The start of your Queen Charlotte Track experience...

The Queen Charlotte Track with Cougar Line


Experiencing the Queen Charlotte Track could not be easier than with the Cougar Line. Booking your transport with the Marlborough Sounds premier water transport company, the Cougar Line, is simple - book your place on our boat, tell us where you want to go, hand us your pack and sit back and enjoy the wonder of the Queen Charlotte Sounds and track.

Open all year round. Marlborough’s temperate climate allows good walking conditions for people of all ages. Most choosing 4 day / 3 night options.

With over 20 years experience, Cougar Line is well recognised as the major water transportation company to the Queen Charlotte Track. We offer a wide choice of daily scheduled departures on board our modern catamarans and we are the first and fastest to and from the track each day.

Cougar Line Fleet

Cougar I

Cougar I

Cougar II

Cougar II

Sounds Exciting

Sounds Exciting

Sounds Adventure

Sounds Adventure

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