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Marlborough Sounds Cruises, Sailing & Water Activities

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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...

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...

Cruise the remotest part of The Marlborough Sounds

Cruise the remotest part of The Marlborough Sounds

Sightseeing Cruise - Havelock - Starting from $132.00 per person

Sunday Best of the Sounds Cruise operates every Sunday through Summer from November to April and brings together all the best highlights in one cruise You’ll see local wildlife, walk through native bush and enjoy spectacular views of Tennyson Inlet. The Jacobs Bay walk gives a gentle but wonderful ‘up close and personal’ taste of the magic of the Sounds. This area is perfect to enjoy swimming as it is sheltered from the wind. Relax for lunch at The Lodge at Te Rawa or bring your own and... 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...

17-Day New Zealand Adventure Tour - Auckland to Christchurch

17-Day New Zealand Adventure Tour - Auckland to Christchurch

Multi-day Tour - Franz Josef - Starting from $3935.00 per person

This 17-day small group adventure tour is guaranteed to take you further off the beaten track around New Zealand. Departing from Auckland you will visit Hahei on the Coromandel Peninsula, Raglan and its famous black sand beaches. Stop at the spectacular Waitomo Caves and don't miss world-famous Hobbiton. Get adventurous in Rotorua before heading to Blue Duck Station, a farm with an inspiring conservation mission. You'll visit Lake Aniwhenua to learn more about Maori culture. You’ll get the... More...

3 Hour Marlborough Sounds Delivery Cruise

3 Hour Marlborough Sounds Delivery Cruise

Sightseeing Cruise - Picton - Starting from $90.00 per person

A perfect way to enjoy the Marlborough Sound if you have limited time. Witness 80km of beautiful coastline in 3 hours as we go into coves and hidden bays not seen from the Interisland ferries, with commentary from our experienced skippers.
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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...

South Island Flexible Travel Pass - Christchurch Return

South Island Flexible Travel Pass - Christchurch Return

Bus - Christchurch - Starting from $599.00 per person

Be prepared to be blown away by the places you will go and the things you will do while travelling on our super fun Hop-on Hop-off Adventure Travel Network.

A Hop-on Hop-off Travel Pass is a great way to see New Zealand's impressive South Island. You will get access to stunning destinations, meet like-minded travelers, get great recommendations from your Driver Guide and best of all have total flexibility to hop-on or hop-off where ever you like along the route. This pass can be... More...

Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise

Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise

Sightseeing Cruise - Picton - Starting from $103.00 per person

Enjoy a scenic afternoon boat cruise through Queen Charlotte Sound on a working mail boat that visits Ship Cove (1st Oct to 30th April) and several remote communities. You'll share the excitement of mail day as you travel on board the New Zealand Post Rural Delivery Service boat, which takes different routes through Marlborough Sounds to reach isolated hamlets. Hear stories about the people and history of the region from your captain as you experience the rhythm of life along the waterways of... More...

Full-Day Marlborough Catamaran Cruise with Wine Tour and Lunch

Full-Day Marlborough Catamaran Cruise with Wine Tour and Lunch

Day Cruise - Picton - Starting from $262.00 per person

Experience 'The Ultimate Marlborough Day Out', on this full day, small group tour.
In the morning enjoy a scenic cruise through the Queen Charlotte Sound, aboard a catamaran and get to see the historic Ship Cove, where Captain Cook anchored way back in 1770. Returning to shore around 12.30pm, you will then be taken to a winery to have a single main course lunch with a glass of wine of your choice. 
After lunch you will get to visit a couple more wineries with a chance to try some more of... More...

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Seaview CottageSeaview Cottage - Villa.

Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a terrace, Seaview Cottage is set in Anakiwa. This beachfront property...

Early Bird Eco CruiseEarly Bird Eco Cruise - Adventure Tour - Picton. Starting from $99.00 per person.

Motuara Island is a bird sanctuary, a predator free safe haven for many rare native species. Early morning bird song...

 

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