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A memorable walk into a vast and beautiful wilderness

I would recommend this walk to anyone who enjoys a pure wilderness experience and is prepared to... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
connollyrj20
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Melbourne, Australia
Dusky Sound - A Large Sound With Much to See

Dusky Sound is an excellent sail. We cruised it as part of our Australia/ New Zealand cruise ship... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
TravelinMJ
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Clemson, South Carolina
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

I would recommend this walk to anyone who enjoys a pure wilderness experience and is prepared to put in the 'leg-work' to get there. Due to the sheer isolation of the track, with no road access at any point, I strongly advise the carrying of...More

Thank connollyrj20
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Dusky Sound is an excellent sail. We cruised it as part of our Australia/ New Zealand cruise ship itinerary. It is longer and more extensive than other New Zealand Sounds with several arms extending inward in Fiordland National Park. Our experience was enhanced by the...More

Thank TravelinMJ
Reviewed 22 April 2016

No wonder folks raved about the wild beauty of NZ. Captain Cook spent five weeks exploring the dramatic coastline that edges the mountainous wilderness. They say the seals bath on the rocks but we just saw their noses coming out of the water. Resolution island...More

Thank AwesomeladyUS
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I visited Dusky sound on a cruise ship. If considering the track be a high level fit tramper and remember Fiordland is a wild place and whilst beautiful it can turn on some nasty weather. I lived in Fiordland and have tramped much but not...More

Thank Janelle R
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Again, God's creation is astounding. When I consider all His hands have made.... Anyone who loves the out-of-doors will want to see this and as much of New Zealand as they can.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Spent quite a bit of time outside on deck watching the beautiful fiords as we traversed thru Dusky and into Doubtful Sound. Really pretty scenery. Saw four dolphins and took tons of photos. Nicest part of the cruis so far.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Dusky Sound Track: recommended 8-10 days but could be shorter, weather permitting and body willing. The full track is 90 kilometers long and there are basic huts which require a modest fee (if you can find them all). I am not recommending this track, but...More

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