See Cougar Line’s daily schedule to plan and book your water transfer or scenic cruise from Picton to Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui or Grove Arm.

Our daily departing schedule from Picton to Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui and the Grove Arm offers return and one-way water transfers for the Queen Charlotte Track, accommodation including lodges and baches, and scenic cruises.

For water transfers outside of this schedule, or for exclusive charter bookings, please talk to us.

SUMMER TIMETABLE: October - April

All times are approximate except for Picton departure times.

Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui

Departs Picton Ship Cove/ Meretoto Resolution Bay Furneaux Lodge Punga Cove Bay of Many Coves Torea Bay

Arrives Picton

(approx)

8am 9am 9.15am 9.30am 9.45am 10.15am 10.45am 11am
10am 11am 11.15am 11.30am 11.45am 12.15pm 12.45pm 1pm
1.30pm 2.30pm 2.45pm 3pm 3.15pm 3.45pm 4.15pm 4.30pm
6pm* N/A 6.45pm 7pm 7.15pm 7.45pm 8.15pm 9pm

*Every Friday during October & November, daily December - April.

Grove Arm

Departs Picton Lochmara Bay Mistletoe Bay Waterfall Bay Anakiwa Jetty Arrives Picton (approx)
11.30am 11.45am-12 noon 11.45am-12 noon 11.45am-12 noon 12.30pm* 12.30pm-1pm
2pm 2.45pm-3.15pm 2.45pm-3.15pm 2.45pm-3.15pm 3.45pm-4pm

4.30pm

 

*Pick up from Anakiwa at a different time is available for an extra $30pp, minimum 4 people. Please email us or phone us on +64 3 573 7925 to book.

WINTER TIMETABLE: May - September

All times are approximate except for Picton departure times.

Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui

Departs Picton Ship Cove/ Meretoto Resolution Bay Furneaux Lodge Punga Cove Bay of Many Coves Torea Bay

Arrives Picton

(approx)

9am 10am 10.15am 10.30am 10.45am 11.15am 11.45am 12 noon
1.30pm 2.30pm 2.45pm 3pm 3.15pm 3.45pm 4.15pm 4.30pm

5.30pm

Fridays*

N/A 6.15pm 6.45pm 7pm 7.30pm 8pm 8.15pm

*Fridays only, May - September

Grove Arm

Departs Picton Lochmara Bay Mistletoe Bay Waterfall Bay Anakiwa Jetty Arrives Picton (approx)
2pm 2.15pm 2.15pm 2.15pm 3pm 3.30pm