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Faith in Fiordland

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Elegant Historic Cruises the Motor Yacht "Faith" on Lake Te Te Anau, Fiordland, New Zealand. Exceptional food served on board, drinks included, a guided walk, and a local crew happy to show you their untouched Kiwi backyard. Maximum of 16 people...more
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85 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8174
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What can we say that hasn’t been said below. It is a true privilege to be allowed to step aboard such a remarkable vessel and to spend an afternoon in the company of 2 dedicated & knowledgeable hosts in breathtaking surrounds. The exploration cruise included...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elisek620
Tigerpilot30, Guest Relations Manager at Faith in Fiordland, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hey!! Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review, it’s very kind of you :-) I can’t add anything at all, just wanted to thank you for joining us and helping make our day on the water memorable. Wishing you all...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Are you reading this? Good. Because I need you to promise me that you will do this cruise if you visit Te Anau. Why? Here are just a few reasons: George and Adam are a delight. The scenery may be incredible, but these two really...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank collin750
Tigerpilot30, Guest Relations Manager at Faith in Fiordland, responded to this reviewResponded today

Collin!! You’re awesome!! Thank you, loved having you both onboard!! What a compelling review - very kind of you to shout from the rooftops for us :-) Sending you both our warmest wishes, and a very happy New Year. Cheers, Adam, and George :-)

Reviewed 6 days ago

Of all the excursions you could take in Te Anau, this experience should be a priority. George and Adam are wonderful hosts, and the views and conversation are sure to be memorable. Thanks for the lovely time!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Devon K
Reviewed 1 week ago

While looking for something to do before a late afternoon trip to the caves, my wife booked our family of four with two teens on the morning tea cruise. George was fantastic, including with the two teens who noted this was one of their favorites...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience with wonderful hosts. Definitely not too commercial and a must do in Te Anau. No more words needed!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great morning tour on a historic comfortable wooden boat under restoration. Mature affable knowledgeable crew. Good food and wine. Ignore any negative comments due to one off bad experiences- probably says more about the reviewer than the tour. The people who run this are owner...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gregk396
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing morning out with friendly professional crew. A beautiful old boat in a stunning location!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Te-Anau123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain George and mate Adam were excellent hosts. The boat, the MY Faith, is a 1935-era “motor yacht” that served as a mine layer during WWII. It’s perfectly restored. Story has it that Winston Churchill spent time on the ship after the war. Our hosts...More

Thank brianinphilly10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a trip on the lake at Te Anau that was a bit different and this didn’t disappoint. A trip on a beautifully restored historic motor yacht with quite a story. George and Adam were fantastic skippers with lots of tales to tell and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rebeccak277
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off I would like to thank Adam and George for one of the most unforgettable experiences of my life. Secondly, please let me direct you to Randall and Diane's review as we shared the cruise with them and cannot agree more or put it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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