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Fiordland Tours Milford Sound small group Coach & Cruise.We maximise your opportunity to capture one of the finest alpine drives in the world in a unique and unhurried way.Our leading small boat operation gives you a chance to see Seals, Dolphins...more
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208 Milford Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 9368
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Reviewed yesterday

The trip to Milford sound was really enjoyable and it was made all the better for Ray the drivers hospitality and informative commentary. His sense of humour and local knowledge added to the enjoyment. Travelling in a small coach with limited number of people also...More

Thank Discerningofbucks
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did a full day private tour to Milford Sound ( Not a Sound but a Fiord ) - this and many other facts regarding the Flora and Fauna of the region we learnt from the encyclopaedic knowledge of Jonathon! ( Just don’t mention the...More

Thank Gail S
fiordlandtours, Owner at Fiordland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your ownderful review of your experience with us on our small group tour to Milford Sound. We appreciate your comments about Jonathon and we know we are lucky to have someone of such knowledge and enthusiasm as part of our team. He...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this tour on my birthday and it was a wonderful day.....the tour into Milford was probably even better than the actual cruise itself although that was fabulous as well. Our driver/guide was a lovely,lovely man named Ray who was entertaining,funny,knowledgeable and passionate about...More

Thank Go810085
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour was small and our guide/driver Ray (not the owner- the other Ray) was very entertaining. It’s definitely worth paying for a tour and not driving to Milford Sound yourself- the road is very dangerous in my opinion and an experienced driver is invaluable...More

Thank squidpipe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the full day tour with Ray on July 12 and it could not have been more perfect. Ray was a wonderful guide, kept us engaged with trivia and chocolate, and was flexible and prepared to make sure that everyone was able to make...More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We were really looking forward to our trip to Milford Sound and the bus tour so that we could fully appreciate the scenery. The trip far exceeded our expectations... the scenery was amazing and Ray, our guide, was outstanding. His commentary was amusing and informative...More

Thank Louise S
fiordlandtours, Owner at Fiordland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you for your review of our small tour to Milford Sound. We know we are fortunate to have such an enthusiastic guide such as Ray. He assures me that he enjoyed you as much as you enjoyed him. We also have a review on...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

Our driver was so knowable, and stopped at so many places, we would have gone past if we had used our own car. I highly recommend this tour, even better than the cruise of the sounds.More

Thank Friiskiwi
fiordlandtours, Manager at Fiordland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are humbled to hear you had a great time, and thoroughly enjoyed your day with us. We 100% agree that there are so many things that people drive straight past and miss on...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

This was a great tour. Ray our tour guide was wonderful, had plenty to tell us about as well, so many wonderful stops full of really interesting things to see on the way to Milford Sounds. Completely enjoyable. The small tour bus was great and...More

Thank car0lynhappy
fiordlandtours, Manager at Fiordland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for the great review, we are delighted to hear you has a fantastic time on our small group tour and found it not touristy, which is exactly the feel we aim to provide.

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous day visiting Milford Sound with Tour Guide, Ray. The tour started with a hotel pick up, that was on time. Ray then explained to us, we were the only people on the tour as we boarded the small coach. The coach...More

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fiordlandtours, Manager at Fiordland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for leaving us such an amazing review, and it is fabulous to hear how much you enjoyed your day with Ray. As with all of our driver/guides we always like to get to know more about our passengers and to share your extra...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Like many do, we were tempted to drive ourselves but after considering the weather/road conditions and the horror story's we'd heard, we decided to book Fiordland tours instead. And we're very glad we did, as Ray's commentary and local knowledge, the small group and comfy...More

Thank PeterA2076
fiordlandtours, Manager at Fiordland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for the great review, we are delighted to hear you had such a great day out with Ray and enjoyed hearing all of the knowledge he shared with you. We must agree that driving to Milford Sound is the wrong choice, and to...More

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shai22
2 September 2016|
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Response from SanukSanuk | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is no as their buses depart solely from Te Anau. Leaving from Queenstown adds four hours round trip to the drive, making for a very long day.
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brownsWestYorkshire
3 November 2015|
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Response from fiordlandtours | Property representative |
If you like to email us direct we will send you a document that offers you an expansive menu of our finger lunches
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brownsWestYorkshire
3 November 2015|
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Response from fiordlandtours | Property representative |
We do have quite an expansive menu. The lunches are all finger lunches. You can view the scenery while eating your lunch. Can I ask you to contact us through our web-site and i will send the lunch menu as a document
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