One of the best ways to experience the magnificence of the fiords, with their rugged landforms, clear waters, tumbling waterfalls and rare animals, is on one of the various boat cruises offered through numerous operators in the region. From short day trips to experience the power and grandeur of spectacular waterfalls up-close, to personalised overnight or multi-night cruises, trips to where the sound meets the Tasman Sea or even an elegant cruise aboard an historic sailing ship - there is a cruise to suit every itinerary in Fiordland.
85 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau
An elegant Lake Te Anau cruise aboard an historic sailing ship! Explore Fiordland National Park while tasting incredible local cuisine and wines.
Real Journeys Visitor Centre, Pearl Harbour, Waiau Street, Manapouri
Explore the Fiordland coast and Dusky Sound as you follow in the footsteps of Captain Cook with this 5 day discovery expedition.