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Cruise Te Anau - 1pm - Discovery Cruise (3 Hour)

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Join Cruise Te Anau for a boutique 3 hour Discovery Cruise to the beautiful & tranquil South Fiord of Lake Te Anau where you will view spectacular mountains & breath taking scenery!

Join Cruise Te Anau for a boutique 3 hour Discovery Cruise to the beautiful & tranquil South Fiord of Lake Te Anau where you will view spectacular mountains & breath taking scenery!

Highlights

  • Boutique cruising experience
  • Explore the majestic Fiordland rain forest on our short bush/nature walk.
  • Complementary tea/coffee

Experience first hand the Fiordland rain forest when we disembark for a unique guided nature walk, only accessible by boat, to discover the beautiful Hidden Lakes.

On your return to the boat relax and enjoy a complementary tea/coffee, along with a homemade muffin, while taking in the ever-changing natural Tranquillity and serenity before we make our way back to Te Anau. Our boutique cruises have a maximum of 12 people so you can enjoy a personal cruise into the remoteness of the Fiordland National Park, a world heritage area, where unspoilt scenery will amaze you.

Lake Te Anau has unique geographic features, the 3 'Arms' of the Lake which extend on the Western side are in fact Inland Fiords, these Fiords are possibly the only Freshwater Inland Fiords in the world. Join us to learn more about the unique Fiords of Lake Te Anau!

Adult $130.00
Child $55.00 (5-15 years old)

What's included

  • 3 Hour cruise
  • Interesting commentary
  • Complementary tea/coffee

Duration

  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Cruise Te Anau will email you directions to the departure location
  • after your booking is received
  • as our departure location can sometimes be changed.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Children under 5 years old go free, when accompanied by an adult.

    Please Note: A minimum of 2 guests are required for the cruise to operate. If you are booking for 1 person please continue to book & you will be contacted direct by Cruise Te Anau to confirm or waitlist.

    The Discovery Cruise departs at 1:00pm & returns at approx. 4:00pm.

    Please meet at 12:45pm for the 1:00pm departure.

  • Please make sure you include your email address & if possible a New Zealand contact phone number, also the name of your accommodation the night before the cruise in case we need to contact you for any reason.

Available Bookings from 1 Jul to 14 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$130.00
  • Child$55.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.8

16 reviews

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peterm8 from Australia wrote on 06 March 2024

An engaging experience

Visitors to the area often overlook Lake Te Anau. This cruise showed us what a gem it is. The lake views were spectacular, and the walk to Hidden Lake was a treat, accompanied by well informed commentary on the scenery. Peter, the skipper, is friendly and helpful, and the small-group nature of the cruise on a (our group numbered seven) added to the experience.

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Kylie Smith from Australia wrote on 19 July 2023

Great experience

An excellent outing with Peter, who took us on a boat cruise on the beautiful lake and then a mini walk to a beautiful hidden spot, followed by tea and muffins. Perfect on a cold day.

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From Cruise Te Anau - 1pm - Discovery Cruise (3 Hour)

Thanks for your review Kylie. It was great to have you & your friends on our Discovery Cruise & be able to show you part of our backyard. Pleased you enjoyed the afternoon & your travels in New Zealand.

Katinka Huender from New Zealand wrote on 29 December 2022

Lovely day in the lake

Great day out on the lake beautiful scenery relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank you for you review of our Discovery Cruise Katinka. It was great to meet you & pleased you enjoyed the day. Safe travels for the rest of you holiday. Peter - Cruise Te Anau

Rosanna Conner from New Zealand wrote on 10 May 2022

Great Day out

Great day trip,our guide for the day Peter was really friendly .Great variety of experiences with the boat rtr and then the walk to Hidden Lakes .we had actually booked a more expensive fancy trip which got cancelled last min so we booked this one …absoutely no regrets .

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From Cruise Te Anau - 1pm - Discovery Cruise (3 Hour)

Thank you Rosanna for your review. It was my pleasure to meet you and be able to share a small part of the lake with you.

kipa from New Zealand wrote on 04 March 2022

A Perfect Day

A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon. Peter was a brilliant host, the hot cup of coffee and the warm blueberry muffin topped off the perfect day!

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From Cruise Te Anau - 1pm - Discovery Cruise (3 Hour)

Great to meet you yesterday Collette & thank you for your review . Yes it was an enjoyable afternoon, you couldn't have picked a more perfect day. Thanks again for joining us & safe travels for the rest of you holiday. Regards: Peter - Cruise Te Anau

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