Water activity

Picton and Marlborough Sounds: Seafood Odyssea Cruise

4.9 / 5

7 reviews

Picton and Marlborough Sounds: Seafood Odyssea Cruise

From $101.59 per person

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Sound while cruising aboard MV Odyssea, departing from Picton. Cruise near a Marlborough salmon farm, learn about aquaculture in the Marlborough Sounds, sample fresh seafood and enjoy the scenery.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound in the stunning Marlborough Sounds
  • Enjoy some locally grown, fresh seafood (salmon, clams & mussels) paired with Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
  • Visit a salmon and mussel farm and learn about marine farming in the Marlborough Sounds
  • Take in the gorgeous scenery as you cruise across the pristine waters
  • Relax in comfort onboard MV Odyssea, a well-appointed, stable catamaran with multiple indoor and outdoor areas over two levels
Full description
Stroll aboard the MV Odyssea at Picton Marina and depart at 13:30 to cruise the pristine waters of the Marlborough Sounds. Indulge in some fresh, locally-caught seafood, including Regal salmon, Cloudy Bay clams and Greenshell mussels, perfectly paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the ultimate food/wine match.  Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Sound while cruising aboard our luxury launch, and learn about the local history. Visit a salmon and a mussel farm to experience the Marlborough marine farming industry first hand. Make use of the on board licensed bar, serving a good range of Marlborough wines, along with beers, juice and bottled water. A range of light snacks, including chips and peanuts, are available to purchase. Enjoy the boat's indoor and outdoor areas for views of the forested hills and clear blue waters from different perspectives. Then, journey back to Picton Marina for an estimated arrival time of 16:30.  
Includes
  • Cruise aboard the MV Odyssea
  • Fresh local seafood and a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc wine
  • Commentary
  • Tea, coffee and water
  • Beverages and food, other than those mentioned
  • Transportation to Picton
Not suitable for
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Town Wharf #6, Picton Marina

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The MV Odyssea is docked at Town Wharf #6 at Picton Marina. Drive towards the marina on the east end of Picton water and park in the marina carpark. Look for the high curved 'coathanger' bridge, and MV Odyssea is parked just to the left.
  • Please arrive to check in by 1:15 PM for the 1:30 PM departure
  • EFTPOS, Visa and MasterCard can be used on board the boat at the licensed bar
  • The cruises run with a minimum of two people
  • You will need to contact the local partner upon booking to confirm the best date to join a cruise, based on the number of guests booked
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    3/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    4/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Modern and comfortable boat. Informative and super friendly staff. Delicious seafood. Wonderful relaxing scenic trip. Perfect kiwi experience.

March 28, 2021

Friendly informative crew. Interesting places visited. A small number of fellow passengers. Very nice food adn wine.

March 24, 2021

February 15, 2021

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