Marlborough Sounds Attractions and Activities
Marlborough Sounds has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Marlborough Sounds.
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Mobile-friendly - This must-do experience connecting the North and South Islands of Aotearoa New Zealand, is one of the world's most picturesque ferry journeys. Enjoy breath-taking scenery all the way from Wellington's Harbour to Picton's waterfront (3.5 hours, 92kms). Book a Bluebridge private cabin to unwind after a busy day sightseeing, store your belongings, rest, and have a hot shower.
Mobile-friendly - We provide award-winning, wildlife and conservation focused guided cruises and dolphin swimming experiences through the beautiful Marlborough Sounds. Those looking for the thrill of a lifetime can join us for our Dolphin Swim or View Experience or you could take part in our fully guided cruises to your choice of bird sanctuary islands or Historic Ship Cove. Check our website for current Specials and Offers.
Operating scheduled flights between Wellington, Karamea, Nelson and Takaka, Golden Bay. Spectacular scenic flights from Takaka and Abel Tasman. Fly/cruise packages to experience both Abel Tasman National Park and Golden Bay without retracing your steps. All flights connect with our daily shuttle services to Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman National Park. Rental Car available in Takaka to explore Golden Bay.
Mobile-friendly - Perfectly situated at the halfway point on the Queen Charlotte Track at Kenepuru Head, Ngahere Hou invites you to take a half-time break in style. "Glam-Camping" in a 6-metre Yurt or Summerhouse cabin with organic breakfast included. Set in a 40 acre private bush reserve with stunning views down the Kenepuru Sound, this is an off-the-grid eco experience to treasure.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to Pelorus Air. We can offer a variety of Scenic Flight options for 2-15 people. From our base in Picton, we provide easy access from Wellington, Paraparaumu and Nelson - to some of the far reaches of the area. In the Marlborough Sounds we service airstrips in Port Gore, Nopera, D'Urville Island, Elie Bay and Northwest Bay.
The Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve offers visitors the opportunity to relax and enjoy forest and river scenery, in one of the last stands of river flat forest in Marlborough. The reserve is located midway between Blenheim and Nelson, on SH6, 18 km west of Havelock.
Mobile-friendly - Picton's Waikawa Bay Kiwi Holiday Park is just 4 kms from Picton (five minutes by car) on the sunny side, overlooking tranquil Waikawa Bay. We have a very pleasant swimming beach and children's play area. Accommodation to suit most needs and budgets including motel units, tourist flats, cabins and camping. VIP Member Discount with Kiwi Holiday Parks
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