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Kiwi Discovery - Milford Sound DayTrip

Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7340
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USD 136.35*
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Full-Day Milford Sound Discovery Day Trip from Queenstown
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USD 119.59*
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Milford Sound is the jewel of the South Island and a must see destination and Kiwi Discovery have been running trips to Milford Sound for over 25 years. Travel on the luxury coach with ample leg room and full commentary from Queenstown or Te Anau & ride in comfort as you take in the spectacular scenery. Once in Milford we join the Mitre Peak cruise boat, for that personal and up close experience. The boat does not take tour groups just "like minded independent travellers." So sit back and enjoy the complimentary tea and coffee and full commentary from our experienced guides as you learn the history of Fiordland National Park. A great value trip without the luxury price.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7340
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great trip, great bus, great driver who stopped in places others weren't stopping, to see some very extraordinary sights on the way there and again on the way back he knew of some special spots to stop for great views. Early start, but very worthwhile...More

Thank turoar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was amazing and definitely one to have on the bucket list when visiting New Zealand. The views are breathtaking and the crew and boat we were on was comfortable and warm as it was very cold where we were. Had a great time...More

Thank Goldfinger100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We set out just after 7am with our bus driver Lou. She was tremendous, handling the big bus in icy conditions with ease. Great commentary. After Te Anau the sky cleared to a perfect cloudless winters day. Plenty of stops along the Milford road and...More

Thank Warrick I
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Kiwi Discovey uses bate & switch. They are more expensive than other tour companies charging at least $30 extra for "comfortable glass roof bus". Most likely you will not get this bus for your tour as it happened to us. The bus was late picking...More

1  Thank elena8302017
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We booked our trip through our Queenstown hotel with Southern Discoveries who used the Awesome Bus Co. The trip was all day with two hours + on the boat with buffet lunch included. We were collected from our hotel by minibus at 0645 and taken...More

Thank paymonger
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We started the morning late (which we did not know the reason as I was certainly early to wait for the bus). As such, driver Bob probably did not give us some photo stops as advertised. He stopped at Mirror Lakes on the way to...More

Thank ChueTeng
KiwiDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Kiwi Discovery - Milford Sound DayTrip, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Hello Chue, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are glad that overall you enjoyed your trip with Bob, he is one of our most experienced drivers. We are also glad you had perfect weather- that has been rare this...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We went with another company for the cruise but for some reason was on a kiwi discovery coach to and from Milford, we've not a single regret for joining their coach. We must've gotten real lucky as there were only 5 passengers on board a...More

Thank TOM Y
KiwiDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Kiwi Discovery - Milford Sound DayTrip, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Hello Tom, We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us! Its not often you get a quiet coach and Dan as a guide- great combo. He's the best- super knowledgeable and a great sense of humor. We are running this later service temporarily...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017

The trip is long and I am sure we wouldn't have enjoyed it as much if the weather was poor. Fortunately you can sit back and relax during the 4 h drive. In our case this was slightly more difficult, because the driver was very...More

Thank Maitetje
KiwiDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Kiwi Discovery - Milford Sound DayTrip, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Hello Maitetje, Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the beauty of Milford Sound and the peacefulness it brings. We are sorry that you felt a little like 'herded cattle', but unfortunately with Milford Sound being so far away from Queenstown we are...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Had a full and beautiful day. Scenery is pretty unbeatable on the way to Milford Sound through the Fiordland. We had a character of a bus driver named George and all really liked him. He also drove that bus pretty darn well. Good stops, Milford...More

Thank Scott S
KiwiDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Kiwi Discovery - Milford Sound DayTrip, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Hello Scott, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We all love George, he is an awesome character and absolutely loves what he does. We're glad you enjoyed the scenery- it is pretty spectacular hey! We also hope you enjoyed the rest of your...More

Reviewed 20 January 2017

I will start off by saying this is quite a long day as you start off before 7am and don't finish until around 7.30pm. Also, it is probably fair to say that it rains in Milford Sound two out of three days of the year...More

Thank natc123
KiwiDiscovery, Front Office Manager at Kiwi Discovery - Milford Sound DayTrip, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Hello natc123, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so glad you loved your day in Milford with us. Ngaire most certainly is a character and loves what she does, I shall make sure to pass on the feedback...More

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Kara P
9 December 2015|
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Hi Kara, You can book directly online at kiwidiscovery website. You can also directly book at our Kiwi Discovery shop on 37 Camp street, Queenstown. We look forward to seeing you!