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Southern Discoveries - Go Milford

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Southern Discoveries very own personal small group tour. Travel in luxury with our local drivers providing fantastic commentary in the heart of Fiordland. Enjoy the comfort of our modern coaches with leather seats, temperature controlled comfort and...more
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80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Reese was a great bus driver an guide on our trip from te anau to milford. Great staff, very friendly, great experience. Would recommend them!

Thank LisiB52
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Awesome experience to cruise with a ship through the sounds; unfortunately, there were far too many people on the ship (Southern Discoveries) so there was not enough space at the railing for everyone to have a good view; in addition the places inside with tables...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We did the trip with Carina as our driver and she was just fantastic! Very interesting and educational commentary the whole trip up to Milford Sounds - she’s definitely a very knowledgeable person and will happily look things up if she doesn’t know. Considering all...More

Thank CharlieEdelmayer
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We were picked up from hotel very knowledgeable driver doing commentary about the areas we were given packed lunch when reach at milford sound from there we catch the cruise we were lucky to have a beautiful sunny weather and amazing water falls, we went...More

Thank MohitMalwa
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We were picked up from our apartments around 8.20am by coach which then took us on a guided tour with very informative commentary, photo opportunities and a toilet stop on the way to Milford sound. A substantial packed lunch with catering for special diets was...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Driving to Milford sound is not what you want to do, so take this trip instead. The roads are really curvy, tiny and steep but the main reason is you want to be able to see all of the sights rather than pay attention to...More

Thank 549jeanec
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We were picked up outside our B and B at 8.30 by Reese who was a fabulous driver:tour guide. The weather was atrocious all day however it made for a more atmospheric day and the waterfalls were stunning. The 2.5 hour drive was very interesting...More

1  Thank primpops
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Firstly thanks to our driver Ian who gave a great commentary. The coach is a brilliant idea instead of self driving. The lunch and cruise were well organised for the large number of people. And even on a rainy morning the Sound is special with...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure how Southern Discoveries compares to the many other Milford tour providers but we were happy with the experience they provided. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Not sure I’d bother kayaking if I was doing it again - you don’t really see...More

Thank teenlancett
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I took the Southern Discoveries cruise at Milford Sound. They were very punctual, and one of the more reasonable prices. The skipper of the boat was very informative about Milford, and for a tourist attraction, it was not annoying.

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