For almost a century the Pelorus Mail Boat, in the breathtaking Marlborough Sounds, has been delivering mail, groceries and crucial supplies to isolated homesteads nestled in the quiet, secluded bays of the Pelorus Sounds – and you’re invited along for the ride!
Our Mail Boat departs at 10am from the friendly little township of Havelock (30 minutes from Blenheim, 45 minutes from Picton and an hour from Nelson) and will spend the next five to six-and-a-half hours delivering mail and supplies to inlets and jetties dotted around the Pelorus Sound. The Pelorus Mail Boat cruises through the largest, quietest and most remote part of the Marlborough Sounds – no roads, ferries or cruise ships.
All our trips include commentary on the history of the Pelorus Sound and its residents.
Bring your own lunch, snacks and beverages – we provide complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits onboard.
Mail Run Cruise: Adult $130 | Children $50 | Infant Free
Transfers Zone 1 One way: Adult $25 | Child $10 | Infant Free
Transfers Zone 2 One way: Adult $35 | Child $15 | Infant Free
Transfers Zone 3 One way: Adult $45 | Child $20 | Infant Free
Transfers Zone 4 One way: Adult $55 | Child $25 | Infant Free
*Children (5-15) | Infant (under 5s)
Location / Contacts
- Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 AM
- Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- Saturday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM