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The Milford Sound Morning Kayak Tour provided by Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises

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The Milford Sound Morning Kayak Tour

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2 adults
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Experience Milford Sound at its most serene on this early morning kayaking trip. The trip includes a short scenic cruise past the iconic Mitre Peak and Bowen Falls, to the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory. Here you can enjoy up to one hour of kayaking around breath-taking Harrison Cove, getting right up close to nature while learning more about this incredible UNESCO World Heritage site. Your trip then includes entry to the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory where you’ll able to see rare black coral and colourful sea creatures in their natural habitat. Complimentary tea and coffee is provided on the boat. Return to the Milford Sound Visitor Terminal on the same scenic cruise route.
Important Information
Departure Point
Milford Sound, New Zealand
2h 40m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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ajkachoria wrote a review Jan 2020
Worcester, Massachusetts2 contributions
Our visit to Milford sound included a flight from Queenstown, hopping on to a cruise, a kayak tour for about an hour, and then a cruise back to the dock, and a flight back to Queenstown. The views were incredibly stunning and the different tour guides were very knowledgeable
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Southern Discoveries - Milford Sound Cruises
Outstanding Views
This cruise and bag lunch was included on our tour of the area. The lunch was quite good but the cruise and views
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Kelsey L
Breathtaking - Small Boat up close to everything
We had the best day with southern discoveries. The captain was knowledgeable and funny. With the smaller boat on th
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Driver was absolutely hilarious and gave us plenty of fun facts while we made our way on Coach to Milford Sound. Ha
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Wonderful Milford Sound tour
We did the Milford Sound Nature Cruise. All things considered, this was an excellent tour of Milford Sound. Given t
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Great views, but a long bus trip and buffet not worth it
I booked the day trip which involves a long bus ride both ways to Milford Sound. You get a number of stops along th
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Early cruise
Arrived for our cruise very early as we’d taken the 8am flight from Queenstown. We were expecting to take the Jucy
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Great Day
We really enjoyed the trip and thought bus driver Bruce was exceptional. Very witty and considerate. Kept us all en
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Milford sound Amazing BUT
This company is a rip off. Though ticket was also to include Observatory. This was closed and no refund given. Mor
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Worth doing if in New Zealand for a short trip. Our guide/driver Gabe was great and very nice! The commentary on th
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Richard H
We never got to fly but their communication is hopeless
The communication from this company is terrible. We knew the flight was weather dependent so I asked if they could
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Eric G
Fantastic Experience
The Milford Sound experience was incredible. We started the tour in Te Anau on a very comfortable with great visibi
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Comfortable coach, dramatic scenery, long day
I’d say this is a must do tour, if in this neck of the wood. The scenery both en route to Milford Sound is dramatic
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Heaven on Earth
Long ride, but did not feel it at all. Breathtaking scenery throughout! Great guide! And the cruise was the icing o
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Despite heavy rain, still amazing
We were caught up in the massive flooding around Feb 2, 2020, and still had great viewing and kayaking. Definitely
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The trip was fantastic. And I wish to get a refund for not going to the Underwater Observatory please.
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Key Details
  • Mitre Peak, Bowen Falls, and 3 more
  • Duration: 2h 40m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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