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Cruising Marlborough Sounds & Abel Tasman National Park

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Join New Zealand's pioneering expedition cruise company Heritage Expeditions on a Kiwi adventure of a lifetime. Famed for the breath-taking beauty of their winding cobalt waterways, iconic landscapes, lush native forests, wildlife, remote coastlines and white sand beaches Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman National Park are perfect for expedition cruising. Explore remote sheltered inlets, bays and world-famous beaches, many only accessible by sea, as we visit iconic locations of early New Zealand history and some of the country's most important conservation efforts on an unforgettable cruise of the top of the South Island

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Cruising Marlborough Sounds & Abel Tasman National Park

Discover Marlborough Sounds: An In-Depth Exploration of the Marlborough Sounds

7 DAYS

1–7, 7–13 & 19–23 May 2024 SAVE 30%*
29 Nov – 5 Dec 2024 SAVE 30%*
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Blenheim, NZ and Return Aboard Heritage Explorer

Discover the tranquil waterways, wildlife and rich history of New Zealand's Marlborough Sounds on an unforgettable 7-day Kiwi adventure aboard our 18-guest expedition yacht, Heritage Explorer, which is equipped with kayaks, Zodiacs and serving excellent local cuisine. Explore three main bodies of water – Queen Charlotte, Kenepuru and Pelorus Sounds. Look for the Orange-fronted Parakeet, dolphins, fur seals, critically endangered Long-tailed Bat and the world's rarest shag, the King Shag. Walk a section of Queen Charlotte Walkway and Nydia Track, and visit d'Urville Island and sail through the iconic French Pass.

*T&Cs apply, subject availability, when booked by 31 July 2024, cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. Savings applies to all May, Nov & Dec 2024 departures.

 

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The Top of the South: Explorations Beyond Marlborough Sounds

9 DAYS

23 April - 1 May 2024
20 - 28 November 2024

Blenheim to Nelson, New Zealand Aboard Heritage Explorer

Explore the hidden coves, beaches, tranquil waterways, wildlife and rich history of the top of New Zealand's South Island on this unforgettable 9-day expedition yacht adventure to Queen Charlotte and Pelorus Sounds, French Pass and d'Urville Island, and Abel Tasman National Park. Walk a section of Queen Charlotte Walkway and Nydia Track. Visit Ship Cove, learn of its history and see Captain Cook's memorial, and kayak the secluded inlets and stunning crystalline waters of Abel Tasman National Park whilst keeping an eye out for Fur Seals and Little Blue Penguins.

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Unseen Queen Charlotte Sound: A Walking Cruise of Queen Charlotte Sound

5 DAYS

4 - 8 November 2024 SAVE 30%*
5 - 9 December 2024 SAVE 30%*

Blenheim to Blenheim, New Zealand Aboard Heritage Explorer

Discover the tranquil waterways, wildlife and rich history of New Zealand's Marlborough Sounds on an unforgettable, intimate 5-day Kiwi walking adventure exploring Queen Charlotte Sound aboard our luxurious 18-guest expedition yacht Heritage Explorer.

Specially designed for more active travellers looking to explore these remote waterways, coves and coastlines only accessible by sea this voyage gives walking and hiking enthusiasts the opportunity to trek sections of the iconic Queen Charlotte Walkway, discover the rich whaling history of Perano, and experience thrilling island explorations of renowned conservation success stories Motuara and Blumine Islands, the latter also featuring WWII gun emplacement ruins.

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