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Marlborough Sounds Cruise from Picton
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Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise
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InterIslander Ferry - Picton to Wellington
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Picton, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 8994
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"south island"
in 18 reviews
"lovely waterfront"
in 2 reviews
"boat trips on offer"
in 2 reviews
"interesting shops"
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"friendly locals"
in 3 reviews
"ferry terminal"
in 8 reviews
"visiting nz"
in 2 reviews
"new zealand"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful sunny day"
in 4 reviews
"cruise boat"
in 3 reviews
"hire car"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 4 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 3 reviews
"pleasant walk"
in 2 reviews
"queen charlotte drive"
in 4 reviews
"great scenery"
in 2 reviews
"two hours"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely parks and pathways to accommodate a pleasant walk or cycle around the marinas, docks and waterfront including an arched walkway that allows for good photos of the area. Plenty of cafes and bars to choose from for a snack or meal. Friendly atmosphere and...More

Thank Nonapama
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very small town, nice area around the port plus two other small business areas, one you can walk to the other 3 or so km away. Great hikes right in the port area. Many shops , eateries, grocery stores etc in the area. Fun little...More

Thank RatzkiTom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We moored in the Marina for a couple of nights. Lots to see and do in Picton. Very friendly people, even attended the local Ti Chi group. Great shopping facilities, laundromat and if you are there on a day when the cruise ships are in,...More

Thank DJandR
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Picton for 3 nights on our trip around the coast of South Island, Christchurch to Christchurch. Having visited numerous towns we rate Picton highly with regards to accomodation quality, restaurants and things for the tourist to do. TTa reviews helped us enourmously...More

Thank peterwV975TL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although when I arrived in Picton, it was a cold and rainy day, I found Picton to be a nice little town with friendly people. Located on a bay and surrounded by mountains, I wish the clouds were not so low for taking pictures. But...More

Thank Dale L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous instructions from wilderness guides. Beautiful scenery lovely places to go for half a day including isolated beaches . Easy to steer kayaks with rudder! Easy to keep out of the way of the ferries that use a stretch of the water - it’s a...More

Thank Saintsjane
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to Picton and my memory was leaving the ferry terminal and getting as far away as quick as possible but that was a wrong impression as the town is quite pretty and the Picton Sound quite beautiful on a nice...More

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little spot on the top of the south island. Lovely views, nice little bay area and a good atmosphere on the town.

Thank Veevers84
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had previously passed through Picton after crossing on the Ferry. This time on a cruise ship we had the day to look around the town centre. Even though it was a Sunday the area was open for business and well serviced with coffee shops...More

Thank Mike I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to visit Picton sound, kayak across it (Marlborough Sounds Adventure Co) as well as hike along Victoria domain (public park trails) to Bob's Bay to 'hunt' for shells. We ate a great lunch at Seabreeze Cafe, sitting in the sunshine, and walked...More

Thank JennJ15
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