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Afternoon Te Anau Cruise on Historic Motor Yacht

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    What to Expect
    You’ll arrive at the historic wharf on the edge of Lake Te Anau at 1.55pm for a 2pm departure on the ship, Faith. You`ll be met by your crew who will give you a safety briefing, and an order of events for your cruise. The crew will cast off and give you time to explore the ship. You’ll be offered tea and coffee once under way, and either have a chance to chat with crew, or enjoy time to yourself.

    You’ll have some amazing photo opportunities at all times, especially as you enter the South Fiord of Lake Te Anau. You’ll dock on the Hidden Lakes wharf and have your nature guide take you for a 15-minute walk into the first of the Hidden Lakes. This is another wonderful place for photos. It’s an easy walk with no hills on the track. It`s a leafy trail, so you’ll want to have comfortable footwear.

    Upon return to the Faith you’ll have your afternoon tea and refreshments served, and time to relax and listen to the sounds of nature with the engine turned off.

    As you cruise out of the South Fiord your crew will raise the sails if the wind allows, and cruise back to Te Anau with the special feeling of big sails billowing above you. Upon return you’ll be accompanied back down the wharf to shore by your crew. At all times our intent is to be relaxed and allow you the flexibility of choosing to focus on the chapters of the experience which give you the most pleasure. We aim to return at 5pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The historic Wharf of Lake Te Anau
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    Return Details
    Return to same departure location
    • Light refreshments
    • Afternoon tea
    • Local guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local taxes
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    It has actually been just under 2 years (Nov 17) since we went on this trip with George and Adam, however not being a tripadvisor user, we never got round to leaving the review. We felt so guilty about this as it was such a...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank Joe R
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It was a last minute decision to go but the best dicision!! We loved the tour through the fjords and the scenic bush walk. George and Adem where very friendly and hospitable. We had a great day Thanks!!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank anita-erik
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Because we enjoyed the cruise so much. It was fun to learn about The Anau and to sail on your special boat! Dutch greetings: Ronald, Anja, Eva Pots.

    Thank Ronaldstop
    Reviewed 26 May 2019

    Highly recommended. The boat is elegant and attractive. You enjoy a lovely scenic tour through some beautiful fjords and then a fun scenic bush walk. Staff are excellent, very friendly nice hospitable people. You can relax with some wine, tea or coffee and snacks free...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank londontrvlr86
    Tigerpilot30, Guest Relations Manager at Faith in Fiordland, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

    Hey!! Lovely to see you here, thank you for your very considered review. It's really nice to see a very clear description of what is available to people cruising with us - very thoughtful of you to make the time to write so clearly. Had...More

    Reviewed 17 April 2019 via mobile

    Thank you so much George and Adam for an amazing afternoon and for sharing your beautiful boat and all her history. My family and I absolutely loved it and will definitely be back to do it again one day.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank SonjaHansel
    Tigerpilot30, Guest Relations Manager at Faith in Fiordland, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

    Our pleasure :-) We'd love to have you back - let us know when you're ready :-)

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    gabriella m
    18 August 2019|
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    Response from Jan & Jeff L | Reviewed this property |
    All included in the price
    3 July 2019|
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    Response from Axel H | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, a toilet with a basin is on board.
    Elizabeth R
    3 April 2019|
    Response from pandhday | Reviewed this property |
    Just over 2 hrs by car.
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