Doubtful Sound

Doubtful Sound / Patea is located in Fiordland National Park, New Zealand. – It is 40 kilometers long – It has an average rainfall of 6,000 millimeters per year – The landscape surrounding the fiord consists mainly of rainforest vegetation

You cannot drive to Doubtful Sounds, the only options for visitors to visit Doubtful Sound are boat cruises. A hidden gem of the South Island of New Zealand.

Doubtful Sound is harder to reach than Milford Sound but bigger, wider, greener and so very, very quiet.

The Māori word for Doubtful Sound is Patea which means ‘place of silence’


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