Plan your tour, cruise, charter or other Marlborough experience with Marlborough Tour Company. Find out where we are, where to stay and other important information.


Our resorts, Punga Cove and Furneaux Lodge are based in beautiful Endeavour Inlet on the Queen Charlotte Track, surrounded by nature’s splendour. Cougar Line boats visit both lodges and their restaurants several times daily.

Furneaux Lodge

Furneaux Lodge has a backdrop of native forest and lush rolling lawns right to the stunning green-blue water. Perfect for the first night’s stay while walking the Queen Charlotte Track or for a longer break, the lodge offers a bar along with fresh Marlborough cuisine or casual meals at its restaurant.

Accommodation choices range from contemporary suites to family-friendly cottages to hikers’ cabins.

Punga Cove

Punga Cove is the perfect retreat, surrounded by nature. Its location in Endeavour Inlet makes it the perfect choice while walking or mountain biking the Queen Charlotte Track, or for a longer Marlborough Sounds holiday. Enjoy fine dining at the Punga Fern Restaurant and casual meals at the waterfront Boatshed Cafe & Bar.

Punga Cove accommodation includes cosy chalets, self-contained family apartments, contemporary and luxury suites, or budget-friendly cabins.


Marlborough Tour Company’s experienced drivers and fleet of premium coaches, vans and luxury private cars are the perfect transfer option within, to and from the Marlborough region.

Transfer with us anywhere in Marlborough, including between the Marlborough Sounds and wine country, or to and from Christchurch, Nelson and the West Coast. 

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Explore the region

The Marlborough region is hugely varied. From the lush forests and marine playground of the Marlborough Sounds to the vast Wairau Plains, wild Pacific coast and mountain peaks, there is so much to explore.

Marlborough’s largest centre is Blenheim which, along with nearby Renwick, is in the heart of the region’s world-famous wine industry.
 Havelock and Picton are the main towns in the Marlborough Sounds.

Exploring Marlborough is as easy as it is fascinating with Marlborough Tour Company. Join us for one of our Marlborough Sounds seafood cruises from Picton or Havelock, immerse yourself in New Zealand’s biggest wine industry with a choice of wine tours, or see it all in one day on our full-day wine and seafood tours.

Or, create your own itinerary and see the best of what this region has to offer with our passionate, knowledgeable local guides – contact us about our bespoke private tours and charters.

Must-see and do

Explore and experience the very best food, wine and scenery that the Marlborough region has to offer, in a relaxed and fun way.

Start in the Marlborough Sounds, where you can sample the freshest local seafood and world-renowned Marlborough wines on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise and Seafood Odyssea Cruise, departing Picton. Sit back and relax to soak in the scenery onboard a premium catamaran and learn more about the region’s seafood while tasting it right at the source.

Head into the incredible vast and isolated Pelorus Sound/Te Hoiere, Kenepuru Sound and Mahau Sound in the most authentic way with the Pelorus Mail Boat. Meet the locals as they collect their mail, marvel at the scenery and spot the local marine wildlife on this full-day cruise.

Walk or bike some or all of the Queen Charlotte Track or visit Motuara Island in the outer Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui with Cougar Line, departing Picton. Immerse yourself in pristine native bush and enjoy the bird song with sea views. Or, cruise with Cougar Line to a remote Marlborough Sounds lodge, for lunch or for longer.

Head to Marlborough’s world-famous wine country and enjoy a wine tasting at iconic, boutique and award-winning cellar doors, with carefully curated and personal tours hosted by our experienced guides. Choose from the Marlborough Icons Tour or Sip Marlborough Wine Tour. Are you here for a short time and want to see, taste and experience all Marlborough has to offer? The Taste Marlborough Tour takes in the very best of Marlborough wine country, Marlborough Sounds seafood and scenery, all in one incredible full-day tour.