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Southern Discoveries - Go Milford

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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...more
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80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were picked up by a small motor coach for our three hour drive from Te Anau to Milford Sound. Suiting the course of the drive you pass through dry plains and mountains and then into a rain forest . The views along the way...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Southern D, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Go Milford, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia ora! Thank you for taking the time to leave your wonderful feedback. It sounds like Milford Sound has your heart! It certainly has ours too. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the drive into Milford- a lot of people don't realise the spectacular...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got up early and left Te Anau at 7.00am for a 2 hour drive in our large hired motorhome to Milford Sound.Thank goodness we were early as the Car parks were already 75% full (in November!). We had not booked but struck lucky as the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Les N
Southern D, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Go Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora, Les! Thank you for your wonderful 5-star review. It sounds like you have plenty special memories from your adventure with us cruising through Milford Sound. 'Stunningly awesome' is what comes to mind for us too when first viewing Milford's breathtaking scenery! We appreciate...More

Reviewed 7 February 2019

The sound is just awesome in sheer size the waterfalls were just huge fantastic trip well worth every penny

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Fab boat trip and interesting underwater observatory, where you are in captivity, not the fish! We also did the kayak tour, which was lovely. Very lucky to have lovely weather and a great guide Emma for the kayak.More

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Southern D, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Go Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2019

Kia ora, Helen! Thank you for taking the time to give us your lovely feedback. It is awesome to hear you thoroughly enjoyed our Underwater Observatory! Milford Sound's ecosystem is incredibly unique and definitely worth the visit. We will be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

What an amazing day. Got my booking done by Liz, what a lovey lady, took me through everything step by step. The drive to Milford was delightful with a lovely small coach fitted with usb charging ports & AC. The driver was welcoming & had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Go Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Kia ora! Thank you for taking the time to leave your glowing review and recommendation. It is great to hear your praises about Liz! Our team is passionate about what they do, so it is awesome to see it really shone through in your experience...More

Reviewed 12 January 2019

Really enjoyed this boat trip. The guide on the boat was very informative and the visit to the Underwater Observatory was great. Learned a great deal from the Observatory guide also and it was very special seeing the black coral. Lots of stops for photo...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Go Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Kia ora, Petra! We appreciate your wonderful feedback and recommendation. It is great to hear you had a fantastic time on our cruise and found our Underwater Observatory fascinating! The magic on the surface certainly doesn't stop underwater. We hope you thoroughly enjoyed the rest...More

Reviewed 5 January 2019

We loved this trip, family of 5 - kids from 9-15. Don't do the drive alone, do the tour because they are so knowledgeable and friendly, Bruce was great. He stopped at many great places for photos, some off the road a little. The cruise...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Southern Discoveries - Go Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Hi there! Thank you for your 5-star review and recommendation. Our team at Southern Discoveries is happy to hear you and your family had a fantastic time adventuring to Milford Sound with us and were well looked after by our awesome driver Bruce. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 January 2019

On the day that we were leaving Queenstown headed for Te Anau in NewZealand, we realized that we could do ourselves a favor by driving ourselves to Milford Sound and explore all that Fiordland had to offer and save the $300.00 that a bus would...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

Paul was a funny, engaging, informative tour guide who told us many interesting stories and facts about New Zealand. He also made a lot of good stops on the way to Milford Sound making it a all in all amazing experience. Highly recommend taking a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ciara O, Marketing Executive at Milford Sound Coach & Nature Cruise with Buffet or Picnic Lunch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Kia ora, Chirag! Thank you for your fantastic feedback. Our team is happy to hear that your coach ride to Milford Sound with our driver Paul was one of the highlights of your New Zealand trip! We couldn't agree with you more- taking the coach...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

If you are driving yourself and are directed to the “Overflow car lot “ be aware that the quick free bus shuttle takes you straight to the Ferry Terminal from where the boats leaves. That is - it does not stop at the Cafe which...More

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