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STEWART ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Ferry Services

Location: Southland

Come aboard our express catamarans and experience Foveaux Strait. Keep a look out for wildlife including seals, dolphins and albatross during the one hour Stewart Island ferry crossing between Bluff and Stewart Island. Scheduled ferry services depart daily. Coach connections available...(more)

KAWAU CRUISES - Sandspit, Auckland

Location: Auckland - Warkworth

Kawau Cruises invite you to enjoy a romantic weekend away, corporate retreat, wedding destination, holiday with the family or a short break with friends. It doesn't matter what excuse you use to spend more time on the truly unique, scenic and historic wonderland of Kawau Island, or destinations in the Hauraki Gulf - Kawau Cruises ensure a hassle-free occasion...(more)

PELORUS MAIL BOAT - Havelock

Location: Marlborough

Step aboard the world famous Pelorus Mail Run on a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday and visit isolated homesteads nestled in peaceful, secluded bays while delivering mail and crucial supplies - the same way it has been done for many years. We can also drop people off at various lodges in Pelorus Sound. A return courtesy coach is available from Picton...(more)

PELORUS TOURS - Marlborough Sounds

Location: Marlborough

Pelorus Tours invite you to Discover the spectacular Marlborough Sounds. They provide services for: Boat hire, Transport, Tours, Cruises, Fishing, Scalloping, Pelorus Sounds Mussel Farm Cruises, Sounds Winery Tours, Educational Eco-Tours, Maud Island Tours, Garden Tours, DOC Bush walks, Corporate/Family Functions...(more)

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COUGAR LINE - Marlborough Sounds

Location: Marlborough - Marlborough Sounds

Cougar Line are proud winners of the New Zealand wide, Water Taxi category for seven years running (Traveller Voted Awards 2009-2015). We ensure your Marlborough Sounds experience will be a memorable one. Whether you are walking the Queen Charlotte Track or staying in a local resort or private-home, we are here to make sure everything goes according to plan...(more)

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SEALINK - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Waiheke Island is an eclectic mix of cultures, activities, vineyards, cafes, restaurants, art galleries, beautiful beaches, scenic walking tracks and much, much more. It's a perfect relaxing, romantic escape; family holiday at the beach or weekend away. Book your Waiheke or Great Barrier Island getaway with SeaLink. Offering indulgence packages combining transport and accommodation...(more)

ABEL TASMAN ECO TOURS - Motueka

Location: Marahau Beach

Abel Tasman Eco Tours and boat charters offer personalized boat and walking tours, exploring the treasures of the Abel Tasman, learn about the ecology and history of the area, with a relaxed atmosphere and expert guides. Choose from or combine our original boat/walking tour of the coast and our more intrepid tour of the stunning inland track...(more)

BLUEBRIDGE COOK STRAIT FERRY - Wellington/Picton

Location: New Zealand

Experience warm 'Kiwi' hospitality when you cruise Cook Strait with the proudly New Zealand owned Bluebridge service. Offering spectacular scenery, friendly service, free big screen movies and a choice of up to four return sailings a day (except Christmas Day) between downtown Wellington and Picton—there's no better way to travel across Cook Strait...(more)

FERRYLINK MOTEL - Picton

Location: Picton Ferry Terminal

If you are looking for friendly, comfortable, relaxing accommodation in Picton, then come to the Ferrylink Motel. Your hosts, Andrew and Sue, will go out of their way to ensure your visit is enjoyable and hassle free. New units now open. 32" TV's, 50+ SKY TV channels and wireless Internet. Courtesy shuttle for ferry, bus or train in Picton...(more)

AUCKLAND SEA SHUTTLES - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Auckland Sea Shuttles will take you where you want, when you want. You can book a time that suits you! We're a professional chartered water-taxi service in the Hauraki Gulf, making Auckland and its neighbouring islands accessible for you to enjoy. We'll take you on family days out, fishing and diving trips, or around the harbour at night...(more)

BAY OF ISLANDS WATER TAXI - Paihia, Bay of Islands

Location: Northland

Half and Full Day Charters. Sightseeing trips around the 144 islands within the Bay of Islands. Or we can do tailor-made trips to suit ie snorkeling, island visits for walks or swimming beaches. Our skippers and guides are passionate about this area, their home, and ready to share their extensive knowledge. Chartered water taxi - Bay of Islands..(more)

INTERISLANDER COOK STRAIT FERRY - Picton - Wellington - Picton

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

The three-hour, 92-kilometre journey between Picton and Wellington is one of NZ's most iconic tourist experiences and acknowledged as one of the most spectacular ferry crossings in the world. Up to 11 crossings a day, carrying passengers and vehicles. Comfort, friendly hospitality and service with Wi-Fi, cinemas, premium lounges, children's playgrounds, en suite cabins and much more on board...(more)

ADVENTURE KAYAK & CRUISE - Manapouri, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland

Forget about the crowds and cruise boats and experience the sights and sounds of nature at a close personal level with the team at Adventure Kayak and Cruise. Be a little different and join them on an intimate small group lake cruise or rent a kayak on the lake...(more)

QUEENSTOWN WATER TAXIS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Lake Wakatipu

Queenstown Water Taxis supply you with water transport to and from many locations surrounding Frankton Arm and Lake Wakatipu. Catch a shuttle to our Cecil Peak Walk, only accessible by boat, or try local walking tracks, complete with a scenic boat ride to start or finish that perfect day. Add a kayak or mountainbike combo, we can carry both...(more)

ABEL TASMAN SEA SHUTTLES - Abel Tasman National Park

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

Visit the stunning Abel Tasman National Park in comfort, safety and style with experienced skippers from Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles. Seven-days-a-week service. All trips offer scenic viewing stops and commentaries about the stunning Abel Tasman National Park features. See wildlife, golden sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and lush native bush...(more)

STEWART ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Stewart Island

Location: Southland - Stewart Island

Discover Stewart Island, a natural world of lush bush and stunning coastline, renowned for its abundant birdlife, crystal clear waters and rich marine life. We operate Stewart Island Ferry service, daytime and multi-day cruises, tours and car, scooter and mountain bike rentals...(more)

MAPUA FERRY - Rabbit Island-Mapua

Location: Nelson

Sit back and enjoy the only ferry crossing in New Zealand's cycle trail. Built to accommodate cyclists and foot passengers, the ferry is only a ten minute trip. There are also plenty of cruising options available and the ferry can be hired for private functions. The Mapua Ferry provides a great link from Rabbit Island...(more)