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Eco Tours Milford Sound - Day Tours

26b Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
0800367326
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Ranked #51 of 172 Activities in Queenstown
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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We had an amazing time in Milford Sound. Our tour guide Russell, was very knowledgeable and very passionate about his commentary. Enjoyed it very much and he made us feel safe. Booked for front row seats as my partner had motion sickness and the seats were reserved for us. I highly recommend this tour company.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

I would like to say a huge thank your to our awesome bus driver ever shally.Our trip was so incredible we got to do everything we had on our while here the views we do amazing the day was fabulous u couldn't ask for more will definitely be back☺

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Germany
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It was really a great day and visiting either Milford or Doubtful Sound should definitely be on your itinerary when travelling to New Zealand. While our driver brought us safely to the sound and back, we could relax in the bus, take some amazing photos of the landscape and lateron enjoy coffee and a pita on the boat. I especially... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Simon was our driver and he gave a great commentary on the way there and back. Simon was a former conservationist and knows tons about the flora and fauna. Ask him to tell the story of how he caught Kiwis. The boat part is run by Jucy and was also good.

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Stoke-on-Trent
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were picked up by a gentleman called Phil (OZ) from the station as there had been an issue with the original bus we were supposed to go on. The professionalism and way in which the situation was handled was superb! A lady called Shelly was supposed to be our driver, she was lovely, friendly and apologetic. We instead got... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were recommended this company from parents' visit the other year. We were picked up by coach from te anau. And driven to milford. Great commentary. And preschoolers were embraced on the tour. Lots of cool stops. Snowing. Beautiful! Short wait and aboard the boat. Great relaxed cruise. Tea/coffee and lunch provided. All done. Out to watch the dolphins riding... More

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Seongnam, South Korea
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Milford Sound. Ah, it was great, huge, beautiful... I was stunned into silence in front of Milford Sound. We started from Queenstown at 7 AM, using tour bus. The bus driver hold tour guide. He explained many kind of informations, NZ's history, nature and so on. We stopped at Te Anau and had short time to look around Te Anau... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My partner and i went on the eco milford day trip. I was not sure really what to expect. What we saw was beautiful. Every where you would look it was so pristine and pretty. No words can really describe it. But it was well worth the long drive. If you get travel sick i might suggest taking some travel... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I've been to Te Anau and Milford several times in my life, but my friend has only been in NZ for a year so we decided to take a day trip with a guide since I only have very general local flora and fauna knowledge. What a great choice to pick this Ecotour. Our driver/guide was extremely knowledgable and had... More

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Perth WA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We decided to do the Encounter Nature Cruise by Eco Tours. We were very happy with our choice as the boat got up close to some of the edges of the sounds. At one point I was even able to grab hold of some leaves overhanging the bow. We cruised up and back through the sound, our attention being drawn... More

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