• Top deck
  • Tender and Tarquin
  • Marlborough Sounds
  • Tarquin at wharf
  • Reading book bow
  • Wharf Tarquin
  • Top deck
  • Tarquin wharf

Queen Charlotte Sound

Tarquin is docked at Picton, at the head of Queen Charlotte Sound, the eastern-most sound in the Marlborough Sounds.

Popular for sailing, boating and fishing, Queen Charlotte Sound is known for its calm water and picturesque scenery.

Day cruising and overnight cruising is available in the Queen Charlotte Sound aboard Tarquin.

If you’re arriving by helicopter or require collection at a different location, we may be able to relocate Tarquin to meet you. Contact us to arrange this.

The Queen Charlotte Sound offers a whole range of activities, including:

  • Walking the renowned Queen Charlotte Track
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Visiting salmon, mussel or oyster farms, with a taste of super fresh seafood
  • Wining and dining on the Picton foreshore
  • Visiting bird, wildlife and marine sanctuaries, getting up close to many rare species