A family owned and operated New Zealand business, Marlborough Tour Company has been running Marlborough wine tours and scenic Marlborough Sounds cruises for over twenty years.
Having realised there was a need for a high quality luxury cruising charter launch in the Marlborough Sounds, they purchased Tarquin from an Australian owner and spent three months refitting her in a modern, understated style.
Recently refurbished, Tarquin is generously appointed and fully equipped. Relax and unwind with inside and outside lounge and dining areas, sun deck, gallery kitchen and three ensuited private cabins. See boat layout.
Cruise the hours or days away, relax and immerse yourself in the scenery, try some of the many activities, learn the history, and enjoy the stories.
Choose from half-day and day cruises, and overnight cruising packages. All cruise prices include private launch charter, private crew and a range of activities. Overnight cruise prices include all meals and beverages and an onboard chef.
Depart from Picton Marina, or enquire about collection from another Marlborough Sounds location.
There are a wide range of activities you can take part in throughout the Marlborough Sounds while aboard the Tarquin:
All activities are accompanied by great hospitality and stunning scenery.
Some activities may incur an additional charge.
Gourmet food on Tarquin is created by top quality local chefs, with a passion for local food and produce.
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