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Milford Sound Scenic Cruise provided by Mitre Peak Cruises

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Milford Sound Scenic Cruise

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Milford Sound is one of New Zealand's most beautiful and well-known sights, and you can enjoy seeing it for yourself on this cruise. The mountains that rise out of the sound, the waterfalls, and other natural features are impressive whatever the weather conditions. On this cruise, go all the way out to the sea, and get the chance to look for wildlife like seals, dolphins, and penguins.
  • Get a more intimate, up-close perspective on this smaller cruise boat
  • Receive free tea/coffee on board
  • Children under three ride for free
  • Take great photos from the boat's viewing deck
Important Information
  • Free tea and coffee on board
  • Free for children under 3
  • Smaller boats makes for a more ‘up close’ tour
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Check in is 30 minutes before departure time
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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GlasgowStephi wrote a review Mar 2020
Crosslee, United Kingdom97 contributions5 helpful votes
We did the coach-cruise-coach tour from Queenstown. From pick up the guide spoke constantly the whole day, considering we were picked up around 6am and in the bus for a long time we would have appreciated a little quiet time especially when we were getting Pauline’s life story.
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Date of experience: March 2020
fusiongirl2 wrote a review Mar 2020
59 contributions8 helpful votes
Mitre Peak partnered with Fiordland Tours during the Milford Sound road closure for the cruise portion of our tour. We did not look in envy at the extremely LARGE boats on the sound as we were able to get CLOSE to the wildlife and within soaking distance of the falls nor spend
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Date of experience: February 2020
Dstrauss wrote a review Mar 2020
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We did the coach-cruise-coach adventure and had an amazing time. Milford Sound is truly incredible. One of the coolest experiences there is. Mitre Peak has a great boat that was not over crowded and provided us with incredible views of the sound. We had Phil as our guide and
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Date of experience: March 2020
Iwan W wrote a review Mar 2020
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I booked a cruise with Mitre Peak on 17th Feb, I was unaware (and not made aware) that Milford Sound had been inaccessible without a bus to the cruise due to flood damage 2 weeks before my booking. When I called up by chance 2 days before my cruise, I was told that despite
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Date of experience: March 2020
Elly A wrote a review Feb 2020
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This small local company is the way to go for touring Milford Sound. Their boat is small, about 40 passengers maximum, compared to the hundreds on the larger boats. It felt intimate and the captain was informative and engaged, as was the crew. They even had free hot coffee
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from TotallyTourism, Marketing Coordinator at Milford Sound Scenic Cruise
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi there, Thank you for your glowing recommendation! We are stoked to hear you highly rated your adventure in Milford Sound with us. Our team works hard to give an informative, unique experience to all of our customers. We hope to see you on more adventures with us in the future! Kind regards, Mitre Peak Cruises Team
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Great experience ever and my kid leant a lot for the captain!
I chose this cruise because I read a lot of positive reviews about it: small boat, not crowded, nice captain, two w
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Absolutely brilliant!
It was a mini-bus, so not many people which was good. Our driver - Pauline - was fantastic. Not only a great driver
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Arvind K
Memorable experience
The two hours experience of Mildred sound ie “lone thrush”on the cruise was amazing to say the least and the captai
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Cruise in Milford sound was perfect. We happen to have sunny day which made the trip even more comfortable.
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Just great! Best cruise
This was a fantastic experience. We went on the first cruise 8:55 with very few people (definitely try to avoid the
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Outstanding Full Day Milford Sound Tour
What a great tour! From the moment Jono picked us up in the morning at our accomodation in Te Anau until he returne
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Could not recommend these guys any more highly. Being a smaller boat the tour was more personalised & it also gave
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Great trip
Lots of cruises to choose from If you want personal and small Guys who care and go the extra mile I recommend the
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Naomi T
Beautiful Family LOVED IT!!
We just made it glad they did wait as we were running a wee bit behind schedule, Boarded Family of 7 including our
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Cruise Milford Sound
Is place is world heritage listed for good reason, it is simply breathtaking, with Mother Nature at her very best.
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Shamini G
A truly mind blowing cruise
The staffs were super friendly and very informative. There was a free flow of coffee and tea throughout in the crui
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Booked in advance but they didn't have us on their list.
You can't get more than 1 star and deserve less when a tour is booked in advance and paid in advsmce and the pickup
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A great day out.
Albeit they’re not the biggest boat on the water but the staff were approachable, knowledge and friendly. Would use
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Standard New Zealand Profit more important than customer service culture
Pre-paid weeks in advance for the boat tour at 1:45pm. When we went to check in we were told there were not enough
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My cruise ever!
We had Captain Kahu on board and Nicole on land! The best crew, even though there were roughly 30+ of us it felt ve
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