Day One - Arrive Picton Fernview Cottage Bed and Breakfast, is a historic villa and is only a 10 minute walk through the marina to the center of Picton. Your hosts, Carlie and Greg will provide you with a information pack regarding your walk and will answer any last minute questions. If you are arriving by train or ferry we can pick you up from the terminal. Please just let us know at the time of booking.
Day Two - Ship Cove to Cnoc Na Lear Boutique Lodge The morning will start with a filling continental breakfast before being transferred to the water taxi which will deliver you to Motuara Island bird sanctuary where you will have time to walk to the top of the island for panoramic views before being picked up and taken over to the start of the track at Ship Cove. An area of historical significance, this is where Captain Cook spent over 100 days during five separate visits. A four to five hour walk through pristine bush will take you to Cnoc Na Lear, a boutique lodge in Endeavour Inlet, where you will stay with Colleen and Peter, your hosts for the night. Enjoy a three course dinner and NZ wines or beer in the garden outside your suite just 30 metres from the waters edge.
Day 3 - Cnoc Na Lear to Picton Start your day with another hearty breakfast and then set off on an easy 4 hour walk around the coastline of Endeavour Inlet. Take in the stunning views, listen to the birdlife, learn about the local mining history and enjoy your picnic lunch by the waterside. At the end of your walk at Punga Cove return back to Picton onboard Beachcomber Cruises Mailboat. Return to Fernview Cottage Bed and Breakfast.
Includes: Picton transfers to/from ferry/train station Two nights B&B at Fernview Cottage in Picton One night B&B at Cnoc Na Lear Guesthouse on the Queen Charlotte Track Three course evening meal at Cnoc Na Lear Continental breakfasts Daily packed lunches Water taxi transfers of overnight luggage Water taxi transport to and from the track Visit to Motuara Island Information kit including maps *Drinks and Picton meals not included