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“smaller boat”(39 reviews)
“captain craig”(4 reviews)
“cookies”(16 reviews)
With more than 40 years of working and living in the Fiordland area, operating smaller boats means that we can get you up close and personal and offer a more personal experience. Cruise Milford can guarantee you a truly memorable and informative...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
+64 3-398 6112
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All reviews smaller boat captain craig cookies complimentary tea new zealand personal experience great commentary getting wet friendly crew excellent trip the bus these guys saw dolphins great weather a nice touch plenty of space small group
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great boat ride. More of a no frills experience but we were there to see nature not take a luxury cruise! Great captain and crew and saw everything we wanted to see! We chose this because most boat rides include round trip transportation and we...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent all around! You won’t be disappointed with this smaller but more intimate Milford Sound Cruise. Extremely well organized, service was wonderful and the cruise itself was awe-inspiring. All previous 5 star reviews are bang-on.

Thank ammditullio
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cruise Milford picked us up at Milford Sound Port and we enjoyed a two (2) hour cruise out to the heads and back. The boat stopped several times to indicate penguins, great waterfalls and seals sunbathing on rocks. At one waterfall the boat pulled so...More

Thank Trail711651
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The ship left on time, was clean, quiet, and not over crowded. The crew was very knowledgeable, helpful, and informative. The crew seemed like they really liked what they did from start to finish. Free coffee, tea, water, and cookies. A very great experience. You...More

Thank ed1844
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traveled to Milford sound on our cruise ship radiance of the seas on oct 31. It was very cold but so clear and beautiful. There was still snow on the mountain tops and you can see several waterfalls. We did not see any wildlife...More

Thank Kristi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, toddler and I had a fantastic afternoon cruise. We couldn't go with Cruise Milford due to some technical issues so they put us on Mitre Peak Cruises, which is a very similar boat. Small boat was great and while we could roam around...More

Thank Crevalcore
G0ld00, Manager at Cruise Milford, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review and sorry for the inconvenience however we are very pleased that you enjoyed your cruise and understanding.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can not say enough for how wonderful our time with the captain and crew! This is a smaller boat and that is 100% the way you want to go!!! Due to its small size we were able to get right up into covers and...More

Thank DJmeetsWorld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the cruise in mid-October and had a great time. The scenery was stupendous, but would have been impossible without the fabulous captain and crew. The whole team worked together and informed us about all kinds of facts about the Sound and provided a...More

Thank Telkontar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best cruise ever! The view of Milford Sound is absolutely stunning.The close encounter with the waterfalls is truly amazing. The boat is smaller compared to other providers but there was ample space to move around and take photos at different vantage points. Seats inside were...More

Thank nmalaluan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trip proves that a smaller boat offers best opportunities to take photos of the great views! The boat is not crowded. We had plenty of room to move around and everyone had the chance to stand in front and take great photos! Loved the...More

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15 October 2018|
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Response from CruiseM5 | Property representative |
Hi Yes we pick up from in front of the Hotel and yes the Bus has a toilet on-board.
23 April 2018|
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Response from G0ld00 | Property representative |
Hi Yes we have a dedicated Te Anau to Milford return tour with Fiordland tours unfortunately we are not operating in June as we are doing another upgrade on the boat and we will be away from Milford for that Month.
9 April 2018|
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Response from garyrU7172XN | Reviewed this property |
The previous answers have adequately summed it up. No rain at cruise time would be best, however if it was raining it would not detract from the wonderful experience.