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Mitre Peak Cruises

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Address: Milford Sound Visitor Centre, Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
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Mitre Peak Cruises offer fantastic 2 hour cruises of stunning Milford Sound...

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 spectacular scenery of Milford Sound. Coach, fly and helicopter options are available from Queenstown and Te Anau.

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Nice cruise

Mitre had been recommended to us, and they didn't disappoint. We were very fortunate with weather. Rained a little and then sun came out. Saw a beautiful rainbow. Our captain... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Rochester

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Rochester
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mitre had been recommended to us, and they didn't disappoint. We were very fortunate with weather. Rained a little and then sun came out. Saw a beautiful rainbow. Our captain pointed out lots of little things like that as well as the main sights, he didn't talk non-stop and we were able to enjoy relaxing in the beauty of the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked a coach-cruise-coach trip today. I got picked up directly in front of my hostel and had a small van taking me over to the bus stop where we jumped on the bus which came from Queenstown (Kiwi Journeys). The bus was clean and on time. During the ride the driver provided additional information about the area and we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was glad I booked with Mitre Peak Cruises. They boast going further than any of the others and I confess I started to worry we were going to just keep going out into the Tasman Sea! Good but not annoying commentary. No hesitation in recommending this tour company for your Milford Sound Visit.

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Thank ClaireTherese56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We four been on this cruise and it was awesome awesome experience. The cruise is not very big but big enough for us. Actually small is more good and feels like private. More space and it feels good and not crowded. Service was very good price was almost similar to others. I will surely recommend this cruise if doing Milford... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked the cruise for my elderly parents while I went for my own hike around milford. The feedback I got from them was mostly about the stunning waterfalls and scenery as well as the opportunity to go up close and personal with the seals and waterfalls. My Dad suffers from motion sickness on boat rides but surprisingly the boat was... More 

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Fremont, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove from Queenstown and arrived at 12.30 for the 13.35 cruise on January 6th. There was absolutely no parking. One parking attendant asked us to drive to park n ride, park our car there and take a shuttle back. Only after we parked there, we realized that shuttles were not running during lunch time. The check in time for... More 

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St Albans
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great trip, much smaller boat and groups than the others it didn't feel so crammed. The check in and boarding were easy and we opted to do the underwater observatory as well which is interesting and informative. Raining a lot so many many spectacular waterfalls and captain went close and under a couple - be prepared to... More 

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Thank binkTravel
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a great review, we like to pride ourselves on our smaller boats and more personable experiences. Every local would agree with you when you say that the rain is amazing is incredible here; and in fact the trip is almost better in the rain than on sunny days due to the size and amount... More 

West Sussex, England
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I did loads of research on the different cruises available and choose this one because they are much smaller boats so do get up closer to the wildlife. We checked in at the Milford Sound Visitor Centre and there were only about 15 of us on a boat that held 75 so plenty of space to move about and the... More 

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Thank Victoria996
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review!! We are happy you enjoyed your cruise, the tea and coffee, and the observatory, even if the weather was not co-operating. But, like you say, still a great day out! More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great two hours cruise with stunning views, the captain provides a very good explanation. Mitre Peak have relatively small ships for about 70 people, which makes the experience even better. We even saw seals and some dolphins. A must do if you are in this area.

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Thank MF0304
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your great review. We are happy you enjoyed the commentary, and the small, up close experience on our small boats. And lucky you, seeing the dolphins! More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our cruise with Mitre Peak. The boat was quite small compared to the majority of other vessels on the water. It was very well maintained and comfortable with free tea and coffee. The Captain was very knwoledgable and appeared to genuinely enjoy what he was doing. We were lucky enough to see seals and penguins and because it... More 

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Thank Sarah_A_24
TotallyTourism, Front Office Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, thanks for you review. Its sounds like you had a great time here in Milford, and enjoyed the waterfalls that only happen in the rain and make this place truly magical! More 

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