Christmas Hours
Our office crew are away enjoying their time off. However Diane will be monitoring the phones and emails and will respond if required.

Current cabin availability is on the dates & costs page.
We wish you a wonderful and safe Christmas and New Years’

Is walking your thing?
5 Night Cruise and Walk

Queen Charlotte Walking Track
February 2017

A cruisy way to walk this
‘World Famous' 70 km track.

Walk as much or as little of the track that suits you, if you don’t want to walk then just stay on board and relax or there may be a short walk option that suits you.

We drop you ashore each day to walk different sections of the track and pick you up again at a pre-arranged location and time.

  • No back tracking
  • No luggage to carry
  • Same bed/cabin each night
  • Hot shower
  • And all your meals are taken care of for you.

Cruise and Walk dates available here


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The areas we cruise




Specialising in cruises for the mature person

'Living the Experience'
'Creating Memories'

 Marlborough Sounds, Stewart Island, Fiordland

Watching the sunset on the top deck of Affinity, Marlborough Sounds


New Zealand’s MUST DO three iconic cruising locations  whether it’s Walking, Fishing, Flora and Fauna, early European History, Bird Watching or just sitting back and relaxing we have a cruise tailored just for YOU!

The Marlborough Sounds at the top of the South Island with its hidden bays and coves, variety of walking tracks and great weather is a fantastic cruising location.  

Stewart Island has some wonderful walks with breathtaking views as well as a guided visit to Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary – an unforgettable experience that gets you up close to some of New Zealand’s native birds and trees.  

Fiordland is the place to cruise for its raw beauty, towering cliffs and roaring waterfalls, it’s a photographers delight. Then there’s the walks through virgin native bush, history of Captain James Cook and the early European settlers, fishing and the playful fur seals.  

Join us onboard our comfy small cruising ship the Affinity for a cruise that will leave you with a lifetime of memories and new friends, travel and discover in some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery. 




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  Captain Captains

Marlborough Sounds Scallop Closure

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has decided for sustainability reasons to close part of the Southern Scallop Fishery (SCA7), which covers the top and northwest coast of the South Island, for the coming season.

The measures will prohibit commercial and recreational fishing for scallops in all of the Marlborough Sounds and part of Eastern Tasman Bay for the coming season, ending on 14 February 2017.

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