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    Discovery Expeditions Preservation Inlet
    Preservation Inlet

Preservation Inlet Discovery Expeditions

The ultimate voyage of discovery - explore 5 of New Zealand's most isolated fiords on 7 day cruise

Departures & Availability

Below is a list of departure dates with availability status.  We try to keep this as up-to-date as possible.  These cruise are very popular and do book out.  When the departure shows "limited spaces",  please call us on 0800 656501 for the latest number of cabins available for booking.

DEPARTS - RETURNS DURATION DETAILS AVAILABILITY

2019 Departures

     
7 -13 Apr 2019 7 days Cruise + Heli SOLD OUT
13 -19 Apr 2019 7 days Heli + Cruise Limited Spaces
21 - 27 Apr 2019 7 days Cruise + Heli SOLD OUT
27 Apr - 3 May 2019 7 days Heli + Cruise SOLD OUT
5 -11 May 2019 7 days Cruise + Heli SOLD OUT
11 - 17 May 2019 7 days Heli + Cruise  SOLD OUT
19 -25 May 2019 7 days Cruise + Heli SOLD OUT
25 - 31 May 2019 7 days Heli + Cruise SOLD OUT
4 - 10 Aug 2019 7 days Cruise + Heli Limited Spaces
10 - 16 Aug 2019 7 days Heli + Cruise Limited Spaces
18 - 24 Aug 2019 7 days Cruise + Heli Limited Spaces
24 - 30 Aug 2019 7 days Heli + Cruise SOLD OUT
1 - 7 Sep 2019 7 days Cruise + Heli SOLD OUT
7 - 13 Sep 2019 7 days Heli + Cruise SOLD OUT
15 - 21 Sep 2019 7 days Cruise + Heli SOLD OUT
21 - 27 Sep 2019 7 days Heli + Cruise SOLD OUT
8 - 14 Oct 2019 7 days Cruise + Heli Limited Spaces
14 - 20 Oct 2019 7 days Heli + Cruise Limited Spaces

Departure Location

Preservation Inlet Discovery Expeditions depart from the Real Journeys Visitor Centre in Manapouri. 

Getting to Manapouri

Manapouri is about 3 hours from Queenstown and 30 minutes from Te Anau by road. You can self drive or if you prefer, let us do the driving for you and get you there by coach. 

Milford Wanderer - your home in the fiords

Just because you’re escaping civilisation doesn’t mean you have to go without its comforts. Our vessel, the Milford Wanderer, is a modern motorised vessel that has been purpose built for navigating southern New Zealand.

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The Milford Wanderer​

Designed along the lines of a traditional sailing scow, it has old world charm combined with modern facilities and the latest in safety equipment.  After recent refurbishment the Milford Wanderer offers "twin-share" compartments and shared bathroom facilities. 

  • 32 passengers per departure
  • Warm, comfortable accommodation (two passengers per sleeping compartment)  
  • Duvets, sheets and towels provided
  • Modern shared bathroom facilities with hot showers 
  • Delicious meals prepared by onboard chef  
  • Open bridge policy - chat with the skipper during the voyage
  • Kayaks and small motorised craft available for passenger use
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