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Real Journeys

Milford Sound Hwy | Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
+64 3-249 6000
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Choose a Real Journeys Milford Sound Scenic Cruise and experience the fiord's majestic scenery from the comfort of our spacious modern vessels. Exceptional viewing opportunities, spacious decks and comfortable lounges. Look out for seals, dolphins and penguins en route, cruise close to waterfalls and enjoy the magnificent vistas. Informative commentaries in several languages. Delicious lunches available. Departs Milford Sound (all year). Coach connections also available from Te Anau and Queenstown. Fly back option to Queenstown available (extra cost).
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  • Average4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Milford Sound Hwy | Milford Sound Visitor Terminal, Milford Sound 9846, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an incredible time, the cruise to doubtful sound was a treat we didn't realize was going to be so beautiful. All the crew were so helpful and informative. Highly recommend

Thank Tara T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the boat to the Milfound sound. You could sit inside or on top. The boat took you close to falls in the sound and alathough we got wet it was worth the experience. Expereincing how people would go through the fjords there was...More

Thank Bracha K
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Real Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora Bracha, thanks for the review. We are delighted to see you enjoyed your trip, even in the rain. We like to think it's the best time to visit as you see hundreds of waterfalls up close and personal! We hope you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked the fact that the boat had lots of space and not many people (the 10.30 tour). There were many little extras that we appreciated, eg. tea, coffee and soup and the lunch was better than expected. Milford sound, as you would expect, was...More

Thank SunSeaAndRain
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Real Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to post your feedback. We are happy to see how much you enjoyed your visit to Milford Sound and your cruise with us. We pride ourselves on our great customer service from all departments and will be sure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The overnight stay on Milford Mariner was a highlight of our six week NZ trip. We were lucky with the weather in February being blazing hot so much so that perhaps the waterfalls were not seen at their very best but a small price to...More

2  Thank AlJSurrey
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Real Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora and thanks for the five star review. We are delighted to read how highly you rated your experience with us in Milford Sound. The overnight cruise is a truly stunning way to experience the fiord and as you mention, having it your yourselves...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked an overnight on the Milford Wanderer and thoroughly enjoyed it. The boat leaves dock late afternoon and returns mid-morning. This means, that for the most part, there is no one else out on the Sound while you are there. The quiet enjoyment of...More

1  Thank David J
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Real Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi David, thanks for taking the time to post this review. We are delighted to read how much you enjoyed your visit to Milford Sound recently, it really is quire amazing as you say. So pleased to read that you were impressed with all aspects...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I took the scenic tour. We were blessed with great weather - beautiful sunshine on an afternoon in winter. The scenery was breathtaking.We even saw some dolphins & seals. Our tour guide was very informative and knew her stuff, she knew just...More

Thank Natalie K
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Real Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora Natalie. Thanks for taking the time to post this fantastic, five star review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed yourself on this trip. We are pleased to read how highly you rated the commentary from your guide - we pride...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and I travelled to Milford Sound with Brian - a brilliant and entertaining guide. We were very lucky with the weather - beautiful sunshine on a winters day. The scenery, both on the coach tour and the boat, was breathtaking. A definite must...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Unless the only fish you've seen are the ones in your dinner plate, you can bypass the ‘Real Journeys Night Cruise & Aquarium’ in Milford Sound, New Zealand. Take any 2-hour or so day cruise instead, preferably in the afternoon. You will have the opportunity...More

Thank Theo V
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Email correspondence was prompt. Expect to be treated as a faceless guest with no sympathies or personal touch to the point of being rude. Bear in mind there are no toilets pn the long bus ride to milford, and also none at their hq. Strongly...More

Thank Mceroni
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Real Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Kia Ora Mceroni. Thanks for taking the time to post this review. We are disappointed to read that that the comments and behaviour from our driver failed to live up to our usual high standards. I can assure you that this is the exception rather...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

my Girlfriend booked this bus and cruise of one review relating to the bus driver being the highlight ...... that review was not wrong. Adrian was our coach driver on the 3/6/17 and all i can say is that who ever found that man has...More

Thank andrewcaithness91
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Soon Yiu O
21 June 2017|
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Response from Angela M | Reviewed this property |
I would not go late in the day (we did an over night cruise in April- and it was dark quite early)- or in winter- we had limited visibility and rain- although the water falls were fabulous! If I had my time again- i would... More
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dora30002015
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Response from dani1981madrid | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answer. We booked with Real Journeys in their website.
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Judymarie2014
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Response from D M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Judy, My wife and I did the Marina overnight but did look at the Wanderer option. Other than price, the main difference was the Marina was a bigger boat with ensuites for each room. We kayaked in the afternoon which I... More
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