Leaving Havelock Marina at 10.30am the Saturday and Sunday delivery cruises transport groceries, supplies and people into the Kenepuru Sound.
On this run you can get off the boat for a walk, bike ride (bring your own bike $5) – OR – enjoy a leisurely lunch (lunch is extra).
The approximate time to walk to the pick up point at Raetihi from Skiddaw Farm is about 1hr easy walk, or from Hopewell Lodge about 15minutes (you have 2hrs to make it). Alternatively you can remain on board through to Raetihi Lodge where you can get off the boat and have 2 hours for a full lunch and relax in a stunning setting (menu).
After lunch the boat will pick you up for the return cruise to Havelock arriving, usually, between 3pm and 3.30pm.
If you want to hear about the Greenshell Mussel Farms please book our full “Weekend Cruise & Delivery Run”
- Skiddaw to Raetihi – 1 hr walk
- Hopewell Lodge to Raetihi – 15 min
- Te Mahia to Anikiwa – 11/2 hr Bike (13km)
- Raetihi Lodge to Te Mahia Lodge -11/2 hr Bike (18km)
- Raetihi to Elie Bay – 11/4 hr Bike
- Torea Bay to Te Mahia –
- Te Mahia to Havelock – 3hr Bike (30km) via Queen Charlotte Track & Link Pathway
(Please Note – We have a reduced passenger limit set for our online booking system to allow us to control the maximum capacity depending on weather. If the trip should appear full please use the “Waiting List” option or call us on 03 574 1088.)
Tea and Coffee supplied
Lunch available at Raetihi Resort (download menu) or bring your own
DISCLAIMER – Routes and timings may vary due to tides, weather and delivery requirements (no two days the same on the Mail Run).