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“hidden lake”(6 reviews)
“milford sound”(15 reviews)
“guided walk”(2 reviews)
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 6 days ago

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

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

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 😀

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

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

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

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.

Thank CathieD81
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This was such a lovely way to see Te Anau. I didn't contact Peter until late the evening before and really wasn't expecting to hear off him but he answered instantly and arranged for us to go the following morning. We joined another couple and...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We are 5 friends doing a motorcycle trip through the South Island and decided to take an extra day in Te Anau to rest and stumbled on this cruise. What an amazing trip we has w Peter. We saw some pretty scenery and had a...More

Thank Lesterng
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We decided at 7pm the night before we wanted to do a boat trip on the lake as we had heard it was really beautiful and peaceful. Peter was very accommodating and ran the trip for the two of us along with a friend of...More

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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