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Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim

Taste some great New Zealand wines on a half-day small-group tour of the Marlborough wine region. Visit the vineyards and go wine tasting at four wineries from Picton or Blenheim. Includes tastings, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Marlborough Sounds Seafood Cruise from Picton

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.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Cruise Ship Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton

When your cruise ship arrives in Picton, take advantage of a half-day excursion that introduces you to four Marlborough wineries handpicked by a guide. On this small-group tour you’ll taste the region’s sauvignon blanc and pinot noir, stroll through Blenheim vineyards, and sample boutique chocolates. Round-trip minivan transport is provided from the nearby i-SITE.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Picton Shore Excursions - Marlborough Sounds Cruise and Lochmara Day visit

The dramatic coastal scenery of the Marlborough Sounds stretches north of Picton around the top end of the South Island. On this shore excursion, set sail for Lochmara in the Queen Charlotte Sound and look out for wildlife like dolphins, seals, and blue penguins. On arrival, enjoy kayaking or paddleboarding in the tranquil waters, and explore the Underwater Observatory on a guided walking tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Queen Charlotte Kayak and Walking Tour from Picton

Combine sea kayaking and self-guided hiking on this full-day outdoor adventure in the Marlborough Sounds. Paddle from the Picton waterfront to the western end of Queen Charlotte Sound and search the azure waters for marine life such as eagle rays, cormorants, little blue penguins, New Zealand fur seals and dolphins. Encounter secluded beaches along the shoreline before an independent hike on the Queen Charlotte Track, from Anakiwa to Mistletoe Bay. Lunch and return transfer by water taxi are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Marlborough Sounds Day Visit to Lochmara

Lochmara Lodge is a luxury getaway nestled in the Queen Charlotte Sound, only accessible by water or by a few hours of hiking. Skip the sweating and the heavy backpacks with this short cruise from Picton across the Sound to Lochmara. Once there, you’re free to explore the Lodge and its surroundings at your own pace – there’s no itinerary or time limit. Walk through the forest, go kayaking in Lochmara Bay, enjoy lunch in the waterfront cafe or see the fish in the Lodge’s Underwater Observatory.
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Breakfast in the Sounds

Before you drive south or board a ferry to the North Island, take some time to experience the tranquility of Queen Charlotte Sound on this morning excursion from Picton. Once there, enjoy a relaxing breakfast at Lochmara, a resort and cafe with astonishing views of Lochmara Bay. Choose from any meal on the menu - no restrictions - and complement your meal with a coffee, tea or other hot drink of your choice.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from Picton

Spend your day sea kayaking around Queen Charlotte Sound on a guided excursion from Picton. Paddle across the harbor and stop for morning tea at a remote beach, then continue into the Grove Arm of the sound and enjoy lunch in a tranquil bay. Keep an eye out for cormorants and other wildlife as you listen to expert commentary about the Marlborough Sounds from the guide.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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