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About Queen Charlotte Boat Charters
Personal customised boat trips in the Queen Charlotte Sound for bird/wildlife watching,diving, fishing and enjoying nature at its best.
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Picton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We loved this trip . Whilst it was a bit expensive $NZ 100 we had a four plus hour journey with only seven of us on board. The driver was full of information about all aspects of the Sound. We missed seeing the Orca Whales...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wookie60
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We took a ship's tour on a catamaran all around the Queen Charlotte Sound. It was a gorgeous day and a very well-spent 2-1/2 hours! We motored into different coves, stopped to see some dolphins playing around us, sea-birds posing, along with some fish feeding...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank William P
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent day well organized efficient and friendly our groups went cruise then coach tour or coach then cruise we cruised first and the weather was spectacular brilliant I highly recommend this company 😃

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Took the regular boat that visits all the outposts delivering goods and picking up and dropping off passengers. Lovely trip.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 439nevilles
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Its a pleasant 4 hour "tour' while the boat stops at numerous locations along the sound delivering mail, packages etc. Nice vessel with seating on top though it gets very windy up there! Visit to Cook memorial where he landed was very interesting and unrushed....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank statestreet75
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We enjoyed this independent shore excursion based in the delightful South Shore gateway town of Picton. The mail boat tour had long been on our radar, and we were pleased to be able to make our own arrangements (in advance) at a greatly discounted price...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank merrybrook1
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Spent the afternoon delivering mail and parcels to locals living in the more remote areas around Picton. What a wonderful and interesting experience. The scenery was spectacular. If you choose to sit upstairs and outside be sure to have plenty of sunscreen and a cardigan/...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 6 January 2016

A wonderful experience with a guide on first name terms with the wildlife. Found a pod of dusky dolphins which circled the boat performing their natural antics and on the way home fed blue cod which could be seen attacking their food from the depths....More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank PeterDodd70
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Our tour included a boat tour of the Marlborough Sounds (Queen Charlotte Sound). We were so pleasantly surprised by this wonderful excursion. The boat and crew were great and the captain's knowledge of the inlets, nature, wildlife, and homes along the sound were quite impressive....More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Joel W
Reviewed 10 November 2014

The skipper was very knowledgeable on the local history, fauna and flora. It was great to meet the locals on their piers along with their dogs who were waiting their treats.

Date of experience: September 2014
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