Marlborough Sounds special packages

Bluemine and Motuara Islands Wilderness Discovery

Enjoy the discovery and unique wildlife of Bluemine and Motuara Islands in this localised 2 hour tour.

New Zealand Fur Seals, penguins, gannets, shearwaters, shags including the very rare King Shag other seabirds and a chance to see dolphins.

Floatplane scenic flight and lunch.

Choose the scenic route to get to Raetihi lodge or Bay Of Many Coves Resort. Then enjoy all the area has to offer; short walks, kayaks or some golf, too easy!

Package includes

2 course lunch and Water taxi return at your leisure (allow 3 to 4 hours).

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$310 +GST per person, min 2 people

Floatplane Training

If you have aspirations of becoming a seaplane pilot, commercial or private, no one is more capable than Picton floatplane. Our wealth of experience covers seaplane ops in Canada, Fiji and New Zealand.With 5000 hrs of seaplane time we will take you through a comprehensive course, demonstrating all facets of seaplane flying. Based in the beautiful Marlborough sounds, your flying will be spectacular and rewarding. We can arrange transport and accommodation. Seaplane ratings are our everyday businness,you will have the opportunity to experience real seaplane charter operations while training with Picton floatplane Min requirements are a valid New Zealand PPL and current medical , allow a min of 4 days to complete a seaplane rating.

$4500 +GST for 5 hrs and ground school