Cougar Line

Boat Cruises / Queen Charlotte Sound

Cougar Line operates from new premises on London Quay in the Picton. Cougar Line offers an award winning experience in the Marlborough Sounds voted #1 Water Taxi service in NZ 2009 and 2010.
Operating a scheduled, reliable service every day except Christmas Day.An on demand service is also available.We cater for conference groups,schools, meetings,weddings and celebrations. Our Bus,Boat, Barbeque cruises are customised individually to suit.
Cougar Line is the main transportation company transferring walkers to and from any point along The Queen Charlotte Track daily. Multi day options all have free luggage transfers(no restriction) and optional free transfer across Endeavour Inlet.
Glorious day trip options include our iconic 3 hour Sounds Delivery Cruise.Our skippers will point out areas of interest including local history and natural features. Bring your camera for the abundant wildlife - seals, penguins , spotted shags and many other native birds. Our marine mammal watch permit enables us to interact with dolphins who love to ride on our bow wave.Free tea and coffee on board and also a licensed bar offers local wines and beers.Experience the charm of remote NZ as we drop off fresh supplies to homes, resorts and hideaways.
Stop off at a resort for lunch or pack a picnic and hop off at Ship Cove for a glimpse of our early explorer history.
Take a twilight Salmon and Sauvignon Cruise on a summer evening. We provide a complimentary glass of local Sauvignon Blanc as we sweep into secluded bays.
For those who like to be active on holiday take a day walk on the spectacular Queen Charlotte Track. Our Cruise and Walk options suit walkers of all ages and fitness levels. Upgrade your experience with a vist first to Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary. Our Earlybird Eco tour departs at 8:00am the birdsong that greets you when you land on the island is one of the richest you will find in New Zealand.
Our friendly office staff and skippers are happy to assist you.

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P O Box 238 Picton

Phone: 03 5737925
Fax: 03 5737926

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From $80.00 to $90.00

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Cruise, Walk & Lunch at Furneaux Lodge

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Departure time from Picton is at 8.00am every day.
We will drop you off at Resolution Bay; from there you walk the two to three hours walk to Furneaux Lodge. At the Lodge you get to choose a main meal from the lunch menu.
The return pickup will be at 3.00pm, arrival time back in Picton will be at approximately 4.30pm. The cost is $90.00 per person return including lunch.

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