We offer small group scenic boat expeditions on board the Fiordland Jewel in Fiordland National Park, which is a major part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site.
Our expeditions are tailored specifically for people who are interested in scenery, history and nature and there are some opportunities to fish to catch a feed.
A maximum of 18 passengers.
All nine cabins have fiord and sea views and a private ensuite and are fully air-conditioned and heated.
Fly via helicopter from Te Anau and land directly on board the Fiordland Jewel which will be waiting in Preservation Inlet.
Cruise through Breaksea, Dusky Sounds, and Preservation and Chalky Inlets. We may do activities such as:
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 contact us to be placed on a waitlist if we receive a cancellation for any of our scheduled departures in 2020, as we are currently fully booked for this year.
Dates currently open for bookings in 2021:
Doubtful Sound to Preservation Inlet - includes heli out to Te Anau
Sunday January 3-Saturday January 9 - 1 cabin a/v - 1 Resolution
Sunday January 17-Saturday January 23 - 6 cabins a/v - 2 Captain Cook, 2 Endeavour, 2 Resolution
Sunday April 18-Saturday April 24 - 1 cabin a/v - 1 Resolution
Sunday May 2-Saturday May 8 - 1 cabin a/v - 1 Resolution
Sunday June 13-Saturday June 19 - 4 cabins a/v - 1 Governor, 1 Captain Cook, 2 Resolution
Sunday August 8-Saturday August 14 - 8 cabins a/v - 1 Governor, 3 Captain Cook, 2 Endeavour, 2 Resolution
Sunday September 5-Saturday September 11 - 2 cabins a/v - 2 Endeavour
Preservation Inlet to Doubtful Sound - includes heli onboard
Saturday January 9-Friday January 15 - 6 cabins a/v - 1 Governor, 3 Captain Cook, 2 Resolution
Saturday April 24-Friday April 30 - 3 cabins a/v- 1 Captain Cook, 2 Resolution
Saturday May 22-Friday May 28 - 1 cabin a/v - 1 Resolution
Saturday June 5-Friday June 11 - 3 cabins a/v - 1 Endeavour, 2 Resolution
Saturday September 11-Friday September 17 - 8 cabins a/v - 1 Governor, 4 Captain Cook, 2 Endeavour, 1 Resolution
Retail prices are GST inclusive and in NZD, includes transfer per person into or out of Preservation Inlet (Helicopter) or Doubtful Sound (Boat/Coach), excludes beverages purchased from our licensed bar on board the Fiordland Jewel.