Marlborough Seafood Cruise - 3.5 Hours

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Highlights & inclusions

3.5 hour seafood cruise
Wonderful views of Marlborough Sounds
Fresh local oysters and salmon
Spacious, luxurious vessel
Entry to salmon farm
Tour operates daily October-April
or 4 payments of $34.50 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Tue, Jul 23, 2024

What you can expect

Delight both your eyes and your tastebuds with this lunch cruise on the stunning Marlborough Sounds that includes delicious fresh local seafood! Departing from Picton, on this cruise over the course of 3.5 hours you'll get an up-close look at the wonderful nature of the famed Queen Charlotte Sound aboard a luxurious cruising vessel, providing ample time to relax and enjoy the sights while indulging in a range of fresh seafood which the Marlborough region is famous for. Kick back and dine on fresh Tio Point oysters, Regal Salmon and more while sampling a glass or three of delicious Sauvignon Blanc which compliments the food perfectly as the greenery and deep blue waters of the Sound surround you in every direction.

During the trip you'll pay a visit to a Marlborough salmon farm where you'll gain insight into the operation process, and learn more about the structure and environment of the Marlborough Sounds along the way. While on the boat, enjoy your choice of either the indoor or outdoor areas to ensure you're as comfortable as you like during the trip. An outstanding overall way to see this wonderful part of New Zealand while sampling delicious food, book yourself a Marlborough Seafood Cruise online today.


What you need to know

  • Cruise of Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui
  • Tasting of freshly prepared seafood including King salmon,
  • Greenshell mussels and clams
  • Glass of sauvignon blanc
  • Take in the stunning and unique nature beauty of Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui from our 14m premium vessel.
  • Learn about Marlborough’s thriving aquaculture industry from our knowledgeable crew – cruise past an aquaculture farm.
  • Sample fresh local seafood matched with delicious Marlborough sauvignon blanc.
  • Keep an eye out for local wildlife including seals, dolphins and birds.
  • Tours depart at 1.30pm and return at 5pm
  • Check-in: Oct – Apr: 1.15pm
  • Check-in: May – Sept: 12.45pm
  • Tours operate May – September 2023: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun; October 2023 – April 2024: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
  • Please allow 3 hours for this experience
  • Tours depart from Picton Town Wharf 6, located at the East end of the Picton waterfront, near the private vessel marina
  • There is a carpark nearby
What To Bring
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Light windbreaker jacket, in case there is a chilly sea breeze
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of purchase
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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