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Trips & Tramps

Caswell Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7081
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US$126.44*
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Full-Day Milford Sound Hiking Tour with Cruise
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US$126.44*
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Milford Sound Winter Tour with Cruise from Te Anau
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US$142.16*
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Full-Day Routeburn Track Key Summit Guided Walk from Te Anau
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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%
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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 yesterday

Thanks Neil and Michelle for a great day trip to Milford Sound. The day started with a prompt nine am pick up. We had time for a 45 minute walk and the two tour guys led us through an interesting red beech forest and with...More

Thank Derek E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the rainy weather and expected snow at the pass towards Milford Sound, we were encouraged by our hotel host and the staff at The Sandfly to take to tour as Milford Sound would still be beautiful. On the way to the Sound, Steve stopped...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish, this was a very warm fun and friendly day. Our guide Ross was very informative but at just about the moments. He didn't give you information overload and was extremely knowledgeable on whatever he did talk about. The day was very...More

Thank Deanus-Phogg
P4152MCsteven, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thanks for your review. It is pleasing to hear that you found the commentary informative but not too much information. The great thing about using local people who have lived and worked in the area a long time is that you get interesting and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Geoff was a fantastic tour guide, providing so much information and insight into the wonder of the Fiordland National Park. It was evident as he led the tour that he has a real interest in the area, which he shared with his coachful of visitors....More

Thank Trinity T
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thanks for your review. Glad you had such a good day with Geoff. You highlighted two of our points of interest - our local, experienced, fun and knowledgeable staff, and our small group tours getting into places bigger buses can't. Small and local is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for transportation to and from Milford Sound, or any area in or around Te Anau. Trips and Tramps go out of their way to plan the best possible touring outings for their patrons. Their drivers and guides are local and well...More

Thank Anthony L
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, hey thanks for your review. Really glad that you found us a great company to use. Local is always best! Cheers Kate

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was fortunate enough to head out with trips and tramps last Friday with a few others from the Tourism industry. Unfortunately due to weather we weren't able to do the hike we had originally planned, however we all felt that the alternative trip designed for...More

Thank Dani-nz-28
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thanks for your review. Geoff is great isn't he - a real kiwi bloke. We are really lucky to have such great staff. Geoff grew up in Fiordland and has worked in the NZ outdoors all his life. We know that operating in Fiordland...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

We were picked up from our hotel door step and taken to Milford Sound, stopping at numerous places along the way to take photos and see the sights. Our tour guide Ross was the most friendly and helpful guide we have ever had.More

Thank Chris R
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. It is important to us to employ good staff. We are lucky to have a huge depth of experience and knowledge in guides such as Ross who has spent the past 40+ years living and working in Fiordland. We're glad you...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Collected from accommodation and dropped off, this was the winter fjord trip so a slightly shorter day. At 9am you could see all the folks outside their motels waiting for various pick-ups! It was a snowy day so very glad not to be attempting the...More

Thank NaomiofMystery
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Glad you had such a good day! Winter really is an incredible time to go to Milford Sound - the snow and ice seems to highlight the scale of the environment! We can totally relate to feeling so tiny! Great...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

Our family of 4 booked the Milford Sound Winter tour with cruise from Te Anau. Our lovely tour guide Steve picked us up and dropped us off at our accommodation in Te Anau. It's a nice small tour on a smaller bus which we really...More

Thank Kylie F
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi, thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your trip with Steve - he has had 20+ years of living and working in the area so knows it quite well! You mentioned small group and small vehicle - and we like to think that...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We went on this tour with another family and really enjoyed it. In fact, we all agreed it was a highlight of our visit to the South Island. It was a great, informative, personalised experience where our guide (Steven) shared all sorts of interesting information...More

Thank Idol H
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hello, Thanks for your review. It sounds like you had an amazing day! You make a good point about the Milford Road being as spectacular as Milford Sound itself - and going on a guided trip means you won't miss out on all the great...More

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Rome_at_Easter
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
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
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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