Real NZ Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruises

Doubtful Sound Activities Fiordland Activities Scenic Cruises Water Activities
Escape to the peace and tranquility of Doubtful Sound on a magical overnight cruise. Doubtful Sound is unspoiled, unmatched and unforgettable. So get ready to create some lifelong memories on the ultimate Doubtful Sound experience.

Cruise Info:
  • 1 night or 2 nights
  • Cruise the full length of Doubtful Sound, all the way to the Tasman Sea
  • Enjoy accommodation in private cabins with ensuite bathrooms or quad share bunk-style compartments
  • Buffet dinner and breakfast prepared by on-board chef
  • Plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing
  • Choose to explore the shoreline by kayak or small boat included
  • Specialist nature guide on board who provides insightful commentary

  • Private cabins (twin, double or single occupancy)
  • Family quad share cabins (bunk - style compartments) Please call to book.
  • Ensuite bathrooms

Extra Info:
  • Enjoy a hearty dinner including soups, buffet of salads and hot dishes and a selection of desserts and cheeses (vegetarian options available)
  • There is a licensed bar on board. Due to the remote location, we can only accept cash
  • Includes kayaking and tender craft (small boat) activities
  • You’ll enjoy a buffet breakfast on-board
  • 2-night cruise includes lunch on the second day
  • Complimentary tea and coffee is available
  • Due to the multi-leg journey and floating wharf access, guests will need to have a reasonable level of mobility


The trip leaves Pearl Harbour, Manapouri at 12.30pm and returns 12pm the following day. You are required to check-in at the RealNZ Visitor Centre 30min before your departure time.

Doubtful Sound depart from Manapouri which is around 2.5 to 3 hours from Queenstown and 30 minutes from Te Anau.  Free parking is available in Manapouri.


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Manapouri Visitor Centre, 64 Waiau Street, Manapouri , Fiordland

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