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Milford Sound

Address: Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We chose to go with Cruise Milford as they were a smaller boat, and we are so glad we did!! The whole time was more intimate and the guys made sure we were all looked after and told about all the attractions in great detail. we certainly felt that they were out to please us all and not just to... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It ist truly amazingly beautiful. We were lucky to have a sunny day with blue sky too. It looks like on the pictures, but when standing there it's even more spectacular.

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Rain or shine, this place is beautiful and breathtaking beyond measure. Take a cruise and you'll immerse yourself for a good one and a half hours in some of the best vistas this side of the world has to offer. On my journey I experienced sunshine, snow, and rain, all in the one trip!

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Vancouver, Canada
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Initially, Milford sound was not on our itinerary. However, we had been in New Zealand for eight straight days without rain and then Milford became a viable option. We stayed overnight in the town of Te Anau. The drive from Te Anau to Milford Sound can justifiably be described as spectacular (unlike so many other over-hyped attractions in New Zealand).... More 

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Qld
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Amazing landscape, great cruise with southern discoveries, lucky not too many people on the boat today. The drive is quite long from Queenstown, but the last hour or so is stunning.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It is years since we visited Milford Sound. Oh why did we take so long to go back? This is truly one of the wonders of the world. During the week we visited, Fiordland and much of the South Island had had truck loads of snow. Thus, we drove (on a bus journey) up through alpine scenery of jaw dropping... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We traveled to Milford Sound in a bus and if you don't have a hire car then ok take the bus but if you have a hire car do it by yourself. the bus trip killed me! Mainly from people who are stupid and ignorant. Nothing worse than seeing people smoking at the back of the bus every time you... More 

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Fort Mohave, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

You have to see this place while you are in NZ. Just breathtaking!! Well worth the trip to see this beautiful place. Set amongst the lush rain forests. Make sure you take the boat ride out into the fiords to really enjoy Milford Sound. Beautiful experience!!

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Sparks, Nevada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Pay hundreds of extra dollars to go to Milford Sound, or book with Jucy Cruize. I saved $350 with Jucy. The difference between Jucy and the other companies is that you have to pack your own picnic food for the bus (5 hours out with photo stops; 4 hours back). I went into their town office late in the afternoon... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I was on a cruise on Voyager of the Seas, during a fairly cold and wet journey into Milford Sound. The rain during and for days before we undertook the excursion was, as it turned out, a mixed blessing, because waterfalls were cascading down the walls of this fjord for its whole length. It's a truly beautiful place, even more... More 

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