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Address: Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Te Anau or Manapouri
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Doubtful Sound Scenic Helicopter Flight from Te Anau
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Full-Day Doubtful Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown

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If you are planning a trip to New Zealand and visiting South Island you must go for a 24 hour cruise on Doubtful Sound. It is the most fantastic and serene place to visit. From... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are planning a trip to New Zealand and visiting South Island you must go for a 24 hour cruise on Doubtful Sound. It is the most fantastic and serene place to visit. From the moment you start your journey by boat from Manapouri you are well looked after by the Real Journey crew. To get to your boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome views in this untouched and unique part of the wilderness. Did day trip with Real Journeys, was not cheap at $298 but then it's a once in a lifetime experience. Would highly recommend this to all .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

the landscape is awesome . take the whole day trip . it is worth it ! bring food for the cruise part . they only give you free coffee and box lunch does not taste good . bring camera and raincoat .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The day was well organised, very informative a unique experience in an unspoilt region of the world. Details of the hydro plant was very informative

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Doubtful sound is a lesser visited and well known Cousin compared to the Milford sound but don't underestimate the grandeur and quietness of this place. This is one of the most untouched areas of the Fiordland and the quietness and calm surrounds you through the cruise (we did it with Go Orange which was great). It is also much larger... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful even when we went on a completely stormy day, not a single piece of blue in the sky but temporary waterfalls everywhere the eye could see (not that there was great visibility). We did the 3 hour tour and the only complaint is that the web site said it was a 3 hour tour but it takes about two... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did the Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound & Glow Worm tours, all from Te Anau - and this was definitely our favourite. While both fjords are spectacular, the Doubtful Sound tour is much quieter & more relaxed than tours of Milford, and you spend more time on a boat rather than in a bus.

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Thank KateE006
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did a day tour of this truly majestic place. I doubt(hurhur) there is any other place like this anywhere. Dress warm and waterproof if you want some really nice photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We travelled from Te Anau to Doubtful Sound with Real Journeys. What a professional outfit! Bus drivers, skippers and all staff were very friendly. Commentaries on the bus and the boat were very informative. The real hero was of course Doubtful Sound. Amazing and awesome cannot begin to describe this place. Best part was when the motor was switched off... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We drive from Te Anau to Manapouri. We parked car there and left our luggages in the car as well. It is safe there. We start tour with bus ride over Wilmot Pass. A lot people like Kayaking and even take 15 minutes swimming. Dinner and breakfast is wonderful, so much food. The views during sunset and sunrise period are... More 

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