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Picton Sound

Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-573 8994
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USD 74.51*
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Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise
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USD 48.92*
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InterIslander Ferry - Picton to Wellington
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USD 1,203.44*
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5-Day New Zealand North and South Island Highlights Trip
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“south island” (16 reviews)
“lovely town” (3 reviews)
“ferry port” (2 reviews)
Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-573 8994
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived early at Picton terminal, don't know why I do that as I'm a nautical miles member... Join nautical miles $25 best money your spend even if your crossing once. First on ship which means first off. Plus discounts for plus club. Plus club is...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are not many ferry terminal areas that are so very pretty. Lovely views of the sound and pretty quayside walks.

Thank RosieFifeGirl
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I got into Picton late at night. Could not see anything. Upon waking.... this place and the sound are gorgeous!! I took the ferry to Wellington through Picton Sound and was on sensory overload!!!!! Beautiful!!!!!!

Thank gary c
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We fell in love with Picton. It is small but has a bit of everything, not least incredible views and scenery. Do stay for a few days - there is more to it than a ferry port!

Thank Salcheltenham
Reviewed 9 May 2017

When in Picton head out into the Sounds on foot via the Snout Track walk. Can be accessed from town but we parked up the hill - follow signs for Victoria Domain. The views are stunning and the walk is an excellent 2hr+ hike along...More

Thank NatashaRachael
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Lucky enough to visit this place on a beautiful sunny day, we cruised in through the heads and docked at the container port, with a short bus trip to Picton, loved every minute of this visit, so much to do and see was a shame...More

Thank MartinKerrForbes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great village to spend a day or two in. Marina, coastal walks, dolphin and whale viewing, specialty shops, restaurants and bars.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We went to Cougar Lines and booked a visit to Kaipupu Point and went over at 11:30am and got picked up at 2:00pm. We had a very pleasant walk around the track which was made four years ago. There are lookout points along the way...More

Thank jeanette174
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Had 3 nights in Picton at Sounds Vista B+B Great accommodation , good walks, excellent access to the Marlborough vineyards and a wonderful vegetarian meal ( the "stack") at Sea Breeze restaurant We also made a day trip to Wellington to Te Papa museum Well...More

Thank smw45
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Beautiful waters with some good swimming beaches. Moderate weather while we were there made for a very enjoyable time.

Thank ikiser
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