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Marlborough Attractions

Marlborough Sounds

The beautiful Queen Charlotte, Kenepuru and Pelorus Sounds are home to all kinds of bird and sea life, including terns, shags, blue penguins, dolphins and seals. You can explore them by boat, kayak, or you can hike around the many trails.

The famous Queen Charlotte Track offers 67 kilometres of trail following lush coastal forest, coves, inlets, and skyline ridges. The breathtaking views of the Queen Charlotte and Kenepuru Sounds are world famous.

Guided trout fishing and hunting tours are popular activities - the average brown trout caught here weighs between one to three kilograms, depending on the fishing ground.

Current Date & Time: April 25 2019, 12:09 pm

Did you Know?

The Moa - a now extinct, native New Zealand bird - was one of the largest birds in history. The Moa stood up to 3.6 metres tall and weighed 300 kilograms!

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