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Go Orange Kayaks

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Go Orange is an accredited Adventure Activity Operator who loves to share their amazing ‘backyard’ with visitors from all around the world. With 3 different sea kayak products in Milford Sound and day and multi day kayak + camping adventures in...more
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Sandy Brown Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 February 2013

Excellent Trip!! If you are into kayaking and overnight camping in a really remote and wild location, this is for you! Please be aware that the 3-day trips cover a lot more distance and exposure to current, wind and waves than the 2-day ones. They...More

6  Thank Primzahl
GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thanks for the lovely review Primzahl. The 3-day kayaking adventure is certainly a unique and special experience where you can truly immerse yourself in the peaceful haven of Doubtful. We do go through a full screening with our kayak team to ensure you're prepared for...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I am an avid and experienced sea kayaker. I also think that Milford Sound is stunningly beautiful. My problem is that this kayak trip went so slowly that we barely seemed to cover any distance at all. Because of this, we missed many of the...More

5  Thank ChessHiker
GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for the lovely review! Milford Sound is considered to be the 8th wonder of the world and we can certainly see why. If you would like the best of both worlds at Milford I would recommend the Milford magic where you can experience...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2012

Experiencing the Milford Sound from a small kayak makes you feel real small, but it's a very rewarding experience and is simply the way to see Milford Sound if you're not afraid of the water! Our guide, Luke, could not have been better, he shared...More

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GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. It's the ultimate way of seeing the fiord on a physical level and our guides and equipment can ensure everyone feels safe and relaxed. Our guides are passionate about what they do making the information and enthusiasm come natural...More

Reviewed 7 June 2012

We had 7 fantastic days on the Milford Wanderer, cruising in and around all the Sounds,from Doubtful, south to Preservatation Inlet. Fiordland turned on the rain for 6 days, but this just made the views more moody. Real Journeys provide a very knowlegable and helpful,...More

Thank 4x2nan
GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review. We're happy to hear you appreciated the beauty of Milford in its natural state. The trips are tailored to each experience which as you understand is essential for such a diverse setting. Our guides have a wealth of knowledge...More

Reviewed 13 May 2012

Had a magnificent day out on Milford. Great & laid back guides Mike & Matt were excellent & made it it a real highlight of my trip. Very informative, the scenery is awesome as eh bro! Sensational day, these guys have the perfect formate &...More

Thank El-Pearso
GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for the brilliant review. Our guides are always full of enthusiasm and offer a kiwi style to the experience. They have a wealth of knowledge to share on the fiord and the scenery is breath taking. We aim to please and we're happy...More

Reviewed 23 January 2012

We had a nice paddle despite the bad weather. Great guide and the company does a good job providing you with the clothes necessary to stay comfortable. I agree with the other reviewer that you should come prepared for the sandflies as they were quite...More

1  Thank leahm07
GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review. The climate at Milford can be very diverse and as its in a rain forest this is often expected. Our guides are passionate about what they do making their enthusiasm come natural to every trip. Note to all kayakers:...More

Reviewed 4 January 2012

My husband & I joined the 1-day Sea Kayaking Experience in Milford Sound. We enjoyed every single part of it (except for the rainy morning, which wasn't really their fault). We were picked up from our hotel in Te Anau at 6am and arrived at...More

2  Thank kooifei
GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

What an amazing review. Milford is one of the wettest places on the planet so this is often expected for the rain forest experience. We understand the importance of comfort on your trip which is why we aim to offer the best equipment possible. It's...More

Reviewed 4 January 2012

My husband & I booked a 1-day Sea Kayaking Tour with Fiordland Wilderness Experiences. You get to experience Milford Sound up-close and personal while on the kayaking journey. Photography is allowed, but just be careful not to drop your camera into the sea. It was...More

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GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thanks for the great review. The kayaking trip is the ultimate way to experience the fiord from a physical perspective. We fully encourage photo opportunities to take those memories home to share with friends and family, but opting for a waterproof camera is always advised...More

Reviewed 24 December 2011

We went on a one day kayak trip on Milford Sound and had an amazing time. The guides were helpful and informative, and very funny. They gave us all the clothes and gear we needed and led us on a long (tough) paddle against the...More

1  Thank Utahns_
GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for the great review. We're happy to hear you loved the experience, with our guides being able to share their wealth of knowledge on the sound. We understand the importance of your trip which is why we provide the highest standard of equipment...More

Reviewed 4 December 2011

We had to great days with Matt, our Guide, in the Doubtful Sound with kayaking. There is no better way to explore the Doubtful Sound than a Kayak. The silence, the steap mountains and the dark waters make this trip unique. Take a lot of...More

3  Thank lemongras
GoOrangeNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Go Orange Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. Our guides always have a passion for what they do making it a more personal experience. It sounds like you got a taste of everything Doubtful Sound stands for. Doubtful Sound is in a rain forest setting so this...More

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