Visit the stunningly beautiful Ship Cove, experience the native backdrop of the Marlborough Sounds New Zealand that has remained unchanged since Cook.
A 20-mile eco-tour to the outer reaches of Queen Charlotte Sounds, where we encounter dolphins, seals and blue penguins and witness the high-speed vertical dive of the Gannets. Visit the bird sanctuary on Motuara Island. You won't believe the bird-song!
See the magnificent Kereru (native Wood Pigeon) Robins and Saddlebacks. Take a short walk to the observation platform for magnificent panoramic views of the Sounds and across to Ships Cove for lunch.
Walk in the Footprints of Captain Cook. This is the bay that he used as his Pacific base back in the 1770's. It is so beautiful it will take your breath away with native bush to the waters edge.
With the exception of the monument with its ships anchors and cannon, it's the same backdrop that captivated Cook 230 years ago. Learn of the myths and legends handed down from the Maori people who lived there when Captain Cook landed. The untold stories you won't read in the history books.