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Queen Charlotte Track

Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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USD 61.04*
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Self-Guided Queen Charlotte Track Walk from Picton
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USD 131.88*
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Full Day Queen Charlotte Kayak and Walking Tour from Picton
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“punga cove” (68 reviews)
“great walk” (47 reviews)
“ship cove” (62 reviews)
Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you love walking in nature than this is a doable walk for just about anyone, regardless of fitness (just go slower on the hills). The scenery is perfect - sounds, bays, native birds (Weka are common birds walking along the track), tree ferns, beech...More

Thank Charity T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say? Walk a little, walk a lot, it's fabulous. Worth coming to Picton just to walk on the track, even just for a couple of hours. You don't have to do all of it to enjoy it, though I plan to come...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just some tips, if you're heading here on winter like I did, it's very important to leave as soon as it's bright enough. The sun rises late and sets early. Also, my vodaphone pocket wifi didn't work on the trail, I didn't get any cell...More

1  Thank mackeyboy446
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a road called Queen Charlotte drive. Approx 1 hour Picton to somewhere I went in !!! I am a kiwi and have driven the entire country every month for years But this is the first time I have found this road. I will...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take a walk on the wild side, with a lot to take in from views to die for, to little gems of places to stay at, all here to please and delight you. Not many places on gods earth can offer so much as the...More

Thank barneyPlymouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in Picton, then heading on a mountain bike for a five-day combined walk and bike-ride on the Queen Charlotte Trail is the strongest memory of my whole NZ journey. A must-do when visiting New Zealand and hopping the islands. Perfect camping sites, some offering...More

Thank peronlindell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't have much previous experience of Mountain Biking but I'm in good shape which is necessary for this track especially if you plan to do it in 2 days. It was challenging, there were a lot of pushing and down hills where somewhat scary....More

Thank miikkabe
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Loved it great experience Punga cove was amazing great service and helpful Debretts also amazing The term resort is loosely used in one case

1  Thank Peta K
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Kayaks and bicycle hire,water taxi tours, flying at the Picton airport, shuttle to Blenheim and airport,

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We walked a small section of the track, from Anakiwa to the look out and back. We enjoyed the walk, the views out to the Sound were lovely. Not too strenuous, it took us about 3 hours return.

Thank LauraEvans88
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Michelle H
27 February 2017|
Response from QCTInc | Property representative |
Hello Michelle, thanks for your question. A number of our member operators are able to do this for you and you can find their details on the official Queen Charlotte Track website qctrack. The Picton & Blenheim i-Sites will... More
18 February 2017|
Response from QCTInc | Property representative |
Hello thank you for your question. There is a list of our members that offer guided tours on the Official Queen Charlotte Track website qctrack so it would be good to double check with them with regards to tour end dates... More
30 January 2017|
Response from QCTInc | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your question. There is just the Endeavour Inlet suspension bridge, all the rest are solid wooden bridges. So the section is Endeavour Inlet to Camp Bay. I contacted the Department of Conservation and... More