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Queen Charlotte Track in Comfort

From $1,810.00
4 Days & 3 Nights
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Queen Charlotte Track in Comfort

  • Walk the Queen Charlotte Track, staying in tranquil lodges and a luxury B&B
  • Picton, a picturesque harbour town and gateway to this classic track
  • Delicious dinners made of fresh local produce and with extensive wine lists
  • Bays, inlets, islands and peninsulas rising from turquoise waters
  • Ship Cove, favourite anchorage of Captain Cook in the 1770’s

Walk the Queen Charlotte Track, one of New Zealand’s classic coastal trails, whilst staying in stunningly located premier lodges.

Ship Cove, where the trail begins, was Captain Cook’s favourite place to anchor in the 1770’s and according to Maori legend these landscapes are the prows of sunken canoes belonging to Aoraki, their sacred ancestor. Steeped in both Maori and European history it meanders over skyline ridges with constant views of the Marlborough Sounds. Lush forested hills rise steeply from the sea with sheltered coves and sandy bays never far away.

Pause for a dip in the turquoise waters and enjoy the superb local food and Marlborough wine, which this area is famous for.


Day 1 Transfer to Picton Waterfront. Water taxi to Ship Cove. Walk to North Eastern Side, Endeavour Inlet 9.5 miles / 15 km Day 2 Walk to South Eastern Side, Endeavour Inlet/Punga Cove 8 miles / 12 km Day 3 Walk to Portage Bay, transfer to Lochmara 15 miles / 23 km Day 4 Walk to Anakiwa, Take water taxi back to Picton. Proceed with onward travel plans. 13 miles / 20.5 km

This trip has a carbon score of 17kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 17kg is equivalent to 100 cans of coke. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.


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