Travel Blogs from Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

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Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... flying as we made our way above the cloud base. We were already seeing stunning waterfalls and beautiful forna. We finally reached the Doubtful Sound in all its glory. We boarded another small boat and headed into the sound. I was outside again, I don't ...

Rain only makes more waterfalls!!, Doubtful Sound , New Zealand travel blog

Rain only makes more waterfalls!!

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... that the South Island is quite beautiful. My favorite part was spending time on an old boat that now runs tours through Doubtful Sound, in Fiordlands National Park. Although it rained most every day, the fantastic food, the homemade muffins, and the ...

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A "Cracker Sunset"

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... famous baseballer Yogi Berra, "nobody goes to Milford Sound anymore because it’s too crowded". The ‘new’ Milford is apparently Doubtful Sound and we were able to book a mini two day boat voyage at off season rates (only slightly less ...

The sound of silence., Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

The sound of silence.

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... airport, we made our way to Te Anau. This is a pleasant town by the lake, which exists as a service town to Milford and Doubtful Sound. On our first full day we were up and off to Doubtful. We boarded our first boat on Lake Manapouri. I had stayed by the ...

Doubtful Sound, Te Anau, Manapouri and Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... Manapouri for our boat to take us over the lake to then get our bus to then take us to the next lake for us boat to Doubtful Sound. Is pretty remote and very few tourists come here which makes it better in some ways to Milford. Small group of 15 of us ...

Unterwasserboot, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Unterwasserboot

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... the hostel at Te Anau to take me, five other Brits and a couple of Germans on a two-day kayak trip to Doubtful Sound. This part of the New Zealand coast has some spectacular scenery, and most tourists - and I think all the Japanese ones - visit the more ...

Sound Of Silence, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Sound Of Silence

A travel blog entry by aknztrip

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... a strip of wall paper. Without the use of soil, Carole said, the whole rainforest itself lives hydroponically, drinking out of Doubtful Sound. Isn’t that fascinating? No? Well then, moving on… Doubtful Sound was both gorgeous and secluded. Not ...

The Sound of Silence, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

The Sound of Silence

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... right out to the sea to get a good look at what Captain Cook would have seen when he first decided against chancing the Doubtful Sound. That's exactly what we did. Adrian was quite excited as he'd never took a group out this far before, the conditions ...

Queenstown to Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown to Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by joycekeith

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Thursday, January 25 Queenstown to Doubtful Sound The weather here in Fiordland National Park is so changeable. On our way to Manapouri to begin our cruise, we drive through stormy rain, then the skies clear. Lake Manapouri is blue under clear skies and ...

Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by andreaverena

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... dieser schon sehr tollen Ueberfahrt geht es mit dem Bus weiter ueber den Wilmot Pass, der den Lake Manapouri von den Doubtful Sounds trennt. Wir fahren Serpentinen durch dichten Regenwald und haben bald den hoechsten Punkt erreicht, von dem aus sich ein ...

The sound of silence, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

The sound of silence

A travel blog entry by stevebecks

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... of it and was "doubtful" he could sail out if he went in. It was named "Doubtful Harbour" by Cook and later renamed Doubtful Sound. A Sound is a valley carved out by a river so the name is in fact misleading as it is actually a Fiord carved by glaciation. ...

Fiordland 2 - Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Fiordland 2 - Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by john2112

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... the journey - 45 minutes to the huge hydro-electric power station at the end of Lake Manapouri.    The only reason Doubtful Sound is accessible by road is because a road had to be built across the mountains from Lake Manapourri to access the ...

Kayaking the Doubtful Sound in remote Fjordland, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Kayaking the Doubtful Sound in remote Fjordland

A travel blog entry by thebirds

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Doubtful Sounds Beauty, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sounds Beauty

A travel blog entry by myers

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Doubtful Sound...This journey was amazing to say the least. To get to the Doubtful Sound you start off at the warf at Lake Manapouri and get on a tour boat that drives through Lake Manapouri to West Arm where you can go to the ...

Very sure about Doubtful sound, Doubtful Sound, South Island, New Zealand travel blog

Very sure about Doubtful sound

A travel blog entry by lisamcsherry

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... 't see squat. Once down by our super-trendy boat at the sound, the clouds lifted enough to give you an impression of Doubtful Sound's majesty. It's a fantastic trip. The water is so calm and flat and the quietness of the sound is really haunting. All ...

Day 2: Lake Ohau to cruise on Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Day 2: Lake Ohau to cruise on Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by littlebits

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Day 2: We were originally supposed to be stopping at Milford Sound for the night, but it was booked. However, we got something better... Doubtful Sound. So, it is 13 km and only accessible by a ferry ride and then a bus. So, we pilled into the ferry ...

Cruising Around, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Cruising Around

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

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Doubtful Sound – simply magic, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound – simply magic

A travel blog entry by schabby

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... vor langer langer Zeit von Gletschern gebildet worden, ragen steil aus dem Wasser und erreichen ungeahnte Höhen. Sehr beeindruckend. Doubtful Sound ist mit 421m der tiefste der Fjorde und bietet mit 40km Länge ausreichend Terrain zum kayaken. Praktisch ...

Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by johnandtheresa

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... admit that we where both dissappointed in the place, perhaps not being adrenalin junkies did'nt help. Anyway we moved on to Manapouri and Doubtful Sound. The whole Doubtful sound experience was definitley a highlite for us. The trip over the lake, the ...

Sea kayaking fiordland (oct 28-29 2000) the ..., Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Sea kayaking fiordland (oct 28-29 2000) the ...

A travel blog entry by pennyandchris

... road we took was there due to the presence the power station that had been built between Lake Manapouri and Deep Cove of Doubtful Sound. After a 45 minute drive, we were finally ready to prepare to get in the kayaks. We had changed into wetsuits at ...

Doubtful Sound overnight cruise, Doubtful Sound, Fjordland, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound overnight cruise

A travel blog entry by allyandkirsten

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We went on an overnight cruise on Doubtfl Sound, which is one of the largest fjords in fjordland, and also not as busy as Milford sound. To get to the sound, we took a boat across Lake manapouri, and the a bus over Wilmot's pass, then down to the ...

Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by warrenswanders

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... a road from nowhere to nowhere. It was one of the most expensive roads in the country and links Lake Manapouri to Doubtful Sound, primarily to service an underground power station, but helps tourists like us have a fabulous trip. Once over the ...

Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by grom

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... and the mountains, and with plenty of restaurants and civilisation after a day out in the scenery. Today we were off to Doubtful Sound, much less visited than the famous Milford Sound, and rather more complicated a journey. First drive to Te Anau, ...

Doubtful Sound - Certain fun!, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound - Certain fun!

A travel blog entry by samsonite32

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... 5am we woke up to the sound of the alarm signaling the next stage of our adventure, a two day kayaking and camping trip in Doubtful Sound.  For those who don’t know, Doubtful is a lot more remote than Milford (which you should know about by ...

I caught my first fish in beautiful Doubtful Sound, Doubtful sound, New Zealand travel blog

I caught my first fish in beautiful Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by dstean

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beautiful tranquil ...

WITHOUT A DOUBT, Doubtful Sound,Te Anau, New Zealand travel blog

WITHOUT A DOUBT

A travel blog entry by donjohn

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... Polly came down to the South Island at the end of their trip,we made reservations to take the overnight cruise on Doutful Sound. Now, Doubtful sound really isn't a sound...it's a fiord...go to our encyclopedias for the difference ...a little home work ...

Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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... be visiting only the power station. The power station is the reason that the road exists across Wilmot Pass from the lake to Doubtful Sound; they brought the heavy equipment in from the sea that way. We bussed across the pass, which was scenic except ...

cruise door de Doubtful Sound, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

cruise door de Doubtful Sound

A travel blog entry by arjanvanderbijl

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met een boot door het prachtige Doubtful Sound ...

Very Doubtful, Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Very Doubtful

A travel blog entry by laven

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... and promised to be a spectacular day. Largely due to the rainfall earlier in the day all the temporary waterfalls were running at Doubtful Sound which demonstrated why the area was a rainforest. The sunny weather meant that it was fine enough for us to ...

Without a doubt the best end to the tour..., Doubtful Sound, New Zealand travel blog

Without a doubt the best end to the tour...

A travel blog entry by jamesrowe

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Upon arrival to the Doubtful Sound in Fiordland we were informed that the reason for our itinerary change (we had been scheduled to go to the Milford Sound) was in fact due to an unexpected upgrade. The boat usually used was being serviced so we instead ...

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