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Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise

2 Day Tour

Cruise

Tour Details

Highlights

  • Three course buffet dinner + continental breakfast prepared by on-board chef
  • Plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing
  • Kayak or small boat activity options
  • Specialist nature guide on-board

Doubtful Sound is unspoiled, unmatched and unforgettable. So get ready to create some lifelong memories as the Fiordland Navigator takes you through the ultimate Doubtful Sound experience.

Spend a magical night aboard the Fiordland Navigator that sleeps 72 and enjoy the spacious viewing decks, dining salon, licensed bar and observation lounge. As you cruise through some of New Zealand’s most stunning scenery, our knowledgeable nature guides will provide commentary ensuring you miss nothing, be it the pod of resident dolphins, fur seals or rare penguins you might encounter.

Lunch options

Optional lunch is available for an additional price. Please click here for the menu.

Special Notes

  • There are daily Queenstown and Te Anau coach connections (extra cost) with free transfers from most accommodation
  • Picnic lunch options can be pre-ordered for first day
  • Duvets, sheets and towels provided
  • Complimentary tea and coffee is available
  • Suitable for all ages, with the exception of infants in quad share room

Trip Plan

Tour Length: 24-27 hours

Minimum Number: From 1 person. If you would like to book a group charter, please contact us for a quote.

Cruise departure times: September – May

  • Manapouri (cruise only): 12pm
  • Te Anau (coach & cruise): 11am
  • Queenstown (coach & cruise): 9.00am

Cruise arrival times: September – May

  • Manapouri (cruise only): 11.45am
  • Te Anau (coach & cruise): 12.45pm
  • Queenstown (coach & cruise): 3.30pm

What to Bring: For the most enjoyable experience, we recommend that you bring:

  • Non-slip walking shoes/boots
  • Waterproof jacket*
  • Warm sweater/fleece jacket
  • Change of clothes*
  • Sunscreen/sunglasses
  • Insect repellent*
  • Swimwear (optional)
  • Camera
  • Cash for bar and snacks
  • Lunch and snacks or pre-order a lunch box for first day
  • Small bag only

* Essential items if you are doing activities. Activities take place even if it is raining.

Tour Cost

Prices may vary depending on room choice and location: 

  • Leaving from Manapouri: from $785.00pp NZD
  • Leaving from Queenstown: from $849.00pp NZD
  • Leaving from Te Anau: from $799.00pp NZD

*Prices shown is per adult twin-share

Please contact us for a quote,

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Booking

  • A minimum of 2 adults must be attending the tour for the tour to take place.
  • Application for a tour must be made by phone, fax or e-mail no later than 5:00 PM of the day before the tour.
  • Your application may not be accepted if the tour is full, prior to your booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation of tours is free if carried out by 5:00 PM, two working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours carried out by 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost 50% of the price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of tours after 5:00 PM one working day before the tour will cost the full price of the tour.
  • Cancellation of fishing tours will cost 20% of the tour cost after you have sent in your form as the boat will be chartered.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton movie set tours will cost NZ$35.00 per person as a cancellation of lunch fee if cancelled after 5:00 pm four working days before the tour.
  • Cancellation of Hobbiton evening banquet tours will cost the full price of the tour if cancelled after 5:00 pm eight working days before the tour.
  • If you won't show up at the pick-up time even after 15 mins of the time, we have to start the tours without you.

Tour Costs

  • If there are two adults attending the tour, the cost of the tour written is the cost for one person.
  • If there are two adults attending the tour, children ( aged 5~11 ) will cost half of what is written.

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