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Address: Caswell Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 7081
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 20:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Operating from Lake Te Anau, Trips & Tramps offers small group Milford...

Operating from Lake Te Anau, Trips & Tramps offers small group Milford Sound cruise and walking tours, guided day hikes on the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler Great Walks plus track transport. Our guides are friendly and down-to-earth, you'll love their fascinating commentary and entertaining kiwi stories.

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USD 120.53*
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Full-Day Milford Sound Hiking Tour with Cruise
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USD 121.24*
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Milford Sound Winter Tour with Cruise from Te Anau
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USD 135.50*
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Full-Day Routeburn Track Key Summit Guided Walk from Te Anau

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We did a private tour to Milford and tour guide was Geoff. He picked us from our accommodation and we spent a fabulous day in Milford. He was very knowledgeable, cheerful, funny... read more

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Sara F
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did a private tour to Milford and tour guide was Geoff. He picked us from our accommodation and we spent a fabulous day in Milford. He was very knowledgeable, cheerful, funny and he really made this trip very special. Taking a private tour is definitely good idea as you get so much information . We strongly recommend their services... More 

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Thank Sara F
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55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our hotel reserved our seats for Milford Sound with Trips and Tramps and we are grateful they recommended this group. We were promptly picked up at our hotel by our guide Anya and I have to say her knowledge of the region and her delivery of the her commentary kept us all interested throughout the day. She looked after everyones... More 

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Thank Sandra F
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just completed walking the Routeburn and Kepler tracks with a family group and used Trips and Tramps to shuttle us to and from our destinations. Very comfortable vehicles and friendly and informative staff. Nothing was a problem and very easy to deal with. Really helped in making our trip a pleasure!

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Thank Angela Chris D
Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this trip is fantastic, Anja was our guide and she was very welcoming and had heaps of information about the area! they have thought of everything on the tour, pick you up at your doorstep, toilet stops, lunch. cruise was amazing, saw seals and dolphins swim alongside the boat, we thought it wasn't going to be the best day for... More 

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Thank Brett A
Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to hike one of the best "tramps" in NZ - the Milford Track - but don't have time for the full 4 day trek, Trips and Tramps can take you on a guided half day hike of the last portion that ends in Milford Sound itself. It's a beautiful "tramp", complete with waterfalls, lakes, birds and lots... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did Coach, Cruise, Walk to Milford Sound. I would like to echo another reviewers. Small group with a profesional guide is better for Milford Sound. Highly recommend Trips & Tramps. Along the way to Milford Sound have many beautiful places. Check weather forecast before booking. I booked the tour on the sunny day and I got the best that... More 

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Thank ModBkk
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are wonderful, knowledgeable and delightful - couldn’t recommend them more highly. They take care of every detail. We did the 3 day package tramp and were so glad our travel agent encouraged us - it was great.

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Thank GoingForIt77
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

WOW!!!!! PHENOMINAL EXPEDITION!!!!! What a lifetime memorable experience starting with our scenic drive to Milford Sound with Anja's A++++++ commentary and the boat ride of the Sound with dolphins chasing us, penguins, seals, waterfalls, granite rocks to the sky and the Tasman Sea opening!! With Anja's professional advice--we did the helicopter and landed on the glacier without a cloud in... More 

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Thank Bruce N
London
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96 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Generally not a fan of booking any kind of group tour I just thought a tour from Te Anau, rather than driving ourselves, might be the easy way to do Milford Sound and so it turned out. It was a small tour (max 12 people), really well organised (particularly that they do it so you are on the early 1030... More 

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Thank Fi_07
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review. You a right about taking an organised tour into Milford Sound and not driving yourself. As you saw the road is in places steep, narrow and windy - so it makes sense to take a break from the driving and let someone else do this for you. You noted... More 

Berkeley, California
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575 reviews
258 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went with Trips and Tramps as escort to our Milford Sound cruise. Along the way our guide and driver Heather pointed out a number of very interesting sites. We were able to stop at a few of these for photo ops. After the cruise she offered us the option of hiking up to Key Summit (which my wife did... More 

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Thank Retinol13
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this review

Hi thanks for your review and recommendation. We are glad that you found the trip suitable for you, your wife and son - we aim to be family friendly. We are lucky to have great guides and Heather is definitely one of them! Safe travels. Kate More 

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