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Trips & Tramps

Caswell Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7081
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Milford Sound Winter Tour with Cruise from Te Anau
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US$95.38*
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Half-Day Milford Track Guided Hiking Tour
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Full-Day Milford Sound Hiking Tour with Cruise
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Operating from Lake Te Anau, Trips & Tramps offers small group Milford Sound cruise and walking tours, guided day hikes on the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler Great Walks plus track transport. Our guides are friendly and down-to-earth, you'll love their fascinating commentary and entertaining kiwi stories.
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“short walks” (27 reviews)
“key summit” (53 reviews)
“small group” (42 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Caswell Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 7081
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doing this trip in the NZ winter was always going to be a risk but one which more than paid off. Our guide, Jeff, is passionate about NZ, conservation and Fjordland. Six people plus Jeff spent the morning driving up the Milford road, often in...More

Thank Velox
Steve N, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. You perfectly captured the wonder of a winter Milford tour with us! Less people, crisp clear days, awesome guides (although we have those year around too ;0), local knowledge meaning we can keep you safe on the winter roads. Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would not recommend the "Coach Cruise and Walk" trip to Milford Sound. They advertise it as a "small and personal trip", however I found it to be crowded and hectic. Prior to leaving Te Anau, we spent a long time picking people up all...More

Thank QuestChicago
Steve N, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your honest review. I'm sorry you had an unenjoyable day, it sounds like you came at a very busy time of the year and that your disappointment was due to the busy-ness of the area - which unfortunately is something we...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

This trip was a walk to the Key Summit, Routeburn track and was a guided walk. It started with a pick-up at the hotel at 08:00 and we were dropped off back at the hotel at 17:45. Whilst the guide was very good and we...More

Thank R B
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to provide a review on your trip. I am sorry that you feel like taking a guided trip was not worthwhile. It is unusual for this trip to get back so late, we usually get back about 4.30-5pm, I...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

My friend and I did the day trip with Anja as our guide and she was wonderful. She has so much knowledge and really was excellent. We were picked up from our hostel in Te Anau and were joined by another family. It was nice...More

Thank Bridget C
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your feedback. You summed up the trip perfectly. We aim to give excellent customer service by doing the little things well. Going in a small group certainly gives you the opportunity to spend more time with your guide and also to...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Our daughter, plus wife and me, set off with a small group by mini-bus. Prompt pickup from our door and Andrew, our guide, was a mine of information and wit en route to Milford Sound and our boat trip up and down the Fjord. The...More

Thank 295Colin
Steve N, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your review - I will be sure to pass it on to Andrew also. Glad you had such a good day. Thank you for outlining the virtues of the boat trip also - we use this cruise because we truly believe...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

My husband and I went on a day long tramp on the Routeburn track on March 4th with Anja as our guide. With just one other couple joining us, it was a perfectly sized group. The drive to the trail head took about an hour...More

Thank cdmann2017
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your Routeburn Track guided walk. It is a special walk taking you up above bushline to Key Summit. It sounds like you were magnificently looked after by Anja and gained a lot out of taking a...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We did a private tour to Milford and tour guide was Geoff. He picked us from our accommodation and we spent a fabulous day in Milford. He was very knowledgeable, cheerful, funny and he really made this trip very special. Taking a private tour is...More

Thank Sara F
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your tour. Taking a private tour means we can totally cater to your timetable and interests - and why not, you're on holiday! Geoff is certainly a character - we're lucky to have such great guides...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Our hotel reserved our seats for Milford Sound with Trips and Tramps and we are grateful they recommended this group. We were promptly picked up at our hotel by our guide Anya and I have to say her knowledge of the region and her delivery...More

Thank Sandra F
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your day out with Anja as your guide. We make a point of employing guides with excellent local knowledge, and most importantly experience in the area - it really helps bring the trip to life...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

We have just completed walking the Routeburn and Kepler tracks with a family group and used Trips and Tramps to shuttle us to and from our destinations. Very comfortable vehicles and friendly and informative staff. Nothing was a problem and very easy to deal with....More

Thank Angela Chris D
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for reviewing our track transport. As we don't provide a scheduled service for the Tracks (except the Hollyford) we are able to cater to whatever your timetable might be, which takes the hassle out of logistics! Glad it was seamless for you....More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

this trip is fantastic, Anja was our guide and she was very welcoming and had heaps of information about the area! they have thought of everything on the tour, pick you up at your doorstep, toilet stops, lunch. cruise was amazing, saw seals and dolphins...More

Thank Brett A
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for your review. We're glad you had such a great day - even if it was overcast. We agree that Milford can be quite moody and a grey day (even with rain) can really highlight that - adding to the mystery! Thank you...More

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Rome_at_Easter
Hi there We are from UK going to NZ Feb / March 2017. Your trips and tramps experience looked great. We might not know exactly when we will be in Fiordland until we get there ! so do you think we would be able to book when we are there? Any other tips / recommendations? Thank you so much!
28 September 2016|
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Response from Katiepai | Property representative |
Yes you can book closer to the time, but do try to give us at least 48 hours notice as we can book out. If you have a bit of flexibility with your days though it shouldn't be a problem. Other recommendations in our area... More
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swanlyn
Hi, I saw your post re Milford Sound. Thank you for the great tips. Can you please give me contact information of Trip and tramps. we are going to Te Anau in December.Thank you so much. Lyn
25 September 2016|
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Response from Katiepai | Property representative |
You can phone us on free phone 0800 305807 within NZ or 64 3 2497081. Alternatively you can use our website. We don't have a physical office in town but the visitor centre Explore Fiordland (opposite the supermarket Fresh... More
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Perrod P
we would like visit the Milford fjord, waterfall and lakes
14 January 2015|
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Response from Katiepai | Property representative |
If you visit our website tripsand tramps.comcom you'll see details of our small group Milford Sound tours. If you have any further questions please ask, or you can book online. Regards Steve
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