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  • Freedom to choose your walking/ cycling distances each day and accommodation stopovers
  • Queen Charlotte Sound cruise
  • A drop-off at Ship Cove to start/end your walk
  • A pick-up from Anakiwa at the start/end of your walk
  • Virgin New Zealand bush
  • Luggage transfers along the track

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Queen Charlotte Track Great Walk and Cruise Package

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Explore the amazing Queen Charlotte Track with this package that will get you to the starting point of the journey aboard a transfer to Ship Cove. Ideal for independent travellers, this cruise-and-track combo includes travel from Picton and a drop off to the beginning portion of the Queen Charlotte Track - widely considered one of New Zealand's most scenic epic journeys. This multi-day adventure covers a range of truly breathtaking scenery blending vivid, lush greenery and vibrant blue waters characteristic of the Marlborough region.

The package includes one free luggage transfer at your first overnight stopover, adding an extra level of convenience. If you're looking to experience the Queen Charlotte Track at your own leisure without a guide, this is one of the best value and most convenient ways to start this unforgettable adventure, so book a Queen Charlotte Track package online today.


  • Queen Charlotte Sound cruise
  • A drop-off at Ship Cove (the beginning of the track) on one of our 3 scheduled boats
  • A pick-up from Anakiwa at 3:30pm with an approximate arrival back in Picton of 4:00pm/4:30pm
  • Free luggage transfers along the track - maximum 20kg per person


  • Accommodation
  • QCTLC Pass
  • Hotel transfers

Optional Extras

  • Mountain Bike transportation ($5 one-way/$10 return)
  • Option to stop at Motuara Island if travelling on the 8am departure for an additional $5 pp


  • This pass offers you the freedom for you to choose your walking/ cycling distances each day and accommodation stopovers
  • The Queen Charlotte Track is rated one of the Great Walks of New Zealand
  • This panoramic track offers virgin New Zealand bush, exceptional views and accommodation to cater for everyone's budget which is made up of camping grounds, backpackers and five star resorts
  • The track is usually completed in four days, though it can be completed at your own leisure
  • We recommend that the track is walked or biked from north to south and your accommodation booked prior to your departure from Picton

Tour Times

  • Cruises depart at 8am and 9am (Oct - Apr) and 9am (May to Sept)
  • A stop at Motuara Island bird sanctuary ($5 pp) is only available for 8am departure
  • Please contact the operator to confirm your departure time (Tour operator details will appear on your voucher)
  • Return trip pick up time: 3:30pm

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction.
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
The beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound is the easternmost of the main sounds of the Marlborough Sounds.
Need help? Contact our friendly customer support service. 1300 935 532 enquiry@experienceoz.com.au Help Code: 218C

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