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Mitre Peak Cruises

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Mitre Peak Cruises offer fantastic 2 hour cruises of stunning Milford Sound on its small purpose built boats (maximum capacity 75). Mitre Peak Cruises takes you where the big boats can't go, taking you closer to the waterfalls, wildlife and...more
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Milford Sound Visitor Centre, Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8110
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Mitre peak cruise of Milford sound was fabulous. The boat is a bit smaller than other operators but it seemed quite new & in great condition. The crew were very informative and their commentary was excellent. I tried to book 2 days out but couldn't,...More

Thank Kieran B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to describe the actual experience - highlight of our NZ holiday. Loved the smaller boat experience and friendly staff - do it!!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose Mitre Peak Cruises based on the recommendation of a local, and it turned out that the entire experience exceeded our expectation. Even though the boat operated by Mitre is smaller than other operators, it has the advantage of getting us closer to some...More

Thank HoneyBeez
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go for a firm like this one operating smaller boats rather than the huge barges that cart the coachloads which arrive later in the morning. You'll get closer to the waterfalls, penguins, seals etc and have great service

Thank Hirundo17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat wasn’t full which was nice, probably about 30 people onboard. There was complimentary tea and coffee, a smaller boat so you could get in closer to the waterfalls than the bigger ones. Staff were knowledgeable and very friendly it was a great couple...More

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time on this Cruise, the Cruise was on a 2 level Small boat with the Top deck, you can see everything but still have a small area to keep out of the weather or wet from water. We saw 1 little "Happy...More

Thank Don Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys were great! We showed up at 3pm ahead of 5pm road closure. They took our family out for a shortened but terrific tour of Milford Sound. Milford Sound Lodge owns the larger cruise ship so they push that one. This is a smaller...More

Thank mmand2more
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smallest boat, longest cruise (2hrs min). Very friendly crew who shared lots of local knowledge. Up close and personal experience. Absolutely breath-taking scenery - the fact that it was drizzling made it even more dramatic - tons of water falls! Take some bug spray -...More

Thank Sherpa829084
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every other boat in Milford Sound was about 10 times the size of the one we went out on with these guys. The reason we booked with Mitre Peak was because of this, a great experience with good guides who were happy to answer any...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful cruise this morning. Very informative - the captain gave a great overview and Aaron in particular was awesome, walked around chatting to everyone, pointing out interesting features that would otherwise be missed as well good travel tips and general knowledge of...More

Thank Christine R
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, We very much appreciate the review, I’m glad you enjoyed your time here with us and our crew. Having a smaller boat means we get a chance to interact personally with our customers and make sure they are well educated of the Fiord...More

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15 October 2018|
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Response from Aint_Life_Great | Reviewed this property |
They have a list of regular pickup locations. If you are not staying at one of those places, you will have to meet them. We met them at the Crown Plaza, which was a short walk from our lodging. When you book, you tell them... More
Scipio A
16 September 2018|
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Response from flamingphoenix25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we did it on two waterfalls.
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6 October 2017|
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Response from Ronnie L | Reviewed this property |
For better Milford Sound cruise rates, I recommend you check those offered by Book Me. However, take into account demand factor during your proposed dates and also your larger group size. For travel time, please consider... More
18 January 2017|
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Response from binkTravel | Reviewed this property |
On the way we just stopped at mirror lakes and Upper Ellington. We got an early boat so as to miss the tour buses and this worked well, as we came off the boat lots of buses arriving. We then took our time going back in the... More
Diane R
4 January 2017|
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Response from TotallyTourism | Property representative |
Hi Diane, Whale watching is not available at Milford sound but in October and November we do get the occasional sighting of Humpback Whales off the coast and sometimes actually in the Fiord itself. The Humpback Whales... More