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Beachcomber Cruises

The Waterfront | Corner of London Quay & Wellington St, Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-573 6175
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Family owned and operated, Beachcomber Fun Cruises is one of the major operators on the Queen Charlotte Track and take great pleasure in offering a selection of boat trips through the beautiful Marlborough Sounds - these include their world famous Magic Mail Run and a host of Scenic Cruises, easy and quick day trips are covered with their lunch'n'cruises. They also have a host of flexible trips that let customers explore the wonderful Queen Charlotte Track. Beachcomber Fun Cruises is a Qualmark endorsed visitor activity.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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The Waterfront | Corner of London Quay & Wellington St, Picton, New Zealand
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"mail boat"
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"queen charlotte sound"
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"marlborough sounds"
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"top deck"
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"captain phil"
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"great cruise"
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"informative commentary"
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"mailboat run"
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"brilliant trip"
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Great cruise. Julian was very knowledgeable and interesting. We were so lucky to encounter a very large pod of dolphins. The scenery is breathtaking.

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BeachcomberPicton, Front Office Sales at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Heather Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you had an amazing time on the cruise and that the dolphins came to say hello.

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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

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BeachcomberPicton, Reservations at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Fantastic to deal with as we had 10 people, 8 bikes, luggage with drop-offs, pick-ups and transfers. Great staff in the office and on the boats. Everything went smoothly. Great communication. Thanks heaps.

Thank JoBaylis
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BeachcomberPicton, Reservations at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Hi Jo , Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear your group had a wonderful time on the track recently. We understand loads of planning went into this trip! Hope to have you all back out one day soon. Kind Regards,

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

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BeachcomberPicton, Reservations at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

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They have cruises that go for 2hrs in the morning or for 4-5hrs in the afternoon. Definitely back by 530-6pm...
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