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Address: Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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We jagged a clear day with plenty of unseasonal snow, this added to the beauty of fiord. Caught the bus from Queenstown and this journey alone was spectacular. We were super lucky... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2015
Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We jagged a clear day with plenty of unseasonal snow, this added to the beauty of fiord. Caught the bus from Queenstown and this journey alone was spectacular. We were super lucky with the weather!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Main point: to arrive there before 16h in order not to miss the last cruises. the place is lost but it worthed it: seals, fjords, waterfall and mountains covered of snow....magic For the boat, better maybe to try small boats... the driver may lead you under a waterfall or near the cliffs to sea the seals taking their nap

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South Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

it is possible to fly, walk, drive or take a bus tour to this wonderland of natural beauty. We chose to take a bus tour as the best option for us. The 4-5 hour drive is far easier with someone else driving each way. At a cost you can take a tour their and fly back to Queenstown. Another option... More 

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Portsmouth, Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Taken by bus to Milford Sound, we boarded "Pride of Milford" for much of the day. On the way to the Mitre Peak, we observed a number of waterfalls which multiply after rainfall, thanks to the granite of the terrain. However, the day was spent in brilliant sunshine so only the permanent falls remain. Emerging out into the Tasman Sea,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The gale-force winds beat against our faces as the Milford Mariner plowed past towering mountains of sheer rock plummeting sharply into the frothing waters. Our trip took us to where this glacier-carved fjord empties into the Tasman Sea. Then back. Along the way we marvel at magnificent cascading waterfalls. We ooh and ahh upon spotting young seals resting on a... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is a 'must do' if you get to New Zealand. Find a boat or preferably a ship, and enjoy cruising this amazing place. It gives you an insight into this lovely country and you will be awe inspired.

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Geraldton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Our cruise ship spent several hours in the Sound. From the moment you enter the Sound until you leave you will not take your eyes away from the stunning views. We had an expert who spent quite a bit of time on Secretary Island and we were able to obtain all the information as to the Sound. Although the weather... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

By all accounts we were extremely lucky to be here when the sky was clear and the wind was calm. Our daughter was here about a year ago and all she saw was fog and rain. Our sightseeing cruise out to the ocean and back was smooth and filled with spectacular views of cascades and waterfalls. It is amazing that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Amazingly beautiful place! The Fjord is just too beautiful! Lucky to be there on a sunny day! Would love to go back again and again!

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Yass, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We were fortunate enough to visit all 3 Sounds on a cruise ship and I wouldnt want to do it any other way. Sitting enjoying breakfast and lunch in luxury while gasping at Dusky, Doubtful and Milford Sounds was breath taking. It was a cloudy day but clear so we could see all the mountains, valleys, waterfall after waterfall but... More 

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