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3 Hour Marlborough Sounds Delivery Cruise

3 Hour Marlborough Sounds Delivery Cruise

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.97
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$64.97
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Half-Day Cruise in Marlborough Sounds from Picton

Half-Day Cruise in Marlborough Sounds from Picton

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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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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.25
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$64.25
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Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise

Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise

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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.80
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$75.80
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Wildlife Motuara Sanctuary Tour and Dolphin Cruise from Picton

Wildlife Motuara Sanctuary Tour and Dolphin Cruise from Picton

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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.52
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$95.52

Full-Day Wine Tour from Picton

Full-Day Wine Tour from Picton

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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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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.10
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$107.10
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Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton

Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton

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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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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.46
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$77.46

Seafood Odyssea Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton

Seafood Odyssea Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton

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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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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.68
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$104.68
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Picton Shore Excursion : Marlborough Wine Tour

Picton Shore Excursion : Marlborough Wine Tour

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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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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.45
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$110.45
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Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton

Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton

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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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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.58
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$68.58
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Half day Sea Kayak Guided Tour from Picton

Half day Sea Kayak Guided Tour from Picton

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Tour the western end of Queen Charlotte Sound on a half-day paddling adventure from Picton. Settle into your sea kayak and follow an expert guide from the waterfront to sheltered coves and remote beaches. Search the waters for eagles rays, cormorants, little blue penguins, New Zealand fur seals and dolphins while you learn about the natural history of the Marlborough Sounds. Numbers are limited to ensure a small-group experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.34
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$70.34

Full day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton

Full day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton

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See the exquisite Marlborough Sounds from the water during a full-day adventure by sea kayak. Depart from the Picton waterfront and prepare to be wowed as you paddle past secluded coves along the western end of Queen Charlotte Sound. Your knowledgeable guide points out marine life such as eagles rays, cormorants, little blue penguins, New Zealand fur seals and more. Stop at a sheltered beach for a delicious lunch with locally sourced ingredients. Numbers are limited to ensure a small-group experience.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.26
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$96.26

Captain Cook and Dolphin Cruise

Captain Cook and Dolphin Cruise

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Set anchor at Ship Cove, a sheltered bay of Queen Charlotte Sound where Captain James Cook landed in the late 1700s. During this half-day nature cruise in the Marlborough Sounds, enthusiastic marine biologists point out wildlife including New Zealand fur seals and several species of dolphins: Hector's, bottlenose and dusky. Spot rare seabirds and learn about the history between Cook and the Maori people of Aotearoa while you’re treated to refreshments on board.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.52
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$95.52

Full-Day Marlborough Wine Tour Including Wine Tasting

Full-Day Marlborough Wine Tour Including Wine Tasting

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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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.29
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$108.29

Picton Shore Excursion: Wings of Omaka and Marlborough Wine Tour

Picton Shore Excursion: Wings of Omaka and Marlborough Wine Tour

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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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  • 5 hours
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$125.87
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$125.87

Private Marlborough Winery Tour

Private Marlborough Winery Tour

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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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$162.90
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$162.90
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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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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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.26
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$96.26
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Marlborough Sounds Ultimate Cruise

Marlborough Sounds Ultimate Cruise

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Spend half a day among the thriving wildlife of the outer Marlborough Sounds on a small-boat wildlife tour from Picton. Spot rare sea birds like penguins and shags, plus a couple of species of dolphin, in Queen Charlotte Sound. Set foot on Motuara Island, a kiwi nursery and bird sanctuary, and that holds significance to colonial New Zealand history. Your guides are deeply knowledgeable about this area, so make the most of them and ask plenty of questions.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.52
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$95.52

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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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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$646.11
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$646.11
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Early Bird Eco Cruise

Early Bird Eco Cruise

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Access Motuara Island, a haven for some of New Zealand’s most vulnerable bird life. Enjoy a boat ride from Picton through the Marlborough Sounds with live commentary on board, then explore the island on your own. Look for rare birds (and well-known native favorites), see native bush flourishing, and relish the peace of the island.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.58
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$68.58
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Cruise Excursion - Wines of Marlborough Tour

Cruise Excursion - Wines of Marlborough Tour

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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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.07
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$101.07
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What people are saying about Half-day Tours in Picton

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3 Hour Marlborough Sounds Delivery Cruise
"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."..."
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Half-Day Cruise in Marlborough Sounds from Picton
"Very well organised and great commentary.Fantastic scenery.Inspired to go back to the Marlborough Sounds again."..."
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Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise
"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."..."
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Wildlife Motuara Sanctuary Tour and Dolphin Cruise from Picton
"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!"..."
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Full-Day Wine Tour from Picton
"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."..."
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Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton
"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."..."
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Seafood Odyssea Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton
"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 😊"..."
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Picton Shore Excursion : Marlborough Wine Tour
"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."..."
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Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton
"Trip was great! It was one of the highlights of your New Zealand holidays. Felt pity we spent just a day in Picton. There is so much more to see."..."
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Half day Sea Kayak Guided Tour from Picton
"Loved it! Excellent service. We took half day sea kayak tour. It was beautiful morning kayak tour. Even for inexperienced kayakers."..."
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Full day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton
"Amazing. We saw so many birds, jelly fish, also blue penguins as well."..."
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Captain Cook and Dolphin Cruise
"The tour was great, we got to see all the wildlife that was promised and more! Both Tristan and the Captain were great hosts, would definitely recommend!"..."
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Full-Day Marlborough Wine Tour Including Wine Tasting
"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."..."
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Picton Shore Excursion: Wings of Omaka and Marlborough Wine Tour
"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."..."
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Marlborough Sounds Ultimate Cruise
"We had a great experience on the cruise. Our guides were awesome, they had tons of great information as we cruised Queen Charlotte's Bay and hiked. We were fortunate to see two schools of dolphins and some seal colonies. Overall great adventure and would recommend!"..."
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Private Shore Excursion:Explore Marlborough Wine and Scenic Delights from Picton
"Great private tour for two. Good wineries, lunch, photo opps, the works. Absolutely worth doing."..."
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Cruise Excursion - Wines of Marlborough Tour
"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"..."

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