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Marlborough Sounds

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Address: Picton, New Zealand
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+64 3-577 5587
08:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:30
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I took a boat ride through the sounds!!! Amazingingly beautiful while I was drinking a nice, Marlborough wine!!!!!!!

Reviewed 3 days ago
gary c
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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689 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took a boat ride through the sounds!!! Amazingingly beautiful while I was drinking a nice, Marlborough wine!!!!!!!

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Silao, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this sounds !!! Majestic place we were on a yate tasting delicious wines and eating mussels .

Thank MariitaMx
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the adventurers and to the peace and quiet! Kayaking hire facility's trips on the water tours dolphin sighting

Thank Victor H
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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309 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the mail delivery cruise and it was excellent. The skipper/driver/postman was informative throughout the trip and ensured we learned a lot about the area. I even delivered the post and importantly fed the local dogs at each drop off point.

1 Thank Salcheltenham
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picturesque, wonderful place for leisurely days outing Boat comfortable and roomy, up stairs and inside

1 Thank denise r
Whangarei, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning scenery with amazing views around each of the bays. A nice cruise. Nowhere near as breathtaking or stunning as Milford Sounds but worth a trip out. We took the mail cruise which went into smaller bays and go us closer to where the locals live. A great day out!

1 Thank aimkel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nature's grandeur, right on the edge of a major wine-growing region. What's not to like? You can be as active or as sedentary as you like, but don't miss this.

1 Thank SFTheaterDistrict
Hope Island, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and peaceful scenery. We were on a cruise and it was just gorgeous. We were lucky to have clear weather so we could really enjoy even minute of the trip in and out of the sounds.

Thank traveller77722
Seneca, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We left Picton on a foggy but still day. This really is a beautiful place. Most of the mountains are covered with trees. The ferry is the perfect way to see the sound all the way to the ocean. We had a beautiful day so it was a great trip though much of the sound.

Thank Bill Y
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Took a ride on a boat out into the Marlborough Sound. Smooth water and dolphins as well. Lovely Vistas on every side.

Thank Neville S

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