Discover the natural beauty of one of New Zealand's most-famous tourist destinations
Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise Highlights
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An unforgettable 3-hour cruise of Doubtful Sound waterways
Transport onboard the Patea Explorer
Fun boat ride across Lake Manapouri
Relaxing coach trip over the epic Wilmot Pass
Drive through Fiordland’s beautiful rainforest
Complimentary selection of hot drinks
Commentary by a knowledgeable skipper and Nature Guide
Wildlife viewing, including dolphins, fur seals and even occasionally penguins
Options for coach connections from Te Anau or Queenstown are available
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What to Expect
Frequently Asked Questions about Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise
The cruise departs the Manapouri Visitor Centre at 10am. It is located at 64 Waiau Street, Manapouri. Manapouri is a 2.5 – 3 hour drive from Queenstown and 30 minute drive from Te Anau.
From Manapouri it is approximately a 7 hour adventure
Non-slip shoes/boots, waterproof jacket, warm sweater/fleece jacket, sunscreen/sunglasses, insect repellent and camera.
As this is a 7 hour adventure, we highly recommend you bring a packed lunch or you can order a lunch box from the Manapouri Cafe.
Snacks are available onboard but please note only cash is accepted for those purchases.
Guests should have a reasonable level of mobility due to the multi-leg journey and floating wharf access.
The Manapouri Café offers a delectable range of homemade food and Allpress Coffee, open daily from 9am
Snacks and drinks are available onboard for your convenience.
The tour is suitable for all ages, ensuring a memorable experience for everyone.
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