The 71km Queen Charlotte Track passes through lush coastal forest, historic bays, and has breathtaking views of the Marlborough Sounds throughout. Cougar Line is the Marlborough Sounds premier water transportation company and is the start of your Queen Charlotte Track experience. Book your place on our boat, tell us where you want to go, hand us your pack and sit back and enjoy the wonder of the Queen Charlotte Sounds and track. Providing fast and efficient water taxi service to all resorts, lodges and private homes along the Queen Charlotte Sound, whether you want to walk, bike, kayak or simply cruise. With scheduled daily departures Cougar Line has gained a reputation for quality vessels and outstanding service.
The Queen Charlotte Track passes through lush coastal forest, historic bays & along skyline ridges with breathtaking views of the Queen Charlotte Sounds. A truly unique environmental, cultural and lifestyle experience for even the most seasoned hiker
The Round Trip Track Pass with Cougar Line is the easiest and most economical way to walk the Queen Charlotte Track. Cougar Line will take you to any entry point on the track and return you from any exit point on quality vessels with experienced Skippers.
Included in this pass is a free transfer across Endeavour Inlet from Furneaux Lodge to Punga Cove and the free transfer of your luggage to your accommodation along the way. You need only carry a day-pack as you enjoy the spectacular Queen Charlotte Track each day!
The 71km Queen Charlotte Track passes through lush coastal forest, historic bays, and has breathtaking views of the Marlborough Sounds throughout. An incredible environmental, cultural and lifestyle experience to even the most seasoned mountain biker
Mountain bikers of all levels will revel in the undulating landscape of the Queen Charlotte Track. The track can be comfortably ridden from Ship Cove to Anakiwa in 2 – 3 days (depending on your fitness level). There are challenging climbs and descents for the experienced, or easy exit points for those not wishing to ride the most technical sections.
A Round Trip Track Pass with Cougar Line will take you and your bike to and from the track. We will transfer your bike safely in bike racks on board our boats, protecting your investment. We will also transfer your luggage daily on to your choice of accom, meaning you have no bulk to carry and freedom to move throughout your adventure.
Combination biking and kayaking transfers also available.
Cougar Line, Marlborough Sounds premier water transport company, has over 30 years experience transporting people and goods to and from the Queen Charlotte track, resorts and private homes along the Marlborough Sounds. Sit back and relax as you cruise the idyllic Queen Charlotte Sound. These short trips are ideal if you have limited time and are waiting for an afternoon ferry. We will pick you up and drop you back at the ferry terminal wharf the same day.
Just check your luggage in at the terminal and then step on board for a taste of the Marlborough Sounds that can’t be seen by road or on a Cook Strait crossing.
Walking the whole track is a popular challenge however, for those with limited time, we offer a range of options to capture the natural and historic world of the Queen Charlotte Track in one just day. Select a walk, and cruise the rest with Cougar Line. From 1 hour to 8 hour walks, there are walks designed to suit all fitness levels and ages.
Pricing from: Adults: $85 per person Child: $42.50 pp
Queen Charlotte Track Route options:
5 HOUR – 14km: Ship Cove – Furneaux Lodge.
4 HOUR – 11km: Furneaux Lodge – Punga Cove
3 HOUR – 10km: Resolution Bay – Furneaux Lodge
2 HOUR – Ship Cove – Resolution Bay.
1 HOUR – Furneaux Lodge Waterfall.
Pricing from: Adults: $75 Child: $35 Route options:
HALF DAY – 13km: Mistletoe Bay – Anakiwa
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