Experience a truly once in a lifetime encounter and swim with the dolphins at Marlborough Sounds. Get a truly remarkable opportunity to meet and play with wild dolphin species right in the water. Start with a journey over water to where the dolphin pods are located, your highly qualified guide will give you a detailed and informative explanation about these intelligent, playful creatures and what you can do to continue supporting their ecosystem. Your swim will take you to meet a myriad of species, such as the Hector, common, dusky, and bottlenose dolphins.
Seafood lovers hoping to sample some of the freshest, most delicious local delicacies of the Queen Charlotte Sound will enjoy themselves on the Seafood Odyssea Cruise. Departing from Picton, you'll head onto your Catamaran on a three and a half hour cruise on the picturesque Queen Charlotte Sounds. Keep a lookout as you pass by a salmon farm and get to learn about aquaculture from your friendly skipper and crew. But the highlight will be tasting the Regal Salmon, Cloudy Bay Clams and Greenshell Mussels, some of the location's finest seafood.
Experience the tranquil beauty of Marlborough Sounds in this luxurious day cruise. Set sail on an afternoon cruise across the pristine waters of Pelorus and Kenepuru Sound. Gaze in awe at the breathtaking views of the surrounding rolling hills and mountains. Sample the local greenshell mussels fresh from a local mussel farm where you'll hear all about their farming techniques. You'll pair this delicacy with a cool Sauvignon Blanc, famously from Marlborough and perfect for the setting. This is a great way to get a feel for this area of New Zealand's South Island, highlighting the best it has to offer.