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JUCY cruise has a new premium experience to give you a taste of luxury as you experience the journey into Milford Sound.

Treat yourself to the JUCY coach and cruise day trip and let someone else take care of the driving while you absorb the incredible landscapes and scenery. You depart from Queenstown, enjoying the glass roofed coach to capture views of the Southern Alps while to journey deep into the mountains of Fiordland National Park. The talented driver guides provide interesting and entertaining commentary, as you experience the amazing photo stops they showcase along the way to Milford Sound.

Then step on board the new luxurious Gem of the Sound. This impressive 29m, three-level catamaran offers extensive indoor and outdoor viewing and has been specifically designed to capture the views of Milford Sound with its unique Glass roofs and large viewing decks. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the comfortable booth seating and ambient décor knowing no matter where you are, you won’t miss a thing with high definition cameras projecting live outdoor footage onto TV screens throughout the vessel.

A perfect fit for guests who are looking for something a little different in an area hailed as the 8th Wonder of the World.


  • Return transfers from Queenstown/Te Anau to Milford Sound
  • 1 hour 45 minutes scenic cruise on Milford Sound
  • Enjoy a complimentary coffee or tea
  • Informative commentary throughout the day
  • Unique nature walks & photo stops along the way


  • Gourmet Buffet Lunch (JUCY Great Sights: Ex Queenstown: Coach + Cruise)
  • Lunch in Te Anau (JUCY Gem Ex Queenstown: Coach + Cruise)
  • Picnic Lunch (JUCY Zest Ex Te Anau: Coach + Cruise)


  • Pick ups from most Queenstown & Te Anau accommodations.
  • JUCY Cruise office is located 26b Shotover Street, Queenstown.
  • Central Queenstown departure point is at The Station Building, corner Shotover and Camp Streets.
  • Central Te Anau pick up is Kiwi Country, corner of Miro Street and Town Centre


  • Ex. Queenstown: Full Day - 12.5 hours
  • Ex Te Anau: Full Day - 8.5 hours


  • JUCY Great Sights (ex Queenstown) pick-ups from 7:00am year round
  • JUCY Gem (ex Queenstown) Late departure pick-ups from 9:10AM summer only
  • JUCY Zest (ex Te Anau) pick-ups from 7:30AM year round


  • Summer dates are 1 Oct - 30 Apr
  • Winter dates are 1 May - 30 Sept


  • Cash - to pay for purchases on the boat. Please note: There is no EFTPOS on the boat or ATM in Milford Sound.
  • A rain jacket - even on a sunny day the waterfalls will get you wet.
  • A camera - to record your day.
  • Sunglasses - it can be bright if the sun is shining!


  • Child Age: 5 - 15 years. Children 4 years & under are free of charge, but must still be booked. Please make a note in the comments field upon booking.
  • JUCY Zest is a small personalised tour from Te Anau on a new 33 seater bus.
  • Drinks and snacks can be purchased from the fully licenced bar.
  • Please ensure you are at your pick up point at least 5 minutes before scheduled pick up time.

JUCY Gem Ex Queenstown: Coach + Cruise + Lunch in Te Anau [Summer Only]:
The ultimate way to experience Milford Sound. Includes: Glass Roof Coach, Premium Gem cruise and Lunch Voucher in Te Anau . Late Pick Ups from: 9:10AM Summer Only. Links up with the 3:35pm Premium Cruise on Milford Sound

  • Adult $169.00
  • Child $119.00

JUCY Zest Ex Te Anau: Coach + Gem Cruise + Picnic Lunch:
Take the small personalised tour from Te Anau on a 33 seater bus. Includes: Coach, Premium Gem cruise and Picnic Lunch. Pick Ups: from 7:30AM. Links up with the 10:50/11:00am Premium Cruise on Milford Sound.

  • Adult $125.00
  • Child $89.00

How long does it take to get to Milford Sound from Queenstown?

Approximately 4.5 hours to ensure that you have enough time for all the photo stops along the way! This time-frame also allows for a 20 minute break in Te Anau.

Is there EFTPOS or Credit Card facilites on the boat to make purchases?

You can pay for your cruise using EFTPOS or Credit Card at the booking desk, but it’s a good idea to bring some cash for refreshments on the boat as Jucy Cruize cannot provide EFTPOS facilities on board.

Is there an ATM machine in Milford Sound?

There is no ATM in Milford Sound – make sure you bring all the cash that you think you will need. The last ATM available before Milford Sound is located in Te Anau.

Do you operate everyday?

The only day Jucy Cruize don't operate is Christmas Day. They like to give their staff at least one day off per year!

Do I need a raincoat?

Milford Sound is acknowledged to be one of the wettest places in New Zealand with over 180 rain days, so a jacket and other warm clothing are advised as the weather can be very unpredictable all year round. You'll definitely require a rain jacket if you decide to take advantage of Milford Sound's free shower service underneath one of the waterfalls.

Will we see dolphins?

It's not uncommon for Bottlenose Dolphins to make their way into Milford Sound. They love to play in the boats wake so keep your camera handy!

Is it worth going to Milford Sound when it is raining?

Milford Sound is stunning in any weather. The more it rains the more waterfalls you will see. Some people argue Milford Sound is more spectacular in the rain as the surrounding mountains come alive with countless waterfalls that you don't see on a sunny day.

Is there any cellphone or internet coverage in Milford Sound?

Cellphone coverage finishes a very short way along the Milford road once you have left Te Anau. There are emergency phones at certain locations along the road including the Homer Tunnel. At the Milford Sound terminal, WiFi is available and credit can be bought at the Jucy Cruize desk.

Will Lucy be our boat skipper?

No, Lucy is not the skipper but she can often be seen swimming with the dolphins or sunbathing on Seal Rock...if you look closely.

Is there an opportunity to purchase food on the way to Milford Sound or in Milford Sound?

The last point with a large selection of food outlets and supermarkets is Te Anau. In Milford itself, there is only one small cafe. Snacks and drinks are available for cash purchase on the boat.

What should I take and what do I need for my trip to Milford Sound?

Here's an idea of must-have items:

  • Cash - to pay for purchases on the boat.
  • A rain jacket - even on a sunny day the waterfalls will get you wet.
  • A camera - to record your day.
  • Sunglasses - it can be bright if the sun is shining!

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