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Milford Sound Sea Kayak - The Sunriser Classic

Embark on an epic paddling adventure discovering New Zealand's beautiful Fiordland from the water with Rosco's Kayaks!

Embark on an epic paddling adventure discovering New Zealand's beautiful Fiordland from the water with Rosco's Kayaks!


  • Paddle a large scenic loop of Milford Sound on an epic kayak tour
  • Witness spectacular scenery and visit stunning scenic locations
  • Friendly local paddle guide will highlight unique spots only accessible by kayak
  • The most popular kayak tour from the longest established owner-operated kayaking company in New Zealand!

Get ready to discover all the magic of Milford Sound as you join the Sunriser Classic, one of the most original and popular trips created by Rosco's Kayaks!

Suitable for everyone, this tour will take you on a classic loop of Milford Sound, as you are led by your friendly, expert guide to experience the highlights of this spectacular natural playground.

Feel the spray of the water kiss your face as you pass glorious waterfalls, breathe in the glory of the ancient Rainforest that clings to the cliff faces, and marvel at spectacular scenery from your unique perspective on the water.

If you're lucky, there's a chance you could meet the true locals - the dolphins, seals, penguins and array of birdlife that call Milford Sound home.

What are you waiting for - come and discover this unique slice of paradise with the longest established owner-operated kayaking company in New Zealand!

Per Person $165.00 (14 years +)

What's included

  • All the specialist paddling gear you need, including a buoyancy aid, spray skirt, spray jacket, thermals, a fleece, poggies (like gloves but better), a dry bag for your camera, and of course, a quality sea kayak with a foot-operated rudder!


  • Allow approximately 5 hours for the whole experience


  • Departure Point: Deep Water Basin in Milford.

  • Deep Water Basin road is the first left turn after the Milford Lodge - Meet at the green tent / yellow kayaks.


  • Strictly suitable for ages 14 years and over only..

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Time on the water is approximately 3-3.5 hours. Allow approximately 5 hours duration for the whole experience. .


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This award is evidence of a sophisticated tourism business that consistently exceeds visitor expectations. Their proactive leadership and management ensure the business's focus on continuously improving their economic, social and environmental performance to create genuine, constantly evolving and sustainable tourism experiences.

This award recognises the best sustainable tourism businesses in New Zealand. It denotes exceptional customer experiences at the heart of everything the company does. This business is leading the way in making the New Zealand tourism industry a world class sustainable visitor destination.

When you see the Qualmark logo, your activity of choice is endorsed by New Zealand Tourism's official quality assurance organisation and backed by leaders in the industry. It's your trusted guide to iconic activities and experiences that are awarded for their exceptionally high level of quality, safety and sustainability.

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