Soar over the Marlborough Sounds in a VIP spec helicopter to meet your privately chartered luxury launch

Experience the stunning Marlborough Sounds on the MV Tarquin, a 20 metre private luxury cruise launch – includes private charter and private crew, fresh gourmet cuisine, including local seafood, matched with world-class local wines, and your own on-board chef for overnight charters

HALF DAY luxury private cruise includes:
  • You will be collected from Blenheim airport and flown in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter across breathtakingly beautiful terrain to a secluded bay in the Marlborough Sounds – 20 minute flight (or if you prefer, we can arrange private corporate transfers from Blenheim to Picton to meet your luxury launch)
  • There you will meet your 20 metre luxury cruise launch, for your private charter, with your own crew to cater to your every need.
  • Approx. 4 hour private charter, returning to Picton marina
  • Cruise the Queen Charlotte Sounds, with its beautiful scenery and the chance to see dolphins and local wildlife
  • Enjoy a bottle of world-renowned Cloudy Bay Pelorus and quintessential Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc from Cloudy Bay
  • Includes a Seafood Experience (a seafood ‘sampler’ accompanied by a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc) and light snacks and non-alcoholic refreshments

$4,963 per person (minimum 2 people)

FULL DAY luxury private cruise includes:
  • You will be collected from Blenheim airport and flown in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter across breathtakingly beautiful terrain to a secluded bay in the Marlborough Sounds – 20 minute flight (or if you prefer, we can arrange private corporate transfers from Blenheim to Picton to meet the luxury launch)
  • There you will meet your 20 metre luxury cruise launch, for your private charter, with your own crew to cater to your every need
  • Includes a Seafood Experience (a seafood ‘sampler’ accompanied by a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc) and light snacks and non-alcoholic refreshments
  • Take the kayaks and explore the bays, or sunbathe on a white sand beach
  • Experience Marlborough Sounds on a Plate – Marlborough is renowned for its seafood bounty, and this is the ultimate seafood extravaganza, with ceviche, gravlax, smoked shellfish, a divine shaved squid salad, fresh local whitefish, salmon and crayfish (or if you prefer, we can organise gourmet platters and a charcuterie board), and sweet treats to finish
  • Enjoy a bottle of world-renowned Cloudy Bay Pelorus and quintessential Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc from Cloudy Bay
  • Approx. 6 hour cruise, returning to Picton marina

$6,079 per person (minimum 2 people)

TWO DAY luxury private cruise includes:
  • You will be collected from Blenheim airport in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter and flown across land and sea to a secluded bay in the Marlborough Sounds – 20 minute flight (or your helicopter can meet you at Wellington airport and fly over the Cook Strait, or we can arrange private corporate transfers from Blenheim to Picton to meet your luxury launch)
  • Experience 48 hours on the water in the Queen Charlotte Sounds, with a private charter on a 20 metre luxury cruise launch, a private crew to cater to your every need, and your own on-board private chef
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a spacious deluxe double-cabin
  • Gourmet lunches matched with Marlborough wines – ask your chef for a one on one masterclass
  • Morning and afternoon teas and non-alcoholic refreshments
  • Pre-dinner drinks and canapés
  • 2 bottles of French champagne
  • Experience divine four course dinners prepared by your private chef using fresh local ingredients, internationally renowned Marlborough seafood, and all expertly matched with premium Marlborough wines, including quintessential Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
  • Includes all beverages, including a range of premium Marlborough wines and beers and a selection of international spirits
  • Continental or full breakfast, with fresh fruit and freshly brewed coffee
  • Fish off the launch, take the kayaks and explore secluded bays, or sunbathe on a white sand beach
  • Disembark with a chef-prepared picnic lunch at a picturesque location – visit a birdlife reserve or walk part of the world-famous 70km Queen Charlotte Track, passing through coastal forest, private bays, and along skyline ridges
  • Visit a New Zealand King Salmon farm or a mussel and oyster farm – learn about marine farming and sample fresh seafood delicacies
  • Return to Picton marina

$14,241 per person (couples rate/double room) ex Blenheim (minimum 2 people)

$15,290 per person (couples rate/double room) ex Wellington (minimum 2 people)

$8,803 per person for 4 guests ex Blenheim (2 suites, 2 trips out in helicoper – each couple gets a private scenic flight, 4 bottles of Champagne)

$6,454 per person for 6 guests ex Blenheim (3 suites, 2 trips out in helicopter, 6 bottles of Champagne)

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE TO INCLUDE:

AIRPORT CORPORATE TRANSFER – $330 for 2 guests from Picton marina to Blenheim township/ airport.
ABEL TASMAN BRUNCH FLIGHT TO AWAROA LODGE – Take a breath-taking scenic flight in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter over Abel Tasman National Park, alighting at beautifully secluded Awaroa Lodge in the heart of the Abel Tasman for a champagne brunch (allow half a day, with 1 hr 30 mins in the air) – $5,078 for 2 guests.
MARLBOROUGH BACK COUNTRY SCENIC FLIGHT AND WILDERNESS HELI PICNIC – Experience a majestic scenic flight in a in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter and a gourmet picnic in a wild, untouched location, deep in Marlborough back country (1 hour in the air) – $3,443 for 2 guests.
ADD A NIGHT AT THE MARLBOROUGH LODGE, a beautifully restored, luxury country estate, located in the heart of the famous Marlborough wine region, including one night’s accommodation in a premium suite, pre-dinner drinks and canapés, three course à la carte dinner made using fresh local produce, full or continental breakfast the next morning, plus private corporate transfers – pick up Picton marina and return to Picton/Blenheim airport – $2,750 for 2 guests (except 15 Dec to 7 Jan, when there is a two night minimum stay).

CLOUDY BAY LUXURY WINE EXPERIENCE – includes an exclusive guided vineyard tour at renowned Cloudy Bay winery, followed by a private VIP wine tasting. Then enjoy an extensive wine tasting followed by a relaxed three course lunch at Marlborough’s leading winery restaurant, made using fresh, mainly organic, local produce. Enjoy world-class wine with lunch and an espresso coffee to finish. Includes private corporate transfers – $1,605 for 2 guests.

Soar over the Marlborough Sounds in a VIP spec helicopter to meet your privately chartered luxury launch

Experience the stunning Marlborough Sounds on the MV Tarquin, a 20 metre private luxury cruise launch – includes private charter and private crew, fresh gourmet cuisine, including local seafood, matched with world-class local wines, and your own on-board chef for overnight charters

HALF DAY luxury private cruise includes:
  • You will be collected from Blenheim airport and flown in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter across breathtakingly beautiful terrain to a secluded bay in the Marlborough Sounds – 20 minute flight (or if you prefer, we can arrange private corporate transfers from Blenheim to Picton to meet your luxury launch)
  • There you will meet your 20 metre luxury cruise launch, for your private charter, with your own crew to cater to your every need
  • Cruise the Queen Charlotte Sounds, with its beautiful scenery and the chance to see dolphins and local wildlife
  • Enjoy a bottle of world-renowned Cloudy Bay Pelorus and quintessential Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc from Cloudy Bay
  • Includes a Seafood Experience (a seafood ‘sampler’ accompanied by a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc) and light snacks and non-alcoholic refreshments
  • Approx. 4 hour private charter, returning to Picton marina

$4,963 per person (minimum 2 people) 

FULL DAY luxury private cruise includes:
  • You will be collected from Blenheim airport and flown in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter across breathtakingly beautiful terrain to a secluded bay in the Marlborough Sounds – 20 minute flight (or if you prefer, we can arrange private corporate transfers from Blenheim to Picton to meet the luxury launch)
  • There you will meet your 20 metre luxury cruise launch, for your private charter, with your own crew to cater to your every need
  • Includes a Seafood Experience (a seafood ‘sampler’ accompanied by a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc) and light snacks and non-alcoholic refreshments
  • Take the kayaks and explore the bays, or sunbathe on a white sand beach
  • Experience Marlborough Sounds on a Plate – Marlborough is renowned for its seafood bounty, and this is the ultimate seafood extravaganza, with ceviche, gravlax, smoked shellfish, a divine shaved squid salad, fresh local whitefish, salmon and crayfish (or if you prefer, we can organise gourmet platters and a charcuterie board), and sweet treats to finish
  • Enjoy a bottle of world-renowned Cloudy Bay Pelorus and quintessential Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc from Cloudy Bay
  • Approx. 6 hour cruise, returning to Picton marina

$6,079 per person (minimum 2 people) 

TWO DAY luxury private cruise includes:
  • You will be collected from Blenheim airport in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter and flown across land and sea to a secluded bay in the Marlborough Sounds – 20 minute flight (or your helicopter can meet you at Wellington airport and fly over the Cook Strait, or we can arrange private corporate transfers from Blenheim to Picton to meet your luxury launch)
  • Experience 48 hours on the water in the Queen Charlotte Sounds, with a private charter on a 20 metre luxury cruise launch, a private crew to cater to your every need, and your own on-board private chef
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a spacious deluxe double-cabin
  • Gourmet lunches matched with Marlborough wines – ask your chef for a one on one masterclass
  • Morning and afternoon teas and non-alcoholic refreshments
  • Pre-dinner drinks and canapés
  • 2 bottles of French champagne
  • Experience divine four course dinners prepared by your private chef using fresh local ingredients, internationally renowned Marlborough seafood, and all expertly matched with premium Marlborough wines, including quintessential Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
  • Includes all beverages, including a range of premium Marlborough wines and beers and a selection of international spirits
  • Continental or full breakfast, with fresh fruit and freshly brewed coffee
  • Fish off the launch, take the kayaks and explore secluded bays, or sunbathe on a white sand beach
  • Disembark with a chef-prepared picnic lunch at a picturesque location – visit a birdlife reserve or walk part of the world-famous 70km Queen Charlotte Track, passing through coastal forest, private bays, and along skyline ridges
  • Visit a New Zealand King Salmon farm or a mussel and oyster farm – learn about marine farming and sample fresh seafood delicacies
  • Return to Picton marina

$14,241 per person (couples rate/double room) ex Blenheim (minimum 2 people)

$15,290 per person (couples rate/double room) ex Wellington (minimum 2 people)

$8,803 per person for 4 guests ex Blenheim (2 suites, 2 trips out in helicoper – each couple gets a private scenic flight, 4 bottles of Champagne)

$6,454 per person for 6 guests ex Blenheim (3 suites, 2 trips out in helicopter, 6 bottles of Champagne)

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE TO INCLUDE:

AIRPORT CORPORATE TRANSFER – $330 for 2 guests from Picton marina to Blenheim township/ airport.

ABEL TASMAN BRUNCH FLIGHT TO AWAROA LODGE – Take a breath-taking scenic flight in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter over Abel Tasman National Park, alighting at beautifully secluded Awaroa Lodge in the heart of the Abel Tasman for a champagne brunch (allow half a day, with 1 hr 30 mins in the air) – $5,078 for 2 guests.

MARLBOROUGH BACK COUNTRY SCENIC FLIGHT AND WILDERNESS HELI PICNIC – Experience a majestic scenic flight in a in a luxury AS355 Twin Engine VIP Spec helicopter and a gourmet picnic in a wild, untouched location, deep in Marlborough back country (1 hour in the air) – $3,443 for 2 guests.

ADD A NIGHT AT THE MARLBOROUGH LODGE, a beautifully restored, luxury country estate, located in the heart of the famous Marlborough wine region, including one night’s accommodation in a premium suite, pre-dinner drinks and canapés, three course à la carte dinner made using fresh local produce, full or continental breakfast the next morning, plus private corporate transfers – pick up Picton marina and return to Picton/Blenheim airport – $2,750 for 2 guests (except 15 Dec to 7 Jan, when there is a two night minimum stay).

CLOUDY BAY LUXURY WINE EXPERIENCE – includes an exclusive guided vineyard tour at renowned Cloudy Bay winery, followed by a private VIP wine tasting. Then enjoy an extensive wine tasting followed by a relaxed three course lunch at Marlborough’s leading winery restaurant, made using fresh, mainly organic, local produce. Enjoy world-class wine with lunch and an espresso coffee to finish. Includes private corporate transfers – $1,605 for 2 guests.