Private charters

Group Charters for the Fiordland Fiords.

Deep Cove Charters offers charters for up to 12 passengers (group bookings) for the months of April-May-June, September-October. You choose between five to seven (or more) nights.

We can guide you through any of Fiordland's spectacular sounds and we are happy to advise you on your choice of destination. Go hunting, fishing and diving.

Discovery Cruises

Discovery cruises to Dusky Sound and Preservation Inlet let you explore the area and get close to Captain Cook's haunts.  You will need longer duration to get to Preservation and back (7-10 nights)

General Charters

Hunting, fishing and diving boat charters... Pick your own destination and we will take you there. We can stop for fishing and hunting along the way. Helicopter transfers can also be arranged if requested to take you and that top-grade trophy home. (Please discuss helicopter transfers with Diane first as weight and gear restrictions do apply). 

All Charters depart and return Deep Cove, Doubtful Sound.


Charters at NZ$4,000+ per night - food supplied (Deep Cove departure and return). A non-refundable and non-transferable deposit will be required.

Transport over Lake Manapouri and Wilmot Pass at a separate cost, we can advise you on this.

Some fishing gear is supplied.

Diving tanks supplied (must have all your own gear and tickets).

Note: Rates are subject to change. Prices may vary. Notification on booking.

To request more information from us contact Diane at

Boat charters - Doubtful Sound
Hunting trips
Private Charters for Hunting Trips - Doubtful Sound

Hunting in Fiordland is renowned. Hunting the more remote west coast is likely to be one of the most amazing experiences you'll have. Let Deep Cove Charters organize your charter to this fantastic area of hunting opportunities.

Dive charters
Private Boat Charters for Scuba Diving Doubtful Sound

Charter the SEAFINN for your next Fiordland coast winter expedition. Bring your gear, ticket and sense of adventure, we'll provide the boat and dive tanks, and Fiordland will do the rest.