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Rosco's Milford Kayaks

Booking Office: Adventure Fiordland | 72 Town Ctr Te Anau, Milford Sound 9600, New Zealand
03 249 8500
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our guide was excellent (Courtney). We had great weather and really enjoyed teh trip - much better than the cruise to experience the Milford Sounds.

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Taree NSW
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This experience was amazing from beginning to end. Courtney our paddle guide and Adam our driver made our day amazing, their knowledge and friendliness were wonderful. This is the best way to see Milford Sound. Even though it's winter we were never cold. The van and the change tent were heated, and we were supplied with warm clothing, including thermals.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The kayak guide and van driver were very knowledgeable and friendly. I'm glad we chose to kayak Milford Sound rather than take a cruise. We were concerned about it being too cold in the winter, but we were plenty warm (just layer up and Rosco's supplies the rest). We did the all-day "safari" and our only complaint was that we... More

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RoscoTeAnau, Manager at Rosco's Milford Kayaks, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for your review, I am glad you had a great time kayaking with us, we actually do offer kayak tours that do the full length of the sound, that tour is called the morning glory, you kayak the full length of the sound then get collected by our water taxi and taken back, this trip is available... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is the absolute quintessential Milford Sound Experience. Our guide Courtney was great, we learnt so much and had such a fantastic kayak adventure. Thank you, thank you, thank you Rosco's for providing us with the chance to witness the most beautiful corner of our wee country. This will be the first on the list if we ever get to... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We did the day trip from Te Anau to Milford and back again. Adam from Rosco's picked us up from our accommodation bright and early. We had a great trip in with Adam stopping along the way to show us some great sights including the Mirror Lakes. Adam was very knowledgable about the local area and answered all of our... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We had an awesome experience visiting milford sound thanks to rosco's and most of all thanks to our guide! We even saw a whale right next to us

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Invercargill, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Most of us do not have fjords in our backyard and New Zealand's South Island southwest coast is abundant. I have now been on the fjord three times with Rosco's Milford Kayaks and they never have disappointed (obviously I came back for more). I've been living in the Southland for almost a year now and the time is almost up... More

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I've lived locally all my life and had to give this one a go. If your anything like me you'll be looking forward to having a stretch and a move round after a good stint in a car or bus. The walk from the car park to the cruise wharf will not satisfy this desire. Getting in a Rosco's kayak... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We took the option of being driven to Milford sound from Te anau so we could sit back and relax and enjoy the view. Thank god we did. It poured down with rain the whole way. Adam was a great driver that kept us entertained and stopped along the way even in the rain to take in some 'not to... More

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Breitnau, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were here in June and decided to go for the sunrise tour. We had the guide - Courtney - just for us, which was very nice. She was an absoulte pleasure - very friendly & informative! Had a great time on the sound with almost perfect, clear weather. We were out on the water for almost four hours which... More

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