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Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise

Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise

star-4.5
128
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$76.19
From
$76.19
The Mail has been delivered by boat for over 150 years in the Queen Charlotte Sounds, we are the only official licensed New Zealand Post Rural Delivery Service by water in the Queen Charlotte Sound making this a truly unique tour! Come along on the Mail Boat Cruise and share the excitement of Mail Day as the skipper delivers the Rural post bags, groceries and freight to the residents that call the Queen Charlotte Sound waterways home. If time allows the Mail Boat Cruise will take a short stop at one of the brilliant locations within the Queen Charlotte waterways, you route will shown upon check in. Available to purchase for $5 in the office before you depart are Beachcomber Cruises keep cups, we no longer use single use cups on board our vessels due the huge environmental impact. Upon purchase of a Beachcomber Cruises keep cup guests can enjoy tea and coffee onboard for the duration of the tour.
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* A traveler said: "Ryan provided excellent commentary with local knowledge. Weather was not the best but still great to see the sound and the communities within it. We were lucky to see a pod of dolphins swimming along side the boat."


Half-Day Cruise in Marlborough Sounds from Picton

Half-Day Cruise in Marlborough Sounds from Picton

star-4.5
69
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$64.58
From
$64.58
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 Please note that this tour departs sharply on schedule at 9:00am Tea and coffee is available to purchase prior to your departure for $5 with a complimentary Keep Cup to take away with you.
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* A traveler said: "Very well organised and great commentary.Fantastic scenery.Inspired to go back to the Marlborough Sounds again."


Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton

Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton

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57
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$77.86
From
$77.86
Visit several wineries in the Marlborough wine region on a half-day tour from Picton. Enjoy wine tasting at each location, and learn about New Zealand's prolific wine industry from your guide on this comprehensive wine tour.
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* A traveler said: "Fantastic afternoon visiting 4 wineries. Our host/driver Marcella was an absolute gem and we thoroughly enjoyed her commentary and she was quite a character which made the trip worth it. We would definitely recommend this one and we'll do it again soon."


Full-Day Wine Tour from Picton

Full-Day Wine Tour from Picton

star-5
15
  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$107.64
From
$107.64
Taste the wines of the Marlborough region on a full-day tour from Picton. You'll visit six or seven wineries and a boutique chocolate factory, and have time to purchase lunch at a winery restaurant. Your tour includes pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in central Picton.
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* A traveler said: "Very good tour, pick up couldn’t have been easier. The tour guide was very informative, managed six vineyards and a Chocolate factory. A good day out."


Seafood Odyssea Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton

Seafood Odyssea Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton

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41
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$105.21
From
$105.21
Discover the natural beauty and fresh seafood of the Marlborough Sounds during a 3.5-hour cruise from Picton. Travel by luxury catamaran through the sheltered waters of the Queen Charlotte Sound, located at the top of New Zealand's South Island. Taste fresh seafood served on board and paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. You'll also learn about aquaculture in the Marlborough Sounds, check out a salmon and mussel farm, and get great photo ops of the region.
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* A traveler said: "The weather did not distract from us having a fantastic trip. It was our final day in the South after celebrating my son's wedding and this was the icing on the cake! Thanks to Penny and Sophia for a most awesome and memorable experience. The seafood was generous and cooked to perfection with the wine. Blue water therapy. We loved it! Thank you 😊"


Wildlife Motuara Sanctuary Tour and Dolphin Cruise from Picton

Wildlife Motuara Sanctuary Tour and Dolphin Cruise from Picton

star-4.5
75
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$96.00
From
$96.00
Search for rare seabirds and several species of marine mammals, such as Hector's, bottlenose and dusky dolphins along with New Zealand fur seals, during a half-day sightseeing cruise in the Marlborough Sounds. Cruise to Queen Charlotte Sound and take a nature walk on Motuara Island, where a predator-free landscape allows for plentiful birdlife. Listen to commentary from enthusiastic marine biologists, and treat yourself to tea, coffee, hot chocolate and cookies.
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* A traveler said: "we love it. bit if history of the area, bit of ecology, bit this and that - the tour was a complete package. wil recommend to friends. Nicki was great guide!"


Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim

Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim

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104
  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$85.58
From
$85.58
Taste some great New Zealand wines on a half-day tour of the Marlborough wine region. Visit various vineyards, learn about the region's distinct terroirs, and go wine tasting at four wineries from Picton or Blenheim. Tastings, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included on this small-group tour limited to 11 guests.
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* A traveler said: "Tour excellent, 4 wineries and 20 tastings Tour guide Nic enthusiastic, informative and very helpful with local knowledge. Would highly recommend this tour."


3 Hour Marlborough Sounds Delivery Cruise

3 Hour Marlborough Sounds Delivery Cruise

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11
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$65.30
From
$65.30
When you have limited time, a delivery cruise is an ideal way to get around the Marlborough Sounds. Get an up-close look at remote homes and resorts while your boat delivers supplies to hidden coves and tucked-away bays. Learn about the ever-popular Queen Charlotte Track and relax while exploring miles of wild coastline.
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* A traveler said: "The three hour trip gave a good impression of the sounds. It was nice to stop at different bays and see the shore from up close. The ride was comfortable and the commentary informative. The staff supplied us with tea and coffee and a friendly chat. We were lucky to see a pod of dolphins up close which made the trip extra special."


Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton

Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton

star-4
18
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$68.93
From
$68.93
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. Please note that this tour departs sharply on schedule at 8:00am Tea and coffee is available to purchase prior to your departure for $5 with a complimentary Keep Cup to take away with you. Tea and Coffee facilities after the Motuara Island pick up
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* A traveler said: "Great trip beautiful scenery sunny day Recommend it to all . Boat clean, crew please rand helpful"


Picton Shore Excursion : Marlborough Wine Tour

Picton Shore Excursion : Marlborough Wine Tour

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61
  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$111.02
From
$111.02
When your cruise ship docks in Picton, take the opportunity to go wine tasting on a tour that visits some of Marlborough’s award-winning wineries. Visit up to five wineries in Blenheim for tastings and vineyard tours, discovering both internationally famous wines and lesser-known New Zealand gems. You’ll also stop for lunch (own expense) and sample locally made chocolates as you head back to Picton at the end of your tour.
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* A traveler said: "This was a great small group tour. Our guide, Mike was from the local area and was extremely knowledgeable of all the winery’s we visited. I highly recommend this tour."


Full-Day Marlborough Wine Tour Including Wine Tasting

Full-Day Marlborough Wine Tour Including Wine Tasting

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210
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$108.84
From
$108.84
Take in the sights of Marlborough's wine country scenery and taste some of the region's best offerings on this full-day tour from Blenheim. Make several stops at different wineries and taste Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling and Pinot Noir as well as some lesser known varieties from the area. Round-trip transportation from hotels in Picton, Blenheim, or Havelock included.
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* A traveler said: "We thoroughly enjoyed our day spent with Nic, our guide, in Marlborough. We visited 5/6 wineries and enjoyed not only good wines, but beautiful scenery. We took time for a relaxing lunch at a winery with an outdoor veranda. We definitely would recommend this tour."


Picton Shore Excursion Marlborough Wine Region Small-Group Tour
From
$104.19
Swap the cruise port for a Marlborough wine tour on this shore excursion to a half dozen boutique wineries or more. When your ship pulls into Picton, travel by minivan through this notable wine region in the South Island, sipping award-winning New Zealand wines and sampling delectable chocolates. Opt for extra time to taste wine and purchase a seasonal gourmet lunch on this small-group tour, limited to 11 people for an intimate experience.
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* A traveler said: "The small group was the way to go. Saw smaller wineries and got the personal touch. Wines were great too!"


Full-Day Marlborough Catamaran Cruise with Wine Tour and Lunch

Full-Day Marlborough Catamaran Cruise with Wine Tour and Lunch

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13
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$206.79
From
$206.79
Combine some of Marlborough's classic activities on this full-day tour: cruising on Queen Charlotte Sound and tasting some of the area's world-renowned wines. Spend the morning out cruising aboard a catamaran, then go ashore to a winery for lunch and wine tasting. Continue the afternoon with more winery visits and tastings.
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Picton Shore Excursion: Wings of Omaka and Marlborough Wine Tour
Combine a tour of Marlborough wine country with a visit to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Museum, with round-trip transportation in between, during this half-day shore excursion from Picton. Wine tasting, all entrance fees, and round-trip transportation are included. This small-group tour ensures personalized attention and an intimate experience.
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* A traveler said: "Good exhibition of WW2 planes and had a great wine tour with our guide Mike. Wines excellent and a lively lunch. Mike was extremely knowledgeable about the wines he took us to. Highly recommend."


Private Marlborough Winery Tour

Private Marlborough Winery Tour

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6
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$163.73
Price varies by group size
From
$163.73
Price varies by group size
Let our winemaker tailor a Marlborough wine tour especially for you or your group’s needs… or let us surprise you with something special! You decide the start and finish time of the tour. Visit your favourite wineries without having to compromise with others in the group. You can get behind the scenes for a private tasting, or take a drive through the Awatere Valley and soak up Marlborough’s stunning scenery. We can focus on boutique, or organic wineries, breweries, combine fine wine and food… anything is possible with a private tour. This option is recommended for larger groups or families with children under the age of 12. We can visit wineries more suited to young families to keep everyone happy. If you are arriving on a cruise ship into Picton we can arrange a tour that works around your ship’s schedule. For larger groups, or to find out more about our Private Tour options please check out our website and contact us for a quote on 021 157 4094.
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Stray New Zealand: Fantail

Stray New Zealand: Fantail

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5
  • 14 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,377.90
From
$1,377.90
Explore the entire South Island in a loop. From the wild and beautiful landscapes of the Far South to the sunny golden shores of the Abel Tasman National Park, you’ve got the South Island covered! You'll see highlights like Milford Sound and Franz Josef glacier, as well as getting off the beaten track and seeing some untouched parts of NZ.
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Picton Shore excursion: Marlborough wine region tour, 6 hours from Picton iSite

Picton Shore excursion: Marlborough wine region tour, 6 hours from Picton iSite

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5
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$96.75
From
$96.75
6 hour wine tour designed especially for cruise ship passengers arriving in Picton with times to fit the ship schedule. Hosted by a wine qualified guide. Start by taking the shuttle bus to the Picton iSite where we will be waiting to meet you (5-10 minute trip). Visit about 5 of the world famous Marlborough wineries to taste their wines finish at the Makana chocolate factory.  Lunch will be taken at one of the wineries to taste the sumptuous food. Enjoy the scenery during the 1/2 hour drive from Picton to the Wairau Valley. During the tour your guide will introduce each of the wineries and give the history of the region. Time permitting a talk in the vineyard discussing the way Marlborough tends the vines. All standard tasting charges are included in this tour. A great way to spend your day in Marlborough. * Lunch cost is not included in this tour to allow you to choose what you like. Main courses are between $20 and $30
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Private Shore Excursion:Explore Marlborough Wine and Scenic Delights from Picton

Private Shore Excursion:Explore Marlborough Wine and Scenic Delights from Picton

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4
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$649.41
per group
From
$649.41
per group
Discover the award-winning wines of the Marlborough region on a private shore excursion from Picton for your group of up to six people. The exact itinerary is tailored to you, with plenty of time to sip locally-made wines, browse art galleries, then pause for lunch and views of Marlborough's rolling vineyards, plus many customizable options. Pricing is per-vehicle, and includes a wine tasting and a chocolate tasting, as well as round-trip shuttle transport from the Port of Picton.
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* A traveler said: "Great private tour for two. Good wineries, lunch, photo opps, the works. Absolutely worth doing."


Cruise Excursion - Wines of Marlborough Tour

Cruise Excursion - Wines of Marlborough Tour

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3
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$101.58
From
$101.58
The Marlborough region is packed with boutique wineries producing world-class sauvignon blancs and other wine varietals. On this small-group tour from the port in Picton, spend a day off your cruise ship sampling just some of the wines produced in the region, all without the hassle of organizing a rental car… or a chauffeur. On the way to each cellar door, drive through the open countryside and past the rolling hills of the Koromiko Valley.
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* A traveler said: "Graeme was 5 star great we really enjoyed our tour the day was wonderful lunch superb Wine tasting we bought some wine. Graeme made us left like we’ve know him forever wonder guide and good person"


Private Shore Excursion: Explore Marlborough from Picton

Private Shore Excursion: Explore Marlborough from Picton

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2
  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$112.47
From
$112.47
Experience the Marlborough wine region in a special way with a private group tour that lets you choose your own adventure. Your local and knowledgeable chauffeur guides you from Picton port through the scenic Wairu Valley to Marlborough’s wine tasting region, on a tour tailored for you. Visit local wineries with wine tasting, gourmet snacks and chocolate treats all included. This flexible tour allows you to choose the journey and can include attractions such as a visit to local galleries, beautiful gardens, and tasting delicious boutique chocolate at Makana Confections.
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Short Tour of Picton and Blenheim Wine Regions

Short Tour of Picton and Blenheim Wine Regions

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1
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$71.83
From
$71.83
From Blenheim or Picton, arriving from Wellington on the Ferry at 12:15 pm or staying at one of the local accommodations join a local chauffeur/guide on a scenic drive throughout Marlborough. Your tour includes an option to do wine tasting and have a relaxing time to enjoy a winery, gourmet treats and chocolates in Blenheim. A small group tour is perfect to catch three wineries, delicious chocolate treats and perhaps a cheese platter and a tour around the town seeing all we have to offer in Marlborough.. Relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of the region, a custom tour offering the things you enjoy most.
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Small Bus Onshore Experience Trail Of Marlborough -12-18 Seats
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$90.70
Hop on board for the very best of Marlborough's Highlights. Your onshore excursion will include spectacular scenic views, great tasting wines, gourmet treats and a choice of heritage options at the Omaka Aviation Centre.  Omaka Heritage Aviation Centre is one of the highlights of this tour and is an optional activity. An amazing spectacle of Peter Jackson;s classic aircraft in replica real life displays on WW1 and WW2 events. Rejoin the tour after a two hour experience. Combine your tour with Marlborough wine tasting, along with tastings of local cheese, manuka honey, boutique chocolates and more.... Light refreshment of local produce is not included but a treat you should not miss.   
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Full-Day Marlborough Scenic and Wine Tour from Picton
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$120.93
Explore Marlborough’s coastal scenery, historic towns, and wine on a full-day, small-group tour from Picton that includes hotel pickup and drop-off, transport, and wine tastings. Visit the port town of Havelock, follow Queen Charlotte Drive along Queen Charlotte Sound, then sample local bottles at four handpicked wineries.
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PRIVATE COACH GROUP ONSHORE EXPERIENCE TRAIL OF MARLBOROUGH Min:20 Max:49 seats

PRIVATE COACH GROUP ONSHORE EXPERIENCE TRAIL OF MARLBOROUGH Min:20 Max:49 seats

  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$2,122.36
per group
From
$2,122.36
per group
A unique chance to book a large group coach experience from the Port of Picton, 49 seats are available to book your family and friends or gather others from the cruise ship to join you in a custom wine and gourmet scenic tour. This tour is not provided per seat. You have the exclusive use of the coach for the day. A minimum group of 20 people to a maximum of 49 people are offered a private and exclusive tour of Marlborough and the wine region plus a chance to taste local gourmet treats and cuisine. You have a private local chauffeur who will share stories of the region and ensure you have an exciting experience. Come and enjoy an exciting and fun day in Marlborough. Note that the rate offered is a day rate and split between the number of people in the group. This program will only register and show maximum 15 seats - please ignore this. You have up to 49 seats for your group. - 20 $129.75NZD p seat and 49 $52.95NZD p seat. One payment is required to secure this tour.of $2595.00 NZD.
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