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Picton, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 8994
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So glad our cruise boat stopped here. Stop bus trip into town & what a joy it was. Our lucky day had the markets there. Wonderful things to buy. Very vibrant place & nice views. Fantastic. Cheapest of all places to buy souvenirs.

Thank Louie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of nights here. Arrived on ferry from Welly! And explored the tracks from Picton to Waikawa rather than taking an organised boat trip or walking the QC track. Paths are superb, well signposted and offer some excellent views and picnic spots. Good...More

1  Thank Petsnelson
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We buzzed around Picton Sound during a water taxi ride from Picton. It was a great introduction to the Marlborough Sound area. Deep blue water. Green hills plunging down into the sea. Blue sky. Bright sun. Brisk cool wind. Makes you feel alive - and...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a great spot to sit and watch the world go by. Great playground for kids, very well thought out.

Thank 56ME2017
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Sit by the foreshore or stroll around the bay and take in the views of the sounds take a look at the many boat trips on offer or visit the museum or movie theatre. Grab a bite to eat or a drink and enjoy it...More

1  Thank PatMacnz64
Reviewed 10 August 2017

As so many others have said, Picton Sound is incredibly scenic. If you're in the area, it's a great place to visit. The view is wonderful. There's a park where you can walk or just hang out. Dining is plentiful in the area. My wife...More

1  Thank Sandro M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Came to the town by cruise ship and was dropped off in the town by bus. Walked here and was taken back by the amazing views over the bay. Very pretty and so beautiful. You must walk around to get the views from every angle...More

Thank smart5
Reviewed 8 July 2017 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

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 24 June 2017

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
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