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Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises

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Address: Milford Wharf | Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound 9640, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0064 3 441 1137
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Description: Spectacular Milford Sound is an amazing experience. Southern Discoveries...
Spectacular Milford Sound is an amazing experience. Southern Discoveries has a wide range of cruises to suit every interest and budget. They also operate the New Milford Discovery Centre & Milford Deep underwater observatory and relaxing 1 hour Kayaking tours in serene Harrisons Cove. Let us show you our Milford Sound.
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We had a great time on this cruise. Booked the morning one and got the free cooked breakfast was pretty sweet in itself. After having seconds, headed up to the viewing deck, we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on this cruise. Booked the morning one and got the free cooked breakfast was pretty sweet in itself. After having seconds, headed up to the viewing deck, we stood outside at the front of the boat. The views were spectacular and the commentary from the skipper really interesting. Got a bit wet when we went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful day. We couldn't stop thinking about how small you feel there. Nature is just breathtaking. It was really s beautiful experience, even with a 1,5 yo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went on a scenic cruise when staying in Milford sound. We did the morning cruise which departed at 9am. Tea and coffee were available as well a full cooked breakfast included. The captain provided interesting info throughout the cruise. We even got to see the Queen Mary 2 entering the sound!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Outstanding cruise through beautiful Milford sound, a large boat and very comfortable. The views were amazing and the commentary was helpful. This is a trip not to be missed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We booked this company as part of the Air Milford flight and cruise. By going early on the flight we were in Milford Sound at approx 8.30 a.m. Our cruise with Southern Discoveries was at 9.00 a.m. and this meant we had the pleasure of an uncrowded cruise and also a very enjoyable Breakfast included in the price! The captain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was one of the best experiences of our trip to New Zealand. We bookd from the UK well in advance and took the precaution of booking a hotel in Te Anau for the night before and the night after the trip - otherwise you have a four hour plus journey from Queenstown there and the same on the way... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Would have an excellent if the lunch described as gourmet had lived up to the billing. The trip itself including the guide and the discovery centre visit was very good indeed and it was good to see the sound with the waterfalls all in full flood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went on the "Discover More Cruise", including lunch and Underwater Observatory, as recommended by Te Anau Lodge where we were staying. Reece turned up, in the coach, at the gates of the Lodge to take us to Milford Sound and kept us entertained with his amusing commentary on the way. After three or four stops at various points of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Milford is just an overwhelming place to visit the beauty is unexplainable. If visiting it's well worth the trip to Milford. The journey there is just as beautiful. Don't miss out on this amazing place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

we did the 10.15 nature cruise and yes it was great to be among the first boats out on the sound and with a smaller group on a small boat. we had a luminous blue day which was wonderful. the commentary was not easy to hear or follow at times and seemed in the end to be the same as... More 

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