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Early morning departure?

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Early morning departure?

We would like to leave Te Anau very early morning to get the first cruise out of Milfiord sound. Is there a small coach/bus operaor that could do this?

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1. Re: Early morning departure?

The first cruise is designed for those who stay the night at Milford. As far as I know all the tours from Te Anau pretty much depart around the same time and no, they would not arrive in Milford in time for the first boat cruise.

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2. Re: Early morning departure?

The first coaches depart Te Anau at 8am, and most catch the 11am cruise.

To catch the 9am cruise you would need to leave Te Anau by 6am. There are no coaches at this time , but the road will be almost empty, so you could drive yourself.

You don't say what time of year you will be travelling, but in the sumer it gets light around 5am, so this is quite do-able.

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3. Re: Early morning departure?

Try Fiordland private tours they may be able to help you.

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