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Real Journeys
#3 of 5 Tours in Manapouri
The meals were excellent, the side tours from the boat catered for all passengers and we saw some wonderful parts of New Zealand and learnt such a lot about NZ's early history in the deep south.
There are a couple of companies providing tours of Doubtful Sounds; we chose a trip with Real Journeys, a NZ company based in Te Anau run by locals.
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Te Anau Helicopter Services Te Anau 4.0 km away
#16 of 31 Tours in Te Anau
From our point of view Milford Sound is a very hyped up tourist must-see but we much preferred the other sounds which also do boat tours.
We had a group of six (max size) and they were able to accommodate us on short notice after we had multiple other helicopter tours cancelled throughout New Zealand.
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Fiordland Expeditions - Day Tours
#1 of 5 Tours in Manapouri
Fiordland Expeditions do overnight tours (which I would highly recommend).
It can hold a maximum number of guest (14pax) Only this makes the trip really personal, and takes you away from the BUG tours with 70 people boats.
Deep Cove Charters
#2 of 5 Tours in Manapouri
We dit the tour with a small group of 5 persons and the lovely crew of the seafin Chris and Tracey from deepcove charters, it was amazing.
This was such a different experience than the one we experienced on Milford where we were "herded" onto a lg boat to find every table and chair reserved by lg tour groups (who seemed more interested in their lunch...
Doubtful Sound Kayak
#4 of 5 Tours in Manapouri
One of the best kayaking tours i've done.
3 Company running tours into doubtful Sound and two of them offer kayaking.
Manapouri Lake Cruises
#5 of 5 Tours in Manapouri