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Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton

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Motuara Island is a wildlife haven blanketed with lush forest and located in the Queen Charlotte Sound. On this tour, enjoy stunning views across the sound as you cruise out to the island, then head ashore to visit the Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary. Look out for native birds such as kiwi, tui, and New Zealand robin as you explore the nature trails, then continue to Ship Cove, where Captain James Cook landed in 1770.
  • Magnificent views of Queen Charlotte Sound from the water
  • Incredible bird sightings: spot kiwi, tui, fantail, and gannets
  • Follow in the footsteps of Captain James Cook at Ship Cove
  • Live commentary and refreshments served on-board
Important Information
Departure Point
1 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary on board
  • Tea and coffee
  • Restroom on board
  • Food
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drinks to consume on board
  • Closed-toe walking shoes suitable for walking are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • We are not able to pick up / drop off at the Cruise Ship Terminal - you must make your way to our booking office
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please note that this tour departs sharply on schedule at 8:00am
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Key Details
  • Queen Charlotte Sound
  • Duration: 4h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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