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Family owned and operated, Beachcomber Fun Cruises is one of the major operators on the Queen Charlotte Track and take great pleasure in offering a selection of boat trips through the beautiful Marlborough Sounds - these include their world famous...more
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The Waterfront | Corner of London Quay & Wellington St, Picton, New Zealand
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We actually booked the great track and pack pass but due to DOC warnings of high fire risk and possible reroutes we decided to cancel our trek. The girls kindly offered us a free cruise on their mailboat tour to count back the money we...More
We used Beachcomber Cruises to get too and from each days walk while walking the Queen Charlotte Track. Just a brilliant service, so happy to help when we swapped days around to suit us.
Hayley did a great job of our daily bookings and Steve...More
We have just returned from this fabulous boat trip. Perfect weather & Julian , our driver /host/postie was exceptional. He was so knowledgeable and interesting & was happy to answer any questions. Delivering the mail was the greatest fun. Thanks Julian for making the day...More
Excellent day out, would definitely recommend Beachcomber’s! We easily booked online and although the weather was a bit crappy, Julian’s excellent commentary on the Sound and being so friendly and approachable really made our day.
Steve really liked the cooler weather and we got a...More
We went on the Motuara half day trip. Check in was at 07.30, departure at 08.00, a one hour trip in the bird sanctuary on Motuara from about 10.00 and a 25 minute stop at Ship Cove (Captain Cook’s first landing , where he careened...More
This a great way to see this beautiful area and included a lot of information as well, if you’re familiar with the local accent. The engine noise makes it harder to hear in the lower enclosed area of the boat.
We left at 1:30 pm...More
My friend and I can't fault the service provided by Beachcomber Cruises. The office staff were very helpful as I pieced together the trip whilst in the UK. E mails were always promptly answered - and with much patience as I got my head round...More
Date of experience: January 2019
BeachcomberPicton, Reservations at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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thank you very much for your response
we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with our company, and out exploring the beautiful Queen Charlotte Track
we are so lucky to have a great front office team, and it makes it...More
We used this company as a ferry service to drop us at the start of the Queen Charlotte track. However, it was more than that. We had a wildlife spotting, humorous multi talented skipper. Aside from all the local chitchat, gossip on celebrity visitors and...More