Explore Doubtful, Breaksea and Dusky Sounds, including Preservation and Chalky Inlets, aboard the Fiordland Jewel

Soak in the atmosphere and pristine wilderness of New Zealand’s largest National Park on this six-night expedition. Part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site, Fiordland’s Doubtful, Breaksea and Dusky Sounds are rich in history and spectacular scenery. Experience the area’s native birds and sea life up close and personal, with opportunities for kayaking, short walks and fishing to catch a feed, if you so wish, from our purpose-built catamaran, the Fiordland Jewel.

With a maximum of just 18 passengers onboard, there will be many opportunities to soak up stories of the area from our knowledgeable crew, and to take in breathtaking vistas from the deck or from any of our nine climate-controlled cabins, all of which have sea views and private ensuites. Relax in the hot tub on the top deck and enjoy all your meals prepared by our talented onboard chef.

Individual cabins can be booked for yourself, your small group of family and friends, or as a couple, for an experience you’ll be talking about for years to come.

Highlights


• Cruise to Doubtful Sound

• Enjoy Breaksea and Dusky Sounds

• Discover Preservation and Chalky Inlets

• Fall in love with the spectacular scenery of NZ's largest national park

• Enjoy Kayaking, short Walks & fishing (Weather depending)

Fly via helicopter from Te Anau and land directly onboard the Fiordland Jewel which will be waiting in Preservation Inlet or Dusky Sound..
Cruise through Breaksea, Dusky Sounds, and Preservation and Chalky Inlets. We may do activities such as: Bush, island and beach walks including the most south-westerly point of the South Island, Puysegur Point Visit historic Captain Cook and Gold Rush sites View incredible wildlife - Dusky Sound and its surrounding fiords are havens for marine and bird life Some fishing to catch a feed, if you wish to do so Kayaking and tender boat excursions
We'll start to head back north through Breaksea and Doubtful Sounds. At Doubtful Sound on Day 7, you'll disembark and take a coach over the Wilmot Pass, a boat over Lake Manapouri to return to Manapouri.
Of course, the weather is central to a Fiordland experience, so the itinerary of your cruise may differ depending on the conditions on the day. The above sample itinerary is from Preservation Inlet ending in Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound to Preservation Inlet is in reverse.

Please Note

Doubtful Sound to Dusky Sound/Preservation Inlet - includes helicopter out to Te Anau

Resolution Deluxe Quadruple

$4,750 NZD pp
Resolution Deluxe Quadruple
Two cabins available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two sets of bunkbeds with an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to four people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 4 x single bunkbeds

Captain Cook Deluxe King

$7,500 NZD pp
Captain Cook Deluxe King
Four cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Super-King Double bed and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to two people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Endeavour Deluxe Twin

$7,500 NZD pp
Endeavour Deluxe Twin
Two cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two King-single beds and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 2 x King Singles

Governor Suite Executive King

$9,000 NZD pp
Governor Suite Executive King
The Governor's Cabin is at the top of the boat all by itself with its own full width forward window and large side windows. The bed is a Super-King Double bed and it has a bathroom, shower and toilet. It sleeps up to two people in their own private cabin, on the private top-deck. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Please Note

Preservation Inlet/Dusky Sound to Doubtful Sound - includes helicopter in

Resolution Deluxe Quadruple

$4,750 NZD pp
Resolution Deluxe Quadruple
Two cabins available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two sets of bunkbeds with an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to four people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 4 x single bunkbeds

Endeavour Deluxe Twin

$7,500 NZD pp
Endeavour Deluxe Twin
Two cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two King-single beds and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 2 x King Singles

Captain Cook Deluxe King

$7,500 NZD pp
Captain Cook Deluxe King
Four cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Super-King Double bed and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to two people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Governor Suite Executive King

$9,000 NZD pp
Governor Suite Executive King
The Governor's Cabin is at the top of the boat all by itself with its own full width forward window and large side windows. The bed is a Super-King Double bed and it has a bathroom, shower and toilet. It sleeps up to two people in their own private cabin, on the private top-deck. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Please Note

Doubtful Sound to Dusky Sound/Preservation Inlet - includes helicopter out to Te Anau

Resolution Deluxe Quadruple

$4,750 NZD pp
Resolution Deluxe Quadruple
Two cabins available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two sets of bunkbeds with an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to four people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 4 x single bunkbeds

Endeavour Deluxe Twin

$7,500 NZD pp
Endeavour Deluxe Twin
Two cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two King-single beds and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 2 x King Singles

Captain Cook Deluxe King

$7,500 NZD pp
Captain Cook Deluxe King
Four cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Super-King Double bed and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to two people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Governor Suite Executive King

$9,000 NZD pp
Governor Suite Executive King
The Governor's Cabin is at the top of the boat all by itself with its own full width forward window and large side windows. The bed is a Super-King Double bed and it has a bathroom, shower and toilet. It sleeps up to two people in their own private cabin, on the private top-deck. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Please Note

Preservation Inlet/Dusky Sound to Doubtful Sound - includes helicopter in

Resolution Deluxe Quadruple

$4,750 NZD pp
Resolution Deluxe Quadruple
Two cabins available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two sets of bunkbeds with an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to four people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 4 x single bunkbeds

Captain Cook Deluxe King

$7,500 NZD pp
Captain Cook Deluxe King
Four cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Super-King Double bed and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to two people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Endeavour Deluxe Twin

$7,500 NZD pp
Endeavour Deluxe Twin
Two cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two King-single beds and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 2 x King Singles

Governor Suite Executive King

$9,000 NZD pp
Governor Suite Executive King
The Governor's Cabin is at the top of the boat all by itself with its own full width forward window and large side windows. The bed is a Super-King Double bed and it has a bathroom, shower and toilet. It sleeps up to two people in their own private cabin, on the private top-deck. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Please Note

Doubtful Sound to Dusky Sound/Preservation Inlet - includes helicopter out to Te Anau

Resolution Deluxe Quadruple

$4,750 NZD pp
Resolution Deluxe Quadruple
Two cabins available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two sets of bunkbeds with an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to four people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 4 x single bunkbeds

Captain Cook Deluxe King

$7,500 NZD pp
Captain Cook Deluxe King
Four cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Super-King Double bed and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to two people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Endeavour Deluxe Twin

$7,500 NZD pp
Endeavour Deluxe Twin
Two cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two King-single beds and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 2 x King Singles

Governor Suite Executive King

$9,000 NZD pp
Governor Suite Executive King
The Governor's Cabin is at the top of the boat all by itself with its own full width forward window and large side windows. The bed is a Super-King Double bed and it has a bathroom, shower and toilet. It sleeps up to two people in their own private cabin, on the private top-deck. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Please Note

Preservation Inlet/Dusky Sound to Doubtful Sound - includes helicopter in

Resolution Deluxe Quadruple

$4,750 NZD pp
Resolution Deluxe Quadruple
Two cabins available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two sets of bunkbeds with an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to four people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 4 x single bunkbeds

Endeavour Deluxe Twin

$7,500 NZD pp
Endeavour Deluxe Twin
Two cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two King-single beds and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 2 x King Singles

Captain Cook Deluxe King

$7,500 NZD pp
Captain Cook Deluxe King
Four cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Super-King Double bed and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to two people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Governor Suite Executive King

$9,000 NZD pp
Governor Suite Executive King
The Governor's Cabin is at the top of the boat all by itself with its own full width forward window and large side windows. The bed is a Super-King Double bed and it has a bathroom, shower and toilet. It sleeps up to two people in their own private cabin, on the private top-deck. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Please Note

Doubtful Sound to Dusky Sound/Preservation Inlet - includes helicopter out to Te Anau

Resolution Deluxe Quadruple

$4,750 NZD pp
Resolution Deluxe Quadruple
Two cabins available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two sets of bunkbeds with an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to four people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 4 x single bunkbeds

Captain Cook Deluxe King

$7,500 NZD pp
Captain Cook Deluxe King
Four cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Super-King Double bed and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Sleeps up to two people. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Endeavour Deluxe Twin

$7,500 NZD pp
Endeavour Deluxe Twin
Two cabins are available. On the main deck with a sea view. Two King-single beds and an ensuite bathroom with toilet and shower. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 2 x King Singles

Governor Suite Executive King

$9,000 NZD pp
Governor Suite Executive King
The Governor's Cabin is at the top of the boat all by itself with its own full width forward window and large side windows. The bed is a Super-King Double bed and it has a bathroom, shower and toilet. It sleeps up to two people in their own private cabin, on the private top-deck. Room rate is based on 2 pax and includes 3 course dinner and breakfast. Bedding Configuration 1 x Super-King Double

Vessel Type: Catamaran

Length: 24 metres

Passenger Capacity: 18-20

The Fiordland Jewel is a 24m, three-deck catamaran with a high quality 5-star marine fit-out. Our Milford Sound Overnight Cruise sleeps 20 passengers a night and on our Fiordland and Stewart Island private charters and our small group scenic boat expeditions we cater to a maximum of 18 passengers in nine climate-controlled cabins, each with their own ensuite bathroom.

Features:

Helicopter pad.

Top-deck hot tub.

Cabin information:

1 x Governor Cabin. At the top of the boat all by itself with its own full width forward window and large side windows. Super-King double bed, the ensuite has a separate shower and toilet.

4 x Captain Cook Cabins. All on the main deck all with sea views. Super-King double bed, each ensuite has a separate shower and toilet.

2 x Endeavour Cabins. Both on the main deck both with sea views. King single beds, each ensuite has a separate shower and toilet.

2 x Resolution Cabins. Both on the main deck both with sea views. 2 single bunks single beds, each ensuite has a combined shower and toilet.

Cabin layout for Fiordland Jewel

Return Transport From Queenstown to Te Anau, Manapouri $200 NZD

Return van transfer from central Queenstown accommodation to meet with the cruise on the day of departure, then back to Queenstown again on the day of disembarkation. Transfer leaves around 8am from Queenstown and will return late afternoon. A night pre and post cruise in Queenstown is recommended if using this service. Price is per person

Inclusions


• All meals - all dietary requirements are catered for. Complimentary tea & coffee.
• Use of our kayaks and top deck hot tub (weather dependent)
• In each cabin: Toiletries, body wash & shampoo/conditioner (Evolu), hairdryer, linen and bath towels
• Helicopter transfer (one way) to or from Te Anau to Preservation Inlet and a coach/boat transfer (one way) to or from Doubtful Sound to Manapouri

Exclusions


• Wine, beer & soft drinks (no spirits), these are available for you to purchase from our licensed on board bar.
• Please note: Do not bring alcohol on board with you, as this will breach our liquor license.
• Return transfers from Queenstown are available for an additional $200 per person.
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