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Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours

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Manapouri 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 9005
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Simply amazing...

We are so happy that we chose this trip over the others that are our there. We have never been the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
_mergtown
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Terrific!

We had a wonderful overnight cruise last night (Nov 2017). The weather was perfect, the crew... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ColoTripPlanner
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruises and Fishing, Diving, Hunting Charters
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good2%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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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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+64 3-249 9005
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are so happy that we chose this trip over the others that are our there. We have never been the "get on the bus, get off the bus, follow the leader around, get back on the bus" type of travelers, and this was perfect...More

1  Thank _mergtown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful overnight cruise last night (Nov 2017). The weather was perfect, the crew (Tane, Emma & Richard) were a fantastic crew that worked well together, and made sure we were well cared for. The food was fabulous (too much), the fishing and...More

1  Thank ColoTripPlanner
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Exactly as the brochure says Awe inspiring scenery and all the comfort and care you could wish for from a dedicated crew Ours was the overnight cruise and Jackie caught the crayfish, cooked cleaned and even baked scones - what an amazing crew - David...More

Thank Bruce H
FEL_Mgr, Owner at Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you Bruce. Always great to hear the team are doing a great job. I hope you enjoyed the rest of NZ.

Reviewed 23 September 2017

My what to say... This trip was a very memorable highlight of our stay in New Zealand. So happy we choose to the overnight cruise on Doubtful sound rather then the smaller and over populated Milford sound tour. We had only one other couple with...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The night we spent on the boat was lovely. Thoroughly enjoyed the fishing and the magnificent views including penguins, seals and dolphins. We were advised to bring our own alcohol which led us to believe that there would be other drinks supplied, which is not...More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
FEL_Mgr, Owner at Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Very sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. I will pass this on to the staff and we will see how we could do this better. With the lobster; if we gave some to all who came along the fishery would be depleted...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We took an overnight tour and throughly enjoyed the smaller boat trip. We had a small group and eat wonderful food, fished, kayaked, observed the fiords wildlife, and motored about the Sounds beautiful arms. The small boat trips are always best. We were well looked...More

Thank Bruce-Delwyn
FEL_Mgr, Owner at Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We are always appreciative of your feedback, good and bad, as this helps us ensure you receive the best we can offer. Our teams try hard to ensure this happens and it looks like they succeeded once again. Thank...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were looking forward to this trip and it far exceeded our expectations. Richard the captain is extremely knowledgeable and has a great way of keeping every minute interesting and enjoyable. Jackie cooked and looked after us as if we were family and kept us...More

1  Thank Katchit
FEL_Mgr, Owner at Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Jackie & Paul, your words are so kind and we're both very happy we managed to make such an impression as to leave you both with such great memories. It is always pleasing, and humbling, to hear we are getting things right. It's also...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Richard the Captain, along with Jackie - first mate, chief cook and bottle washer did a wonderful job in making our trip special and memorable. Jackie is a first rate cook, and made the most of the freshly caught blue cod and lobster, serving it...More

Thank Susan F
FEL_Mgr, Owner at Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hi Susan, thank you for the kind words and your thoughts on our trip. I am happy we made your experience worth the investment. It is always great to know we are making the most of your opportunity to visit Doubtful Sound and I am...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Perfect small group overnight cruise on the Doubtful Sound with Fiordland Expeditions. Our boat slept 12 people and was the perfect size for an overnight experience. We saw a lot of active wildlife, especially dolphins. Had a fantastic time catching dinner and marveling the landscapes...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of our honeymoon. We were so happy on board the cruise. When we were at the checkin, a fiordland expedition person greeted us and led us to the boats handled by real journeys, but the real thing started after we got...More

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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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