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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome cruise around New Zesland . The highlight was Milford Sound . Always wanted to see this beautiful place on earth . We went in a group of 12 . Food and desert in Sun Princess was superb. The view was magic . I would...More

Thank Kanta P
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Milford Sound is an amazing place to visit, spectacular waterfalls, rainforest, mountains, wildlife, dolphins and penguins. No trip to the south island is complete without a cruise on the sound. We were part of a group and spent a night on the ship the Milford...More

Thank BendigoVic
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I mean - it was OKAY. If we didnt have to drive 8 hours to go here and return to Queenstown ill give this a higher rating - but just not worth the drive.

Thank Kriselle M
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Definitely worth having a look and a cruise of Milford Sound. If you can drive there yourself even better. Lower your expectations with regards to the weather, seeing any wildlife and the length of Milford Sound and you should be satisfied. We were lucky to...More

Thank campouk
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We drove from Queenstown to Milford Sound. Approx a 4 hour drive and stopped off in Te Anau. A breathtaking drive through some epic untouched countryside and shear cliff faces. Were lucky enough to be there during rainfall as no fewer than hundreds of waterfalls...More

Thank hram007
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Overnight cruise is the best way to experience Milford Sound at it's best. After all of the tour boats returned to the marina, we boarded the Wanderer overnight boat and toured the Sound totally alone. Sunset and sunrise on the Sound were amazing and the...More

Thank robbiemcewan
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Very nice place to visit! The ride to the place is long, but the long ride is worth it. There are couples of waterfall there, but they are all beautiful. A must see if you are visiting New Zealand

Thank RisiaC
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Cruised Into Milford Sound in the early morning and stood on the bow. Tallest mountain is 1700 meters or 5100 ft. high. Snow on top of at least one mountain. Four story lodge at the end of the sound with a boat dock and airplane...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 29 November 2017

On Monday April10, 2017, my wife and I with 45 other travellers, including our Coach Captain drove from Queenstown to Fiordland National Park in New Zealand for the Milford Sound Scenic Cruise. This scheduled excursion with Real Journeys was included in our tour of the...More

Thank Lets_Cruise_13
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I had been looking forward to this section of my New Zealand tour for the past nine months. I was not disappointed. We got onto the Milford Mariner and found our cabin to be small but clean with the required facilities. We set sail to...More

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