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DISCOVERY CRUISE Join Cruise Te Anau for a personalized boutique 3 hour scenic South Fiord cruise including a relaxing bush/nature walk to discover the Hidden Lakes. Cruise Te Anau is the only company offering personalized boutique cruises on...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice, slow cruise on the lake. The skipper was very informative of the area and freely (but not overly) shared his knowledge. I appreciated that he cruised the lake at a slow pace and didn't race around. The short little hike was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank agrugger
Reviewed 6 December 2018

There were approximately 8 of us which was just about right for the size boat. We had room to be inside, outside or on the upper deck. He included a short walk to the hidden lakes and then served tea, coffee, and a chocolate muffin...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MoxieBoston
Reviewed 26 November 2018

You could do worse than cruising on Lake Te Anau with the friendly and informative skipper, Peter. We had done the Milford Sound cruise the previous day but this was more relaxed and definitely less crowded, the forest walk was an excellent diversion.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 402rabc
Reviewed 16 November 2018

We booked this trip based on recommendations from Tripadvisor and because we didn’t want to drive all the way to Milford Sound. We only rang the day before and Peter was happy to accommodate us despite the dubious weather forecast. It rained all day but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isobel W
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We came across Cruise Te Anau because the road to Milford Sound was closed and our trip there didn't work out. We also tried to get onto the Doubtful Sound tour, which the locals will always tell you is better than heavily marketed Milford, because...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for a great, calm and interesting cruise away from overcrowded Milford Sound, this is the perfect tour to do. I had a great time 😀

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Lovely cruise out on Lake Te Anau, Peter is a great captain and full of knowledge. Great cruise for all ages. A wee walk to the Hidden lake and some fauna and flora insight along the way. We met the first day and told a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We were searching for a cruise to relax and see lake te anau, no need to say our wish were fulfilled. The cruise was great on a sunny say, and the unexpected stop to walk a bit was great, definitely to recommend

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Eric S
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Cruise Te Anau only takes small groups, so we had personal attention from Peter (the Skipper) through the voyage. Starting from the main pier in Te Anau, the elegant motor cruiser took us ups the lake into South Fiord, where we moored up. Peter took...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Charles R
Reviewed 25 December 2017

3+ hours of beauty and nature's surprises. Boat ride was so relaxing - Peter was delightful - coffee and muffins at the end was a nice touch. Worth every penny of the very reasonable price. Victor, Cathie, Kelsey and Sarah.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Elizabeth B
17 May 2016|
Response from PeterK5963 | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, apologies for delay in reply, have only just received your question. To book you can either phone (03)249-8005 or book thru our website booking page. Peter - Cruise Te Anau