When traveling to the South Island from the North Island of New Zealand by ferry, the Marlborough Sounds is the first part of the island you will discover. The Marlborough Sounds enjoy some of the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand which makes it the perfect vacation point for you and your family.
Marlborough is without a doubt one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand. Tourists from all over the world come to this region to enjoy the fine wine and food, the picturesque views and the adventurous activities.
A Few Things to See and Do on Your Visit to the Marlborough Sounds
Watersports: Fishing, diving, kayaking, sailing are all very popular in the Marlborough Sounds, especially over the summer months.
Cruising: Aside from a trip on the inter-island ferry, a cruise on the water will give you a certain insight into the uniqueness of the Sounds.
Walking and Hiking: There are numerous walking tracks throughout the area. If you have time, don’t miss the Queen Charlotte Track (or at least part of it), one of the finest walks in all of New Zealand.
Swim with Dolphins: One of the most pleasant moments of your trip would be when you go swimming with dolphins in the clear blue waters of the Marlborough Sounds.
Make your trip to Marlborough more enjoyable by making sure to book accommodation with Tigers Den, nestled on the hillside in Waikawa Bay, Marlborough Sounds, Tigers Den is just 2 minutes from Picton, and within easy walking distance to waterfront cafes and restaurants.
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