Jing Cai Seafood Cruise

This spectacular scenic seafood cruise in the Marlborough Sounds, with Mandarin and English commentary, features a nature walk, mussel and salmon farms, and fish feeding. Sample fresh local salmon, mussels and clams paired with Marlborough sauvignon blanc wine. Option to buy additional seafood, including crayfish and paua.

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Sound while cruising aboard our luxury launch that departs from Picton in the morning. Cruise near mussel and salmon farms, learn about aquaculture in the Marlborough Sounds, feed the tame cod, take an educational walk at the Kaipupu Point Sounds Wildlife Sanctuary and enjoy in the picturesque scenery. 

 

Tour Overview

Duration:
3.5 hours
Departure:
9am Picton Marina - Wharf #5 (check in 8.45am)
Cost:

NZ$169 per adult

NZ$69 per child (5-15 years)

Children 0-4 years FREE

Optional Extras:

Crayfish - NZ$100 per crayfish 

Black foot paua - $50 per paua

Season:
Tour operates Monday/Wednesday/Friday (October - April) & Monday & Friday (May - September)
Transport:
MV Odyssea - luxury 20 metre catamaran
Numbers:
Minimum two people

Itinerary

9am
Depart Picton & cruise the Marlborough Sounds, through Queen Charlotte Sound, take a nature walk (weather dependent), cruise near a mussel and salmon farm & sample fresh local seafood matched with Marlborough sauvignon blanc
12.30pm
Arrive back at Picton