JingCai Seafood Cruise

This spectacular scenic seafood cruise in the Marlborough Sounds, with Chinese and English commentary, features a nature walk, an aqauculture farm and fish feeding. Sample fresh local salmon, mussels and clams paired with Marlborough sauvignon blanc wine. 

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




Tour Overview

3.5 hours
9am Picton Marina - Wharf #6 (check in 8.45am)

NZ$169 per adult

NZ$69 per child (5-15 years)

Children 0-4 years FREE

Prices valid until 31 March 2020.

Tour operates every day 1 Oct - 30 Apr, except some public holidays. The rest of the year it runs Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun. Groups can charter this tour.
MV Mantra - 14 metre premium catamaran
Minimum two people


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
Arrive back at Picton


We are smoke free
At Marlborough Tour Company, we’re dedicated to ensuring the comfort and safety of our guests, as well as their enjoyment of the stunning natural environment that surrounds us. We are also committed to environmentally sustainable practises. For these reasons, all Marlborough Tour Company vehicles and cruise vessels are smoke free.
Thank you for your cooperation.



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Cruise route - Queen Charlotte Sound (weather dependent)

Cruise departs Picton Marina - Town Wharf 5.

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