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Milford Sound Personal Private Tour and Boat Cruise

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    What to Expect
    I'll meet you in the lobby of your Hotel at 7:30 am for an amazingly beautiful 4 hour scenic drive down to Milford Sound. We can stop for plenty of great photo opportunities and short walks along the way in Te Anau, Eglinton Valley, Mirror Lakes and the Chasm. 

    We will arrive in plenty of time for you to board the Milford Sound Boat Cruise departing at 12:45pm. Relax and enjoy your picnic lunch on board with stunning views from the boat while you make your way around Milford Sound. Keep an eye out for NZ fur seals as well as dolphins swimming in the wake as you get close to waterfalls and the sheer cliff walls carved by ancient glaciers.

    We will then leave Milford Sound arriving back at Queenstown around 6:30pm.

    Each Tour is tailored to suit you and the day, so let's have a chat and I'll create the perfect 1-day itinerary in Milford specifically for you, your family, or your group.

    Milford Sound sits deeply within Fiordland National Park, which is part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site on the remote southwest coast of New Zealand's South Island. Technically a fiord that stretches approximately 16km from the head of the fiord to the open sea, it's the only fiord in the country that can be accessed by road. When most people think of Milford Sound, they picture Mitre Peak, a picture-perfect icon that rises sharply and towers 1,692 metres above sea level.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Hotel or Lodge in Queenstown
    Return Details
    Your Hotel or Lodge in Queenstown
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks
    • Local Professional Guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch
    • Transport in a comfortable Luxury vehicle Land Rover Discovery or Mercedes Sprinter van
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Please bring a rain jacket
    • Infant seats are available on request, if advised at time of booking
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Amazing service from start to finish, we got everything and more out of the day, Rob was a top class guide, kept everyone entertained and informed on the journey, brilliant not to be on one of the big coaches as we could stop anywhere we wanted on the way, the lunch was
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    Response from alpineadventuresnz, Owner at Milford Sound Personal Private Tour and Boat Cruise
    Responded 14 Oct 2019
    Hi Lewis It was great to have you with us on our private Milford Sound tour with Rob it’s a great way to see Milford Sound on a private tour. I will pass on your review to Rob and we look forward to seeing you down our way again soon.
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    Had killer time with Lee! He is extremely knowledgeable and super personable! Great conversation the whole time. Even learned something new about native New Zealand! (Silver fern)! Boat tour was great as a rainy day is the best way to really see Milford Sound. Thanks for
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    Response from alpineadventuresnz, Owner at Milford Sound Personal Private Tour and Boat Cruise
    Responded 26 Apr 2019
    Hi Matthew, Thanks for the great review Was a pleasure taking you to Milford Sound. The lamb I should of taken you up on that dinner :-)
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    We chose Alpine Adventures for the Milford Sound trip and boat ride from Queenstown. This is the way to go! We really did not want the stress of driving there. Also, we weren't too excited about doing a large bus tour. Our family of five had a beautiful and comfortable ride with
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    Response from alpineadventuresnz, Owner at Milford Sound Personal Private Tour and Boat Cruise
    Responded 16 Feb 2019
    Hi Kris Great review thanks. We love taking care of guests to Milford Sound and showing off the special places along the way
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    It's fair to say I was dreading the long drive to and from Milford Sound but after 10 years in NZ - and two failed attempts to fly over due to weather conditions - we decided to go on a private tour and boat cruise with Alpine Adventures. Jamie was our guide and he was awesome.
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    Response from alpineadventuresnz, Owner at Milford Sound Personal Private Tour and Boat Cruise
    Responded 1 Feb 2019
    Hi Leanne, Thanks for the great review it was a pleasure taking you and your family to Milford sound it's a great relaxing day I will pass on the review to Jamie. See you next time when your in Queenstown
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    We did a lot of research to find a personal tour that would take our family, including two very small children, to Milford Sound. Lee was so helpful was always quick to respond. Jamie was our tour guide for the day and was absolutely wonderful! The whole day was magical. They
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    Response from Lee S, Owner at Milford Sound Personal Private Tour and Boat Cruise
    Responded 3 Oct 2018
    Hi Sarah, We had a great time taking you to Milford Sound it’s one of our favourite places to go.Jamie is one of our great local guides and loves showing clients around our backyard.
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    About the operator
    By: Alpine Luxury Tours
    124 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Melbourne, Australia
    My husband and I splurged on this heli tour for our honeymoon and we are so glad we did. It was the clear
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    Incredible Service and Great People
    We spent a week in Queenstown using Lee and Alpine Adventures to book several outings: two hikes (one on the
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    Wow!!! What an outstanding day
    We have fallen in love with Queenstown after this tour. Lee is so knowledgeable and passionate about the area and
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    Milford Sound private tour
    Excellent!!! The communication with Lee on this booking for 10 of us was prompt and informative. Our
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    Thomas T
    New York, United States
    Fantastic Full Day Tour Around Queenstown. Must do!
    My wife and I were in Queenstown for our honeymoon and wanted to explore some of the area so we booked a private
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    Canberra, Australia
    Absolutely breathtaking!
    Picked up from hotel and dropped at the heli airport. Our pilot was fantastic with so much knowledge of the area!
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    Lewis Gordon
    Amazing service from start to finish, we got everything and more out of the day, Rob was a top class guide, kept
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    Petrina O
    Best of New Zealand
    Thank you Lee & Emma for a great experience in New Zealand. One of the best trips EVER!!! You are both very
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    Worst communication
    We initially made the booking through Viator. This company Alpine Adventures has the worst communication. Beware.
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    Bryanston, South Africa
    The way to experience Milford Sound
    So as photographers, we needed an alternative to the standard coach in and out of Milford Sound, we needed time.
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    Brisbane, Australia
    Other Worldly Experience
    We decided to book our heli tour of the Milford Sound with Lee of Alpine Adventures due to the excelled reviews on
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    Gold Coast, Australia
    They delivered more than expected
    We were booked on a Heli Tour of the Winery region in Central Otago, but due to the snow coming in, the weather
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    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Cecil Peak mountain landing - once in a lifetime experience
    I contacted Lee from Alpine Adventures on our last day in Queenstown. Lee was the consummate professional, fast
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    couldn’t have even dreamed of a better experience!
    My partner and I chose the heli wine tour with alpine adventures and it exceeded our expectations. Our last trip
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    Trip of a Life Time!
    In June, we traveled with 2 other couples to New Zealand. We stayed in Queenstown for 3 days and had the privilege
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