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Mitre Peak Cruises

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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...more
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Milford Sound Visitor Centre, Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The problem with the other cruises is that virtually all of them use a bigger boat loaded with passengers, which means your view gets blocked. Also these guys make it a point to stop every time they see any wildlife. Yes, the cost may be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BocosTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was a little concerned given this was a smaller boat and was priced cheaply. There was no need to be! The boat was perfect for the Milford sound and we got up closer to most things than the bigs boats couldn’t. The captain was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did an early morning cruise, which i would highly recommend to get their early before all the crowds arrive. I am glad we chose to go with Mitre Peak Cruises as the operate a smaller boat. Staff were very knowledgeable and it was great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Racheenz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the coach/cruise/fly option from Queenstown. Our driver on the way to Milford Sound was Shale. He was extremely knowledgeable and really wanted to make sure we had a great day. Loved all the history and information he shared! He made several stops along...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review! I am glad that you enjoyed your day. Milford Sound is a definitely spectacular place and we love sharing our beautiful corner of the world with everyone! I am extremely pleased to hear the overall experience for you was worth...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are several cruises operate in Milford. I am glad we have chosen to join the Mitre Peak as they have smaller boat. Smaller boat means no worries to travel with big group. We were able to enjoy the fjord quietly and comfortably. Moreover, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for choosing to cruise with us at Mitre Peak Cruises. I am happy you got to see some marine life here and had great experience with us! Thank you from the Mitre Peak Cruises Team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the 8.55am cruise on a gorgeous day in Milford Sound. The staff from the terminal to the boat driver were so helpful and informative. The commentary from the driver was excellent and he really took the time to show and explain things well....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Suse89
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your awesome review! I am glad you had an awesome experience in Milford Sound with us. We take pride in ensuring every customer gets the full experience in our special little corner of the world especially when we are lucky enough to...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

Mitre peak cruise of Milford sound was fabulous. The boat is a bit smaller than other operators but it seemed quite new & in great condition. The crew were very informative and their commentary was excellent. I tried to book 2 days out but couldn't,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kieran B
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there! Thanks for the great review, we’re so happy you enjoyed your time cruising with us and got to learn about our backyard along the way. Thanks again for choosing to cruise with us. From the Mitre Peak Cruises Team

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Hard to describe the actual experience - highlight of our NZ holiday. Loved the smaller boat experience and friendly staff - do it!!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PDC1JMBEN
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review! Our staff make a continuous effort to interact with our customers and share the best of Milford Sound We’re so glad you enjoyed your time with us and was a highlight of your holiday! From the Mitre Peak Cruises Team

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We chose Mitre Peak Cruises based on the recommendation of a local, and it turned out that the entire experience exceeded our expectation. Even though the boat operated by Mitre is smaller than other operators, it has the advantage of getting us closer to some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HoneyBeez
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for booking with Mitre Peak Cruises. I am glad you had a great experience with us. We truly take pride in having the smallest boats in Milford Sound and showing our customers every inch of our special little corner in the...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Go for a firm like this one operating smaller boats rather than the huge barges that cart the coachloads which arrive later in the morning. You'll get closer to the waterfalls, penguins, seals etc and have great serviceMore

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Hirundo17
TotallyTourism, General Manager at Mitre Peak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to review us! We certainly agree that a smaller boat and a more personal experience is definitely the way to see Milford Sound. We’re so glad you got to see the best of it! Thanks again for...More

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Tripuz
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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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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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