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Southern Discoveries - Go Milford

80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Kayak Tour
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Southern Discoveries very own personal small group tour. Travel in luxury with our local drivers providing fantastic commentary in the heart of Fiordland. Enjoy the comfort of our modern coaches with leather seats, temperature controlled comfort and panoramic views (some coaches have a glass roof for optimal viewing). In Milford Sound you will join our 3 hour Discover More Cruise.
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80 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1137
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bruce is a local man who owns a farm in Te Anau and drives the coach for Southern Discoveries 2 days a week. If you can go on a day when he is operating the coach, then you're in great hands! He is full of...More

Thank jc300917
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience to Milford sound with southern discoveries. We were a smaller tour group but everyone was lovely. And it meant we got a lot done in the time there. Our bus driver was great and full of jokes - I think his...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Although you can drive up to Milford Sound on your own, we took a small guided bus tour. He picked us up right in front of the house we stayed at which was very convenient. He stopped at several scenic places along the way for...More

Thank jbmccoy01
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We were picked up from our motel in te anau. What a brilliant day. Bruce, the bus driver was fantastic, cruise was fantastic and underwater observatory was fantastic. Wonderful picnic lunch provided.

Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

WE're very glad that we decided to do Milford Sound by tour bus, we learnt much more and had a more relaxing trip than if we'd driven ourselves. Our driver, Greg, picked us up punctually and we were soon on our way. We had may...More

Thank May1958
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Beginning the trip in Te Anau with Southern Discoveries on a small 22 seat coach meant a much shorter drive,( in comparison from the much longer trip from Queenstown), and therefore less tiring. Importantly it allowed more time for many stops along the way to...More

Thank Gordon F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This coach and Milford Sound cruise operator is just so professional and focussed on giving its clients an outstanding experience. We arranged pick up from our lakefront motel and from that moment on our driver/guide Reece (beg pardon if the spelling may be adrift) kept...More

Thank rosscoTauranga
Reviewed 23 April 2017

They say people make the difference and with Southern Discovery they certainly do. We did everything. Our bus driver Reece, was a million dollar man! He acknowledged everyone on the bus and had names for us all 😎. The stops on the way and his...More

Thank BronteWilson
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We arrived at Milford Sound without prior booking 28/3/2017. We did the Southern Discoveries Cruise and it was a wonderful experience. The crew were extremely friendly & informative throughout. There is plenty of room aboard so everyone can easily see the amazing views. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I had the real pleasure of taking the Southern Discoveries-Go Milford Tour today from Te Anau. This was truly one of those days where you could take a picture of literally everything you see, and feel so lucky at the end that you were able...More

2  Thank marftrip
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