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Kraken Travel Sailing Holidays

12th March 2024 to 19th March 2024

Stewart Island to Picton, New Zealand

From £2250 per person

Deposit 20%. Balance due 12wks before embarkation
A coastal passage from Stewart Island to Picton, up the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
Clear
Suited to
Singles, Couples, Groups
Difficulty
Intermediate. Some sailing experience required
Nights onboard
7
Vessel type
Steel-hulled Ketch
Vessel length
70ft
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
Single Bunk

7 nights: 12 -  19 March 2024

Price: AUD $4,250 / £2,250 per person

*Trips are priced in the operator's local currency. The sterling amount shown is a guide only and the amount you pay in sterling will change with currency fluctuations.

A coastal passage from Stewart Island to Picton, up the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

  • Departure port: Oban, Stewart Island

  • Arrival port: Picton, Marlborough

  • Stops en-route: Subject to weather and wind direction, 1 – 2 stops are likely en-route.

  • Stopover options:

    • Dunedin

    • Timaru

    • Akaroa

    • Marlborough Sounds

Your crew package includes; all meals onboard, crew meals and any stopover ports, accommodation onboard, your Ocean Sailing Expeditions crew shirt, the use of a PFD (personal floatation device), PLB (personal locator beacon), and a safety tether. Your bedding, a pillow and towel are also included along with suncream.

Your crew package excludes; accommodation ashore, flights and transport to and from departure and arrival ports, alcohol, toiletries, clothing and wet weather gear. You will need to complete either a 5-hour online or 2-day classroom-based Sea Safety and Survival Training Course or equivalent prior to departure.

Its always recommended that you book flights with date flexibility incase of unforeseen changes due to weather or schedules. Accommodation options if you want to stay ashore either side of trip: AirBNB, Booking.comWotif & HomeAway.

GETTING TO AND FROM THERE

  • Arrival Airport: Stewart Island, New Zealand (via Invercargill International Airport)

  • Departure Airport: Picton or Blenheim Airport (via Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland International Airports). The Interislander Cook Strait ferry also runs between Picton and Wellington.

Stewart Island, New Zealand

Picton, New Zealand

  • Departure port: Oban, Stewart Island

  • Arrival port: Picton, Marlborough

  • Stops en-route: Subject to weather and wind direction, 1 – 2 stops are likely en-route.

  • Stopover options:

    • Dunedin

    • Timaru

    • Akaroa

    • Marlborough Sounds