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Picton: Ship Cove Cruise - Queen Charlotte Sound

Experience the very best of what the stunning Queen Charlotte Sounds has to offer with this magical half day cruise exploring the historic Ship Cove.

Highlights

  • Take in the natural beauty of the sounds and its vast array of wildlife aboard the luxury custom built cruise ship as you make your way to Ship Cove
  • Experience the beauty and surrounds of Ship Cove, a favourite anchorage point for Captain Cook's Endeavour!

Departing from the beautiful coastal town of Picton, take in the natural beauty of the sounds and its vast array of wildlife aboard the luxury custom built cruise ship as you make your way to Ship Cove.

The beautiful Ship Cove is steeped in history and was named by Captain James Cook when his ship anchored there and made it his favourite New Zealand base. Your friendly guides will be happy to share their knowledge of this historical area with you and can even show you where Captain Cook made home brew for his crew!

Once you have enjoyed the serenity of Ship Cove your journey will continue on to where is required. We often drop bags to day walkers or have additotnal stops in Bays including the Endeavour Inlet. Experience the very best in cruising with outstanding scenery, abundant wildlife, rich history and friendly personable hosts.

Adult $91.00
Child $55.00 (5-14 years old)
Infant $0.00 (0-4 years old)

Location

  • Departs from Beachcomber Cruises - The Waterfront, Corner of London Quay and Wellington St, Picton.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • IMPORTANT - Please Note: Due to the nature of our trips we have a strict check-in policy. All participants must arrive and check-in at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled trip time. Failure to do so may result in the forfeit of your ticket and will be strictly non-refundable or transferable.

    Hot Deal Specials:The operator in very rare occasions, not withstanding all endeavours, may have to reschedule the time slightly if load requirements dictate and or refund on rare occasions.

    Departures: 9am daily, returning to Picton 12:30pm - 1:00pm

    Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours

  • Ages: Child prices apply to ages 5-14 years old. Infants aged 0-4 years old are free of charge.

    Parking: Car parking can be found at the bottom of Wellington Street and is $5.00 per day, Please pay as you park by entering your number plate in the machine.

Available Bookings from December 04 to December 10

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 4 Dec
Sun 5 Dec
Mon 6 Dec
Tue 7 Dec
Wed 8 Dec
Thu 9 Dec
Fri 10 Dec

  • Adult$91.00
  • Child$55.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$61.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$55.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$91.00
  • Child$55.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$63.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$55.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$87.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$55.00
  • Infant Free

  • Adult$87.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$55.00
  • Infant Free

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.7

37 reviews

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Laura Rust from New Zealand wrote on 21 November 2021

Local

Friendly, professional, personal, prompt service and an interesting commentary onboard.

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anges from New Zealand wrote on 20 November 2021

Perfect way to spent the morning!

Amazing views with great commentary & local knowledge!

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Shannon Walls from New Zealand wrote on 28 October 2021

Good Kiwi Hospitality

Phil was absolutely amazing and adjusted the day with what worked for his passengers. Was lucky to see dolphins 5 times but not sure everyone else saw them. Speakers on back deck need to be turned up a little but other than that a phenomenal experience. Thanks

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sharleenm from New Zealand wrote on 26 October 2021

Great experience

Friendly and knowledgeable hosts. Beautiful views. Comfortable indoor seating with large wide widows but the upstairs outdoor viewing was the place to be. Dolphins, Penguins, weka, just a few of the wildlife spotted, feeding the fish a delightful bonus.

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Nichola Holland from New Zealand wrote on 17 October 2021

Ship Cove Cruise -Picton

Great Scenery and commentary.

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