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Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises

Milford Wharf | Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound 9640, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
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Spectacular Milford Sound is an amazing experience. Southern Discoveries has a wide range of cruises to suit every interest and budget. They also operate the New Milford Discovery Centre & Milford Deep underwater observatory and relaxing 1 hour Kayaking tours in serene Harrisons Cove. Let us show you our Milford Sound.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Milford Wharf | Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound 9640, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What can I say but wow. Cant really be disappointed in anything when this is your veiw!! Comentary guy was awesome and very informative while entertaining ( some can be boring) Loved going out earlier on the smaller boat and the wildlife centre was fantastic....More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my mom took the Southern Discoveries Scenic cruise in Milford and both loved it! Easy check in and quite a big boat with 3 different levels. We had the international buffet which was good and had more vegetarian options then I expected. The...More

1  Thank bexpsnz7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the Milford Sound Scenic Cruise (with buffet lunch) at the friendly booking office of Southern Discoveries in Queenstown a day prior to the tour. I held off booking prior to arriving in New Zealand given the variable weather in Fiordland. I didn't want...More

Thank Doubletee_45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long 12 hour day Boarded at water front around 7 AM Nice comfortable bus with big windows Enough leg room and seat room 2.5 hour drive to Te Anau Stopped for 30 min with clean bathrooms and nice cafe -do order a warm pie as...More

Thank cricket235
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our journey did not starts well as we 10 minutes late and the boat already went off. But the lady at the counter, Lea (if not mistaken) has been kind enough to help us and make the cruise possible by putting us in the last...More

1  Thank zai_84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No reserved tables for us. Booked this trip 5 months in advance and really looking forward to the cruise and the free international buffet as advertised. Thinking this was such a bonus. Well this soon changed. On boarding the ship we were told that because...More

2  Thank Diana H
SouthernDisc, Manager at Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Diana, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We’re sorry to read that you had a disappointing trip. Unfortunately on the day you travelled we overbooked the availability on the Buffet Lunch, this is why it was so busy and why...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do this, go to Milford Sound and take this cruse. Book in advance of course but you will be sorry if you don't do this. It was a raining day and we still had so much fun. So much beautiful scenery and wild life. The...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you visit the South Island of NZ, or specifically Queenstown, you HAVE to go to Milford Sound. It's so stunning - a real wonder of the world!

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Milford Sound tour- This is quite a long drive to experience the cruise. It was raining most of the time so we stayed in the bus more. The cruise was enjoyable and we had the chance to have a glimpse of the seals and waterfalls....More

1  Thank MommyMaricel
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The cruise & kayak with southern discoveries in Milford Sound was one of the highlights of our trip through New Zealand. The Vessel is large and safe and you get a really nice lunch on board! We got close up to some amazing waterfalls which...More

Thank aliniontour
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23 February 2017|
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Response from SouthernDisc | Property representative |
Hi Susanne, thank you for your enquiry with Southern Discoveries. We have three different boats in Milford Sound all with different capacity,our largest boat can take up to 300 peope and the capacity on our smallest boat is... More
29 March 2015|
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Response from franny59 | Reviewed this property |
Ps Isn,tt trip adviser great if you have a smart phone you must buy an app called Rankers camping nz 10 quid use off line so no roaming costs it acts as a sat nav!!! Following your phone or I pad excellent. Really!! One... More