Winter & Spring Specials on Queen Charlotte Track

Save 30% on walking the Queen Charlotte Track from 1 July to 29 October 2020.  With the comforts of water transfers, daily luggage transfers, and hotel en-suite accommodation – the Queen Charlotte Track is the perfect walking option for these cooler months.

Renowned for its unique combination of challenge and comfort amid glorious scenery, the Queen Charlotte Track meanders 73km from shoreline to ridgeline along the Marlborough Sounds. With luggage transferred ahead daily, walkers and bikers journey through stunning native bush and contrasting landscapes by day. By night enjoy the comfort of hotel en-suite accommodation at Furneaux Lodge, Punga Cove Resort & The Portage Hotel (Portage Hotel available only from 28 September onwards).

Please note that due to lodge closures at differing times during the winter, itineraries have been adjusted to offer a 3 day walk from 1 July to 28 September.  We can provide a 4 day walk option on request.

Our Special walk packages feature:

  • Twin/double share en-suite accommodation
  • Packed lunch each day
  • Water transport to the track and transfer of luggage each day
  • Transfer back to Picton
  • Complete information pack for use whilst walking the track
  • QCTLC Pass

Click here to book a 3 Day Freedom Walk at the special rate – enter discount code
Oct 2020 at booking details stage to receive 30% discount

Click here to book a 4 or 5 day Freedom Walk at the special rate – enter discount code
Oct 2020 at booking details stage to receive 30% discount

Our 3 day Queen Charlotte Track itineraries have been designed to work around differing lodge closures through the winter months.  Please click on the Book Now button to find out more details on the differing itineraries during the period 1 July to 28 September 2020.

Itinerary from 2 July to 19 July
Day OneShip Cove to Furneaux Lodge, overnight (5.5 hour walk – 17km)
Day TwoFurneaux Lodge to Punga Cove Resort, overnight (4 hour walk – 12km)
Day ThreePunga Cove to Torea Bay and back to Picton (8 hour walk – 24km)

Itinerary from 20 July to 31 August
Day OneShip Cove to Furneaux Lodge, overnight (5.5 hour walk – 17km)
Day TwoBoat to Punga Cove Resort walk to Furneaux Lodge, overnight (4 hour walk – 12km),
Day ThreeBoat to Punga Cove walk to Torea Bay and back to Picton (8 hour walk – 24km)

Itinerary from 31 August to 28 September
Day One Ship Cove to Furneaux Lodge, overnight (5.5 hour walk – 17km)
Day TwoFurneaux Lodge to Punga Cove Resort, overnight (4 hour walk – 12km)
Day Three – Punga Cove to Torea Bay and back to Picton (8 hour walk – 24km)

Itinerary from 29 September to 29 October
Our standard 4 & 5 day walk itineraries are available due to all 3 lodges being open.  Select the Book Now button to read further for these options. Don’t forget to enter the OCT2020 Promo/voucher code to receive the 30% discount for October.

Prices & Inclusions

Trip Validity Normal Rate Special Rate
3 day walk 1 July to 28 September 2020 Standard $645
Upgrade $700
$452
$490
4 day walk 29 September to 29 October 2020 Standard $870
Seaview $890
Upgrade $1,020
$609
$623
$714
5 Day walk
(4+1 rest day)
29 September to 29 October 2020 Standard $1,020
Seaview $1,055
Upgrade $1,195
$714
$739
$837
5 Day walk
(walk each day)
29 September to 29 October 2020 Standard $995
Seaview $1,080
Upgrade $1,220
$697
$756
$854

Inclusions:

  • Complete information pack for use whilst walking the track
  • Twin share en-suite accommodation as listed
  • Packed lunch each day (except the rest day if on a 5 day walk)
  • Water transport to the track and transfer of luggage each day
  • Transfer back to Picton

To receive the special rates, please click on the Book Now button and when entering your details fill the special offer code with OCT2020 to receive the Winter & Spring discount.

Prices quoted are in NZ$, include GST, and are based on twin/double share.

Prices valid for departures up to the 29 October 2020 and do not apply to existing bookings during this period

Click here to book a 3 Day Freedom Walk at the special rate

Click here to book a 4&5 day Freedom Walk at the special rate

Our Terms & Conditions have been amended to recognise the current environment that we are all working in.

We understand that due to Covid19,  Governments can unexpectedly impose travel bans that disrupt your plans. We have modified our standard terms and conditions to try and provide more flexibility, should you be affected by changes in government restrictions, while at the same time ensuring that we comply with the terms and conditions required by our suppliers.

Please note that we will be recommending, that should changes be required due to travel restrictions, you transfer your booking to a later date (within 12 months of your booking). There is no fee for change of bookings under these conditions.

Our payment, cancellation and refund policy is as follows:

  1. A non-refundable deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm your booking
  2. Full payment is required 30 days prior to departure date.
  3. Cancellations received 30 to 16 days prior to departure date receive – 75% of total package refunded
  4. Cancellations received up to 15 to 8 days from the date of departure – 50% of total package refunded
  5. Cancellations received 7 days or less from date of departure – no refund

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend you take out comprehensive travel insurance.  If you are living in NZ, we know it is not commonplace to take out domestic travel insurance, however the investment in your holiday with us can be substantial therefore it is worth considering taking out domestic travel insurance for this purpose.  Companies such as https://www.covermore.co.nz/travel-insurance/domestic-travel-insurance are worth considering.

Departures on any day, subject to accommodation availability,

Click here to book a 3 Day Freedom Walk at the special rate

Click here to book a 4&5 day Freedom Walk at the special rate