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Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company - Day Tours

London Quay, Picton 7250, New Zealand
+64 3-573 6078
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London Quay, Picton 7250, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 6078
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"freedom walk"
in 22 reviews
"queen charlotte track"
in 41 reviews
"guide ray"
in 3 reviews
"marlborough sounds"
in 17 reviews
"rented bikes"
in 2 reviews
"highly recommend this excursion"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 7 reviews
"bag transfers"
in 3 reviews
"each morning"
in 2 reviews
"fauna and flora"
in 2 reviews
"accommodation places"
in 2 reviews
"sea kayak"
in 2 reviews
"moderate fitness"
in 2 reviews
"awesome scenery"
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"water taxi"
in 7 reviews
"new zealand"
in 8 reviews
"mountain biking"
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We did a full day kayaking and Charles was great. He provided great information and was very acoomodating. The food and snacks were yummy. Also, the front desk staff were super friendly and patiently answered all our questions.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful day kayaking with John. Would highly recommend, the sound is stunning and John was very knowledgeable. Very good value and would advise to take the full day tour to get the best out off it.

Thank Michelle2106
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great experience using Marlborough Sounds Adventure Co. Communication from them around our booking was prompt and clear and provided all information asked for. Organisation of our 4 day freedom walk was flawless. Very happy with accomodation they organised. Staff at Picton office friendly and helpful....More

Thank Lols1900
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This was a fantastic trip: very well organised; superb walking guide; expert kayaking tailored kayaking to our particular abilities; magnificent scenery; great places to stay with the most exceptional views and delicious mouthwatering food in the evenings and comfy suites to sleep in; warm swimming;...More

Thank Christine M
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We rented bikes for the day. The bikes were good (Scott), the water taxis were on time, nothing to complain there. What surprised us is that we did not receive Queen Charlotte Track Passes even though we had booked a package (through i-site) that should...More

Thank Thibault H
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msac01, Owner at Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks for your feedback and we agree, the i.site should have sold you one separately to the package as part of their service, but we also could have double checked that you did have one before departing, and will make sure that this is something...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We've recently arrived back from a trip in Marlborough Sounds. We had great experiences with the guides running some awesome activities. The guides we had for the first day were Ralph, Charles, Max and Lucy. Ralph was a great instructor and really helped us understand...More

3  Thank Athena K
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We just returned home from a 17-day cruise to Australia & New Zealand. One of our excursions on that cruise was a half a day kayaking out of Picton in the Queen Charlotte Sound. I hadn't kayaked much so I was a bit apprehensive, but...More

Thank SamDP
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Having just turned 66 I discovered, on walking the Queen Charlotte Track, than I'm no longer energetic enough to walk eight or nine hours a day. Also I don't want that pressure of having to walk fast and non-stop, as one has to be somewhere...More

Thank TaranakiJim
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We were only in Picton a short time (cruising) so we decided to book a 2 hour kayak self guided tour (way cheaper than any cruise excursion) and were completely overwhelmed by the absolute beautiful Marlborough sounds! We were directed where and how to travel...More

Thank jenncantravelon
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

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