1 Day Pure Milford Sound Boat Cruise - Cruising Milford Sound

Gem of the Sound is Pure Milford’s premium glass roof vessel providing daily cruises in Milford Sound. An impressive three-level catamaran offering extensive indoor and outdoor viewing, the Gem has been specifically designed to capture the scenery with unique glass roofs and large viewing decks. 


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  • ‘Gem of the Sound’ is Pure Milford's new premium vessel providing year round day cruises in Milford Sound.
  • An impressive 29m, three-level catamaran offering extensive indoor and outdoor viewing, the Gem has been specifically designed to capture the views of Milford with its unique glass roofs and large viewing decks. 
  • Passengers can relax and enjoy the comfortable booth seating, ambient décor and no matter where they are they won’t miss a thing with high definition cameras projecting live outdoor footage onto TV screens throughout the vessel.  
  • Visit the sun deck to soak up the scenery, lounge in the covered outdoor seating area at the stern or settle into one of the spacious booths and enjoy the magnificent views. 
  • The ‘Gem of the Sound’ offers an exceptional level of comfort and hospitality, and provides an outstanding experience never before seen in Milford Sound. 
  • A  perfect fit for guests who are looking for something a little different in an area hailed as the 8th Wonder of the World.


  • Scenic Milford Sound Cruise
  • Daily two hours cruises
  • Informative commentary from knowledgeable skippers.
  • Famously friendly service from awesome crew.
  • Complimentary tea and coffee are available throughout the cruise, and an assortment of hot and cold food and beverages can be purchased from our  licensed Cafe / Bar.
  • Exceptional viewing from Milford's only glass roof vessel!
  • Capped cruising numbers to ensure comfortable premium experience.

Day 1 : Milford Sound Cruise

Cruises travel the length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea and back, following one side of the fiord on the outward journey and the other in the return journey. Cruise includes various points of interest such as seal colonies, waterfalls and other scenic spots.

Meals: None


Daily: Daily

Pickup/Return: Milford Sound Terminal at the following times:

Summer 22/23:

  • 10:30am - 12:30pm : 2 hours
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm : 2 hours
  • 3:30pm - 5:30pm : 2 hours

Winter 2023: 

  • 11:00am - 1:00pm : 2 hours
  • 1:45pm - 3:45pm : 2 hours

What to Bring:

Rain jacket
Sun screen
Insect repellent
Fully charged camera and
A smile!

Extra Costs:

Please note that parking at Milford Sound is charged at $25 for 5 hours, and can be paid either before or after the cruise.

The parking facilities and fees are operated by Milford Sound Tourism, and not Pure Milford.


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