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Bus Driver Made The Day

Started off we were in wrong place and our bus Driver Paulie was great he made effort to pick us up... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sussan_au
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Melbourne, Australia
Awesome Experience

I joined the trip at Te Anau for the journey to Milford and returned to Queenstown. Although I did... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
notenoughtravel18
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Explore Milford Sound with a return day tour from either Queenstown or Te Anau with awesomeNZ. Travelling in a modern glass-roof coach for optimal viewing, your local and experienced guide will explain the history of this world famous region. Then...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Started off we were in wrong place and our bus Driver Paulie was great he made effort to pick us up to get our journey on its way. Right from the start Paulie kept us all entertained and informed with everything that was going to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I joined the trip at Te Anau for the journey to Milford and returned to Queenstown. Although I did not do the boat trip as I had just returned from the southern fiords I just wanted to review the trip with Paulie. From my perspective...More

Thank notenoughtravel18
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora notenoughtravel18, It's fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your tour with Paulie. He does such a great job and we're proud of the service he provides - thank you for your feedback for him! All the best for your future travels, Amanda...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be punctual! Paulie, who was FANTASTIC, leaves exactly at 7.05am from the bus stop just near the Four Square shop. It was a pretty wet day for us, but Paulie's commentary was cheerful, detailed and well-informed as well as highly entertaining. The Milford cruise was...More

Thank arby3777
AwesomeNZTours, marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora arby3777, It's fantastic to hear you enjoyed Paulie's commentary, as well as the mountain scenery! All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great trip! Paulie was a great driver, providing a comfortable, well - run trip, with a good mix of humour and facts with his commentary. The scenery on the way is fantastic and there's just the right amount of stops along the way....More

Thank AussieTourist2000
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora AussieTourist2000, We're really pleased to hear you found the journey stress free and enjoyed Paulie's service and commentary so much - he does a great job! All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a little research and talking to many people who did'nt end up getting to Milford Sound from Queenstown because of flight cancellations...we decided to take the chance and go by bus and we were not dissapointed!!!! The day started early 655am from our Hotel...More

Thank Laurel T
AwesomeNZTours, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Laurel, Thank you for your feedback, it sounds like you had a great day! We'll be sure to pass on your feedback to Ewen also. All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour starts early at 7am and takes around 12 hours to complete. There are several stops including Te Anau, the mirror lakes, monkey creek and other places abundant with natural scenery. Upon reaching Milford sound, you take a cruise up to the point where...More

Thank Peewee L
AwesomeNZTours, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Peewee L, These are such amazing destinations and we're so glad you enjoyed them as much as you did. We'll be sure to pass your kind feedback on to Paulie also. All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this day tour to Milford sound, the driver we had today Paul gave an excellent commentary of the local area flora and fauna. This is a full day tour that does not disappoint, you come away feeling like you have packed so...More

Thank Sharon M
AwesomeNZTours, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Sharon, We're so pleased to hear your great feedback about your guide and the trip itself. All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a very long day but so worth it. Real Discoveries coach bus picks you up from your accommodation then the amazing views start. Ian our driver was excellent, his commentary was funny and full of interesting history and info on the whole way there...More

Thank sparklekitty
AwesomeNZTours, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora sparklekitty, It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed the scenery, the wildlife and the food! All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Spectacular scenery from Queenstown to Milford Sound makes the journey as valuable as the destination. The driver and guide Paulie shared his intimate knowledge and genuine love of the country and made the experience even more remarkable. The cruise itself around the magnificent fjord is...More

1  Thank Patrice W
AwesomeNZTours, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Patrice, Thank you for your wonderful feedback, these are such special destinations and we're really proud of the service Paulie provides! All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Made the trip to Te Anau with Awesome NZ...whilst we only a short trip, it was enhanced by the passion and knowledge of our guide, Paulie. He really sold the entire area in the best way possible, through the genuine love of the place and...More

Thank bradley m
AwesomeNZTours, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora bradley m, It's great to hear you enjoyed this trip and the commentary by your guide Paulie, he does such a great job doesn't he! All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

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tng_ng
2 September 2018|
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Response from Laurel T | Reviewed this property |
The glass topped bus i was on didnt. However we had 9 stops and there were plenty of toilet stops. I believe some buses tgey run do have toilets on board though. I often need to stop and I found no issues with this trip at... More
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Penny9876
13 February 2018|
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Response from AwesomeNZTours | Property representative |
Kia ora Penny, You can book the scenic flyback on the day of your tour and our bus driver can help you with this. We recommend this option as we can only know if the weather will be suitable for a flight on the day of your... More
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nush11
2 October 2017|
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Response from AwesomeNZTours | Property representative |
Kia ora nush, Yes it is possible to return from Milford Sound to Te Anau, if you're booking with us directly please email our reservations team - you can find their email address on our website. Our departing buses are... More
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