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Milford Sound Scenic Cruises - Real Journeys

Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
+64 3-249 6000
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Owner description: Choose a Real Journeys Milford Sound Scenic Cruise and experience the fiord's majestic scenery from the comfort of our spacious modern vessels.... more » Owner description: 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). « less
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LaPlace, Louisiana
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155 reviews 155 reviews
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The boat was clean and since this was Fall, only about half full. The boxed lunch had enough items that you were bound to find something to eat. We enjoyed the commentary as we cruised around the sound. We were lucky that it had snowed a couple of days before and there was snow on the mountain peaks, but we... More

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Stewart Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We took an international visitor on one of these cruises and we're so impressed with the whole trip. The staff were very knowledgeable and the boat really clean and comfortable. It helped that the weather was idyllic and the dolphins decided to follow the boat for ages!

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Real_Journeys, Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Cruises - Real Journeys, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Glad you enjoyed our Milford Sound Scenic Cruise and thanks for the 5 star rating. We pride ourselves on high standards and it is good to hear that the dolphins arrived too. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Real Journeys Team More

Dipolog, Philippines
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Booked the coach+cruise+coach scenic cruise through nakedbus.com for a steal. A lot has been written and said about the place, but Real Journeys made the whole experience beyond my expectations.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We travelled from Queenstown for the day, by coach. A very long journey but worth every minute. the journey itself was great as you can see from the photographs. The Hollyford Valley is breathtaking. The glacial landscape and the fern forests are stunning. Then on to the main event: The boat trip on Milford Sound. This has been at the... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Had been to Queenstown in April and booked this tour quite impressed excellent coach and driver and punctual to the P. Never got the feeling that we were on road excellent coach suspension. The boat drive was amazing and worth the money spent. Food on board was also good.

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Hawaii, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was an amazing experience. The views were breathtaking and it wasn't nearly as cold as I thought it would be! Don't miss out!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is such an unusual place. It is just so beautiful and the waterfalls are magical. Nature untouched and at its best. We took the cruise and it takes you as close as the boat allows for the shots you want to take and the views that satisfy the demand of the long journey made to get here. We did... More

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San Jose, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a belated review for the overnight cruise, which my husband and I have done twice: the first time in November 1997, when we still lived in CA; the second time in April 2013 (not 2014), a few years after moving to Dunedin, New Zealand. Though we'd read many guidebooks and articles in preparation for our first trip, none... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The reason we came to Queenstown. The scenery was as expected, no disappointment. The road to Milford sound was as gorgeous as the sound itself. We went the day after a snow storm, the weather was clear, the freshly snow capped mountain peaks was an once in a life time sight to be had.

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indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We just returned from a 2 1/2 week trip to New Zealand. We included an overnight Milford Sound trip with Real Journeys. This was one of the highlights of our trip. The scenery was fantastic,and the boat and crew were great. Since it is Fall/Winter there the daylight was limited but that didn't hamper anything. We still got in a... More

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