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Waterways Boating Safaris

745 Kenepuru Road | RD 2, Picton 7282, New Zealand
+64 3-574 1372
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A superb experience. Leicester looks after you completely and his knowledge is endless. You get... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2012
Anakiwa, New Zealand

This is a great way to see the Marlborough sounds. It’s very fun to drive your own boat. The... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2012
Ashley W
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Leicester and Liana have decided to retire and close Waterways boating safaris. We would like to thank everyone who has enjoyed a day out on the water with us. We especially would like to thank all of those who gave us such great reviews over the last 15 years. We thank TripAdvisor as without this website, our business could never have been so successful. The concept that reviews are not solicited and are given freely is one of the best advantages of TripAdvisor. In our travels around the world, both past and in the future, TripAdvisor is our main source of unbiased and useful information from other travellers rather than being baed on commissions or advertising fees being paid by activity and accommodation providers.
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745 Kenepuru Road | RD 2, Picton 7282, New Zealand
+64 3-574 1372

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Reviewed 24 September 2012

A superb experience. Leicester looks after you completely and his knowledge is endless. You get the opportunity to stop for photographs and see seals and dolphins so close. The adrenalin rush is fantastic. Our guests have enjoyed many safari trips with Waterways and we will...More

1  Thank Okiwa_Bay_Lodge
Reviewed 16 June 2012

This is a great way to see the Marlborough sounds. It’s very fun to drive your own boat. The guide is excellent and takes complementary pictures for you and transfers to a CD. We enjoyed seeing the wildlife. The color of the water throughout the...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Awsome way to see the sound in a short time with great caracters along the way

1  Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Whole trip was interesting, fun, a real experience!

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 10 April 2012

We did the full day tour and it was amazing. A lot more interactive than any other tour since you are able to drive your own boat, which gives you a lot of independence. tour guide stops you occasionally to talk to you about interesting...More

1  Thank Chan S
Reviewed 20 March 2012

Found this whilst browsing on Tripadvisor and so glad I did. It really is a superb way of exploring the Marlborough Sounds. I would go again tomorrow! At first I thought it was quite expensive but it was well worth the money and I would...More

Thank Debra D
Reviewed 7 March 2012

We took the half day tour. It was GREAT !!! Lester did a great job - taking us around and explaining everything - from History to present and future. It was a REAL fun !!! We will definitely do it again !!!

Thank ron e
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Our family of 2 adults and 2 teenage children did a half day safari which proved to be a wonderful way to see Kenepuru Sound. We were a small party of four boats (another couple, and a family with a couple of young children) plus...More

2  Thank deborah k
Reviewed 21 January 2012

I took my parents on this day trip around Kenepuru Sound. We just loved it-the sights, the boats and our excellent guide. A unique experience and a highlight of my year here in NZ so far!

Thank hkahussein
Reviewed 18 January 2012

We had a full day trip as our last hurrah on our trip to the South Island. We had an excellent experience from start to finish, with local advice re weather to help us decide which day to come, accurate directions and travel times from...More

Thank snuggle_muffin
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