Beachcomber Fun Cruises

Beachcomber Fun Cruises

Mail Boat Cruise Picton


79 Rankers Reviews

66 Face-to-Face

6 Water Taxis

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M.V Tiri Cat at Ship Cove
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Boat Cruises in New Zealand's prestigious Marlborough Sounds

At Beachcomber Fun Cruises we take great pleasure in offering you a selection of boat trips through the beautiful Marlborough Sounds - these include our world famous Magic Mail Run and a host of Scenic Cruises, easy and quick day trips are covered with our Lunch 'n' Cruises and we've a host of flexible trips that will let you explore the wonderful Queen Charlotte Track.


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Beachcomber Fun Cruises

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South IslandMarlboroughPicton / Marlborough Sounds


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  • Boat Cruises

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9:00AM to 6:00PM


Showing 8 reviews of 74.

Walker's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Took a trip with Beachcomber Cruises to Ships Cove to start the walk and collected afterwards from Furneaux Lodge. Walk was superb - loved it - good weather helped. The cruise was good, with some interesting commentary but not enough as to who Captain Cook was, why he came, what he was doing and who is Queen Charlotte? This extra information would have been very interesting.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Pekka and Jonna


Ranking: 9/10

Very knowledgeable captain, with a lot of interesting details about the area. Obviously, the area itself is fantastic and has to be seen by boat to be truly appreciated.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Joanna and Shaun

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Caught the Beachcomber ferry out to Ship Cove where we did a 15km walk to Endeavour Inlet - amazing views over the Sounds - you won't believe your eyes!!

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Sanne Meijer


Ranking: 9/10

Saw dolphins on our way to the Queen Charlotte Track. Totally unexpected and I loved it!

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Erik Nestlez


Ranking: 9/10

We saw dolphins of the tour, this was awesome just a little bit expensive, especially when you would not see dolphins (we just drove to Ship Cove).

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Jenny Finch

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Did the Queen Charlotte Track with Beachcomber and it was a great service, brilliant walk.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Ranking: 9/10

Very well organised and friendly shippers. They told us all about the Marlborough Sounds, the history etc. Highly recommendable!

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Ian Garner


Ranking: 6/10

Morning taxi to Queen Charlotte Track was very efficient. Return taxi was substituted by the mail boat, but was one hour late in arriving.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in February 2014