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Queen Charlotte Boat Charters

Waikawa Marina, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Great way to spend a few hours getting to know the area by boat!

We took a ship's tour on a catamaran all around the Queen Charlotte Sound. It was a gorgeous day... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William P
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Glendale, Arizona
Shore excursion with Royal Caribbean cruise and coach tour

Excellent day well organized efficient and friendly our groups went cruise then coach tour or coach... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Michelle M
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Personal customised boat trips in the Queen Charlotte Sound for bird/wildlife watching,diving, fishing and enjoying nature at its best.
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Waikawa Marina, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a ship's tour on a catamaran all around the Queen Charlotte Sound. It was a gorgeous day and a very well-spent 2-1/2 hours! We motored into different coves, stopped to see some dolphins playing around us, sea-birds posing, along with some fish feeding...More

Thank William P
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent day well organized efficient and friendly our groups went cruise then coach tour or coach then cruise we cruised first and the weather was spectacular brilliant I highly recommend this company 😃

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Took the regular boat that visits all the outposts delivering goods and picking up and dropping off passengers. Lovely trip.

Thank Neville S
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Its a pleasant 4 hour "tour' while the boat stops at numerous locations along the sound delivering mail, packages etc. Nice vessel with seating on top though it gets very windy up there! Visit to Cook memorial where he landed was very interesting and unrushed....More

Thank statestreet75
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

We enjoyed this independent shore excursion based in the delightful South Shore gateway town of Picton. The mail boat tour had long been on our radar, and we were pleased to be able to make our own arrangements (in advance) at a greatly discounted price...More

Thank merrybrook1
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

Spent the afternoon delivering mail and parcels to locals living in the more remote areas around Picton. What a wonderful and interesting experience. The scenery was spectacular. If you choose to sit upstairs and outside be sure to have plenty of sunscreen and a cardigan/...More

Thank Carolyn B
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

A wonderful experience with a guide on first name terms with the wildlife. Found a pod of dusky dolphins which circled the boat performing their natural antics and on the way home fed blue cod which could be seen attacking their food from the depths....More

Thank PeterDodd70
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Reviewed 19 June 2015

Our tour included a boat tour of the Marlborough Sounds (Queen Charlotte Sound). We were so pleasantly surprised by this wonderful excursion. The boat and crew were great and the captain's knowledge of the inlets, nature, wildlife, and homes along the sound were quite impressive....More

Thank Joel W
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Reviewed 10 November 2014

The skipper was very knowledgeable on the local history, fauna and flora. It was great to meet the locals on their piers along with their dogs who were waiting their treats.

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Reviewed 13 February 2013

We wanted to experience the Marlborough Sounds up close, to see the wildlife and the beautiful views, possibly to swim and also to do some fishing. As a family with small children we wanted to do this on a safe boat with friendly hosts. Well...More

Thank DaleT73
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