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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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Coventry, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Fantastic cruise around the sound. Saw fur seals, dolphins, various birds and wonderful scenery. Good value for money, great trip for all the family. Running commentary on route was very informative. You can select a buffet option whilst on the trip, there is also a small counter which sells a selection of cakes and sandwiches of take your own.Only downside... More

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Villa Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I can only say that a cruise on the sound, short, sweat, is worth the 4+ hour drive, each way. This company did an excellent job on the tour. The narrative was nice and informative. And if you peek into the helm, the captain might invite you in (as he did me) which was a nice addition. We decided that... More

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We visited Milford Sound for the overnight cruise with Real Journeys in mid December 2013. By coach from Queenstown for over 4 hours felt like 5 minutes as our driver gave us an excellent commentary with interesting background information about the area. It was very wet for the journey but the bus was comfortable with easy viewing seats at an... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I did the scenic cruise plus the plane flight. Out of the whole tour the scenic flight was the best part, great pilot. With my tour I also selected to have the buffet lunch option. When we boarded the boat we were told to go up stairs. About a hour into the cruise we were hungry so we asked about... More

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LaPlace, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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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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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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