Doubtful Sound, Te Anau

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Explore the many twists and turns of Doubtful Sound, a large fjord where calm, dark blue water is flanked by green mountain peaks. The sound was named by Captain Cook in the 16th century because he was unsure if it was accessible by sailboat; today, access to this isolated area is restricted to boat cruises and bus trips. To get more out of your visit, consider an overnight cruise or kayaking in the sound. The unspoiled wilderness area supports rare marine life like bottlenose dolphins, penguins, fur seals, and sometimes whales. Put Doubtful Sound and other Te Anau attractions into our Te Anau itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The overnight cruise is just the most wonderful opportunity to experience this magnificent area. The bush ancient and beautiful. The boat is excellent, small, comfortable, our twin cabin very comforta...  more »
  • In good weather, this is a wonderful trip and how simply beautiful in Norway. Rain or diesigem weather you stay shouldn't simply.
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  • After a trip to Milford Sound, I find the mountains all look very similar. In terms of photos, I loved my 10~24mm lens capturing everything. Because the boat doesn't always bring you close enough or a...  more »
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  • Fantastic! You can do a overnight cruise. Just amazing. Not as touristic as milfortsounds Just what I like
  • One of the "fjords" in New Zealand, from the water beautiful but Milford Sound is more spectacular.
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