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The Best Tours in Picton and the Marlborough Sounds!

Picton is where the Interislander ferry journey starts/ends at the top of the South Island and is home to world class experiences.

Popular Experiences

👉 Swim with wild dolphins!

👉 Visit a predator free wildlife sanctuary

👉 Cruise around in an e-moped

👉Re-trace the steps of Captain Cook at Ship Cove

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


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


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!

Swim With Dolphins!

This is NZ’s best dolphin swimming experience in the shimmering, flat waters of the scenic Marlborough Sounds.

Swimming with wild dolphins is a genuine bucket list activity – we never get tired of seeing the joy and wonder on the faces of our swimmers!

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.


The Best Experience

✓ Exclusive No SeaSickness Guarantee
✓ Experience Wild Dolphins
✓ Free 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


Free 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 you can grab a coffee or tea from our shop to chill out while you're relaxing on our deck, overlooking the water.

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

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