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Old 25-08-2018, 03:26 PM   #2431
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Is there any remote chance of seeing the aurora in Queenstown in early nov ?
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Old 26-08-2018, 06:34 PM   #2432
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too much light pollution. Stewart Island maybe.

Is there any remote chance of seeing the aurora in Queenstown in early nov ?
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Old 27-08-2018, 07:56 PM   #2433
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Yeah - Stewart Island :-)
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Old 28-08-2018, 10:03 PM   #2434
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Milford Sound tour and other activities

Hi guys,

Where do you guys book your milford sound tour? i am planning to take a break from driving and take the pick up from queenstown to milford sound.
Question is how do you guys settle for the breakfast / lunch?

What other activities (like bungy, jetboat, horse trekking) will you be doing in queenstown and which company to book with for these activities?

TIA
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Old 28-08-2018, 10:47 PM   #2435
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Hi guys,

Where do you guys book your milford sound tour? i am planning to take a break from driving and take the pick up from queenstown to milford sound.
Question is how do you guys settle for the breakfast / lunch?

What other activities (like bungy, jetboat, horse trekking) will you be doing in queenstown and which company to book with for these activities?

TIA
I booked the Milford Sound cruise directly at the ferry terminal. Just be there before 10 am you should be fine.

Breakfast can tabao and eat along the way or before you embark on the journey to the Sound. Lunch can settle after you done the cruise.

Bungy and luge are nice activities to do at Queenstown. Fergburger and Pantagonia Chocolate too.

Jetboat is a must try also. But I prefer to do it at Cromwell together with the gold mining.
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Old 30-08-2018, 01:54 PM   #2436
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anyone tried the ziptrek in queenstown before? thinking whether to go for ziptrek at Queenstown or just sight-seeing at Glenorchy instead.
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Old 04-09-2018, 09:49 PM   #2437
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Hello,

I booked from bookme.co.nz for my Milford Sound 1 day tour (with Go Orange). There was a promotion when i booked and was only about NZ140 for 2 pax. There will be a pit stop after an hour drive from QT for people to grab breakfast and lunch is provided with most tour group on the cruise.

Pick up in the AM is usually at popular spot (mine was just opposite Fergburger).

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anyone tried the ziptrek in queenstown before? thinking whether to go for ziptrek at Queenstown or just sight-seeing at Glenorchy instead.
I would recommend Glenorchy + Paradise (if you can).
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Old 05-09-2018, 11:12 AM   #2439
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Hi guys,

Where do you guys book your milford sound tour? i am planning to take a break from driving and take the pick up from queenstown to milford sound.
Question is how do you guys settle for the breakfast / lunch?

What other activities (like bungy, jetboat, horse trekking) will you be doing in queenstown and which company to book with for these activities?

TIA
i booked my milford sound cruise from Southern Discoveries. the cruise includes a small lunch bag with sandwiches, chips, drinks etc
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Old 05-09-2018, 06:18 PM   #2440
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Thanks! So far I see goorange is the cheapest also. Was the experience okay with them?


Hello,

I booked from bookme.co.nz for my Milford Sound 1 day tour (with Go Orange). There was a promotion when i booked and was only about NZ140 for 2 pax. There will be a pit stop after an hour drive from QT for people to grab breakfast and lunch is provided with most tour group on the cruise.

Pick up in the AM is usually at popular spot (mine was just opposite Fergburger).

Cheers
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Thanks. Okay will check out the price for southern discoveries

i booked my milford sound cruise from Southern Discoveries. the cruise includes a small lunch bag with sandwiches, chips, drinks etc
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Old 05-09-2018, 06:20 PM   #2442
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What is paradise?

I would recommend Glenorchy + Paradise (if you can).
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Old 05-09-2018, 06:41 PM   #2443
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For Milford Sound cruise, we went with Jucy. Less than $50 each person with a small breakfast. I believe they are also on bookme. We drove to Milford Sound on our own though. Jucy give a further discount if you are renting their campervan.
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What is paradise?
It's an ulu small town north of Glenorchy. It's also one of the sites where they filmed LOTR. There is no cell phone reception and you have to drive through unpaved roads and streams to get there.

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Paradise is also where we went horse riding.
More than 2 hours plus.
Butt hurts, no joke.
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