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Rosco's Milford Kayaks

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Address: 72 Town Centre | Adventure Fiordland, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9679, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0800 476 726
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Want to kayak Milford Sound? Roscos Milford Kayaks is the longest owner...
Want to kayak Milford Sound? Roscos Milford Kayaks is the longest owner operated sea kayaking business in New Zealand and great value too! First time paddler or pro, we’ve got a Milford Sound kayaking experience to suit just about anyone! Try 'Rosco's Original' Milford Sound Kayak Trip - Sunriser Classic - paddling the loop of Milford Sound, right through to, the 'Kayak Kombo', Rosco’s ultimate experience where you kayak and you get a Milford Track walk adventure included. The choice is yours and your trip will most certainly be one you will remember!
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Winter? Don't miss it!

We had a great day with Rosco's kayaks. As it was winter they only have one of their trips running, and initially I thought we might not see much of Milford Sound as it was one of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Hamilton, New Zealand

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We had a great day with Rosco's kayaks. As it was winter they only have one of their trips running, and initially I thought we might not see much of Milford Sound as it was one of the shorter ones (Sunriser Classic/Day Safari). However, although we didn't go all that far up the Sound, it was a really great day.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We kayaked Milford Sound with Rosco's Milford Kayaks earlier this week and really enjoyed the experience. Our guide, Ollie, was really fun and knowledgeable - all in all a real pleasure to spend the day with! We definitely think this is the best way to experience Milford Sound and love the small company feel that Rosco's has managed to maintain... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The afternoon delight experience (name of the tour they offer) was one of the highlights of our honeymoon. Friendly and comedic instructor safely lead us down the sound at a relaxed pace, stopping for photos and key sights. If you like the outdoors, this is only way to see Milford Sound. All the gear was provided and was in good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We did a couple different kayaking trips in New Zealand, and this was the best one by far. What an amazing place to kayak, first and foremost - the scenery takes your breath away. Most importantly - it didn't feel nearly as difficult as I anticipated. Both my wife and I have been kayaking before, and are in decent shape... More 

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Rosco's Milford kayaks is a good way to see the fiords in Milford sound. We enjoyed being visited by seals and dolphins around our kayaks . We could also go a lot closer to the majestic cliffs. It was so stunning and it has left special memories . Tip - heaps of options choose the right skill level for your... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We took the Afternoon Delight. It wasn't the easiest trip in the world, but was a wonderful way to see the fjord. At one point we bound our kayaks together, formed a sail, and coasted for a couple kilometers. Very cool!

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A really good way to see Milford Sound. We were lucky to also see dolphins. Just awesome. A couple of seals sitting on the rocks. So all those things were within a couple of meters. Awesome experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This was one of the most incredible things I have done in my life. We di the sterling sun-riser in April. Not only is the sense of scale of Milford incomprehensible but viewing from a kayak is simply stunning. Our guide was fantastic, interesting, supportive. To top it off the local wildlife was out to play and we kayaked close... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The weather wasn't ideal during our trip, but it was still a wonderful experience. Rosco's had a tent like structure set up as a changing area with a nice heater, and they provided all equipment necessary. Despite the cold and rain, I was warm and comfortable. Of course the sound itself is majestic.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I have done many of the 'must do' activities in Queenstown and the surrounds, I have enjoyed them all for different reasons but this is by far my favourite!! We had an amazing day on the water, supposedly it's winter, but it was a clear beautiful sunny day (although I know that Milford in the rain is just as magical).... More 

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