How do you get the Doubtful Sound from Te Anau?

How do you get the Doubtful Sound from Te Anau?

Getting there

  1. Getting there.
  2. The easiest way to get to Doubtful Sound is to travel by boat from Pearl Harbour wharf in Manapouri, across the lake to West Arm, then travel by coach over the Wilmot Pass to Deep Cove. This needs to be booked in advance with one of the local transport operators.

Who owns Real Journeys NZ?

Hutchins family
Real Journeys was founded in May 1954 by tourism and conservation pioneers Les and Olive Hutchins. Today the company remains largely in Hutchins family ownership with some third generation shareholders now coming through. Real Journeys Chief Executive Richard Lauder says the Real Journeys story is a remarkable one.

How do you get to Te Anau Glowworm Caves?

Departing from Te Anau, take a half hour boat cruise on Lake Te Anau to start your glowworm cave tour, giving you access to a unique cave system sculpted by water and home to hundreds of glittering glowworms.

Which one is better Milford Sound or Doubtful Sound?

Because it’s featured the most heavily in tourism campaigns, Milford Sound is much better known than Doubtful Sound. It’s also the mainstay of basically every coach trip in New Zealand and so receives extremely heavy foot traffic, especially during peak tourist season.

Who is the CEO of Real Journeys?

Richard Lauder
The Chief Executive of the Real Journeys group (rebranded as Wayfare Group) between 2012 and 2020 was Richard Lauder, who led the group through a period of major acquisitions.

Who is go orange?

Go Orange, which includes Queenstown Rafting and Kiwi Discovery in its portfolio, is owned by tourism giant Real Journeys, which also owns and operates the TSS Earnslaw and Cardrona ski field. Kelly said the news businesses would fit in well with the company profile.

What is there to do between Te Anau and Queenstown?

11 Best Places to Stop Between Queenstown and Te Anau

  1. Jacks Point. Jacks Point Golf Course.
  2. Wye Creek Track. The most underrated viewpoint in Queenstown!
  3. Devil’s Staircase Lookout. Not a bad place to stop, check out the windy road!
  4. Kingston.
  5. Xtreme Off Road.
  6. Garston Hunny Shop.
  7. Athol.
  8. Five Rivers Café and Art Gallery.

Is Te Anau worth visiting?

Is Te Anau worth visiting? Yes! Many people simply pass through Te Anay on their way to Milford Sound, and this is a shame since there’s so much to do in Te Anau itself. The town is beautiful and surrounded by unique landscapes and attractions including glow worm caves and world-class hikes.

What is there to do in Te Anau at night?

10 Reasons to Spend the Night in Te Anau

  • To truly appreciate Milford Sound.
  • As well as Doubtful Sound.
  • To tackle a walking trail.
  • To see glowworms twinkle.
  • To spot rare birds.
  • To explore the lakes.
  • To witness Fiordland from the skies.
  • To play one of the world’s most scenic golf courses.

Who is wayfare group?

Wayfare will make it easier for trade customers to do business with the group’s five brands; Real Journeys, Cardrona Alpine Resort, Go Orange, International Antarctic Centre and Canyon Food & Brew Co.

What is there to do between Queenstown and Te Anau?

How many days do you need in Te Anau?

I recommend spending between 1-3 nights in Te Anau in order to properly explore all the best activities and attractions.

Are there glow worms in Queenstown?

Queenstown Glow Worm Tours in New Zealand Experience the Te Anau Glow Worm Caves on a day trip from Queenstown.

What is Te Anau known for?

Te Anau is known as the gateway to Fiordland, Piopiotahi / Milford Sound and Patea / Doubtful Sound. It also offers a range of activities which makes it worth staying a while.

Who owns wayfair NZ?

One of New Zealand’s leading family-owned tourism companies, Real Journeys, has announced the establishment of a new corporate identity called ‘Wayfare’ to represent its tourism companies in the international market.