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Choose a Real Journeys Milford Sound Scenic Cruise and experience the fiord's majestic scenery from the comfort of our spacious modern vessels. Exceptional viewing opportunities, spacious decks and comfortable lounges. Look out for seals, dolphins...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Milford Sound Hwy | Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
+64 3-249 6000
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Perhaps I had just had my fill of spectacular waterfalls. Sailed out and saw lots of very high rocks surrounding the sound, all four waterfalls that are always falling and several others in action after the rain. Then when it got interestingly uneven on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank readysteadyteddy
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did a fantastic nature cruise on the Milford Mariner on Milford Sound. A beautiful day and a knowledgeable guide who helped us to see dolphins, seals and a penguin. Great explanations regarding the geomorphology all features on a very pleasant and clean ship.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did overnight cruises at both Milford and Doubtful and they were both spectacular in different ways. The experiences on both were absolutely incredible. From the minute we arrived, the staff were absolutely amazing, and soon knew us by name. The food was outstanding and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NomadsAdventures
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Real journey gave us the worst experience of NZ,uncooperative rude staff who are just interested in money money n money..would not recommend any of ill to travel from this company they will just do anything possible to ruin your holiday

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank abhayjain81108811
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did both tours with Real Journeys and both were epic and inspiring. Out of the 2 we preferred Doubtful Sound Doubtful Sound tour picked us up from Queenstown at the Real Journeys office and took the 2-3 drive to Manapouri where you board a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T6208SWmattd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the cruise earlier today, 1.5 hour long and it was amazing!! Spectacular views from the boat! Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kmariee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Milford is now my favourite place on earth. This nature cruise was fantastic I would highly recommend booking with this company. We booked on line and got a free lunch which was a very nice touch. The lad doing the commentary was fantastic and sat...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LynseyUK55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked the last ‘nature cruise’ of the day - on the MV Sinbad. The afternoon was overcast but it remained dry whilst we were out on the water. The commentary was interesting and pitched at an appropriate level. Being on a small boat...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Owen_thesaints
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say, doubtful sound is probably the most picturesque area of natural beauty. I have done the day trip and the overnight and it is such a great adventure. I love the quietness and the fact that there are only 2 boats operating...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lucE C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used Real Journeys for an overnight cruise of the doubtful sound in november. I could not have been more impressed with this company or this experience. If you are considering an overnight cruise in Fiordland I would highly recommend the doubtful sound and specificallywith...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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8 July 2018|
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Response from Monteforae | Reviewed this property |
Best place to get all that info is from Real Journeys themselves. They provide great customer service and will call you (international) as well to answer all your questions. The Scenic Cruise has the commentary in about... More
4 July 2018|
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Response from mrsbridgetdavey | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend the nature cruise. The overnight one is truly amazing but wholly unsuitable for young children. There was a mother and young son on our overnight cruise and he was obviously bored and his poor mama didn't... More