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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...

Up Close Encounter of Amazing New Zealand Creatures and Behind the Scenes Tour

Up Close Encounter of Amazing New Zealand Creatures and Behind the Scenes Tour

Family Friendly - Picton - Starting from $39.00 per person

Up Close Encounters (up close face to face)* and Behind the Scenes (where our staff go)* Tour (1 hour)
Go behind the scenes at EcoWorld Aquarium & Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, get up close and very personal with some of New Zealand's extraordinary creatures up-close.
Up Close Encounters provides you with a one of a kind experience by combining exclusive creature encounters with intimate guide interactions with EcoWorld’s knowledgeable staff. 
•Tuataras - New Zealand’s very rare... 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Full-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from Picton

Full-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from Picton

Kayaking - Picton - Starting from $140.00 per person

Sea kayak from the picturesque Picton foreshore, across the harbour and into the Grove Arm of the Queen Charlotte Sound. Stop on a sandy beach in this beautiful remote location for morning tea and lunch. Your guide will enjoy sharing their knowledge of the Marlborough Sounds and it's native flora and fauna as you paddle along. More...

Picton Shore Excursions - Marlborough Sounds Cruise and Lochmara Day visit

Picton Shore Excursions - Marlborough Sounds Cruise and Lochmara Day visit

Ports of Call Tour - Picton - Starting from $60.00 per person

Spend 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, and join a guided tour of the "Underwater Observatory - see below the sea without getting wet" The only one of its kind in the top of the South Island.Free us... More...

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Half-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from PictonHalf-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from Picton - Kayaking - Picton. Starting from $95.00 per person.

The half day guided sea kayak trip is an ideal opportunity to fit a little kayaking adventure into a busy day – or...

 

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