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Beachcomber Cruises

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The Waterfront | Corner of London Quay & Wellington St, Picton, New Zealand
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US$65.75*
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Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton
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Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise
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US$62.79*
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Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton
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Family owned and operated, Beachcomber Fun Cruises is one of the major operators on the Queen Charlotte Track and take great pleasure in offering a selection of boat trips through the beautiful Marlborough Sounds - these include their world famous Magic Mail Run and a host of Scenic Cruises, easy and quick day trips are covered with their lunch'n'cruises. They also have a host of flexible trips that let customers explore the wonderful Queen Charlotte Track. Beachcomber Fun Cruises is a Qualmark endorsed visitor activity.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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The Waterfront | Corner of London Quay & Wellington St, Picton, New Zealand
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"mail boat"
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"ships cove"
in 40 reviews
"queen charlotte sound"
in 46 reviews
"marlborough sounds"
in 37 reviews
"tea and coffee"
in 16 reviews
"top deck"
in 9 reviews
"sunday afternoon"
in 12 reviews
"captain phil"
in 5 reviews
"informative commentary"
in 11 reviews
"great cruise"
in 7 reviews
"mailboat run"
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"well worth the money"
in 9 reviews
"furneaux lodge"
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"brilliant trip"
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"fantastic scenery"
in 5 reviews
"short stop"
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"biscuits"
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Staff are nice at Picton and boat drivers knowledgeable - but they lost our bags :( Not what you want after a 26km hike! Got them back eventuallyMore

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Firstly thank you ever so much for taking the time to write us some feedback. Im glad to hear you had a great time on the Queen Charlotte Track. The weather this weekend has been really great. I am however extremely sorry that your bags...More

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Linda G
26 September 2016|
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Response from Brewbloke | Reviewed this property |
They have cruises that go for 2hrs in the morning or for 4-5hrs in the afternoon. Definitely back by 530-6pm...
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