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Address: Fiordland National Park, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 249 7959
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Spectacular in the extreme

We drove a rental car from Queenstown to Milford Sound which takes 4 hours each way. Once on the cruise boat the views along the sound make it all worthwhile.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We drove a rental car from Queenstown to Milford Sound which takes 4 hours each way. Once on the cruise boat the views along the sound make it all worthwhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The drive to Milford was great and we stopped several times for photo sessions. The trip in Milford Sound was the 2.5 hour trip so we got to see a lot more than the other tours having said that was a little disappointed in Milford Sound, maybe a little let down, was expecting more but not sure what.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It certainly isn't a secret that this is one of the must do things to visit when on New Zealand's South Island, but I have to say that I had no idea it would be that amazing and beautiful. You will not be disappointed. It is an awe inspiring location full of stunning scenery at Milford Sound and the journey... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I once remember seeing a nature documentary about Milford Sound and being amazed. In real life, the amazement is too much to bear proving that TV is overrated. If you've not actually been there, you've not arrived. The geography of this landscape is ruggedly beautiful. Towering peaks of rock covered in plants rise like Titans out of the dark Tasman... More 

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Lochinvar, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

2.5 hr drive from Te anue, lots of camping spots & photo opportunities. Incredible scenery. Worth every minute of the trip. You MUST do the cruise when you get to the wharf. Take lots of warm clothing foal the rain they get !

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Opononi, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Ray gives his passengers a wonderful day out. It is a very personal experience on a small bus that goes places the big buses can't go. He knows so much about the area and is happy to share his knowledge. It is a long, busy day with so much to see, but we came back tired and very happy. Highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

One of the must do things when visiting New Zealand's South Island. You will not be disappointed. It is an awe inspiring location full of stunning scenery at Milford Sound and the journey from Ta Anau.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Drive from Queenstown to Milford is long but it's Beautiful!! The Day we went, there was Beautiful Weather! We went on the Real Journeys Bus! The Driver's commentary was very informative and Interesting! The Cruise was great! The Best Part is when they take the cruise very close to the waterfall that it falls on the Deck! It was... More 

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Diss, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We boarded the Milford Mariner, after an early morning drive from Te Anau to beat the coaches ! We were rewarded with, according to the skipper, the first blue skies for three days and the sun shone all day.An informative commentary, stunning scenery, made this an unforgettable experience which we thoroughly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We were lucky to see Milford Sound as the weather often makes the trip impossible. On the day we took the cruise, the weather was pretty good and we were ablt to appreciate the scenery, which is truly stunning. The boat is very comfortable and the captain's commentary was excellent.

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