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Address: Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0064-3-249-8005
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Description: Join Cruise Te Anau for a personalized boutique 3 hour scenic South Fiord...
Join Cruise Te Anau for a personalized boutique 3 hour scenic South Fiord cruise including a relaxing bush/nature walk to discover the Hidden Lakes. Cruise Te Anau is the only company offering personalized boutique cruises on beautiful Lake Te Anau, (New Zealand's 2nd largest lake). With a maximum of 12 people per trip you are assured of the untouched tranquility of the beautiful South Fiord of Lake Te Anau. Cruises Depart Daily 10am - 1pm - 5pm - Bookings Essentual.
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Beautiful Day on Lake Te Anau

Wasn't sure what to expect. But it was worth the trip. Very friendly captain/guide. The lake and mountain views are brilliant. If I had more time and brought appropriate gear... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Wasn't sure what to expect. But it was worth the trip. Very friendly captain/guide. The lake and mountain views are brilliant. If I had more time and brought appropriate gear would have been good to go hike through the walkways etc call ahead if you want to try personalise it more with the captain. Very easily accessible from the township.... More 

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adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Peter has a small boat and looks after his guests extremely well. There are NO crowds and its very peaceful and interesting. Peter is very informative and takes care to give you a good time on this lake. We had a cruise and a walk to another small inland lake - followed by tea and scones on the way home.... More 

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Te Anau, New Zealand
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This trip is a once in a lifetime experience, Peter is an excellent host. I had the best time ever, almost can't think of a better way 2 my spend the 3hrs

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We are so pleased that we took this trip, Peter the skipper obviously is passionate and very knowledgeable about the lake the flora & fauna in the surrounding area.We cannot recommend it highly enough.A truly fantastic enjoyable afternoon.

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Shepparton, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We cruised with Peter on the Carousel in 2010 and had a great time so when visiting in December 2014 with friends from China we arranged an afternoon charter cruise. The cruise was great with the highlight being catching 2 fish. We would recommend Cruise Te Anau to anyone seeking a really nice personal experience.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The Discovery Cruise is a 3-hour cruise across Lake Te Anau and into the South Fjord. The captain is not too subtle in expressing his view that this cruise is at least a match for Milford Sound. He is right! The Discovery Cruise provides stunning scenery, a short walk into the Hidden Lakes, and all without seeing another boat!

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Fox Glacier, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I will say that in the end Cruise Te Anau did provide the service offered, however, not in the manner advertised. The initial boat ride to the start of the milford track was fine, on time, and nice enough. However, the captain was a bit moody and the boat was in need of maintenance, though not dangerous in any way.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

For the service they offered, way too overprized. Boat ride from Te Anau to the start of the track was fine, even though the captain had his grumpy moments. Pick up from sandfly point at the end of the track was a joke. Pick up was delayed to begin with. Then there was only room for 6 people in the... More 

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Ashburton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Now this is a lake tour with a difference. None of your in your face loud commentaries down a poor PA system, none of your gratuitous tour guide's over the top humour, but a leisurely, relaxed and memorably enjoyable three-hour cruise with Peter. The boat can only take 12. We were actually only 4 but for twelve there would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We arrived very early in the season and fairly late in the morning decided it would be nice to see the area from the lake. The receptionist had to telephone the operator to find out if the tour was running that day; it was. The tour ran for just the two of us. Very enjoyable, Peter looked after us superbly,... More 

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Address: Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0064-3-249-8005
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau

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