Explore Magical Milford With Us!

This is absolutely no exaggeration. Experience a tourism time warp back to the early 1970s when Milford Sound’s fishing fleet outnumbered the tour boats! This is time to explore Milford Sound like it hasn't been in decades!

You now have an absolutely amazing chance to experience Piopiotahi in peace, from the comfort of a safe, stable double sea kayak. Do not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy Milford Sound without the big crowds. We look forward to paddling with you!

Why Kayak? Here are just half a dozen of the many reasons to paddle with us to explore Milford:

  • Milford Sound is considered the 8th wonder of the world, and kayaking gives you the time to take it all in.
  • Having that up close and personal experience with the flora and fauna is a photographer's dream.
  • We tailor all our trips to maximise the sun and avoid paddling into the wind.
  • We supply everything to keep you warm, dry and safe while paddling. 
  • Small group to guide ratio so you have your guide at hand to indulge all your questions.
  • Some of the wildlife you may observe – New Zealand Fur Seals to Fiordland Crested Penguins, Bottle Nose and Dusky Dolphins and sometimes even whales, our team know which nooks and crannies to explore!  

Please note that a My Vaccine Pass is required for anyone who kayaks with us aged 12yrs+, staff and contractors. Please bring it with you as staff will verify this before trip departure, thank you for your understanding.


 PLEASE NOTE: Prices below are in NZD

Pure Kayaking Adventures

Enjoy the serenity of Milford and stunning vistas away from the big crowds by kayaking with our experienced guides!

  Paddle Rating   Distance Price (NZD) Details  

Milford Cruiser

Up close and personal

Enjoy a more relaxed paddle with postcard views of Milford and Lady Bowen Falls, the fiord’s tallest waterfall! (Paddle Rating: Easiest. Age: 8+)

1 Paddles Bus  5KM
2 hrs paddling
$69 ch - $115 ad Read More Book Now

Sunriser Classic

Rosco's original sea kayaking trip

Our most popular adventure in summer and winter, this trip takes you on a big loop of Milford Sound. (Paddle Rating: Moderate. Age: 14+)

3 Paddles Bus  10KM
3-3.5 hrs paddling
$139.00 Read More Book Now

Milford Track Paddle & Walk

Two iconic trips in one

Start with a scenic paddle to Sandfly Point before enjoying a section of one of the finest walks in the world. (Paddle Rating: Easiest. Age: 14+)

1 Paddles    3KM
1 hrs paddling

3.5 hrs walking
$135.00 Read More Book Now

Day Safari

A day to remember

On Demand for March/April please contact us on 0800 476 726 for details - Start your day with a scenic minibus journey along the magnificent Milford Road with our guide showing you the best spots before connecting with the Sunriser Classic. DEPARTS TE ANAU
(Paddle Rating: Moderate. Age: 14+)

3 Paddles Bus  10KM
3-3.5 hrs paddling
$169.00 Read More Book Now

Emissions Free Milford

Going "Green w/ Envy Tours"

Experience Milford the Emissions Free Way!!
Includes Guided Transport into Milford Sound in a Tesla Model X with Envy Tours then a 2 hour paddle with Rosco's Milford Kayaks!
(Paddle Rating: Easiest. Age: 14+)

1 Paddles Bus  5KM
2 hours hrs paddling
$320.00 Read More Book Now

Kayak & Cruise Combo

Experience it all!

Bring the Family out to experince the best of both worlds with a stunning early morning kayak with Rosco's Milford Kayaks and an awesome boutique cruise with Cruise Milford.
Suitable for 8 years and over (must be over 25kg)

1 Paddles    5KM
1.5-2 hrs paddling
$89 ch - $199 ad Read More Book Now

Please Note:

Times & distances are approximate. Rosco's Milford Kayaks reserves the right to cancel or change any part of any kayaking trip or the Day Safari road trip from Te Anau. This could be due to, but not limited to, adverse sea, river, road or weather conditions.

See our Important Info page for our full cancellation policy and guidance regarding our trips.

Spaces are limited on each trip. If you book a trip that turns out isn’t right for you, you are taking the space from someone who could have enjoyed it! We cannot refund you if your guide deems you unsuitable to paddle, so please choose with care. Give us a call if you would like to discuss any aspect of the trips in more detail.

© Rosco's Milford Kayaks 2015