A very popular cruise

Fiordland Southern Discovery 10 Night Cruise

Departing from Te Anau and finishing in Invercargill

Fiordland- including Doubtful Sound, Breaksea Sound, Dusky Sound, Pigeon Island, Anchor Island, Preservation Inlet and Chalky Inlet

Includes a helicopter flight from Preservation to Tuatapere to meet your coach to Invercargill


Trip Highlights on this amazing cruise around New Zealand's Southern tip which is isolated, rugged and largely uninhabited include:

  • Cruise across Lake Manapouri then coach over Wilmot Pass with it’s breathtaking views of the fiords, and on to meet Affinity in Deep Cove, Doubtful Sound.
  • Travel in the path of Captain James Cook and learn of his voyages.  Visit historic sites such as: the first European house site, place of birth of the first European baby, first recorded shipwreck.
  • Visit Astronomers Point.
  • Walk through remote primeval forests and get up close to roaring waterfalls.
  • Watch fur seal pups play.
  • Fish for Groper and other big species.
  • Cruise to the old oil store.
  • Stroll to the most South Western Lighthouse in NZ at Puysegur Point.
  • Walk across Anchor Island.
  • Visit the Tarawera Silver mine smelter.
  • Visit Pigeon Island – New Zealand's first official ship wreck.
  • Cruise through Chalky Inlet and explore North Point.
  • We may sight whales and playful bottlenose dolphins at any time.
  • Cruise to the old oil store in Preservation Inlet.
  • Experience amazing sunsets.
  • Journey to Preservation Inlet and explore the area, Helicopter out from here.

All walks are optional, you may wish to stay onboard and relax or there may be a shorter walk option that would suit you better.

Discover parts of New Zealand few people get to see. 

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