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Marlborough Sounds

Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-577 5587
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Small Group Half Day Mail Boat Cruise from Havelock
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Half-Day Dolphin Viewing Eco-Tour from Picton
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Marlborough Sounds Seafood Cruise from Picton
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“new zealand” (43 reviews)
“south island” (28 reviews)
“scenic route” (6 reviews)
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Picton, New Zealand
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+64 3-577 5587
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"new zealand"
in 43 reviews
"south island"
in 28 reviews
"scenic route"
in 6 reviews
"interisland ferry"
in 5 reviews
"stunning scenery"
in 15 reviews
"mail boat"
in 20 reviews
"sunny day"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 8 reviews
"queen charlotte track"
in 31 reviews
"boat trip"
in 13 reviews
"captain cook"
in 11 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 5 reviews
"beachcomber cruises"
in 7 reviews
"mussels"
in 7 reviews
"water taxi"
in 9 reviews
"ships cove"
in 7 reviews
"furneaux lodge"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Traveled from Wellington to Picton on the wonderfully equipped ferry. Within a short time, it seemed, we were traversing the wonderful world of the Marlborough Sound, the Queen Charlotte in particular. The dolphins followed our ship making the spectacular scenery even more amazing. On a...More

Thank Dennis W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Travelled through on the ferry from Picton to Wellington. Beautiful sights and wildlife, one of the best places we have visited.

Thank gincledon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time the Interislander ferry enters the waters of the South Island to the time you get to Picton, the only thing possible to do is to stare at the scenery of the Marlborough Sounds. Words simply cannot describe the beauty of the water,...More

Thank Florida-Traveler-US
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing scenery. We took the Mail Boat cruise from Picton and really enjoyed the leisurely trip out to the isolated residents around the Sound. Very good value for money and informative commentary from the skipper. A good way to get an appreciation for the size...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family took our boat out to blumine island and did the hike to the ww2 gun emplacements. Great weather at easter and an easy walk. Saw some wonderful wildlife and seals on the way.

Thank Dika47
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Marlborough Sounds are gorgeous. Stunning scenery arriving in Picton, driving along the Queen Charlotte scenic road, and along many of the smaller side roads like Kenepuru Sounds road.

Thank karen c
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expect weather to be mixed at Marlborough Sounds. We experienced both wet and sunny days. The scenery is spectacular, especially on a sunny day and even on a dull day has it's own beauty. We travelled by car and were able to see some beautiful...More

Thank 416rond
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travelled through here and other sounds in NZ, and they truly worth a look, waterfalls running down from high mountains and on to the seas, its looks like it belongs in a movie where a person showers in a waterfall, but these waterfalls are...More

Thank adam i
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made the crossing on the Interislander boat from the North to the South Island of NZ in January and returned in early February. We were lucky that both crossings were made on a lovely sunny day and we were blessed with blue skies and...More

Thank jollys99
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marlborough Sounds are just beautiful. So many options for walking, cycling or being on the water. Explore on your own with a car or take a tour.

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