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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The bus ride through the scenic route to Milford Sound was more enjoyable than the lake cruise in Milford Sound! The bus driver was so friendly and updated us with quirky jokes and interesting facts with several opportunities to capture great photos. Highly recommend this...More

4  Thank Tania A
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 March 2015

I was so looking forward to the Milford Sound trip that on the day of travel (February 16, 2015), I arrived at the bus stand 30 minutes before the pick-up time. I didn't expect it would turn out to be the worst and miserable bus...More

19  Thank okbokm
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked our day trip with Milford Sound Select thru TripAdvisor. Our day was fantastic! Our bus driver, Jamie, was prompt, knowledgeable and friendly. We made frequent stops for photos and potty breaks. The views on the drive to Milford Sound were spectacular, as were...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Milford Sound Select - company Pretty much a 12 hour day, starting out in Queenstown driving through valleys and agricultural vistas. Thousands of sheep. Five hours later one arrives in Milford Sound where you will cruise Milford Sound for 2 hours. Spectacular scenery, mountains and...More

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NewZealandExp, Public Relations Manager at Milford Sound Select, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kia Ora Bob and Sally, Thank you for taking the time and reviewing Milford Sound Select! It is such a pleasure to read you had a fantastic day out with us. Our Guide/Drivers are excellent and well versed with their local knowledge. We are delighted...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Modern coaches, an informative and helpful tour guide (Markus) and a journey to an incredibly beautiful and pristine corner of the world. Be prepared for an early start - but it's definitely worth it for the sights and scenery.More

Thank Sharon R
NewZealandExp, Public Relations Manager at Milford Sound Select, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Kia Ora Sharon, We know that it can be a long day with an early start, but we are happy that you enjoyed the journey to Milford Sound. The drive to Milford Sound is just as beautiful as the Sound itself and we hope that...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are many options when visiting Milford sound that it was tough to chose between them, but Milford Sound Select was the right choice. Marcus was a great guide who provided interesting and relevant information while also allowing us time to take in all of...More

Thank Emma C
NewZealandExp, Public Relations Manager at Milford Sound Select, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Kia Ora Emma, Thank you for taking the time to review Milford Sound Select! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time on your journey. Marcus, along with our other drivers, have a deep passion for New Zealand and sharing the stories...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marcus took us under his wings and not just took us, he entertained and educated us. All arrangements and expectations were achieved so a big thanks from Kerry and Vanessa

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many different tours to choose from but we were pleased we chose this one. Its a long day( 12 hours) so the extra space on the bus meant we had room to stretch our legs and be comfortable. The big wide windows...More

2  Thank AlisonM3318
NewZealandExp, Public Relations Manager at Milford Sound Select, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Alison, It is such a pleasure to read you had a fantastic day out with us! We like to make sure that our guests are well taken care of and are delighted to hear you appreciated our hotel pickup / drop off service....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to Milford Sound with Milford Sound Select based on the online reviews. There are several to choose from which made it hard. We were really happy with the tour which was kept on schedule and included several short stops and photo opportunities. Our...More

Thank Jessica A
NewZealandExp, Public Relations Manager at Milford Sound Select, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Jessica, Thank you for taking the time and reviewing Milford Sound Select! It is such a pleasure to read you had a fantastic day out with us. We try to make sure that there are plenty of stops for photo opportunities to break...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Milford Select Tour yesterday with Marcus as our guide and driver. This is a must-do experience if you are on the South Island of New Zealand. The scenery is spectacular and Marcus provided us with interesting facts throughout the day. Loved it!More

Thank Jan C
NewZealandExp, Public Relations Manager at Milford Sound Select, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora Jan, We are delighted that you choose Milford Sound Select for your journey! Our drivers have a lot of passion for sharing their knowledge of New Zealand and we are happy that you truly enjoyed it. Thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the bus trip was highly recommended, and Swiss driver made the trip even better with his running commentary.More

1  Thank kenkay2018
NewZealandExp, Public Relations Manager at Milford Sound Select, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora Kenkay, Thank you for taking the time and reviewing Milford Sound Select! We are delighted to hear that our driver created a wonderful experience on your journey to Milford Sound. Although it can be a very long day, we try to make sure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the trip with Marcus he made the long drive seem short with his informative / humorous commentary .... He was a wealth of knowledge on the area. He drove the winding roads with extreme expertise... lots of stops along the way for photo...More

Thank Nikki H
NewZealandExp, Public Relations Manager at Milford Sound Select, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Ora Nikki, Thank you for taking the time and reviewing Milford Sound Select! It is such a pleasure to read you had a fantastic day out with us. Our Guide/Drivers are excellent and well versed with their local knowledge. It would be our pleasure...More

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Response from lochte | Reviewed this property |
A longer stop for coffee and snacks ( you have to buy) at Te Anau and several stops between Te Anau and Milford Sound to shoot photos and enjoy the nature and wonderful scenes.
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Kia Ora! Yes we do have a toilet on our coach. As fellow travellers have mentioned. We do make plenty of stops for toilet along the way too. Please if you have any further questions do write to us. Kindest Regards, The... More
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Kia Ora Stevo, Milford Sounds are a full day tour from Queenstown. The month of the year does not change the trip timings and is spectacular all year around. You do spend about 5 hours on the coach each way with ample... More
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