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Milford Sound Scenic Cruises - Real Journeys

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Address: Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-249 6000
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Description: Choose a Real Journeys Milford Sound Scenic Cruise and experience the...
Choose a Real Journeys Milford Sound Scenic Cruise and experience the fiord's majestic scenery from the comfort of our spacious modern vessels. Exceptional viewing opportunities, spacious decks and comfortable lounges. Look out for seals, dolphins and penguins en route, cruise close to waterfalls and enjoy the magnificent vistas. Informative commentaries in several languages. Delicious lunches available. Departs Milford Sound (all year). Coach connections also available from Te Anau and Queenstown. Fly back option to Queenstown available (extra cost).
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Awesome overnight cruise

All of Real Journeys tours are first class. From the glow worms to TSS Earnslaw to their Doubtful Sound day cruise to the ultimate overnight Milford Cruise was wonderful. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

All of Real Journeys tours are first class. From the glow worms to TSS Earnslaw to their Doubtful Sound day cruise to the ultimate overnight Milford Cruise was wonderful. The ship was immaculately clean, staff on board very helpful, to perfect timing on departing and returning. Our overnight cruise in January 2015 was wonderful. We were fortunate to experience the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

To celebrate a 50th anniversary, 2 of us couples chose to take the overnight Milford cruise on the Milford Mariner. The crew was friendly and added a lot of humour to the cruise. The evening buffet was very good, as was the breakfast. Dolphins swam with us, we saw seals and went close to the waterfalls. The commentary was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Today was really an awesome trip, the scenery of Milford Sound was amazing, the cruise staff were approachable and the naturalist on board, informative. Steve our bus driver was very knowledgeable and willing to share any information required. I recommend this trip for families with older children, but small children may find it a bit boring and the day too... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

I am annoyed that I have had to do this again. Does TripAdvisor sensor? Today we arrived at Milford Sound and went Tom te Information office. We were expecting the usual impartial open unbaised information we are so owed to in Austria. Sadly we later found we had been sold a lemon from a very ordinary cow from . When... More 

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We have looked into your feedback. We currently have no staff with English accents in either Milford or Te Anau and can find no scenic cruises with last minute changes that fit this description on or near this date. If you did travel with Real Journeys please private message us with your booking and travel date to enable us to... More 

Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We visited Milford Sound in December 2014 and took the short Scenic Cruise with the Real Journeys, duration ca 1h 40 min and costs ca 72 dollars per person. It was worth it - cliffs, waterfalls (when it does not rain you will probably only see two of them) and rain forests, pretty impressing. We even saw a small colony... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A must whether a tourist or a resident of New Zealand. The trip was just unbelievable as was the commentary provided (thus Milford Fiord). Views breathtaking, with waterfalls, inlets. wildlife. We berthed in a bay overnight, had a really outstanding dinner (all thanks to the chef and crew), a wonderful evening including information slides etc. The cabins were small but... More 

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Whanganui
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Coach driver was professional and knowledgeable and provided a good commentary during the hellishly long journey to Milford Sound. Well organised comfort breaks and photo opportunities. Boat trip was a little strange, we seemed to take an inordinate amount of time to transit the fiord. That said, the wildlife commentary wad good. Not for anyone who doesn't really love travelling... More 

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Tauranga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We thought this trip would be good, but it was far more than that it was excellent in every way. The crew were friendly, approachable, knowledgeable and funny. The accomodation was much better than I had expected, although not that spacious, but then who cares the only time you need to be in your cabin is when you are sleeping,... More 

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Central Point, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Great experience for the overnight cruise on Milford sound! Everything about the trip was worthwhile; the bus ride (don't miss it) from Queenstown was comfortable and absolutely well-done as we stopped a number of times for comfort and unbelievably scenic views. Cabins were nice, even if compact, but food was fair, and crew was very accommodating. On the way back,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Had a fabulous day today. Our bus driver Paul "Browny" had us running scared to begin with but we quickly warmed to him & his evil laugh. A very knowledgeable man and a man that made our journey safe & enjoyable. The bus was very comfortable to ride in too. The cruise on Milford Sound was stunning, we were lucky... More 

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