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Nivault

France

Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in March 2017

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Marc

Spain

Ranking: 8/10

Great guides and service, 100% recommended.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Jill Grange

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Well organised, informative staff. Beautiful.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Angharad Lloyd

England

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 about 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Jill Stebbing

England

Ranking: 10/10

Informative guides on each stage. Relaxed atmosphere.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Brenda Oomen

Netherlands

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 about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ixtaso Roncal

Spain

Ranking: 8/10

Fantastic!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in October 2015

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Logan Leduc

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

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

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in November 2014

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Daniel Robledo

Spain

Ranking: 9/10

It is too expensive but a really great place. Good treat and good advice.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

Go Orange - Doubtful Sound responds:

iHola. Thanks for your review and ranking, and we're very glad you enjoyed your trip :)

I guess Doubtful Sound could be considered expensive, but it roughly an 8 hour day..so if you broke it down, you're paying about $28 per hour for 5 hours of cruising on 2 boat trips, and a return coach trip across a mountain pass plus the attention of 2 staff members for the whole day. Which is not that bad when you consider that we also provide free transfers from Te Anau and unlimited free hot drinks on board as well. The ticket price also pays for Department of Conservation fees for operating in a National Park, fees for using the road across the Wilmot Pass, and marine mammal levies, Meridian Energy passenger levies, amongst other costs that we incur for operating in this beautiful remote wilderness area.

Kind regards

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Kristyna

Czech Republic

Ranking: 8/10

Good price for all day cruise.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

Go Orange - Doubtful Sound responds:

Definitely an avenue for a limited number of discounted fares…mind you our 'normal' rate is pretty damn good anyway!

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Denise Ewbank

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Day cruise on Doubtful Sound. Picked up at campsite, great boat trips (Manapouri, Lake and Doubtful Sound) and powerstation visit. Well run and good value.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

Go Orange - Doubtful Sound responds:

Thanks Denise - this feedback will be helpful for other travellers this coming summer season. We appreciate the time you took to do it.

Regards,

Kara M
Manager

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Michele

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

We did the full day doubtful sounds tour. What an incredible day with a fantastic bus driver / skippers. Nothing was a problem, they were so helpful and keen to make everyone's day special, even though they do it every day they managed to make it sound fresh, new and exciting... like an orange! I highly recommend these guys. By the way the normal sized lunch option if you buy it, would be fine for most people - the large option was huuuuge!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Go Orange - Doubtful Sound responds:

Wow, thank you for the ranking and the review Michele and we apologise for the delay in responding!
The lunch options are quite generous, but it's a long day out there in all that fresh air…we can't have you starving before you get back to land :)

Kara M
Manager

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Brita Topp

Cambodia

Ranking: 10/10

Doubtful Sound tour from TeAnau: VERY nice, well organised and very nice staff/guides througout. Pickup at holiday park by bus to Manapouri (30 min), boat across lake Manapouri (1 hr), bus via Homer Pass and power station (very interesting), then 3 hrs boat on Doubtful Sound. A day trip to remember!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Go Orange - Doubtful Sound responds:

Awesome! Thank you for your feedback :)

Regards,
Kara M
Go Orange Ltd
Manager - Admin/Sales & Marketing

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Bev and Rog

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Brilliant day on Doubtful Sound. Can't fault Go Orange from booking to finishing our journey. The stars of the day were Sean the coach driver and Blake the skipper. They made you feel as though you were the first visitors on this stunning cruise. There enthusiasm is infectious.They even sorted some beautiful weather for us! 9/3/14

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

Go Orange - Doubtful Sound responds:

Dear Bev & Rog

My apologies for the delay in responding to your wonderful feedback - we had a wee break down in comms around this site. All sorted now though.
Our staff have definitely always been the stars of our operation and we'll pass on this feedback to them.

Regards,
Kara M
Go Orange Ltd
Manager - Admin/Sales & Marketing

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B D

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

We chose go orange for doughtful Sound as the other Were booked. The cheapest and we was not disapointed.
The frist part over the Lake was actually with Real journey boat but from the powerstation we drive with go orange. The power station was interesting and the drive over the pass to doughtful Sound very Nice.
The go orange boat ón doughtful Sound was slower than the other Boats so we had Munch more time ón the Sound, which made it a perfect.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Go Orange - Doubtful Sound responds:

Fantastic! Thanks for taking the time to review Go Orange! My apologies for the delay in responding, but we are glad you enjoyed your Doubtful Sound experience with us.

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Kara M
Manager - Admin/Sales & Marketing