Waterways Boating Safaris

Waterways Boating Safaris

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Dave Docherty

Ireland

Ranking: 9/10

Day out around Marlborough Sounds with motor boats - great fun.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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kiwifrenchy

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

The only tourist activity in the country where you can pilot your own boat ! You wanna see something more remote parts of the Marlborough Sounds ? This trip is for you ! Magnificent scenery and piloting your own little boat is just so much fun as well ! You go on a nice short walk to have a close look at some of the oldest forest of the area, still totally untouched. Beautiful ! The guide is really nice as well and he takes photos of the all group during the all day and gives you the photo CD for free ! Would definitely recommend it to anyone willing to see more remote parts of this beautiful regions !

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Dominik Langenegger

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice boat safari. You drive your own craft and a guide leads the group with his own craft. Very friendly!! The guide even took photos during the trip and after the trip he put the photos on CD and gave the CD for free.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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richartotti

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Great experience in one of the worlds most beautiful places! How nice to drive your own boat and get information of a very nice guy! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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F Horrex

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Great day out driving your own boat. Owner and guide funny and informative. Not cheap but worth it!

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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elpo

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

I can highly recommend this adventure!! we had so much fun cruising the sounds with the boat, taking pictures, enjoying the beautiful landscape AND Leicester was the perfect guide!! Thanx for so many great memories!

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in June 2010

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Don & Alice

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

The best way to combine stunning nature with the excitement of driving your own boat!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Mieke Knoops

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

great worth every penny!highly recommended and if youre lucky you get to see dolphins!

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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RichardA

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent fun, very helpful guide. You even get a free photo CD at the end.

Reviewed about 11 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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zoey1

England

Ranking: 10/10

Great day out with a very hospitable guide.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Mark Coffey

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic

Leicester is a cool guy and has been on the sounds for 25 years so is a cool guy with lots of knowledge.

Just did this today for my birthday and we were the only ones its great the boats only have a 10hp engine but they are so light they go pretty fast and are fun.

The sounds were fantastic as well great to be the only people around

Cheers Leicester and keep up the good work

mark and liz

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Debbie

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

A great day (or half) on the water with your own small boat. There is a guide, he tells you everything about the nature.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Scantastic

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

This was one of the best days we spent on our trip of the South island. The weather was great, we had the Sounds practically to ourselves and our guide Leicester brought us to some great spots. He really knew the area and we could see that he loved what he does. The boats were great fun to drive and after just a few minutes getting used to driving them you are free to do explore the water on your own (well within reason). If you are around this area for a few days this is one activity that you have to do.

Reviewed about 12 years ago

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Tom Ben

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Little boats you drive yourself. Would recommend this to anyone - absolutely brilliant. Rubbish weather, but the guide was great and we saw loads of dolphins. Heaps of fun!!

Reviewed almost 13 years ago