Luxury Fiordland Explorer

From Queenstown to Queenstown
  • Otago & Alpine Region
  • Wildlife and Nature
  • Luxury
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Tour Description

Explore one of New Zealand's most stunning regions; Fiordland. Whether its Doubtful Sounds or the more popular Milford Sounds, the beauty found in this part of New Zealand will take your breath away.

Spend your first couple of nights in Queenstown, where you will pick up your car hire and explore the beautiful mountains and lakes, hike on the many trails and taste incredible wine at the wineries. Next, you will drive to your luxury accommodation, Fiordland Lodge, surrounded by absolute incredible beauty. During your time here, you will cruise the lesser visited and stunning Doubtful Sounds, have the option to hike the many trails or get a sky view of the Fiordland area with a helicopter ride, you may even opt for fishing which is also very popular in this region.

Whichever it is, we can accommodate and make your time away, incredible.

Viva's Best Bits...

Take in the beauty and wilderness of Doubtful Sound, less visited than Milford Sound, enjoy the quiet, listen to birdsong, waterfalls and the sounds of nature

Leave time to relax and enjoy the comfort and privacy of your luxury lodge accommodation - soak in a crystal clear outdoor hot-tub with a glass of wine and take in the night sky.

"Discover stunning vistas and magical forests on a hike, drive to Glenorchy, a favourite little town, sip on Central Otago wine, encounter wildlife, or try fly fishing on a remote river...let us customise the perfect trip for you" Ersan, Team Viva

Tour Itinerary

Customisable ? This tour can be customised to suit your tastes and timing. Enquire here for more information.
Day 1

On arrival to Queenstown you will pick up your car hire and drive to your lodge, at Gibbson Valley. This winery and lodge is surrounded by stunning scenery and is home to some of the best wine found in Otago.

Day 2

Today enjoy Queenstowns beautiful scenery by driving around Lake Wakatipu, stopping off at many of the hiking trails or head all the way to Glenorchy, a small town just a 40 minute drive from Queenstown, the choice is yours.

Day 3
Queenstown Fiordland

Leave Queenstown and drive to Fiordland region. This drive will take you through some of the most breathtaking scenery. On arrival at your luxury lodge, enjoy the rest of day at leisure, taking in the beautiful views and enjoying the amenities of your luxury lodge.

Day 4

Today you will embark on a wilderness cruise and explore the incredibly beautiful Doubtful Sound. You will board a spacious catamaran for a three-hour cruise through this pristine fiord. During the cruise our knowledgeable and friendly nature guides will share with you their passion for the region. They will point out landmarks and provide you with information about the varied wildlife you may encounter like dolphins, fur seals and the rare Fiordland crested penguin.

Day 5

There are many optional activities to choose from today, which includes a guided hike on Routeburn track, or experience true wilderness fly fishing amongst stunning scenery on remote rivers in Fiordland. If you didn't see enough crested penguins, you may want to head on a guided crested penguin encounter.

Day 6
Fiordland Queenstown

Today you will drive back to Queenstown where you will depart at anytime or extend your stay for an extra day or more.

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 2 nights luxury accommodation in Queenstown
  • Included Copy 20 3 nights luxury lodge in Fiordland
  • Included Copy 31 Room upgrades available
  • Included Copy 20 5 Breakfasts
  • Included Copy 20 3 Dinners
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Rental car hire ex Queenstown airport, 6 days
  • Included Copy 20 Doubtful Sound Cruise
  • Included Copy 31 This self drive can be tailor made to suit you
  • Included Copy 31 Add on guided hikes, heli tours, fishing, penguin encounter and more

Rental Car


  • Included Flexibility to go at your own pace: self drive Queenstown and Fiordland region
  • Included Cruise lesser visited Doubtful Sound looking for dolphins, fur seals and penguins
  • Included Sample fine Central Otago wine
  • Included Options to walk, hike or explore by heli
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6 days

Price from

$1,907 USD

Per person, sharing

including GST

Daily Departures