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Marlborough Sounds

Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-577 5587
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“new zealand” (43 reviews)
“south island” (30 reviews)
“scenic route” (6 reviews)
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Picton, New Zealand
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+64 3-577 5587
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"new zealand"
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"south island"
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"scenic route"
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"stunning scenery"
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"mail boat"
in 20 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 8 reviews
"queen charlotte track"
in 31 reviews
"sunny day"
in 11 reviews
"interislander ferry"
in 8 reviews
"boat trip"
in 13 reviews
"captain cook"
in 11 reviews
"mussels"
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"great trip"
in 7 reviews
"water taxi"
in 10 reviews
"ships cove"
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"furneaux lodge"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I couldb't believe people are actually living. I am sure they can't get enough of breath-taking views.

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Marlborough is unbelievable. I don't understand why it isn't the most popular destination in New Zealand.

Thank Abhilasha V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the area it’s a must do. So pretty and relaxing, very picturesque, a photography must.

Thank Therese H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of New Zealand's best kept secrets. Great hostels, wonderful wharf, stunning day hikes, walkable. I just love it.

Thank Nichole S
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Picton is perfectly located to access the Marlborough Sounds which are only able to be reached by boat. There are many wonderful tracks to walk from Picton or further afield by boat.

Thank Eor O
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Bay by bay in the Marlborough sounds in the top of the South Island will remain in my memory for the rest of my life Fantastic

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Traveled from Wellington to Picton on the wonderfully equipped ferry. Within a short time, it seemed, we were traversing the wonderful world of the Marlborough Sound, the Queen Charlotte in particular. The dolphins followed our ship making the spectacular scenery even more amazing. On a...More

Thank Dennis W
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Travelled through on the ferry from Picton to Wellington. Beautiful sights and wildlife, one of the best places we have visited.

Thank gincledon
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

From the time the Interislander ferry enters the waters of the South Island to the time you get to Picton, the only thing possible to do is to stare at the scenery of the Marlborough Sounds. Words simply cannot describe the beauty of the water,...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Amazing scenery. We took the Mail Boat cruise from Picton and really enjoyed the leisurely trip out to the isolated residents around the Sound. Very good value for money and informative commentary from the skipper. A good way to get an appreciation for the size...More

Thank Peter B
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