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Doubtful Sound

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Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful trip across Doubtful, starts off with a quick blast across the lake from Te Anau, then a fun bus ride along the only piece of public road that is isolated from the rest of the NZ network, and then a cruise through Doubtful out...More

Thank SteveM999_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the most remarkable weather. Snow one day and almost clear skies the next. The star is Doubtful Sound and we stayed overnight on the Fiordland Navigator with Real Journeys. Carol was the resident naturalist and gave a wonderfu,l informative commentary on the flora...More

Thank AlannJudy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly spectacular trip. Views are spectacular. Well worth it. As good as any I have seen anywhere in the world. Well organized, informative.

Thank MaryM9984
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect cruise, lovely wild and charming Doubtful Sounds. Worth it, 100%. Small boat, lovely staff. Big thanks to Jim, our guide today, who is such a lovely person and a passionate guide ! À bientôt peut être, vous m'avez donné envie de travailler dans le...More

1  Thank Magali P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little more work to reach but so rewarding. Doubtful Sound is huge and allows for much exploring. The waterfalls coming down on multiple sides of islands and rock walls are majestic. The entrance to the Tasman Sea is full of life and lots to...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The coach drivers and the boat crew were all really good, and so full of interesting information. We took family members to show them one of our favourite spots and were so lucky with the sunny day. Credit cards not available on board so make...More

1  Thank Ranipuss
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the overnight cruise to Doubtful Sound with Real Journeys and I highly recommend it. The sound itself is very large and we felt like we were the only ones there. We weather was partially rainy and cool, allowing us to see many...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw all kinds of weather on this trip and it didn't distract from the sheer beauty of the unspoiled environment. All the way out to the Tasman Sea. This was a full day trip from Manapouri with Real Journeys. Boat /Bus /Boat . We...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We again went to Doubtful Sound on a FIordland Expeditions overnight cruise. The boat was bigger this time and we had out own cabin. The food was not as plentiful as the first trip we took 10 years ago, but there was plenty. The crew...More

Thank DbacksFn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked with GoOrange. Was picked up by bus for a 30mins drive to Pearl Harbour in Manapouri. From there we boarded a realjourneys boat across Manapouri Lake to the hydro station on the other side. The views on this lake are spectacular. Once we reached...More

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Margaret F
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Response from Chrisann S | Reviewed this property |
We went with Real Journeys and we’re very happy.
Dawn R
6 August 2018|
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Response from Onlyplacesilike | Reviewed this property |
Overnight cruise with Real Journeys on Doubtful Sound was our NZ highlight too. We were there with our two girls in their early twenties and everyone loved it. We met some interesting people, food was good, and there was a... More
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Response from got2bebiking | Reviewed this property |
Singles, but I failed to mention the sand fleas are bad there. Put on plenty of repellent. The water is smooth as glass, so should be no problem