Doubtful Sound is a beautiful fiord. Three times longer than Milford Sound, with twisting arms, it has a surface area ten times larger.
May 1st - Sep 30th: 08:45-18:00
Octo 1st - Apr 30th: 09.30-18:30.15.
Duration: about 9 hrs & 45 mins.
08:45: take a tourist bus to Manapouri from Te Anau.
09:45: board at Lake Manapouri marina. Please arrive at the Lake Manapouri marina 20 mins in advance to check in & get a lunch box (need to order in advance).
10:45: transfer to the bus & a highlight is the coach trip through Fiordland's rainforest & over Wilmot Pass.
12:15: in Doubtful Sound, you'll board the spacious, purpose-built catamaran Patea Explorer for a 3-hr cruise through this pristine fiord.
15:15: return to land & transfer to sightseeing bus.
17:15: arrive at Lake Manapouri marina.
18:00: return to Te Anau center.
Deluxe Picnic Lunch:
Children aged 5-14 for price of child & infants of 0-4 years old are free of charge. Make a reservation for infant when placing an order.