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About Mitre Peak Cruises
Mitre Peak Cruises offer fantastic 2 hour cruises of stunning Milford Sound on its small purpose built boats (maximum capacity 75). Mitre Peak Cruises takes you where the big boats can't go, taking you closer to the waterfalls, wildlife and spectacular scenery of Milford Sound. Coach, fly and helicopter options are available from Queenstown and Te Anau.
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US$56.18 per adult
Full-Day Milford Sound Walk and Cruise Including Scenic Flights from Queenstown
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US$490.83 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we booked with this company! The captain was great. They have a sign that says “Come up and say hi” so that’s what I did. He even let me take pictures up there. As others have noted, this is a smaller ship so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mariajeong
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These folks were great. The smallest of the cruise boats at Millford Sound, allowed these guys to get right under the waterfalls, next to shore to see penguins etc. Did not overfill the boat. Full 2 hours out. At $85 nz mid-day, about $14 cheaper...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you're travelling, especially in New Zealand, you don't necessarily want to be a tourist. You want to be a traveller. Mitre Peak offered a chance to explore a magnificent fjord in a personal and friendly way. The smaller boat, dwarfed by some of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RachelTx4
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to take the cruise offered by Mitre Peak and we're so happy we did. Being on a smaller boat definitely seemed a little more personal but there was still plenty of room to move about and see all the gorgeous...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tour802928
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sound is magnificent in any weather. Mitre has smaller boats and takes a little more time (2h vs 1:30 for some others) getting closer to things and spending more time loitering so one can get a good look. We only had about 20-25 people...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nilsboeffel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Family had such a great time on our visit to Milford, We drove ourselves and went on a 3pm cruise. Since we went on a later cruise there weren’t many other people on the boat. Can’t wait for our next trip, will definitely be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 334jemmal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the boat which was smaller than many there, although having said that it is large enough to allow everyone plenty of room to be outside and take in the views. The boat also lacked the fumes and smell than you can sometimes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GafFlash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tossed over what boat to take for our 2 - 3 hour trip on the Sound and left our decision right to two days before in Queenstown. We chose Mitre because of the size of the vessel and it only takes 80 in good...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Myclare
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review! I am so glad you ended up cruising with us and having a great cruise! That is such a good package deal!! Radfords on the lake is lovely as well!! Thank you for choosing to cruise with Mitre Peak...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely impressed with this tour, we have four kids who were able to move around the boat easily and enjoy many different views the different levels offered. It is a smaller boat which made it a far superior experience for us - closer to waterfalls,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mandy R
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your fantastic review! I am so glad you and your family enjoyed cruising with us! We agree that the best way to see Milford is in a small vessel offering a more personal tour which is what we do! Thank you for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We cannot speak highly enough of Mitre Peak Cruises.Very comfortable boat providing excellent views of the sound .The friendly crew provide excellent commentary and information.As this is a smaller vessel it can get up close to all the sites including cascading waterfalls and seal colonies.The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John R
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your brilliant review! This is exactly what we want all our customers to feel after cruising with us. Thank you for choosing to cruise with Mitre Peak Cruises!

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15 October 2018|
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Response from Aint_Life_Great | Reviewed this property |
They have a list of regular pickup locations. If you are not staying at one of those places, you will have to meet them. We met them at the Crown Plaza, which was a short walk from our lodging. When you book, you tell them... More
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16 September 2018|
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Response from flamingphoenix25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we did it on two waterfalls.
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Response from Ronnie L | Reviewed this property |
For better Milford Sound cruise rates, I recommend you check those offered by Book Me. However, take into account demand factor during your proposed dates and also your larger group size. For travel time, please consider... More
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