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Go Orange - Doubtful Sound

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Doubtful Sound


15 Rankers Reviews

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6 Manapouri

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Tasman Explorer, Doubtful Sound
Go Orange, Doubtful Sound


Practically untouched by humans, Doubtful encapsulates you the moment you arrive.

Sit back, relax and cruise in comfort onboard the Tasman Explorer in remote and beautiful Doubtful Sound. With a maximum capacity of 45 passengers, we offer the only small boat day cruise in this remote wilderness.

Travel with us into the heart of Fiordland National Park to discover dramatic landscapes and secluded coves as we cruise the inner fiords of Doubtful Sound. This intimate experience allows you to gain a deeper connection to the heart of Fiordland.

A 3 hour cruise of Doubtful Sound
Expert and passionate guides
Start with a cruise across Lake Manapouri, followed by a coach trip over the epic Wilmot Pass through Fiordland’s rainforest and into the Doubtful Sound.


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Sept - April: 7 days


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Ranking: 10/10

Nice trip in the Doubtful Sound where you can see dolphins and seals.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2017

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Ranking: 8/10

Great guides and service, 100% recommended.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Jill Grange

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Ranking: 9/10

Well organised, informative staff. Beautiful.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Angharad Lloyd


Ranking: 10/10

Well worth getting up early for! The staff were so enthusiastic and full of interesting facts and information. Going on the early trip was made better by the fact we were the only boat on the Sound at the time so it was peaceful.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Jill Stebbing


Ranking: 10/10

Informative guides on each stage. Relaxed atmosphere.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Brenda Oomen


Ranking: 7/10

It was a very nice cruise but we did do a kayak trip the day before and nothing was going to beat that!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ixtaso Roncal


Ranking: 8/10


Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in October 2015

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Logan Leduc


Ranking: 10/10

Small boat than Real Journeys, well organised, a bit cheaper per person. Everything went without any problems.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in November 2014