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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
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New York City, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Rosco's lived up to its well deserved hype! Kayaking first thing in the morning was a spectacular manner to witness Milford Sound. The early morning kayak trips are the best. We liked the Morning Glory because we had plenty of time to kayak, check out the wildlife (dolphins included), and the waterfalls. The sea taxi picked us up and the... More

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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Had an incredible trip at twilight with wonderful guides Jared and Abby. We can't praise them highly enough. Friendly, fun and informative. Lucky enough to have nearly 20 wild dolphins leap and play all around us. Seals and even a penguin popped in for a visit. A paddle under the Sterling Waterfall was great fun. With the exception of the... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our kayaking experience on Milford Sound with Rosco's. We booked the Stirling Sunriser tour, which was perfect for us, as it gave us a good amount of time on the fjord while not being as tiring as the all-day options. Our guides, Jared and Ollie, were excellent. They were informative, funny, and safety conscious,... More

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Te Anau, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had a great day for kayaking with Rosco's Kayaks. Jared was a guide for us and he is friendly and experienced guide. We really enjoyed his interesting story about Milford. Luckily its sunny beautiful day and we saw lots of Penguins swimming. Accidentally my paddle partner's foot paddles moved too far to reach on the way back but Jared... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

What a great trip. Our guide was great, friendly and enthusiastic. We saw dolphins, seals, fish and birds. Kayaking up to one of the waterfalls was also great fun. Would love to do it again! Do it!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We absolutely loved our day kayaking with Roscoe's. We done that first thing in the morning and then a cruise in the afternoon. Kayaking definitely is the best way to see Milford Sound. Our guides Tristan and Abbie were brilliant! We saw some seals, penguins and dolphins came and performed so close to us we could practically reach out and... More

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Åre, Jämtlands Län, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very exited I was calling to book a Kayak trip. The girl answering the phone was not very helpful and said that I should look at the website. I was totally updated prior to call but just like to talk to her before I spend my heard earned dollars at the much looked forward to kayaking trip. Suffice to say... More

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

Hello and thankyou for your feedback firstly we are very sorry you felt we were not helpful on the phone, it is something we take very seriously and like to pride ourselves on our customer service, the only time anyone on the phone should be directed to our website is if they are wanting lots of information about all of... More

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We booked onto the Sunriser Classic trip and it was wonderful. We were met at our accommodation and given a briefing before heading down to the boat yard to get kitted up and a little more briefing before we got on the water. Awesome. I was so glad that all clothing is provided as I was worried that I wouldn't... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have been to NZ 5 times and done a lot of great things, but nothing comes close to the day I spent with Rosco's on Milford Sound. We were picked up at Milford Sound Lodge, then driven to a changing tent just off the water. There we were provided with as much warm and waterproof clothing that we wanted.... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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76 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This was absolutely one of my favorite things I've ever done on a trip. We had a gorgeous day, blue skies and not too hot or cold. We saw penguins and seals and paddled right up to the base of the fjords. We did the Sunriser Classic and it was worth every penny. Our guide's name was Adam. He knew... More

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