Queenstown - Manapouri - Preservation and Chalky Inlets - Dusky and Doubtful Sounds - Queenstown Escape the crowds to enjoy some of the South Island's most remote wonders and wonderful local insights travelling with one of New Zealand's most well-respected travel experts to the furthesst reashces of fabulous Fiordland aboard an boutique expedition-style cruise (8 nights)
Travel in comfort, and in the company of new friends, along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to Manapouri and overnight at a lovely lodge on the edge of Fiordland National Park. Enjoy getting to know your travel companions over a relaxed evening meal showcasing paddock to plate fresh produce.
The following day, a spectacular scenic helicopter flight will deliver us to meet our Fiordland Cruise in Preservation Inlet.
Over the following six days and nights, cruising in style and staying in comfort aboard a well appointed boutique expedition cruising vessel, we will explore some of the most remote reaches and pristine corners of the planet. Cruising well beyond the tourist trail, through the splendidly remote and breathakingly beautiful Chalky Inlet, Dusky and Doubtful Sounds, there are opportunities to enjoy wonderful walks, fabulous fishing, convivial company and sublime serenity .. or simply take in the stunning vistas from the hot tub on the top deck.
Disembarking in Doubtful Sound, we travel overland to Manpouri to join a cruise to Pearl Harbour, and our adventure concludes with a final farewell dinner and a night in Queenstown*.
* Ask us about tailoring a Queenstown extension or to provide South Island self-drive itinerary suggestions. We can highly recommend a Mt Cook and Mackenzie Country addition to experience the spectacular Southern night skies.
From NZD$7,370* - please enquire about 2021 dates.
8 nights accommodation (comfortable hotels, country lodges and boutique cruise accommodation in private cabin with ensuite), a collection of local activities, private transfers as described (including scenic helicopter flight), most meals, insider insights and experiences, and an engaging expert host from end to end. Your participation in this itinerary also includes a contribution to the wonderful conservation works of New Zealand's Department of Conservation (DOC).
* Indicative per person pricing based 2020 rates for a twin share basis . Ask us for single supplement pricing. Tour departs with min. 8 people.
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