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The Best Activities in Picton and the Marlborough Sounds

If you got a few hours to spare before/after your journey on the Interislander, then E-ko Tours run a range of land and sea tours, where you can experience an huge variety of wildlife

From wild dolphins to rare land birds to cute blue penguins and lazy seals - we've got them all! 🙂

Best of all, we have a 100% money back 'No SeaSickness Guarantee' on all our sea tours. The super calm waters of the Marlborough Sounds allow us to do this, and it's a guarantee that no one else is willing or able to offer!

You Will Never Miss Your Ferry

Our tour schedules are integrated with the Interislander - so there is no chance that you'll miss your ferry.

Two Hour Tours

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Our tour to Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary allows you to experience nature at it's best in this short but entertaining tour.

Kaipupu was created to protect and enhance our unique wildlife, and is only accessible by boat. On this tour you'll come across species such as these.

  • Little Blue Penguins
  • Fluttering Shearwaters
  • White Fronted Turn
  • Spotted Shag, Pied Shag, Little Black Shag
  • Australasian Gannets
  • New Zealand Fur Seals
  • Bellbird
  • New Zealand Wood Pigeon
  • and more!

Four Hour Tours

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Our Motuara Island Sanctuary and Dolphin Watching Tour is our most popular tour. On this adventure you'll see more wild life than almost anywhere else.

We'll be looking for:

  • Wild Dolphins - Hectors, Bottlenose and more.
  • Little Blue Penguins
  • Fluttering Shearwaters
  • White Fronted Turn
  • The rare (endangered King Shag)
  • Australasian Gannets
  • New Zealand Fur Seals
  • Bellbird
  • New Zealand Wood Pigeon
  • Rowi Kiwi
  • and more!

Hire An E-Moped

Hire an e-moped e from our shop and take a cruise around Picton in the coolest way possible - without breaking a sweat.

We have high quality e-mopeds for hire at just $50 per hour.

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The Best Experience

✓ Exclusive No SeaSickness Guarantee
✓ Experience Wild Dolphins
✓ Free Coffee and Wi-Fi
✓ 5 minute walk from the ferry terminal
✓ Perfect for families - the kids will love it!
✓ Fully Guided - we don't leave you on your own

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Free Coffee and Wi-Fi

We are located just minutes from the Interislander ferry terminal, and when you are at our shop, you can use our free Wi-Fi (it's fast!) and customers can enjoy a free coffee or tea.

E-Ko Tours lets you experience Picton/Marlborough better than the rest

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