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One night is not enough!

Cruise and Explore Queen Charlotte Sound

Departs from and returns to Picton

  • A visit to Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary where Robins, Tuis, Kiwis, Bellbirds and Kakariki live. Hear the birdsong and look out for the rare South Island Saddleback as you walk along.
  • Visit Ship Cove where English explorer Captain James Cook made his home in the early 1770’s. Here you will find information panels explaining early Maori and European occupation and a monument to honour Captain Cook.
  • Visit a salmon farm where the process of salmon aquaculture will be explained.
  • Experience the beauty and tranquillity of the Marlborough Sounds as we leisurely cruise through the hidden bays and coves of the Sounds.
  • Enjoy a spot of fishing in the tranquil waters.
  • Swim in the clean clear waters of the Marlborough Sounds.
  • Walk on the beautiful beaches.

All walks are optional, you may wish to stay on board and relax, there may be a shorter walk option that would suit you better.   Please understand you are responsible for your own safety and actions during these unguided walks.

Cruise List

  • 29–31 Oct 2020 (2 nights)
    Scenic Cruise – because 1 night is not enough!
    WELCOME BACK price $850 per person - was $1,100 per person — Currently on hold for private group. Contact our office.
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