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“Wonderful Experience and Friendly Service” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cruise Te Anau

Cruise Te Anau
Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
0064-3-249-8005
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Owner description: 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.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful Experience and Friendly Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2010

My family arranged this trip as part of a whirlwind 7 day driving tour of the South Island. We had a wonderful few hours with our host Peter who was just a mine of information. The scenery was amazing and with the boat only accommodating smaller groups you really have a chance to ask as many questions as you wish and experience Lake Te Anau in much more intimate surrounds. Would highly recommend and great value for money.

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“Wonderful alternative to Milford & Doubtful in Te Anau, New Zealand”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2009

We stumbled upon a great alternative to Milford and Doubtful Sound while in Te Anau - we had already toured Milford Sound and Doubtful was booked so on a beautiful February day, we contacted Peter of Cruise Te Anau and arranged a tour to the South Fiord on Lake Te Anau - it was a very pleasant surprise. Peter, our captain, was a very pleasant and knowledgeable fellow, the scenery is spectacular and the trip included a walk into the rainforest of Fiordland. He has a very smooth and comfortable boat and we were lucky to have our own private tour for the 4 of us. Would highly recommend - Most people rush off to Milford and Doubtful from Te Anau and miss out on what for us was a memorable and relaxing trip, just minutes from our stay in Te Anau. They have a very informative website as well. Check it out at http://www.cruiseteanau.co.nz/ . Highly Recommended! Donna, Canada

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“An unexpectedly great find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2009

My husband and I recently traveled to several areas on the South Island of New Zealand. We arrived in Te Anau in the afternoon and had nothing planned for that particular day. We saw a sign for Cruise Te Anau and decided we'd give it a try. We were so glad we did! The boat was lovely and spacious and we were the only two passengers on it. The host & skipper, Pete, was a very nice, knowledgeable guy who told us a lot about the area from where to eat to how to treat a sandfly bite. The cruise lasted three hours and we were able to see areas of the lake that we wouldn't have otherwise. Overall, it was a great experience, more personal than most of the neighboring cruises and less expensive! I would recommend it to anyone visiting Te Anau!

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