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Private Full-Day Tour in Doubtful Sound with Kayak Experience

Available from Dec 26

Private Full-Day Tour in Doubtful Sound with Kayak Experience

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This is a Doubtful Sound trip not to be missed! Whether joining us in Te Anau or from Manapouri, this one-day sea kayaking adventure is a truly unique way to experience what this practically untouched wilderness has to offer. A full day out with an experienced guide and small group of kayakers, you will explore Deep Cove, Rolla Island + over to Olphert Cove and return. From Te Anau, this wilderness experience begins with a short transfer to Manapouri to board a boat for the spectacular cruise across Lake Manapouri. Then enjoy crossing the remote alpine route of Wilmot Pass by coach to Doubtful Sound. You'll paddle for 3 hours amidst lush rain forest and waterfalls and look up at the towering cliffs from water level, a truly amazing sight. Then make the journey back across Wilmot Pass and Lake Manapouri - a day to remember forever. Penguins, seals and dolphins are sometimes encountered and bird song breaks the stillness as we paddle along the shoreline.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$175,41
From
US$175,41
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Doubtful Sound Overnight Kayak Adventure

Available from Dec 26

Doubtful Sound Overnight Kayak Adventure

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Experience a personal adventure; sea kayaking + camping in a remote environment that epitomises what Fiordland is all about – tranquil beauty, sounds of silence, towering cliffs, waterfalls + lush rain forest. Penguins, seals + dolphins are also sometimes encountered. On arrival to Doubtful Sound, travellers change into paddling gear, pack their kayaks and are given a full safety briefing from their experienced guide. The group will spend five hours kayaking in Doubtful Sound alongside the massive glacial landscape and mountainsides. On arrival at the camp site, tents are set up by travellers and as evening falls the group enjoys the company of fellow paddlers as they prepare their meal and enjoy their surroundings before a nights sleep in the pristine native rainforest. On day 2, travellers kayak out of Hall Arm and then to Malaspina Reach and Elizabeth Island before returning early afternoon to Deep Cov. The final leg is the journey back across Wilmot Pass and Lake Manapouri.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$270,22
From
US$270,22
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Jet Boat Trout Fishing in Fiordland

Available tomorrow

Jet Boat Trout Fishing in Fiordland

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Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Waiau River on this full-day jet boat fishing adventure from Te Anau. Delve deep into New Zealand’s beautiful Fiordland region with your guide. Cruise along the mighty Waiau River and, when you’ve found your spot, cast your line into the crystal-clear waters. Wait for the trout to bite and enjoy panoramic views over the spectacular Fiordland National Park. This fishing trip requires no previous experience whatsoever, just a desire to enjoy a relaxing day in the heart of rural New Zealand!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$507,94
per group
From
US$507,94
per group

Morning Tea Cruise on Historic Motor Yacht from Te Anau

Available from Thursday

Morning Tea Cruise on Historic Motor Yacht from Te Anau

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It can be difficult to really stop and appreciate the sights and sounds of Fiordland National Park when you’re hiking or mountain biking. This easy-going morning cruise takes the hiking packs, sweating and heavy breathing out of the equation. Cruise along Lake Te Anau in an elegant 1930s sailing yacht and enjoy the views of the towering Southern Alps from the lake.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$85,55
From
US$85,55

Day Safari Sea Kayaking Trip from Te Anau

Available from Friday

Day Safari Sea Kayaking Trip from Te Anau

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Experience the majesty of Milford Sound in the clear morning hours with a daybreak kayaking trip from Te Anau. Relax and enjoy the scenery along spectacular Milford Road as your driver approaches the launch point, and then embark on the popular Sunriser Classic kayak tour that highlights the sound’s best waterfalls, wildlife, and peaks.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$139,02
From
US$139,02

Doubtful Sound Wilderness Day Cruise from Manapouri

Available from Thursday

Doubtful Sound Wilderness Day Cruise from Manapouri

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Explore Fiordland National Park's Doubtful Sound on this full-day cruise from Manapouri. Aboard a luxury catamaran, take in the scenery and keep an eye out for fur seals, bottlenose dolphins, and crested and little blue penguins while listening to commentary from your naturalist guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$121,23
From
US$121,23
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Fly Fishing in Fiordland

Available tomorrow

Fly Fishing in Fiordland

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Join us for a distinctly Fiordland fishing experience on the Waiau River you won’t forget in a hurry. • Perfect chance to battle bountiful, aggressive Fiordland rainbow and wily brown trout. • Using our boat provides us with superior maneuverability for top results drift fishing the river or accessing beaches and islands on the river you can’t get to on foot. • Experience the outstanding evening rises and Mayfly hatches that can occur on the Upper Waiau. • Our professional kiwi guides are true Fiordland locals and great people to spend time with – they know the Waiau River like the back of their hand. • Enjoy kiwi hospitality at its very best; our BBQ lunch with locally sourced produce tops off an epic day on the water.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$507,94
per group
From
US$507,94
per group

Afternoon Te Anau Cruise on Historic Motor Yacht

Available tomorrow

Afternoon Te Anau Cruise on Historic Motor Yacht

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Get around Lake Te Anau with ease on a small-group tour that combines an elegant cruise and guided nature walks in Fiordland National Park. At the wharf you’ll board a historical motor yacht for a relaxed cruise with afternoon tea. After a bush walk amid the South Island’s famed scenery,  your crew sets sail for the return. This cruise is limited to 16 passengers to ensure a comfortable, personable experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$85,55
From
US$85,55

Milford Sound Experience Full Day from Te Anau

Available from Thursday

Milford Sound Experience Full Day from Te Anau

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Take a cruise on Milford Sound, arguably the most scenic destination on New Zealand’s South Island, during this day trip from Te Anau. En route, you’ll tour the features of Fiordland National Park, home to untouched alpine forest, pristine waterways, glaciers and soaring peaks. Experience sightseeing stops and bush walks before a boat excursion, including a buffet lunch and narration by a well-versed guide. Numbers are limited to ensure a personalized experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$142,22
From
US$142,22
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Jet Boat Journey through Fiordland National Park - Pure Wilderness

Available tomorrow

Jet Boat Journey through Fiordland National Park - Pure Wilderness

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Step into a powerful Fiordland Jet boat and cruise down the mighty Waiau River on this roughly two-hour adventure into the heart of Fiordland National Park. With no windows and no ceilings on the jet boat, you’ll hear the wind rush past you as you head down river to Lake Manapouri. Disembark and explore the Park’s ancient forest, then return in your jet boat, doing stunts along the way that you could never do in a car or tour bus.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$117,39
From
US$117,39

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise

Available tomorrow

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise

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This Doubtful Sound overnight cruise takes you over Manapouri Lake to this South Island gem in the UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park. Board the ‘Fiordland Navigator,’ a 3-mast motorized boat designed on a traditional scow, and cruise past soaring granite peaks in New Zealand’s second-largest fiord. Learn from an onboard nature guide about wildlife such as fur seals, penguins, and bottlenose dolphins. Then spend the night in a comfortable cabin, including a 3-course buffet dinner and breakfast. Join the cruise in Manapouri or include coach transfers from Te Anau or Queenstown.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$202,50
From
US$202,50
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Fiordland Jet Boat and Biking Combo from Te Anau

Available tomorrow

Fiordland Jet Boat and Biking Combo from Te Anau

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At Fiordland Jet we want to take tourism back to what it use to be! With a small group of 11-13 passengers per boat, our tours are all about making a personal connection with each one of our guests. This is an interactive tour - not just a thrill ride. We are the only commercial scenic operators on these waterways, which gives guests a truly unique opportunity to experience the magic of Fiordland without long lines or crowds
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$145,18
From
US$145,18
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Champagne Sightseeing Cruise on Lake Te Anau

Available tomorrow

Champagne Sightseeing Cruise on Lake Te Anau

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Enjoy majestic views of the Fiordland wilderness without hiking up mountains or even breaking a sweat on this luxury sunset cruise. Enjoy champagne and canapés on the deck of this impeccably-preserved 1930s sailing yacht and marvel at the rolling hills and dense forest stretching from the shores of Lake Te Anau through to the horizon. Relax and watch the sun set over the Southern Alps.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$85,55
From
US$85,55

Kepler Track Boat and Hike

Available from Friday

Kepler Track Boat and Hike

The most scenic jet boat ride ever: see actual “Lord of the Rings” film locations on the way down to the beautiful Lake Manapouri. On the way down the river you will get the chance to spot rainbow and brown trout. There is an amazing view around every river bend. The ride has a pinch of adrenalin and heaps of natural beauty. Lake Manapouri is amazing and you may not see another boat in sight. Your start of part of the Kepler Track begins on disembarking from the boat at approximately 12:00 pm. A leisurely guided walk begins through towering Beech trees and even taller Rimu trees. Our guide will share his/her knowledge with you; Native trees, ferns and the occasional Bellbirds, Tuis, friendly Fantails, Tomtits, Finches and Robins will keep your camera clicking. The hike concludes at the large suspension bridge at Rainbow Reach where your transport awaits to take you back to Te Anau
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$249,52
Price varies by group size
From
US$249,52
Price varies by group size
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Epic Kepler

Available from Thursday

Epic Kepler

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Explore Fiordland by Heli, Hike & Boat * Private, full or half day experience * Perfect for people looking to see and do it all in a single day A fantastic Fiordland experience that truly does have it all. Begin with a spectacular helicopter ride to Mount Luxmore, hike the famous Kepler Track and short boat ride on Lake Te Anau.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$617,65
Price varies by group size
From
US$617,65
Price varies by group size

Twin Lakes Helicopter Jet Boat Combo Tour from Te Anau

Available tomorrow

Twin Lakes Helicopter Jet Boat Combo Tour from Te Anau

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Southland is known for its natural beauty, from mighty rivers and forests to stunning glaciers and mountaintops. It can be stressful to cram all the sights into your itinerary, however. This fast-paced tour of the Twin Lakes removes some of that stress. Travel in a jetboat down the Waiau River to Lake Manapouri. Then switch to a helicopter and fly to the top of the Jackson Peaks, where you can take in panoramic views of Fiordland National Park.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$355,74
From
US$355,74

Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise from Te Anau with Picnic Lunch

Available from Thursday

Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise from Te Anau with Picnic Lunch

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Get a comprehensive tour of Milford Sound with this combination coach and boat cruise. Book ahead to ensure you see the area’s highlights; first traveling along Milford Sound Road in a glassed-in coach for panoramic views, stopping for photo ops and short walks. Then transfer to a boat for a scenic cruise on the Tasman Sea, during which you will dig in to a buffet lunch with unlimited coffee and tea.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$87,37
From
US$87,37
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Milford Sound Small Group Tour Including Cruise & Lunch from Te Anau

Available from Thursday

Milford Sound Small Group Tour Including Cruise & Lunch from Te Anau

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A small group day fully guided tour including a picnic lunch from Te Anau to the stunningly beautiful region of Milford Sound where you board your cruise with the No.1 Cruise on TripAdvisor for a majestic experience with spectacular mountains, waterfalls and wildlife. Our tours are run in small groups with a maximum of 16 people, in modern minibuses, specially built to enhance your tour experience and day. On board we have amazing, passionate guides who always have a lot of stories and commentary to keep you entertained along the way. There are so many little things that make our tours unique and memorable including secret stops, complimentary water/ snacks and USB charging ports in the tour vehicle. We are proud that our customer reviews show it's not all about the destination... it's the journey that makes our tours special.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$134,77
From
US$134,77
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Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour

Available from Thursday

Milford Sound Cruise with Optional Bus Tour

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Enjoy uninterrupted views of glacier-carved cliffs on a Milford Sound cruise aboard the Maiden of Milford, a 3-deck vessel. This sightseeing cruise through one of the South Island’s most stunning natural wonders takes you past vivid waterfalls to frolicking dolphins and New Zealand fur seals. Meet at the pier or opt for a round-trip coach tour of UNESCO-listed Fiordland National Park from Queenstown, and stop for photographs and some short nature walks en route to Milford Sound.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$53,50
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US$53,50
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Milford Sound Coach & Cruise from Queenstown or Te Anau

Available from Dec 1

Milford Sound Coach & Cruise from Queenstown or Te Anau

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Travel along the spectacular alpine route of the Milford Road through awe-inspiring scenery. Considered one of the most beautiful drives in the world, you'll experience this journey in comfort on our coaches. Enjoy the panoramic views from our reclining seats that maximise viewing. With multiple stops along the Milford Road and time for short walks and photo opportunities, our knowledgeable drivers will provide you with some of the best commentary out there. On reaching Milford Sound, you'll join a spectacular 2-hour cruise to the mouth of the fiord on a spacious, newly renovated vessel.The Milford Haven has large windows, spacious decks and comfortable lounge areas which offer uninterrupted views of the towering peaks and surging waterfalls. Food and drinks available on board. Please note, you will travel on either the Go Orange Milford Haven or the Real Journeys Milford Mariner vessel. Please contact our customer service team for more information.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$87,37
From
US$87,37
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Milford Sound Tour from Te Anau to Queenstown

Available from Aug 7

Milford Sound Tour from Te Anau to Queenstown

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Be mesmerized by Milford Sound on a full-day trip from Te Anau to Queenstown. Travel through World Heritage–listed Fiordland National Park and go sightseeing on a Milford Sound cruise past majestic Mitre Peak. Enjoy a buffet lunch or opt for a Japanese-style bento box (if selected). Includes hotel pickup and drop-off with commentary on board the coach and cruise boat.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$150,35
From
US$150,35
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