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Beachcomber Cruises

Picton, New Zealand
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About Beachcomber Cruises
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 Cruises is a gold Qualmark endorsed visitor activity.
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deanculhane wrote a review 2 Jul
Tauranga, New Zealand7 contributions
Had a great time on the mail run with captain Phil his commentary was great we got to see dolphins and penguins it was a lovely day for it and a must do if your in Picton
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Response from BeachcomberPicton, Front Office Manager at Beachcomber Cruises
Responded 1 week ago
Hi deanculhane Thank you for your review, we are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your time on the Mail Run with Phil. We hope to see you back in Picton again sometime soon Many Thanks
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Michele E wrote a review Jun 2021
Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions
Great tour on the mail boat cruise. Got to see dolphins and seals. Day was perfect for June. I would love to came back and do again.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Response from BeachcomberPicton, Front Office Manager at Beachcomber Cruises
Responded 16 Jun 2021
Thank you for your great review. We are happy to hear you got to experience the local wildlife whilst on our Mail Boat Cruise. We hope to see you back again soon. Thanks, Beachcomber Cruises
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Marie-Christine G wrote a review Jun 2021
Ruby Bay, New Zealand87 contributions9 helpful votes
Great captain Phil-very knowledgeable and friendly. Good customer service in the office too. Lovely day out with tea-recommend bringing your lunch or snacks. Stop at Furneaux Lodge was great-bring some money or credit cards with you. Would highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Sandra B wrote a review May 2021
Wellington, New Zealand6 contributions1 helpful vote
If you do nothing else in Picton, you have to take this cruise. It was such a treat. Captain Phil was friendly and knowledgeable. Beautiful scenery, and plenty of viewing options on board. Exciting to see the locals and if you're lucky, their doggies to meet you as the mails delivered. As there wasn't as much mail, some passengers were dropped off at Endeavor inlet to walk 25 minutes of the Queen Charlotte track while the rest of us met them at Furneaux Lodge. Fantastic outlook and a drink and nibbles went down well. A must do activity, I'd highly recommended to all. Thanks very much.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from BeachcomberPicton, Front Office Manager at Beachcomber Cruises
Responded 19 May 2021
Hi there, Thank you so much for your awesome review! We are really glad you enjoyed your mail boat experience with us. Everyday is different in the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sounds and we love sharing it with people like yourselves. Thank you for your support. Beachcomber Cruises.
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Tourist Robyn wrote a review May 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
I cannot rate this experience highly enough. Ryan did an excellent job as skipper. He was friendly, courteous and provided an outstanding commentary on the history and current activities relating to quite a number of locations in the Marlborough Sounds. Highly recommended if you have an afternoon to spare on a nice day.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from BeachcomberPicton, Front Office Manager at Beachcomber Cruises
Responded 19 May 2021
Hi Robyn, Thank you for your awesome review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We strive to provide the best experience we can. Beachcomber Cruises.
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