Water activity

Picton and Marlborough Sounds: Seafood Odyssea Cruise

4.9 / 5

10 reviews

Activity provider: Marlborough Tour Company

Picton and Marlborough Sounds: Seafood Odyssea Cruise

Activity provider: Marlborough Tour Company

From US$ 97.14 per person

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Sound, departing from Picton. Learn about aquaculture in the Marlborough Sounds, sample fresh seafood and enjoy the scenery.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Cruise the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound in the stunning Marlborough Sounds
  • Enjoy some locally grown, fresh seafood, paired with Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
  • Learn about marine farming in the Marlborough Sounds
  • Take in the gorgeous scenery as you cruise across the pristine waters
Full description
Stroll aboard the vessel at Picton Marina to cruise the pristine waters of the Marlborough Sounds. Indulge in some fresh, locally-caught seafood, including Regal salmon, Cloudy Bay clams and Greenshell mussels, perfectly paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the ultimate food/wine match.  Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Sound while cruising aboard our luxury launch, and learn about the local history and marine farming industry. Make use of the on board licensed bar, serving a good range of Marlborough wines, along with beers, juice and bottled water. A range of light snacks, including chips and peanuts, are available to purchase. Enjoy the boat's indoor and outdoor areas for views of the forested hills and clear blue waters from different perspectives. Then, journey back to Picton Marina for an estimated arrival time of 16:30.  
  • Cruise aboard our vessel
  • Fresh local seafood
  • A glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
  • Commentary
  • Tea, coffee and water
  • Beverages and food, other than those mentioned
  • Transportation to Picton

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Meeting point

Town Wharf #6, Picton Marina

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The vessel is docked at Town Wharf #6 at Picton Marina. Drive towards the marina on the east end of Picton water and park in the marina carpark. Look for the high curved 'coathanger' bridge, and the vessel is parked just to the left.
  • Please arrive to check-in by 1:15 PM for the 1:30 PM departure
  • Eftpos, Visa, and MasterCard can be used onboard the boat at the licensed bar
  • The cruises run with a minimum of 4 people
  • You will need to contact the local partner upon booking to confirm the best date to join a cruise, based on the number of guests booked.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 10 reviews

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Summer, our guide, was warm and friendly and made our afternoon so pleasant under a gorgeous sky atop an otherworldly water.

December 27, 2022

October 20, 2021

Modern and comfortable boat. Informative and super friendly staff. Delicious seafood. Wonderful relaxing scenic trip. Perfect kiwi experience.

March 28, 2021

Product ID: 118357