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Milford Sound

Address: Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 249 7959
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Ranked #4 of 30 Activities in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Drives, Waterfalls, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The Real Journey Cruise takes you through the southern fjords up till the tip of the Tasman sea. This area of the country is largely untouched by human activity. The scenery here is breathtaking, especially when they pull up right against the Stirling Falls. If there is only one thing you can do in Queenstown, let this be it. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Fur seals, Dolphins racing with our cruise boat and amazing landscape! Early cruise with mist and clouds slowly disappearing: the contrast and changes added to the already dramatic views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The coach trip in from Queenstown provides impressive views of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains, including The Remarkables, along with informative commentary. It is definitely worth doing the boat trip on the Sound

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I've heard about Milford Sound for many years, so it was definitely on the to do list on my visit to NZ. It didn't disappoint. The views are stunning. The sheer scale and size of the mountains looked amazing from our boat trip up the sound. What I didn't expect to see was seals sunning themselves on the rocks- a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We scheduled a half-day trek through our travel agent with Trips and Tramps and were glad that we did. One other couple went along that day along with a driver and Aaron, our guide. It's a 2-hour van ride from Te Anau, and Aaron talked much of the way about the area, flora and fauna. In Milford Sound, we took... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Eye opening, spectacular region that is a must see for anyone visiting NZ ( the land of the tall orange witches hats).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We stayed at Milford Sound in a camper-van, and so were able to choose where and when we stopped on the way in and out. Pouring rain on the way in, so surrounded by cascading waterfalls. Blazing sun on the way out, so spent 6 hours getting to Te Anau. Took the Real Journeys Nature Cruise - good boat (but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We loved our boat tour and the kayaking at the Discovery Center. One of the best things we did during our trip to NZ. Don't miss it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This tour was an equal split of viewing scenery on land and lake. The drive from Queenstown to Milford Sound was scenic, with commentary all along and a few photo stops. Lunch break at Te Anau where The Pie Shop (forgot the name) recommended by the driver was excellent, their pies were juicy and yummy. While the cruise would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit for few hours, the drive from Te Anau to Milford Sound is amazing especially if you have your own car where you can stop any time for photos, beware of windy days, the strong wind may disrupt your trip, better to fill gas before leaving Te Anau, although there is a small gas pump but it... More 

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