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Bus Tours in Milford Sound

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  • Webbse
    Masterton, New Zealand75 contributions
    This is a must if you’re visiting Queenstown. The bus trip was great with good commentary from Cam our driver. The boat trip down the Sounds was breathtaking and something you must have on your bucket list. Highly recommend this tour group to give you a day to remember.
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • Russ McElhaney
    3 contributions
    I especially liked the fact that we were booked on the smaller cruise ship (the cruise is part of the package, but the tour operators do not own the ship) . Also, on the van trip to Milford Sound, there were plenty of bathroom breaks and the bathrooms were clean. Our tour guide was local and very knowledgeable. We were also lucky that the weather allowed us to fly back (be forewarned that there is some risk of flights being cancelled due to weather and in that case you take the van back. )
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • Colleen A
    2 contributions
    The trip was truly amazing. Our tour guide Jonathan went out of his way to ensure we saw amazing sights along the way. The drive was comfortable. The group size perfect. We had a great picnic lunch. Not sure if Cheeky Kiwi had ordered in the sunshine but the day could not have been more perfect. The beauty of Milford Sound is something that I don’t have enough words to describe. Definitely would recommend Cheeky Kiwi. It was a wonderful tour.
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • Melanie G
    Sydney, Australia2 contributions
    Great boutique style experience. The way to see Fiordland National Park with the lovely Tania as our guide. So knowledgeable, caring and easy going. Beautiful weather got great photos to make our friends at home jealous.
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • Lindasean
    Burlington, Vermont4 contributions
    We had a fantastic day exploring milford sound by foot and by boat thanks to the care put into it by Trips and Tramps. Our guide “PC” was very personable and incredibly knowledgeable about flora, fauna, Māori legends, tracks, history, and geography of the area. It made our trip so much more than a hike and cruise. If you get him as a guide, keep asking questions. He is a veritable font of information, all delivered with great stories.
    To top it off, I left my cap in their van after a long day and they kindly delivered it to our hotel door…Thank you!
    Written 25 February 2024
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  • DearV
    Macau, China2 contributions
    We loved the whole journey from Queenstown to Milford Sound. The Coach arrived on time, clean and comfortable. Our driver Brandon provided excellent service throughout the entire trip. The music on the bus was great and Brandon delivered stories in a entertaining way. We stopped at several scenic spots, giving us plenty of time to take photos and rest. Although the journey was long, we had a good time on the bus.
    Written 24 February 2024
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  • Joel G
    2 contributions
    This tour is 110% absolutely recommended. It is one of the top three things we did on our 2 week southern New Zealand excursion. The views driving in/out were amazing, but the serenity of the fjords in person is something that must be experienced. Hopefully you're lucky enough to catch a little rain and see a pop-up waterfall which the boat captains are nice enough to dip the nose into if their not too massive. Disclosure: This trip was March 2016, but I've been planning a trip back ever since.
    Written 26 February 2024
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  • cathy f
    3 contributions
    We had Shane as our guide and he was AMAZING!! Funny, very knowledgeable and extremely courteous.
    He made the experience for us!
    Beautiful views, waterfalls and we learned so much about the area and the Maori culture.
    Written 6 February 2024
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  • Sarah E
    10 contributions
    What a beautiful day we had in Milford Sound. Kevin our driver was very prompt, courteous an provided great info along the way. Only 8 in our comfortable van. The picnic lunch provide was tasty and plentiful. I would recommend this tour.
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • Adventure06241512381
    1 contribution
    Our trip was amazing. We were fortunate o have beautiful weather - blue skies and warm temperatures. Views were outstanding, the bout trip and underwater observatory were fascinating. All was made even better by our charming driver, Stan. He provided excellent information, safe driving and humorous commentary. This is a trip not to be missed.
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • patricia m
    Ottawa, Canada2 contributions
    The whole trip was thoughtfully managed and executed. A very knowledgeable driver added to the whole experience.
    Our driver regaled us with stories and information during the drive and kept us entertained!
    Written 12 February 2024
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  • Glenn L
    Montreal53 contributions
    I spoke with Nigel the afternoon before the tour, just to confirm. Nigel picked us up shortly after 8:30 and proceeded to provide an excellent guided tour, with commentary and a break for tea and muffins. Nigel also provided us with an upgraded Milford Sound tour by getting us on a 12:30 tour with only 18 passengers on board an otherwise overnight boat.
    Written 8 February 2024
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  • 859henry
    Oxford, UK4 contributions
    Great tour to Milford Sound today with Sanjesh (sorry, I may have his name wrong), although I remember FBI! Good sense of humor and made us feel welcome, thoroughly enjoyable.

    We were a bit hesitant to go because the forecast was for rain, but this made the sound very atmospheric and the waterfalls were gushing. Fantastic.
    Written 14 February 2024
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  • Brooklyn
    Burnaby, Canada22 contributions
    Phenomenal! Don't miss this experience.

    Our guide's name was Neville (hope I spelled that right), and he was wonderful. Funny and informative, with just the right balance between giving us lots of informative commentary and letting us enjoy the views while listening to movie soundtracks.

    I loved driving through the beech forests, and the views from the boat were stunning. I definitely recommend taking the scenic flight back if weather permits. We were able to see the stunning west coast from land, sea, and air all in one day!
    Written 26 February 2024
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  • Bronte Adams-Barlow
    Invercargill, New Zealand1 contribution
    The bus trip from Te Anau was great, a nice easy ride and good stops on the way. The driver was awesome and knowledgeable. The cruise on the ‘Pride of Milford’ boat was so stunning. The food was great and the views of Milford Sounds are amazing. Photos do not do it justice! We got to see penguins and seals. Southern Discoveries made our trip so great, and were so accommodating especially when we had to initially reschedule due to being unwell. This was our honeymoon and we really enjoyed ourselves, a memorable trip for sure.
    Written 2 December 2023
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