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Southern Discoveries - Go Milford

#4 of 31 Tours in Te Anau
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Address: 80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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Southern Discoveries very own personal small group tour. Travel in luxury...

Southern Discoveries very own personal small group tour. Travel in luxury with our local drivers providing fantastic commentary in the heart of Fiordland. Enjoy the comfort of our modern coaches with leather seats, temperature controlled comfort and panoramic views (some coaches have a glass roof for optimal viewing). In Milford Sound you will join our 3 hour Discover More Cruise.

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US$76.31*
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
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US$45.49*
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise including Optional Lunch
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US$65.30*
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Milford Sound Nature Cruise

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The best trip ever!!

The trip was just fabulous! So glad we decided to go in the bus instead of drive ourselves, then the driver can enjoy the scenery too. Was worried that we might miss out on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
sherbsfamily
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Timaru; New Zealand
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Timaru; New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip was just fabulous! So glad we decided to go in the bus instead of drive ourselves, then the driver can enjoy the scenery too. Was worried that we might miss out on stopping at places but we probably made more stops than we would have by ourselves and the commentary from the driver was excellent and very interesting.... More 

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Thank sherbsfamily
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the afternoon tour including round trip from Te Anau to give my husband a break from driving. Well worth the $99 special they had on. The bus driver talks you through the picturesque route and stops at all the best photo ops and for a potty break half way. Everything was perfectly timed and once we got to... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the bus to to Milford Sound, with the discovery centre and lunch included. While not cheap (what is?) felt was good value having someone else do the driving for you. Bruce, our driver, was superb. Very informative. The bus was modern and comfortable and the boat trip at Milford itself just fantastic. Was well organised, seemed a very... More 

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Despite the rain, it was a great day. Liz Newell helped us book the tour and gave us tips on the area. Our tour guide and bus driver, Bruce, was fun and informative. We saw some beautiful sights and met interesting people. The Kiwis are lovely.

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Thank Nancy B
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We did the 9am morning tour and it was absolutely beautiful! Thankfully it was a sunny day and the water colour and mountains were spectacular! The buffet breakfast onboard was absolutely fantastic! A very nice surprise! Highly recommended!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I took the overnight cruise on the Milford Sound. After departing, the ship made a round of some of the coastline, pointing out the seals and a few penguins. Once the ship moored for the evening, the crew led passengers who wanted to get closer to the water on either a kayak or small boat excursion for about 40 minutes... More 

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Horley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Did the Nature Cruise today. Excellent coach trip with a very good driver Reece who brought the trip to life with his informative commentary also interacting well with his passengers. Safely driven with several stops enroute to Milford Sound. Make sure you try the water at Monkeys Creek - take a bottle to fill up. Scenery on the coach was... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great scenic tour of the Milford Sound. We took the 9am tour which was great because we were only 2 of 29 people that were on the shop that holds 400 people. But, keep in mind it's almost a 2 1/2 hour drive from Te Anau to get here but well worth it to skip the crowds.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Milford Sound is perfect, really. But having our male tour guide chirp in interesting information, crack jokes and make comments has made the Nature Tour even more spectacular. My husband and I were very impressed! Well done!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Did the "Discover More" cruise which uses a smaller boat. Highly recommended for a more intimate experience. Noticed that the bigger boat has much much more people, especially those with a tour group. The guide was excellent and humorous. We managed to see some fur seals and the elusive yellow eyed penguin! We later found out that these penguins are... More 

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