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Address: Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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Toowoomba, Australia
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Toowoomba, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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31 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
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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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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Bangalore
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We travelled from Queenstown took about 4hrs there and 4 hrs back for a 2 hour cruise. Nothing special to be honest. It was nice don't get me wrong but unless you do it DIY a day trip from QT like we did seems to drag! I thought the sail was nothing special, nice land scape just not worth the... More 

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Stanthorpe, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Fiordland is the largest National Park in New Zealand and is part of Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand Heritage area. You can access much of the Fiords by way of backpacking tracking – in other words walking. (Although there is a road to Milford Sound.) Most walking tracks were opened up by Quintin Mackinnon and Donald Sutherland in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had heared a lot about the incredible Milford sounds and the many waterfalls. Unfortunately we visited the area after a quite dry time. Therefore we were of course a little deceived by the cruise. But even without the waterfalls the area is worth visiting. It's unique beauty is a thing to remember. Although watch out for the sandflies! They... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just had an amazing visit to Milford Sound and the Fiordland National Park. We got very lucky with the weather and were able to see everything up close, 2 days before Christmas and it felt like you could go ashore and walk up to the Glacier and touch it. Very Majestic. The waterfalls were flowing freely and amazing to watch,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is something you must go and see - we did a kayak through the sounds but there also numerous boat companies that do cruises around the area too. The drive into the sounds is stunning too - we went in December so it did rain quite often but the up side was that we saw stunning waterfalls al down... More 

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