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Lakefront Drive | Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a 2hr cruise. Just need to arrive 15mins before your departure time. Note that the ferry departure is about 10mins from carpark. There are toilets near the carpark as well as the departure terminal. Tea and coffee are complimentary on the cruise. The...More

Thank GinaSeh
Reviewed 3 September 2018

On August 11, 2018 we toured the Doubtful Sound and found it wonderful. The tour started badly, the bus broke down as soon as you left Te Anau, and the morning was lifted with a very dense fog, even so the day was wonderful, as...More

Thank Francisco R
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

As part of our honeymoon we spent 4 nights in Te Anau/Milford Sound and booked 3 tours with Real Journeys. They seem expensive but with the discount for multiple bookings, the overall experience is ok value - considering the spectacular corner of the world they...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We add Andres as a guide and the day walk was just excellent ! Although a bit rainy, we had so much fun and good discussion with Andres, and the landscape were wonderful ! Just abslutely a must !

Thank Bertrand P
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We were picked up from our hotel at 7.25 by minibus and taken to the coach pick up point for our departure to Milford Sound. The driver was very good and kept us informed with lots of facts about the areas we were passing through....More

Thank Patricia186487
Real_Journeys, Guest Relations Manager at Real Journeys Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Kia Ora Patricia and thanks for taking the time to post this review. We're pleased to see you enjoyed your day trip to Milford Sound with us. It's a shame to see that the weather wasn't in your favour whilst on the actual cruise. The...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Today we took their bus/boat excursion from Te Anau to Milford Sound. The day began with them picking us up from our hotel at no extra charge. The bus driver was informative without being intrusive, such that we learned a lot without wishing (as we...More

Thank Arden O
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We had a dreadful day on doubtful sound after the company ignored a severe weather warning for the area. The cruise lasted for three hours despite the fact the weather was so bad that you could see nothing and that the boat was being tossed...More

Thank AnanB
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We’ve booked a Milford Sounds Tour. Included was the transfer (Te Anau Downs - Milford Sounds). The bus journey was alright with a few stops e.g. walking over a bridge, some sight seeing stuff. The passage was boring and nothing special. Unfortunately, the tour was...More

Thank Fearless472392
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

One of our highest recommendations for our time in NZ was the overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound. It starts with a boat ride across lake Manapouri, then a bus over the mountains to board the Fiordland Navigator. The rain brings atmosphere and waterfalls. Our double...More

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Highlight of our trip. great staff, enthusiastic through the whole day, informative commentary. Great scenery, not too crowded. The Doubtful Sound trip was excellent. Well organised, quality service. Highly recommended.

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