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

Thanks for the awesome review. I really appreciate the feedback. Cheers Marty. More 

Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

What a great tour . The driver, Niguel was so informative and fun. The scenery was incredible. A definite must see and do

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

Thank you Kathi for your support and recommendation. Its really appreciated. Marty. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I am so glad I booked this tour to Milford Sound. I was quite averse to the idea of taking a group tour on this trip but considering the travel time and logistics planning needed to get on to Milford Sound from Queenstown, we opted to go with this company. Everything was great from start to finish. The tour was... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review and thank you for your recommendation. We really appreciate it. We do aim to please all our customers. We are not the cheapest (or the dearest) but we believe we are the best. Kind regards, Marty. More 

Auckland New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We had our own car but were staying in Queenstown so thought it would be too long a day trip to drive there and back ourselves and I'm so glad we did. I visited Milford Sound 35 years ago and we did the self drive but I would strongly recommend doing Marty's tour as it added so much more to... More 

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

Hi to the baby boomers. To say you would do it again with the BBQ Bus is a real honor, thank you. I am glad you felt safe as well. Perhaps we will see you again one day. Kind regards, Marty. More 

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