- Travel with E-Ko and Support local Conservation efforts
- Visit or Stay in an idyllic, private Bay
- EASY Walking options – 1 hour or less
- Cruise Calm Sheltered Waters of Queen Charlotte Sound
- No Seasickness guaranteed
- Experienced Captains with Fun and informative commentary
- FREE Binoculars for you and Species ID Cards
- Amazing Photo opportunities so close you only need a phone
- Add Extra options to extend to a Full Day Adventure
Save the planet –Take an E-Ko Tour! A portion of each tour fee goes back into conservation
Tour info in brief
|2hr – 2 days|
|Winter = 10am , 2pm : Summer 8am , 10am , 2pm , 4pm|
|Pricing:||Adult: Adult: $50 one Way $75 Return (16+ years)
Child: Child: $40 one Way $55 Return (5-15 years)
Infant: Infant: FREE (0-4 years)
|Location:||No 1 Wellington Street , Picton|
|Briefing:||15 minutes before Tour Departs|
No Seasickness Guarantee
About the Tour
At Mistletoe bay the Walks do not require a QC Track pass: You will need this if you go onto Anakiwa.
Peninsular Track – Located on the beachfront, the Peninsular Track is a 1-hour walk with stunning views of both Mistletoe and Waterfall Bay.
James Vogel Track – The James Vogel Track is located at the far-right corner of the lower campground. It is a 45-minute loop walk through the forest.
Onahau Point Look Out - Take the James Vogel Track located at the far-right corner of the lower campground and follow the Queen Charlotte Track signs to Ships Cove and then to Onahau Point Lookout. You will find amazing views of both Queen Charlotte and Kenepuru Sound. If walking along to Anakiwa you will require a QC Track pass $12.
You can hire a Mask, Snorkel, wetsuit, and enjoy the water or a kayak. The coastal walk takes you to the prettiest bay in the inner sounds or just relax on your own beach and unwind.
What to expect
The Short walks at Mistletoe Bay Eco Village are either along the coast with great views into the local bays or follow an old access route to Queen Charlotte Track which is an easy walk as it follows the coastline into the next beautiful bay.
The Campsite itself is beside a beautiful private beach and has a small stream flowing through it. Toilets and facilities are provided by Mistletoe Bay Trust and you can arrange accommodation there if you want to stay the night. 64 3 573 4048
What to bring
You can bring your swimming shorts in summer and beach equipment, or hire a mask/snorkel and wetsuit to enjoy the water.
The Walking track is easy and only basic footwear is required.
If you are staying the night or having a picnic, bring a rubbish bag to take everything out 🙂
Where are we?
We are located conveniently on Picton’s main waterfront with car parking close by and only a 1-minute walk from the main street.
Just look for the Dusky Dolphin outside our shop.
Before your tour starts feel free to take a seat inside the shop or outside on our sun drenched deck and enjoy the stunning views.
Customers can also get online with our free WiFi, and purchase a tea or coffee to enjoy on the deck.
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.