Practically untouched by humans, apart from the select few allowed to operate there, Doubtful encapsulates you the moment you arrive. Travel with us into the heart of Fiordland National park to discover dramatic landscapes and secluded coves as we cruise the inner fiords of Doubtful Sound. This intimate experience allows you to gain a deeper connection to the heart of Fiordland.
Please bring sensible clothing and footwear. Wet Weather gear is advised, it does rain 200 days of the year in Fiordland. You can bring snacks for the coach or pre book one of our delicious picnic lunches. Please note, there is no food available to purchase on the Tasman Explorer. Don’t forget to bring your camera, we want to see your adventure!
Skippers Canyon is one of the top 10 most dangerous roads in the world! We'll get you down it the right way!
In case you haven't found the information you were looking for, we've put together some of the most common questions our customers ask about our trips. If you need more specific answers, please contact us directly.
How long to get to Manapouri
From Queenstown to Manapouri by car or coach takes around 2 hrs 45 mins and from Te Anau around 30 minutes. For more information refer to our Driving Times webpage.
Is there car parking at Manapouri?
Overnight car parking is 950m from the Manapouri Visitor Centre and daytime car parking is provided adjacent to the Visitor centre.