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Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary Cruise & Walk

Cruise the majestic Marlborough Sounds on a scenic journey to Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary, a predator free island administered by the Department of Conservation. Spend 1 hour ashore to enjoy native birdlife and immerse yourself in the natural surroundings and stunning views. Follow the track which winds up to the highest point of the island for fantastic views across to Ship Cove. Dolphins, 90% encounter rate, NZ Fur Seals, penguins & seabirds.

After your walk, return to the boat, sit back and relax while you head to Punga Cove Resort.

Two people for one night, at a cost of $245 per person including:

Motuara Island Cruise – departs Picton 8am
One hour to enjoy this Island
Accommodation – 1 night at Punga Cove Resort in a Kiwi Chalet - Other options available if required.
Return water taxi transport to Picton.
Available from 01 October 2018 to 30 April 2019. - Subject to availability. Not open during winter

To book this great offer, contact us directly via email enquiries@pungacove.co.nz
or call us on +64 3 579 8561.

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Your accommodation options at Punga Cove

Tasteful and stylish accommodation set in native New Zealand bush.


We have 5 suite options featuring open plan living and extensive views of the bay.


Our chalets sleep 2-3 people, with kitchenette, ensuite bathroom and private decks.


Our lodge is comfortable and would suit a large family group or groups of friends, some rooms with shared facilties


Our more affordable accommodation available for single travellers, with 7 single rooms and 1 double room option.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Set amongst stunning scenery in the magnificent waterways of New Zealand's Marlborough Sounds, Punga Cove is the perfect retreat for people wanting to relax in style.