Cruise and Walk the Queen Charlotte Track
4, 2, or 1 hour walk options with boat set down at Ship Cove, Resolution Bay or Furneaux Lodge respectively.
Cruise to Ship Cove at the entrance to Queen Charlotte Sound and step ashore in the footsteps of explorer Captain James Cook. After exploring Ship Cove, walk through magnificent virgin forest and you’ll emerge at the ridgeline to breathtaking views of Cook Strait and Resolution Bay. A gentle walk on from Resolution Bay traverses native forest over a low saddle offering spectacular views. The gradual descent curls along the shoreline to historic Furneaux Lodge.
4 hour walkdepart The Portage at 8am on the courtesy shuttle to Torea Bay to meet the boat, set down is at Ship Cove. Just advise the skipper on board.2 hour walkdeparts The Portage at 10am and sets down at Resolution Bay.1 hour walkdeparts The Portage at 10am and sets down at Furneaux Lodge – wander the grounds or for the more adventurous take the walk up to the waterfall. Return boat trip departs Furneaux Lodge wharf at 3pm for a return to Torea Bay at 4.30pm.