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Cruise Te Anau

Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8005
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Relaxing, sociable cruise with fabulous scenic views

On a fine day such as we enjoyed this 3 hour lake cruise and nature walk takes some beating. We... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
Colin B
via mobile
An unexpected delight

Our motel recommended this cruise and it turned out to be an outstanding recommendation. Peter... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2016
Asheville, North Carolina
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DISCOVERY CRUISE Join Cruise Te Anau for a personalized boutique 3 hour scenic South Fiord cruise including a relaxing bush/nature walk to discover the Hidden Lakes. Cruise Te Anau is the only company offering personalized boutique cruises on beautiful Lake Te Anau, (New Zealand's 2nd largest lake). With a maximum of 12 people per trip you are assured of the untouched tranquility of the beautiful South Fiord of Lake Te Anau. Cruises Depart Daily 10am - 1pm (also 5pm during summer months) - Bookings essential - you can book through our website.
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Travellers talk about
“hidden lake” (5 reviews)
“relaxed trip” (2 reviews)
“nature walk” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8005

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

On a fine day such as we enjoyed this 3 hour lake cruise and nature walk takes some beating. We have been fortunate to visit both Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound on day trips, also in decent weather, in recent years and frankly Peter's cruise...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Our motel recommended this cruise and it turned out to be an outstanding recommendation. Peter, the captain, was extremely friendly and knowledgable. He obviously takes great pride in operating a "small" non-commercial operation. The three-hour cruise was reasonable priced, slow paced, and extremely interesting. The...More

2  Thank SusaDogue
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

It was a last minute decision. We called and we got a 3-hour trip to lake Te Anau Southern Fiord. Peter, the skipper guided us to the hidden lakes in a 30-minute walk though the forest. We enjoyed warm coffee and tea after the walk....More

Thank RMD9414
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Peter (the skipper) is a very relaxed, personable man who put everyone at ease on this small excursion. We rang up on a Saturday morning to enquire, and although he had no bookings at the time he was very happy to take just the two...More

1  Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Wasn't sure what to expect. But it was worth the trip. Very friendly captain/guide. The lake and mountain views are brilliant. If I had more time and brought appropriate gear would have been good to go hike through the walkways etc call ahead if you...More

1  Thank Wesley W
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Peter has a small boat and looks after his guests extremely well. There are NO crowds and its very peaceful and interesting. Peter is very informative and takes care to give you a good time on this lake. We had a cruise and a walk...More

1  Thank skyetime
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

This trip is a once in a lifetime experience, Peter is an excellent host. I had the best time ever, almost can't think of a better way 2 my spend the 3hrs

Thank GJR20142014
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We are so pleased that we took this trip, Peter the skipper obviously is passionate and very knowledgeable about the lake the flora & fauna in the surrounding area.We cannot recommend it highly enough.A truly fantastic enjoyable afternoon.

Thank sibertswold
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We cruised with Peter on the Carousel in 2010 and had a great time so when visiting in December 2014 with friends from China we arranged an afternoon charter cruise. The cruise was great with the highlight being catching 2 fish. We would recommend Cruise...More

Thank snowbear042
Reviewed 25 December 2014

The Discovery Cruise is a 3-hour cruise across Lake Te Anau and into the South Fjord. The captain is not too subtle in expressing his view that this cruise is at least a match for Milford Sound. He is right! The Discovery Cruise provides stunning...More

Thank Paul H
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17 May 2016|
Response from Peter K | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, apologies for delay in reply, have only just received your question. To book you can either phone (03)249-8005 or book thru our website booking page. Peter - Cruise Te Anau