Picton is the gateway to the scenic Marlborough Sounds for many, whether your cruise ship is in port or you’ve just arrived off the Interislander from Wellington. This half-day kayak tour is a great way for even the most time-pressed traveler to experience the bays, beaches and bush-lined coasts of the region. Head out in the morning or afternoon in your sea kayak with a guide to show you around so you don’t get lost.
Paddle around the lush Queen Charlotte Sound and end the day at Ngakuta Bay
Not just directions: hear about the wildlife and Māori mythology of the area from your guide
Easy-to-find departure point on the Picton waterfront, a short walk from central Picton
Keep your energy up with included morning or afternoon tea
Trip departs from our office on the Picton Waterfront, amongst the water taxi offices. The Waterfront area is only a 5 minute walk from the centre of Picton and within easy walking distance of most CBD accommodation