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Trips & Tramps

Caswell Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7081
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US$129.49*
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Milford Sound Winter Tour with Cruise from Te Anau
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US$128.73*
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Full-Day Milford Sound Hiking Tour with Cruise
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US$144.73*
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Full-Day Routeburn Track Key Summit Guided Walk from Te Anau
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Operating from Lake Te Anau, Trips & Tramps offers small group Milford Sound cruise and walking tours, guided day hikes on the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler Great Walks plus track transport. Our guides are friendly and down-to-earth, you'll love their fascinating commentary and entertaining kiwi stories.
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“short walks” (27 reviews)
“key summit” (53 reviews)
“small group” (42 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Caswell Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9640, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 7081
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Collected from accommodation and dropped off, this was the winter fjord trip so a slightly shorter day. At 9am you could see all the folks outside their motels waiting for various pick-ups! It was a snowy day so very glad not to be attempting the...More

Thank NaomiofMystery
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 booked the Milford Sound Winter tour with cruise from Te Anau. Our lovely tour guide Steve picked us up and dropped us off at our accommodation in Te Anau. It's a nice small tour on a smaller bus which we really...More

Thank Kylie F
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your trip with Steve - he has had 20+ years of living and working in the area so knows it quite well! You mentioned small group and small vehicle - and we like to think that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on this tour with another family and really enjoyed it. In fact, we all agreed it was a highlight of our visit to the South Island. It was a great, informative, personalised experience where our guide (Steven) shared all sorts of interesting information...More

Thank Idol H
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thanks for your review. It sounds like you had an amazing day! You make a good point about the Milford Road being as spectacular as Milford Sound itself - and going on a guided trip means you won't miss out on all the great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steve from Trips and Tramps was great in organising our pick up from Gunns Camp in the Hollyford, and dropping us off at the Milford Heliport for the chopper trip into Martins Bay Hut. All went perfectly well, and the bonus trip through the Homer...More

Thank KiwiSaver
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thanks for your review. Glad we could help with the logistics for your trip! Having local knowledge and contacts helps! Look forward to helping out next time you're down this way. Kate

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bus and cruise experience was unforgettable. Fabulous weather and a great tour guide.We experienced a part of N Z that we never thought was as great as it was, Most New Zealanders don.t know what they have at their back door and head overseas...More

Thank Phillip B
Steve N, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and so glad you enjoyed your experience. Yes Milford Sound is definitely worth a visit in the winter, we get some beautiful days on the coast. I'm so glad you had this opportunity to visit Fiordland, no doubt your...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

Doing this trip in the NZ winter was always going to be a risk but one which more than paid off. Our guide, Jeff, is passionate about NZ, conservation and Fjordland. Six people plus Jeff spent the morning driving up the Milford road, often in...More

1  Thank Velox
Steve N, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you for your review. You perfectly captured the wonder of a winter Milford tour with us! Less people, crisp clear days, awesome guides (although we have those year around too ;0), local knowledge meaning we can keep you safe on the winter roads. Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

I would not recommend the "Coach Cruise and Walk" trip to Milford Sound. They advertise it as a "small and personal trip", however I found it to be crowded and hectic. Prior to leaving Te Anau, we spent a long time picking people up all...More

1  Thank QuestChicago
Steve N, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hello, Thank you for your honest review. I'm sorry you had an unenjoyable day, it sounds like you came at a very busy time of the year and that your disappointment was due to the busy-ness of the area - which unfortunately is something we...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

This trip was a walk to the Key Summit, Routeburn track and was a guided walk. It started with a pick-up at the hotel at 08:00 and we were dropped off back at the hotel at 17:45. Whilst the guide was very good and we...More

Thank R B
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to provide a review on your trip. I am sorry that you feel like taking a guided trip was not worthwhile. It is unusual for this trip to get back so late, we usually get back about 4.30-5pm, I...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

My friend and I did the day trip with Anja as our guide and she was wonderful. She has so much knowledge and really was excellent. We were picked up from our hostel in Te Anau and were joined by another family. It was nice...More

1  Thank Bridget C
Katiepai, Owner at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hello, thank you for your feedback. You summed up the trip perfectly. We aim to give excellent customer service by doing the little things well. Going in a small group certainly gives you the opportunity to spend more time with your guide and also to...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Our daughter, plus wife and me, set off with a small group by mini-bus. Prompt pickup from our door and Andrew, our guide, was a mine of information and wit en route to Milford Sound and our boat trip up and down the Fjord. The...More

1  Thank 295Colin
Steve N, Front Office Manager at Trips & Tramps, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hi, thank you for your review - I will be sure to pass it on to Andrew also. Glad you had such a good day. Thank you for outlining the virtues of the boat trip also - we use this cruise because we truly believe...More

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Rome_at_Easter
27 September 2016|
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Response from Katiepai | Property representative |
Yes you can book closer to the time, but do try to give us at least 48 hours notice as we can book out. If you have a bit of flexibility with your days though it shouldn't be a problem. Other recommendations in our area... More
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swanlyn
24 September 2016|
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Response from Katiepai | Property representative |
You can phone us on free phone 0800 305807 within NZ or 64 3 2497081. Alternatively you can use our website. We don't have a physical office in town but the visitor centre Explore Fiordland (opposite the supermarket Fresh... More
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Perrod P
13 January 2015|
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If you visit our website tripsand tramps.comcom you'll see details of our small group Milford Sound tours. If you have any further questions please ask, or you can book online. Regards Steve
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