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Operating from Lake Te Anau, Trips & Tramps offers small group Milford Sound cruise and walking tours, guided day hikes on the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler Great Walks plus track transport. Our guides are friendly and down-to-earth, you'll love...more
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Caswell Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 7081
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fabulous day out with the best driver Jeff. Very glad he was driving. Very knowledgeable man. We were fortunate and had a lovely small group so plenty of room on the bus. Lovely bag of goodies for lunch. Such a great day...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I did the whole day tour from Te Anau with Douglas as our host. We were accompanied on the bus ride by another couple from Switzerland. I can only rate our tour as an amazing day from start to finish. I believe...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day out, loved the small group size and the knowledge of Jeff our guide made the day a 10/10. Enjoyed all the stops and seeing all the waterfalls along the road. Timing was great as Jeff had us there to board the...More

Thank Lisa C
Trips and T, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lisa, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. The beauty of taking a tour (especially a small one like ours) is that all the logistics are sorted for you! And of course going in a tour bus means you don't have to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On August 11, 2018 we did the Milford Sound Winter Coach & Cruise from Te Anau with Trips & Tramps and when we booked it was what we wanted, we always had the small groups or on our own and that's why we made a...More

Thank Francisco R
Trips and T, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Francisco, wow thanks for your review! Glad we exceeded your expectations! Safe travels and thanks for the marketing ;) Kind Regards Madeleine

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great day on this trip. Geoff, our host for the day was fantastic. He gave us an amazing commentary filled with fascinating detail and subtle humour. Would have no hesitation in recommending Trips and Tramps.

Thank IGJVR
Katiepai, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thanks so much for your review and recommendation. We strive to provide an easy, authentic, fun and informative experience for our guests. Safe travels Madeleine

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On August 10, 2018 we made a trip through Milford Sound with Trips & Tramps. The three of the family are not very fond of organized excursions, we prefer to discover things for ourselves. After spending this day with the people of Trips & Tramps...More

Thank Francisco R
Katiepai, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Wow! We're so glad that you had a good experience with us. We totally appreciate that going on a tour is not everyone's idea of a good time (especially when you see big bus loads of people!), so thanks for taking a chance on...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Had a great day! Only 4 people in our group. Good driver, and he knew a lot about the area. Dropped us off at the boat to go deliver some parcels in the area :) and he was back to pick us up when we...More

Thank Joperd
Katiepai, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for your review. How lucky to see dolphins! They are not an everyday occurrence so when they turn it up it is pretty special. In Fiordland we encounter Bottlenose Dolphins which are some of the largest you will see - amazing to watch...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Great, small group tour with a highly knowledgeable guide. My tour was on 3rd of August and I was only 1 of 3 people in the tour. Our guide was a retired National Parks Ranger who used to manage the walking tracks and huts in...More

Thank natamity
Katiepai, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thanks so much for posting your review. Firstly please accept our apologies for the mix up with your lunch - I'll look into that for you so it doesn't happen to others. Secondly really glad you had a good day - sounds like you...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

I recently finished a 10 day photography workshop with Don Smith and Gary Hart. Steve Norris was the owner of Trips & Tramps and drove us for the 10 days. It was a wonderful experience! Steve is exceptionally knowledgeable about his beautiful country and imparted...More

Thank Mossin163
Katiepai, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks for your feedback - by all accounts it sounds like the photography tour was a raging success! It certainly helps to have knowledgeable locals who can share their backyard in a real and fun way. Thanks again. Cheers Madeleine

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Becs came to pick us up at our camp site at 9am to head to Milford Sound. She then drove us and 5 other people to Milford Sound and stopped at various places on the way to show us the points of interest and the...More

Thank marellemahy
Katiepai, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for taking the time to write a review on your trip. Becs is great, we're lucky to have amazing guides. When we are travelling we like to take small, locally based tours as you get an authentic experience, we pride ourselves on being...More

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Rome_at_Easter
27 September 2016|
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Response from Trips and T | Property representative |
Yes you can book closer to the time, but do try to give us at least 48 hours notice as we can book out. If you have a bit of flexibility with your days though it shouldn't be a problem. Other recommendations in our area... More
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swanlyn
24 September 2016|
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Response from Trips and T | Property representative |
You can phone us on free phone 0800 305807 within NZ or 64 3 2497081. Alternatively you can use our website. We don't have a physical office in town but the visitor centre Explore Fiordland (opposite the supermarket Fresh... More
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Perrod P
13 January 2015|
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Response from Trips and T | Property representative |
If you visit our website tripsand tramps.comcom you'll see details of our small group Milford Sound tours. If you have any further questions please ask, or you can book online. Regards Steve
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