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Cougar Line

London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3 5737925
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Ranked #4 of 19 Activities in Picton
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: 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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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We used Cougar Line as a our form of transport for the Queen Charlotte Walk. Their service was great. On our way to Ship Cove, our driver pointed out key areas of interest, provided us information about the track and also stopped for us to take photos of the seals. Overall a great experience and would recommend as a great... More

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Nice boat taxi. Good "driver". told us all about the trip as we went along. Very chearful guy. A really goo way of getting around to all the inlets a bays.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

While riding the Queen Charlotte track, we phoned them as we were needing a spare part from a bike shop (chain link)...they provided the number of the bike rental next door and then went over to them while we called. After a few minutes we had a spare part and it was on the next boat out of Picton to... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We booked a water taxi to get to Queen Charlotte track.. The price was fair for a taxi. It wasn't until we got on board that we realized how lucky we were.. The boat's skipper, a talented sailor named Richard gave us wonderfully detailed description of the area and its sea life. He slowed down where dolphins swim and gave... More

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Bacchus Marsh Australia
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8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

I took a party of 24 on a specially charted BBQ lunch cruise, Jill (the owner) brought down to the wharf her little Austin 7 "Matilda" while we all arrived in our Austin-Healey sports cars. Lovely welcoming sign for our group. Linda our Chef and caterer loaded the goodies on board and Bill the Skipper kept us informed along the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Nice big comfortable boat transported our group and luggage to Ships Cove for our Queen Charlotte track walk. Courteous, helpful and friendly staff went the extra mile to assist us and our belongings were always where they were supposed to be. All in all a very pleasant experience in The Marlborough Sounds. Thanks Cougar Line.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

What a great service that Cougar line provides/provided our family as we did the Queen Charlotte Track. We had to switch deliver points (for packs) and pick up times due to kids ability to do parts of the trail, as well as weather. We finished the track, but the Cougar lines folks made it a really enjoyable experience. Thanks guys/gals!

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We used Cougar Line services for our wedding day in November :) They transported 70 of our guests to Kumotototo bay on sounds adventure :)) they even put up lovely balloons in the boat for us and couldn't do enough for us :)) they even stored all our stuff for us so we could pick it up the next day.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Easy to book. Our car broke down outside the office in Picton. Everyone was helpful and friendly. We hopped on the taxi and left the staff to arrange for our car to be towed. Service over and above what is expected. Thank you.

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Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We travelled to and from Picton to the Bay of Many Coves Resort. When facing a possible cyclone for the return journey they put on the largest possible boat but all was well. They kindly dropped us off at the Interislander terminal so that we did not have to take the 10 minute walk from their terminal in the pouring... More

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