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Fiordland Cruises

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Te Anau, New Zealand
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About Fiordland Cruises
Cruise the fiords of Doubtful Sound aboard the Southern Secret, 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 wildlife. Activities onboard can include fishing, mammal watching and star gazing on clear evenings. Wildlife is often sighted in Doubtful Sound. Space is limited to 5 Private Cabins per departure, book now. Highlights of our Doubtful Sound / Patea Overnight Cruise Personalized Overnight Cruise with a maximum of just 12 guests Wildlife such as dolphins, penguins and seals may be seen Spectacular and untouched scenery 21 hours on Doubtful Sound Kayaking* Fishing* And the opportunity to enjoy the fish you catch Checking and resetting of crayfish traps* Private Double or Twin Cabin with own toilet and shower Meals provided include luncheon, evening meal and breakfast prepared on-board
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Carolyn J wrote a review Apr 2021
Taranaki Region, New Zealand1 contribution
Absolutely loved our trip on the Southern secret, very comfortable, well catered and the crew are amazing. Plus the other couples on our cruise were fantastic, couldn't have wished for a nicer group of strangers!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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K Hercus wrote a review Jan 2021
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We loved our overnight cruise on the Southern Secret - I highly recommend it. This is more of a boutique cruise with only 12 passengers so the service is more personal and you can even get a group of 12 together to chartre the boat which is what we did.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Debbie B wrote a review Jan 2021
Dunedin, New Zealand14 contributions7 helpful votes
What a wonderful overnight trip! Great hosts, Jenny and Shaun, could not get better. Wonderful views, two sightings of dolphins, caught so many fish I gave up because my hand was sore. And then watched the pulling up of crayfish pots. we were served them up , and the sea perch we caught. Delicious ! The food for all meals was outstanding, Jenny cooked great brownies and Shaun was at all times entertaining and informative.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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A_Coeliac_Girl wrote a review Jan 2021
Te Anau, New Zealand5 contributions
Absolutely fantastic trip out to Doubtful Sound, the crew are wonderful and very knowledgable. I am gluten free (coeliac) and was well catered for (including fresh caught crumbed and pan-fried fish). A very special and peaceful way to spend some time in Fiordland.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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rayjenk wrote a review Dec 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand284 contributions33 helpful votes
We chartered the Southern Secret for 10 friends and just had the best time. Sean and Jenny were top notch, friendly, fun and very capable in all they did from start to finish. The boat is a bit like an upmarket hotel with everything available all the time, fruit, coffee/tea, snacks. Beautiful home made meals by Jenny, but best of all the crayfish lunch. The scenery is stunning and we were lucky with great weather, the morning reflections awesome. The only negative, the fish didn't bite! but we had fun trying. A truly wonderful experience, very highly recommended. Thanks Fiordland Cruises.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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