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Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience
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Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience

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Escape the crowds on a Milford Sound cruise aboard a spacious boat with a limited number of passengers. Get up-close views of New Zealand fur seals, dolphins and Fiordland-crested penguins from the luxury lounge in the upper cabin, where you can enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and biscuits as you listen to the skipper’s narration. This boutique vessel provides a superior experience with unforgettable memories of highlights like Mitre Peak.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$72.95
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Milford Sound Scenic Fly-Cruise-Fly departing Queenstown

Milford Sound Scenic Fly-Cruise-Fly departing Queenstown

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Round-trip flights between Queenstown and Milford Sound take you deep into the spectacular Southern Alps. Following a scenic flight with views of snow-covered peaks, remote valleys, and waterfalls, touch down for a boat cruise on Milford Sound. Traveling by both air and water takes you to the dramatic places that you'd miss by sticking to the road.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown

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Receive a passport to some of New Zealand’s most dramatic scenery on this full-day excursion to Milford Sound. Part of the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park, the region features a glacier-carved fjord, soaring mountains, and tumbling waterfalls. Explore via glass-topped bus, go for a cruise along the sound’s waters, stroll the Mirror Lakes Walk, enjoy lunch along the way, and much more.
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group, Award Winning, Full Day Milford Sound Experience from Queenstown
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Small Group, Award Winning, Full Day Milford Sound Experience from Queenstown

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Arguably the most scenic destination in New Zealand, Milford Sound offers a sweeping landscape of jagged snow-capped mountains, shimmering fjords and lakes, towering waterfalls and emerald greenery. Travel with a small group by coach from Queenstown to Fiordland National Park to explore this lush wilderness, including a boat cruise on the Milford Sound. You also see The Remarkables mountain range, Lake Wakatipu—New Zealand's longest lake, and Lake Te Anau—the South Island’s the largest lake.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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TSS Earnslaw & BBQ Buffet Lunch
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TSS Earnslaw & BBQ Buffet Lunch

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Depart Queenstown aboard the TSS ‘Earnslaw’ for a cruise across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Travel round-trip by vintage steamship and dig into a gourmet barbecue lunch at the Colonel’s Homestead. Enjoy chef-prepared Central Otago specialties accompanied by salads, desserts, and local cheeses. Don’t miss the sheep shearing demonstration or showmanship by the farm’s sheepdogs.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from Queenstown

Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from Queenstown

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Upon reaching Milford Sound, board a luxurious catamaran. Peer through panoramic windows of a luxury coach while you travel through the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park with a guide, before a memorable sightseeing cruise by Mitre Peak and the magnificent cliff-side waterfalls of Milford Sound.
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Queenstown 60-minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers

Queenstown 60-minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers

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Experience heart-racing fun on an exhilarating Queenstown jet-boat ride. The expert captain races across Lake Wakatipu, navigates tricky turns on the Kawarau River and speeds through the milky waters of the Shotover River. Grab hold of your seat as the jet boat makes 360-degree spins and fishtails on a rollercoaster ride over the water.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with Buffet Lunch from Queenstown

Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with Buffet Lunch from Queenstown

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Enjoy uninterrupted views of the mountain scenery on the way to Milford Sound in a glass-roofed coach. Your driver will provide commentary along the way, to keep you informed. At Milford Sound, embark on a cruise on the water, all the way out to the Tasman Sea. Interesting commentary is available in several languages. Relax and take in the views as you enjoy a buffet lunch on board.
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise

Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise

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See Milford Sound by air and water, flying round-trip from Queenstown for a small-craft boat cruise through the famous fiord. Save time on this half-day tour as you soar over the World Heritage-listed landscape of Fiordland National Park. Landing at Milford Sound, trade your wings for watercraft and a sightseeing journey with experienced naturalists. Learn about the wildlife and geology of the scenic waterways at one of New Zealand’s top natural wonders. Includes round-trip hotel transfers and a boxed lunch.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride in Queenstown, New Zealand
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Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride in Queenstown, New Zealand

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Take a jet boat ride on the Shotover River during an extreme ride, and make use of transport from Queenstown. Experience adrenaline-fueled fun as the jet boat skims the water’s surface at high speed and fishtails into 360-degree spins. Hold on tight as the captain maneuvers the jet boat over rapids and through narrow canyons during one heart-pounding adventure you won’t soon forget.
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  • 25 minutes
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Franz Josef Heli Hiking Guided Tour
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Franz Josef Heli Hiking Guided Tour

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Experience a Franz Josef Glacier heli-hike as you explore ice caves and other glacial terrain with a professional guide.  Then don provided boots, jacket and ice axe for a guided hike past deep crevasses and towering ice-blue pinnacles before the return chopper ride down. Choose from seasonal departure times to suit your schedule.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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The glacial waters, soaring cliffs, and thundering waterfalls of Milford Sound are spectacular from all angles, and this half-day tour takes in all the highlights. Enjoy thrilling aerial views of the Fiordland National Park on a round-trip flight from Queenstown, and marvel at Mitre Peak, Bowen Falls, and Mount Pembroke on a scenic Milford Sound cruise. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Queenstown

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Travel from Queenstown to the much-loved UNESCO-listed Milford Sound. Your guide will ensure you make the most of your trip with commentary along the way—pointing out scenic viewpoints and areas where Lord of the Rings was filmed. Once you reach Milford Sound, you won’t have to worry about waiting in visitor lines as entrance tickets are included. Enjoy a Milford Sound Discovery Cruise where you’ll see stunning views of waterfalls and Mitre Peak. You’ll also have free time to explore the waterfalls of Lake Marian on foot.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$157.94
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Milford Sound Nature Cruise

Milford Sound Nature Cruise

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See the Eighth Wonder of the World on a Milford Sound Nature cruise, led by a naturalist guide. Gliding past granite walls, glacier-fed waterfalls and stunning Mitre Peak aboard a smaller-sized vessel than most Milford Sound cruises, you’ll have great photo ops of this famous South Island attraction situated within the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. Stay on the water for up to 2 hours, and be on the lookout for Fiordland crested penguins and bottlenose dolphins.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown

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Take a window seat for a scenic round-trip flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound, and see the splendor of Fiordland National Park from the air and sea. Board a cruise and pass dramatic waterfalls and Mitre Peak as you travel to the Tasman Sea. Then soar over the Southern Alps on your return.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whale Watching in Kaikoura by Boat
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Whale Watching in Kaikoura by Boat

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Located on the eastern shores of New Zealand’s South Island, Kaikoura is famous for the spectacular array of marine wildlife living off its shores—but to see the best of it, you have to take to the waves. On this tour, cruise into Kaikoura’s deep waters by speedy catamaran with running commentary throughout from your guide, and spot dolphins, seals, and sperm whales in their natural habitat.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Doubtful Sound Wilderness Day Cruise from Manapouri
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Doubtful Sound Wilderness Day Cruise from Manapouri

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Explore Fiordland National Park's Doubtful Sound on this full-day cruise from Manapouri. Journey across the clear waters of Lake Manapouri, drive over Wilmot Pass into the breathtaking Doubtful Sound. Take in the scenery and keep an eye out for fur seals, bottlenose dolphins, and crested and little blue penguins while listening to commentary from your naturalist guide
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  • 7 hours
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Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight from Franz Josef

Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight from Franz Josef

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Appreciate the majesty and scale of Franz Josef and Fox glaciers from the air during a 30-minute helicopter flight and snow landing. Enjoy aerial views over both glaciers from your prime position in the sky, and hear live commentary from the professional pilot before landing atop either Fox or Franz Josef. Then hop out and focus your camera lens on a glacial scene of frozen icefalls, glowing blue ice fields and plunging crevasses — considered to be among New Zealand’s most stunning landscapes.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Arthur's Pass Full-Day Tour Includes TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch

Arthur's Pass Full-Day Tour Includes TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch

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Explore the Canterbury Plains and Southern Alps on this Arthur’s Pass day tour from Christchurch. Travel through the pastureland of the Canterbury Plains to Springfield with your guide. Hop aboard your TranzAlpine train and journey through the Waimakariri Gorge. Explore the alpine village of Arthur’s Pass in the Otira Gorge and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Visit a sheep farm, and admire native birdlife in the foothills of the Southern Alps. Upgrade to include a hair-raising jet-boat ride on the mighty Waimakariri River!
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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Lord of the Rings Scenic Half Day Tour
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Lord of the Rings Scenic Half Day Tour

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Fans of the Lord of the Rings movies won’t want to miss this fun half-day tour to various filming locations in the Southern Alps. You’ll enjoy exclusive access to private Arcadia Station and will also visit the beautiful Mt. Aspiring National Park. Be amazed by the natural beauty while reliving your favorite movie scenes. Don an LOTR costume and sword too, if you like.
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  • 4 hours
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Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour
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Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour

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See the glowworm caves of Te Anau on an underground adventure sure to charm visitors of all ages. An informative guide joins you on the 2hour and 15 minute Te Anau glowworm caves tour, starting with a cruise across Lake Te Anau. Then marvel at the shimmering illumination of thousands of glowworms as you glide through the quiet darkness of this magical underground world.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Arthur's Pass National Park with TranzAlpine Train Tour from Christchurch

Arthur's Pass National Park with TranzAlpine Train Tour from Christchurch

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Travel by TranzAlpine railway to Arthur's Pass National Park, riding across the Canterbury Plains, then winding through Waimakariri Gorge and into the heart of the Southern Alps on this day trip from Christchurch.  An informative guide takes you on a minivan tour of Arthur's Pass, including short rain forest walks past rivers to mountain vistas at Castle Hill. Enjoy a hotel lunch and light refreshments before the return trip via Waimak Gorge. This small-group tour is limited to eight participants, ensuring a more personalized experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch

Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch

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Visit four boutique wineries of North Canterbury on a half-day wine-tasting tour with optional lunch. Departing Christchurch, you’ll taste a quality selection of wines in the up-and-coming Waipara wine region, including stops at Pegasus Bay, Waipara Hills, Torlesse Wines and Waipara Springs. Learn from a knowledgeable guide about Waipara’s unique terroir as you sip a range of superior reds and whites.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Heli Hike Fox Glacier

Heli Hike Fox Glacier

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The Fox Glacier is widely considered among New Zealand’s most impressive natural attractions—but it’s impossible to appreciate its beauty from ground level. On this tour, take to the skies by helicopter for panoramic views over the glacier, and trek deep into the icy wilderness with your guide—where the forces of nature work their magic. With safety kit and crampons included, see the best of the Fox Glacier up-close.
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  • 4 hours
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What people are saying about South Island Tours

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Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience
"Absolutely amazing scenery seeing Ford land at its best. Great info given by the skipper. Would recommend"..."
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Milford Sound Scenic Fly-Cruise-Fly departing Queenstown
"It was a no go for us that day to milford sound due to weather. But they offered us a scenic flight and Jason the pilot tried to get as close as possible to milford sound but the clouds were in the way. Was still a great flight and amazing view from the top. Would book my next tour with them again in the future."..."
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Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown
"The waterfalls were amazing as was seeing the penguin and seal. Luke’s description of the various landmarks was excellent."..."
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Small Group, Award Winning, Full Day Milford Sound Experience from Queenstown
"A great and comfortable ride with a very knowledgeable guide. Lunch provided was great and the views spectacular! Well worth it!"..."
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TSS Earnslaw & BBQ Buffet Lunch
"Amazing experience. TSS Earnslaw is a piece of history and the ride was fun. Buffet lunch is yummy and well organised. Had fun with the sheep dog show."..."
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Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from Queenstown
"Great experience! Driver, skipper and crew on the catamaran were excellent! Milford Sound itself spectacular!"..."
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Queenstown 60-minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
"Great experience with lot of fun. I would recommend this and I’ll try to do it again while I’m in NZ"..."
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Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with Buffet Lunch from Queenstown
"cruise and scenery on route. The commentary by the coach driver was excellent. cannot remember his name."..."
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Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise
"A pure pleasure from the start in Queenstown via the guided cruise to the final return to Queenstown. Pilots, guides, company, facilities are all top notch! Thanks for your efforts to make this a memorable day!"..."
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Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride in Queenstown, New Zealand
"Coming back after 43 years to do the shotover again was just as thrilling the second time especially having family with me to do it as well."..."
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Franz Josef Heli Hiking Guided Tour
"The helicopter ride over to the glacier was gorgeous. The day was beautiful and our guide was a wealth of information about glacier formation and the dynamics of glacier movement. One of the most incredible hikes I can remember. Worth every penny."..."
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Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
"Unbelievable experience from the moment we got airborne to return. Tommo our pilot was very informative and friendly. Weather was really good and make the flight magical. Milford sound is a natural wonder and flying is the best way to experience that. Air Milford is highly recommended."..."
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Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Queenstown
"I am giving this rate just becuae of our tour guide , Shane. He was such a nice. Friendly, knowledgable and entertaining person. He made the long journey fun, enjoyable and interesting. Of course the sightseeing was spectacular, stunning and amazing but the credit goes to God. Thank you Shane, u are one of the best tour guide I have ever had."..."
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Milford Sound Nature Cruise
"Have no words just an amazing place. Feel like you in Heaven my family loved it specially kids had a great time."..."
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Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown
"The flight was amazing, the scenery spectacular, and Milford Sound was just heaven on earth, it was an amazing day! Highly recommend."..."
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Whale Watching in Kaikoura by Boat
"Saw a sperm whale surface and dive. Also saw about 100 dolphins, as well as a small pod of hector's dolphins. Seals and a heap of jelly fish!"..."
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Doubtful Sound Wilderness Day Cruise from Manapouri
"Beautiful cruise through pristine wilderness. Had good weather which made it even better. Good and won’t can be purchased on board and there was plenty of room on the boat to spread out."..."
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Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight from Franz Josef
"This was without doubt the highlight of our 2 week NZ holiday. Absolutely amazing. Highly recommended. I would advise booking early in the day as the weather can change quickly from midday."..."
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Arthur's Pass Full-Day Tour Includes TranzAlpine Express Train from Christchurch
"Perfectly on time pickup, plenty of time to take pictures, a very well spent day! The guide was very likeable and gave a few explanations and trivia along the way about the countryside and gave very precise instructions for the train. We were able to enjoy the observation cart, so I will have to take another day off to sort the pics 😂. The lunch was perfectly adequate and didn't took too long. The road to the jet boat was beautiful and surprisingly different from the experience of the train. A testament to the richness of Canterbury! The jet boat was a LOT of fun. I was grinning from start to finish! Observing the sheep herding and shearing with the explainations of such a seasoned professional was really nice. I should probably remove one star due to a major mistake by the organizers, which went without consequences. They forgot to book the sheep herding/shearing tour... Luckily they were home and agreed to give us the tour, but it could have ruined this perfect day."..."
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Lord of the Rings Scenic Half Day Tour
"Looking at the movie clips and comparing with real scenery was amazing. The info given by tour guide was good."..."
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Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour
"This was an interesting tour. It was great to see the glow worms shine in the pitch black and the walk through the caves to get to them was an adventure in itself. The rapids flowing through them were spectacular. The cruise to the caves was relaxing and the scenery beautiful. Professional and friendly staff looked after us well"..."
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Arthur's Pass National Park with TranzAlpine Train Tour from Christchurch
"Cat was our tour guide and very knowledgeable. The Blue Mountains are spectacular, Scenic World is interesting and the zoo had several Aussie animals had not yet seen. Coach was comfortable. It was a great day!"..."
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Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch
"Tania, our driver, was hilarious! Loved singing Che Sera, Sera as we were about to drink Syrah! The meal at Waipara Springs was a lovely mix of food. Great to experience a mix of larger wineries & more homely, family run, boutique wineries like Torlesse & George's Rd."..."
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Heli Hike Fox Glacier
"Once in a life time experience. It was amazing. The people were experts in their field, and so friendly."..."
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