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Fiordland Tours Te Anau
#1 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
We were a large family of 15 travelling with small children, and Fiordland tours was great and prepared everything ahead for our needs.The minibus was spacious and equipped with chillers and large windows.
We did two day tours with Fiordland Tours- one to Milford Sound (excellent!) and one to the Kepler Track with a jet boat ride across Lake Manapouri.
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Trips & Tramps Te Anau
#2 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
We went on two tours with this company; the half-day Kepler track tour and the full day Milford Sound tour with cruise and we were thoroughly impressed with both.
Picked up at our Te Anau hotel by a great guide Toni, we were able to get an early boat cruise (10.30) and beat the Queenstown bus tours arriving later.
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Fiordland Jet Te Anau
#3 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
Just in the last five years we have been on tours, adventures, ocean cruises, river cruises, in more than ten countries.
... you the best of both worlds, an exhilarating jet boat experience with tricks and a lot of 360 spins, coupled with a tour of the river and surrounding National Park with Sim being a very knowledgeable tour guide.
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Cruise Milford Milford Sound
#4 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
We were very lucky in taking the first cruise of the day, which is before the big tours arrive.
Most amazing day of my tour, landed on a glacier, waterfalls, fur seals, the most amazing water colors.
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Faith in Fiordland Te Anau
#5 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
To find a personalised, small party setting when all that seems to be available is group tours with 50+ people is something special.
The crew Max, George and Jelena, took us on a tour of Lake Te Anau's South Fiord complete with morning tea and a 30 minute walk to one of the hidden lakes on the western side of the lake.
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Fiordland Outdoors Co. Te Anau
#9 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
I was picked up by my guide Shaun for the half day fishing tour, what an amazing morning we stated with spinners and had my first Rainbow trout on my third cast, we landed 7 fish for the morning session, Shaun was...
I highly recommend this tour!
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Southern Discoveries - Go Milford Te Anau
#11 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
... trip, from Bruce's obviously knowledgeable comments and his wry sense of humour to the enthralling drive through the alps and on to the well organised and enthusiastically presented boat tour of Milford Sound.
Amazing Milford Sound tour and fantastic guide!
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VIP Milford Sound Day Tour Te Anau
#14 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
The vehicle was a passenger van as opposed to a huge bus or mini bus that many of the tours used.
... Dave our driver was a excellent driver and had amazing knowledge of the area Real Journey boat tour provided a great lunch and staff were great We say a huge pod of dolphins complete with the amazing scenery T...
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Westray Adventures - Horse Treks & Quad Tours Te Anau
#15 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
It's also really good value compared to some of the more expensive and touristy tours operating out of Queenstown.
Awesome Quad Bike Tour
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Rosco's Milford Kayaks Milford Sound
#16 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
The best time of the day to do the kayaking , before all of the tours start and our guide Amanda was a lot of fun.we made it all the way out to see the Tasman about 14kms all up.
Very knowledgable and friendly staff, good value, great way to see the sound without taking one of the touristy, crowded boat tours
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Mitre Peak Cruises Milford Sound
#17 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
Highly recommend booking through Mitre Peak Cruises and they use Ray from Fiordland’s Tours .
The Mitre Peak boats are far smaller than the other boat tours in the sound.
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Go Orange Kayaks Te Anau
#18 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
The first day was windy, cold and rainy so I was feeling a bit apprehensive and questioning our decision to do the overnight tour but our guide Lisa, looked after us and made us all feel comfortable, and most impo...
Bailey was our tour guide and she was fantastic, full of knowledge about the area happy to chat whilst we paddled.
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Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises Milford Sound
#21 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
(A lot of the buses stop at these places too) We have done tours this weekend with Real Journeys, and Southern Discoveries is at a similar standard.
We compared and questioned several of the cruise tours and opted for the Southern Discoveries - Eco tour!
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Real Journeys Manapouri
#22 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
The meals were excellent, the side tours from the boat catered for all passengers and we saw some wonderful parts of New Zealand and learnt such a lot about NZ's early history in the deep south.
There are a couple of companies providing tours of Doubtful Sounds; we chose a trip with Real Journeys, a NZ company based in Te Anau run by locals.
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Real Journeys Milford Sound
#23 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
We took the early trip from from Te Anau which got us to the Sound before tours from Queenstown, making it quieter on the water and at the shared stops.
Adrian was our coach driver on the 3/6/17 and all i can say is that who ever found that man has single handily secured Real Journeys guided tours to Milford sound as the number one tourist attraction.
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Go Orange Milford Sound
#24 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
Would definitely recommend the Go Orange tours for the friendly and knowledgeable staff, ease of booking as well as ease of transferring from bus to boat.
There are a lot of bus tours to Milford Sounds, but I'm glad we took this one.
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Go Orange Te Anau
#25 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
The tour was great and we got to see Dusky dolphins and seals as well as go out to the Tasman sea and see so many waterfalls and features of the sounds.
A perfect organised tour, we had some luck with the weather, and a very helpful staff on board.
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JUCY Cruise Milford Sound
#26 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
Wow! Wow! Wow! Thank you for the highlight of our honeymoon...Laura you are an incredible tour guide and host...we apprecIate you and Jucy Cruise Milford Sound....we've taken a number of tours over the years...but...
JUCY Tours provided more excellent commentary and sights on the cruise through the fiords.
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Wild Rides - Adventures, Bikes & 4WD Te Anau
#27 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
We did two tours with wild rides, milford sound day trip and the 4WD to Mavora lake.
To top it of, the tour guide was an entertaining highlight as himself. of the trip.
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Real Journeys Day Tours Fiordland National Park
#32 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
The Real Journeys folks have some of the best tours, they have it down to a science.
As part of our honeymoon we spent 4 nights in Te Anau/Milford Sound and booked 3 tours with Real Journeys.
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InterCity Milford Sound Day Tour + Cruise from Queenstown Milford Sound
#35 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
Intercity worked out perfect, as the bus drives are partly tours, so you get to stop at places along the way.
Jonno, if you ever start your own private tours let us know!
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Welcome Rock Trails Garston
#40 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
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Te Anau Helicopter Services Te Anau
#43 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
From our point of view Milford Sound is a very hyped up tourist must-see but we much preferred the other sounds which also do boat tours.
We had a group of six (max size) and they were able to accommodate us on short notice after we had multiple other helicopter tours cancelled throughout New Zealand.
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Village & Bays Tours - Stewart Island Experience Stewart Island
#50 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
Very good tours for you to know Stewart island in a very short time
We chose the smaller bus and had a fabulous 90 minute tour led by the very friendly Joz who gave us all an insight into the history the human settlement of Stewart Island and the amazing work being done to remove...
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Milford Sound BBQ Bus Te Anau
#53 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
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Descend Scuba Diving - Milford Sound Milford Sound
#6 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
If you are a diver, forget about the kayaking tours and go straight to Descend Diving; They show you around in Milford Sound at least as good as the kayak guys... Plus you can enjoy the underwater world in additio...
Lance and Simone are great hosts to the Sound and give a tour enroute to the dive site that is comparable to a larger boat tour, so you get that as a bonus.
Wairaurahiri Jet Clifden
#7 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
Johan does one of the best tours you can get and to honest needs to charge more for what you get.
We had a marvelous time and would highly recommend their tour!
Shark Dive New Zealand Bluff
#8 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
We live half way around the world and the best way for me to get in touch with tour operators is to email.
We were in NZ during unseasonably bad weather and our original tour was cancelled but Andria worked with us and got us on on probably the only good day that week.
Southern Lakes Helicopters Fiordland National Park
#10 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
We have flown in many helicopter tours on Maui so this wasn’t our first tour flight.
... us in the air The result was breathtaking Mike, our pilot, was totally in control and such an amazing tour guide pointing out so many interesting facts along the way Would highly highly recommend this company ...
Ruggedy Range Wilderness Experience Stewart Island
#12 of 81 Tours in Southland Region
We booked 3 tours with the company, the Kiwi evening tour, the half day tour to Ulva Island both guided by Furhana, the owner,and a pelagic cruise with Craig, the Skipper.
Furhana, the guide, has been giving tours of Ulva Island for 15+ years, so she knows just about everything there is to know about the flora and fauna on the island.