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Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours

#2 of 7 things to do in Manapouri Features Animals
Manapouri 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 9005
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Overnight cruise - worth every dollar

We were looking forward to this trip and it far exceeded our expectations. Richard the captain is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Katchit
,
Lincoln
Amazing

Richard the Captain, along with Jackie - first mate, chief cook and bottle washer did a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan F
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Katikati
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Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruises and Fishing, Diving, Hunting Charters
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good2%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 25 min
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 20:00
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 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

Thank Katchit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank bennmz
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Highly recommend this trip. It involves a small group of 10 people only so costs a little bit more but well worth the extra cost. Crew very attentive, captain very informative, 5 course meal excellent quality. Nothing to complain about; very enjoyable trip!

Thank isb54
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We had the opportunity to do the overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound and had a wonderful time. The crew was both attentive and great fun to be with. Our group was small - there were 5 of us, and the fun was non-stop. The people...More

Thank Cisaacs1974
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had high expectations for our overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound and our high expectations were EXCEEDED. The crew--Vic the skipper, Alex the cook, and Torin the guide--were great. They were friendly, knowledgeable, funny and helpful. From the moment we were picked up we felt...More

Thank David W
FEL_Mgr, Owner at Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks David, we are thankful for your great review and so happy we exceeded your expectations. Our teams try hard to ensure you get the best we can give and once again they've done us proud! We are very lucky to have such great crews....More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

There is no doubt that going on the Fiordland Expeditions overnight is a very expensive way to see paradise, however, it you can do it with the same crew we had, you will not be disappointed. Thanks to reading Trip Advisor prior to our vacation...More

Thank RPassion
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Just back from New Zealand and still dreaming of our wonderful experiences. One of the best was for sure our overnight cruise with Fiordland Expeditions. I found them on tripadvisor with their excellent reviews and I can warmly recommend this fantastic trip. All was more...More

Thank Stella M
FEL_Mgr, Owner at Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Thank you Stella, you kind words are greatly appreciated and we are very happy Vic and the team gave you such a wonderful experience...and we thank the dolphins too; they always add some excitement when they turn up. We hope to see you again some...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

It is not the cheap choice to go on any of the Doubtful Sound Overnight Tours, however this is something not to miss. While I did this 9 years ago on the big boat "The Navigator" from Real Journeys, I went with this small operator...More

Thank Meike V
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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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