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Once in a lifetime adventure, onboard MV Tasman Explorer with Josh James

Updated: Jun 7

SEA Fiordland and Josh James have joined forces to plan a trip of a lifetime, in Fiordland staying onboard the MV Tasman Explorer.

Whether you are an experienced outdoorsman or new and keen to learn, we have the perfecto opportunity for you.

This trip includes the following:

4 nights/5 days onboard the MV Tasman Explorer.

Heli in/ Heli Out with Te Anau Helicopters.

Explore Dusky and Breaksea Sounds with Josh and the crew.

Hunting on land – we supply handheld radios and have a planned drop off and pick up time and location.

Diving – scuba for experienced divers or if you are new to this, we can get you in the water freediving or snorkeling. (You must have your own bcd, wetsuit, fins, snorkel and masks)

Fishing and fishing skills like baiting hooks, knots and filleting fish, you catch, we teach!

Nature – Time to breathe and immerse yourself away from the noise of life, chase waterfalls, stargaze, embrace the birdlife and more.

Walks – visit historic areas or join the hunters and experience the stalk

Kayaking amongst the beautiful scenery and ocean life within the fiords

Catering – breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks

Bedding – sheets, pillowcase, duvets

Bath towels and flannel

Fishing rods and tackle

Use of cray pots, - we will teach you have to bait, set a craypot and retrieve and harvest your catch, identify size and sex and teach you a thing or two about these epic creatures.

And for the more experienced scuba divers – we supply dive tanks and weight belts.


All that is required is that you get yourself to Te Anau helicopters hanger and we’ll take care of you from there.

You will need to be at the hanger by 9.45am on the 16th July and will be returning by midday on the 20th July (all weather pending but we usually find a weather window throughout the day)


We recommend a flexi fare and/or travel insurance if flying by air just in case of delays.


We would suggest flying to Queenstown airport. Te Anau is a 2-hour drive from there


Tracknet offers transfer from Queenstown to Te Anau and they can also get you to the hanger on the day of travel if you stay the previous night in Te Anau. Obviously if you need help with transfers, please get in touch.

A 20% deposit required to secure your spot and payment in full by the 16th June 2024. Once confirmed we will supply you with a gear list and all the relevant information you require.


To make a booking or talk further contact Emma 0272946801 or

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