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Milford Sound Scenic Cruises - Real Journeys

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Address: Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-249 6000
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Choose a Real Journeys Milford Sound Scenic Cruise and experience the...

Choose a Real Journeys Milford Sound Scenic Cruise and experience the fiord's majestic scenery from the comfort of our spacious modern vessels. Exceptional viewing opportunities, spacious decks and comfortable lounges. Look out for seals, dolphins and penguins en route, cruise close to waterfalls and enjoy the magnificent vistas. Informative commentaries in several languages. Delicious lunches available.

Departs Milford Sound (all year). Coach connections also available from Te Anau and Queenstown. Fly back option to Queenstown available (extra cost).

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Our bus took off from Queenstown and went westward through the picture postcard like New Zealand. Our young guide Paul entertained us with informative tidbits and stories. Milford... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our bus took off from Queenstown and went westward through the picture postcard like New Zealand. Our young guide Paul entertained us with informative tidbits and stories. Milford Sound was mind-blowing. We saw dolphins and seals too.

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Mitcheldean
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I were travelling with two Kiwi friends who had pre-booked this trip for us all after researching all the options. We travelled on a luxury bus and our driver/guide Paul was very knowledgeable about most of the places we passed, and stopped several times to allow us to visit special places of interest. We were lucky enough... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wonderful scenery even when it is misty with low cloud base. Excellant driver with interesting commentry. Lots of stops on way out for photo taking. A long coach journey. We had booked the flight for the return journey but it was cancelled because of the weather. I suspect that frequently happens. Good viewing from the coach although if you were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A fascinatingly beautiful ride among the waterfalls, sea life, and rugged mountains of the area. A great photo op excursion.

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Mildura, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After having to change our cruise time due to snow blocking the road we enjoyed a great afternoon It was quite cold and breezing on the open top deck but the beautiful views were worth it. for those who did not want the open deck experience large windows still gave great views. there was a mixup with our lunch orders... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This cruise was one of the major highlights of our 24 day New Zealand trip. We were picked up in Te Anau on one of the special Real Journeys excursion busses. These busses are somewhat wedge shaped and all seats are angled to the sides a few degrees so everyone has a good view. The seats are also very comfortable... More 

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Devonport, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled on a bus from Te Anua to the boat through some wonderful scenery. The bus stopped several times for photos and also a toilet stop. The boat continued on the views and returned to the bus. The lunch was optional. We had the chicken salad. Preordered when you book your ticket. I recommend you book prior as you... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked this trip, and the weather was awful! Clouds where so low and visability was awful! The trip went ahead and they refused to give us a refund! A scenic tour cruise where you can't see anything in front of you... Not acceptable!!

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Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Cruises - Real Journeys, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We’re sorry to hear that your trip didn’t live up to your expectations. It's no secret that Fiordland is one of the wettest places on planet, a very dynamic environment where sometimes the weather can be a bit difficult. As much as we wish we could, we’re unable to control the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did three activities with Real Journeys over three days and by a small margin the Milford Sound Scenic Cruise was my favourite. My husband and I took the coach-cruise-coach package from Te Anau and the whole service was professional and pleasurable. The staff were all amazing, the coach was luxurious (windows in the roof, USB ports in the back... More 

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Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Milford Sound Scenic Cruises - Real Journeys, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, we're pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your adventure to Milford Sound and how it was the highlight for you and your husband. The coach definitely makes for a more relaxing day, letting you sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning views en-route. Regards, the Real Journeys team. More 

Excelsior, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it rained during virtually all of the time that we were on board for our overnight cruise, the cruise was the highlight of our 2-week visit to the south island and we would do it again in a heartbeat. The scenery was spectacular including the too many waterfalls to count and we even went a little ways out... More 

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