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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
Lakefront Drive | Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
+64 3-249 6000
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just came back from visiting Milford sound on a nature tour with Real Journeys. Milford Sound and the road that leads to it is simply spectacular. One of the most beautiful things I’ve seen. Go! But I wouldn’t go with Real Journeys. They brand...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alexcastellarnau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great trip, and it was all very well organised and on time as well. We got interesting commentary on the catamaran over the lake and when we got off the boat and into the caves it was amazing! Some walking through the caves...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Theweejt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience! Everything was really well organized and the cave was AMAZING! It's a must do if you're in the Fjordlands. The guides were well versed and educated on glow worms and the boat ride to the cave was peaceful and beautiful. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank smsmissy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic family day out. From start to finish the Real Journeys staff have been friendly and energetic for the people and passionate about their piece of paradise. Highly recommend this wonderful day out!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LynneG658
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Glowworm Cave We booked a trip to the glowworm cave at 19:00. We thought we arrived the visitor centre on time but found out we missed the boat, as real journeys required us to arrive 20 minutes before departure. This came as a shock as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank T4512EKalexm
Reviewed 13 December 2018

We booked directly with Real Journeys. That piece went completely smoothly. The tour through the cave was remarkable, more for the caves than for the glow worms themselves. They ran a pretty efficient operation, separating us into groups of about a dozen and guiding us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steven J
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

The glow worm caves might be a good trip to do but we couldn’t experience it because the agency cancelled twice, during the second time we were stocked in the boat for 30min with no explanations nor apologizes, we couldn’t even get our money back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 42leilah
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Doubtful Sound was wonderful. It was the 30 minutes standing outside the Real Journey Visitor Center in the freezing rain that was unpleasant. Our paperwork told us to be at the Real Journey Visitor Center 20 minutes before 0700. We drove by twice. We weren’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank E2199LJjoans
Reviewed 3 November 2018

A highly professional and well-organized experience. The guides on boat and on land (Telieigha and Isau, if I have their names correctly) were polished and friendly and though I'm sure they give the spiel a million times they were energetic and engaging. The cave experience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Casey C
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Well we were coming from Duniden by road. By the time we reached it was late night. But could locate Real Journey Visitors Centre next to the Lake and fortunatey it was at walking distance from where we stayed at Kingsgate Hotel. All the cruise...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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22 March 2016|
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
24 June 2015|
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