Set anchor at Ship Cove, a sheltered bay of Queen Charlotte Sound where Captain James Cook landed in the late 1700s. During this half-day nature cruise in the Marlborough Sounds, enthusiastic marine biologists point out wildlife including New Zealand fur seals and several species of dolphins: Hector's, bottlenose and dusky. Spot rare seabirds and learn about the history between Cook and the Maori people of Aotearoa while you’re treated to refreshments on board.
Half-day Marlborough Sounds nature cruise to Ship Cove
Travel the length of Queen Charlotte Sound from Picton
Keep an eye out for dolphins, fur seals and abundant seabirds
Treat yourself to hot chocolate and cookies on board
Small-group tour ensures a personalized experience