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Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours

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Manapouri 9600, New Zealand
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Once in a lifetime experience - 3 nights perfect

Stunning scenery....the scale! Friendly fun team, food to die for, genuine Kiwi experience. What... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Rugbyfan35
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Auckland
Doubtful Sound Overnight Was AWESOME!

I did this trip and it was great. you take a boat, then a coach, then another boat. the crew... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
tjust2018
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Los Angeles, California
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Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruises and Fishing, Diving, Hunting Charters
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  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Manapouri 9600, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Stunning scenery....the scale! Friendly fun team, food to die for, genuine Kiwi experience. What else do you need? Its not the Ritz, but its clean and tidy, and the experience and wonderment more than makes up for that. And my investigations tell me, Tutoko II...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I did this trip and it was great. you take a boat, then a coach, then another boat. the crew handles everything. the scenery is great, even when it rains (dress accordingly). the boat is smaller than some other tours, which is a huge plus....More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Milford Sound is an amazing place. We choose a smaller company that provided a coach transfer to and from Te Anua, and cruised on one of the smaller boats. Less crowded, and always able to get good viewing/photo position. The crew on the boat was...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

My wife and I (age 65) booked this overnight cruise in early March based on research here and conferring with our travel agent. We purposely chose Doubtful Sound over Milford because it was described as less crowded, which appeared to be the case. We chose...More

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We booked the overnight Doubtful Sound tour - and were so glad we did as it was undoubtedly one of the highlights our entire 16-day trip to NZ. The size of the boat - 12 passengers + 3 crew - provided an intimate, casual and...More

1  Thank travlbug
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

As if the grandeur of Doubtful Sound wasn't enough, our overnight with Fiordland Expeditions made it an epic experience. Despite the fact that we did not have stellar weather, the staff made sure we were able to kayak & fish. We thought the spear fishing...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I went on an overnight cruise in Doubtful Sound with Fiordland Expeditions and it was a highlight of my trip to New Zealand. The small size of the boat means a low-key, meaningful interaction with the other passengers and crew. Mandy was so helpful to...More

1  Thank Stephanie C
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had the fun experience of an overnight outing on Doubtful Sound. Wonderful staff, views and adventure. Small excursion boat, great companion guests and seafood caught by passengers and staff for a delicious dinner. Expensive but worth the investment.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Took an overnight cruise on valentine's Day with a small group of us two plus eight others and three wonderful crew members. We all quickly became friends and were utterly spoilt by the awesome food, the waterfalls, the dolphins playing at the bow wave, the...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Overnight trip in a small boat on Doubtful Sound - the sightseeing alone is awesome, add in catching your own dinner, getting closer to the shoreline in a kayak, the local pod of dolphins showing off, and fresh caught crayfish and it is just superb.

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Margie M
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Response from Mausl2014 | Reviewed this property |
I would add swimwear if you would like to jump into the water. A dry set of clothing if you get splashed while kayaking and non slip shoes to wear on board. Take stretchy clothing with all that yummy food that is coming your... More
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