By | April 24, 2017

A unique wilderness destination!

Our trips cover the New Zealand South Island’s World Heritage Fiordland National Park as a destination. Scheduled 3 to 8 day trips are on our ‘scheduled cruises’ page, (link below) these can include visits to Doubtful Sound, Breaksea and Dusky Sounds and Preservation Inlet and Stewart Island. Also the northern fiords of Milford Sound, George Sound, and Nancy Sound.
Trips to the Snares Islands, Auckland and Campbell Islands in the subantarctic ocean. are research based and only on a charter basis

Destination Fiordland NZ

Want something more personal? The Breaksea Girl is available for private charter. When chartering the Breaksea Girl you can have as many days and nights as you like, you tell us where you want to go, and for how long. We cater for passenger numbers 2 up to 12 plus crew, and can be away for up to 21 days. Charter rate on request. We do not run one day trips. This is the destination for you!

We have been working towards becoming carbon neutral over the last 6 years by planting 100’s of native trees on land we have purchased in the heart of Manapouri. This land has been set aside as a reserve. A percentage of our profits goes into a research fund which we established 12 years ago. Over $250,000.00 of financial and logistical support has been made available to scientists and students who carry out research in Fiordland and the subantarctic.


  • New Zealand Tourism Environmental Award 2000.
  • Best Activity in Southland Region 2000
  • Contribution to Conservation Old Blue Award 2004
  • Southland Environmental Award 2007

Research projects:

Through our business we have helped fund projects which have included monitoring populations of weevils, skinks, albatross, dolphins and seals. We have financially supported destination marine research, DNA work with whales, predator eradication, re-forestation and work with New Zealand native birds. Over $80,000 has been donated from our passengers in support of the Pomona

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