Doubtful Sound

3-Day Epic

The more time you spend in Doubtful Sound, the more rewarding it is.

“THESE ARE THE GUYS TO SEE ABOUT PADDLING ON DOUBTFUL AND MILFORD SOUNDS…” – Rough Guide

Three times the length of Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound is roughly ten times larger in surface area due to its length and many side arms. There are many fantastic secluded waterways and islands to explore that make this the ultimate personal adventure on water.

Kayaking is the most intimate way to explore the unique sounds and sights of this natural wonder. Spending a couple of nights out in it only enhances the experience!

  • Maximum capacity 8 per guide
  • Top quality sea kayaking equipment
  • Friendly and experienced guides
  • Group safety and emergency equipment carried
  • Comprehensive safety and paddling techniques briefing provided
  • Approx 6 hours kayaking involved each day
  • Hot drinks provided
  • 565 NZD per person – includes kayaking, camping and return transport

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum age 16 years
  • Prior paddling experience preferred (our staff will be in contact to assess suitability)
  • Water confidence and a moderate level of fitness required
  • Kayakers to supply own food (see our what to bring list)
  • Essential briefing held 4pm the day prior to departure at our Te Anau Kayak Base
  • Allow 1 hour for briefing to answer questions, sort equipment and details

Please contact us directly for all booking requests for the Doubtful Sound 3-day Epic trip.

Departure dates for 2016-17
November 25
December 6, 14, 21 & 28
January 11, 18 & 25
February 1, 15 & 22
March 1, 15, 22 & 29
April 4