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Go Orange - Kayaks, Doubtful Sound

Go Orange

Kayaks, Doubtful Sound


6 Rankers Reviews

5 Face-to-Face

8 Manapouri

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Kayaking Doubtful Sound


Kayaking Doubtful Sound is the kind of experience you'll dine out on for the rest of your life. It's a bold statement, sure but ask anyone who's ever been on one - they'll back us up!

Doubtful Sound is commonly referred to as the sound of silence. Embark on an adventure like no other, immerse yourself and experience the serenity. Your past kayaking experiences won’t even come close to what you’re about to witness. With Go Orange you get the real, the sweeping, unrivalled experience that will give you the ultimate bragging rights amongst your friends.

Enjoy a full day on the water with our experienced guides and small group of kayakers as we explore Deep Cove, Rolla Island and Olphert Cove. We will take you further into the unknown discovering Doubtful Sounds dramatic landscapes.

You will begin with a cruise across Lake Manapouri, then travel by coach over the Wilmot Pass and down the other side to Deep Cove in Doubtful Sound.

Includes a cruise across beautiful Lake Manapouri and coach over Wilmot Pass
Personable and experienced guides
Maximum of 8 kayakers per guide
Hot drinks provided
Bring your own Lunch
Comprehensive safety and paddling techniques briefing provided


Feature Value Info


Go Orange!

Commercial organisation


South IslandFiordlandManapouri


  • Fresh Water Kayaking

Operating Season And Hours

Oct - April- 6:30am-8pm


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Thomas and Sonja


Ranking: 10/10

Awesome location, great guide, beautiful and untouched nature, enjoyed the time on the water very much!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2017

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Ranking: 7/10

We did the "Doubtful Day Out" kayak trip in March 2017.
We were a total of 8 people, the trip started from Manapouri at 7 am. Amazing sunrise on Lake Manapouri during the boat transfer !
3h of kayak, with geological and environmental descriptions from our guide.
During the first hour, we were alone in the Sound, which made the place and the silence really awesome !
The return transfer (bus+boat) was made a bit in a rush...
The price is expensive for a "simple" kayaking trip, but it is the price to pay to enjoy the beauty and the silence of Doubtful Sound !

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in March 2017

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Sabrina Kulikar


Ranking: 10/10

Fell in love with the peaceful atmosphere.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Thea Nicholas


Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful, not so many people - peaceful. Saw dolphins, seals, baby eagles and a dead shark. Away for 10 hours.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Leigh Williamson

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Overnight kayak trip to Doubtful Sound. Excellent gear and guide, amazing locations, well organised.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Cameron Jeal


Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic tour, our guides Scotty and Jess were excellent. Doubtful Sound is a must see.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2015