Activities in Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand. Marlborough Sounds, NZ Activities types include: Air, Helicopter & Balloon, Cruises, Sailing & Water, Cultural & Theme, Day Trips & Excursions, Family Friendly, Food, Wine & Nightlife, Luxury & Special Occasions, Multi-day & Extended, Outdoor Activities.

Marlborough Sounds New Zealand Activities

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Activity Listings (1-10 of 47)

Bay of Many Coves Helicopter Tour with 3-Course Lunch from Wellington

Bay of Many Coves Helicopter Tour with 3-Course Lunch from Wellington

Helicopter Tour - Wellington - Starting from $695.00 per person

Deep in the Marlborough Sounds, Bay of Many Coves, a 5-star luxury resort, offers perfect seclusion in a pristine natural environment. Enjoy a helicopter journey to discover world-class cuisine, stunning scenery, adventure, romance and a sense of relaxation you could only dream of. Please allow 3-hours for this tour. 3-course meal and glass of wine included.

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Full Day Marlborough Sounds Mail Boat Cruise

Full Day Marlborough Sounds Mail Boat Cruise

Sightseeing Cruise - Havelock - Starting from $109.00 per person

Join this guided full day tour in the historic Pelorus Mail Boat as it delivers mail, groceries, freight, and people to this stunning and remote inland waterway. The people living here have no road access and no mains electricity. A real-life cruise providing an essential service to the residents of the largest part of the Marlborough Sounds. More...

Full-Day Marlborough Scenic and Wine Tour from Blenheim

Full-Day Marlborough Scenic and Wine Tour from Blenheim

Wine Tour - Blenheim - Starting from $165.00 per person

This full-day Marlborough experience from Blenheim takes you across the Wairau Plains into the picturesque sea port of Havelock, where you can stop to explore and enjoy morning tea. Voyage through the stunning vistas of the Queen Charlotte Drive back into charming town of Picton. Here you'll stop to browse and have lunch, before doing a half-day wine tour.

Travel through the beautiful Marlborough wine region visiting four or five wineries. Learn about the wines and wineries from the... More...


Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton

Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton

Sightseeing Cruise - Picton - Starting from $87.00 per person

Visit Ship Cove on a morning boat cruise that explores the Marlborough Sounds, a broad network of waterways that makes up 20 percent of New Zealand’s coastline. Enjoy time to disembark at Ship Cove where you can see a memorial to Captain Cook, Maori wood carvings and the sheltered beach. Throughout your journey, marvel at breathtaking scenery and hear informative commentary from your knowledgeable captain about the marine life, cultural history, and natural features of this beautiful region More...

Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock

Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock

Sightseeing Cruise - Picton - Starting from $135.00 per person

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds, at the top of New Zealand's South Island, with this indulgent Greenshell Mussel Cruise. The cruise features freshly steamed mussels paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the ultimate wine/food match. Relax and unwind while you cruise the tranquil Pelorus Sound and Kenepuru Sound aboard our luxury launch MV Spirit on this half-day tour, departing Havelock. Learn about local history, visit a mussel farm and take in the stunning... More...

Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton

Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton

Sightseeing Cruise - Picton - Starting from $89.00 per person

Cruise from Picton Harbour to Motuara Island and beyond to see rare native birds and other wildlife on this 4.5-hour boat excursion. Spend time exploring Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove, learn from your expert captain about wildlife and cultural history, and take in the gorgeous scenery of Queen Charlotte Sound. Look for endangered native birds including the South Island saddleback, king shag, little blue penguin and kiwi as well as seals and rare dolphins. More...

Scenic Wellington Helicopter Flight

Scenic Wellington Helicopter Flight

Helicopter Tour - Wellington - Starting from $120.00 per person

Moments after boarding your helicopter you will ascend from the heart of the capital city on a short but exhilarating flight. In an instant, the Wellington landscape is brought into perspective. You will have a unique bird's eye view of the stunning landscape dotted with iconic buildings such as Te Papa, the Beehive and the Cake Tin. Weather permitting you will be treated to views of the Marlborough Sounds and upper South Island. 9-minute flight. More...

Full day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton

Full day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton

Kayaking - Picton - Starting from $130.00 per person

Experience the beauty and seclusion of the Marlborough Sounds on a full day small group guided sea kayak tour. Your tour takes in the western end of the Queen Charlotte Sound with its sheltered coves, beautiful beaches, azure blue waters and lush native bush. You will stop at a secluded beach for a delicious lunch. Learn about the history of the area from your knowledgeable, relaxed and friendly guides.
Your guide will be with you for the day to answer questions, share pearls of wisdom and... More...

Breakfast in the Sounds

Breakfast in the Sounds

Day Tour - Picton - Starting from $60.00 per person

The best way to start your day - Breakfast in the Queen Charlotte Sound at the waterfront cafe at Lochmara. Depart from Picton at 9am and be back in Picton by 11.20am ready to continue on with your day. Choose from any delicious breakfast off the blackboard menu and includes a hot drink of your choice. Sit inside or outside on the deck and afterwards you will have time to have wonder around the grounds. More...

Marlborough Sounds Day Visit to Lochmara

Marlborough Sounds Day Visit to Lochmara

Day Tour - Picton - Starting from $60.00 per person

Spend the day or a few hours at Lochmara in the Queen Charlotte Sound. Enjoy a 15 minute cruise over to Lochmara and choose from an array of activities, including a self guided walk around our 11 acre property with interpretation panels on the native flora and fauna, for those fit walkers we have a 3.5 km access track to the Queen Charlotte track, participate in the daily hand-feeding on animals including the Kakariki (native parakeet) and join a guided tour (additional fee applies) of the... More...

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TanglewoodTanglewood - Bed and Breakfast.

Located on the scenic Queen Charlotte Drive, Tanglewood offers a hot tub, free WiFi and daily cooked breakfast. Guests...

Bird Watching and Dolphin Eco-Tour from PictonBird Watching and Dolphin Eco-Tour from Picton - Bird Watching - Picton. Starting from $99.00 per person.

This Wildlife and Dolphin tour offers an amazing, fully-guided experience to complete your visit to Marlborough!
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