Overnight Cruise on Doubtful or Milford Sound

This is a fantastic experience aboard a traditional vessel which cruises the full length of the fiord and anchors overnight in sheltered waters.

After a day cruising the fiord and weaving through hidden coves and mystical waterways, as evening draws near the anchor is dropped at a sheltered mooring enabling you to explore the shoreline by kayak or small boat with one of the on board nature guides.

You’ll enjoy a sumptuous three course dinner alongside pristine rainforest and sheer rock faces, before heading to your private cabin with an en-suite bathroom. These are not spacious luxury apartments (you’re not on the QE 2!) but comprise two beds and a small locker for your overnight bag .

Service on board is excellent , we cannot rate it highly enough ; all the staff are very personable and go about their tasks with the minimum of fuss.

What our travellers love about staying here…

  • The sheer scale of the Sounds with their iconic natural features
  • Chatting to fellow travellers and the crew about their experiences
  • The wonderful three course meal – as David Atkinson , a recent Silver Fern traveller commented – “the best I had in New Zealand!”