Motuara Island and a Day in the Sounds
- Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Picton, Marlborough
- Product code: PZ0XAR
In accordance with the New Zealand COVID-19 Protection Framework all guests of Picton Water Taxis and Beachcomber Cruises of eligible age must present their My Vaccine Pass in order to board our vessels
Please note that minimum numbers apply for this tour to run
Available from 01
Oct - 30 April only join our 8:00am departure from Picton out to the stunning
Motuara bird Island, enjoy approx 1 hour of native birdlife and immerse
yourself in the natural surroundings and stunning views.
On arrival at this
magnificent island you will hear a chorus of songs from the local inhabitants.
Sit and enjoy the bird viewing station approx 5 minute walk from jetty before
following the moderate gradient track approx 800m one way around the hill with
several lookout points along the way before reaching the highest point of the
island (128m) there awaits fantastic views across to Ship Cove. There is a
spectacular view to the North Island from the Cook Straight Lookout. Lift the
lid on one of many wooden nestling boxes along the track and a sleepy Little
Blue Penguin may just glance up to see who is watching over him.
Our vessel will
come and pick you up from Motuara island then transport to historic Ship Cove
for a site visit before having you arrive at your chosen location for the day
either Furneaux Lodge or Punga Cove.
Rested and relaxed
after your day in the Queen Charlotte sounds rejoin our Beachcomber Cruises
vessel and make your way your way back to Picton for approx. 5:30pm
We do offer a 10%
discount for Top Ten Card, BBH, YHA and Gold Card Holders. Please contact our
office on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 573 6175 to make a booking - do not book
online as you will not receive the discount.