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Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours

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Manapouri 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 9005
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Amazing. Unforgettable memories

My what to say... This trip was a very memorable highlight of our stay in New Zealand. So happy we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Renee W
Overnight on the sound

The night we spent on the boat was lovely. Thoroughly enjoyed the fishing and the magnificent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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

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

Thank Renee W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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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 1 week ago

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

1  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

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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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