For those who want to explore the true wilderness of the Outer Queen Charlotte Sound, but would like to do it independantly, join one of our three or four day packages to explore the Sanctuary Islands and the Cape Jackson Peninsula.
Having Anakakata Lodge, a 100 year old homestead, on the Cape Jackson peninsula as your 'base', explore what the outer limits has to offer.
Each day you will set out on a variation of challenging adventures.
Walk in Captain Cooks footsteps at Ship Cove. Travel through virgin forest in the outer reaches of the Queen Charlotte Sound. Visit the predator free Sanctuary Islands Motuara and Bluemine, and see some of New Zealands rarest and endangered native birds. Also observe the native flora flourishing.
Explore the Cape Jackson peninsula itself, home to the spectacular Queen Charlotte Wilderness Park and our home too.
Journey through some of the most deserted and exposed landscape in the area with a ringing background of bird call and commune with the animal and marine life that calls the Marlborough Sounds their home.
Join our 3 day walking/boat tour to explore the Outer Queen Charlotte Sounds and the Outer Sanctuary Islands.
Each day sets out on a variation of exciting places to explore. Travel in Captain Cooks "boat wake" from Ship Cove to Cape Jackson peninsula, our home, home of Queen Charlotte Wilderness Park and the longest privately owned walking tracks in the Queen Charlotte Sound. More Information
Join our 4 day walking/boat tour to explore the Outer Queen Charlotte Sounds and the Outer Sanctuary Islands. This tour is similar to our 3 day package however it adds a challenging walk on the first day from Ship Cove to Anakakata Lodge Cape Jackson. A must for those avid trampers!More Information