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Doubtful Sound

#2 of 48 things to do in Te Anau Features Animals
Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Travel across from Te Anau by boat, then bus then boat out to Doubtful Sound sea entrance.Amazing scenery even though it was a bit cloudy/misty. Bus trip a real thrill going down a hill with a 1;5 gradient. Trip out on the boat through wonderful...More

Thank gazzap44
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst cruising on Radiance of the Seas we had a day in the three Sounds, this was the second after Dusky and before Milford. The weather was perfect for the time of the year, sun was shinning and little wind. Fantastic views of the mountains...More

Thank smart5
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on a trip to Doubtful Sound with Real Journeys, it was well organised, professionally run and the staff were enthusiastic about the area and provided great commentary throughout the trip. They gave the impression they cared about where they lived rather than repeating...More

Thank pmgreenwood
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The whole day was magical, from the easy pick up at Te And , to the friendly and knowledgeable staff/ guides and amazing scenery We were lucky to have the most beautiful weather It is a whole days outing but worth it as bigger and...More

Thank Jo8Cumbria
Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to try this trip instead of Milford Sound (a definite must-do on our next visit). Only 20 minutes drive from Te Anau. A ferry across Lake Manapouri to the Power Station, then a bus across the mountain to the Doubtful Sound cruise ship....More

Thank James K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for peace and serenity and absorbing the amazing scenery this is the place. It is a long day - not for small children. It is a 30 minute boat trip then a short wait then a 45 minute bus trip then...More

Thank kidsalongtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doubtful Sound Cruise -Day Tours Manapouri You cannot visit the South Island without a day trip into Doubtful Sound.....it is so impressive. Orange might not be the most expensive, but certainly the best value for money. The early morning trip is by far the best...More

Thank RogBrown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Real tours day trip to Doubtful Sounds started off well with a punctual pick up and coach trip to lake Manapouri On disembarking at lake Manapouri it was a somewhat chaotic transfer onto the coach for Doubtful Sound Once on board an excellent boat trip...More

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Escaping busy city to absolutely natural Its like enter a virgin world where no one lives and go back to the prehuman age

Thank SolidDynamics
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect weather. Flawless transport. Fun and safe drivers. Saw blue penguins, fur seals, albatross, bottle nose dolphins, and breathtaking scenery. Appreciated complimentary hot coffee.

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Joy N
16 April 2017|
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Response from JP v | Reviewed this property |
Te Anau is the best place for Doubtful sound. Do not know there are no tours in winter. It is best to check their website
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Ina T
31 March 2017|
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Response from Kathy V | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Queenstown to Te Anau which is about a 2 hr very scenic drive. The Real Journeys bus picked us up from our hotel. From here you travel by coach to Manapouri (or you could stay in Manapouri, however Te Anau is... More
Debbie G
16 January 2017|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
only used Real Journeys I can only recommend them Used twice & first class both times