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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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$40*
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise including Optional Lunch
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Milford Sound Nature Cruise
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour

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Beautiful at sunset!

The Milford sound is beautiful from its beginning until the end, great road to get there, short walks and wonderful views to appreciate before the tour trough the fiords. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The Milford sound is beautiful from its beginning until the end, great road to get there, short walks and wonderful views to appreciate before the tour trough the fiords. My boyfriend and I chose this company because they offer excelent prices for the last trip of the day and if you are at winter as us you can get the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

So glad we made a booking with this company. All of their staff were extremely helpful. Though we booked online for their boat trip on Milford Sound, when we called at their office in Ta Anau, they recommended we change to the smaller boat and also take the bus instead of driving. This was such good advice. It included lunch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I did this Southern Discoveries cruise as part of our booking through Great Sights. The buffet lunch was good, and much needed after the long trip from Queenstown. We had a beautiful day and the views were spectacular! The staff was very friendly, and one helped take a couple of pictures of us. I definitely recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

One of the best cruise options! The tour guide was super knowledgable and the captain got us close enough to see the Penguins, dolphins and seals! Also a stop underneath the waterfall! Great boat with plenty of room! Loved the whole experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We had a lovely cruise - the guide was very informative over the loud speaker. The boat was comfortable and there was plenty of space to go outside and take photos. If you can time it for a clear day then that's my recommendation, Milford is often wet but when it's clear you can see the tops of the mountains... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We opted for the Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour, and although we were a bit apprehensive about doing the kayak during the winter, we had an absolutely amazing time! The cruise around Milford lasted around 2 hours and took us along interesting spots, like waterfalls and seal areas, although there were very few seals on the day we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were going to drive to Milford Sound, but decided to take the coach from Te Anau due to snow. This was the best decision on our trip. Our coach driver was WONDERFUL and very informative. We stopped several places and it was great to simply enjoy the ride, the views, and the snow. We were lucky and had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We did the Southern Discoveries Milford Sound Scenic Cruise, departing from Queenstown with a GreatSights coach trip.Unfortunately we had a really rainy day, but in a way it almost helped to make the trip even better, as there were waterfalls every where. The coach trip was great, with really interesting and informative commentary from the driver on the way from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We opted for,the 2.5 hour 'Nature' cruise which lived up to its billing when we saw Dolphins swimming along side the bow of the boat and seals sleeping on rocks near the entrance to the sound. The drive from Queensland provided some spectacularly breathtaking views of New Zealand's southern alps. You need to plan for at least 5 hours to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A friend & I visited Milford Sound on Tuesday, and decided to book an afternoon scenic cruise with Southern Discoveries - we weren't disappointed! We jumped on the 3:10pm departure, and there was only about 15 of us on the boat, so we weren't jostling shoulder to shoulder with everyone to take photos of the amazing surroundings. The commentary was... More 

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Address: Milford Wharf | Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound 9640, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0064 3 441 1137
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Milford Sound
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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