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Address: Caswell Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 7081
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07:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 20:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Operating from Lake Te Anau, Trips & Tramps offers small group Milford...

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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US$121.13*
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Full-Day Milford Sound Hiking Tour with Cruise
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US$121.84*
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Milford Sound Winter Tour with Cruise from Te Anau
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US$136.18*
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Full-Day Routeburn Track Key Summit Guided Walk from Te Anau

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fantastic trip to milford with Anja

Picked up from the hotel and spent a fabulous day in a small group with our guide Anja who talked all the way with so much passion about what we could see and details about... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
kate g
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Picked up from the hotel and spent a fabulous day in a small group with our guide Anja who talked all the way with so much passion about what we could see and details about wildlife and problems with introduced animal pests. rain in the morning meant good waterfalls but the sun came out too which was lovely. Lunch provided... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. We are glad that you feel you got value for money on our tour. We know what it is like to travel and it often feels like you take a gamble when you book tours (especially when there are so many options!). Departing from Te Anau early guarantees missing those Queenstown crowds (you have... More 

Coolum Beach, Australia
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176 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We were picked up promptly at 7:45 for our Full day Milford Sound tour and just a couple of stops to pick up others. This is a small group tour company and you won't be disappointed. We had Jeff as our driver and tour guide and growing up in Te Anau as a kid his knowledge is endless. You can... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review, what wonderful feedback! Glad you enjoyed Geoff, he is lots of fun, and like you say a lifetime of experience in the area to back up what he says! We think you'd be mad to book with anyone else as well ;0 So thank you for your recommendation. Safe travels. Kate More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We could not have asked for more! Neil was an outstanding tour guide who gave us so many insights into the park and all its special features! He was so knowledgeable and low key about it, we would have loved to spend several days visiting the surroundings with him. The small group tour was well organized too and included lunch... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. You've picked out the points of difference so well! We are proud to have excellent guides - we love that our guides have gained their knowledge through personal interest, working in the Park and in getting out and about in their spare time, not out of books! Well done on getting some good weather... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I undertook 3 treks with trips and tramps, and each one was breathtaking, fabulously organised and fun! The guides were not only super friendly but knowledgeable and good fun. They made me regret only spending 3 days in the fiordlands!! I am going back to spend a lot longer trekking. Thank u to all for my amazing experience and making... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you found everything well organised - and most importantly - fun! We really look forward to seeing you again sometime. All the best with the rest of your holiday (if it is still going!) Kind Regards Kate More 

Horley
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We used this company when joining a small groups excursion to Milford Sound + guided walks. Stephen was our guide who arrived promptly collecting us in a very tidy and new small coach. The journey from Te Anau took about two hours but thanks to Stephen the time flew passed as he gave a very informative talk on the scenery... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for taking the time to post a review. We are really glad to hear people use words like "excellent" in relation to us as we strive to provide an excellent service with the best guides Fiordland has to offer, small group tours (definitely the best way to see Milford Sound), and catering for all levels. The helicopter trip... More 

New Jersey
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Today I did the Milford sound cruise. Anja was amazing an host who picked me up right on time. she explained everything really well on the drive down and back from Te Anau. the cruise itself to Milford sound was superb. it had rained a lot so all kinds of waterfalls were cascading down the mountains. on the way back... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your feedback. Isn't Milford incredible in the rain?! Lucky because this summer we sure have had a lot of it. We're glad you didn't let the rain put you off. Hopefully see you again sometime. Kate More 

Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Definitely the way to see Milford Sound. A small group. A wonderful guide. Neil was our guide. Knowledgeable, friendly and a lovely sense of humour. Besides the wonder of Milford Sound we were introduced to the wonders of the National Park. A great company and can't recommend it highly enough. It certainly beats sitting in a large coach. We loved... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review! It sounds like you had an awesome day with Neil - he certainly is a character! Small group is definitely the way to go to get the most out of your day in Milford. Hopefully we will see you (and your friends and family!) again sometime. Kate More 

Hertford, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Started the day by being picked up from our accommodation punctually. Anja - who was great throughout the day - provided an informative commentary on the 1.45 trip to MS. Good under any circumstance but even better for those who do not find travelling on a windy road great. Great boat and by chance we were visiting at a time... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. You are right about windy roads! We recommend people take the less stressful option of going on a tour into Milford Sound - let us deal with the road! It can be deceptive as although it is only 120km it is steep, narrow and windy - and at this time of the year the traffic... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

such an amazing experience!!!! TOTALLY WORTH IT and HIGHLY recommended! A ton of people come from queenstown to go to milford sound and do hiking in te anau but I( along with my hubby) stayed 2 nights in Te Anau and would recommend my friends/family this way if possible. We took the Milford sound cruise and coach- they picked us... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. Glad you had such a good time with Geoff! I will pass your feedback on to him. You make an excellent point about the advantages of staying in Te Anau and visiting Milford Sound from here - it cuts about 5 hours off the time you spend sitting in a bus! Thanks. Kate More 

San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We never review stuff but had to extend a 5 star to this group. After a lot of research we picked this tour, we switched hotels last minute so we drove by the office when we got to te Anau to correct pick up and the office staff was super nice and accommodating. We then had a great Milford sound... More 

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Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review! As one of the owners of this business it really makes us proud to receive reviews like yours. You picked up on all our points of difference - great staff, small but modern and comfortable vans, smaller boat and walking up to Key Summit. We do appreciate you taking the time to post your feedback... More 

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