Lake Manapouri Cruise | Tracknet Transport

Bookings are now open for the 2023/2024 Great Walks Season! The Milford, Routeburn and Kepler Track Transport Packages and Sector Transport can now be booked online.

Lake Manapouri Private Guided Cruise

Get a group together and join us for a small boat tour on New Zealand’s second deepest and most beautiful lake, Lake Manapouri. Carved by glaciers tens of thousands of years ago, Lake Manapouri is adorned with many islands, rugged cliffs, and beautiful bays. Let us show you the highlights during our 2.5 hour cruise while we share stories of the history, nature, and beauty of the area.
  • Tracknet vessel, Piopiotahi on lake Manapouri
  • Tracknet Manapouri Ferry parked on a beach with picturesque mountains with snow on the top in the background.
  • Tracknet vessel, Piopiotahi, pulled up at a beach on Lake Manapouri
  • Looking backwards from boat to see the wake in the water and the sun setting behind the mountains on Lake Manapouri
  • Looking backwards from boat to see the wake in the water and mountains in the distance on Lake Manapouri

Lake Manapouri is located just 20 minutes drive from Te Anau and is known for its many islands and mysterious, deep brooding waters. Join us on a cruise and explore the remote Eastern shores of the lake by boat.

Our Lake Manapouri 2.5 hour cruise tours depart from Te Anau or Manapouri on demand. Small group size of 12 passengers maximum per cruise

Fare from Te Anau: $600.00 (1-10 guests)

Please Note: weather and lake conditions can affect the operation of this tour, if the conditions are deemed unsuitable then the tour will be postponed or cancelled. Our Lake Manapouri tour is aboard a 9.8 metre vessel which is not recommended for guests with mobility issues or children under 5 years. *Bookings are essential


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