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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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...

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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Private Shore Excursion: Explore Marlborough from Picton

Private Shore Excursion: Explore Marlborough from Picton

Ports of Call Tour - Picton - Starting from $695.00 per person

Relax with the flexibility of your exclusive tour of the Marlborough wine region.  Taste sensational wines and partake of some of the most delicious gourmet treats.  Enjoy the wineries or mix and match the day with exciting options.

From the Port of Picton your local chauffeur/guide will meet you at the Picton I Site car park near the vehicle to take you on a scenic journey through to Blenheim and the famous wine region. Savour our local cuisine in a winery garden café or enjoy a wine... 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...

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...

Shore Excursion: Highlights of Marlborough from Picton

Shore Excursion: Highlights of Marlborough from Picton

Ports of Call Tour - Picton - Starting from $120.00 per person

Enjoy a 4-5 hour fun tour with a local chauffeur/guide departing from the Port of Picton with a scenic journey to the Marlborough Wine region. Taste award winning local wines, delicious gourmet treats and view stunning landscapes as you travel from place to place.

Each cellar door offers unique styles and of course some famous Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. There is time to visit 3-4 wineries on your tour.

Savour local cuisine in a winery garden café or enjoy a wine... 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...


Full-Day Marlborough Catamaran Cruise with Wine Tour and Lunch

Full-Day Marlborough Catamaran Cruise with Wine Tour and Lunch

Day Cruise - Blenheim - Starting from $240.00 per person

Experience the ultimate Marlborough day out on this full day small group tour. Enjoy a scenic cruise through the Queen Charlotte Sound aboard a catamaran before having lunch at a winery back on shore. Your afternoon will be spent tasting wine throughout the Marlborough region.

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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...

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Offering a children's playground and views of the garden, Whiorau Farmstay is situated in Morere, 44 km from Gisborne....

Full Day Queen Charlotte Kayak and Walking Tour from PictonFull 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...

 

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