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Milford sound tour info

houston
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Milford sound tour info

Hi There,

We're 4 people planning to take Milford sound tour from Queenstown. We're trying to go with Jucy tour company. Please advise what will be the better option. If we've our own rental car can we reach ourself Milford and just take from there their cruise that will be cheaper as well just cruise 50NZD?...

Other option is their Coach Cruise Coach tour they will pick us up from our hotel in QT and charging as 119NZD.

Please advise can we do our own and just take their cruise or go all the way with them will be the better option?..

Thanks!

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Bind this is one of the worlds prettiest roads it is also a trap for tourist accidents. I strongly suggest you DONT drive.

The ultimate way to see Milford is to bus in and fly out over the Alps. Forget about the price this is a trip of a life time.

Many people will tell you that the flight over the Alps was a highlight of the NZ holiday

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If you are planning to drive from Queenstown, it's a 5 hour drive EACH way. You might have more than one driver among the four of you but that 10 hours would be much more comfortable in a coach.

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Thank u so much for such a useful advise. We'll go with bus tour. not driving.

Oz
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Hi,

The fly,cruise, heli (glacier landing), fly is spectacular and the only way to do it if time is a factor. Thirteen hours on a bus............not this little black duck!

http://www.airwakatipu.com/

If you must use a coach the trip from Te Anu is much shorter.

Cheers,

Edited: 01 April 2013, 20:23
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Thanks!!Fly tour is costing us a lot. That's why we're planning to do with Jucy Coach cruise coach..Yes I believe it's 10-13 hrs..We'll be departing from Queenstown..How we can do from Te Anu?..We already booked thw hotel in Queenstown as well. Ur advise most welcome.

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Hi,

If you have the time drive your rental to Te Anu, stay in a motel/hotel/B&B there and join the milford tour there. Seeing as you have already booked in Queenstown you would need to add a day or two or alter you booking if possible.

Really the flying option is well worth the money! How often will you have the opportunity this lifetime?

Cheers,

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Thanks a lot for all ur inputs.

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