Pelorus Activities and Attractions

The Pelorus region of Marlborough is a fantastic place for outdoor recreation. Whether you want to do a spot of fishing, do some hiking, do some sea or river kayaking, enjoy a meal of our world famous greenshell mussels, or relax in a luxury lodge with magnificent vistas of the Marlborough Sounds, there are activities for everyone, from families to seniors.

Here you'll find a directory of local operators who can help you experience the Pelorus region, whatever your style.

Mail Day at Wilson Bay Farm

Pelorus Mail Boat

World famous Pelorus Mail Boat delivering mail & supplies to remote locations, plus track & Accommodation transfers. Operating 7 days Summer, 3 days in winter.

+64 (3) 574-1088

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Sea Kayak Adventures

Experience the brilliant Marlborough Sounds by kayak/walk/bike. Rentals, guided trips, kids bikes, sit on-top kayaks, combo's of kayaking biking or walking.

+64 (3) 574-2765

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The Lodge at Te Rawa

Self-contained units for 2-8 persons, ensuite, luxury and budget, kitchen dining honeymoon suite. Bar & restaurant. Kayaks, dinghies, fishing, walking

+64 (3) 579-8285

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Blue Safari Charters & Cottage Accommodation

Cruise Pelorus Sound on 15 metre spacious power catamaran, tailored for your group/corporate outing. Accommodates 40 people for day trips/6 people live-a-board

+64 (3) 576-5292

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Pelorus River

Pelorus Eco Adventures

Hobbit kayak tour friendly guides, exhilarating adventure for the whole Family paddling down the Pelorus River. Tandem inflatable kayaks

+64 (3) 574-2212

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Explore Pelorus Sea Kayaks

Explore Pelorus Sea-Kayaks hire of double kayaks camping gear Accommodation .DoC camp/hut passes, rental accommodation, and transport to/from Elaine Bay

+64 (3) 576-5251

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Mistletoe Bay Eco Village

Our new development provides 8 new whare (cabins) each comprising a bathroom, sleeping and living areas for six. Communal kitchen & meeting room

+64 (3) 573-4048

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Smiths Farm Holiday Park

Self contained cabins that sleep 4 - 5, ablution block, laundry, a large kitchen and dining area, free gas BBQ, television, farm animals delight children

+64 (3) 574-2806

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Hopewell Lodge

Award winning lodge waterfront location. Quality affordable accommodation. Self catering , groceries, pizza, spa, hammocks, bikes, kayaks, fishing, SUP boards.

+64 (3) 573-4341

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Okiwi Bay Holiday Park & Lodge

Home-stay style Lodge, Cabin, Hire caravans, Powered & Non-powered sites, Beach, Boat ramp. Boat wash, fish cleaning bench, camp kitchen ablutions & laundry.

+64 (3) 576-5006

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Te Mahia Bay Resort

Resort with self catering seaview apartments, spacious waterfront motel units or 2, 3 and 4 bedroom, gracious heritage building. Wedding functions. Walks

+64 (3) 573-4089

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Havelock Holiday Park

Havelock Holiday Park is a quiet, pet friendly park powered sites, tent sites & cabins, kitchen & bathroom facilities, wheelchair accessible laundry BBQ

+64 (3) 574-2339

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On the Track Lodge

Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, the stunning Nydia Track. Stay in our beatiful lodge. Meals, hot-tub, kayaks, customised experience and transport packages.

+64 (3) 579-8411

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Greenshell Mussel Cruise

Join us for a unique 3 hour wine & food cruise experience through the tranquil Marlborough Sounds. Departs each day (summer season) 1.30pm from Havelock Marina.

+64 (3) 577-9997

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Sounds Great Holiday Homes

Offering self-contained homes/baches throughout the Marlborough Sounds. Water taxis, fishing, kayaking, mussel cruises & mail boat trips can be arranged.

+64 (272) 234-720

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Bay Adventure Touring Co.

Bay Adventures touring has kayaks, sit-on kayaks for children and mountain bike hire. Can arrange accommodation. Okiwi Bay, the Croiselles Harbour

+64 (3) 576-5559

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Pelorus Tours

Charter Boat & Package Tours - 2 or more people. Corporate & Family Functions. Pelorus Sounds Scenic Mussel farm cruise, Maud Island, Eco-Tours. Fishing, Diving

+64 (3) 573-4203

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Nydia Lodge

Base for boating, walking fishing mountain biking and swimming, permit to hunt is available. 9 separate bunk rooms shower, kitchen BBQ, wheelchair access

+64 (3) 520-3002

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Cowshed Bay DOC campsite

Enjoy boating, fishing, walking, mountain biking or simply relax in this popular coastal campsite in Kenepuru Sound. suitable for tents and motor homes

+64 (3) 520-300

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A challenging golf course within the Sounds, on a working farm at Nopera. Alongside this is the Nopera airfield, fly in for a weekend

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Cycling and Mountain Biking

Cycling and Mountain biking tracks in the Pelorus region

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Kayak tours and hire in the Pelorus region of Marlborough

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Try for the trophy Groper (Hapuka) or Snapper, catching Spotties off a jetty and gathering cockles and oysters off the beach

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Eco adventures, captive breeding program for native species

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Hunting can be done by permit in some of the area. Hunting equipment is also available to purchase.

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Cruise Pelorus and Keneperu Sounds in your own boat, charter one, or take advantage of one of the many water activities, cruises and tours on offer.

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Tramping, Walking, Hiking

Tramping, Walking & Hiking areas in the Pelorus region

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