Explore the Marlborough Sounds on foot with one of the popular self-guided walks on the Queen Charlotte Track. Choose from three walks of varying length and challenge, with options that may include Ship Cove, Endeavor Inlet or Torea Bay. Round-trip boat service takes you to the start of your route and picks you up at the end. The day hikes offer a great way to experience the natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Track within a shorter time frame.Please note that the return times to Picton and pick up times are on a set schedule, you will not return to Picton until between 5:30pm-6:00pm. Please advise us if you are visiting with a Cruise Ship as our boat timings may not get you back in time for the ships departure from Port.
What You'll Get
The entire Queen Charlotte Track runs 44 miles (70 km) and is renowned for great views of the Queen Charlotte Sound, lush native plant life and historic landmarks. To hike the entire track takes a few days, but you can enjoy a spectacular day out walking a section of the track.
A round-trip boat service from Picton drops you off in the morning at one end of your hike and picks you up at the other end in the late afternoon. You can purchase a drink or bite to eat at the lodges at the end of each walk and enjoy complimentary tea or coffee on the return boat. Please bring your own snacks and drinks to keep you fortified during the day’s walk.
Please note that return times to Picton are at a set time, you will return to Picton between 5:30pm-6:00pm. Please check advise us if you are visiting on a cruise ship as our boat timings may not work with your cruise ship return.
Choose from three options in Itinerary for your day hike along the Queen Charlotte Track.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drinks to consume on board
- Closed-toe walking shoes suitable for walking are recommended
- Not accessible for motorized wheelchairs
- Round-trip boat transfers
- Live commentary on board
- Tea and coffee
- Food and drinks (available to purchase on the track)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
Returns to original departure point
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