Activities in Queen Charlotte Sound, Northern Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Queen Charlotte Sound, Northern Hawkes Bay, NZ Activities types include: Cruises, Sailing & Water, Cultural & Theme, Day Trips & Excursions, Food, Wine & Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Shore Excursions, Transportation, Walking & Biking, Water Sports.

Queen Charlotte Sound - Northern Hawkes Bay Activities

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Queen Charlotte Sound (16)

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Cruises, Sailing & Water (5)
Cultural & Theme (6)
Day Trips & Excursions (2)
Food, Wine & Nightlife (5)
Outdoor Activities (11)
Shore Excursions (2)
Transportation (1)
Walking & Biking (2)
Water Sports (5)

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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...

Full-Day Marlborough Scenic and Wine Tour from Picton

Full-Day Marlborough Scenic and Wine Tour from Picton

Wine Tour - Picton - Starting from $165.00 per person

This full-day Marlborough experience 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 the 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 experts and... More...


Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise

Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise

Sightseeing Cruise - Picton - Starting from $99.00 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...

Ship Cove and Dolphin Eco-Tour Cruise

Ship Cove and Dolphin Eco-Tour Cruise

Dolphin & Whale Watching - Picton - Starting from $99.00 per person

This tour offers an amazing fully-guided experience to complete your visit to Marlborough! Guided by enthusiastic Marine Biologists, you are sure to spot some rare seas birds, marine animals, and endangered land birds. Enjoy spotting Dolphins in the calm, sheltered waters before traveling to Ships Cove and Motuara Island! 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. More...

Wildlife and Dolphin Eco-Tour Cruise from Picton

Wildlife and Dolphin Eco-Tour Cruise from Picton

Wildlife - Picton - Starting from $99.00 per person

The best experience in Marlborough.This tour offers an amazing, fully-guided experience that gets you up close to wildlife. A small-group tour to view some of New Zealand’s spectacular wildlife. Visit Motuara Island and cruise the majestic Queen Charlotte sound. Water, wilderness and wildlife. You will have the opportunity to see multiple species of wildlife, including rare sea birds, marine mammals and endangered land birds. Led by enthusiastic Marine Biologists, you will be given the... More...

Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton

Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton

Sightseeing Cruise - Picton - Starting from $83.00 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...

Half-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Tour from Anakiwa

Half-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Tour from Anakiwa

Kayaking - Anakiwa - Starting from $90.00 per person

If you have limited time in the area but are keen to experience the brilliance that the Marlborough Sounds has to offer, then this half-day guided sea kayaking tour is the trip for you. The half-day trip is based in the Grove Arm of the Queen Charlotte Sound where you can expect to see a variety of sea and forest birdlife and possible sightings of rays, seals, little blue penguins, dolphins and if you are super lucky – Orca!

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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...

Full-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from Picton

Full-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from Picton

Kayaking - Picton - Starting from $130.00 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...

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Ohuka LodgeOhuka Lodge - Holiday Home.

Featuring free WiFi and a patio, Ohuka Lodge is a holiday home, situated in Waikaremoana. You can fire up the barbecue...

Full-Day Marlborough Scenic and Wine Tour from BlenheimFull-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...

 

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