Doubtful Sound & West Coast Odyssey

All inclusive small group tour with MoaTours

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6 nights from $4,390 per person twin share*

Sales from 07 September 2020 to 31 December 2020

On this small group tour you’ll never forget the beauty of remote Doubtful Sound reached by a launch ride across Lake Manapouri and coach over Wilmot Pass. It’s a unique 24 hour excursion, staying overnight in an en suite cabin and exploring the Sound’s many arms. Two nights in Queenstown, visiting Arrowtown and Wanaka in autumn, Haast Pass, Franz Josef Glacier and Arthur’s Pass, conclude this adventure.

Departs: Auckland. 4 Departures Available!
- 1 Feb 2021 - ALMOST FULL
- 8 Mar 2021 - ALMOST FULL
-4 Apr 2021 - SOLD OUT
-6 Apr 2021 - ALMOST FULL


Day 1: Auckland - Arrowtown - Queenstown
Day 2: Queenstown - Glenorchy - Walter Peak Station - Queenstown
Day 3: Queenstown - Lake Manapouri - Doubtful Sound
Day 4: Doubtful Sound - Manapouri - Five Rivers Retreat - Crown Range - Wanaka
Day 5: Wanaka Sightseeing
Day 6: Wanaka - Haast Pass - Franz Josef Glacier
Day 7: Franz Josef Glacier - Hokitika - Arthur's Pass - Christchurch - Auckland

Maximum group size of 18.

6 night tour from Twin Single
All tour dates through to 2021 43904990


  • General Inclusions
  • All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
  • Services of your knowledgeable MoaTours guide.
  • Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".
  • Return airfares ex Auckland.
  • All breakfasts(B).
  • All lunches(L) including special lunches at Five Rivers Retreat and a private home, Wanaka.
  • All dinners(D) including special dinners at: Colonel’s Homestead, Walter Peak Station; "Fiordland Navigator", Doubtful Sound; historic Cardrona Hotel, Cadrona; Edgewater Hotel, Lake Wanaka.
    All Activities & Entrance Fees Are Included
  • Catch the Queenstown Gondola to the Skyline, Bob’s Peak.
  • Cruise on vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw across Lake Wakatipu.
  • Explore Walter Peak Station and the Colonel’s Homestead.
  • Cruise by launch to the head of the Lake Manapouri.
  • Doubtful Sound 24 hour excursion, overnighting on “Fiordland Navigator”.
  • Take a rigid bottom inflatable craft to explore Doubtful Sound with your nature guide.
  • Stay at the quaint and historic Cardrona Hotel.
  • Guided tour and tasting of the artisan Cardrona Distillery & Museum. Included Sightseeing & Exploring
  • Visit leafy Arrowtown and browse the shops.
  • Sightsee around the Queenstown region.
  • Travel through the beech forests over the Wilmot Pass.
  • Seals bask on the islands at the entrance to Doubtful Sound.
  • Wake up to the stillness and mirror reflections of Doubtful Sound.
  • See the Great Southern Lakes of Wakatipu, Wanaka and Hawea.
  • Tussock-covered land of the dramatic Crown Range.
  • Sightsee in and around Wanaka.
  • Superb mountain and river scenery of the Haast Pass.
  • Stroll in Haast Pass’ mountain beech forests to waterfalls and clear blue pools.
  • At Ship's Creek take a stroll along the wild beach and through swampland rainforest.
  • View the Fox Glacier and Lake Matheson.
  • Visit Hokitika’s artisan craft galleries.
  • Drive the exciting Otira Gorge, see cheeky kea birds and towering mountains.
  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Arthur's Pass.

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Terms and Conditions: *Terms & Conditions: Valid for sales until 31 December 2020, unless withdrawn or sold out earlier. Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation for specific travel dates. Airfares & other land arrangements are additional unless specified. General Conditions: All offers are correct at as at 19 June 2020, subject to availability, currency fluctuation & may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice. Amendment & cancellation fees apply. Payment deadlines apply. Minimum & maximum stays may apply. Blackout date & seasonal surcharges may apply depending on date of travel & over peak holiday periods. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque & eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms & conditions apply. Contact us for further details.