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Address: Caswell Road | PO Box 69, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 249 7081
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Description: Operating from Lake Te Anau, Trips & Tramps offers small group (12 people...
Operating from Lake Te Anau, Trips & Tramps offers small group (12 people max.) Milford Sound coach, cruise and walk tours, guided day walks in Fiordland and track transport.
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Great day including lovely walk

Most of the other reviews have said what a great day this is, especially with a guide such as Andrew the best part for us is that as well as the excellent Milford Sound cruise... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Leicester, England
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Leicester, England
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95 reviews 95 reviews
16 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Most of the other reviews have said what a great day this is, especially with a guide such as Andrew the best part for us is that as well as the excellent Milford Sound cruise which other people have described it also gave us the opportunity to walk some of the Routeborn track walking from the divide up to Key... More 

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Toronto
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256 reviews 256 reviews
20 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Well organized small excursions. Stephen was not only an excellent guide he delivered the mail as well. Thoroughly enjoyed the walks, even in the rain. Excellent and plentiful brown bag lunch provided for the boat tour of Milford Sound which was awesome. Captain and crew were great. Particularly liked the captains remark that in the event of an emergency, passengers... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for your review. You made the right choice in clothing! Great that you could get out under the waterfall on the boat and still enjoy the walk even if it was a bit wet. Fiordland comes to life in the rain - with thousands of incredible waterfalls. I do hope you get some sunshine on the rest... More 

los angeles, ca.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Steve at Trips and Tramps is a terrific guide. We were not remotely interested in a large group nor being herded around in a bus. Steve gets this. His company is perfectly suited to those who want something a bit less structured, but with plenty of guidance and supervision. The Milford cruise was stunning. We opted for the routeburn hike... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review, that is high praise indeed. Glad you enjoyed your time with Steve, he loves being able to share our amazing back yard with tourists, and what better way to do that than in a small group? Enjoy the rest of your trip and hopefully we'll see you again sometime. More 

Torquay, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Picked up from accommodation and travelled with a small group and a knowledgable guide. Plenty of stops and sights to see on the way for photos. Cruise awesome then option of a hike or more photo stops via bus.A well organised day, this company has all bases covered A top day!!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

if you want someone to pick you up at your hotel, travel with a small group, learn all about the area, stop at all the photo stops, arrive at Milford and step right onto your boat with no hassle and be looked after all day just book with T & T! No one does it better.

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review! Glad to hear you had such an easy day - that's what holidays should be about. Enjoy the rest of it! More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We must thank Steve, the driver of our guide with trio and tramps for a lovely day trip to Milford Sound yesterday. Steve was so friendly and knowledgeable about the fauna and flora of the area. We were in a small mini bus with 7 other people. We had chosen this trip because of reviews we had read on trip... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi Gary and Alison. Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate hearing people's feedback. We think the tour we offer is ideal for those who want to be part of a smaller more intimate group where you get the guides full attention all of the time. Hopefully we will see you back in these parts sometime. More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

helicopter gave us a tramp up to Luxor Hut. Our guide was Ross, a retired ranger. We went down all the way to Broad Bay. Ross was awesome. Knowledgeable. Warm. Friendly. Beautiful walk near the hut and than 12 Km descending from above the tree line, into the bush and out to the lake. We asked for lunch bag which... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your feedback, glad you enjoyed your day. Ross is certainly a great guide with his wealth of knowledge and experience in the area. Enjoy the rest of your holiday and maybe we'll see you again sometime. More 

Melbourne
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134 reviews 134 reviews
48 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our family of 4 (2 teenage boys 13 & 16) did the full day trip out to Milford Sound, with me hoping it would be interesting enough to keep my sons engaged for the duration. Absolutely no problem on that score, we all very much enjoyed the day. We were picked up from our accommodation at Blue Thistle Cottages by... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for your feedback. We agree that a rainy day can be very spectacular with the amazing waterfalls and moody mountains that you just wouldn't see on a clear day. We try and provide a family friendly experience by ensuring that children and teenagers got the most out of the day also. Safe travels and we hope to... More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our trip to Milford Sound avoided feeling too much like mass tourism by the excellent small tour organised by Trips sand Tramps. We were collected from our lodge in a mini bus with 8 people in total to be driven to join up with a boat tour of the fiord. Our guide was interesting and great at stopping en route... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us. We certainly think that a small group tour offers so much more potential to explore the area in your precious limited time. Great that you could take a helicopter trip - if there is one place in NZ you should do a scenic flight it is definitely... More 

Chalfont Saint Peter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Douglas our guide said the rain would make the trip amazing. We didn't believe him but he was right. The views were atmospheric and later when the sun came out completely altered our perception. The boat trip was awesome and very wet but once back with trips and tramps the sun came out for 2 short lovely walks and and... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, great to hear you enjoyed the rain! It certainly does make for a different trip and just as special as a clear day. Ahhh yes the infamous pepper tree, it just keeps giving! Take care, and we hope to see you again sometime. More 

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