Faith In Fiordland Cruise - Morning Tea, Exploration or Champagne Cruise - Ex Te Anau

Step aboard The Faith for an exceptional cruising experience over the waters of the magnificent Fiordland National Park.


  • Unique cruising experience
  • Stunning Fiordland scenery
  • Outstanding local cuisine


Step aboard The Faith for an exceptional cruising experience over the waters of the magnificent Fiordland National Park.

Our elegant 19m oak and mahogany sailing ship will allow you to step back in time and connect with the past whilst discovering one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Stunning scenery, an authentic kiwi crew and outstanding local cuisine are the hallmarks of the Faith In Fiordland Cruise.


Choose from the following unique cruise options:


Morning Tea Cruise (Departs 9am, Duration 3 Hours): Experience the high class service of the 1930’s as you are served a delicious morning tea and refreshments. Soak up the serenity of your surroundings with no engines running, bird song, the deafening silence of the ancient mountains, and the warm hospitality provided by our experienced crew.

Exploration Cruise: (Departs 2pm, Duration 3 Hours): Discover the untouched wilderness of the mystical South Fiord. Take a walk through lush native forest and encounter historic trees, beautiful waterways, hidden lakes and majestic rock formations. Enjoy a mouth watering afternoon tea before returning to Te Anau.

Champagne Cruise (Departs 6pm, Duration 1.5 Hours): Cruise in style across the calm waters of Lake Te Anau and be treated to a stellar service as you enjoy champagne and nibbles. Soak up the ancient history and unique Fiordland landscape before experiencing a magical Te Anau golden sunset.


Faith In Fiordland welcomes you to experience a truly unique cruising experience that will be the highlight of your trip to Te Anau…


Adult $120.00
Child $50.00

What's included

  • Fiordland cruise


  • Departures: 85 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau 9600

  • Please note there is a minimum of 2 persons for a trip to depart. Single bookings will be waitlisted to be confirmed directly by the operator.

Available Bookings from November 24 to November 30

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Tue 24 Nov
Wed 25 Nov
Thu 26 Nov
Fri 27 Nov
Sat 28 Nov
Sun 29 Nov
Mon 30 Nov

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$120.00
  • Child$50.00

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davide10 from Australia wrote on 12 March 2020

Wonderful Experience - 10 out of 10

Fabulous 2pm afternoon cruise plus land exploration. Delightful, friendly and knowledgeable crew. Lovely historic boat with old age charm. Tasty afternoon tea and choice of beverage. My wife and I loved the whole experience from start to finish. Very good value. Have fun. David & Dee.

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luciai from Argentina wrote on 27 February 2020


My partner and I went on the Exploration Cruise and we couldn't have enjoyed it more! Everything is five stars: the hospitality, the food and drinks, the walk through the beautiful Fiordland National Park, and the overall experience. We absolutely loved it and we can't wait to come back. Thank you so much George and Adam!

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gregh from United States wrote on 25 January 2020

Sweet as...

Adam and George put on a great cruise! All around good guys with a great old sailing boat, good stories and fantastic hospitality! If you want to be treated like family, book this cruise, you will be glad you did! Highly recommended!!! Thanks Adam and George, we really enjoyed it! Cheers, Tammy and Greg

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Candice Tovey from New Zealand wrote on 19 January 2020


We had such an amazing time on the 2pm cruise with the whole family, including baby, toddler and grandma. George and Adam we’re very accommodating and welcoming, we really enjoyed how everyone one onboard could become part of the crew, even drive/sail the boat! Lots of knowledge, laughs, delicious food, amazing scenery and beautiful weather. A true kiwi experience and a great way to spend the afternoon in Te Anau. We especially enjoyed the short walk to the hidden lake- what a lovely surprise! Thankyou

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LITA from New Zealand wrote on 24 November 2019


From start to finish we were impressed by the quality of service and customer care. From their friendly smiles and warm welcome on arrival to a 'see you again' hug when we departed. Captain George was full of history and knowledge of the boat (FAITH), Lake Te Anau and the Fiordlands, made the trip so interesting and gave us a deeper appreciation of it. Captain Adam (as well as Captain George) showed such personal interest in each one of us and made us feel at home. Gave us a tour of the engine room which was pretty cool. We loved the gourmet morning tea and some of us had a glass of wine/beer (or two). This has been the best cruise ever, the personal touches and interest/care in the passengers really made this trip exceptional. Thank you both for a wonderful experience!

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