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Southern Discoveries - Go Milford

#3 of 32 Tours in Te Anau
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Address: 80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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Southern Discoveries very own personal small group tour. Travel in luxury...

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 panoramic views (some coaches have a glass roof for optimal viewing). In Milford Sound you will join our 3 hour Discover More Cruise.

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US$74.77*
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
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US$63.99*
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Milford Sound Nature Cruise
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US$44.57*
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise including Optional Lunch

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Great daytrip!

We took this trip with bus from Te Anau with Reese our driver to Milford We felt welcome by all the nice staff on the cruise boats and discoverycenters Everything's was amazing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lufta2015
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Anaset, Sweden
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Anaset, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this trip with bus from Te Anau with Reese our driver to Milford We felt welcome by all the nice staff on the cruise boats and discoverycenters Everything's was amazing even the whether A great memory, and a special thanks to Reese

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Sacramento, California
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did this after a Doubtful Sound overnighter and wish I had reversed it. I think my expectations were too high for Milford after that. It was so much more crowded! The scenery was awesome and the guides on the boat were really informative, I did a 10:30 cruise so it was still pretty quiet out there and there wasn't... More 

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california
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take the bus to our Milford Sound cruise, and were so glad we did. Our driver, Reese, was welcoming and friendly, and really seemed to enjoy showing us the beautiful countryside. He was also a great driver which made the ride smooth and relaxing. The cruise was gorgeous and we loved the discovery center.

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take a break from driving and let someone else take the strain. Reece was brilliant from the first moment, he turned a bunch of strangers into a fun loving crowd with his rib tickling repartee. Informative, interesting, outstanding scenery, jaw dropping sights - it was great from minute one. We saw dolphins,seals, we kissed a waterfall and... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We took the 11am Cruise, this came with a picnic lunch- sandwich, fruit, cookie, chocolate and drink. There is free tea, coffee and water. The tour guide was brilliant, he was brutal to us Aussies (haha). We got to go into the falls, drink some of the water and we learnt some really cool facts about the Sounds. We even... More 

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Burnie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We went on the early morning cruise, it was a great trip! The staff were friendly, drinks and items for sale were good price and the picnic lunch was great value! They were great at sharing their knowledge! And for the views! I highly recommend it! Its a must do!

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We took the 9:00AM Scenic Cruise and it was a great experience. We booked directly with Southern Discoveries and the price was competitive. The boat was mostly empty, which was really cool - lots of possibilities to take photos. There was a free breakfast included, which is a nice add-on. We definitely did not envy those on other cruises where... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We went on the 10.30am nature cruise, it was amazing from start to finish, the waterfalls were stunning as was the rest of the scenery. You have to experience going under the waterfall which adds to the fun of the day, jackets are provided. A packed lunch was also provided which was included a sandwich, fruit, biscuits, chips and chocolate.... More 

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Timaru; New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The trip was just fabulous! So glad we decided to go in the bus instead of drive ourselves, then the driver can enjoy the scenery too. Was worried that we might miss out on stopping at places but we probably made more stops than we would have by ourselves and the commentary from the driver was excellent and very interesting.... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We booked the afternoon tour including round trip from Te Anau to give my husband a break from driving. Well worth the $99 special they had on. The bus driver talks you through the picturesque route and stops at all the best photo ops and for a potty break half way. Everything was perfectly timed and once we got to... More 

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