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Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Queenstown

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Overview
Tucked away in UNESCO-listed Fiordland, the remote reaches of Doubtful Sound offer travelers a serene alternative to the more popular Milford. Relax on this journey that includes a boat trip across Lake Manapouri, a vehicle crossing over Wilmot Pass, and a catamaran cruise through the stunning fiord. Getting there is made simple with pickup from Queenstown hotels.
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You'll start at
88 Beach Street
88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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  • 1
    Doubtful Sound
    Stop: 3 hours -
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  • 2
    Manapouri
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Te Anau
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
88 Beach Street
88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Highlights
  • Be struck by the silence of Doubtful Sound
  • Cruise the remote fiord among soaring peaks
  • Dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, and penguins are common
  • Includes Queenstown transport by coach plus Lake Manapouri ferry
Important Information
Departure Point
88 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable shoes, waterproof jacket and warm clothing
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note: During survey the Patea Explorer will be substituted with another vessel from the Real Journeys fleet
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 135 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
96Reviews
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By: Real Journeys
JayEdward
Florida
7633
No Doubt About this Day Cruise
Per Kiwis, Doubtful Sound is better than Milford Sound and thus well worth the effort. Real Journeys makes it
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dana98045
91
Very interesting and well organized experience!
Had a wonderful time visiting the Te Anau Glow Worm Caves. The entire experience from the boat ride through the
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Linda A
Peterborough, United Kingdom
71
Great day out!
This was a lovely day out. Trip consisted of a 50 min (fairly fast) ride across Manapouri Lake. We then took a 50
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Nigel
London, United Kingdom
60
Great afternoon early evening trip
The steam trip from Queenstown to Walter Peak was very enjoyable. You are able to see the engine running and the
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micjonvis
Sydney, Australia
234
A must see in Te Anau
The whole experience was wonderful. The boat ride across to the caves was informative & spectacular. All the staff
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Philip M
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
36
Glowworm Caves
An all round excellent experience, very informative from the boat journey to the caves, to the pre tour briefing
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HelenMN
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
343
Fabulous day out
This experience promised much and delivered so much more! From the start at Te Anau the coach transfer to
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Katherine
60
Overloaded!
Would be a far more pleasurable experience if they didn't overload the boat, seems unfair to not get a seat there
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Stef B
London, United Kingdom
213
Great way to see Doubtful Sound
The overnight cruise was a lovely way to see Doubtful Sound. We were picked up from Queenstown and had a
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Jeff
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
8014
Pristine Beauty.
Amazing views of Glacial Fjords, Majestic mountains, opaline waters and swirling cloud formations. We normally
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
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