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Beachcomber Cruises

The Waterfront | Corner of London Quay & Wellington St, Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-573 6175
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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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"top deck"
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"captain phil"
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"informative commentary"
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"mailboat run"
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"brilliant trip"
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Great cruise. Julian was very knowledgeable and interesting. We were so lucky to encounter a very large pod of dolphins. The scenery is breathtaking.

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BeachcomberPicton, Front Office Sales at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Heather Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you had an amazing time on the cruise and that the dolphins came to say hello.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

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BeachcomberPicton, Reservations at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Fantastic to deal with as we had 10 people, 8 bikes, luggage with drop-offs, pick-ups and transfers. Great staff in the office and on the boats. Everything went smoothly. Great communication. Thanks heaps.

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BeachcomberPicton, Reservations at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Hi Jo , Thank you for your review. We are very happy to hear your group had a wonderful time on the track recently. We understand loads of planning went into this trip! Hope to have you all back out one day soon. Kind Regards,

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

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BeachcomberPicton, Reservations at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

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BeachcomberPicton, Reservations at Beachcomber Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

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Linda G
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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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