We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour

Share

awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
251
All photos (251)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“te anau”(29 reviews)
“milford sound”(136 reviews)
“coach driver”(13 reviews)
About
Explore Milford Sound with a return day tour from either Queenstown or Te Anau with awesomeNZ. Travelling in a modern glass-roof coach for optimal viewing, your local and experienced guide will explain the history of this world famous region. Then...more
Contact
Queenstown, New Zealand
Website
+64 3-441 1137
Call
Reviews (296)
Filter reviews
281 results
Traveler rating
239
29
6
2
5
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
239
29
6
2
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews te anau milford sound coach driver awesome tour tour company saw seals glass roof photo stops hour bus ride boat cruise wonderful commentary safe driver guide paul fur seals new zealand his knowledge tasman sea
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 281 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just wanted to say a big thank you to our driver Ewan..you are the best! Your commentary on the journey and your sense of humour made it even more fun. Ewan was a safe with his speed and is an excellent driver.

Thank Voyage39788646974
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I took a day tour with InterCity/AwesomNZ from Queenstown to Milford Sound (it’s a must!) and we were so lucky to have gotten our driver. Paulie was so informative of the surrounding areas and NZ in general and not to mention very...More

Thank shealakh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time with AwesomeNZ Tours to Milford Sound via Te Anau, picnic lunch included on the boat. Special thanks to our driver and guide Paulie, who is very informative, attentive and funny. He made the long journey bearable and safe. The bus...More

Thank Travel608782
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia ora Travel608782, It's great to hear you were happy with your choice of tour - we will pass your wonderful feedback on to Paulie. All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the bus trip to Milford Sound (actually a fjord) with Paulie. Great commentary throughout the trip. Didn’t feel long with those views. The Jucy boat ride was a highlight with views of penguins and seals. Best part was helicopter ride back, stopping midway...More

Thank carolynburke2012
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora carolynburke2012, Thank you for your positive feedback for Paulie and about the tour itself. The helicopter ride is a great experience, isn't it? All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the day tour on 14th October and had a brilliant day. Not 100% looking forward to the many hours on a coach, we didn't know what to expect, but the tour totally exceeded our expectations. Our driver and commentator Paulie was indeed...More

Thank NatalieP2562
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora NatalieP2562, We're so glad Paulie made the day really enjoyable for you - thanks so much for your kind feedback! All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the day we traveled, the bus was not crowded, only 10 of us actually. The bus was on time and comfortable. The driver, Paulie, was very nice and funny. He drove very well. His commentary was also informative. There were 4-5 scenic stops along...More

Thank Punpun P
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Punpun P, It's great that you enjoyed the tour and learned so much from Paulie, even though the weather wasn't too good! Thanks for your recommendation, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough about our day. Great operator very knowledgeable and humorous. Perfect way to see the Sounds from Queenstown. Even included taxi transfer from hotel Paul is simply fabulous!

Thank cfarnath
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora cfarnath, We're so glad you enjoyed your day and especially Paul's commentary, he does such a wonderful job! All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apt name 'Awesome NZ'.truly awesome.we all really enjoyed it.we were 6 members -4 adults and 2 children.It was not at all tiring. Really enjoyed the guide/bus driver(Mr.Paul)talks.they are really doing a great job.He could try as a radio jockey.🤣😉

1  Thank Ajwelli
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia ora Ajwelli, Thanks for your wonderful feedback, we'll be sure to pass it on to Paul! All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I are on a holiday in Queenstown and we booked the AwesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour via Intercity. When I saw that the travel time from Queenstown to Milford Sound would take 6 HOURS by bus, I was starting to dread the...More

Thank Christine A
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Kia ora Christine, It's great to hear you had such an enjoyable tour - we'll be sure to pass your wonderful feedback on to Paulie! All the best for your future travels, Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was initially dreading the 6 hour bus ride to Milford Sound from Queenstown, but my fears were unfounded. From the get go, our driver/guide Paulie was friendly and accommodating, but what I liked best were his encyclopedic knowledge of everything between Queenstown and Milford...More

Thank Pyrefalcon
GreatSightsNZ, Marketing at awesomeNZ Milford Sound Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Kia ora Pyrefalcon, It's fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed Paulie's commentary, he does such an amazing job! And we're glad to hear how much you enjoyed Milford Sound also. Thanks for the recommendation! Amanda and the team at awesomeNZ

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 59 nearby hotels
Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa
1,676 reviews
.10 km away
Eichardt's Private Hotel
310 reviews
.18 km away
The Dairy Private Hotel
1,008 reviews
.20 km away
The Spire Hotel Queenstown
186 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 287 nearby restaurants
Habebes
228 reviews
.01 km away
The London, Queenstown
631 reviews
.07 km away
Fat Badgers Pizza Bar Queenstown
901 reviews
.06 km away
The Bakery Queenstown
179 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 391 nearby attractions
Queenstown i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
304 reviews
.03 km away
Eco Tours Milford Sound - Day Tours
114 reviews
.00 km away
SkyTrek Tandem Hang Gliding & Paragliding
543 reviews
.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
tng_ng
2 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Laurel T | Reviewed this property |
The glass topped bus i was on didnt. However we had 9 stops and there were plenty of toilet stops. I believe some buses tgey run do have toilets on board though. I often need to stop and I found no issues with this trip at... More
0
Votes
Penny9876
13 February 2018|
Answer
Response from AwesomeNZTours | Property representative |
Kia ora Penny, You can book the scenic flyback on the day of your tour and our bus driver can help you with this. We recommend this option as we can only know if the weather will be suitable for a flight on the day of your... More
0
Votes
nush11
2 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from AwesomeNZTours | Property representative |
Kia ora nush, Yes it is possible to return from Milford Sound to Te Anau, if you're booking with us directly please email our reservations team - you can find their email address on our website. Our departing buses are... More
0
Votes