F I ORDLAND, STEWART I S LAND & I NVERCARG I L L Milford Sound Overnight Cruise Departures & Duration: Daily Sep - mid May
Fiordland, Stewart Island & Invercargill The pristine wilderness of Fiordland is home to the world-famous Milford and Doubtful Sounds and is an internationally recognised World Heritage Site. Invercargill is home to grand architecture and world class facilities while a flight from here or a ferry from Bluff can take you directly to Stewart Island. Here, the outdoors has never been greater with an abundance of wildlife, clean crisp air and breathtaking scenery.
Day 1: Milford Sound This afternoon, board your Real Journeys vessel Milford Mariner at Milford Wharf, Milford Sound to commence a Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise. Cruise the full length of Milford Sound to the Tasman Sea and view spectacular alpine scenery including waterfalls, rainforest and towering peaks. Keep a look out for wildlife including seals, dolphins and penguins. Upon reaching the open sea the sails may be hoisted, subject to weather and conditions. The vessel then returns to the fiord and anchors overnight in sheltered Harrison Cove. Dinner is served on board and overnight accommodation is on board Milford Mariner. (D) Day 2: Milford Sound This morning, following a cooked or continental breakfast, there is time for further cruising before returning to Milford Wharf. Cruise concludes at approximately 9:15am, at Milford Sound Visitor Terminal. (B) PRICES INCLUDE • Scenic Cruise of Milford Sound • Overnight accommodation in private en-suite cabin (bed linen, duvet, pillow and towel provided) • 3-course buffet style evening dinner • Cooked or Continental breakfast • Kayaking or shoreline viewing by tender craft • Comprehensive commentary
Prices from: Adult £183, Child £92 departing Milford (supplement via coach from Te Anau: Adult £6, Child £3 & from Queenstown: Adult £36, Child £18 (flight options also available — please call for details).
DOUBTFUL SOUND OVERNIGHT CRUISE Departures & Duration: Daily from Manapouri (01 Sep - mid May) Cruise across the crystal waters of Lake Manapouri to Deep Cove and board the Fiordland Navigator. Explore Doubtful Sound viewing waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and various wildlife. Anchor overnight and enjoy dinner and breakfast on board. REAL JOURNEYS DOUBTFUL SOUND WILDERNESS CRUISE Departures & Duration: 7.5 hours, Daily from Manapouri (Oct-Apr) Cruise the crystal-clear waters of Lake Manapouri, then over Wilmot Pass through Fiordland’s most dense rainforest. Board a catamaran for a 3-hour cruise that heads out to the Tasman Sea and takes in the most dramatic scenery of Doubtful Sound. GLOWWORM CAVES Departures & Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes, Daily from Te Anau Cruise across Lake Te Anau before entering the caves. As you explore by path and small boat, your senses will be overwhelmed by the rock formations, before gliding through silent darkness to the glowworm grotto.
REAL JOURNEYS MILFORD SOUND NATURE CRUISE Departures & Duration: 2.5 hours, Daily from Milford Sound (01 Oct-30 Apr) For a truly memorable day on Fiordland National Park, a cruise on Milford Sound is a must. Take in breathtaking views of Mitre Peak and the Sound; look out for wildlife
including seals, penguins and dolphins. Your 2.5 hour nature cruise is aboard a traditional-style motor vessel with staysail schooner-rigged sails. Prices from: Adult £85, Child £42, departing Milford (supplement for Te Anau & Queenstown)
Prices from: Adult £212, Child £106 departing Milford (supplement via coach from Te Anau: Adult £45, Child £23 & from Queenstown: Adult £71, Child £36 (flight options also available — please call for details)
WILD KIWI ENCOUNTER Departures & Duration: 4 hours, Daily (except 25 Dec) Take a scenic catamaran cruise across Paterson Inlet to Little Glory Bay. A 45 minute walk across the peninsula through native forest is led by a knowledgeable nature guide. Emerging on to the wide, sandy Ocean Beach, this is where you will get to see the Southern Brown Kiwi, searching for food. Retrace your steps for your catamaran ride back to Oban. xx Prices from £117 per person The magic begins as soon as you board our coach in Te Anau for a guided journey to Milford Sound. This special small group day trip includes a small boat cruise, visit to the underwater observatory and a freshly prepared picnic lunch. In summer, you can also add an hour of relaxed kayaking to your adventure. Lunch included. Prices from: Adult £148, Child £102 GO MILFORD DAY TRIP & KAYAK Departures & Duration: 8.5 hrs (with kayak 10.5), Daily from Te Anau
Prices from: Adult £174, Child £37, departing Manapouri (supplement for Te Anau & Queenstown)
Prices from: Adult £49, Child £12
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