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Cruise the fiords of Doubtful Sound, sightseeing and exploring the history and splendor, pause at features for photographs and to observe marine mammals, cast a line for fishing, check the crayfish traps and savor the spectacular scenery and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
77 Manapouri | Te Anau Highway, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Apart from battling with fruit flies initially, this was a unique experience . 8 guests stayed overnight on the very comfy cruiser . The food was excellent but you need to take your own beer and wine. We saw lots of wildlife and learnt a...More
From the moment we were picked up in Te Anau to the time we returned some 26 hours later we have nothing but praise for the service we received.
Our hosts on board Clint & Jenny were outstanding. They never stopped working to provide such...More
Amazing experience facilitated by Clint and Kirsten. (Message for Fjordland Cruises - what ever you pay them, please double it - they were fantastic. They never stopped working and were totally focussed on ensuring that we all had a wonderful, memorable time). Wonderful to actually...More
We had the most wonderful time at the Southern Secret with crew members Clint and Kirsten. The trip was amazing from start to finish, with activities including Kayaking, fishing (both fish and crayfish), watching dolphins and admiring the beautiful scenery of the Doubtful Sound.
Just back from a nights cruise on the Southern Secret Boat. Jason and Kaleb were both fantastic hosts. Seeing Dolphins, Penguins, Seals, Albatross and Kea in their natural environment was truly magical. The kayaking, fishing and cray fish pot collecting were all great fun too....More
What an experience!
Many thanks Jenny and Bill for all your hard work making this memorable for us
Went kayaking and fishing, caught fish which were beautifully cooked
Saw dolphins and the scenery was awesome
Beds were comfy, and en-suite with a flushing loo
We went on the Southern Secret right at the end of a 4 week self drive tour of the North and South Islands, We certainly saved the best to last. All the words have been written in the previous reviews which we fully support. We...More
An overnight cruise on the Doubtful Sound on the MV Southern Secret is the perfect way to enjoy the fiords of the South Island!
Although the Milford Sound is said to be more dramatic, we found the Doubtful Sound to be equally beautiful, and much...More
From start to finish this is definitely a fantastic experience that should not be missed!!
This boat is equipped for fishing and kayaking and everything you need! Each room even has its own shower and toilet!!
It is highly likely you will get to see...More
Probably the best way to experience fiordland is to stay overnight on this small (12 passenger) boat. We were looked after by Jason (captain) and Jenny (crew), absolutely brilliant, couldn't have asked for more. Fresh lobster caught they day before and fish caught, with some...More