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Full-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from Picton provided by Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company - Day Tours

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Full-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from Picton

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For anyone who loves to sea kayak, this paddling adventure from Picton lets you spend a full day on the water. Follow a guide across the picturesque harbor into the Grove Arm of Queen Charlotte Sound. Morning tea and lunch are served at a remote beach. Search for seals, nesting cormorants, and other native wildlife.
  • Kayaking tour of Queen Charlotte Sound, departing from Picton
  • Full-day itinerary lets you maximize time on the water
  • Guided commentary and lunch stops provided
  • Great introduction to the Marlborough Sounds
Important Information
Departure Point
4 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All necessary equipment
  • Local taxes
  • Lunch
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • There are no exclusions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers (we can cater to younger children minimum age 10 years upon inquiry)
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required (please enquire if travelling on your own, as there may be others booked on)
  • We are happy to collect you from your accommodation in Picton with prior arrangement. We are unable to pick up from Blenheim
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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aprilinparia wrote a review Nov 2019
Paris, France76 contributions10 helpful votes
Today we had the pleasure of being part of George's kayaking adventure through Queen Charlotte Sound! George was informative, funny, a great teacher, guide and picnic provider. He really made our day one to remember. It rained, the sun shone, we saw lots of wildlife and George
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Date of experience: November 2019
Chris H wrote a review Oct 2019
England, United Kingdom64 contributions14 helpful votes
Kayaked the Queen Charlotte Sound with one of the guides - a great trip. Informative and friendly, we had a great time. Equipment was all top notch too. Worth doing.
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eagraham wrote a review Apr 2019
Toronto, Canada23 contributions
We had an awesome day on Grove Arm, cloudless, calm and fairly quiet boat traffic. The guide was knowledgeable about the flora and fauna in the area, and very flexible with the agenda other than the times to be at the pick up points. We dropped the half-day folks off after
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Date of experience: April 2019
JustDavid55 wrote a review Mar 2019
Birmingham, United Kingdom27 contributions12 helpful votes
A great days kayaking, something we'd only ever done once before. Our guide, Alice, was excellent, very knowledgeable, and tailored the experience (there were only the two of us) to take in as much as possible both from sightseeing and coping with/minimising the effects of the
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Date of experience: January 2019
An V wrote a review Mar 2019
50 contributions16 helpful votes
Challenging trip against the wind. The guide was able to adjust it to maximize our safety. Access to wonderful beaches. Lovely meals. Very good organisation.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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By: Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company - Day Tours
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Four 74+ year olds did this fantastic walk in January. It was overall harder than we expected and the first day t
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Queen Charlotte Track 5 day tour
We did the independent 5 day walk of the Queen Charlotte Track with the Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company. It wa
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Queen Charlotte Track. More challenging than guidebooks would suggest
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Queen Charlotte Track walk
We really enjoyed the scenery on the walk, though there was some discussion about how far we had actually walked on
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Amazing 4 Day Walk n Paddle
We had an amazing 4 day walk / paddle with MSAC. The accommodation, dining was absolutely first class including lun
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Jim S
4 Day Queen Charlotte walk
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Magic location and great experience
A very professional company and a great way to spend a day in Marlborough. We did the half day sea kayak and half d
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Five Day Guided QCT
Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company is outstanding. Incredibly well-organized, accommodating, and conscientious. W
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Kayak adventure
I booked this kayaking day tour for my partner and I as it was highly rated and I wanted to get out of my comfort z
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2 day walk and 2 day kayak guided trip
I selected a two day hike and 2 day kayak trip as I really liked the thought of mixed activities! This turned out t
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Queen Charlotte Track 5 day guided.
As a group of 54 - 72 year old walkers, we found this walk quite challenging in parts, there are a lot of hills!! T
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2 day kayaking trip
We booked the 2 day kayaking trip that involved Morven (scottish) ☺️. Our instructor taking us out on the first day
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Wonderful kayaking adventure, great guide!
We loved our kayaking trip with the Marlborough Sounds Adventure Co! Spencer was our guide and she was fantastic! F
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David C
A great trip - that didn't happen.
I'm submitting this review because the booking/planning experience can be just as important as the actual tour. We
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Multi day kayaking
We rented kayaks for 5 days to go camping in the sounds. These guys offer such a great service. Everything was rea
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Key Details
  • Marlborough Sounds, Queen Charlotte Sound, and 1 more
  • Duration: 7h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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