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With more than 40 years of working and living in the Fiordland area, operating smaller boats means that we can get you up close and personal and offer a more personal experience. Cruise Milford can guarantee you a truly memorable and informative...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked Cruise Milford for the famous cruise of Milford sound what an amazing experience from the moment we boarded the boat to the return on land. the views are absolutely breathtaking and you just can’t get enough of taking pictures. the staff were friendly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fio2908
Reviewed 2 days ago

This tour was incredible!! Both the cruise and the trip from Queenstown to Milford Sound were amazing. My driver, Ewan Tosh, was a great guide, he did plenty of stops for pictures and he made the trip even more interesting. I highly recommend this tour,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hugohp5
CruiseM5, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi and thank you for joining us for your trip to Milford. It is nice to hear you enjoyed your time with us and that Ewen looked after you so well.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would highly recommend booking with this company. The driver we had has been doing the job for 40 years and was so cheerful, knowledgeable and friendly. He took the time to get to know each of his passengers and allowed us to stop at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tracie M
CruiseM5, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our day tour and I am very pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Thanks again.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am so glad we went with this company. It was everything it said it would be. The smaller boat and smaller number of people on the boat is great! We were definitely able to get up close and personal with the seals and waterfalls....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah P
CruiseM5, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review and for your great feed back.

Reviewed 4 days ago

A great tour of the Sound with magnificent views in all directions. Mountains, waterfalls and the blue sky helps a lot too. Many great photos.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 261peteri
CruiseM5, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for joining us at Milford Sound and I'm pleased you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A majestic setting, in both full sun and pouring rain. When it rains the multiple waterfalls cascade down the sheer cliff sides, creating a truly unique vista. The boats are warm, fully enclosed, and offer all the amenities. Dress warm, grab a raincoat (rains 200+...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank peterbJ2738MM
CruiseM5, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I couldnt agree more with you title. I think Milford is best in the rain but I do see the attraction of a sunny day also. Thank you for your review and good advice.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Milford Sound was top of our list of visits while we were in New Zealand and we weren't disappointed. the drive through the pass and under the tunnel was exciting and of course that was before we even arrived. To add to the drama the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve W
CruiseM5, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and pleased you enjoyed your time at Milford sound.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was so much fun! The boat was not crowded. There were lots of places to sit and you were able to move around to different areas and not have to fight over a seat. The Captain was super friendly and made sure to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CruiseM5, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing to travel with us, I am very pleased you enjoyed you cruise with us and that the team looked after you so well. Thanks again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a wonderful cruise today with Cruise Milford. The crew were very knowledgeable and in addition gave us plenty of opportunities to take close up photos of the cliffs and waterfalls. The boat was big enough to be comfortable and small enough to be...More

Thank cailinruadh
CruiseM5, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing to cruise with us. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at Milford and we hope to see you again some day.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We cruised the Sounds on the Radiance of the Seas and the views on both Doubtful and Milford Sounds are superb where Captain Cook visited in the 1700's - fantastic

Date of experience: October 2018
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CruiseM5, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi I don't think you were with us but I'm please you enjoyed your time in our little corner of the world.

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archanan2016
26 November 2018|
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Response from CruiseM5 | Property representative |
Hi The boat is licensed to carry 150 passengers however we only carry half this number to ensure an un-crowded trip for our guests
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Tripuz
15 October 2018|
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Response from CruiseM5 | Property representative |
Hi Yes we pick up from in front of the Hotel and yes the Bus has a toilet on-board.
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jaclynfam
24 April 2018|
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Response from G0ld00 | Property representative |
Hi Yes we have a dedicated Te Anau to Milford return tour with Fiordland tours unfortunately we are not operating in June as we are doing another upgrade on the boat and we will be away from Milford for that Month.
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