Activities in Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound & Te Anau
Below is a description of the types of activities
we can arrange on your behalf. Please use the prices as a guide
only as they are subject to change, Please confirm prices when you
book your activities and accommodation with us!
The below have been seperated into the areas where
they occur - Te Anau, Milford Sound Or Doubtful Sound. Te Anau is
the closest settlement before you enter the wilderness of Fiordland
National Park, so come on over and stay where you intend to
Our most highly recommended activities which should
be considered by all guests visiting include:
Doubtful Sound for an overnight cruise or
Milford Sound Guided Coach and Cruise - With Tracknet or Diving
the spectacular Fiord.
Guided day walk to Key Summit or the fabulous Kepler
Ata Whenua - Shadowland at the Fiordland Cinema.
A walk through the wildlife park to see Native Birds like
Takahe and Kea.
Cruise on the Lake to the Te Anau Glowworm Caves.
Te Anau is a beautiful village nestled on
the shores of Lake Te Anau, surrounded by the Kepler and Murchison
Mountains and on the cusp of civilisation and the Te Wahi Pounamu
Fiordland National Park.
Te Anau is an excellent place from which
to base your explorations into Fiordland. Te Anau has a range of
services including supermarkets, clothing stores, cinema,
restaurants, bars and cafes. Most equipment may be hired or
purchased or attained here!
2.15 hr hour trip includes cruise on Lake Te Anau
to cavern house and guided tour through the caves
$63 per adult. Children $20
We can book this trip and more for you
From $30.00, Group bookings prefered - enquire when you
Horse Trek through Te Anau's scenic countryside,
farmland and along the Whitestone river, A variety of horses are
trained to suit all levels of experience. 3 to 3 and a half hours
duration departures at 9.30am, 2.00pm and 6.00pm. $80.00 Per
4X4 Moto Biking
See the views of Lakes Te Anau and Manapouri, surrounding
farmland and clear mountain views! Allow 3 hours including
transport from Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park. Departing at 9.30am
and 2pm - Evening tours at 6.00pm during the summer. $145.00 per
Cruise Spectacular Milford Sound -
Described as the 8th wonder of the natural world journey through
alpine road and fabulous scenery to emerge in Milford Sound. Cruise
past Majestic Mitre Peak, and sheer cliff faces awash with
Wildlife encounters common in Milford
Sound include dolphins as they play on the bow of your cruise boat.
Fur seals as they relax on the rocks and splash in the glistening
morning sun and timid Fiordland Crested Penguins can also be
Coach and Cruise Tour
Give your driver the day off and explore the Milford Road with
one of the following friendly operators!
Tracknet Piopiotahi Tour
Friendly personalised and lots of short walks, explore
Fiordland National Parks beech forest, rivers and alpine bits with
this fantastic tour. Includes transport from Te Anau, knowledgeable
guide and comfortable transport and a 2.15hr Cruise of Milford
Sound. Spaces Limited to just 22 passengers - Book
Departs 10.30am, 12.30pm, 12.55pm, 1.25pm $82.00 -
85.00 per person
Milford Sound Overnight
Activities onboard includes Kayaking. Total of 61 Passengers.
Quad Share bunk style rooms.
Activities onboard includes Kayaking. Total of 60 Passengers.
Twin cabin with private ensuite
Milford Sound Underwater
Explore the unique ecology of Milford Sound -
Milford deep allows you to get under the waves in Milford Sound
without getting wet! Descend 8-10 metres below the surface and see
rare underwater species, such as black coral in its natural
Often can be added onto your Milford Sound Cruise
for additional $28.00 per Adult.
Do the cool divey thing with Tawaki Dive.
Join Tawaki Dive on a fully guided tour from Te Anau including a
5 hour cruise and 2 guided dives in Milford Sound! www.tawakidive.co.nz
The most spectacular way to see Milford
Sound is at water level in a sea kayak - Lonely
Highly recommend prebooking for any
kayaking in Fiordland - This can often be booked weeks ahead. Book
with us and don't miss out!
Fiordland Wilderness Experiences
Classic Kayaking - Milford Sound for the day. 4 -5
hrs on the water. Excellent Day trip departing either from Te Anau
or Milford Sound
Offer four options for Kayakers:
Sunriser - Early morning paddle, suitable for all
levels of experience
Twilighter - Afternoon Paddle. Motor boat out into
the Fiord and paddle back - challenging paddle for those more water
Milford Walk - Sea Kayak or power boat to Sandfly
Point, rainforest walk up the Arthur Valley section of the Milford
KOMBO - Sunriser and Milford Walk Combination
**MANY OF THESE COMPANIES MAY OFFER
SEASONAL AND WINTER SPECIALS!! THE QUIETER SEASONS OF AUTUMN,
WINTER AND SPRING ARE AMONG THE CHEAPEST TIMES TO VISIT THE
FIORDLAND NATIONAL PARK AND TE ANAU!! ASK US WHEN YOU RESERVE YOUR
"TE ANAU HOLIDAY"!**
Doubtful Sound is the second of
Fiordland's easily accessible Fiords. Doubtful Sound is five times
larger than Milford Sound. Often described as the "Sounds of
Silence". This is the most remote experience out of Doubtful Sound
and Milford Sounds. Doubtful Sound is a beautiful serene
wilderness, a pod of Dolphins is always in the Fiord so your
chances of seeing them are dramatically better in Doubtful Sound
than in Milford Sound - some cruises offer the opportunity to fish
and kayak whilst others are purely sightseeing orientated. www.doubtfulsound.com
Due to controls on commercialisation -
Not as many visitors are able to experience Doubtful Sound each
year - please ensure you book in advance of your intended travel
date so you don't miss out!
3 hour cruise of Doubtful Sound, experience the beauty and
wilderness of Doubtful Sound. lunches may be ordered.
$260.00 per person - Lunches and coach connections to/from Te
Anau and Queenstown additional.
Personalised cruise of Doubtful Sound - With only 20 Passengers
onboard each cruise they do fill up fast - Includes courtesy coach
from Te Anau - lunches extra.
$250.00 per person, Lunches additional
Fiordland Cruises Activities include fishing and
sightseeing, multishare sleeping arrangement on-board MV
Friendship. $440.00 per person
Fiordland Wilderness Experiences
Two day kayaking in Doubtful Sound, overnight at a campsite in
the Fiord before returing.
Please Note: Prices subject to change without notice -
charged at rate valid at time of stay. Rates in New Zealand
Dollars, All GST Included. Child policy: Infants are 0-4, children
are 5-14, adults are 15+.
Cancellation Policy:A reservation is
confirmed when one nights accommodation, agent payment, address for
service or credit card details confirm your intention to stay. Full
payment is required upon arrival - sites, rooms and facilities are
not to be occupied until you have registered at the
Cancellations made more than 2 calendar days before
Full refund less admin fee of 10 %
Cancellations made within 2 calendar days of arrival
Unforseen circumstances may be taken into