Discover Marlborough Sounds

$4,200 / per person

**Prices from NZ$4,200 per person**

Departing Tauranga 8 May to 14 May, and 14 May to 22 May 2021.

Join this luxurious new 18-guest expedition yacht on the Discover Marlborough Sounds voyage departing 8 May 2021 and receive:

• a FREE scenic Coastal Pacific train journey, Christchurch return, and

• a FREE night's accommodation, including breakfast, at the Scenic Hotel Marlborough at the completion of your voyage.

Master Suite from $7,837pp

Double cabins from $6,930pp

Twin cabins from $5,975pp 

Single accommodation available by application

We are delighted to offer this in-depth exploration Cruise-Tour to the top of the south island – into the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, on the brand new Heritage Explorer. Small and intimate, with a maximum of 18 guests on board.

With a dedicated Expedition Leader, zodiacs and kayaks, you can be as active as you like…or simply cruise in total comfort enjoying the best of NZ food and wine. Relax at the end of the cruise at the Chateau Marlborough for 2 nights and visit the Omaka Classic Car Collection. A personally guided tour of the Omaka Aviation Centre to see both WW1 and WW2 Exhibitions – courtesy of the brilliance of Sir Peter Jackson. Finalising the visit to this beautiful wine region with a fully guided Half day Wine tour and tastings.


  • Return flights Tauranga - Blenheim - Tauranga
  • Two nights at the Chateau Marlborough Blenheim
  • 7 day / 6 night Discovery Cruise on Heritage Explorer
  • All yacht cabins with private facilities
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner daily on the cruise
  • Full Beverage service aboard the Cruise
  • Daily briefings with Expedition Leader
  • Shore trips, Excursions, Walks and Kayaking
  • Personally Guided Tour of the Omaka Aviation Centre Exhibitions
  • Visit to the Omaka Classic Car Collection
  • Fully Guided Half Day Wine Tour






Note: Some voyages will operate the itinerary in reverse. During our voyage, circumstances may make it necessary or desirable to deviate from the proposed itinerary. This can include poor weather and opportunities for making unplanned excursions. Your Expedition Leader will keep you fully informed. Contact You Travel Bethlehem for availability and deposit requirements.


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