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Rosco's Milford Kayaks

Deep water basin, Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
+64 800 476 726
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Fantastic day - even better in the rain!

We visited Milford in late April and did the Sunrise classic. We were a bit worried about the rain... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Sydney, Australia
Incredible experience!

This kayaking tour totally exceeded our expectations! We spent an amazing day out on the water... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
mietta f
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Want to kayak Milford Sound? Roscos Milford Kayaks is the longest owner operated sea kayaking business in New Zealand and great value too! First time paddler or pro, we’ve got a Milford Sound kayaking experience to suit just about anyone! Try 'Rosco's Original' Milford Sound Kayak Trip - Sunriser Classic - paddling the loop of Milford Sound, right through to, the 'Kayak Kombo', Rosco’s ultimate experience where you kayak and you get a Milford Track walk adventure included. The choice is yours and your trip will most certainly be one you will remember!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Deep water basin, Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
+64 800 476 726

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We visited Milford in late April and did the Sunrise classic. We were a bit worried about the rain, but it turned out to make the experience so much better! By the end of the trip there were hundred of waterfalls all around us, and...More

Thank claudia871
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This kayaking tour totally exceeded our expectations! We spent an amazing day out on the water, with unreal views surrounding us of mountains and amazing waterfalls. The biggest highlight of our tour was a school of dolphins playing and showing off right next to our...More

Thank mietta f
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I booked the "day safari" with Rosco's, and what a fantastic day it was. Andrew picked us up at our accomodation in Te Anau, bang on time, and we set of on the 2 hour drive to Milford Sound. Andrew gave us...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I kayak a fair amount and I am always a little leery of commercial sea kayaking excursions that seem to spend 2 hours on land and an hour paddling slowly around a calm bay. Rosco's Milford Kayak tours completely blew that stereotype out of the...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

we were not shoure at the beginning if we realy should spend 155 dollar p.p. for a kayaktour, but now i'm so happy that we did it. it's amazing and our guide (sorry i forgot the name, he was from wanaka) was so nice and...More

Thank sabine_andreas
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We did the sunriser classic at the end of March and it was even better than I expected (and I had high hopes from all these reviews). I'm so glad we did this instead of a cruise! Our traveling group of six including our parents...More

Thank CJinthemtns
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We did the Stirling Sunriser trip - 5 hours total and involves them power boating you out past Stirling Falls and letting you paddle back to the marina. This involves several hours of paddling, so a good level of fitness is recommended. Our guides, Ben...More

Thank haylaura
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved kayaking with Rosco's at Milford Sounds. Definitely the best way to see Milford! Guides were all really friendly and we had such a great time. The scenery was breathtaking and seeing a penguin out of season was such a highlight! Would totally recommend,...More

Thank Holly2712
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We had an excellent time on the Easy Rider kayak session - our guide Mandela was the best! She shared so much knowledge about our surroundings, and was so passionate, considerate and accommodating.

Thank Nic H
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We signed up for a half day kayak with Rosco's. The kayaking was great (two person sea kayak which was really stable), and our guide Montana was incredibly knowledgeable about the history, wildlife and vegetation of Milford, and also knew a lot about the Maori...More

Thank Katherine M
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Hi we a two people looking to do the cruise and kayak combo. What adventure option is this on your website
11 March 2017|
Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
Sea Kayak with Rosco's was great - terrific guides and you can ride together as the sea kayaks are 2 seaters. We did an early morning sea kayak and then did a cruise the following day - which was great - gave us some time... More
Michelle P
We are a family of 6, kids age 10, 11, 15 and 16. We are thinking of doing this in Winter this year. Will it be too cold? Would kids be able to do it? They are sporty kids with a just little kayak experience... Trying to pack adventure into our holiday to appeal to the teenagers...
5 March 2017|
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Response from RoscoTeAnau | Property representative |
Hi, unfortunately we are unable to take anyone out under the age of 14yo
Na S
There's any signal go internet connection there? Can I still use my phone to call? Thanks
31 January 2017|
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Response from RoscoTeAnau | Property representative |
Greetings Thank you for your question, you will lose cellphone reception about 20 minutes drive out from Te Anau, there will be no cell phone reception along the Milford road or once you are in Milford. Kind... More