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Review of Doubtful Sound

Doubtful Sound
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$192.47*
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Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Queenstown
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$178.47*
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Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Te Anau
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$619.39*
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Full-Day Doubtful Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
Ranked #2 of 51 things to do in Te Anau
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

Well-organised coach/boat/coach/boat trip into the beautiful wilderness in NZ Fjordland, good commentary, super boats on lake and fjord, fantastic scenery, lovely dolphins, superb waterfalls. A great day out. what's not to like?

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Reviewed January 8, 2013

If you are wanting to see some outstanding scenery without the tourists this is the place to go. More expensive than Milford SOund, but it is nice. The best part was the view at the top of Wilmont pass coming down into the fiord on the bus - just breath taking.

The mountains are not as steep and grand as Milford, but it ios a lovely quiet place to enjoy New Zealand's rugged scenery.

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Reviewed January 6, 2013

I do travel a lot for work and I've experienced may different approaches to hospitality in a tourism context but the overnight trip on Tutuko with Fiordland Expeditions would be the highlight of many a travelling career. The host Richard, Mandy and Dave have knack for dealing with people and making them feel comfortable. Honest hospitality (and none of that Queenstown-style the-day-you-arrived-will-be-in-our-memories-forever crap) is combined with a very professional approach to, well, the whole trip.

Very highly recommended!!!

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Reviewed January 5, 2013

Took an overnight cruise with fiordland cruises on the mv southern secret.

They were a little bit more expensive than the others at first look but we got a great deal online so was actually cheaper.

Weather was great. Went kayaking. Learnt to fish and caught something first time. Saw seals. Saw a pod on dolphins on both days. Also saw a blue penguin. Held a vegetarian shark that had swam into the crayfish baits!

There were only 8 people on board on our trip plus 3 crew. They were all fantastic. Jason, Ricky and jenni were brilliant. The food was out of this world - worthy of any upmarket restaurant. Amongst the feast was blue cod which had been caught by an eight year old the day before!

One of the couples were flying back the next day so saw water plane land and then attach to our boat and then fly off

Highly recommended. Will not regret it

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Reviewed January 5, 2013

We had gorgeous weather - no rain for two days which is considered a draught ;-) Amazing views, perfect organisation (we went with Real Journeys) We were lucky enough to see dolphins ;-) Def must see place !

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