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Cruise from Picton to historical Ship Cove, where Captain Cook and his crew anchored five times during the 1770's. We go ashore here to explore before heading to Resolution Bay to feed the pet fish. Then cruise onto Endeavour Inlet to view Furneaux Lodge and Punga Cove Resort before returning to Picton.
* 15 minutes ashore at Historical Ship Cove
* Feeding the pet fish in Resolution Bay
Departs daily @ 9.30am
Check-in @ 9am
Dolphin Viewing - Our Dolphin tours provide a wonderful opportunity to view dolphins in calm and sheltered waters. You can expect to encounter bottlenose, dusky and rare Hector's dolphins. We also visit NZ fur seals and spot a variety of seabirds like blue penguins, Gannets and Shags on the water. Our knowledgeable skipper and guide will provide you with an informed and interesting commentary on the wildlife encountered along with local history of the Marlborough Sounds. Our success rate in finding dolphin is 95%.
Adult Dolphin View - $99
Child Dolphin View -$60 (5-15yrs)
Infants Free (0-4yrs)
Duration - 2-4 hours, depending on where the dolphins are.
A one hour scenic tour of Picton by mini bus, you will be given a brief history of Picton by your driver, from the arrival of Polynesians to the early European settlers. These are fascinating stories of improvisation and boldness under adversity, such as tales of explorer Captain Cook and the rise and fall of the whaling industry.
The mini tour culminates in a breath taking view of the harbor and Marlborough Sounds from a hill top. This is a wonderful place to see your cruise ship in dock and a great photo opportunity.
Take a trip of a lifetime in the Marlborough high country. The Molesworth overnight experience tour is an off the beaten track in comfort tour, meet local farmers, learn about farming history, with your friendly local guide, enjoy a rejuvenating time away in the beautiful South Island back country
Relax and enjoy the sights and attractions of the stunning Awatere Valley on the way to Molesworth Station. Meet a third generation high country farmer over a cuppa and chat in the homestead kitchen. Enjoy hearing the tales from the past from your friendly tour guide, discover what makes the high country and Molesworth so special. Enjoy an overnight stay in Hanmer Springs in quality accommodation before experiencing the beauty of the remote and ruggard Rainbow Station.