Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand is located at the north end of the South Island and is made up of winding waterways that are filled by the Pacific Ocean.
The Marlborough Sounds contains a key whale migration route that heads North through Cook Straight between June to August. During this season, you are likely to spot Humpback Whales, Right Whales, Fin Whales and Blue Whales. There are five dolphin species that can be seen in the waters of the Sounds: Dusky, Bottlenose, Common, Orca and the rare Hector’s Dolphins. Other than cetaceans, there are a wealth of seabirds to view as well as New Zealand Fur Seals.