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Milford Sound Nature Cruise from Queenstown, Te Anau or Milford Sound

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  • Pass by Lake Wakatipu
  • 1
    Lake Te Anau
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Eglinton Valley
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Mirror Lakes Walk
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Homer Tunnel
  • 4
    Milford Sound
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 5
    Milford sound Hwy
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Mitre Peak
  • 6
    Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Milford Sound, New Zealand
    2: 92 Te Anau Terrace, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand
    3: 88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Hot drinks
    • Live commentary on board (English only) - interpretation handouts available in German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Thai
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from Queenstown and Te Anau departures if option is selected)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Free WIFI (on coach, where there is reception)
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Te Anau
    • Entry/Admission - Eglinton Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Mirror Lakes Walk
    • Entry/Admission - Milford Sound
    • Entry/Admission - Milford sound Hwy
    • Entry/Admission - Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Lunch (but available at extra cost)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions
    • Please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 135 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The Nature Cruise Milford Sound (at 10.30am) was excellent and I absolutely loved the cruise guide, Andrea (hope my memory is right) who was knowledgeable and played the piano during the trip. Fortunately, it was a bit of sunny and cloudy weather I had and not crowded cruise.
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    We did the 14-hour coach tour & nature cruise a few days ago, and found it to be very good value. The booking process beforehand was very efficient, and Phil our driver was wonderful. So knowledgeable, friendly and humorous - not to mention a great and safe driver. The nature
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    Milford Sound is well worth the drive to get there and back. What made it even better was the staff from Real Journeys. Phil was a great tour guide and the coach trip went smoothly. He was friendly and interesting to listen to. He really represented New Zealand well. I would
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    Dawn was an excellent guide and great driver as well. She kept perfect timing and kept us informed of schedule and explained places and local info as we go by.
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    Response from Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Milford Sound Nature Cruise from Queenstown, Te Anau or Milford Sound
    Responded 3 days ago
    We really appreciate the 5 star rating you gave and the positive comments about Dawn which we have passed on. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. Regards - The Team at Real Journeys.
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    In the run up to our trip I had toyed with the idea of going to Doubtful Sound instead of Milford as it sounds quieter and potentially even more impressive. The downside is that it takes a whole day to get there and is quite a bit more expensive so eventually settled for Milford
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    Response from Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Milford Sound Nature Cruise from Queenstown, Te Anau or Milford Sound
    Responded 3 days ago
    Thank you so much for your wonderful review, it's great to hear you received great service from our team. Seeing all the waterfalls when it has been raining is very special and is just one reason why Milford is fantastic to visit even if it isn't a sunny day. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and visit Fiordland again in the future. Kind regards - The Team at Real Journeys.
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    By: Real Journeys
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    jeanleeme
    Sydney, Australia
    1613
    Absolutely loved!
    The Nature Cruise Milford Sound (at 10.30am) was excellent and I absolutely loved the cruise guide, Andrea (hope
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    337parags
    81
    Toooooo expensive for the service
    Real Journeys: Milford Sound Wanderer Overnight Cruise Frugal food, congested living, and the staff were keen to
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    s0j04
    Brisbane, Australia
    130
    Relaxing
    Beautiful relaxing way to while away the morning. With everything in a hurry, this was a lovely way to see
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    howluckyrwe
    50
    Lunch at Walter peak farm.
    Devine lunch the meat so tender it melted in your mouth. The setting was picture book and the shearing and dog
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    Loquita23
    Perth, Australia
    11195
    A great operator
    We did the 14-hour coach tour & nature cruise a few days ago, and found it to be very good value. The booking
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    Cornelius G
    New York City, New York
    40
    A memorable journey in a steam ship to an outstanding sheep-farming demo and delicious BBQ lunch!
    Yesterday (January 2020) my wife & I joined this excursion. The TSS Earnslaw is a 1912 coal-fired steamer; it
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    Liketorome
    Dorset
    399113
    Short but sweet
    The tour lasts 90 minutes and you don't go far (there are only 27 km of roads anyway) but you do get lots of
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    camlindsay
    Niagara Falls,
    61
    Glowworms are cool and all... but not worth the steep price
    Like most people on Earth, I had never seen a glowworm before, so it seemed like a must do while we were in Te
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    richardatbelair51
    Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    90
    Can I give 6 stars?
    I can’t speak highly enough of the Real Journeys Doubtful Sound overnight cruise. The Doubtful Sound has to be the
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    Brian L
    3911
    Unbelievable
    This is an absolute must do while in Queenstown. We had the best guide, Brian, for our coach bus to Milford who
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    51barry
    Dublin, Ireland
    1626
    “Do not miss this!!”
    If visiting Queenstown there us one unmissable treat you must do. The cruise and dinner at Walter Peak High
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    JemimahJaromay
    10
    Worth it!
    The TSS Earnslaw ride gives you a perfect chance to see other parts of the lake. Then arriving into Walter Peak
    Read more
    GWAG_Oz
    Canberra, Australia
    122
    Doubtful Sound rocks!
    From the moment we stepped aboard the Real Journeys bus in Queenstown and were enthralled by Niall’s commentary,
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    314lynne
    Penistone, United Kingdom
    42
    Fabulous experience
    We did this tour yesterday. It was amazing. We were blessed with lovely weather so that helped. The day is so well
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    850warrenk
    10
    Dinner, Cruise and Show in Quuenstown Brilliant!
    My wife and I boarded the TSS Ernslaw at 6.00 pm. It was a beautiful day and we were able to buy a couple of
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