Like with Kayaking, cruising is another way to explore and experience the stunning Marlborough Sounds. Jump onto a beautiful private luxury cruise, and let the crew handle the rest. Sit back and relax as you cruise the endless bays and coves of the Marlborough Sounds, a fabulous enclosed waterway offering over 1,500 kilometres of coastline - that’s 10% of New Zealand’s seashore.

With our luxury cruise package, stunning scenery, sedate cruising, bush walks, swimming, fishing, and perhaps a chance encounter with wildlife and birdlife await you. Enjoy the excellent hospitality, and indulge on the wonderful Marlborough wine and food.

Cruise the days away, relax and immerse yourself in the scenery, learn the history and enjoy the stories. Understated luxury for the discerning cruiser this vessel offers stylish surrounds with all of the luxury comforts you’d expect. Modern, beautifully appointed, and fully equipped with every safety feature, the Tarquin offers sumptuous accommodation over 3 ensuited cabins.

The luxury walk & cruise package includes 3 nights' accommodation onboard a private luxury cruise, all meals and house beverage, private guided walks each day with an experienced and knowledgeable guide (for private guided package), all transport and return transfers from/to Picton. Combining the best hiking routes with acclaimed private cruise, this experience represents the ultimate in luxury in the Marlborough Sounds.

This package is a very popular option to choose either before or after walking or cycling along the Queen Charlotte Track. Glide along the crystal clear water you can see from the track, and find a peace like you've never known.