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Lakefront Drive | Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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HORRIBLE Customer Service

I originally booked a Mon tour to the TeAnau glowworm caves. I received an email Sun stating due to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
elX9779RM
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Milford Sound Overnight Cruise —-Hope for nice skies going in the evening and heavy rain in the morning!

We did the Milford Sound overnight cruise on the “Milford Mariner” in early April, 2018. We booked... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
RWHHouston
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Houston, Texas
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Our one-day small-group guided walk of the first section of the internationally-acclaimed Milford Track starts with a short coach drive, then a one-hour scenic cruise of Lake Te Anau. The walk sets off to historic Glade House, then crosses a swing...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Lakefront Drive | Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I originally booked a Mon tour to the TeAnau glowworm caves. I received an email Sun stating due to heavy rains, the caves flooded and the tour may be cancelled. I spoke with someone who told me there was a better chance the caves would...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We did the Milford Sound overnight cruise on the “Milford Mariner” in early April, 2018. We booked with Real Journeys NZ in Te Anau and highly recommend both them and Milford Sound. Rather than driving to Milford Sound and catching the boat, we took the...More

1  Thank RWHHouston
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

As the title suggests, this has been quite a disappointing experience, especially when compared to all the awesome things and great nature we have been seeing in New Zealand so far. The beginning of the tour is a 'pleasant' cruise on the lake that you...More

1  Thank Marta D
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Collected from hotel by coach driver Eve who was superb throughout her knowledge and customer skills were first class as were her co host who also provided the commentary on the Milford Mariner. We chose the nature cruise and had the most fantastic day. The...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We decided to go on the Doubtful Sounds cruise as many have said this had the best scenary (hard to saw as it's all great views). We took our own lunch. Overnight cruise into the wilderness. Transfer from our accommodation to the first fast hydrafoil...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I don’t know where to start as this trip was so excellent in so many ways. The skipper, David, clearly manages to inspire his crew to be the best, and they in turn deliver in every way. Personable, professional, helpful and hard-working. The whole operation...More

Thank lauriekeane
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We took the single day Doubtful Sound tour - boat ride across Lake Manapouri, coach bus over the pass, boat ride through the sound and out to the Tasman Sea, and then back again. All of the crew and guides were friendly and knowledgeable, and...More

Thank Rachel D
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

What more could you need for a day out. A trip across a beautiful lake, a coach trip over a remote road, a cruise along a fjord, Seals, Dolphins, a great crew and stunning scenery everywhere you look. The coach drivers are informative and stop...More

Thank Vealygood
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I did the glow worm cave tour and had a wonderful time. The tour begins with a lovely cruise on the lake. I was a bit worried about visiting a glow worm cave because I had heard of people having to crawl through low and...More

Thank laurabrown333
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We went on the glow worm cave tour with Real Journeys and it was a great experience. They take you on a boat cruise of Te Anau Lake to give you beautiful views and some history of the area. Then you dock at the caves...More

Thank Corwin L
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ArleneP53
22 March 2016|
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Response from Real_Journeys | Property representative |
Arlene, Yes This is a Real Journeys TripAdvisor page which only reflects the Milford Track Guided "Day" Walk and track transfers from Te Anau that we operate. If you want more information regarding the full walk then go to... More
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Mustafa V
24 June 2015|
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Response from Real_Journeys | Property representative |
Hi there, our Milford Track Guided Day Walk is only a taster of the first section of this famous walk along the Clinton River. It is a leisurely 9 – 11km (return). There is a link on this TripAdvisor page which takes you... More
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