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Activity Listings (1-10 of 22)

Half-Day Dolphin Eco-Tour from Picton

Half-Day Dolphin Eco-Tour from Picton

Swim with Dolphins - Picton - Starting from $165.00 per person

Swim near wild dolphins in the calm sheltered waters of the scenic Marlborough Sounds on this half-day tour. Qualified guides will be there to make sure you (and the dolphins) have an enjoyable and safe experience. They will also help you spot some of the five species of dolphins that frequent the waters of the Sounds. The Department of Conservation full permits allows you to seek out and experience with all species of marine mammals that live in the Sounds. With guidance from your tour... 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...

2-Hour Royal Spoonbill Tour by Kayak

2-Hour Royal Spoonbill Tour by Kayak

Kayaking - Blenheim - Starting from $90.00 per person

This easy two-hour kayak tour is ideal if you are new to kayaking and want to get close to New Zealand birds. Meet the majestic birds the royal spoonbill in their wetland home, watch them feeding and preening. They are an ideal subject for wildlife photography. On your tour you will have the opportunity of seeing some of the 93 bird species identified in this area, your guide will point these out and help you identify them. Kayaks are the best way to get close to birds in a wetland... More...


Picton Shore Excursion:  Wings of Omaka and Marlborough Wine Tour

Picton Shore Excursion: Wings of Omaka and Marlborough Wine Tour

Ports of Call Tour - Picton - Starting from $165.00 per person

Enjoy a half-day small-group shore excursion from your cruise ships arrival into Picton. This tour provides you with the unique opportunity to combine the Omaka Aviation Heritage Museum at the ‘Wings of Omaka’ with a taste of the many aromas, textures and flavours of the world famous wineries, on a guided tour of this exceptional region. Marlborough is home to some 45 cellar door wineries, all producing some of the country’s most vibrant and flavourful wines.

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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...


Private Tour: Jet Boat Thrills and Seafood Lunch in Marlborough

Private Tour: Jet Boat Thrills and Seafood Lunch in Marlborough

Private Tour - Blenheim - Starting from $299.00 per person

Discover Marlborough and taste some of the award winning wines before a scenic journey to Havelock to enjoy a new experience of a thrilling jet boat ride on this private full-day tour from Blenheim or Picton.

Your jet boat experience includes your favorite 360-degree spin as you feel the sea spray on your skin followed by a meandering pace along the estuary flowing into the Pelorus Sound. Your captain has a great deal of knowledge to share with you too. Upon your return, taste the... More...


Bird Watching and Dolphin Eco-Tour from Picton

Bird 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!

You will have the opportunity to see rare seas birds, marine mammals, and endangered land birds. Led by enthusiastic Marine Biologists, you may even catch a glimpse of the King Shag and South Island Saddleback. Search for Dolphins in calm sheltered waters before traveling to Motuara Bird Sanctuary Island. More...

Half day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton

Half day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton

Kayaking - Picton - Starting from $95.00 per person

Experience the beauty and seclusion of the Marlborough Sounds on this 4 hour half day 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. Learn about the history of the area from your knowledgeable, relaxed and friendly guides. More...

Full Day Queen Charlotte Kayak and Walking Tour from Picton

Full Day Queen Charlotte Kayak and Walking Tour from Picton

Kayaking - Picton - Starting from $175.00 per person

This adventure combo is without a doubt, one of the best ways to experience the Marlborough Sounds. On your full day kayak and walking tour you will experience some of the iconic activities of the spectacular Queen Charlotte Sound. Spot rays and sea birds while learning about the lush native bush. You will encounter amazing beaches and spectacular views. More...

Half-Day Dolphin Viewing Eco-Tour from Picton

Half-Day Dolphin Viewing Eco-Tour from Picton

Wildlife - Picton - Starting from $99.00 per person

Get up close and personal with some of the majestic dolphins that visit the sheltered waters of the scenic Marlborough Sounds. Degree qualified guides will be there to ensure you (and the dolphins) have an enjoyable and safe experience. Whether you see a school of dolphins leisurely cruising along or marvel at their high leaps, back-flips and somersaults during social bouts, dolphins are a magnificent sight! Our Department of Conservation permits allows us to seek out and interact with all... More...

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The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre presents the outstanding Knights of the Sky exhibition, featuring Sir Peter...

 

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