Overnight Cruise in the unexploited Doubtful Sound

Cruise along the unexploited Doubtful Sound - experience the best New Zealand has on offer. Your journey will start from Te Anau where transport will be provided to take you across Lake Manapouri and Wilmot Pass before boarding our custom designed boat at the picturesque Doubtful Sound. The boat will cruise down the main Fiord before heading off to explore some of the more remote Doubtful Fiords. Catch your own dinner while watching the dolphins swimming playfully next to the boat or immerse yourself in the peace and tranquillity of nature underneath the stars. All your meals will be prepared by our experienced chef with local ingredients onboard.

Things to bring:

  • Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Waterproof/warm jacket/sweater/fleece
  • Change of clothes/personal items
  • Camera with lots of memory
  • Swimwear (optional)
  • Sun screen, sun glasses, insect repellent
  • Beverages (alcoholic or otherwise)
  • Special diets are catered for (Please advise when making a reservation or at least 24hours before departure)

We will provide:

  • Coach from Te Anau
  • Fast boat across Lake Manapouri
  • Coach over the Wilmot Pass into Doubtful Sound
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Delicious evening meal
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Bedding & Linen (fresh sheets, pillow case, towel, duvet). Sleeping arrangements are bunk style, multi share.
  • Tea & Coffee on demand
  • Special diets are catered for (Please advise when making a reservation)

Our friendly and knowledgeable guide will greet you at 8.15am at Te Anau Lake View Holiday Park (77 Manapouri-Te Anau Highway, Te Anau). The boat will take up to 12 guests at a time so our staff would be able to cater to all your needs. You will return the next day all refreshed and ready to start the new day.

Cruise dates are limited during the summer period so book your overnight relaxation now.

How to book:

From: Te Anau
To: Doubtful Sound O’Night Cruise
Date: [When you want to travel]
Return: [Blank]


Due to weather, sea and other conditions beyond our control, actual route, activities and anchorage’s may vary. Nakedbus.com reserves all rights.

Customer Comments

Wonderful, Warm - Superb

Wish to compliment your company on such great service. The driver of the bus on tuesday night,� was wonderful, his driving superb. Had a wonderful trip back on such a cold bleak night, the bus was so� warm, comfortable and clean. Once again many thanks

- Joan Lusby

It's good to see

It’s good to see nakedbus delivering a good service and taking on the over-priced [competitor] people.

-Thomas Beagle

Peaceful and comfortable

I liked the fact that the driver was not giving us a tour, unlike [competitor]! It was peaceful and comfortable.

-Fiona O’Hara