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Walk Queen Charlotte Track

             Cruise Queen Charlotte Sound

 ‘A Fantastic Combination – A true Marlborough Sounds Experience’ 

Package includes: accommodation onboard Affinity, all meals, track fees, transfers, experienced crew (no pre or post cruise accommodation required).

Departs from and returns to Picton

  • Walk to the summit of Motuara Island – a Bird Sanctuary Island where Robins, Tuis, Kiwis, Kakariki and Bellbirds live. Hear the birdsong and look out for the rare South Island Saddleback as you walk along. A gem in the Marlborough Sounds
  • Visit Ship Cove where the explorer Captain James Cook made his home in the 1770’s and the starting point of the track. Walk 6 hours from Ship Cove to Furneaux Lodge (approx. 17km)
  • Walk 4 hours from Furneaux Lodge to Punga Cove, marvel at the scenery and wildlife as you walk along the second section of the track (approx. 12.7km)
  • Walk 8 hours from Camp Bay to Torea Bay, a challenging section of the track as you walk along ridge tops with magnificent views of Queen Charlotte and the Kenepuru Sounds (approx. 23.7km)
  • Walk 4 hours from Torea Bay to Mistletoe Bay, climbing to 400m to be rewarded with breathtaking views (approx. 5.6km). Then continue onto the last section of the track another 4 hours to Anakiwa, following an old bridle path that takes you through beautiful regeneration and mature native forest with Fantails, Waxeyes, Tomtits, Finches and Weka (approx. 13km)

**Affinity will meet you at the end of each walking sectionNo back tracking**

 Hot showers to freshen and invigorate you at the end of your enjoyable days walk, your meals all prepared for you, if you are ashore at lunchtime a packaged lunch will be sent with you.

You have the same cabin each night so there is no worrying about your luggage which means no heavy packs to carry as your luggage remains on-board.

We find safe anchorage every night in a calm and picturesque bay, so you can enjoy a peaceful night’s rest.

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

Cruise List

  • 1–6 Oct 2020 (5 nights)
    Cruise and Walk – Walk the Queen Charlotte Track
    $2,100 per person
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  • 10–15 Nov 2020 (5 nights)
    Cruise and Walk – Walk the Queen Charlotte Track
    $2,100 per person
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  • 6–11 Jan 2021 (5 nights)
    Cruise and Walk – Walk the Queen Charlotte Track
    $2,100 per person
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  • 14–19 Jan 2021 (5 nights)
    Cruise and Walk – Walk the Queen Charlotte Track
    $2,100 per person
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  • 1–6 Feb 2021 (5 nights)
    Cruise and Walk – Walk the Queen Charlotte Track
    $2,100 per person
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  • 23–28 Feb 2021 (5 nights)
    Cruise and Walk – Walk the Queen Charlotte Track
    $2,100 per person
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  • 10–15 Mar 2021 (5 nights)
    Cruise and Walk – Walk the Queen Charlotte Track
    $2,500 per person
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