Milford Sound Day Cruises

Milford Sound Day Cruises

Real Journeys

Reviews

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Brigitte CREPLET

Belgium

Ranking: 9/10

Large deck on the boat, lots of room to enjoy the cruise. Friendly staff.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2017

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Geoff Steele

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

We chose the morning nature tour and are glad we did as it didn't have as many people on it as the scenic cruise. Cabin had big windows so you have a good view even if the weather turns bad, and there is plenty of deck space for an uninterrupted view. There's a guide walks around the deck pointing out seals, penguins and features of the landscape during the tour. Milford is a must-see in Fiordland and this was a great way to see it.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Guillaume Deleuze

Ranking: 7/10

Accomodating enough to put us on the next boat when we missed our due to traffic. Cruise was great even though the top deck constantly smelled of what was being cooked in the kitchen.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Ignacio Muerza

Spain

Ranking: 10/10

We chose the scenic tour in the afternoon, only 15-20 people on the boat to share such amazing scenery. We were lucky to see penguins, seals and dolphins.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Jolien

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

Nice tour, lovely views!! Stunning. Right on time and good information during the trip. Got right against a waterfall and saw many seals.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Brent Johnson

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Everyone has said Milford Sound is a must see and I 100% agree!! From the start of the Milford Road to the end of the Sound, jaw dropping cliffs with waterfalls, penguins, seals and loads of interesting commentary from the boat crew.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Eurard Achille

France

Ranking: 7/10

Very beautiful cruise during about 2 hours, very spectacular waterfalls, we saw penguins also. But a bit expensive for this type of activity.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Sebastian Braun

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Natural tour, great tour, good guide, long stay on the boat, bigger boat and more people than expected, woman at the counter said a small boat and less people :-(

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Louise Nicholls

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Day trip to Milford Sound with boat trip included. Great guide, very enthusiastic throughout - lots of information given. Boat trip was also fab - amazing views throughout.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Elien Dauwe

Belgium

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing drive into the Sound, beautiful, spectacular boat. We really enjoyed this relaxing, amazing boat tour (2.5hours) after 4 days hiking the Kepler Track and free coffee!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Huon

France

Ranking: 5/10

We did the cruise with Real Journeys in Milford Sound but it was very expensive and very bad weather. We could not see anything!!

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ben and Pauline

France

Ranking: 8/10

Three relaxing hours with Real Journeys on the boat to discover Milford Sound.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Herman Lubben

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice views. We had bad weather so we did not see everything. So if you can choose, choose a sunny day.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Anna Stoehr

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice staff. The price was really good. The view was amazing. Driving as close as possible to the waterfall, so that you have good fun and get wet!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Timea Bagosi

Ranking: 9/10

Got a nature cruise for almost 3 hrs, a cheaper price together with the Te Anau glowworm caves trip. (±150)
Go in the early or late afternoon hours so the price is cheaper.
Staff on boats very friendly and funny, explaining everything along the way.
Went into the rainbows at the waterfalls and close to the rocks to check wildlife.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Peter Hodgson

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Great cruise around Milford Sound. Even on a rainy day, it was a great experience.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Kristina Farkas

Hungary

Ranking: 10/10

We saw seals and dolphins and they stopped for them, good idea to go with a midday or afternoon cruise.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Jennifer Lerchbacher

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Super friendly staff, guide was providing information in an interesting way.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Tobias Becker

Ranking: 7/10

We did a cruise (nature cruise) at Milford Sound. Guide was hard to hear and the price a bit high ($98 per person).

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Samuel Tohko

Slovakia

Ranking: 10/10

Even the rainy and cold day views were beautiful!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Laura and Marie

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Free coffee and tea, nice guide, good explanation, stunning views, bad weather is no problem as you can sit inside. Recommend the nature cruise (longer and less people).

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Sophia Kadel

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice boat and view, guide to tell special things about the Sounds.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Jiri Benda

Czech Republic

Ranking: 8/10

Great experience, huge breakfast on the boat, pleasant staff, nice surroundings, but foggy and cloudy weather.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Laure Cops

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

Relaxed crew, very nice!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Wouter Vanmoz

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

Nice landscape, boat provides tea and coffee, friendly staff.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Guillemette

France

Ranking: 9/10

A very nice visit in Milford Sound - the boat is very comfortable inside and outside with tea and coffee - good cruise.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Andrew Kermode

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

We booked an early departure nature cruise and had a wonderful trip. Initially the trip looked like being cancelled as the roads were closed due to overnight snow but the company decided to still go ahead despite only having 7 paying passengers. This made it a much more personalised cruise compared to trips that carry bus loads of passengers. We were able to mingle with the other passengers and the friendly staff onboard. The trip is really well priced considering the high quality of the vessel and commentary provided plus the free hot soup was a bonus on a cold winters day. We saw lots of seals and had a pod of dolphins riding the bow wave as we came back into port. All in all, it was a great way to end our stay in Milford Sound.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Luca Maria Willensrock

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Was nice, captain also gives some information while driving, interesting!

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Hubertus Thost

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Impressive nature, dolphins, waterfalls, nice scenery.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Anne and Steve Bartlett

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Not too busy and good commentary.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Maya Bakker-deDreu

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Good performance and well organised (very) expensive. Good information during the three trips.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Juliane

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Great landscape, worth doing.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Laura Metz

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Booked via Real Journeys, impressive cruise, stops really close to wonderful waterfalls.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Alexander Zimmer

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Really good weather, good boat, and fair price with $82.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Elly Zimmer

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Was awesome. Landscapes especially, but the organisation was also fine.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Terry Seaman

United States

Ranking: 8/10

We did the Nature Cruise and the nature guide was informative and entertaining. Scenery was amazingly beautiful and we did see two yellow-eyed penguins standing on the shoreline. The ship was a little crowded with a couple of tourist buses on the same boat.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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F Ballard

France

Ranking: 10/10

We enjoyed. All was very good. Free coffee and tea. Raincoats available. Good!

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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G Ballard

France

Ranking: 9/10

Scenic Cruise - very good sailing. English audio comments and written translations in foreign languages.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Emeline Dupre

France

Ranking: 9/10

The place was beautiful-Mitre Peak is very impressive. The cruise was nice but I was a little seasick on the sea.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Ina Daubenbuechel

Ranking: 9/10

Breakfast, small group, saw dolphins and seals, really good.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Richard van den Bosch

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing experience.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Jeanne Moustier

France

Ranking: 10/10

Cruise in Milford Sound, very well organised and welcoming.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2013

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Sue L

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Well-organised, comfortable coaches and John was an excellent driver and guide. Real Journeys also have their own boat, we did the nature cruise, which was very comfortable and hardly rocked in the 45-knot winds we experienced! We would definitely recommend this company for a trip to Milford Sound. We went from Queenstown sona long journey but with plenty of interesting stops along the way so it didn't seem long and John shared a lot of knowledge with us about New Zealand, the region and his experiences.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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hendrik king

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Seen dolphins, pinguins, seals, lots of birds, great.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2011

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Elizabeth Stenhouse

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Very helpful staff, even though the weather cold and wet they found interesting things to view ie seals and waterfalls.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in April 2013

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Sven Woelk

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Expensive but great.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Jill Fischer

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Well organized, well done tour of Milford Sound. We selected the nature cruise and drove in to the harbor ourselves. The road in is in itself a great journey and Milford Sound is exquisite. The commentary was very good if at times a little hard to hear. A beautiful day and very nicely done given that it could have been excessively touristy. We enjoyed it and recommend it.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Martyn Kool

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

A nice tour with good information and explaining of the enviornment. It is expensive though, which makes it feel like tourists are paying more than the company needs to show you around.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Andrea Wollmann

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice tour, had a great boating tour. There were just only a little bit too many stops on the bus tour.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Leticia Martin

Spain

Ranking: 8/10

Nice cruise along the Milford Sound and very interesting information given by the guide at the boat.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Knorr Bracher

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Good.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in November 2012

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C Schaap

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Robin Sable

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Interesting day simply spoilt by the weather - so for tour organisation and content we would score a 10.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Jessica Tilly

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Milford Track Day Walk, Glowworm Caves Tour. Well organised, nice guides, very helpful and explained a lot.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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J Jmal

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Bus/coach trip from Te Anau was great. Stopped for scenic outlooks and short hikes along the way. Cruise on the Sound was beautiful. Boat was very nice and crew were very knowledgeable and entertaining.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Stephanie Spurr

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful place, beautiful boat, amazing crew - but suited more for elder people and quad share does not have a door.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Monika Kneidl

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Everything is well organised.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Stephanie Brueck

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Nice boat trip, could not understand what they talked about because of the bad accoustic, but the Milford Sound is fantastic and amazing.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Wil de Kubber

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Well organised, but not cheap. Nice excursions.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Lucy Duffy

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Great experience but a bit expensive.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Pete & Pat Etheridge

England

Ranking: 7/10

Good advice to take early boat to avoid multilingual commentary! Also very quiet so easy to move around and see everything. PS Doubtful much better!! A great cruise in itself.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Siegfried Krueger

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Breathtaking views, a good cruise.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Villa

France

Ranking: 8/10

Lots of explanations, not too many people on the boat. Good boat. A little bit too pushy at arrival to sell you photos.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Rob Gill

England

Ranking: 10/10

Comfy, aircon coach, informative guide/driver, friendly and funny staff.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Manuela Weber

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

It was okay, but the was to the Milford was great.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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David & Sue Lokkerbol

United Kingdom

Ranking: 6/10

Boat trip good but actual walk disappointing.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Rikke & Trine Bundgaard

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

We took a scenic cruise on Milford Sound. A must if you made it all the way there. It has turned quite a bit touristy with lots of boats and planes. No wonder much of the wildlife has disappeared. Still good though.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Markus & Miriam

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Was very good.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Jurg Pfaendler

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Wilderness Cruise. Interesting and good information.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Steve Goodyear

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Beach trip to Milford Sound and three hour cruise. Very slick operation. They picked us up from the campsite. Everything worked like clockwork. Lots of stops on the way.... The coach driver was very knowledgable and gave a good commentary. The boat was modern and not crowded.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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JBunn

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

We took the Nature Cruise thinking that it would be different, but it took the same route as the other boats. The nature guide seemed bored with it all and spent too much time in with the captain. Perfect weather, beautiful scenery and we saw seals.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in January 2012

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Beeny

England

Ranking: 8/10

Efficient. We booked online from the UK and all worked very well. Interesting commentary about geolog, climate, wildlife etc.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Monika & Roger

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful views around the whole Milford Sound. But it should only be done when the weather is good, otherwise it is not to be recommended.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Chris & Jen Spencer

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

We took the nature cruise but the commentary was a bit predictable having done this 17 years before! Same script we think!!

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Berry

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely trip, great driver, lots of information from a local person and wonderful weather on Milford Sound.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Ross Cooke

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Driver of coach excellent - tour great. Captain good value. Great to have a laugh with both of them.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Heather & Jenny

Australia

Ranking: 6/10

Safe and informative driver. Picture perfect day. Boat not overly crowded.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Becky Edney

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Nature cruise, amazing place, loved the cruise, saw seals and a nice boat. Sinbad.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Marc Edwards

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Great nature guide, nice big vessel.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in April 2011

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Frank & Margot Best

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent company. Small things done very well.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in April 2011

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jenckes

United States

Ranking: 6/10

Yes Milford Sound is beautiful. Waterfalls galore, tree avelanches, and many birds. The real fun part of our trip was the impressive avalanche just above the bus after exiting the Homer tunnel. This ended many yards aboe us, but did get the heart rate up...even of the driver. However, we felt that the boat ride was very short for the quite long bus ride. Doubtful sound was much more extensive, and offered more variety of flora and fauna than Milford. However, I'd vote for the bus, not driving to Milford.

Reviewed about 8 years ago

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GenH

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

the real life experience of the scenery is overwelming, even a lot better than all the pictures shown. The cruise was like expected however the underwater exploring centre is'nt worth the extra money

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in May 2011

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Monique

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice bus driver, gave lots of information about the area. Cruiseship is excellent also well guided.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Lisa

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Well organised. Good facilities/transport.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Jon_and_Family

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing drive from Te Anau to Milford Sound - spectacular!!

Nice boat with viewing windows and free tea and coffee.

Superb views on the Sound.

Check out weather before booking.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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L Wright

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Great trip, would have liked it to be a little longer.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Sandra Milch

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Was great!!

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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noname

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Stunning weather made it. Staff very helpful and friendly staff. We meant to be on nature cruise - which did exactly same route as others.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Michel Monnin

France

Ranking: 9/10

Quite all right. I gave a 9 only because there is always room for improvement.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Rebecca Johnston

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Rained but was still good and lots of water falls.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Alan Munday

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Good value for money compared with prices for Doubtful Sound.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Daniel Kriecht

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent organised, guide could be more around for questions.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Gordon Agent

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome, great food available. Complimentary drinks, beautiful boat, very comprehensive tour narrative. Captain very flexible.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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A Dekker

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Very nice, bit expensive, but really friendly people. They know what they are talking about.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Keith Ogley

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Good tours with well informed and helpful guides but a bit too regimented.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Nathalie Verzeletti

France

Ranking: 8/10

Good, $96/adult.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Tricia Goggin

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Wonderful food, good guides, friendly staff. All aspects exactly as specified. Kayak guiding could have been more organised.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Malcolm McLean

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Trip to Milford Sound by bus from TeAnau and Heritage Sail.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Jean Barker

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Good trip.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Richard Dudfield

England

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent value for money. Great professionalism and safety. Brilliant commentaries, felt they went the extra mile. Unlimited free hot drinks!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Gunter

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

A bit expensive but very nice.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Karin Kueng

Switzerland

Ranking: 6/10

We went with this company and a car of fifty people from Queenstown to the Milford Sound (5hours drive one way), the Milford Sound is amazing, really recommend, especially when it is a beautiful day. In the car were too many tourists, but nice.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Richard Gallichan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Very similiar to Doubtful Sound trip. Plenty of time allowed for all activites.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Thomas

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Good organisation of the journey, kids for free.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Urs and Isabella

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Good weather. A lot of scenery, waterfalls, seals and sealions. Good service, not much people. But a high price.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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JudyandAndre

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Really enjoyed our trip. I would recommend it.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in January 2011

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David Mellard

England

Ranking: 10/10

Couldn't fault their organisation - very helpful booking service too.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Juergen Wolf

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Imposing waterfalls and marvelous fiord.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Jack Vermeidem

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent boat tour.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Binita

United States

Ranking: 4/10

Gave it a 4 instead of a 10 only because the company was not good at helping us reschedule our cancelled flight to milford sound. The flight was amazing (15 out of 10), the boat and guide were excellent (10 out of 10), but since the taxi never showed up to take us to the coach and I had to call the company to ask why, they really deserved a 0 out of 10. When my flight was cancelled, real journeys called to reschedule me on the coach the next day. They said a taxi would come and get me and take me to the coach. Taxi never came, and after calling they said "Oh you didn't go yesterday?" I said no, the flight was cancelled. Real Journeys had never changed my booking to the next day. Well, it was my last day in Queenstown so I would have not been able to go to Milford Sound. Real journeys tried to put me on a coach with another company, but I had to suggest to see if there was space on a flight out that morning, which there was. So in the end I got to go to MIlford, but I had to do all the booking work and deal with the stress that morning. If you book real journeys, check your bookings three or four times as they are likely to mess it up.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Laurent Michon

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Small boat, went under waterfalls, no dolphins but still really nice cruise. It was a real journey.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Sandra

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Affordable, nice trip, beautiful summit.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Ebi & Beate

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice, good guide.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Manu & Gabi

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great trip, nice guide, perfect organisation.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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John Gray

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Brilliant - well informed.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Gert Vogelaers

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

We did the nature encounter cruise at 3.45pm and that was good - not so many people. We received a very good explanation during the cruise.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Alice

France

Ranking: 7/10

Cruise is fine, boat clean, guide is funny and interesting. Still we find prices too expensive.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Karen Phillips

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Had a really good day. Driver (Bruce) was a hoot!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Leontine van Laar

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Good tour with good guiding. Boat was for 100 people. Enough space to view everything.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Robert Cox

England

Ranking: 9/10

Visits to Doubtful and Milford Sounds enjoyable and because of bad/wet weather, was excellent.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Ellen Thompson

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic day. Got picked up at accommodation in Te Anau and stopped at 15 locations on the way where we could get out of the bus and have a walk around. Boat trip was excellent. 2 and a half hours of dramatic scenery and that whole day for $110 including lunch. Great!!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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D Hoekstra

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Enjoyed the cruise and have seen a lot. Loved the seals. We had also a nice day and nice weather.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Sarraute

France

Ranking: 9/10

Organisation OK.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Derek Archibald

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Good value, quality service and quality boat used.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Webster

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent trip. On time, specialist coach with superb guide. Boat trip - same firm up Milford Sound stunning. Flight back cancelled but they arranged helicopter instead. More expensive but stunning. I was a bit anxious but so glad I did it.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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John Price

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Very slick operation - the 'nature information' given by the wildlife experts on board pretty limited. They seemed a little embarassed to be sharing their knowledge - go for it, we are a captive audience!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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James Jackson

United States

Ranking: 9/10

This was a good time to see the Sound, late afternoon. There were less boats out then making it more enjoyable.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Ashleigh Buckley

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Package from Queenstown, bus tour, cruise round Milford, lunch and dinner. Great day out.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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dollimyxture

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Milford sound is awesome. The cruise was good, had a bit of a shower under a waterfall. The guide on the nature cruise was a bit disappointing. She didn't really have much crack. She did tell us a few things i guess she was having an off day.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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Rosey834

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Fantastic scenery travelling to Milford Sound and on the cruise itself, even though there were not as many waterfall as expected. Very crowded on the pier with both people and mosquitoes. Make sure to take some repellant. No problems was on boat. Most boats follow each other around the sound in a convoy-like set-up. Got the obligatory drenching under one of the waterfalls. Good fun and great views. Homer tunnel, on the road in, is amazing.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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Peter and Hilda

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Amazingly friendly staff. Refreshments included in cost. Very informative. Comfortable boat. The only thing is the windows downstairs could have been cleaner for photography/viewing purposes.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in April 2010

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Julie

United States

Ranking: 10/10

This was a wonderful tour by bus from Queenstown to Milford Sound then a cruise on Milford Sound. The driver was knowledgeable with descriptions and history. The bus was gorgeous with an open glass top. The scenery was stunning! The road trip there and the sound are both incredibly beautiful.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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Rob

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful environment, nice people, good speaker.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in February 2010

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Marg

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Milford Sound - bus from Te Anau , good driver, restricted numbers on boat, lunch, great tour.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Don & Geraldine

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Bowness

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Evans

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Trip to Milford Sound from Te Anau. Efficient, informative, friendly.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Gerald Veldink

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

From Te Anau by bus and boat (one day), good drivers and excellent explanations on the boat.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Benedict Fluthman

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Panoramic bus, entertaining bus driver, interesting stops, nice scenic tours by ship. We really enjoyed the whole trip.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Marcus Kippner

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

3 hour ship tour including underwater view.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Lomas

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Good all round trip, Doubtful Sound preferred.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Stephan Imartina

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Very very touristic, expensive, awesome landscape but it's also stunning somewhere in Europe (Switzerland, Austria), lot of transport in air (load)!

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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jenny_nitschke

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic cruise and service, received wonderful care from Real Journeys staff when our 5 year old son fell down some steps and cut his head. They went out of their way to look after him & his injuries. Turned a bad day into a great one.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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jenniferuk

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

We went on the first cruise of the day as it is less busy. Guide was not so enthusiastic - there was little enjoyment to his speech, but the scenery was brilliant.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Marcia & Bruce

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent guide + commentary.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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R Bakker

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

3 hour cruise on the Milford sounds. Boat was fairly empty but still went. A lot of commentary and explaining about the Flora + Fauna.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Yvonne German

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Good and funny guide - amazing views

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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E.M. Prideaux

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Wonderful weather enhanced a wonderful day. One of the highlights was watching albatrosses soar over the sea at the mouth of the Sound. Excellent packed lunch provided.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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Rod C

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

9am tour, free breakfast included. Scenic tour exceptional.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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katrina Marshall

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Can't fault company - clean good size boat wtih good facilities and free tea and coffee - just shame about low lying fog covering Mitre Peak! Good commentary, fun friendly staff. Price better for 3 hour trip than expected.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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maggie Webster

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Milford Sound crusie. Bus from Te Anau. Cruise excellent. Tour guides very good.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Yasmin Abrahams

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Very nice boat trip. Small boat, not many people on the boat & beautiful sights!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Corine van Been

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

New boat, fantastic nature. We went by car to Milford Sound. It's a 2 hour drive through beautiful Fiordland.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Bert Meuleuorijks

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Well organised, good information.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Charlotta Halfwordson

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

Fly/Boat trip. Just great.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2008

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Enno Brehm

Germany

Ranking: 5/10

Very informed drive, still very large group, no stop at ''The Chasm'', felt pretty rushed through the stops. Bad seat in the plane (bad sight).

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Dieter Groscurth

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Boat trip Milford Sound

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Max Mareen

France

Ranking: 9/10

Free tea/coffee/muffin. 2 1/2 hours. Great scenery.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Brian Morris

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Very good.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Nicola

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

2.5 hour Nature cruise on Milford Sound, great scenery, free tea and coffee, nice staff.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Anne Fri

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

We went flying to and from Milford Sound and had a 2 hours cruise MS. Weather was excellent and we had a wonderful experience.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Cyriel Schacken

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

nice.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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katharina

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Coach - cruise - coach. a day of rain! but the bus driver was friendly.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Rachel & Barak

Israel

Ranking: 8/10

Very beautiful. The Milford highway gives you an idea of the same view and it's free, but you feel it more from within the water.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Dick Rosman

Netherlands

Ranking: 6/10

This was 1.40 mins cruise with fulltime comments by the skipper and crew which was spoiling the serene environment of the Sound!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Susan Hitchins

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Very, very good but expensive.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Yvonne Ing

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Cruising the Milford Sound. Out of this world experience, everybody who comes to NZ must do this cruise!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Johanna X

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

nothing special but the most important thing is the beautiful scenery of MS anyway. Complimentary tea and coffee.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Ingrid Overes

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Nice tour. Great views.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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R Gilge

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Day cruise on the Milford Sound.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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S Luis Van Oler

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

A wonderful tour to Milford Sound.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Conor Coyle

Ireland

Ranking: 5/10

Enjoyable cruise butquite expensive for what it was. Could see a lot of it for free on your own.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Debbie Rathbone

United Kingdom

Ranking: 5/10

Experienced far better scenery/watrefalls on some of the walks done by Stray.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Emear Donnelly

Ireland

Ranking: 9/10

Scenic cruise very good - we used offer with spaceship 50% off otherwise too dear and not good value for $42 good value.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in June 2009

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Sara Reekmans

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

Nice to see the natural wonders of the fiords

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Mike

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Great cruise in Milford Sound.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Chance McGuire

United States

Ranking: 10/10

We did the Nature Cruise. It was great! It wasn't crowded at all, which meant you always found a place to take nice photos. We saw a pod of dolphins that came up to our boat and swam in front of it for a while. The captain and the guide were great with the info... they were very knowledgeable and threw quite a bit of humor into their commentary... made it fun. I would recommend the nature cruise over the scenic... the scenic looked pretty crowded and was a much larger boat. The nature cruise was much more personal. Great company... would highly recommend.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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mariak

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Large but good quality company. It was good that the bus stopped at interesting places and walks on the way to Milford.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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martint

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Professionally operated. Good speaker but larger boat and more people than with Mitre Peak Cruises. Weather was very good to it was nice but in bad weather i would prefer Mitre Peak.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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nancyburns

United States

Ranking: 10/10

it was raining the day we went, and we couldn't see alot of the mountains on the drive in, but wow did we see waterfalls, thousands of them everywhere we looked. and rockcrested penguins, and seals. definitely was amazing and beautiful, would like to see it on a sunny day too!

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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Edcan

Iceland

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent in every way.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Rob Boston

Australia

Ranking: 3/10

This was disappointing because I was looking forward to this as the highlight of my trip. It seemed very rushed the whole day and the cruise was full of asian tour groups. The commentary was in two or three different languages and it was hard to get a good view. I wished I had gone on a different company.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in October 2007

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Beth Lenoble

United States

Ranking: 9/10

We drove to Milford Sound and took the 2.5 hour Nature Cruise. The crew was friendly and funny, the skipper spotted lots of animals and the scenery was fantastic. The smaller boat allowed us to get closer to shore and meant a smaller number of people on the tour. We would recommend the boat tour, but don’t bother getting their lunch.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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terryd

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

The original bus broke down and the replacement was good except we had to change to their boat and arrangements.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in August 2009

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AnjaChrist

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly, lots of info, great tour. Gree coffee and tea.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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JaninaF

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Good, resonable price, modern boats. Nice crew.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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RebeccaD1

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Very good.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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GraceB

United Kingdom

Ranking: 6/10

Beautiful tour, not much else to do over there. Staff not so friendly and a little too expensive.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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annysp

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

We did a 2 1/2 hour boat cruise through Milford Sound and it was awesome so many photo opportunities $55 each.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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Francesca Sabat

Spain

Ranking: 7/10

Good explanations.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Ritag

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

A really nice trip. Recommended.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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simonsandra

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

MV Friendship. Very friendly crew that gave us alot of information. A nice small boat. TIP - If you stay in Te Anau and have a car / small van, go to Milford Sound by yourself. You'll see much more than a bus tours and it's cheaper.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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Lars Haf

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Milford sound boat trip. Great in smaller boat.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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AnjaC

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly, lots of info. Great tour, free coffee + tea.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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HovingL

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Boat trip at Milford Sound.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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FramiskaH

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Nice small boat, friendly staff.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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DimitriD

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent service, very friendly + thoughtful regarding infants.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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GingerPrince

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

2 1/2 nature cruise, very informative. Good commentary, lots of free hot drinks.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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VacherD

France

Ranking: 8/10

Very well organised.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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JetteG

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Raining but this ment that we saw plenty of waterfalls. Good information during trip.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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CarstenU

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

A must for tourists, amazing scenery.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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BrzezinskaM

Poland

Ranking: 10/10

Milford Sound.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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KarinS

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent cruises the nature guide provided a lot of useful infromation and the skipper took us the great places.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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GrahamM1

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Smaller boat than others but excellent repsond service.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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CarinnaGermany

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Boat cruise was really good, bus to milford sound very very annoying, bus driver didnt stop talking for 4hours!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Abby

France

Ranking: 8/10

Took us to Milford Sound. Consistent & proven good service provider.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Van Lent

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Well organised trip.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Gil

Israel

Ranking: 7/10

Very nice but a little bit expensive.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Doll

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

It took us nearly one day from Queenstown. Better would be to go there and to stay for 2 days.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Zdenek

Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

Nice small boat trip with nice crew.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Donna

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

The scenery was spectacular and the cruise was very relaxing and informative.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Linda

Netherlands

Ranking: 5/10

Just a boat trip, very commercial, lots of tourists! Big difference in prices.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Phillip

New Zealand

Ranking: 1/10

Average trip to Milford Sound became a farce when our driver informed us that one of our group had not paid so we were then ordered back to the office. When discovering the mistake was theirs, told us we were "free to go" Apology had to be extracted!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Susan

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent service. We booked the small boat cruise but it was cancelled due to poor weather upon arrival so we were upgraded to the larger boat with buffet lunch for FREE! Unfortunately the cruise had to turn around after 30 mins due to 85 knot winds but we were given a full refund without even having top ask for it, despite having received a free lunch (+ 1 hour cruise). We were very impressed with this company and would fully recommend them as - 1. Good Value for $ 2. - Excellent service and 3. - looking after their customers. Despite being cut short the cruise was awesome and we loved the full hour we had. The buffet lunch was very nice too!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Brian

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Facilities were good, commentary was basic and could not be heard unless standing in a limited area.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Rachel

England

Ranking: 10/10

Went to Milford Sounds. Very informative coach driver - lots of photo opportunities. Boat tour was fab too. Would recommend.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Claire

England

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent day trip from Te Anau to Milford Sound via coach & boat. Very informative guide, lots of photo stops.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Raphael

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Great views, reasonable price and nice wildlife.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Caroline

England

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic. We had an excellent guide + the whole coach to ourselves on the way to Milford Sound. Good knowledge from staff.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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David

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

The One Day Milford Sound Coach & Scenic Cruise from Te Anau but as long as you have favourable weather.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Carina

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Funny and skilled captain. Very informative and entertaining comments. Close to animal encounters and spectacular nature! Best day in NZ so far!!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Maria

Austria

Ranking: 8/10

The day you have depends on the weather.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Mat

United Kingdom

Ranking: 6/10

Not as good as Doubtful Sound and not as good as you are made to believe before you go. Best part was the drive along the road into Milford Sound.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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midlands_missus

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We went on a small boat cruise and were picked up by coach at 7.30am from Te Anau. The coach driver was very knowledgeable and friendly and made the trip come alive. We arrived at Milford Sound before the crowds and spent the most wonderful time on the water (and enjoyed the packed lunch, too!). We didn't have time to see Doubtful Sound but we certainly weren't disappointed with Milford. Lovely!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Mary

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent commentary. Safe driving and clear day.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Jim Summers

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Had beautiful weather in Milford Sound which made such a difference but I think I still preferred the Doubtful Sound trip I did with the same company (Real Journeys). This is still a good day out though.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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Meike Biel

Germany

Ranking: 5/10

Too commercial. Still saw the beautiful landscape of Milford Sound.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Rachel

Ireland

Ranking: 9/10

Good cruise, lovely food, nice staff.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Franz

Austria

Ranking: 9/10

Great! Nice guide.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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George Jeffs

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

We did the nature cruise - gave us a good comparison between the two sounds. Doubtful was big and beautiful, Milford smaller and different again.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Lisa Tame

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing scenery, and guide was excellent - very knowledgeable

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Greg & Lynette

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Did the 2 and a half hour cruise on the Mariner - great paninis!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Omri Hasson

Israel

Ranking: 8/10

Pretty good.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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D.A. Mulder

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Milford Sound is really impressive - great mountains, and we saw dolphins.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Wendy Lomas

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We did the Nature Cruise - very informative on the boat. The guide tried to convince us he had a stressful life but we couldn't believe him...

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Bronwyn Gaby

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Was raining the day we went so we saw lots of waterfalls!

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Floren

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Coach was just a coach, boat was really good/ perfect. Saw dolphins, seals and penguins. They drove us under a waterfall.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Sue

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Also liked the Lake Marion walk on the way in.

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in April 2007

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Adi

Israel

Ranking: 9/10

Really beautiful.

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in April 2007

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Katie

Australia

Ranking: 6/10

Nature guide was pretty boring.

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in March 2007

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John Beirne

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Guides knowledgeable and friendly.

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in March 2007

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Henrich

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Would have liked somewhere to buy refreshments on the jetty.

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in February 2007

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Liz

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Got what was in brochure, very friendly, knowledgeable.

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in February 2007

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Ian

England

Ranking: 7/10

On overnight boat - but a day trip. Probably not such good value as Doubtful Sound.

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in February 2007