Sunday Afternoon Cruise

Sunday Afternoon Cruise
From NZD $101.00
  • Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Picton, Marlborough
  • Product code: Sunday Afternoon Cruise

Please note that this tour requires a minimum number to operate. If the minimum requirements have not been met, our reservations team will contact you by 5:00pm the day prior to offer an alternative option.

 

If your preferred date is not available to book in the calendar, please contact our reservations team directly to check for additional availability.




Depart Picton
and cruise up through the Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui your skipper also
your guide for the afternoon will provide a commentary on the surrounds.

 

These tranquil
waterways are full of history and wonderful stories, take in the beautiful
vistas and learn how these waterways are a work place for some such as New
Zealand King Salmon farms and home for a lot of people.

 

The Queen
Charlotte Sounds offers an array of wildlife and often visited by four species
of New Zealand dolphins, the Common, Bottlenose,
Hector and Dusky. New Zealand fur seals
can be sited around the bays as well and the little blue penguin, keep an eye
out for a variety of birds such as the Australasian
gannet, shearwaters, terns and cormorants and checky weka that inhabit
our beautiful region.


The cruise
route will depend on the season, your skipper will allow time ashore at a local
site of interest. Depending if there is wildlife at a bird sanctuary, maybe a
site visit to a historic site, a short walk to a 1000-year-old
rimu tree, or a visit to a local lodge before making your way back to
Picton.



We do offer a 10% discount for Top Ten Card, BBH, YHA and Gold Card Holders. Please contact our office on office@mailboat.co.nz or 03 573 6175 to make a booking - do not book online as you will not receive the discount.


Beachcomber Cruises no longer use single use paper cups on board our
vessels in an effort to reduce the environmental impact. In office we have our reusable
Keep Cups available to purchase, we then provide complimentary tea and coffee
for guests to enjoy for the duration of the tour.