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Milford Sound Hwy | Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
+64 3-249 6000
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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 and penguins en route, cruise close to waterfalls and enjoy the magnificent vistas. Informative commentaries in several languages. Delicious lunches available. Departs Milford Sound (all year). Coach connections also available from Te Anau and Queenstown. Fly back option to Queenstown available (extra cost).
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“milford mariner” (149 reviews)
“overnight cruise” (253 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Milford Sound Hwy | Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
+64 3-249 6000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are going to Milford Sound,Please stay overnight . We used Real Journeys and stayed on the Mariner.I was glad to be on their larger boat(it's still pretty small) when it started raining and got rough during the night. It's a long bus ride...More

Thank hellp842
Reviewed 1 week ago

Milford Sound is truly one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Real Journeys Overnight tour of the sound from beginning to end was simply one of our best and most memorable travel experiences. I cannot recommend it enough. I also recommend the overnight...More

Thank CrewCommander
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Real Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora CrewCommander and thanks for the amazing review. We are absolutely delighted to read how the Overnight Cruise in Milford Sound was one of your most memorable travel expereriences - we would certainly have to agree! We are also firm believers that seeing Milford...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cruise was ideal for teenagers who get bored quickly. The skipper was very informative and seemed passionate about the environment. He even managed to spot 3 tiny penguins hiding in the rocks and stopped for us to take photos. Boat was clean with lots...More

Thank Letitia U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome service and great friendly staff You guys doing well and adding so much value to Milford Sound 👍👏

Thank KeshwalPrakash
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Real Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the awesome feedback!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The impression of the 3-layer dark blue big boat (Nature Cruise/NZD79/pax) is very comfortable. The 2 hrs journey of Milford Sound, the nature guide narrated the attractions very professional. There is a mini canteen in the boat, sells picnic lunch (including sandwiches, mineral water bottle,...More

Thank tingjin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the coach tour and day cruise from Te Anau to Milford Sound and would highly recommend the experience. Coach picked us up from our accommodation and we enjoyed a friendly and informative trip to Milford. The coach was very comfortable and well laid...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Milford Sound by helicopter and joined this cruise. The cruise was really great with informative commentary throughout. It was quite a cold day so we had the open top deck to ourselves for most of the cruise. The cruise was included as...More

1  Thank SB9308
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The boat was large, comfortable and spotlessly clean. The crew were all kind, friendly and professional. A picnic lunch box was provided with our 2.5 hour nature cruise at 10:30 AM and it was good. Free coffee and hot tea are available. There are toilets...More

1  Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the first ferry from Real Journeys at Milford Sound. The differences between scenic cruise and nature cruise is the type of ferry used. For scenic cruise, it will be the modern-looking ferry that tours around the Sound. On the other hand, nature cruise...More

4  Thank Wai Kit F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the overnight cruise for a family of four. It is not cheap but well worth it especially given the drive in. The staff are amazing & give just the right amount of attention. They are also full of information about Milford Sound. Dinner...More

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2 September 2017|
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Rain provides the beautiful waterfalls. Consider Doubtful Sound if you have the time.
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22 June 2017|
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
I would not go late in the day (we did an over night cruise in April- and it was dark quite early)- or in winter- we had limited visibility and rain- although the water falls were fabulous! If I had my time again- i would... More
1 January 2017|
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Response from dani1981madrid | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answer. We booked with Real Journeys in their website.