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Preservation Inlet Discovery Expeditions

6 nights/7 days from $4100 per person twin shared bathroom
Milford Wanderer
various departures date Oct 20-Sep 21

Sale Period

Until 31 Dec 20 by 4pm unless sold out prior


6 nights/7 days from
per person twin shared bathroomMilford Wanderervarious departures date Oct 20-Sep 21

The ultimate voyage of discovery - explore New Zealand's most remote fiords on a 7 day expedition. Choice of dates Oct 20 - Sep 21     

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.

Deal Includes
 7 day expedition of Doubtful, Breaksea and Dusky Sounds and Preservation and Chalky Inlets - with 1-way helicopter transfer included
On-board specialist nature guides who provide informative commentary and evening talks
Great facilities, friendly crew and outstanding food onboard the Milford Wanderer
Guided walks through rainforest and along beautiful deserted shorelines
Visit historic sites and abandoned settlements
Tender craft and kayaks for exploration of the coastline

BONUS: Courtesy transfers are included from Te Anau to Manapouri. For transfers from Queenstown, coach connections are available for an extra cost. Please contact us for further details.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all included in the price of your trip. Complimentary tea and coffee is available throughout the cruise. There is a licensed bar on board the Milford Wanderer and these drinks are available for purchase on-board.
There is also a range of bar snacks and some souvenirs for purchase onboard.
The kayaks are available on all our Discovery Expedition departures – please ensure you talk to the crew onboard if you wish to go kayaking. Please note that all kayaking is weather and time dependent.

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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Terms and Conditions

Standard terms and conditions:
Prepayment by credit card and subsequent confirmation by Real Journeys Ltd is accepted as confirmation of your booking. 

All transactions are conducted in New Zealand Dollars (NZD). Due to exchange rate fluctuations, at times there may be some variance in the amounts refunded compared to the amount initially charged. Real Journeys Ltd (and associated companies) does not accept any liability for these variances or any subsequent credit card/bank charges relating to these transfers to customer's accounts. 

Once your cruise has departed, no portion of the package payment is refundable in the event of the individual or group being unable to proceed. Age: If you are over 70 years, please consult your doctor to check your physical fitness. Moderate fitness is required to embark on this tour.

Cancellations: All cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellation fees are not negotiable, therefore we recommend travel insurance.
Phone and all other booking methods require a non-refundable deposit at the time of booking and full payment 120 days prior to departure.

Cancellation fees are charged on the following basis for all bookings: 

For departures in 2021
Cancelled prior to departure Cancellation Fees
Outside 90 days prior to departure NZ$100 per person + 20% of your ticket price
89 - 60 days prior to departure: NZ$200 per person + 20% of your ticket price
Within 59 days prior to departure: 100% of your ticket price
A $50 fee is charged for amendments to a confirmed reservation. Please note we cannot accept any amendments within 59 days prior to travel.

Real Journeys (and associated companies) reserve the right to amend timetables, cancel departures, substitute plant and equipment and alter ticket prices at any time.

All agreements and contracts shall be subject solely to New Zealand law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts.

Your acceptance of these terms and conditions outlined above are required to process your reservation.

HOT Deal Code: CRS0820-realjourneys

Sale Period

Until 31 Dec 20 by 4pm unless sold out prior

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