Doubtful Sound Long Weekender

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  • We are a family owned and run Business, so we are friendly, approachable and dedicated to making your holiday a success.
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5 nights/ 6 days
Departures : July to September 2022
Start: Queenstown
End: Queenstown

Discover the breath-taking, pristine wilderness of Doubtful Sound, deep in the heart of Fiordland National Park. The fiord is long, and you will explore from Deep Cove out to the Nee Islands at the mouth of the Tasman Sea. This two night cruise allows time to explore some of the smaller arms of Doubtful Sound like scenic Hall Arm. Reconnect with nature, beautiful in any weather, and feel the silence of sound.

Package Details and Inclusions

Start & End Location

Queenstown Return

Arrival & Departure Info

Own arrangements to/from Queenstown

Package Highlights/Inclusions
  • Car rental – Queenstown return, 6 days, unlimited kilometres, standard insurance
  • 2-nights’ accommodation Te Anau at Distinction Luxmore
  • Te Anau Glow Worm Caves
  • Day 2 activities

-Fiordland Jet, Pure Wilderness Jet Boat Tour

-Scenic Cruise Lake Te Anau

  • Free car parking at Manapouri
  • Boat transfer across Lake Manapouri and coach transfer over Wilmot Pass
  • 2-night cruise on Doubtful Sound aboard Fiordland Navigator

-Private cabin with ensuite onboard

-Buffet Breakfast, lunch and dinner (no drinks) onboard cruise.  

-Complimentary tea & coffee onboard

Onboard specialist nature guide

-Kayak & Tender boat excursions

  • TSS Earnslaw Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Dinner
  • 1 night accommodation at Heritage Queenstown including breakfast.

Day 1Day 1: Queenstown Airport - Te Anau

  • Collect rental car from Queenstown Airport
  • Glowworm Cave excursion from Te Anau
  • Overnight at Luxmore Distinction

Day 2Te Anau

  • Fiordland Jet Pure Wilderness Tour on the Waiau River & Lake Manapouri short bush walk
  • Cruise on Lake Te Anau aboard the historic sailing vessel ‘Faith’
  • Overnight at Luxmore Distinction

Day 3Te Anau – Manapouri – Doubtful Sound (D)

  • Drive to Manapouri and park in the complimentary car park
  • Ferry and coach transfer across Lake Manapouri and over the Wilmot Pass to Deep Cove
  • Embark Fiordland Navigator for a 2 night cruise
  • Kayak and tender boat activities

Day 4 Doubtful Sound (B,L,D)

  • Cruising day, Exploring Doubtful Sound

Day 5Doubtful Sound-Manapouri-Queenstown City (B)

  • Morning cruise to Deep Cove. Disembark mid-morning
  • Return coach and ferry transfer to Manapouri. ETA 12.30pm
  • Drive back to Queenstown
  • Overnight at Heritage Queenstown including breakfast

Day 6Queenstown City - Queenstown Airport

  • Check out from your accommodation
  • Return the vehicle to Queenstown Airport by 4:30pm

Package Terms and Conditions

Sales by 30 August 2022

  • Contact New Zealand Traveller for full details of this specific itinerary, inclusions and area highlights.
  • Package fares are NZD, per person, share twin, based on current promotional fares which are subject to change without notice, based on two people travelling together and share accommodations.
  • Package fares are made up of individual components from multiple suppliers and each component is subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • Deposit required: $250 per person at time of booking
  • Final payment: Due 35 days prior to departure
  • Terms & Conditions may vary by package and/or have specific requirements. Full details provided at the time of quoting/booking confirmation.
  • All New Zealand Traveller packages are subject to General Terms & Conditions.
  • Cancellation:
  1. Deposit is refundable less a $50 per person admin fee up to 35 days prior to departure.
  2. Final payment is due 35 days prior to departure all monies paid are non-refundable
  • Passenger information form to be completed.

Covid 19 policy

Where cancellation is due to NZ Government restriction on travel because of Covid-19 outbreaks either nationally or regionally, the following cancellation policy applies: 

If Covid-19 is present within the NZ community, and NZ Government travel restrictions result in the guest being unable to travel, the booking will be postponed and rescheduled where possible. Refunds are subject to approval from the suppliers with a handling fee of $50 per person for the booking.  NB: Covid-19 policy does not apply for voluntary cancellations by individuals.

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Solo Traveller

My Doubtful Sound cruise was fabulous. Beyond expectations. I would like to make a special mention of the ships guide he had such a fountain of knowledge. All the crew were great.
The Te Anau Fiordland Lodge is so luxurious yet unpretentious. Loved it.

June 2, 2021