• Tarquin lunch
  • Tarquin
  • Tarquin bridge
  • Tarquin seafood
  • Tarquin lunch
  • Tarquin inside lunch
  • Tarquin bow
  • Tarquin back deck
  • Marlborough wine
  • Greenshell mussels


There is plenty to do - from pure relaxation to adrenaline-filled adventure...

Pure rest and relaxation might be all you desire. For those who wish to do more - whether onboard or exploring further afield - there are a wide range of activities available...


Relax & take in the scenery from inside or outside

Wine tasting

Cooking masterclass

Salmon and/or mussel farm visit to learn about local aquaculture - including tasting

Fishing for delicious local fish such as blue cod, snapper and kingfish - your chef can prepare your catch

Feeding the tame fish at Double Bay

Mooring at a calm bay for a scenic lunch



Swimming in the crystal clear blue-green water

Kayaking - Marlborough Sounds or historic Wairau Lagoon

Walking or mountain biking - Queen Charlotte Track or beyond

Nature walk or run - Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary 

Encounter marine animals, wildlife and birdlife

Visit historic and ecological sites



Visit eco resort with animal sanctuary - Lochmara Lodge

Spa visit and lunch or dinner - Bay of Many Coves

Waterfront lunch and shopping in Picton

Scenic heli-flight over Marlborough

Picnic on a white sandy beach

Wine tasting at cellar doors


Some activities may incur an additional charge.