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Address: London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 5737925
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Description: Cougar Line offers scheduled daily tours from Picton to the Queen...
Cougar Line offers scheduled daily tours from Picton to the Queen Charlotte Sound and the Queen Charlotte Track. We are the leading water transportation company in the Marlborough Sounds and operate 364 days. 3hr Sounds Delivery Cruises, Eco cruises, Cruise and Walk day trips, Cruise and lunch. These are must do activities for visitors of all ages wishing to explore the beautiful Marlborough region.Free daily luggage transfers for all Queen Charlotte Track walkers and bikers.
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Cool trip, cool captain

Great way to spend the afternoon.All the staff was super friendly especially Fred the Captain. He shared a lot of wonderful insights and pointed out things to see. He talked food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Chicagogirl52
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Great way to spend the afternoon.All the staff was super friendly especially Fred the Captain. He shared a lot of wonderful insights and pointed out things to see. He talked food and shared bits of Kiwilife. We would do the Bay of Many Coves trip with lunch again in a flash. Beautiful!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We used Cougar Lines for our Queen Charlotte track walk - no issues at all, our bags were in good condition and at the destination as arranged every day. Highly recommend.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We recently cycled the Queen Charlotte Walkway and Cougar Line made our trip much easier and more enjoyable. The booking staff were friendly and informative, as were the staff on the boat. The early morning trip on Queen Charlotte Sound was picture perfect and the skipper first spotted and then stopped the boat so we could watch the dolphins -... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Booked for a group of friends travelling to the Queen Charlotte track. Booking made through our accom so easy for us. Friday - good check-in service but full boat with not much room among mountain bikes and other passengers. I was told off by a staff member for using my own cup for the complimentary coffee (after I had asked... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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169 reviews 169 reviews
46 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We used Cougar to take us in and out of our lodge at Bay of Many Coves from Picton and also to take us to points along the Queen Charlotte track to walk the track and then collect us later. We did 7 trips with the various Cougar boats and saw pods of dolphins on two of the trips -... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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111 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Cougar Line gave us a great experience on Queen Charlotte Sound. We did the 5 hour Ship Cove to Furneaux Lodge, half day trek. It was fabulous on the one hour water taxi each way and then an incredible 10KM trek on Queen Charlotte Trek.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had a flight from Blenheim that left one hour after our planned arrival in Picton from Furneaux Lodge. Cougar Line picked us up and managed to get us to the dock where we met a driver who did the 30 minute trip to the airport. The only way we made it was that Cougar line staff (office and ship... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We walked the Queen Charlotte Track and Cougar Line transported us up to Ship Cove and then our bags to each of our stays at Resolution bay, Punga Cove, Portage and then back to Picton. Check in was easy and our bags managed perfectly along the way. Thoroughly enjoyed learning more about the spotted kiwis when we stopped to pick... More 

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South Coast, NSW
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

After arriving in Picton on the cruise ship Voyager of the Seas our shuttle bus delivered us to Picton just in time to join Cougar Line's morning Sound Delivery Cruise. In 3 hours we covered up to 80km of coastline in the Queen Charlotte Sound. Supplies were delivered to resorts & holiday homes & also delivered & picked up passengers.... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We used Cougar Line both for our transfers to and from Bay of Many Coves resort, and also for a day walk along the Queen Charlotte Track, from Resolution Bay to Furneaux Lodge - there was just the right amount of time to complete the walk and then enjoy a well deserved beer at the lodge before we were collected... More 

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