The Cruise

Introducing Fiordland's best kept secret, Doubtful Sound.

From$199

  • Maximum capacity 45 passengers
  • Relaxed 3 hour cruise on Doubtful Sound to the Tasman Sea
  • Large viewing deck, covered & uncovered seating
  • Awesome staff 
  • English only commentary
  • Lunch options available for purchase (pre-ordered)
  • Free hot drinks on board 
  • Free transfers from Te Anau / Manapouri
  • Queenstown coach connection available (additional)
       
Winter Cruise Departures      
DOUBTFUL SOUND DATE ADULT / CHILD  
Closed for winter  1 May - 31 Aug    
       
Summer Cruise Departures      
EX MANAPOURI DATE ADULT / CHILD  
10:00am - 5:15pm 1 Oct -31 Oct $199 / 99 (special)  
10:00am - 5:15pm 1 Nov - 30 Apr $255 / 115  
07:15am - 2:45pm 1 Dec - 31 Mar $230 / 115  
       
Coach + Cruise Departures
     
EX TE ANAU DATE ADULT / CHILD  
09:00am - 5:45pm 1 Oct - 31 Oct $199 / 99*  
09:00am - 5:45pm 1 Nov - 15 May $255 / 115*  
06:15am - 3:15pm 1 Dec - 31 Mar $230 / 115*  
*Includes free transfers from Te Anau & Manapouri  
EX QUEENSTOWN DATE ADULT / CHILD  
06:25am 1 Oct - 7:30pm $269 / 129  

Itinerary

Cruise across Lake Manapouri by ferry, by coach cross the Southern Alps over the Wilmot Pass and into Doubtful Sound. In Doubtful Sound spend 3 leisurely hours exploring the full length of the fiord to the Tasman Sea and return.

Food

Bring your own or pre-order from the following selection

Wildlife

Doubtful Sound is also home to some of New Zealand's unique birds, seals and on occasion dolphins, whales, and the very rare Fiordland Crested Penguin visit the sound providing privileged photo opportunities.