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Cougar Line

London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 7925
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Queen Charlotte Heaven

This firm is amazing, they put up with my numerous call to ask "just one more thing", they are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Izzy B
Waikanae, New Zealand
great service and so friendly

we used the cougar line as part of our Queen Charlotte walk and were pleasantly surprised at the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
john w
Robina, Australia
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Cougar Line offers scheduled daily tours from Picton to the Queen Charlotte Sound and the Queen Charlotte Track. We are the leading water transportation company in the Marlborough Sounds and operate 364 days. 3hr Sounds Delivery Cruises, Eco cruises, Cruise and Walk day trips, Cruise and lunch. These are must do activities for visitors of all ages wishing to explore the beautiful Marlborough region.Free daily luggage transfers for all Queen Charlotte Track walkers and bikers.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This firm is amazing, they put up with my numerous call to ask "just one more thing", they are super professional, our mountain of camping gear and food made it from place to place without mishap. Our Queen Charlotte Walk experience was awesome thanks to...More

Thank Izzy B
Reviewed 5 days ago

we used the cougar line as part of our Queen Charlotte walk and were pleasantly surprised at the efficiency and service provided by Cougar line the staff were just so friendly and special mention to our driver dave who was a wealth of information and...More

Thank john w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used cougar lines for my 4 day hike in the Queen Charlotte Track. Check in was easy. My bags were delivered to each accommodation each day without any issues and picked up each morning. The boats were clean and quick to bring us to...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service from Levon our water taxi driver!! Levon dropped me off at the bluebridge terminal so I could pick up my hire car on our way to the Picton depot!! Thanks so much!! Your a lifesaver😆

Thank heathermaguire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used Cougar 2 to get to the Kaipupu reserve and were not disappointed. Fast, clean, well driven and punctual - all you can ask of a boat service.

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great water taxi company. I used their services several times during my stay. They are efficient and careful with the passengers and their luggage. What great staff! Troy deserves a special mention for going out of his way to be helpful and...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Marlborough Sounds is beautiful. Up there with the Greek Islands, if not better. This review is about the provider not the area, which is highly recommended. I gave this a 3 star rating as there are probably a few less jaded providers out there hopefully....More

Thank Kauri2507
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went over and back to Bay of Many Coves on Cougar 1 and were pleased with the service. Baggage handled expertly at both ends, boat pilot professional and knowledgeable.

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We took the Cougar Line to our resort on the islands nearby Picton. The staff were friendly and helpful. The pilot knew where he was going and got there. Everything worked just fine.

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Love this service. They were super friendly and very informative. Let us keep our car in their lot during the trip. It was the off season and they had the room. Great captain. He was very friendly and even showed us some Dolphins. Love this...More

Thank Jessie N
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Questions & Answers
12 February 2017|
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Response from Jill_Picton | Property representative |
Hi, Its not a difficult or steep walk. However it is true it can be quite slippery after rain. There are exposed tree roots and rocks on the bush trail which need to be watched out for. It takes about an hour to an hour and... More
22 June 2015|
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Response from Jill_Picton | Property representative |
Hi there Tim, The ferry that leaves Wellington at 1.30pm will have you into Picton at 5.00pm which will give you time to catch our 6.00pm departure. We ask that if the ferry is going to be late for some reason then talk... More
25 January 2015|
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Response from Margaret G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Alvin Taxi would be the best way to get to their terminal and the cost would be minimal for a cab. Cougarline office is right on the water and the view from their office is beautiful and right near the main shopping... More