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Dusky Sound Conservation Expeditions

Real Journeys have teamed up with DoC to offer a Discovery Expedition like no other

Please note this is a general guide only, all itineraries are subject to change based on weather conditions and crew judgement. In addition to below there is also lots of cruising, and extra kayaking or walking where time allows!

Standard Itinerary - Cruise + Heli Out:

Day 1

Manapouri to Breaksea Sound

Cruise across Lake Manapouri, coach over stunning Wilmot Pass to Deep Cove, Doubtful Sound. Board the Milford Wanderer and cruise out of Doubtful Sound with a 3-hour sea passage to Breaksea Sound to conclude the day.

Day 2

Breaksea Sound to Dusky Sound

Cruise through Acheron passage to Dusky Sound and visit the Shag Islands and Sportsman Cove. In the afternoon time will be spent as a DOC volunteer assisting DOC with current Conservation projects.

Day 3

Explore Dusky Sound

A day of exploring Dusky Sound with shore landings and activities, exact locations to be visited will to be confirmed by the crew

Day 4

Explore Dusky Sound

Today’s activities will be split over the course of the day dependant on the weather. Time will be spent as a DOC volunteer assisting DOC with current Conservation projects and time to explore some of the Historic sites Dusky Sound has to offer.

Day 5

Dusky Sound to Manapouri

Arrive into Supper Cove, where you will spend 2 hours participating in conservation activities. Helicopter transfer will commence from Supper Cove to West Arm from 11.30am. Cruise across Lake Manapouri back to Manapouri Visitor Centre.

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