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Rosco's Milford Kayaks

Deep water basin, Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
+64 800 476 726
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For the best fjord experience, just do the kayaking!

My friends and I went for sea kayaking at Milford Sound. Even though it's winter, we were given... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Peiyan L
via mobile

We had a perfect winters day on the Sound for our 5.5 hour kayak tour so we were very fortunate... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Kara W
Sydney, Australia
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Want to kayak Milford Sound? Roscos Milford Kayaks is the longest owner operated sea kayaking business in New Zealand and great value too! First time paddler or pro, we’ve got a Milford Sound kayaking experience to suit just about anyone! Try 'Rosco's Original' Milford Sound Kayak Trip - Sunriser Classic - paddling the loop of Milford Sound, right through to, the 'Kayak Kombo', Rosco’s ultimate experience where you kayak and you get a Milford Track walk adventure included. The choice is yours and your trip will most certainly be one you will remember!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Deep water basin, Milford Sound 9679, New Zealand
+64 800 476 726

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went for sea kayaking at Milford Sound. Even though it's winter, we were given thermals and waterproof outer layers to wear. So the for whole time we were out in the waters kayaking, we were quite comfortable and did not feel...More

2  Thank Peiyan L
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had a perfect winters day on the Sound for our 5.5 hour kayak tour so we were very fortunate. Dylan our guide was a crack up and full of knowledge about the area and the environment. Even though it was winter and zero degrees...More

1  Thank Kara W
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had an amazing time on our Kayaking trip with Rosco's. They provide everything you need, even for a cold winter day (thermals, jackets), and were very knowledgeable. We had a perfect day, and would highly recommend using them to see the sound!

Thank MapleWattle
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We went kayaking on the sunriser classic. Had a great time on the water in beautiful weather! go for it in the winter, the weather is calmer there are less people and so much better than a busy cruise

Thank jpl0bb
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and I did a kayaking tour through Rosco's and got picked up in Te Anau by Andrew and were driven to the gorgeous Milford sound (after a beautiful drive and many interesting facts about the area) where we kayaked with Courteney. Absolutely loved...More

Thank Joni N
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We hiked the Milford Track and needed a a boat from the end of the track to Milford. Roscos is the only company commissioned by the DOC to provide this service which is a problem in itself. They charge $45 one way for what should...More

Thank koganya
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We did the day safari and it was great getting picked up and driven out to Milford Sound, enjoying the commentary and dozing off ability. We arrived and we're kitted out, now I knew from the website they were going to give us thermals and...More

Thank Aussie_Traveller183
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Incredible experience! If you like to kayak or simply appreciate seeing an area by water under your own power, this is the place to do it. Our guide, Courtney, was phenomenal with loads of information about the local geography, history and folklore. She made the...More

Thank Bart P
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Daunting at first but we had an absolutely amazing time, the staff were super friendly, the clothing provided kept us warm and dry throughout our trip (Sunriser Classic). We had beautiful weather and even got to see dolphins and fur seals, which totally made it...More

Thank Monique G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This was the perfect fit for us on experiencing Milford sound - small operation with intimate knowledge and passion for their craft. Our driver picked us up at our lodging in Te Anau at 6:45 am for the drive to Milford. Given that it had...More

Thank Margaret D
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12 March 2017|
Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
Sea Kayak with Rosco's was great - terrific guides and you can ride together as the sea kayaks are 2 seaters. We did an early morning sea kayak and then did a cruise the following day - which was great - gave us some time... More
Michelle P
6 March 2017|
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Response from RoscoTeAnau | Property representative |
Hi, unfortunately we are unable to take anyone out under the age of 14yo
Na S
1 February 2017|
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Response from RoscoTeAnau | Property representative |
Greetings Thank you for your question, you will lose cellphone reception about 20 minutes drive out from Te Anau, there will be no cell phone reception along the Milford road or once you are in Milford. Kind... More