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Fiordland Adventure

77 Manapouri | Te Anau Highway, Manapouri 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7777
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Lake Manapouri for Explorers!

We rented a kayak from Jo for 4 days. The lake is amazing - freedom camp on the countless beaches... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Felix L
Breathtaking nature and excellent tour

My wife and I went on a full day kayak tour in Doubtful Sound (which is actually a fiord) and we... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Andrey G
San Francisco, California
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77 Manapouri | Te Anau Highway, Manapouri 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7777
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

We rented a kayak from Jo for 4 days. The lake is amazing - freedom camp on the countless beaches and islands, go for a swim, make driftwood fires. Even though we were there in peak season, we had every beach to ourselves. Monument rock...More

Thank Felix L
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My wife and I went on a full day kayak tour in Doubtful Sound (which is actually a fiord) and we really loved the tour. Not only the nature around us was simply breathtaking, our experienced guide Cloudi helped us appreciate more by narrating with...More

Thank Andrey G
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I'd definitely recommend Fiordland Adventures - really one of the most genuine companies I experienced while in New Zealand. Our trip - a full day in Doubtful Sound - was fantastic. It really was one of my favourite moments in New Zealand. Doubtful Sound is...More

Thank sg421
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The weather was unkind but we still had a wonderful experience. If you really want special treatment take one of Fiordland Adventures' small boats. Maximum 16 Beth's but normally around 10 or in our case just the two of us. Victor, the skipper; Torin, the...More

Thank SkierLondon
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome experience kayaking Doubtful Sound. I was with a full group of 10 but we were the only ones in the sound. Our guide was very friendly and fun, but also let everyone have their own experience...letting people venture a bit am away...More

Thank BRx3
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We took a full day kayak trip with Adventure Kayak and Cruise and it was amazing from start to finish! It really was one of the highlights of our month in New Zealand and we would recommend this trip for sure.

Thank vdhondt
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We managed to sneak in to the last kayak tour for the season as it was very late in April. We had a small group of 6 and the team Cloudi, Jo and Reg was amazing and attentive. It was our first time kayaking and...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great trip from start to finish. Lovely welcome from Jo, excellent guide in Cloudi, and great lunchtime banter from Reg. All double kayaks and gear was great. Claudi was very informative and clearly makes a real effort to get to know his groups. Excellent knowledge...More

Thank kirstythescot
Reviewed 14 March 2016

If you want a "tourist" experience go to Milford Sound and hop in a giant boat with 200 other tourists. If you want a real experience go to Doubtful Sound in a Kayak. We went as two couples in a wider group of 10 with...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Large ships with "crowds" of people gave a funfair feeling instead of impressive nature interesting underwater project though

Thank Hanna V
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Does this tour go into Doubtful Sound? How many hours of kayaking is it?
27 July 2016|
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Response from Karla W | Reviewed this property |
Yes it goes into doubtful sound. It was a very quiet part of it and we saw no one else apart from our trip of 10 in that part. We had 6 hrs kayaking in Amaruks if our memory serves us correctly. We are going back😃 We saw... More
cathy o
How do you reserve a spot? and how much does it cost? Thanks
5 February 2016|
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Response from rendejo1980 | Reviewed this property |
They have an office in Manapouri. We just walked in and made a reservation for the next day. It indeed is 249NZD, lunch not provided. Beautiful tour and Cloudi is a very good guide.
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