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Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)

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Address: Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 7959
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US$ 45.56*
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise including Optional Lunch
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US$ 88.19*
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Classic Jet Boat Adventure from Te Anau
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US$ 366.72*
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise

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We cruised through Fiordland which is magnificent. Went to Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sounds. It's a must do, the weather can be changeable, we have seen on a clear sunny day... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We cruised through Fiordland which is magnificent. Went to Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sounds. It's a must do, the weather can be changeable, we have seen on a clear sunny day and a dark dismal day but still awesome.

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove from Te Aunu to Milford Sound. It is a wonderful drive. Many stops are highlighted along the way. This is such a beautiful area.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving through this national park must be one of the best drives in New Zealand, stunning scenery, plenty of places to stop safely and take a photo, lots of public toilets if needed, beautiful clean rivers and attractive foliage, quite wonderful.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Covers a large territory....magnificent views of water and mountains. Lots of trails, free campaign, facilities....great for hiking, or just to take in the views

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very special place and should not be missed if you are visiting the south island. We did the fiord cruise as part of a one day bus tour andd wished afterward that we had allocated more time for hiking and other exploration.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wish we'd spent more time here although we did shoehorn in three walks totalling 30 miles, a boat trip, helicopter ride and two jet boat rides! Loved the stay at Martins Bay.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with a tour group as we were a large party, which did no justice to the vast area of the National Park. There were so many stops and we were only able to stop 10-15 minutes at the "highlights", which is a shame. I would love to return and be able to leisurely explore the majestic scenery of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many stops along the road to Milford Sound. Just spectacular and dramatic scenery which takes your breath away. Would have to say that the drive though here is one of the best in the world, and going through Homer Tunner is eerie but awesome. Be sure to stop at the Chasm and Mirror Lake.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be wary - the travel brochures all sell this place with amazing images on bright sunny days. But the weather on the West cost is often gloomy, rainy and tempramemtal even in summer. It rains 200 days a year, and there are lots of itchy biting sand flies. It's still beautiful but you'll probably find yourself walking among clouds and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best tracking in the world!! For all kind of people; Young, old, experienced, non-experienced! There is something wonderful for everyone!!! So seclude, so beautiful!!!! A must-do if you visit the South Island of New Zealand!!!

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