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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 8 2020, 5:18 pm

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