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Beachcomber Cruises

Freedom Walk - Torea Bay to Mistletoe Bay

Get the best of both worlds, fantastic views over both the Queen Charlotte and Kenepuru Sounds.

Bring your lunch, your camera and wear good walking shoes. Depart our base in Picton and cruise over to Torea Bay. En-route relax and enjoy the scenery of the Marlborough Sounds. Disembark at Torea to explore 8kms of the Queen Charlotte Walkway. Along the track look out for the native wildlife.

Near the end of the walk the track drops down into the native forest of tree ferns and beech trees undisturbed except for the call of the Tui's and Bellbirds.

Duration: 7.8kms, approximately 2.5-3 hours
Departs Picton @ 9.30am (9am from 01Sep)
Pick Up Mistletoe Bay @ 3.00pm
Arrive Picton @ 4.30pm

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Dolphin Watch & Nature Tours LTD

Dolphin Viewing Cruise

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%.
Fares
Adult Dolphin View - $99
Child Dolphin View -$60 (5-15yrs)
Infants Free (0-4yrs)
Duration - 2-4 hours, depending on where the dolphins are.

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Driftwood Ecotours

Meet the Royal Spoonbill Tour

Two hour easy kayak tour (suitable for families and beginners)

Now is your chance to meet the royal spoonbills in their home on the Wairau and Opawa Rivers! These stunning birds will be dressed up in their breeding plumage. They make a great photographic study.
The spoonbill safari will be a two hour guided trip by Kayak departing from the end of Dillon's Point Road, Blenheim.

Local wildlife photographer Will Parsons can give you tips on photographing birds in their natural environment. You may be lucky enough to site some of the amazing bar tailed godwit who have recently returned from the Arctic Circle.

Two hour easy kayak tour (suitable for families and beginners)

Now is your chance to meet the royal spoonbills in their home on the Wairau and Opawa Rivers! These stunning birds will be dressed up in their breeding plumage. They make a great photographic study.
The spoonbill safari will be a two hour guided trip by Kayak departing from the end of Dillon's Point Road, Blenheim.

Local wildlife photographer Will Parsons can give you tips on photographing birds in their natural environment. You may be lucky enough to site some of the amazing bar tailed godwit who have recently returned from the Arctic Circle.

FEATURES OF TOUR:

Age suitability: All persons under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children must be six or older and be able to swim.

Kayaks: Double kayaks are available and chosen for their stability.

Experience: No past kayaking experience required.

TRIP INCLDUES:

All kayaking gear including life vest. Driftwood is an audited tourism provider.

Short lesson on basic kayak skills. You won't be left behind, you will have help and support all the way.

A two hour water safari with a guide knowledgeable to the area.

Close encounters with waders and other wetland birds, other wildlife maybe identified such as stoats, trout, whitebait, water rats and white baiters!

You can bring your own picnic to share either before or after the tour. You can meet our alpaca family too.

Prizes! For each tour we draw one lucky person who will win one of our cool Driftwood Bandanas.

There are limited kayaks so book now to avid disappointment.

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EcoWorld Aquarium

Standard Admission

All Day Pass to EcoWorld Aquarium, valid for 7 days from date of purchase. Under 3 years of age FREE.

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Lochmara Lodge Wildlife Recovery and Arts Centre

9.00am Early Bird Cruise

A whirlwind morning trip

-9am cruise to Lochmara
-Spot native birds on the nature trail
-Stroll through the art exhibition spaces
-Enjoy a fabulous breakfast overlooking the bay
-11am depart Lochmara (arrive Picton 11.20).

$35 adult / $20 Child (breakfast not included)

Note:
Reporting time is 10 minutes before departure, directly to the boat, Dreamcatcher, .
One way trip is approx 15 minutes.

Lochmara is closed from June 3rd until September 26th 2014

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