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“A Must See and Experience”
Review of Marlborough Sounds

Marlborough Sounds
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$116.99*
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Half-Day Dolphin Eco-Tour from Picton
Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Picton
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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“A Must See and Experience”
Reviewed December 4, 2012

We are so lucky to have such a beautiful country and this area is well worth exploring. Plenty to do and the scenery is breathtaking. Well worth a visit or longer stay if you can.

Visited November 2012
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“Gorgeous scenery from the Picton Ferry”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

We took the ferry from Picton to Wellington. It was gorgeous. Bring a coat and ear muffs so you can sit on the bow of the ferry and watch the dolphins swimming beside you!

Visited November 2012
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Auckland
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“A truly magical place”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

Well, I don't think that Marlborough Sounds need to be advertised. Just like many places in New Zealand it has a fairy tale feel about it. Make sure you do Queen Charlotte track and stay in one of many beautiful bays. There several companies that can handle your luggage picking it up and dropping it off at your accommodation so you can travel light.
Another great place to visit nearby is vineyards in Renwick where I recommend to stay 'cause you wouldn't want to be driving after all the wine tasting.

Visited March 2012
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“Great wine tour”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Spent lovely half day with Marlborough Sounds company, definitely worth a trip! Visitation least 4 vineyards, lots of tastings, great afternoon!

Visited November 2012
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Palmerston North
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“The voyage throught the sounds was a spectacular journey unequal to anywhere in the world”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

You just have to be there to appreciate. Do It now.
The views of the landscape and the scenery are not found anywhere else in the world.
If you are lucky you may see some dolphins at play aroud the vessel.
The comfort of the Ferry is as well worth the journey, to and from Picton, and you can have the convenience of having your car at your destination with no hassle.

Visited March 2012
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