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Milford Sound Hwy | Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
+64 3-249 6000
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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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“milford mariner” (150 reviews)
“overnight cruise” (252 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Milford Sound Hwy | Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
+64 3-249 6000
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked the overnight cruise on the Milford Mariner online about 5 months before our trip. Booking was easy and arrival and check in was smooth. The experience was definitely a highlight! We were touring NZ on a motorbike and the day of the cruise...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With discounts we paid $500 pp. Which is Exorbitant for such a short flight in a light plane!! (Eg. my son just flew Geneva to Paris $80 return!!!) But it did include a 1 hour boat trip, and lunch which for the price was a...More

Thank gillv63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the panoramic coach from Te Anau. We were picked up from our accommodation. Great nature tour to Milford Sound followed by a 2 hour cruise along the length of the fiord. This is s very profess company. Staff are experienced and courteous. Their...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was by far one of the best highlights of our honeymoon! We got the coach to Milford Sound with our brilliant and humorous driver Craig. He knew the best places to stop on the way to stretch our legs and talked none stop about...More

Thank Joshua T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Group of 4 on a packaged trip around NZ including a number of trips with Real Journeys. All of their arrangements have proved to be superb, reliable and prompt. Drivers have been informative and humorous. Well done Brian on yesterday’s trip to Milford Sound and...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were picked up at 7.30am, the coach was very comfortable and offered surround views through the glass roof. Sadly the weather was very poor with cloud and rain so nothing was visible through the roof. It is a long journey to and from Milford...More

Thank nikkihind24
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip totally exceeded our expectations in every way! Our only regret was that it was only overnight! 4 of us stayed in a quad room - it was cozy, but we were made aware of the small room size beforehand. The only down side...More

Thank peggysu424
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are very impressed with Real Journeys, it is a family business which has put a lot into enhancing the area as well as delivering an outstanding product. There is nothing cynical or exploitative of the customer nor of the team members all of whom...More

Thank TriciaN204
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent overnight cruise. Brilliant weather accompanied by friendly crew, whales, penguins & seals. Unforgettable experience even for kiwis in our own country.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Milford Sound late November 2017 and drove ourselves into real journeys cruise departure point at Milford. The drive was spectacular and we left plenty of time for stops on the way from Te Anu by booking an afternoon cruise. The cruise itself departed...More

Thank Glen S
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Robert B
29 October 2017|
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Response from Neha B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Robert..your question is already answered. You may write for any other queries you have with respect to your NZ trip.
2 September 2017|
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Rain provides the beautiful waterfalls. Consider Doubtful Sound if you have the time.
Soon Yiu O
21 June 2017|
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
I would not go late in the day (we did an over night cruise in April- and it was dark quite early)- or in winter- we had limited visibility and rain- although the water falls were fabulous! If I had my time again- i would... More