• All transport departs from Cougar Line's centrally located office on the waterfront in Picton, or by arrangement from the ferry terminal.
  • Travel is aboard one of the Cougar Line's luxury catamarans.
  • All track destinations can be accessed at least twice daily on our scheduled services.
  • Special charters are available by appointment.
  • The Cougar Line operates 7 days a week, 365 days a year and has no minimum passenger number requirements.

Resort Transfers

View details on transfers to Resorts & Lodges along the Queen Charlotte Track - click here ยป

Please Note

The Cougar Line reserves the right to amend or cancel sailings in the interest of passenger safety and comfort. While all reasonable care is taken of your luggage please understand luggage passes through a number of different hands a day and therefore luggage is transferred at owner’s risk.

Timetables & Fares

Cougar Line Transport options

Departs Picton Fare Price
(child 5 - 15, under 5 free)
 
Round Trip Track Pass
(includes free transfer across
Endeavour Inlet if required)
Summer (October - April): 8:00am, 10:00am & 1:30pm (& 6:00pm during peak season as far as Resolution Bay)
Winter (May - September): 9:00am & 1:30pm
$ adult
$ child
We have a FREE transfer service across Endeavour Inlet from Furneaux Lodge to Punga Cove leaving approx 3pm every day.
Track / Resort Transfers Varies from bay to bay
Luggage Transfers   Complimentary
included in return fares.
Bike Transfers   $ / bike / transfer

Cougar Line Day Trip options

  Departs Picton Fare Price
(child 5 - 15, under 5 free)
 
5 Hour Cruise & Walk 8:00am (October - April)
9:00am (May - September)
$ adult
$ child
4 Hour Cruise & Walk 8:00am (October - April)
9:00am (May - September)
$ adult
$ child
3 Hour Cruise & Walk 10:00am (October - April)
9:00am (May - September)
$ adult
$ child
2 Hour Cruise & Walk 10:00am: October - April
9:00am (May - September)
$ adult
$ child
1 Hour Cruise & Walk 10:00am (October - April)
9:00am (May - September)
$ adult
$ child
Half Day Cruise & Walk 11:30am $ adult
$ child
Discover Ship Cove 10:00am (October - April) $ adult
$ child

Cougar Line Cruise options

  Departs Picton Fare Price
(child 5 - 15, under 5 free)
 
3 Hour Sounds Delivery Cruise 10:00 am & 1:30pm (October - April)
9:00am & 1:30pm (May - September)
$ adult
$ child
Early Bird Eco Cruise 8:00am (October - April) $ adult
$ child
Ship Cove Picnic
(picnic not included)
10:00 am (October - April)
9:00am: May – September
$ adult
$ child
Lunch in the Sounds
(lunch not included)
10:00 am (October - April)
9:00am (May - September)
from $
Corporate Cruise 6:00pm (mid December - February) Customised to suit


all prices are quoted in New Zealand dollars
timetable & fares valid until Sept 2015