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Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

Doubtful Sound is in

Fiordland National Park

of New Zealand.

Doubtful Sound is situated in Fiordland in the South West of New Zealand. Despite its name, it is actually a fiord and was carved out by massive glacial forces over two million years ago. Like much of Fiordland it receives a lot of rain, with annual rainfall in excess of six meters – so bring a good raincoat.
Doubtful Sound is located to the south of the more famous Milford Sound. It is larger than Milford Sound and has a much smaller human population due to its relative isolation and lack of connecting trunk lines.
Also, like the rest of Fiordland, Doubtful Sound is home to more sandflies than you’ll care to count – repellent is... Read more

Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

Destination:
Doubtful Sound is in

Fiordland National Park

of New Zealand.

Doubtful Sound is situated in Fiordland in the South West of New Zealand. Despite its name, it is actually a fiord and was carved out by massive glacial forces over two million years ago. Like much of Fiordland it receives a lot of rain, with annual rainfall in excess of six meters – so bring a good raincoat.
Doubtful Sound is located to the south of the more famous Milford Sound. It is larger than Milford Sound and has a much smaller human population due to its relative isolation and lack of connecting trunk lines.
Also, like the rest of Fiordland, Doubtful Sound is home to more sandflies than you’ll care to count – repellent is a must.


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Doubtful Sound, New Zealand: Port Information


Cruise ships don't stop here. Enjoy your sailing and admire breathtaking scenery.

Get around Doubtful Sound, New Zealand


By far the most popular and accessible way of seeing Doubtful Sound is from the water. Enjoy your cruise while admiring amazing views.

What to see in Doubtful Sound, New Zealand


Doubtful Sound is much larger than its famous neighbor Milford Sound and is less crowded as well. The scenery is spectacular with huge bush covered mountains rising up out of the fiord linked together by glacier-carved hanging valleys and waterfalls everywhere.
Being sheltered from the Tasman Sea it is home to numerous dolphins, seals, and penguins. In certain months whales are often seen resting in its protected waters, although this is a rarity.

What to do in Doubtful Sound, New Zealand


Admire breathtaking views, listen to fascinating stories about the fjord, its history and nature, watch dolphins, seals, and penguins. 

LOCAL TIME

3:05 pm
June 17, 2019
Pacific/Auckland

CURRENT WEATHER

8.28 °C / 46.904 °F
light rain
Mon

7.55 °C/46 °F
broken clouds
Tue

10.34 °C/51 °F
light rain
Wed

11.65 °C/53 °F
moderate rain
Thu

8.35 °C/47 °F
moderate rain

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