Activities in Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand. Marlborough Sounds, NZ Activities types include: Air, Helicopter & Balloon, Cruises, Sailing & Water, Cultural & Theme, Day Trips & Excursions, Family Friendly, Food, Wine & Nightlife, Luxury & Special Occasions, Multi-day & Extended, Outdoor Activities.

Marlborough Sounds New Zealand Activities

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Day Trips & Excursions (5)
Family Friendly (2)
Food, Wine & Nightlife (15)
Luxury & Special Occasions (1)
Multi-day & Extended (3)
Outdoor Activities (25)
Shore Excursions (5)
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Walking & Biking (4)
Water Sports (9)

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Picton Shore Excursion: Gondola Hill 4WD Tour

Picton Shore Excursion: Gondola Hill 4WD Tour

4WD Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $75.00 per person

Travel with a small group by 4WD to the top of Gondola Hill for a sweeping panoramic view of Picton. This shore excursion provides cruise ship passengers with a quick look at the many waterways of the stunning Marlborough Sounds. You'll learn about the natural landmarks from your guide. More...

Up Close Encounter of Amazing New Zealand Creatures and Behind the Scenes Tour

Up Close Encounter of Amazing New Zealand Creatures and Behind the Scenes Tour

Family Friendly - Picton - Starting from $39.00 per person

Up Close Encounters (up close face to face)* and Behind the Scenes (where our staff go)* Tour (1 hour)
Go behind the scenes at EcoWorld Aquarium & Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, get up close and very personal with some of New Zealand's extraordinary creatures up-close.
Up Close Encounters provides you with a one of a kind experience by combining exclusive creature encounters with intimate guide interactions with EcoWorld’s knowledgeable staff. 
•Tuataras - New Zealand’s very rare... More...

Marlborough Sounds Day Visit to Lochmara

Marlborough Sounds Day Visit to Lochmara

Day Tour - Picton - Starting from $60.00 per person

Spend the day or a few hours at Lochmara in the Queen Charlotte Sound. Enjoy a 15 minute cruise over to Lochmara and choose from an array of activities, including a self guided walk around our 11 acre property with interpretation panels on the native flora and fauna, for those fit walkers we have a 3.5 km access track to the Queen Charlotte track, participate in the daily hand-feeding on animals including the Kakariki (native parakeet) and join a guided tour (additional fee applies) of the... More...

Private Tour: Marlborough Winter Wine and Scenic Tour from Picton

Private Tour: Marlborough Winter Wine and Scenic Tour from Picton

Wine Tour - Picton - Starting from $340.00 per person

A private winter wine and scenic tour departing Picton at 10:20am and returning at 4:30pm is the perfect option for discovering Marlborough which has the record for the longest sunshine hours in New Zealand. There are plenty of sensational wines, gourmet delights and stunning scenic landscapes all year round for you to enjoy. Indoor and outdoor itineraries are custom made to suit your day. Travel in comfort with your tour guide, a local owner with experience and knowledge to share. Relax and... More...


Wildlife Island Sanctuary (Motuara ) and Dolphin Cruise from Picton

Wildlife Island Sanctuary (Motuara ) and Dolphin Cruise from Picton

Wildlife - Picton - Starting from $99.00 per person

The best experience in Marlborough. This tour offers an amazing, fully-guided experience wildlife. A small-group tour to view some of New Zealand’s spectacular wildlife. Visit Motuara Island and cruise the majestic Queen Charlotte sound. Water, wilderness and wildlife. You will have the opportunity to see multiple species of wildlife, including rare sea birds, marine mammals and endangered land birds. Led by enthusiastic Marine Biologists, you will be given the possibility of viewing five... More...

Full-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Trip from Anakiwa

Full-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Trip from Anakiwa

Kayaking - Anakiwa - Starting from $130.00 per person

This full-day sea kayaking trip provides the opportunity to explore more of the Sounds’ secluded beaches and paddle beneath pristine native bush. Your guide will find one of the many beautiful beaches to stop for a delicious homemade picnic lunch. Returning to Anakiwa your guide will do their best to take you a different way home so you never have to paddle the same coast twice.

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Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock

Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock

Sightseeing Cruise - Picton - Starting from $135.00 per person

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds, at the top of New Zealand's South Island, with this indulgent Greenshell Mussel Cruise. The cruise features freshly steamed mussels paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the ultimate wine/food match. Relax and unwind while you cruise the tranquil Pelorus Sound and Kenepuru Sound aboard our luxury launch MV Spirit on this half-day tour, departing Havelock. Learn about local history, visit a mussel farm and take in the stunning... More...

Scenic Wellington Helicopter Flight

Scenic Wellington Helicopter Flight

Helicopter Tour - Wellington - Starting from $120.00 per person

Moments after boarding your helicopter you will ascend from the heart of the capital city on a short but exhilarating flight. In an instant, the Wellington landscape is brought into perspective. You will have a unique bird's eye view of the stunning landscape dotted with iconic buildings such as Te Papa, the Beehive and the Cake Tin. Weather permitting you will be treated to views of the Marlborough Sounds and upper South Island. 9-minute flight. More...

Bay of Many Coves Helicopter Tour with 3-Course Lunch from Wellington

Bay of Many Coves Helicopter Tour with 3-Course Lunch from Wellington

Helicopter Tour - Wellington - Starting from $695.00 per person

Deep in the Marlborough Sounds, Bay of Many Coves, a 5-star luxury resort, offers perfect seclusion in a pristine natural environment. Enjoy a helicopter journey to discover world-class cuisine, stunning scenery, adventure, romance and a sense of relaxation you could only dream of. Please allow 3-hours for this tour. 3-course meal and glass of wine included.

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17-Day New Zealand Adventure Tour - Auckland to Christchurch

17-Day New Zealand Adventure Tour - Auckland to Christchurch

Multi-day Tour - Franz Josef - Starting from $3935.00 per person

This 17-day small group adventure tour is guaranteed to take you further off the beaten track around New Zealand. Departing from Auckland you will visit Hahei on the Coromandel Peninsula, Raglan and its famous black sand beaches. Stop at the spectacular Waitomo Caves and don't miss world-famous Hobbiton. Get adventurous in Rotorua before heading to Blue Duck Station, a farm with an inspiring conservation mission. You'll visit Lake Aniwhenua to learn more about Maori culture. You’ll get the... More...

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Lochmara LodgeLochmara Lodge - Lodge.

Conveniently accessible by water taxi from Picton, Lochmara Lodge offers exclusive accommodation surrounded by native...

Marlborough Sounds Cruise from PictonMarlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton - Sightseeing Cruise - Picton. Starting from $87.00 per person.

Visit Ship Cove on a morning boat cruise that explores the Marlborough Sounds, a broad network of waterways that makes...

 

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