Doubtful Sound Wilderness Day Cruise

Travel across beautiful Lake Manapouri, coach across Wilmot Pass and explore spectacular Doubtful Sound on this amazing day cruise. Look out for wildlife, such as dolphins, seals, penguins which are often seen.


$199.00 - $229.00
$75.00 - $115.00


Doubtful Sound is an unspoilt and remote wilderness of many moods. One minute clear, blue and sun-drenched, the next mysterious and mist shrouded. Cruise across beautiful Lake Manapouri and coach over Wilmot Pass to Deep Cove where you will board our vessel for a three hour cruise taking in the dramatic scenery of Doubtful Sound. Our nature guides are always on hand to point out the highlights and wildlife sightings are common (dolphins, seals, penguins), experience the 'Sound of Silence'.

Daily departures. Delicious lunch options available to purchase from Manapouri Café (extra cost). Coach connections available from Queenstown (extra cost).

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Physical address

64 Waiau Street, Manapouri, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $199.00 - $229.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$75.00 - $115.00
Other charges:
Delicious lunch options available.
Further pricing information:
Prices are valid from 1 Oct 2019 – 30 Sep 2022 and are per person and based on a Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise departing Manapouri. Infants (0-4 yrs) carried free of charge. Manapouri Power Station has been closed for maintenance by Meridian for several years & re-opening date is unknown.
Cancellation policy:
If cancelling or amending a retail booking, a refund will only be granted when RealNZ receives notification 24 hours prior to departure.

Opening times

Business hours:
Open 7 days. Daily departures all year.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Simplified) YES NO
Chinese (Traditional) YES NO
French YES NO
German YES NO
Japanese YES NO
Spanish YES NO

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