Kenepuru Water Taxi

Ferries & Water Transport / Kenepuru Sound

Owner operators of Kenepuru Water Taxi, Pete Bigley & Ann Bigley-Scott are based in Kenepuru Sound & with their local knowledge & personal service, they can help you organise your travel & tour requirements.

Transfers to & from Raetihi Lodge, Hopewell Lodge & other destinations within the Kenepuru Sound.
Torea Bay to Portage wharf , by licensed private passenger van. Then from Portage wharf in our boat, “Kenepuru 1”. This service connects with Water Taxi's from Picton who operate between Picton & Torea Bay. We can organise this for you as well, when you book with us.
Portage wharf or Te Mahia wharf – by “Kenepuru 1” to your destination.
Havelock - by “Kenepuru 1” to your destination.

Tour the Kenepuru – Hear about the history, lifestyles, historic shipwreck & visit our mussel farm & get complimentary mussels. Individual tours are tailored to suit your needs. As our boat can get in close, there's a great opportunity to photograph a colony of shags, & the Native bush in the beautiful & unique Kenepuru Sound.

Dinner & Lunch transfers across the sound. Also possible to combine transfers with a tour on your way.

Queen Charlotte Track – pick-ups & drop-offs at Portage / Te Mahia, to enable you to walk this section of the track. Or else take a break, and stop at Raetihi or Hopewell for a day or two, before continuing your walk.

Nopera Bay golf Course – we can organise your day of golf at Nopera. Club hire available by arrangement.

Ann comes from one of the first families to settle in the Sounds (5th generation Sounds resident) and Pete has a life long interest in the Sounds also. Together they can help make your stay in the Kenepuru the trip of a life time.

All bookings are essential.