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Marlborough Sounds

Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-577 5587
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Half-Day Dolphin Eco-Tour from Picton
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Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock
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Picton, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this sounds !!! Majestic place we were on a yate tasting delicious wines and eating mussels .

Thank MariitaMx
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the adventurers and to the peace and quiet! Kayaking hire facility's trips on the water tours dolphin sighting

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the mail delivery cruise and it was excellent. The skipper/driver/postman was informative throughout the trip and ensured we learned a lot about the area. I even delivered the post and importantly fed the local dogs at each drop off point.

1  Thank Salcheltenham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picturesque, wonderful place for leisurely days outing Boat comfortable and roomy, up stairs and inside

1  Thank denise r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning scenery with amazing views around each of the bays. A nice cruise. Nowhere near as breathtaking or stunning as Milford Sounds but worth a trip out. We took the mail cruise which went into smaller bays and go us closer to where the locals...More

1  Thank aimkel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nature's grandeur, right on the edge of a major wine-growing region. What's not to like? You can be as active or as sedentary as you like, but don't miss this.

1  Thank SFTheaterDistrict
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and peaceful scenery. We were on a cruise and it was just gorgeous. We were lucky to have clear weather so we could really enjoy even minute of the trip in and out of the sounds.

Thank traveller77722
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We left Picton on a foggy but still day. This really is a beautiful place. Most of the mountains are covered with trees. The ferry is the perfect way to see the sound all the way to the ocean. We had a beautiful day so...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Took a ride on a boat out into the Marlborough Sound. Smooth water and dolphins as well. Lovely Vistas on every side.

Thank Neville S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stayed at Lochmara Lodge but a day trip on one of the shuttle boats to Lochmara Lodge or other resorts is well worth it. You will experience beautiful views and can hike, snorkel, canoe or simply relax at the restaurant or on the beach.

Thank Philipvg
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Is there a place where you can rent a boat for the day?
3 February 2017|
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Is there a place where you can rent a boat for the day?
3 February 2017|
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Response from jackaboy30 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, however, its not something we were looking out for.
Hi, My family would be arriving at Picton terminal by interislander ferry at 12.30pm. Can you please tell me how do I reach Marlborough sounds from the terminal. And what activites should I plan to explore the Marlborough sounds. catamaran rides / boat rides / walk around.. we will be returning back to wellington by the 6.45pm interislander ferry. I guess we will have 4 hours to spend. can someone suggest
8 August 2015|
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