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Address: Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Majestic Milford Sound, New Zealand

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 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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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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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Dublin, Ireland
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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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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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Address: Address: Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park

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